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Bay Area Reporter
OctobrightAh, theatre, music, dance. Swirl like an autumnal leaf. For nightlifery, check
Octobright
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 17 minutes ago
Ah, theatre, music, dance. Swirl like an autumnal leaf. For nightlifery, check out On the Tab in BARtab. 19th & Lexington @ Qulture Collective, Oakland Photos from San Francisco's Last Lesbian Bar 1997-2015, an exhibit of photos and comics by Ace... Read more
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Philly.com
Midtown Village Fall Festival and 19 other things to do this weekend, Sept. 30-Oct. 28 p.m. Friday, Keswick Theatre, Easton Road and Keswick Avenue, Glenside. $42 t
Midtown Village Fall Festival and 19 other things to do this weekend, Sept. 30-Oct. 2
Philly.com / Posted 3 hours ago
8 p.m. Friday, Keswick Theatre, Easton Road and Keswick Avenue, Glenside. $42 to $62. 215-572-7650, . It's those guys from Whose Line Is It Anyway? without that Price is Right guy (didn't he used to be a comedian?). The improv vets work with... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
October 2016 Festival Guide: Toast to BBQ, music, gourds and libationsRICHMOND, Va. — September and October are busy festival months. Last year some
October 2016 Festival Guide: Toast to BBQ, music, gourds and libations
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 8 hours ago
RICHMOND, Va. — September and October are busy festival months. Last year some beloved festivals were canceled due to bad weather, but they return this year to sunshine and great temperatures. This is the last weekend to sample new fried food –and... Read more
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Asian journal
Featured FPAC25 vendor: The Ensaymada ProjectThe upcoming 25th anniversary of the Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture (FPA
Featured FPAC25 vendor: The Ensaymada Project
Asian journal / Posted yesterday
The upcoming 25th anniversary of the Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture (FPAC) expected to be one of the highlight events of the Filipino community in Southern California. Filipinos look forward to FPAC’s cultural offerings and entertaining shows,... Read more
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Starmometer
Celebrate Oktoberfest at City of Dreams Manilais holding a 10-day modern celebration inspired by Germany’s famous Oktoberfest
Celebrate Oktoberfest at City of Dreams Manila
Starmometer / Posted yesterday
is holding a 10-day modern celebration inspired by Germany’s famous Oktoberfest, offering guests premium beer from around the world together with an extensive Bavarian buffet and live band entertainment at the luxury integrated resort’s Chaos... Read more
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The Manila Times
Asia scoops top honors at San Sebastian film festivalSAN SEBASTIAN, Spain: Asian cinema dominated awards at the San Sebastian film f
Asia scoops top honors at San Sebastian film festival
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain: Asian cinema dominated awards at the San Sebastian film festival, with veteran Chinese director Feng Xiaogang’s I am not Madame Bovary taking the top Golden Shell prize while Fan Bingbing won the best actress gong for her role... Read more
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Black Press USA
The Magnificent SevenBy Dwight Brown (NNPA Newswire Film Critic) In the original 1960s , seven gunf
The Magnificent Seven
Black Press USA / Posted 2 days ago
By Dwight Brown (NNPA Newswire Film Critic) In the original 1960s , seven gunfighters assembled to help a Mexican peasant village fight off villains. That’s the basic premise. This 2016 version is an update that blends old... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Asia scoops top honours at San Sebastian film festivalSAN SEBASTIAN, SPAIN - Asian cinema dominated awards at the San Sebastian film
Asia scoops top honours at San Sebastian film festival
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
SAN SEBASTIAN, SPAIN - Asian cinema dominated awards at the San Sebastian film festival, with veteran Chinese director Feng Xiaogang's "I am not Madame Bovary" taking the top Golden Shell prize while Fan Bingbing won the best actress gong for her... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
San Sebastian Festival: China's 'I Am Not Madame Bovary' Wins Golden ShellAsian films ruled the awards ceremony, with Korea's Hong Sang-soo winning best
San Sebastian Festival: China's 'I Am Not Madame Bovary' Wins Golden Shell
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
