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SPiN L.A. At The Standard Downtown: Susan Sarandon & Andre Balazs Announce New Club (EXCLUSIVE)

Kia Makarechi | August 10, 2012 | Entertainment
Susan Sarandon has something she'd like to tell the good people of Los Angeles. The ping pong-obsessed actress is bringing her nightclub-cum-sports venue to their town. Sarandon and her partners at SPiN, the company behind swanky table tennis/bar hybrids in New York, Milwaukee and Toronto, have teamed up with...

'Red Dawn' Trailer: Thor, Peeta & Tyra Go To War With Tom Cruise's Son

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | August 10, 2012 | Entertainment
"Red Dawn" will arrive in theaters on Nov. 21 with a thick coat of dust and a bunch of before-they-were-famous performances from its star actors. The remake first went into production in 2008 and started filming in 2009, long before Chris Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson helped lead "Thor,"...

Portraits Of Bulldogs: Vintage Pictures Of Dogs In Costume From The Early 1900s (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | August 10, 2012 | Arts
For dog owners who like to dress up their precious pups, it takes a bit of patience -- or a lot of treats -- to get the perfect shot. So we can't even imagine what it took for this early 20th century photographer to take these adorable

Spike Lee In Talks To Direct 'Porgy And Bess' Film

Brennan Williams | August 10, 2012 | Black Voices
Aside from making his recent Broadway directorial debut in Mike Tyson’s one-man show, “Undisputed Truth,” Spike Lee now has his eyes set on getting involved with another theater production. During an interview with, Lee said that he has been in discussion with the Gershwin and...

'The Walking Dead' Season 2: Deleted Scene Features Zombie Invasion (VIDEO)

Leigh Weingus | August 10, 2012 | TV
"The Walking Dead" is returning to AMC this fall, but in the meantime, there's a bit of never-before-seen flesh-eating footage to sink your teeth into. The "Walking Dead" Season 2 deleted scene (above) opens with a zombie invasion and closes with a shooting that does...

'American Idol': Alanis Morissette In Talks To Join Judges Panel

Leigh Weingus | August 10, 2012 | TV
"American Idol" may be in for a little irony. She's mentored on "The Voice" and performed on "Idol," but Alanis Morisette could be taking it up a notch. Morissette told Las Vegas CBS radio station Mix 94.1 that she is in talks to...

Curiosity Rover: Cannot Be Unseen Version (PICTURE)

Christine Friar | August 10, 2012 | Comedy
Sometimes you look at something from a different point of view and it changes your whole perspective. Maybe it's 'cause you catch a small detail, maybe it's a resemblance to some other object that sets you off, but whatever it is, you'll never look at the world the...

Adam 'MCA' Yauch's Will: Late Rapper's Music Cannot Be Used In Advertising

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | August 10, 2012 | Entertainment
Adam "MCA" Yauch was known for doing things his own way -- and doing them well. It should perhaps come as no surprise, then, that the late Beastie Boys rapper's will explicitly prohibits the use of any of his music in advertising. Yauch, who died...

'Big Tiny' On TLC Exclusive Sneak Peek: Meet The World's Smallest Siblings (VIDEO)

Maggie Furlong | August 10, 2012 | TV
Sometimes big personalities come in very small packages -- like in TLC's new series "Big Tiny" (premieres Mon., Aug. 13, 10 p.m. ET), a new series that follows the world's smallest siblings, primordial dwarves Bridgette (Bri) and Bradley (Brad) Jordan. Bri, 23, is the world's shortest living woman at...

'Street Market' D.C. Graffiti Show Opening At Fridge Gallery (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Eliza LaJoie | August 10, 2012 | DC
WASHINGTON -- From slavering money monsters to repurposed frisbees, an exhibition opening Friday night will celebrate unconventional and edgy creations from the streets of D.C. Titled Street Market, the Fridge Gallery show highlights the work of 15 local graffiti artists. In addition to exploring...

