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  • Home where Marilyn Monroe died is sold

    Home where Marilyn Monroe died is sold
    The Brentwood home where iconic actress Marilyn Monroe died — listed at $3,595,000 — went into escrow within two weeks and has sold for $255,000 above its asking price. Described as "sprawling and authentic," the 1929 hacienda sits behind...
  • Scene & Heard: HollyRod Foundation's DesignCare '10 fundraiser

    Scene & Heard: HollyRod Foundation's DesignCare '10 fundraiser
    Holly Robinson Peete and her husband, former NFL quarterback Rodney Peete, welcomed more than 500 guests to the historic Green Acres estate in Beverly Hills for DesignCare '10, a fundraiser for the HollyRod Foundation (www.hollyrod.org), which provides...
  • Bea Arthur dies at 86; star of 'Golden Girls' and 'Maude'

    Bea Arthur dies at 86; star of 'Golden Girls' and 'Maude'
    Beatrice Arthur, best known as the acerbic Maude Findlay on Norman Lear's sitcom "Maude" and as the strong-willed Dorothy Zbornak on the long-running "The Golden Girls," died Saturday. She was 86. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: The obituary of...
  • Bea Arthur, star of 'Golden Girls' and 'Maude,' dies at 86

    Beatrice Arthur, best known as the acerbic Maude Findlay on Norman Lear's sitcom "Maude" and as the strong-willed Dorothy Zbornak on the long-running " The Golden Girls," died today. She was 86. Arthur, a stage-trained actress who was a success on...
  • Visiting with two Broadway legends: Robert Morse and Jerry Herman

     
    Robert Morse shot to fame a half century ago as an ambitious junior executive in Broadway's "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying." Today, the two-time Tony winner has found a whole new audience as an eccentric senior executive......
  • Bill T. Jones, Jerry Herman, Oprah Winfrey among 2010 Kennedy Center honorees

     
    Each year, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts bestows its top honors to leaders in the fields of arts and entertainment. If the annual groupings seem eclectic and random -- like a grab-bag dinner party of the cultural elite......
  • Oprah Winfrey, Paul McCartney getting Kennedy Center Honors

     
    Lady O is getting the big prize: Oprah Winfrey is a recipient this year of the Kennedy Center Honors. What do you say to that? The other winners are Paul McCartney, country legend Merle Haggard, Broadway composer Jerry Herman (“Hello, Dolly!”...
  • Monster Mash: U.S. chooses artists for Venice Biennale; imam addresses mosque critics

     
    -- Chosen ones: The Puerto Rico–based multimedia team Allora & Calzadilla has been announced as the U.S. representatives to the 2011 Venice Biennale. (Art Info) -- Controversial: The imam of the planned Islamic cultural center near ground zero in New......
  • Oprah Winfrey, Paul McCartney among Kennedy Center honorees

     
    The Kennedy Center has announced the five performers to be feted at the upcoming 33rd edition of its honors: daytime TV talk show host Oprah Winfrey; two musical titans -- pop superstar Paul McCartney and country crooner Merle Haggard; and two Broadway...
  • 'Kennedy Centers Honors' to include Oprah Winfrey

     
    Talk show host Oprah Winfrey will be among "The Kennedy Center Honors" recipients this year, it was announced Tuesday.Here's the release from CBS:The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced the selection of the individuals who...
  • Merle Haggard illness prompts cancellation of 10 performances

     
    Merle Haggard has canceled 10 performances through the end of September after coming down with a chest infection, his spokeswoman said Thursday. That includes an appearance on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” that the 73-year-old country music singer...