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KECI Missoula
June 28Calvin Sale Jr. in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, in 1917, served as a U.S.
June 28
KECI Missoula / Posted 9 hours ago
Calvin Sale Jr. in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, in 1917, served as a U.S. representative from 1953 until 1959 and as a U.S. senator from 1959 to 2010. Besides being the longest-serving senator at the time of his death, he was also the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Susan Sarandon: ‘Hollywood is more upset about people getting fat and old than about politics’Dig around a bit and you will find footage from 1974 of Susan Sarandon discussi
Susan Sarandon: ‘Hollywood is more upset about people getting fat and old than about politics’
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
Dig around a bit and you will find footage from 1974 of Susan Sarandon discussing Richard Nixon on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Unmistakably wide eyed and clean of diction, she parks herself beside the actor and comedian Jonathan Winters... Read more
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Variety
Oscar Race at the 2016 Halfway Mark: Diversity & Confusionusual. Two things are clear: The studios are back-loading their awards hopefuls
Oscar Race at the 2016 Halfway Mark: Diversity & Confusion
Variety / Posted 3 days ago
usual. Two things are clear: The studios are back-loading their awards hopefuls yet again, with launches at fall festivals and/or the fourth quarter; and there are more diverse films in the mix, with at least 16 potential biggies from filmmakers... Read more
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Reuters
'Star Trek' actor's death prompts new calls for auto recall fixduring the photo call for the movie 'Burying the ex' at the 71st Venice Film Fe
'Star Trek' actor's death prompts new calls for auto recall fix
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
during the photo call for the movie 'Burying the ex' at the 71st Venice Film Festival September 4, 2014. The 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee is exhibited at a car dealership in Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S. on July 24, 2015. Actor Anton Yelchin poses... Read more
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Business Wire
Dolby Surpasses Major Milestone of 600 Dolby Atmos Screens Installed or Committed in EMEABARCELONA, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) has reac
Dolby Surpasses Major Milestone of 600 Dolby Atmos Screens Installed or Committed in EMEA
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
BARCELONA, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) has reached a significant landmark with its Dolby Atmos® sound technology, confirming there are now over 600 screens installed or committed across the EMEA region. Dolby received... Read more
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Variety
Academy’s Vocal Critics Fail to Advance in Board of Governors ElectionsIt’s been a turbulent year at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, as
Academy’s Vocal Critics Fail to Advance in Board of Governors Elections
Variety / Posted 10 days ago
It’s been a turbulent year at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, as an ambitious plan to diversify its ranks led to internal backlash. Some of the most vocal critics have accused the Board of Governors of bowing to outside political... Read more
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Perth Now
Oscars bow to pressure over all-white awardsTHE Academy Awards have bowed to pressure over its lack of African American nom
Oscars bow to pressure over all-white awards
Perth Now / Posted 12 days ago
THE Academy Awards have bowed to pressure over its lack of African American nominates. The Oscars have pledged to double the number of female and minority members by 2020, and will immediately diversify its leadership by adding three new seats to... Read more
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Herald Sun
Oscars bow to pressure over all-white awardsTHE Academy Awards have bowed to pressure over its lack of African American nom
Oscars bow to pressure over all-white awards
Herald Sun / Posted 13 days ago
THE Academy Awards have bowed to pressure over its lack of African American nominates. The Oscars have pledged to double the number of female and minority members by 2020, and will immediately diversify its leadership by adding three new seats to... Read more
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Variety
CBS Sets Deal to Keep Grammy Awards Telecast Through 2026CBS and the Recording Academy extended their existing deal by five years, which
CBS Sets Deal to Keep Grammy Awards Telecast Through 2026
Variety / Posted 13 days ago
CBS and the Recording Academy extended their existing deal by five years, which means the Grammys. Under the terms of the agreement, CBS will air the Academy’s annual two-hour Grammy specials as well as other programs about which details will be... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Oscars bow to pressure over all-white awardsTHE Academy Awards have bowed to pressure over its lack of African American nom
Oscars bow to pressure over all-white awards