Asian films ruled the awards ceremony, with Korea's Hong Sang-soo winning best director. Xiaogang Feng’s story of a Chinese woman’s journey in I Am Not Madame Bovary won the San Sebastian International Film Festival’s top prize, the Golden Shell,... Read more
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The Hindu
Nisha Susan writes on The problem with Lionel Shriver’s speechThe writer, who says that fiction writers should be able to shape any character
Nisha Susan writes on The problem with Lionel Shriver’s speech
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
The writer, who says that fiction writers should be able to shape any character without being accused of cultural appropriation, is someone who tries on hats and shoes and doesn’t see the hands that made the hats and shoes A couple of weeks ago,... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Hot Springs' silver screen festival celebrates silver anniversaryAmerica is still a fairly young country in the grand scheme of things — young e
Hot Springs' silver screen festival celebrates silver anniversary
Arkansas Times / Posted 5 days ago
America is still a fairly young country in the grand scheme of things — young enough, anyway, that we tend to put a velvet rope and a "Do Not Touch" sign in front of anything more than 100 years old. Given that, an annual event making it to a... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
'No place like home' — Teo reminds Fil-AmsFILIPINOS in the United States, now nearly 3.5 million, must make time to visit
'No place like home' — Teo reminds Fil-Ams
Manila Standard Today / Posted 5 days ago
FILIPINOS in the United States, now nearly 3.5 million, must make time to visit and rediscover their home country, Philippine Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo said. Overwhelmed by the staggering number of Filipino-Americans, Teo made the call during her... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
28 Things To Do In Tucson In The Next 10 DaysArizona Wine Dinner: If you're looking for a fun, night out with delicious food
28 Things To Do In Tucson In The Next 10 Days
Tucson Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
Arizona Wine Dinner: If you're looking for a fun, night out with delicious food and wine, be sure to check out the Arizona Wine Dinner at Maynards Market & Kitchen. All the food will be prepared by the Maynards Kitchen team to complement hand crafted... Read more
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NJ Biz
UnitedHealthcare continues its push into Asian market with expanded Edison centerUnitedHealthcare is aggressively pursuing the first-generation Asian-American m
UnitedHealthcare continues its push into Asian market with expanded Edison center
NJ Biz / Posted 6 days ago
UnitedHealthcare is aggressively pursuing the first-generation Asian-American market, with more storefront resource centers opening in areas with high concentrations of Asians. Most recently, that meant a new storefront in Edison — right next to an... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Truck OnRemember the days before food trucks were ubiquitous in Little Rock? Before the
Truck On
Arkansas Times / Posted 6 days ago
Remember the days before food trucks were ubiquitous in Little Rock? Before they were fixtures at every outdoor festival and event and had regular spots where they stopped throughout town? Remember when mobile vendor Hot Dog Mike (RIP — the business,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Tickets on sale for National Storytelling Festival in JonesboroughTickets are now on sale for the 44th annual National Storytelling Festival, an
Tickets on sale for National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
Tickets are now on sale for the 44th annual National Storytelling Festival, an outdoor gathering in Jonesborough, Tenn., of nearly two dozen storytellers from around the world. The three-day celebration in downtown Jonesborough runs from Friday,... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
ArtardisDo the world a favor. Invite one of your younger friends, or someone who's neve
Artardis
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 7 days ago
Do the world a favor. Invite one of your younger friends, or someone who's never seen a a classic or contemporary play, to go with you. Take them on a trip through time and space via art. Be The Doctor. For nightlifery, check out On the Tab in... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Earthly concerns & dynastic intrigueThe second production in San Francisco Opera's fall lineup is a world premiere.
