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Filmmaker Malcolm D. Lee happy to return with ‘Best Man Holiday’

11/13/2013 8:18 pm2 comments
Filmmaker Malcolm D. Lee happy to return with ‘Best Man Holiday’

By Olu Alemoru, Staff Writer In a banner year for black movies — including “The Butler,” “Fruitvale” and “12 Years A Slave” — and television with Kerry Washington’s electrifying portrayal of Olivia Pope in “Scandal,” the streak continues with a highly anticipated romantic comedy sequel. “The Best Man Holiday,” a [...]

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Genevieve Sabourin, a Canadian actress, is charged with stalking Alec Baldwin

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Alec Baldwin's alleged stalker Genevieve Sabourin

  By Faith Karimi CNN   (CNN) — It could have been a scene from one of his movies. A teary Alec Baldwin denying a romance with a woman he described as a stalker. The woman heckling, “you’re lying!” as he testified in a New York City courtroom. Except this [...]

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Jennifer Hudson Walk of Fame

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Jennifer Hudson, received  the 2,512th
star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Photos Gary MaCarthy

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Jennifer Hudson, who went from being a cruise ship singer to an Oscar and Grammy winner in six years,  received  the 2,512th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today. Record producer and music industry executive Clive Davis joined Hudson   at the 11:30 a.m. ceremony at [...]

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Veterans Day Los Angeles

11/12/2013 4:05 pm6 comments
Native American Veteran's Association and Heritage Day Pawwow

Photos by Gary McCarthy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Eric Garcetti was the grand marshal of today’s 10th. annual San Fernando Valley Veterans Day Parade, the first elected official to have that honor. Only veterans, active duty military members and reservists such as Garcetti, a lieutenant in the Naval Reserve, are allowed to ride [...]

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Television Ratings

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Television Ratings

By STEVEN HERBERT City News Service HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – CBS averaged a season-high 11.35 million viewers for its prime-time programming last week, with its usual series strength getting a boost from its coverage of the. CBS’ 2.8 million viewer-winning margin was the largest of the seven-week- old season and the [...]

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Mariska Hargitay gets star on Walk of Fame

11/08/2013 4:47 pm1 comment
Mariska Hargitay receives her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Friday, next to the star recognizing her mother, the late actress Jayne Mansfield.

Photo Gary McCarthy

  From City News Service HOLLYWOOD — “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” star Mariska Hargitay received the 2,511th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Friday in connection with the 15th season of the NBC legal drama. Dick Wolf, the creator of the “Law & Order” franchise and Oscar-winning [...]

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LA Aqueduct Centennial Celebration

11/06/2013 1:07 pm0 comments
Mayor Eric Garcetti, Christine Mulholland with actors impersonating historical figures.
Photos by Gary McCarthy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles Aqueduct engineer William Mulholland’s famous words, “There it is, take it!” rang out again today in a historical re- enactment of the events of Nov. 5, 1913, when water first flowed 233 miles from the Owens Valley into Los Angeles. Mayor Eric Garcetti and [...]

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Janis Joplin Posthumously Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

11/04/2013 4:03 pm1 comment
Janis Joplin's siblings Laura and Michael accepted the Walk of Fame Star.

Photos By Gary McCarthy

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Singer Janis Joplin posthumously received the 2,510th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today, with her friend Kris Kristofferson performing a special acoustic version of “Me and Bobby McGee.” Joplin’s siblings, , accepted the star in front of the Musicians Institute on behalf of their sister, [...]

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West Hollywood celebrates Halloween

11/01/2013 2:48 pm0 comments
West Hollywood the world’s largest Halloween festival 

Photos by Gary McCarthy

  From Staff and Wire Reports   WEST HOLLYWOOD — Each year thousands of people gather on the streets of West Hollywood for the world’s largest Halloween festival and Thursday was no different. With Queen Latifah reigning as queen of the Carnaval the city welcomed an estimated 500,000 people to [...]

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Janes Addiction Star in Hollywood

10/30/2013 4:17 pm2 comments
Jane's Aqddiction

Photos by Gary McCarthy

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – The influential alternative rock band Jane’s Addiction received the 2,509th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today. Drummers John Densmore of The Doors and Taylor Hawkins of the Foo Fighters joined band members   , Eric Avery, Stephen Perkins and Dave Navarro at the ceremony in [...]

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