The Courier Mail / Posted 13 days ago
THE Academy Awards have bowed to pressure over its lack of African American nominates. The Oscars have pledged to double the number of female and minority members by 2020, and will immediately diversify its leadership by adding three new seats to... Read more
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Variety
Annecy: ‘Nothing Happens’ Finds Support From Denmark, FranceSelected to be pitched at Annecy 2016’s Mifa market on June 15, “Nothing Happen
Annecy: ‘Nothing Happens’ Finds Support From Denmark, France
Variety / Posted 13 days ago
Selected to be pitched at Annecy 2016’s Mifa market on June 15, “Nothing Happens” is an animated short film and also a cinematic VR experience, aimed at questioning the role of the spectator by inviting him to participate in an event. Targeting... Read more
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Animation World Network
WATCH: ACM SIGGRAPH Unveils 2016 Festival Animation TrailerThis year's SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival brings together some of the wo
WATCH: ACM SIGGRAPH Unveils 2016 Festival Animation Trailer
Animation World Network / Posted 13 days ago
This year's SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival brings together some of the world's most innovative, accomplished, and amazing digital film and video creators and showcases their exceptional work. A new trailer with highlights from the 2016... Read more
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PR NewsChannel
Florida court rules Bank of America must pay homeowner 6 years of attorney fees on dismissed foreclosure lawsuitTJ Fisher (left) and friends on the set of Trinity Broadcasting Network, Hollyw
Florida court rules Bank of America must pay homeowner 6 years of attorney fees on dismissed foreclosure lawsuit
PR NewsChannel / Posted 14 days ago
TJ Fisher (left) and friends on the set of Trinity Broadcasting Network, Hollywood, Fla. America’s most-hated bank lost back-to-back court motions on Friday when a judge ordered Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) to pay Author TJ Fisher’s... Read more
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Reality TV World
'Hamilton' expected to win big at Sunday's Tony Awards ceremonybut multiple mentions in some categories means it can't win all 16 prizes for w
'Hamilton' expected to win big at Sunday's Tony Awards ceremony
Reality TV World / Posted 17 days ago
but multiple mentions in some categories means it can't win all 16 prizes for which it is nominated. ADVERTISEMENT Creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda's American history-themed show is widely regarded as a lock for the Best Musical prize, as well... Read more
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Variety
Hattie McDaniel: Hollywood’s Beloved, Controversial TrailblazerShe was born in Wichita, Kans., in 1895, the youngest of 13 children of two for
Hattie McDaniel: Hollywood’s Beloved, Controversial Trailblazer
Variety / Posted 17 days ago
She was born in Wichita, Kans., in 1895, the youngest of 13 children of two former slaves. Five years later, the family moved to Colorado, where she made her debut on the relatively new medium of radio. She is credited as being the first black woman... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Who should the film academy add to address its diversity problem? Here are 12 picks from our readersHollywood has a tendency to overlook and ignore a number of people in the quest
Who should the film academy add to address its diversity problem? Here are 12 picks from our readers
Los Angeles Times / Posted 19 days ago
Hollywood has a tendency to overlook and ignore a number of people in the quest for box-office dollars and cinematic masterpieces. As evidenced by the #OscarsSoWhite dust-up, those people are often women, people of color and LGBT folk. In response,... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
How one film fest is changing the diversity discussionrealized two years ago while programming the Los Angeles Film Festival, which h
How one film fest is changing the diversity discussion
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 19 days ago
realized two years ago while programming the Los Angeles Film Festival, which has sought to find its place among sales- and star-driven fests like Toronto, Sundance and Cannes. “We can be the change we’re looking for by stepping up,” says... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
How one film fest is changing the diversity discussionrealized two years ago while programming the Los Angeles Film Festival, which h
How one film fest is changing the diversity discussion
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 19 days ago
realized two years ago while programming the Los Angeles Film Festival, which has sought to find its place among sales- and star-driven fests like Toronto, Sundance and Cannes. “We can be the change we’re looking for by stepping up,” says... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
How one film fest is changing the diversity discussionrealized two years ago while programming the Los Angeles Film Festival, which h
How one film fest is changing the diversity discussion
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 19 days ago
