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Variety
Alejandro G. Inarritu's 'Revenant' DGA Win Keeps Oscar Guessing Game GoingThe “Revenant” director became the first filmmaker to ever win back-to-back DGA
Alejandro G. Inarritu's 'Revenant' DGA Win Keeps Oscar Guessing Game Going
Variety / Posted 3 hours ago
The “Revenant” director became the first filmmaker to ever win back-to-back DGA honors for feature filmmaking Saturday night, and really, beyond the simple unlikely nature of that prospect, it’s difficult to call it a shock. After all, it’s not a... Read more
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indieWIRE
Why Netflix Renewed 'Orange is the New Black' for Three Seasonsas an incredible springboard for its diverse cast: Uzo Abuda has won two Emmys,
Why Netflix Renewed 'Orange is the New Black' for Three Seasons
indieWIRE / Posted yesterday
as an incredible springboard for its diverse cast: Uzo Abuda has won two Emmys, Danielle Brooks is currently starring in "The Color Purple" on Broadway and Laverne Cox is going to be Dr. Frank-N-Furter in the upcoming Fox remake of "The Rocky... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
#OscarsSoWhite Again? Here’s How Diverse Next Year’s Awards Could BeThe explosive reaction to Nate Parker’s slavery drama “The Birth of a Nation” a
#OscarsSoWhite Again? Here’s How Diverse Next Year’s Awards Could Be
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
The explosive reaction to Nate Parker’s slavery drama “The Birth of a Nation” at Sundance last month suggests that the two-year drought of major black nominees could end at next year’s Academy Awards. When this year’s Oscar nominations were... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
#OscarsSoWhite Again? Here’s How Diverse Next Year’s Awards Could BeThe explosive reaction to Nate Parker’s slavery drama “The Birth of a Nation” a
#OscarsSoWhite Again? Here’s How Diverse Next Year’s Awards Could Be
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
The explosive reaction to Nate Parker’s slavery drama “The Birth of a Nation” at Sundance last month suggests that the two-year drought of major black nominees could end at next year’s Academy Awards. When this year’s Oscar nominations were... Read more
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Connecticut Post
#OscarsSoWhite Again? Here’s How Diverse Next Year’s Awards Could BeThe explosive reaction to Nate Parker’s slavery drama “The Birth of a Nation” a
#OscarsSoWhite Again? Here’s How Diverse Next Year’s Awards Could Be
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
The explosive reaction to Nate Parker’s slavery drama “The Birth of a Nation” at Sundance last month suggests that the two-year drought of major black nominees could end at next year’s Academy Awards. When this year’s Oscar nominations were... Read more
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Greenwich Time
#OscarsSoWhite Again? Here’s How Diverse Next Year’s Awards Could BeThe explosive reaction to Nate Parker’s slavery drama “The Birth of a Nation” a
#OscarsSoWhite Again? Here’s How Diverse Next Year’s Awards Could Be
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
The explosive reaction to Nate Parker’s slavery drama “The Birth of a Nation” at Sundance last month suggests that the two-year drought of major black nominees could end at next year’s Academy Awards. When this year’s Oscar nominations were... Read more
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New York Post
A feminist war is being waged at Broadway's 'Waitress'There’s been a little distaff dust-up at “Waitress,” the new musical slated to
A feminist war is being waged at Broadway's 'Waitress'
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
There’s been a little distaff dust-up at “Waitress,” the new musical slated to open on Broadway in the spring. The show’s been touting its all-female creative team as a selling point – Sara Bareilles (score), Jessie Nelson (book), Diane Paulus... Read more
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Crosscut
Video: A conversation about race, inspired by danceSpectrum Dance Theater Credit: Aileen Imperial Choreographer Donald Byrd wants
Video: A conversation about race, inspired by dance
Crosscut / Posted 3 days ago
Spectrum Dance Theater Credit: Aileen Imperial Choreographer Donald Byrd wants to get Seattle talking about race. To do that, the longtime leader of Spectrum Dance Theater is dedicating its entire 2015-16 season to the topic of race relations and... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Alice Walker's Facebook Page Will Give You All The Black History You NeedWalker admitted she didn't always appreciate the annual tradition in a post pub
Alice Walker's Facebook Page Will Give You All The Black History You Need
The Huffington Post / Posted 3 days ago
Walker admitted she didn't always appreciate the annual tradition in a post published Tuesday. In fact, she said there was a point in time when she thought Black History Month seemed like the "ultimate segregation," but that's certainly no longer the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Lupita Nyong'o flashes skin as she heads to Today ShowShe's got some front! Lupita Nyong'o flashes skin in daring cutaway dress as sh
Lupita Nyong'o flashes skin as she heads to Today Show
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
