Tag: Arts and entertainment

Pioneering Hollywood casting director Lynn Stalmaster dies

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Lynn Stalmaster, the Oscar-winning casting director whose eye for talent helped launch the careers of John Travolta, Christopher Reeve, Richard Dreyfuss and many other...

Wolves’ Beasley gets 120-day sentence for gun threat

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MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Timberwolves guard Malik Beasley was sentenced Tuesday to 120 days in jail after pleading guilty to a felony charge of threats...

Chasing a repeat: Elliott out for 2nd straight NASCAR title

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — NASCAR's newest champion will wreck one of his best friends to win a race. An exhibition race! Nothing but the...

Ashley Judd describes how she ‘nearly lost’ her leg in Congo

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NEW YORK — Ashley Judd has recounted a painful ordeal she believes almost cost her leg after tripping in a Congolese rainforest and having...

Stevie Wonder awarded Israel’s prestigious Wolf Prize

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JERUSALEM — Music legend Stevie Wonder on Tuesday was awarded Israel's Wolf Prize, headlining a group of laureates in the arts and sciences receiving...

Kate Winslet turns TV sleuth, says she’d flop in real life

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LOS ANGELES — Kate Winslet is playing a police detective on TV, and that’s where her crime-busting ambition ends. ...

‘The Bachelor’ host stepping away after racial controversy

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Chris Harrison, host of “The Bachelor,” says he is stepping down from his TV role and is “ashamed” for his handling of a swirling...

Robert Spano to become music director of Fort Worth Symphony

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FORT WORTH, Texas — Robert Spano will become music director of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra for the 2022-23 season. ...

Review: Pentatonix evolve their sound with new cool material

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Pentatonix, “The Lucky Ones” (RCA Records) There's a new Pentatonix album,...

EXPLAINER: Why impeachment evidence tested TV’s standards

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NEW YORK — All the words abounded — the ones that you're not supposed to hear on broadcast television or, for that matter, in...