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2009-09-08 11:37:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for Fashion Week in New York, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is unveiling the network's 15 Favorite Fashion Trendsetting Films. Movies have long had a pivotal role in setting new fashion trends, while also serving as inspirations to legions of designers.

2009-06-08 11:27:25

Angela Lansbury, star of the Broadway revival of Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit, picked up her fifth Tony Award in New York Sunday night. Lansbury won the award for best featured actress in a play and earned a standing ovation when her name was called, People.com reported. This is amazing, the 83-year-old actress said upon collecting her prize.

2009-04-27 13:00:36

WE tv said Monday it is planning two special nights of programming to honor U.S. actress Bea Arthur, who died during the weekend at the age of 86. WE Remember Bea will feature marathons of episodes of Arthur's 1980s sit-com The Golden Girls Monday afternoon and Thursday night.

2009-04-25 20:10:00

Bea Arthur, who went from supporting roles on Broadway to stardom in two groundbreaking TV sitcoms died Saturday in Los Angeles, a family spokesman said.

2009-03-15 15:18:16

Octogenarian British actress Angela Lansbury is retaking the stage in a Broadway revival of the comedy Blithe Spirit. The four-time Tony winner plays psychic Madame Arcati, Playbill reported.

2008-10-30 18:00:19

Natasha Richardson, Christine Baranski and Vanessa Redgrave have signed on to perform at a benefit concert reading of "A Little Night Music" in New York. Also slated to take part in the Roundabout Theatre Company's Jan.

2008-10-17 15:00:15

The Actors Fund Friday said it will present an all-star benefit reading of "All About Eve" on Broadway in November. Slated to appear in the one-night-only performance of the classic backstage drama are Brian Bedford, Peter Gallagher, Angela Lansbury, Cynthia Nixon, John Slattery and Annette Bening.

2008-10-06 15:00:23

By David Steinberg Journal Staff Writer Jerry Herman is not as famous as the music he composed for Broadway. But many of Herman's tunes -- he often wrote music and lyrics -- are very famous.

2008-07-10 03:00:20

By Alice T. Carter, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 10--art:mame (2 pics in local) Auntie Mame is an iconic fictional character.

2008-07-03 03:00:19

By Alice T. Carter, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 3--For actress Michele Lee, one night as Auntie Mame was not enough. On Aug. 1, 2004, the television and stage actress appeared at the Hollywood Bowl in a fully staged production of "Mame" -- for one night only. "It was a fun part for me.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.