She's got some front! Lupita Nyong'o flashes skin in daring cutaway dress as she heads to Today Show in NYC She's known for stunning on the red carpet. But on Wednesday Lupita Nyong'o took her sartorial magic to the streets of New York as she... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Behind the curtain of the Oscars's history of exclusionIn what’s becoming an annual occurrence, we’re in the midst of a highly publici
Behind the curtain of the Oscars's history of exclusion
Mail & Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
In what’s becoming an annual occurrence, we’re in the midst of a highly publicised debate over the lack of diversity among the Oscar-nominated performers and filmmakers. Outside groups, including the NAACP, are up in arms. Several celebrities – some... Read more
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Yahoo News
Every American Idol Finalist, Ranked From Worst to Best From Justin to Kelly, and 14 (!) more seasons of belters. This week, America
Every American Idol Finalist, Ranked From Worst to Best
Yahoo News / Posted 9 days ago
From Justin to Kelly, and 14 (!) more seasons of belters. This week, American Idol began the actual business of finding its 15th winner. The departing reality competition kicked off its final... Read more
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Island Packet
Maria Howell to appear along with The Noel Freidline Quartetand Fire and many others. She's also made numerous appearances on the silver s
Maria Howell to appear along with The Noel Freidline Quartet
Island Packet / Posted 9 days ago
and Fire and many others. She's also made numerous appearances on the silver screen as the standout gospel choir singer in "The Color Purple" and as the nightclub singer Goldie in "The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles." Freidline has been the leader... Read more
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NBC 15 Mobile
National News - WPMI Local 15AM Prep-Cooler Copy January 28, 2016 12:53 GMT Super Bowl-Don Shula MIAMI (A
National News - WPMI Local 15
NBC 15 Mobile / Posted 9 days ago
AM Prep-Cooler Copy January 28, 2016 12:53 GMT Super Bowl-Don Shula MIAMI (AP) -- Hall of Fame coach Don Shula plans to attend the Super Bowl, where he'll root for his son, Carolina Panthers offensive coordinator Mike Shula. A Miami Dolphins... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Broadway Week ticket deal extended following snowstormDozens of shows have agreed to extend their two-for-one tickets deal an extra f
Broadway Week ticket deal extended following snowstorm
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
Dozens of shows have agreed to extend their two-for-one tickets deal an extra few days to make up for lost business after Saturday's cancelations. Broadway Week, currently in effect, will now run to Feb. 7. The participating shows extending are... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Broadway Week ticket deal extended following snowstormA pair of New York City Department of Sanitation front… AP News | 01/27/16 09:
Broadway Week ticket deal extended following snowstorm
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 10 days ago
A pair of New York City Department of Sanitation front… AP News | 01/27/16 09:50 am NEW YORK (AP) -- New York's massive snowfall might have a silver lining on Broadway. Dozens of shows have... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Broadway Week ticket deal extended following snowstormNEW YORK (AP) - New York's massive snowfall might have a silver lining on Broad
Broadway Week ticket deal extended following snowstorm
KXXV Waco / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - New York's massive snowfall might have a silver lining on Broadway. Dozens of shows have agreed to extend their two-for-one tickets deal an extra few days to make up for lost business after Saturday's cancellations. Broadway Week,... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Broadway Week ticket deal extended following snowstormNEW YORK (AP) - New York's massive snowfall might have a silver lining on Broad
Broadway Week ticket deal extended following snowstorm
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - New York's massive snowfall might have a silver lining on Broadway. Dozens of shows have agreed to extend their two-for-one tickets deal an extra few days to make up for lost business after Saturday's cancellations. Broadway Week,... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Broadway Week ticket deal extended following snowstormNEW YORK (AP) — New York's massive snowfall might have a silver lining on Broad
Broadway Week ticket deal extended following snowstorm
Lake Placid News / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's massive snowfall might have a silver lining on Broadway. Dozens of shows have agreed to extend their two-for-one tickets deal an extra few days to make up for lost business after Saturday's cancelations. Broadway Week,... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Weekend snowstorm chilled Broadway receiptsNew York City was hit with a one-day record of 26.6 inches of snow The winter
Weekend snowstorm chilled Broadway receipts
Crain's New York Business / Posted 10 days ago
New York City was hit with a one-day record of 26.6 inches of snow The winter storm that barreled into New York over the weekend made a mess of Broadway box office receipts, with most shows reduced to six performances instead of eight when Saturday... Read more
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Daily Herald
Broadway Week ticket deal extended following snowstormNEW YORK -- New York's massive snowfall might have a silver lining on Broadway.
