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  • Sports and religion can be powerful forces against bigotry

    Q: I'm writing today about race. I'm a member of an organization that tries to reduce racism in our community, so I'm quite sensitive to this issue. In light of the NBA/Donald Sterling fiasco, I felt compelled to write. Fortunately, the NBA took...
  • Nancy Malone, Pioneering TV Producer-Director, Studio Exec, Dies at 78

    Nancy Malone, a ground-breaking and Emmy-winning director-producer, Emmy-nominated actress and the first woman VP at a major studio, died May 8 at City of Hope in Duarte, Calif., as the result of pneumonia that arose from complications of leukemia. She...
  • Art Exhibit To Immerse Viewers In Subject

    Art Exhibit To Immerse Viewers In Subject
    It’s safe to say that artist Barbara Hocker likes water. Her upcoming installation at the Vernon Community Arts Center will feature water as its central theme, and will immerse visitors in the experience. The exhibition is titled “River/Sea,...
  • On 'The Rover' red carpet, Robert Pattinson in a new guise

    The only similarity between Robert Pattinson’s work in “Twilight” and his new film “The Rover”? The screaming fans who still appeared as he walked the red carpet in Los Angeles on Thursday at the U.S. premiere of the...
  • If Kings win tonight, N.Y. mayor will sing 'I Love L.A.' on 'Kimmel'

    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio may want to start practicing in front of a mirror. With the Kings poised to clinch their second Stanley Cup in three years at Staples Center  on Friday night against the New York Rangers, de Blasio is now on the brink of...
  • Donald Sterling, hoping to fix his reputation, could return to court

    Donald Sterling remains holed up in his Beverly Hills mansion, ostracized by many, banned by the NBA and yet quietly pleased that his Los Angeles Clippers last week fetched a record sales price of $2 billion. Sterling believes that if he had conducted...
  • 'Ghost: The Musical:' A Deadly Night At The Theater

    'Ghost: The Musical:' A Deadly Night At The Theater
    The show: "Ghost: The Musical" at Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. What makes it special: There are some special effects, but not enough to bring this dreadful show to life. First impressions: The dead may have challenges in this...
  • Nancy Malone, longtime actress and pioneering TV director, dies at 79

    Nancy Malone, longtime actress and pioneering TV director, dies at 79
    Nancy Malone was on the cover of Life magazine at age 11, had a starring role on Broadway at 17 and worked steadily as an actress in television in her 20s and 30s. Though she was in demand, she feared for the future. "I'd seen actresses getting to the...
  • Impressive Contenders From Various Networks Crowd Emmy Slate

    Once again, HBO has the 800-pound gorilla in this year's Emmy TV movie race. That's little surprise, since the pay cabler has long dominated that category, averaging 60% of the nominees in the past decade. But the news this year is that HBO and its...
  • U.S. sues N.Y. company that workers say made them pray, say 'I love you'

    A federal agency sued a New York customer service provider on Wednesday after allegations the company forced employees to pray, thank God for their jobs and say "I love you" to managers and colleagues at work, and fired those who protested. The Long...
  • Ruslan Provodnikov wants to impress, earn fight with Manny Pacquiao

    Ruslan Provodnikov is moving toward the tricky moment of needing to call out his stablemate Manny Pacquiao. Before that, he can just concentrate on what he does best: throw power punches in a hurry and continue to draw a crowd around his abilities....