realized two years ago while programming the Los Angeles Film Festival, which has sought to find its place among sales- and star-driven fests like Toronto, Sundance and Cannes. “We can be the change we’re looking for by stepping up,” says... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
How one film fest is changing the diversity discussionrealized two years ago while programming the Los Angeles Film Festival, which h
How one film fest is changing the diversity discussion
KING5 Seattle / Posted 19 days ago
realized two years ago while programming the Los Angeles Film Festival, which has sought to find its place among sales- and star-driven fests like Toronto, Sundance and Cannes. “We can be the change we’re looking for by stepping up,” says... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
How one film fest is changing the diversity discussionrealized two years ago while programming the Los Angeles Film Festival, which h
How one film fest is changing the diversity discussion
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 19 days ago
realized two years ago while programming the Los Angeles Film Festival, which has sought to find its place among sales- and star-driven fests like Toronto, Sundance and Cannes. “We can be the change we’re looking for by stepping up,” says... Read more
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First Coast News
How one film fest is changing the diversity discussionrealized two years ago while programming the Los Angeles Film Festival, which h
How one film fest is changing the diversity discussion
First Coast News / Posted 19 days ago
realized two years ago while programming the Los Angeles Film Festival, which has sought to find its place among sales- and star-driven fests like Toronto, Sundance and Cannes. “We can be the change we’re looking for by stepping up,” says... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
How one film fest is changing the diversity discussionrealized two years ago while programming the Los Angeles Film Festival, which h
How one film fest is changing the diversity discussion
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 19 days ago
realized two years ago while programming the Los Angeles Film Festival, which has sought to find its place among sales- and star-driven fests like Toronto, Sundance and Cannes. “We can be the change we’re looking for by stepping up,” says... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
How one film fest is changing the diversity discussionrealized two years ago while programming the Los Angeles Film Festival, which h
How one film fest is changing the diversity discussion
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 19 days ago
realized two years ago while programming the Los Angeles Film Festival, which has sought to find its place among sales- and star-driven fests like Toronto, Sundance and Cannes. “We can be the change we’re looking for by stepping up,” says... Read more
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KTVB Boise
How one film fest is changing the diversity discussionrealized two years ago while programming the Los Angeles Film Festival, which h
How one film fest is changing the diversity discussion
KTVB Boise / Posted 19 days ago
realized two years ago while programming the Los Angeles Film Festival, which has sought to find its place among sales- and star-driven fests like Toronto, Sundance and Cannes. “We can be the change we’re looking for by stepping up,” says... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
How one film fest is changing the diversity discussionrealized two years ago while programming the Los Angeles Film Festival, which h
How one film fest is changing the diversity discussion
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 19 days ago
realized two years ago while programming the Los Angeles Film Festival, which has sought to find its place among sales- and star-driven fests like Toronto, Sundance and Cannes. “We can be the change we’re looking for by stepping up,” says... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
How one film fest is changing the diversity discussionrealized two years ago while programming the Los Angeles Film Festival, which h
How one film fest is changing the diversity discussion
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 19 days ago
realized two years ago while programming the Los Angeles Film Festival, which has sought to find its place among sales- and star-driven fests like Toronto, Sundance and Cannes. “We can be the change we’re looking for by stepping up,” says... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
How one film fest is changing the diversity discussionrealized two years ago while programming the Los Angeles Film Festival, which h
How one film fest is changing the diversity discussion
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 19 days ago
realized two years ago while programming the Los Angeles Film Festival, which has sought to find its place among sales- and star-driven fests like Toronto, Sundance and Cannes. “We can be the change we’re looking for by stepping up,” says... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
How one film fest is changing the diversity discussionrealized two years ago while programming the Los Angeles Film Festival, which h