Earthly concerns & dynastic intrigue
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 7 days ago
The second production in San Francisco Opera's fall lineup is a world premiere. Dream of the Red Chamber, the collaboration between Chinese-American composer Bright Sheng and Tony Award-winning American dramatist David Henry Hwang, opened last week... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Spice up your weekend: Inaugural Sriracha Festival will heat up downtown PhoenixPeople who love sriracha sauce, really love sriracha sauce. The hot sauce is m
Spice up your weekend: Inaugural Sriracha Festival will heat up downtown Phoenix
The Arizona Republic / Posted 7 days ago
People who love sriracha sauce, really love sriracha sauce. The hot sauce is made from the paste of chili peppers, vinegar, sugar, salt and garlic, and originated from the city of Si Racha in eastern Thailand. Now it's not only found in Thai and... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Greenwich
Fairfield Chef Brings Asian Cuisine To Greenwich Wine + Food Festivalfor dinner and all social events so we grew accustomed to eating a wide range o
Fairfield Chef Brings Asian Cuisine To Greenwich Wine + Food Festival
The Daily Voice - Greenwich / Posted 7 days ago
for dinner and all social events so we grew accustomed to eating a wide range of ingredients and how to really appreciate the whole animal down to the marrow," he said. "Being able to merge these Asian and American experiences together is what... Read more
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Mashable
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie: The power couple in picturesWhat's This?One of the last events attended by Brangelina was the WSJ Magazine
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie: The power couple in pictures
Mashable / Posted 8 days ago
What's This?One of the last events attended by Brangelina was the WSJ Magazine 2015 Innovator Awards at the Museum of Modern Art on November 4, 2015 in New York City. Image: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images Angeline Jolie has filed for divorce from... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
'This is my community'SAVOY — When Namsoo Hyong first came to the United States from Korea in 1980, i
'This is my community'
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
SAVOY — When Namsoo Hyong first came to the United States from Korea in 1980, it was to study martial arts under his brother. A Korean government scholarship recipient, Nam Kwon Hyong had arrived at the University of Illinois in 1969 and started the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
US college rankings don't always ring trueThese "sacred" rankings of universities by US News and other US publications ar
US college rankings don't always ring true
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 9 days ago
These "sacred" rankings of universities by US News and other US publications are nonsense. Forget about them. (Creative Commons) Shortly before the newest US News & World Report college rankings came out last week, I got a fresh glimpse of how... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Danbury
Upcoming Danbury Concert Benefits Sandy Hook PromiseDANBURY, Conn. -- Residents interested in stopping gun violence across the coun
Upcoming Danbury Concert Benefits Sandy Hook Promise
The Daily Voice - Danbury / Posted 9 days ago
DANBURY, Conn. -- Residents interested in stopping gun violence across the country, and in honoring the victims of the Sandy Hook School shooting, will want to attend the upcoming Concert Across America to End Gun Violence, on Sunday, Sept. 25, at... Read more
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Daily Record
10 Free fall events in NYC!to make, you'll need a certain variety of apple. Sarah Griesemer Autumn in New
10 Free fall events in NYC!
Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
to make, you'll need a certain variety of apple. Sarah Griesemer Autumn in New York brings abundant opportunities to enjoy the city. From parades and festivals to special events in parks and museums, there is activity all over town. Maybe this is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Queen of Katwe' Premieres in TorontoWhen her name first appeared in the glossy showbiz magazines in the US she was
'Queen of Katwe' Premieres in Toronto
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
When her name first appeared in the glossy showbiz magazines in the US she was definitely a hit both there and in Africa. Several years after her struggles to gain recognition, the ultimate prize finally came on that night at the Academy awards with... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Why college rankings are a joke Shortly before the newest U.S. News & World Report college rankings came out
Why college rankings are a joke
Rutland Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Shortly before the newest U.S. News & World Report college rankings came out last week, I got a fresh glimpse of how ridiculous they can be � and of why panicked high school seniors and their status-conscious parents... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Damien Chazelle's 'La La Land' Captures Audience AwardThe win makes the movie a front-runner for the awards season on its way to poss
Damien Chazelle's 'La La Land' Captures Audience Award
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 10 days ago
The win makes the movie a front-runner for the awards season on its way to possible Oscar glory. The first runner-up for the top audience award was the Dev Patel-starrer 'Lion.' Damien Chazelle's La La Land has joined the search for the next Oscar... Read more
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Variety
‘La La Land’ Wins Audience Prize at Toronto Film FestivalThe film and stars Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling are widely expected to be major
