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Entertainment News Archive - March 20, 2006

By Chris Morris AUSTIN, Texas (Hollywood Reporter) - The Texas state capital has survived another South by Southwest Music Conference & Festival, which now appears to be the biggest platform for live music in the country.

By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - The copyright case against the publishers of "The Da Vinci Code" reached its final chapter on Monday, with lawyers for the claimants renewing accusations that millionaire author Dan Brown stole their ideas.

By Frank Scheck NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - A

By John Gaudiosi LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Only mobile gamers will have the ability to be a virtual Ethan Hunt when mobile game giant Gameloft unleashes "Mission: Impossible 3" across 150 carriers in May, coinciding with the worldwide rollout of the Tom Cruise thriller.

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The Weinstein Co. has acquired North American rights to "Miss Potter," which stars Renee Zellweger as children's author Beatrix Potter. Production is underway in the U.K. Also on board are Ewan McGregor and Emily Watson.

By John DeFore AUSTIN, Texas (Hollywood Reporter)

By John DeFore AUSTIN, Texas (Hollywood Reporter) - Andy Dick is an actor famous for two things: portraying a hopeless klutz on television and getting into trouble with booze and drugs.

By Soren Baker NEW YORK (Billboard) - DJ Premier was surprised when he got the phone call last spring.

By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - The copyright case brought by two historians who accuse Dan Brown of plagiarizing their work in "The Da Vinci Code" ended on Monday, and the presiding judge said he hoped to give a ruling by early April.

Sixteen years after the Rolling Stones first toured Japan, the venerable British rockers are set to play this week for the one-millionth fan to hear them in the cavernous Tokyo Dome.

Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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