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Director Greta Gerwig and star Saoirse Ronan attend the American Cinematheque Screening Q&A Of Columbia Pictures' "Little Women" at the Egyptian Theatre on January 03, 2020 in Hollywood.
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Kim Glovas
February 09, 2020 - 4:30 am
With the Academy Awards on the agenda, many people will be watching to see if their favorite movies won. But a local professor spoke about the dearth of female directors who will be honored. Read more here.
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In this file photo dated Sunday Aug. 30, 2009, actor and comedian Orson Bean and Alley Mills arrive at the Daytime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles.
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AP News
February 08, 2020 - 2:38 pm
Orson Bean, the witty actor and comedian who enlivened the game show "To Tell the Truth" and played a crotchety merchant on "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman," was hit and killed by a car in Los Angeles, authorities said. He was 91. Read more here.
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M'Balia Singley, who created and performs the show "Turn" at the Kimmel Center.
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Antionette Lee
February 08, 2020 - 10:13 am
In honor of Black History Month, the city is booming with events that showcase Black contributions to the arts and society, including a show by a woman who was feautured on Grammy-nominated artist John Legend's first album.
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Harvey Weinstein
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AP News
February 06, 2020 - 3:04 pm
Prosecutors in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial rested their case Thursday after more than two weeks of testimony punctuated by harrowing accounts from six women, including some who said he ignored pleas of “no, no, no” and justified his behavior as the cost of getting ahead in Hollywood. Read more...
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Greta Gerwig, left, and Laura Dern attend the 92nd Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon at the Loews Hotel on Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, in Los Angeles.
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AP News
February 06, 2020 - 9:18 am
Fashioin designer Diane von Furstenberg and film academy CEO Dawn Hudson said a record 67 nominations went to women this year, which Hudson called representative of a trend in the academy that has long tilted heavily male. Read more here.
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This Aug. 9, 1962 file photo shows actor Kirk Douglas in New York. Douglas died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020 at age 103.
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AP News
February 05, 2020 - 7:01 pm
Kirk Douglas, the muscular actor with the dimpled chin who starred in "Spartacus," "Lust for Life" and dozens of other films and helped fatally weaken the Hollywood blacklist, has died at 103, People magazine reported Wednesday. Read more here.
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Meghan Markle, Prince Harry and Madonna
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CNN
February 05, 2020 - 11:15 am
Madonna has a message for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry: Forget Canada and move to New York City instead. Read more here.
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Walt Disney Co. at New York Stock Exchange
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AP News
February 04, 2020 - 5:10 pm
Disney said its Disney Plus streaming service reached nearly 29 million paid subscribers in less than three months, an impressive start for what the company has positioned as its future as more people drop cable subscriptions. Read more here.
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Wendy's Breakfast Menu
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CNN
February 04, 2020 - 4:28 pm
Wendy's will enter the breakfast ring and debut its highly anticipated menu for the increasingly competitive timeslot on March 2. Read more here.
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Cynthia Erivo as Harriet Tubman in a scene from "Harriet"
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AP News
February 04, 2020 - 12:00 pm
According to new research, more of 2019's top movies featured minority or female lead characters than ever recorded before. Read more here.
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