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Entertainment News Archive - October 10, 2005

By Stephen Brown STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - When musician David Byrne says he is going to "play a factory" in Stockholm, he is not planning a gig at a trendy new venue, but talking literally.

By Stephen Brown STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - When musician David Byrne says he is going to "play a factory" in Stockholm, he is not planning a gig at a trendy new venue, but talking literally.

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - British author Julian Barnes was hot favorite on Monday to land the prestigious Booker Prize with a quirky tale of Sherlock Holmes' creator, Arthur Conan Doyle.

By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - All the props and sets from the Wallace and Gromit movies were feared destroyed in a fire on Monday, the day after the plasticine pals' debut feature film went straight to the top of the North American box office.

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - Irish writer John Banville was the surprise winner on Monday of the Booker Prize, one of the literary world's most prestigious awards, for "The Sea," his poignant and dark novel about childhood memories.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Males under 25 years-old, a core movie audience, saw fewer films this past summer but watched more DVDs, played more video games and surfed the Web more often than previously, according to a study released on Monday.

Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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