Entertainment

Stu Warshawer
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Mike Dougherty
May 11, 2018 - 6:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A middle school principal from Philadelphia is getting a shot to tackle the obstacle course Saturday on the hit television show American Ninja Warrior. "Yeah, I'm incredibly nervous," said Stuart Warshawer, the principal at Mastery Charter Harrity in Cobbs Creek...
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Lupita Nyong'o attends a screening of "Black Panther" at the Museum of Modern Art in New York
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Eric Walter
May 11, 2018 - 3:25 pm
Film critic Elvis Mitchell interviewed "Black Panther" director Ryan Coogler for 90 minutes at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday. Coogler said he would definitely like to make a spin-off movie led completely by the female characters from "Black Panther" played by actresses including Lupita Nyong’o...
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Broadway
May 11, 2018 - 12:43 pm
By Larry Neumeister, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The Broadway production of "To Kill a Mockingbird" will open in December after a lawsuit that threatened to shut down the production was settled Thursday. The deal was announced in a joint statement from producer Scott Rudin's production company...
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Treetop Quest opens to the public in Fairmount Park on Saturday.
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Hadas Kuznits
May 10, 2018 - 6:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you're looking for an outdoor adventure this weekend, look no further than Treetop Quest . The park full of obstacle courses and zip lines opens to the public in Fairmount Park on Saturday. "We have swinging platforms, swinging logs, wooden platform bridges, a net...
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Fred Rogers as he rehearses the opening of his PBS show "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" in Pittsburgh on June 28, 1989, left, and Tom Hanks at the London premiere of the film 'The Post ' on Jan. 10, 2018.
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May 10, 2018 - 5:31 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Fred Rogers drama "You Are My Friend" starring Tom Hanks as the beloved television host is coming to theaters in late 2019. Sony Pictures says Wednesday that the film will be released on October 18, 2019. The story is inspired by the real-life friendship between Rogers and...
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Harvey Weinstein and estranged wife Georgina Chapman
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May 10, 2018 - 11:12 am
By Chloe Melas, CNN (CNN) -- Georgina Chapman, the estranged wife of Harvey Weinstein, is speaking out for the first time since her husband was accused by more than 80 women of sexual misconduct. In an interview with Vogue , Chapman maintains that she had no knowledge of the alleged sexual...
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musical artist R. Kelly
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May 10, 2018 - 10:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Spotify has removed R. Kelly's music from its playlists, citing its new policy on hate content and hateful conduct. A spokesperson on Thursday says Kelly's music is no longer available on the streaming service's owned and operated playlists and algorithmic recommendations. His music...
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Draion M. Burch wants to trademark the name Dr. Drai
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May 10, 2018 - 10:03 am
By David Williams, CNN (CNN) -- Dr. Dre is a West Coast musician and businessman known the world over for his platinum-selling albums, for discovering Eminem, and for Beats, the headphones hanging around the necks of athletes and celebs. He, however, is not a real doctor. Dr. Drai, on the other...
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Anne V. Coates appears at the 2016 Governors Awards.
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May 09, 2018 - 9:07 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscar-winning film editor Anne V. Coates, widely considered one of the greatest in her field whose many credits include such disparate works as "Lawrence of Arabia," ''The Elephant Man" and "Fifty Shades of Grey," has died. She was 92. A representative from Coates' talent agency...
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Roman Polanski appears at an international film festival, where he promoted his latest film, "Based on a True Story," in Krakow, Poland.
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May 09, 2018 - 4:43 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski, who fled the United States 40 years ago as a sex offender awaiting sentencing, says he views the #MeToo movement as "collective hysteria" and "total hypocrisy." Polanski made the comment to the Polish edition of Newsweek before the...
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