Entertainment

his image released by Universal Pictures shows George MacKay, center, in a scene from "1917," directed by Sam Mendes.
François Duhamel/Universal Pictures via AP
AP News
January 12, 2020 - 5:09 pm
It took the Great War to finally take down "Star Wars." (Read more here.)
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Philadanco is one of 40 dance companies to take part in the International Conference and Festival of Blacks in Dance.
Scott Robbins/Courtesy of International Conference and Festival of Blacks in Dance
Antionette Lee
January 12, 2020 - 11:48 am
Hundreds of dancers from all over the world will be taking over the Avenue of the Arts for a unique dance festival started by the founder of a major Philadelphia dance company, known for breaking barriers in the industry. Read more here.
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Neil Peart of the band Rush performing in concert during their R40 Live: 40th Anniversary Tour in Philadelphia.
Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File
AP News
January 10, 2020 - 7:41 pm
Neil Peart, the renowned drummer and lyricist from the influential Canadian band Rush, has died. He was 67. Read more here.
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A meal at Veda in Center City
Ian Shiver
Hadas Kuznits
January 10, 2020 - 5:45 am
Not sure where to start when Center City District’s Restaurant Week returns on Sunday? The pros have some advice for the best approach to eating your way through Center City. Listen to more on the KYW Newsradio original podcast What’s Cooking.
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Center City Restaurant Week
Courtesy of Center City Restaurant Week
Holli Stephens
January 10, 2020 - 4:00 am
It’s been a mild January so far, so let’s soak in the overcast sun while we have the chance. Plan your weekend with The KYW To-Do List, your guide for all things to do in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs this weekend.
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Alex Trebek and U.S. Rep. John Lewis
Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP; Mark Humphrey/AP
AP News
January 07, 2020 - 11:37 am
Alex Trebek has a message of support for Congressman John Lewis as both fight pancreatic cancer. Read more here.
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Harvey Weinstein
Mary Altaffer/AP
AP News
January 06, 2020 - 1:59 pm
Harvey Weinstein has been indicted on new sex crime charges in Los Angeles, just as his trial on separate rape and sexual assault charges in New York was poised to get underway, prosecutors announced Monday. Read more here.
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This image released by NBC shows filmmaker Sam Mendes accepting the award for best motion picture drama for "1917" at the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020.
Paul Drinkwater/NBC via AP
AP News
January 06, 2020 - 6:53 am
By Jake Coyle, AP Film Writer The 77th Golden Globes were meant to be a coronation for Netflix. Instead, a pair of big-screen epics took top honors Sunday, as Sam Mendes' technically dazzling World War I tale "1917" won best picture, drama, and Quentin Tarantino's radiant Los Angeles fable "Once...
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Alex Trebek
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CNN
January 03, 2020 - 5:23 pm
Longtime "Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek doesn't need more than half a minute to end his 35-year tenure on the TV series. Read more here.
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Haverford preteen Avner Schwartz shows a cake he baked.
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Hadas Kuznits
January 03, 2020 - 2:59 pm
A Haverford preteen will be starring in the Food Network's "Kids Baking Championship" starting this Monday at 9 p.m. Read more here.
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