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Entertainment News Archive - June 12, 2006

By Brian Fuson LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) -

By Bob Tourtellotte LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - If love works in mysterious ways, the wackiest affair of the summer must be between Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves in "The Lake House," a movie debuting in theaters on Friday.

LONDON (Reuters) - Kylie Minogue has made her first live performance since she was diagnosed with breast cancer last year.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Matt Damon's wife has given birth to a baby girl named Isabella, the couple's first child together, a spokeswoman for the actor of movies such as "The Bourne Supremacy" said on Monday.

Corrects name of actress in paragraph seven to Bonnie Hunt from Helen Hunt. By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Cars," the latest animated feature from newly merged Walt Disney Co.

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Cars," the latest animated feature from newly merged Walt Disney Co. and Pixar Animation Studios, zoomed into first place at North American theaters with weekend ticket sales of $62.8 million, but failed to do as well as some industry experts expected.

By Gina Keating LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - America is going soccer mad so far this World Cup season.

By Christine Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - The book publishing rights to some of novelist John Steinbeck's most successful novels will be transferred to his son and granddaughter after a judge ruled in their favor in a copyright suit, lawyers said on Monday. U.S.

By Ray Waddell NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Billboard) - After missing the capacity mark in 2005, the Bonnaroo Music and Arts festival has now once again sold out in advance. Bonnaroo's allotment of 80,000 tickets was sold entirely through the festival's Web site (http://www.bonnaroo.com).

By Katie Hasty NEW YORK (Billboard) - Singer-songwriter Pete Yorn will complete a self-described musical "trilogy" with his third full-length album later this summer.

Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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