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Entertainment News Archive - March 27, 2006

By Frank Segers LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter)

By Arthur Asiimwe KIGALI (Reuters) - A new film about the 1994 Rwandan genocide was being premiered in Kigali on Monday amid fears it was stirring up painful memories for survivors weeks ahead of the 12th anniversary of the massacre.

By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mighty Mike C, a veteran rapper at the age of 42, recalls the days when he used to tap electricity from street lights to set up the music for street parties in Harlem back in the early days of hip hop.

By Danny Glenwright TORONTO (Reuters) - A half-ton pick-up truck used in the award-winning gay Western "Brokeback Mountain" is up for sale, and the seller, a Canadian high school student, hopes the proceeds will help pay his way through college.

Please read in the final paragraph, "Bidding at http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=4625292939 closes on Thursday..." Corrects Internet address.

By Danny Glenwright TORONTO (Reuters) - A half-ton pick-up truck used in the award-winning gay Western "Brokeback Mountain" is up for sale, and the seller, a Canadian high school student, hopes the proceeds will help pay his way through college.

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Eccentric Australian outback painter Pro Hart died on Tuesday in his beloved mining town of Broken Hill where he was born and lived, painting sweeping landscapes by layering and scratching paint onto canvas.

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Simon Cowell, the brutally honest judge on Fox television's smash hit "American Idol," said on Monday he will open auditions next month for a new TV talent contest he is bringing to rival network NBC.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - With several million dollar hits behind them, one would think George Clooney and Brad Pitt wouldn't need to steal, but they do and are returning to the scene of the crime. Warner Bros.

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Denzel Washington and director Spike Lee scored the best opening of their careers on Sunday, as the heist thriller "Inside Man" grabbed the No. 1 spot at the weekend box office in North America with estimated ticket sales of $29 million.