KISS, Motley Crue & Aurora Shooting: Bands Donate To Theater Shooting Victims

AP | Matt Ferner | August 10, 2012 | Entertainment
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Motley Crue and Kiss are donating money to support those affected by the Colorado movie theater shootings. The bands said at their concert in suburban Denver on Wednesday night that they would donate $100,000 to the Aurora Victim Relief Fund.

Classical Music Aims To Evolve, Build Audiences Without Alienating Old Guard

Lucas Kavner | August 10, 2012 | Culture
In 1913, classical music sparked a riot in Paris. Igor Stravinsky was introducing his revolutionary "Rite of Spring" ballet to the world, with its discordant melodies and unorthodox choreography, and the purists in the crowd expressed their disapproval loud and clear. It might have been classical music's version of the...

1873-CC No Arrows Liberty Seated Dime Sold For Nearly $2 Million At Auction

AP | Alicia Ciccone | October 10, 2012 | Money
PHILADELPHIA — A dime made in 1873 has cost someone a pretty penny: It sold for $1.6 million at auction. An anonymous bidder won the pristine coin, said Chris Napolitano, president of Stack's Bowers Galleries, which auctioned it during an American Numismatic Association convention. With a 15 percent buyer's fee...

'Crazy For The Storm': Sean Penn Lines Up First Directing Job In 5 Years

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | August 10, 2012 | Entertainment
Sean Penn has a thing for books and survival stories. Five years after directing an adaptation of Jon Krakauer's Into The Wild, Variety reports that Penn is negotiating to return to the director's chair for "Crazy For the Storm," an adaptation of Norman Ollestad's 2009 memoir....

Foreign Press Luncheon Highlights: Dustin Hoffman, John Travolta & More Exchange Quips, Compliments

AP | Kia Makarechi | August 10, 2012 | Entertainment
LOS ANGELES -- Steven Spielberg talked movies with Harvey Weinstein. John Travolta chatted with Bradley Cooper. Dustin Hoffman and Jack Black shared cellphone photos. Those stars, along with Kerry Washington, Jennifer Lawrence, Kelsey Grammer, Christina Hendricks and others, lit up the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's annual summer luncheon Thursday at...

'Burn Notice': Michael And Fiona Go Undercover In Exchange For A Clue To Nate's Killer (VIDEO)

Jason Hughes | August 10, 2012 | TV
It looks like "Burn Notice" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on USA) has found its formula for at least the next several episodes. When Michael finds out that the FBI has shut down their investigation into Nate's killing, he takes matters into his own hand. In doing so, he...

'Anger Management': Lacey Prepares To Back Nolan By Beating His Girlfriend With A Giant Spoon (VIDEO)

Jason Hughes | August 10, 2012 | TV
With this first 10-episode season winding down, "Anger Management" (Thu., 9:30 p.m. ET on FX) is using the opportunity to try and flesh out some of the members of Charlie's anger management groups. Last week, fans got to explore the complex reality of one of his inmate patients,...

'Louie' Watches An Old Comedy Special, Reconnects With Sarah Silverman, Apologizes To Marc Maron (VIDEO)

Jason Hughes | August 10, 2012 | TV
In the second vignette on this week's "Louie" (Thu., 10:30 p.m. ET on FX), the comedian stumbled upon an old comedy special from the 1980s. There, he saw himself as he was in his 20s, as well as fellow comedians Sarah Silverman and Marc Maron. Louie...

'Project Runway': Kooan Becomes Second Designer Of The Season To Quit (VIDEO)

Jason Hughes | August 10, 2012 | TV
For the second time this season, a contestant has quit "Project Runway" (Wed., 9 p.m. ET on Lifetime). At least this time the designer didn't run away in the middle of the night without a word to anyone, as Andrea did. Kooan had plenty to say,...

'Falling Skies' Preview: Terry O'Quinn Guest Stars As Noah Wyle's Mysterious Mentor (VIDEO)

Laura Prudom | August 9, 2012 | TV
Whenever a show is in need of a charismatic (but vaguely threatening) authority figure, we imagine Terry O'Quinn is first on a casting director's speed dial. In the penultimate episode of "Falling Skies" Season 2 (airing Sun., Aug. 12, 9 p.m. ET on TNT), O'Quinn...
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