‘La La Land’ Wins Audience Prize at Toronto Film Festival
Variety / Posted 10 days ago
The film and stars Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling are widely expected to be major Oscar season players. To snag the prize in Toronto, “La La Land” bested runner-ups “Lion” and “Queen of Katwe,” two inspirational dramas that also generated some heat up... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Borneo Eco Film Festival 2016: Smaller scale, wider reachKOTA KINABALU: The Borneo Eco Film Festival (BEFF), Sabah’s homegrown annual gr
Borneo Eco Film Festival 2016: Smaller scale, wider reach
The Borneo Post / Posted 11 days ago
KOTA KINABALU: The Borneo Eco Film Festival (BEFF), Sabah’s homegrown annual green event, returns this October with workshops, talks and films screenings open to the public for free. This year’s festival, now in its sixth year running, will be held... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Embrace immigrants to preserve small townsOnce upon a time the pulse of America beat in its small towns. They were where
Embrace immigrants to preserve small towns
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 12 days ago
Once upon a time the pulse of America beat in its small towns. They were where you took your crops to market, met the trains that brought visits from Aunt Tilly, and danced with your sweetheart on Saturday nights. They served surrounding rural areas... Read more
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The New Yorker
Ron Howard’s Crowdsourced Beatles HistoryIn pursuit of the Beatles: Ron Howard’s new documentary provides rare glimpses
Ron Howard’s Crowdsourced Beatles History
The New Yorker / Posted 13 days ago
In pursuit of the Beatles: Ron Howard’s new documentary provides rare glimpses of the band’s early years on tour.Credit Illustration by Ben Kirchner What is the name of the new Ron Howard film? The poster reads “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week—The... Read more
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Daily Mail
Riz Ahmed reveals terrifying beating by airport guards in tough essayHe played Naz Khan, a shy Pakistani American college student who spends a night
Riz Ahmed reveals terrifying beating by airport guards in tough essay
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
He played Naz Khan, a shy Pakistani American college student who spends a night with a mysterious girl and finds her dead when he wakes up in hit HBO mini-series The Night Of. The 33-year-old, who is due to appear in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Only in STAR: Diversity in Hollywood is improvingMANILA, Philippines - About a month ago, this writer was invited to the press l
Only in STAR: Diversity in Hollywood is improving
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - About a month ago, this writer was invited to the press launch of Season 2 of Blindspot, the thrilling television series about a mysterious and heavily tattooed woman who suddenly appeared in the middle of Times Square with zero... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Teen Saudi girl proposes hijab emojito his truck before he was struck. Neighbor's giant manure pile ruins weddingN
Teen Saudi girl proposes hijab emoji
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 13 days ago
to his truck before he was struck. Neighbor's giant manure pile ruins weddingNeighbor's giant manure pile ruins wedding The property owner is suing his neighbors, who allegedly dumped a pile of manure near his property hours before a wedding was... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Sunny Leone skips premiere of film on her lifeCanadian-born, American-bred Bollywood actor Sunny Leone, the subject of a new
Sunny Leone skips premiere of film on her life
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 13 days ago
Canadian-born, American-bred Bollywood actor Sunny Leone, the subject of a new documentary, has, in a sudden and strange twist, developed cold feet over certain aspects of the tell-all film. Mostly Sunny, made by Toronto-based photojournalist and... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Fresh from derby success, Manchester City court Asian fansAs they try to woo fans across Asia, Manchester City have taken a focused and s
Fresh from derby success, Manchester City court Asian fans
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 days ago
As they try to woo fans across Asia, Manchester City have taken a focused and systematic approach, opening up a commercial office in Shanghai earlier this year, in addition to regional bases in Singapore, Tokyo, Melbourne and Abu Dhabi. But some... Read more
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The Age
Fresh from derby success, Manchester City court Asian fansAs they try to woo fans across Asia, Manchester City have taken a focused and s
Fresh from derby success, Manchester City court Asian fans
The Age / Posted 13 days ago
As they try to woo fans across Asia, Manchester City have taken a focused and systematic approach, opening up a commercial office in Shanghai earlier this year, in addition to regional bases in Singapore, Tokyo, Melbourne and Abu Dhabi. But some... Read more
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Canberra Times
Fresh from derby success, Manchester City court Asian fansAs they try to woo fans across Asia, Manchester City have taken a focused and s
Fresh from derby success, Manchester City court Asian fans
Canberra Times / Posted 13 days ago
As they try to woo fans across Asia, Manchester City have taken a focused and systematic approach, opening up a commercial office in Shanghai earlier this year, in addition to regional bases in Singapore, Tokyo, Melbourne and Abu Dhabi. But some... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