How one film fest is changing the diversity discussion
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 19 days ago
realized two years ago while programming the Los Angeles Film Festival, which has sought to find its place among sales- and star-driven fests like Toronto, Sundance and Cannes. “We can be the change we’re looking for by stepping up,” says... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
How one film fest is changing the diversity discussionrealized two years ago while programming the Los Angeles Film Festival, which h
How one film fest is changing the diversity discussion
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 19 days ago
realized two years ago while programming the Los Angeles Film Festival, which has sought to find its place among sales- and star-driven fests like Toronto, Sundance and Cannes. “We can be the change we’re looking for by stepping up,” says... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Emerging Voices mentorship program opens call for entries 6th June 2016 · 0 Comments The New Orleans Film Society (NOFS) has announced
Emerging Voices mentorship program opens call for entries
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 21 days ago
6th June 2016 · 0 Comments The New Orleans Film Society (NOFS) has announced a call for entries for its Emerging Voices Mentorship program, which offers mentorship opportunities to... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
How we came up with our Diverse 100 list, and why Tina Fey and other white people are on itWhen April Reign first tweeted and launched #OsarsSoWhite in 2015, she outlined
How we came up with our Diverse 100 list, and why Tina Fey and other white people are on it
Los Angeles Times / Posted 24 days ago
When April Reign first tweeted and launched #OsarsSoWhite in 2015, she outlined the problems facing the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences: that people of diverse background were not being seen in front of and behind the camera, they weren’t... Read more
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Daily Mail
How fatherhood finally tamed Russell the HellraiserCrowe said there was a period in his life 'when things got intense' He said mi
How fatherhood finally tamed Russell the Hellraiser
Daily Mail / Posted 25 days ago
Crowe said there was a period in his life 'when things got intense' He said mistakes occurred when he let the pressures of acting get to him Now, at 52, he has settled for quieter life as responsible father and husband Russell Crowe's... Read more
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The New Yorker
Prescription for DisasterRelatives of Stephen Schneider’s patients asked him about all the opioids they
Prescription for Disaster
The New Yorker / Posted 25 days ago
Relatives of Stephen Schneider’s patients asked him about all the opioids they were taking. He said everything would be fine.Credit Illustration by Stephen Doyle In 2005, the medical examiner in Wichita, Kansas, noticed a cluster of deaths that were... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Palm Springs International ShortFest announces lineupPalm Springs International ShortFest will showcase 327 films including 46 World
Palm Springs International ShortFest announces lineup
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 26 days ago
Palm Springs International ShortFest will showcase 327 films including 46 World Premieres, 63 North American Premieres and 13 U.S. Premieres. The selection of films for screening and competition features star-studded casts and award-winning... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Our Diverse 100: Meet Teyonah Parris, the actress working to change Hollywood's mindsBut her breakthrough came from the independent film “Dear White People” in 2014
Our Diverse 100: Meet Teyonah Parris, the actress working to change Hollywood's minds
Los Angeles Times / Posted 26 days ago
But her breakthrough came from the independent film “Dear White People” in 2014. She also starred in Spike Lee’s anti-gang and gun violence satire “Chi-Raq” in 2015. This Q&A is part of a special series examining diversity in the Academy of Motion... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Our Diverse 100: Meet So Yong Kim, the director who struggles to see people like herself in the industryher the special jury prize at Sundance that year. Her other features, 2008’s “N
Our Diverse 100: Meet So Yong Kim, the director who struggles to see people like herself in the industry
Los Angeles Times / Posted 26 days ago
her the special jury prize at Sundance that year. Her other features, 2008’s “Na-moo-eobs-neun san,” 2012’s “For Ellen” and this year’s “Lovesong” were also critics’ favorites across the country at festivals large and small. This Q&A is part of... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Our Diverse 100: Meet Keke Palmer, the actress looking to social media to change HollywoodArwas) 2002’s “Barbershop 2: Back in Business” was Palmer’s first movie role,
Our Diverse 100: Meet Keke Palmer, the actress looking to social media to change Hollywood
Los Angeles Times / Posted 26 days ago