Broadway Week ticket deal extended following snowstorm
Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK -- New York's massive snowfall might have a silver lining on Broadway. Dozens of shows have agreed to extend their two-for-one tickets deal an extra few days to make up for lost business after Saturday's cancellations. Broadway Week,... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Broadway Week ticket deal extended following snowstormNEW YORK (AP) - New York's massive snowfall might have a silver lining on Broad
Broadway Week ticket deal extended following snowstorm
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - New York's massive snowfall might have a silver lining on Broadway. Dozens of shows have agreed to extend their two-for-one tickets deal an extra few days to make up for lost business after Saturday's cancellations. Broadway Week,... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Broadway Week ticket deal extended following snowstormNEW YORK (AP) - New York's massive snowfall might have a silver lining on Broad
Broadway Week ticket deal extended following snowstorm
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - New York's massive snowfall might have a silver lining on Broadway. Dozens of shows have agreed to extend their two-for-one tickets deal an extra few days to make up for lost business after Saturday's cancellations. Broadway Week,... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Weekend snowstorm chilled Broadway revenuesNew York City was hit with a one-day record of 26.6 inches of snow The winter
Weekend snowstorm chilled Broadway revenues
Crain's New York Business / Posted 10 days ago
New York City was hit with a one-day record of 26.6 inches of snow The winter storm that barreled into New York over the weekend made a mess of Broadway box office receipts, with most shows reduced to six performances instead of eight when Saturday... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Broadway Week ticket deal extended following snowstormNEW YORK (AP) - New York's massive snowfall might have a silver lining on Broad
Broadway Week ticket deal extended following snowstorm
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - New York's massive snowfall might have a silver lining on Broadway. Dozens of shows have agreed to extend their two-for-one tickets deal an extra few days to make up for lost business after Saturday's cancelations. Broadway Week,... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Broadway Week ticket deal extended following snowstorm NEW YORK (AP) — New York's massive snowfall might have a silver lining on Bro
Broadway Week ticket deal extended following snowstorm
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's massive snowfall might have a silver lining on Broadway. Dozens of shows have agreed to extend their two-for-one tickets deal an extra few days to make up for lost... Read more
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Denver Post
Broadway Week ticket deal extended following snowstormA pair of New York City Department of Sanitation front end loaders prepare plow
Broadway Week ticket deal extended following snowstorm
Denver Post / Posted 10 days ago
A pair of New York City Department of Sanitation front end loaders prepare plowed snow for a melter, background left, in lower Manhattan, in New York, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. Cities hit hard by a massive snowstorm along the U.S. East Coast were... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Broadway Week ticket deal extended following snowstormNEW YORK (AP) - New York's massive snowfall might have a silver lining on Broad
Broadway Week ticket deal extended following snowstorm
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - New York's massive snowfall might have a silver lining on Broadway. Dozens of shows have agreed to extend their two-for-one tickets deal an extra few days to make up for lost business after Saturday's cancelations. Broadway Week,... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
Old Capitol Turns Purple for Alzheimer's AwarenessBy: Kevin ClarkJanuary 26, 2016 - 11pm Tallahassee, Fla. -- Dozens of advocate
Old Capitol Turns Purple for Alzheimer's Awareness
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted 11 days ago
By: Kevin ClarkJanuary 26, 2016 - 11pm Tallahassee, Fla. -- Dozens of advocates arrived in Tallahassee Tuesday evening wearing the color purple. Their colors were only matched by the Old Capitol, which shone purple. A special ceremony with... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
Alice Walker, Spelman Women, Janese & The Suffering of Black Women For The Protection Of Black MenLike many of you, I’ve spent hours reading Alice Walker’s work. And as much tim
Alice Walker, Spelman Women, Janese & The Suffering of Black Women For The Protection Of Black Men
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 11 days ago
