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Sold-out Cosby show goes ahead amid sex assault claims
MELBOURNE Fla./LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Bill Cosby played a sold-out comedy show on Friday in Florida, despite a wave of sexual assault allegations this week that prompted the cancellation of several upcoming shows and two major studios to halt projects involving the comedian.
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Adams, Sellars bring 'Passion' into present in opera's first full staging
LONDON (Reuters) - American composer John Adams likes nothing better than to see well-known stories in a new light, and his version of the Passion of Christ is told through the eyes of the women who were with Jesus in his final hours.
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James Cagney's 'Yankee Doodle Dandy' Oscar fails to sell
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - James Cagney's best actor Oscar statuette for the 1942 musical film "Yankee Doodle Dandy" went unsold at auction in Los Angeles, in a rare offering of film's top award.
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Actor Dwight Henry eyed in New Orleans killing after arrest for theft
NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Dwight Henry, a baker-turned-actor who rose to prominence with his debut performance in the Oscar-nominated 2012 movie "Beasts of the Southern Wild," is facing scrutiny from prosecutors who say they are not sure why he avoided charges in connection with a 2006 New Orleans killing.
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Glenn Close heads all-star cast in revival of 'A Delicate Balance'
NEW YORK (Reuters) - After a 20-year absence triple-Tony winner Glenn Close returned to Broadway in a revival of Edward Albee's Pulitzer Prize winning play, "A Delicate Balance," a production that elicited an uneven response from critics who found it both blistering and boring.
21 Nov 2014 16:17 - Share
Los Angeles mayor presses China to allow more Hollywood films
BEIJING (Reuters) - A flurry of private Chinese investment into Hollywood should prompt Beijing to loosen its restrictions on U.S. film imports, the mayor of Los Angeles said in China on Friday as he urged officials to raise the country's annual cap on foreign films.
21 Nov 2014 12:42 - Share
U.S. politics takes center stage at Latin Grammys
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Enrique Iglesias and Uruguayan singer Jorge Drexler were the big winners at the annual Latin Grammys on Thursday in a ceremony where U.S. immigration politics played a prominent role.
21 Nov 2014 06:06 - Share
Mike Nichols, award-winning American director, dies at 83
(Reuters) - Mike Nichols, a nine-time Tony Award winner on Broadway and the Oscar-winning director of influential films such as "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf," "The Graduate," and "Carnal Knowledge," died on Wednesday at age 83.
20 Nov 2014 21:43 - Share
Taylor Swift's '1989' tops U.S. Billboard album chart again
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Taylor Swift's "1989" topped the U.S. Billboard 200 album chart for the third consecutive week on Wednesday.
19 Nov 2014 22:36 - Share
U2's Bono fitted with metal plates, screws after bike accident
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bono, frontman of the Irish rock group U2, required hours of surgery for fractures to his face and shoulder blade and to have metal plates inserted in his arm after a cycling accident in New York's Central Park, Rolling Stone magazine said on Wednesday.
19 Nov 2014 19:19 - Share
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