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  • Film, 'Beasts Of The Southern Wild' Taking New Orleans And World By Storm

    Film, 'Beasts Of The Southern Wild' Taking New Orleans And World By Storm
    A small independent film no more...Beasts Of The Southern Wild is showing how fierce it is. "It's all so much bigger than we ever could've thought, Director, Benh Zeitlin said. Fox Searchlight Pictures' Beasts Of The Southern Wild has already taken home...
  • Fourth of July Street Closures

    DONATOS FREEDOM BLAST ROAD CLOSURES From 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on the Fourth of July, the Downtown Donatos Freedom Blast will be taking place at the Indiana War Memorial Grounds. The event will consist of Donatos selling pizza and soft drinks, local...
  • Fashion Week: Events off the Runway

    Fashion Week: Events off the Runway
    Every year, journalists, buyers and fashion lovers alike descend on the Big Apple for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, but there are just as many “off the runway” events that take place during those seven days. Let's take a look… Events:...
  • Suspect In Botched Livery Cab Robbery Charged With Attempted Murder

    Suspect In Botched Livery Cab Robbery Charged With Attempted Murder
    Police filed charges Sunday against the 19-year-old suspect in connection with the attempted livery cab robbery, that put a man in the hospital in critical condition. Authorities identify him as Michael Magnan; he's been charged him with attempted...
  • Connecticut's Hotel and Convention Industry Unites At A New York Landmark

    NEW YORK — In a dimly lit room inside Grand Central Station, with a high, ornate, painted wood ceiling and a stone fireplace with a carved, winged lion insignia, a piece of the Connecticut economy came to life. There, in a gathering late Thursday,...
  • George Shearing dies at 91; jazz pianist

    George Shearing dies at 91; jazz pianist
    George Shearing, the elegant pianist who expanded the boundaries of jazz by adding an orchestral sensibility and a mellow aesthetic to the music, has died. He was 91. Shearing died Monday of congestive heart failure at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York,...
  • Downtown L.A. becomes a stage for protest and performance art

    Downtown L.A. becomes a stage for protest and performance art
    Downtown Los Angeles was transformed into a set for political theater over the weekend, with protesters pitching tents in front of City Hall and performance artists dancing on floats meandering through the streets. Inspired by the anti-corporate Occupy...
  • Lena Horne dies at 92; singer and civil rights activist who broke barriers

    Lena Horne dies at 92; singer and civil rights activist who broke barriers
    Lena Horne, the silky-voiced singing legend who shattered Hollywood stereotypes of African Americans on screen in the 1940s as a symbol of glamour whose signature song was "Stormy Weather," died Sunday in New York City. She was 92 Horne died at New York-...
  • Central Florida and South Florida destinations among the top on Priceline New Year’s survey

     
    New Year’s 2012 looks like a very good one for theme parks. Already, the parks in Orlando have been jammed with holiday visitors. On this year’s edition of Priceline’s top 50 New Year’s destinations, Orlando neighborhoods took 4...
  • Allentown's Mayfair festival to have veteran programmer help book talent

     
    A veteran performing arts programmer has been chosen to guide Allentown’s Mayfair Festival of the Arts in choosing and booking performers as the festival seeks to renew and rejuvenate itself this year. Charles “Chuck” Kalan, who was...
  • Kanye West, Minka Kelly toast Leighton Meester's Nylon cover

     
    Blake Lively may be 2011's most desirable woman, but Leighton Meester has Kanye West up her sleeve. "Gossip Girl" star Meester received a dinner in her honor Tuesday night in New York, where editors from Nylon and denim brand Diesel......