Like many of you, I’ve spent hours reading Alice Walker’s work. And as much time as I spent consuming and internalizing her pieces of her mind, I hadn’t really looked at her face. If I had, I would have noticed that one of her eyes is different from... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
I Thought I Would Have Outgrown My Cry-Baby Ways By NowLast month, I appeared in court for a nearly three-year-old ticket. Before I ev
I Thought I Would Have Outgrown My Cry-Baby Ways By Now
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 11 days ago
Last month, I appeared in court for a nearly three-year-old ticket. Before I even approached the judge’s bench, I could feel the lump forming in my throat. My fiancé, who accompanied me for moral support, gave my hand a reassuring squeeze and next... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
| StarNewsOnline.comZach Hanner Music director: Jonathan Barber Best Play: "The Lion in Winter" (
| StarNewsOnline.com
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 11 days ago
Zach Hanner Music director: Jonathan Barber Best Play: "The Lion in Winter" (Big Dawg Productions) Best Musical: "The Color Purple" (Cape Fear Theatre Arts) Audience Award: "The Color Purple" (Cape Fear Theatre Arts) Lela Thompson Award... Read more
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Miami New Times
DJ Khaled’s Journey of Success Started Long Before Snapchat"He was quiet." Imagine that. Of all the words in all the land one could use
DJ Khaled’s Journey of Success Started Long Before Snapchat
Miami New Times / Posted 11 days ago
"He was quiet." Imagine that. Of all the words in all the land one could use to describe DJ Khaled, Gary Holzenthal chose "quiet." It would have been less jarring to learn that his best friend was a llama. "We have had our fair share of... Read more
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The Temple News
A new way homeWhen Faith Bartley finally returned home at 45, her mother gave her the sofa, a
A new way home
The Temple News / Posted 12 days ago
When Faith Bartley finally returned home at 45, her mother gave her the sofa, a SEPTA pass to look for work and a pack of cigarettes. “You’ve got to get it together,” her mother said. “Mom,” Bartley said. “I’m going to get it together.” Bartley... Read more
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The Morning Call
'Swing' actors on Broadway: Matthew Moisey and Phoenix Best are understudies who learn many rolesTwo young performers with Lehigh Valley connections have made their Broadway de
'Swing' actors on Broadway: Matthew Moisey and Phoenix Best are understudies who learn many roles
The Morning Call / Posted 14 days ago
Two young performers with Lehigh Valley connections have made their Broadway debuts as "swings," considered one of the most challenging jobs in theater. A "swing" is a role unique to Broadway that requires performers to understudy multiple... Read more
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Yahoo News
The 25 Greatest ‘American Idol’ Auditions This week, American Idol aired its final audition episodes. Ever. For many vi
The 25 Greatest ‘American Idol’ Auditions
Yahoo News / Posted 15 days ago
This week, American Idol aired its final audition episodes. Ever. For many viewers, the audition process is their favorite part of any given Idol season – whether it’s because of the novelty contestants... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Henegar Center for the Arts' 2014The -2015 season will feature six musicals on the Henegar Mainstage, two intima
Henegar Center for the Arts' 2014
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
The -2015 season will feature six musicals on the Henegar Mainstage, two intimate plays in the Upstairs venue, and a New Works Playwright's Festival at the Melbourne venue. Tickets are $26 for adults, $23 for... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
What to do about #OscarsSoWhiteservants or sidekicks -- stoic oppressed characters such as Hattie McDaniel in
What to do about #OscarsSoWhite
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 22 days ago
servants or sidekicks -- stoic oppressed characters such as Hattie McDaniel in "Gone With the Wind" or Whoopi Goldberg in "The Color Purple" who astound audiences with our ability to sing Negro spirituals and maintain forgiving hearts even in the... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Former Foreign Office Chief Calling on Europe to Boost Anti-Israel StepsFormer Foreign Ministry director-general Dr. Alon Liel and a group of left-wing
Former Foreign Office Chief Calling on Europe to Boost Anti-Israel Steps
The Jewish Press / Posted 22 days ago
Former Foreign Ministry director-general Dr. Alon Liel and a group of left-wing celebrities including Nobel prize laureate Daniel Kahneman and Prof. Ze’ev Sternhell have sent the European Union a petition supporting “steps to divide between Israel... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Oscars 2016: Ridley Scott's in good company"A Beautiful Mind." Steven Spielberg found himself in the same position as Aff