People powerBrush off those soulless techie twitterites and see real people making art in p
People power
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 14 days ago
Brush off those soulless techie twitterites and see real people making art in person. Support people power through the arts, because there's no app for human interaction. For nightlifery, check out On the Tab in BARtab. 19th & Lexington @... Read more
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Arts Journal
Chi jazz fest 2016, details in photos and wordsMy DownBeat overview of the 38th annual Chicago Jazz Festival, comprehensive as
Chi jazz fest 2016, details in photos and words
Arts Journal / Posted 14 days ago
My DownBeat overview of the 38th annual Chicago Jazz Festival, comprehensive as I could make it, didn’t go into depth on any of the couple dozen performances I heard from Sept 1 through 4 in downtown Bassist Tatsu Aoki’s Myumi Project with pianist... Read more
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Bay Weekly
Local Business Guide - 2016Need medical care in a hurry? Get better with the help of AFC Urgent Care, the
Local Business Guide - 2016
Bay Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
Need medical care in a hurry? Get better with the help of AFC Urgent Care, the new name of AFC Doctors Express. AFC Urgent Care is a well-established, full-service urgent care center that provides walk-in medical care for all non-emergency illnesses... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Reading between TIFF’s dotted lines reveals film industry’s crises and plansIt is a buyer’s market, but everyone seems to be saving up for a rainy day. Tha
Reading between TIFF’s dotted lines reveals film industry’s crises and plans
The Globe and Mail / Posted 14 days ago
It is a buyer’s market, but everyone seems to be saving up for a rainy day. That’s the message coming from the business end of this year’s almost-over Toronto International Film Festival, where high-figure deals have been as rare as a functioning... Read more
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Pittsburgh City Paper
Silk Screen Asian American Film FestivalPittsburgh’s , newly moved to September, returns for its 11th year, beginning F
Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted 14 days ago
Pittsburgh’s , newly moved to September, returns for its 11th year, beginning Fri., Sept. 16, and running for 10 days. The festival will present more than two dozen films, recent features from Asia, the Middle... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Mark Wahlberg Now ‘Regrets’ Pardon Request for Teenage Assault ConvictionActor Mark Wahlberg said he regrets his 2014 request for a pardon for an assaul
Mark Wahlberg Now ‘Regrets’ Pardon Request for Teenage Assault Conviction
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 days ago
Actor Mark Wahlberg said he regrets his 2014 request for a pardon for an assault and battery conviction from the 1980s. During a Q&A Tuesday for the Toronto Film Festival premiere of his film “Deepwater Horizon,” Wahlberg told TheWrap that his... Read more
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Variety
Toronto Film Festival Freezes Over With Few Big DealsAs Tom Ford’s “Nocturnal Animals” approached its terrifying climax, the sound a
Toronto Film Festival Freezes Over With Few Big Deals
Variety / Posted 15 days ago
As Tom Ford’s “Nocturnal Animals” approached its terrifying climax, the sound and picture abruptly screeched to a halt. Members of the audience at Sunday’s Toronto Film Festival premiere gasped, as a smattering of boos filled the air. For the next... Read more
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Style Weekly
When Will Richmond Embrace Hip-Hop?Editor's note: Some of the included videos are not safe for work. In a small a
When Will Richmond Embrace Hip-Hop?
Style Weekly / Posted 15 days ago
Editor's note: Some of the included videos are not safe for work. In a small apartment off Forest Hill Avenue, hundreds of records surround one of Richmond’s extraordinary beat-makers. His workstation in Belfry Court includes a wide stack of... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Mark Wahlberg Now ‘Regrets’ Pardon Request for Teenage Assault ConvictionActor Mark Wahlberg said he regrets his 2014 request for a pardon for an assaul
Mark Wahlberg Now ‘Regrets’ Pardon Request for Teenage Assault Conviction
Houston Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
Actor Mark Wahlberg said he regrets his 2014 request for a pardon for an assault and battery conviction from the 1980s. During a Q&A Tuesday for the Toronto Film Festival premiere of his film “Deepwater Horizon,” Wahlberg told TheWrap that his... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Lionel Shriver on dangerous 'fad' of cultural appropriation: full textI hate to disappoint you folks, but unless we stretch the topic to breaking poi
Lionel Shriver on dangerous 'fad' of cultural appropriation: full text
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
I hate to disappoint you folks, but unless we stretch the topic to breaking point this address will not be about “community and belonging.” In fact, you have to hand it to this festival’s organizers: inviting a renowned iconoclast to speak about... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Dev Patel: 'It's such a shame' to compare 'Lion' to 'Slumdog Millionaire'a poster board featuring a huge image of his head and flipping it over. “Much
Dev Patel: 'It's such a shame' to compare 'Lion' to 'Slumdog Millionaire'
Los Angeles Times / Posted 15 days ago
a poster board featuring a huge image of his head and flipping it over. “Much better,” he said, grinning proudly. It was the day after his new movie “Lion” had premiered here, and he was holed up in a hotel room fielding a barrage of fresh... Read more
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