Arwas) 2002’s “Barbershop 2: Back in Business” was Palmer’s first movie role, but she became notable for 2006’s “Akeelah and the Bee.” Ten years later, she’s mastered the world of television, film, stage and music. This Q&A is part of a special... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Our Diverse 100: Meet Alexandra Billings, the transgender actress finally getting mainstream attentionActress Alexandra Billings. (Courtesy of Alexandra Billings) In 2005, Billings
Our Diverse 100: Meet Alexandra Billings, the transgender actress finally getting mainstream attention
Los Angeles Times / Posted 26 days ago
Actress Alexandra Billings. (Courtesy of Alexandra Billings) In 2005, Billings became the first openly transgender woman to play a transgender character on television in the film “Romy and Michele: In the Beginning.” She has since had roles in... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Academy's diversity push crashes into the math and definitionsThe answer is simple – and complicated. The academy’s key mandate states that
Academy's diversity push crashes into the math and definitions
Los Angeles Times / Posted 26 days ago
The answer is simple – and complicated. The academy’s key mandate states that candidates must have “demonstrated exceptional achievement in the field of theatrical motion pictures.” And, while membership criteria vary among the academy’s individual... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Our Diverse 100: Meet Patrik-Ian Polk, the man bringing black gay stories to screens large and smallPatrik-Ian Polk. (D.S. True) Polk is a multi-hyphenate talent known for showca
Our Diverse 100: Meet Patrik-Ian Polk, the man bringing black gay stories to screens large and small
Los Angeles Times / Posted 26 days ago
Patrik-Ian Polk. (D.S. True) Polk is a multi-hyphenate talent known for showcasing black gay experiences on television and film. Responsible for the iconic series “Noah’s Arc” and the films “Punks,” “The Skinny” and “Blackbird,” he’s been... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Our Diverse 100: Meet Tina Mabry, the director turning negatives into positivesdebut in 2009, “Mississippi Damned,” which she also wrote, was a festival circu
Our Diverse 100: Meet Tina Mabry, the director turning negatives into positives
Los Angeles Times / Posted 26 days ago
debut in 2009, “Mississippi Damned,” which she also wrote, was a festival circuit success. It won top prizes at a host of them including Outfest, the New York LGBT Film Festival and the American Black Film Festival. Since, she has directed... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
AMPAS Dir. Randy Haberkamp Returns Home to Speak to St. Marys RotaryThe Managing Director of Preservation and Foundation Programs for the Academy o
AMPAS Dir. Randy Haberkamp Returns Home to Speak to St. Marys Rotary
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 26 days ago
The Managing Director of Preservation and Foundation Programs for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences returns home to visit with the St. Marys Rotary. Ohio native Randy Haberkamp grew up in New Knoxville, but has since worked with the... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
L.A. Film Festival: The diversity dilemma, plus nine movies to seeMany film festival programmers will tell you that their primary goal is to find
L.A. Film Festival: The diversity dilemma, plus nine movies to see
Los Angeles Times / Posted 27 days ago
Many film festival programmers will tell you that their primary goal is to find the best films they can, and all other considerations are of secondary importance. On at least one front, however, the Los Angeles Film Festival has become a notable... Read more
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The Maui News
'Search Hawaii: Where food meets culture'is no stranger to celebrity TV chefs. Spago Maui at the Four Seasons Resort Mau
'Search Hawaii: Where food meets culture'
The Maui News / Posted 29 days ago
is no stranger to celebrity TV chefs. Spago Maui at the Four Seasons Resort Maui is owned by Wolfgang Puck, and Morimoto Maui at Andaz Maui is owned by the "Iron Chef" himself. Of course, lesser-known Wailea chefs and others have... Read more
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/Film
Rare Revenge of the Jedi Teaser Dug Up by The AcademyNo, that’s not a typo. Any Star Wars fan can tell you that the original title f
Rare Revenge of the Jedi Teaser Dug Up by The Academy
/Film / Posted 1 months ago
No, that’s not a typo. Any Star Wars fan can tell you that the original title for the final installment of the original trilogy was Revenge of the Jedi. Franchise creator George Lucas eventually changed the title to Return of the Jedi before release... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Bill Cosby Fast Facts(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of comedian and actor Bill Cosby. Personal:
Bill Cosby Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 1 months ago
(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of comedian and actor Bill Cosby. Personal: Birth date: July 12, 1937 Birth place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Birth name: William Henry Cosby, Jr. Father: William Henry, Sr., U.S. Navy mess steward Mother:... Read more
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