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Entertainment News Archive - February 04, 2006

Before the Rolling Stones play at Sunday's Super Bowl halftime show, producers will have six minutes to roll out and assemble a gigantic stage, erect 27 tons of lights and herd a 3,000-person "studio" audience to the center of Detroit's Ford Field.

Lawyers for Paris Hilton are in talks with a broker of celebrity porn in a bid to recover private diaries and photos of the celebrity heiress that were put up for sale for $20 million, both sides said on Friday.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong and Grammy-winning pop star Sheryl Crow have split up, scrapping plans for a Texas wedding after two years of dating, People magazine reported on Friday.

By Dan Ouellette NEW YORK (Billboard) - Micro-indie and artist-run labels will once again show their mettle at Wednesday's Grammy Awards, in light of 2005's historic win by Maria Schneider.

By Ray Waddell NASHVILLE (Billboard) - Now that the basic lineups for the Bonnaroo and Coachella festivals have been unveiled, this much is clear: the musical identities of the two events have blurred.

By Michael Rechtshaffen LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Re

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese films have become hot tickets around the world, but few movie-goers outside China have even heard of the country's arguably most popular, or at least most populist, director.

Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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