Oscars 2016: Ridley Scott's in good company
Los Angeles Times / Posted 23 days ago
"A Beautiful Mind." Steven Spielberg found himself in the same position as Affleck and Howard 30 years ago when his movie "The Color Purple" earned 11 Oscar nominations but failed to pick up one for director. The DGA honored him with its award and... Read more
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ESPN
Uni Watch contest: Redesign the RamsIt's official -- the Rams are returning to Los Angeles (and the Chargers might
Uni Watch contest: Redesign the Rams
ESPN / Posted 24 days ago
It's official -- the Rams are returning to Los Angeles (and the Chargers might end up joining them). And already the questions are swirling: Will they get new uniforms? New colors? Should they even get a new team name? We want you to answer those... Read more
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Island Packet
Faulkner: Last year had us all over the world ... literallyLast year was certainly one to remember. Three of my friends -- Ivorie Lowe, M
Faulkner: Last year had us all over the world ... literally
Island Packet / Posted 25 days ago
Last year was certainly one to remember. Three of my friends -- Ivorie Lowe, Margie Mitchell and Rebecca Eleazer -- made the trip of a lifetime. We all love to travel and, in fact, had gone to Australia and India as a group. Each of us had only... Read more
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/Film
2016 DGA Awards Nominees Include George Miller & MoreThe Golden Globes have come and gone, but we’re still in the full swing of awar
2016 DGA Awards Nominees Include George Miller & More
/Film / Posted 25 days ago
The Golden Globes have come and gone, but we’re still in the full swing of awards season. Last week brought the nominations for the Writers Guild Awards, the BAFTAs across the pond, and the Producers Guild Awards. Now it’s the Directors Guild of... Read more
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The Daily Review
Golden Globes 2016: Regina King, Zendaya lead packed field of worst dressed Regina King comes up short of super hero status; David Oyelowo takes the colo
Golden Globes 2016: Regina King, Zendaya lead packed field of worst dressed
The Daily Review / Posted 27 days ago
Regina King comes up short of super hero status; David Oyelowo takes the color purple too far; and Zendaya looks like a pyramid gone wrong as they top the San Jose Mercury... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Golden Globes 2016: Regina King, Zendaya lead packed field of worst dressed Regina King comes up short of super hero status; David Oyelowo takes the colo
Golden Globes 2016: Regina King, Zendaya lead packed field of worst dressed
Oakland Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
Regina King comes up short of super hero status; David Oyelowo takes the color purple too far; and Zendaya looks like a pyramid gone wrong as they top the San Jose Mercury... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Golden Globes 2016: Regina King, Zendaya lead packed field of worst dressed Regina King comes up short of super hero status; David Oyelowo takes the colo
Golden Globes 2016: Regina King, Zendaya lead packed field of worst dressed
The Fremont Argus / Posted 27 days ago
Regina King comes up short of super hero status; David Oyelowo takes the color purple too far; and Zendaya looks like a pyramid gone wrong as they top the San Jose Mercury... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Golden Globes 2016: Regina King, Zendaya lead packed field of worst dressed Regina King comes up short of super hero status; David Oyelowo takes the colo
Golden Globes 2016: Regina King, Zendaya lead packed field of worst dressed
Lowell Sun / Posted 27 days ago
Regina King comes up short of super hero status; David Oyelowo takes the color purple too far; and Zendaya looks like a pyramid gone wrong as they top the San Jose Mercury... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Most Broadway shows offer half off ticket deals this monthFILE - This Jan. 19, 2012 file photo shows a… AP News | 01/07/16 01:26 pm NEW
Most Broadway shows offer half off ticket deals this month
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 28 days ago
FILE - This Jan. 19, 2012 file photo shows a… AP News | 01/07/16 01:26 pm NEW YORK (AP) -- Big sales in January apply to Broadway, too. Some 27 shows are participating in Broadway Week, in... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Where is Jerry Seinfeld doing comedy now? Jerry Seinfeld joins Stephen Colbert on The Late Show and talks about his yea
Where is Jerry Seinfeld doing comedy now?
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 29 days ago
Jerry Seinfeld joins Stephen Colbert on The Late Show and talks about his year-long residency at the Beacon Theater in New York City. Jerry Seinfeld joins Stephen... Read more
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