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2 hrs ago | WYMG-FM Springfield

City Council Notes Shared with Lincoln Funeral Group

Because the pages of history can be made into a computer file, the city of Springfield is sharing documents of 1865 city council actions with the group organizing the 150th anniversary commemoration of President Lincoln's funeral.


Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, Springfield, IL

3 hrs ago | Time

1812: The War No One Wants to Commemorate

It was a war we won, despite the burning of Washington D.C. by British soldiers in 1814.


Related Topix: Washington, DC, Georgetown (Washington, DC), Tyne and Wear County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Lincoln, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, National Mall, US National Parks

7 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

Jim Sheridan Plans Pan Am Terror Attack Film

The Oscar nominated filmmaker is penning a script with Irish screenwriter Audrey O'Reilly based on the terrorist bombing over Lockerbie, Scotland, which left 270 passengers and town residents dead.


Related Topix: Brothers, Drama Movies, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, In the Name of the Father, In America, Dumfries and Galloway County, Scotland,

7 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Actress Patty Duke Is Keynote Speaker At Sixth Annual Connecting With Hope Gala

Actress will speak about career and struggles with bipolar disorder at Laurel View Country Club in Hamden.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, The Miracle Worker, The Patty Duke Show, Valley of the Dolls, Comedy, Music!, Entertainment, Television, Patty Duke, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Killingworth, CT

9 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Supermodels in movies: Can they act?

Here's a look at models, super or otherwise, who've made the leap to movies, starting with Kate Upton in "The Other Woman."


Related Topix: What to Expect When You're Expecting, Celebrities, Cameron Diaz, Comedy Movies, The Three Stooges, Drama Movies, Alternative, Milla Jovovich, Movies, Entertainment

13 hrs ago | KAZR-FM Des Moines

John Leguizamo chops off fingertip during filming of a Chefa

'CHEF:' Actor John Leguizamo attends the premiere for "Chef" during the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival on Tuesday, April 22, in New York.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Moulin Rouge, Musical Movies, John Leguizamo

15 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Zombie Beavers Invade America By Marlow Stern

First-time filmmaker Jordan Rubin walks us through the making of the wackiest movie at the Tribeca Film Festival.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Capote

19 hrs ago |

Staged Reading of Remember this: Walking with Jan Karski Set for Tonight at Georgetown University

The Davis Performing Arts Center and the Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics at Georgetown University, a joint initiative between the Theater and Performance Studies Program and the School of Foreign Service, are pleased to announce a world premiere staged reading of "Remember This: Walking with Jan Karski," featuring Academy Award ... (more)


Related Topix: Georgetown University, Theater, Arts, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, Good Night, and Good Luck., History Movies, David Strathairn

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Bloomington Civic Theatre to Present GYPSY, Starring Dora Dolphin as Baby June, 4/25-5/25

Bloomington Civic Theatre is proud to present Gypsy at the Schneider Theatre, starring Dora Dolphin as Baby June.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Gypsy, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Gypsy Rose Lee

The New York Observer

In the Autumn of Her Content: At 86, Estelle Parsons Charges Broadway ...

Way up north on West End Avenue, Estelle Parsons and her husband, Peter Zimroth, call home a sunny, sprawling Hannah and Her Sisters -type apartment that basks in silver shafts of light from the Hudson.


Related Topix: Rachel, Rachel, Drama Movies, Bonnie and Clyde, Crime Movies, Estelle Parsons, The Today Show, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Barbara Walters

The Huffington Post

Chris Christie Slams David Letterman, Gives A Shout-Out To Stephen Colbert

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie slammed "Late Show" host David Letterman Wednesday, pledging his allegiance to Letterman's successor, Stephen Colbert .


Related Topix: Man on the Moon, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Celebrities, David Letterman, Chris Christie, US Governors, The Colbert Report, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, The National

Russia Taday

Death of Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter: Association between race,...

The recent death, at 76, of former US middleweight boxing contender, Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, reminded the world of the courageous and tenacious struggle this black man waged to overturn his wrongful conviction and imprisonment for murder in 1966.


Related Topix: Prison, Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, The Hurricane, Center for Constitutional Rights, Charitable Organizations, ACLU, Opinion

USA Today

Lincoln works for good first impression in China

Ford has a chance to make a first impression with its Lincoln brand in China, and it is not taking the rare opportunity lightly.


Related Topix: Lincoln MKX, Lincoln, SUV, Lincoln MKS, Documentary Movies, Hybrid, Drama Movies, Lincoln Navigator, Sedan, Lincoln MKZ, Lincoln MKC, Autos

Sound Off: Glee's Outrageous Opening Night, Funny Girl Style

"This place smells like barf!" exclaimed Sue Sylvester upon arriving in the Big Apple for the very first time.


Related Topix: Glee, Entertainment, Television, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Funny Girl, Gypsy, Ohio

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Sweet Science

The Hurricane Carter Case Stays Open In My MindRead More

His legend shall live on longer than that of fighters more skilled than he, if for no other reason than Bob Dylan wrote one of his more popular songs about him, and also for the fact that the Rubin "Hurricane" Carter case is boxings' JFK assassination, destined to be debated long after the principals involved exit their life stage on earth.


Related Topix: Sport Movies, The Hurricane, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Bob Dylan, Pop/Rock, Paterson, NJ, Sports, Boxing, More Sports


Jessica Chastain to Play Marilyn Monroe in Andrew Dominik's BLONDE

Jessica Chastain may soon be adding "biopic" to her already impressive resume, though not in the traditional sense of the word.


Related Topix: Killing Them Softly, Chopper, Drama Movies, Thriller, Celebrities, Brad Pitt

The Village Voice

The Girl and Death Is About as Fresh as Miss Havisham's Yellowed Nightie

Two of film's mustiest tropes are stitched together in Jos Stelling's period melodrama The Girl and Death : A man falls in love with a prostitute while she wastes away of tuberculosis.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Moulin Rouge, Musical Movies, Movies, Entertainment

The Lincoln Heritage Museum grand opening is April 26th at

If you like most in central Illinois enjoy Lincoln history, add a visit to the Lincoln Heritage Museum to your list of sites to see.


Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, Lincoln, IL, Lincoln College, Rantoul, IL

Photo Coverage: Estelle Parsons & Stephen Spinella Take Opening Night Bows in the Velocity of Autumn

The Velocity of Autumn is a 90-minute powder keg dark comedy by Eric Coble that stars Academy Award winner Estelle Parsons and two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Spinella , is directed by Molly Smith and opened last night, April 21, 2014 at the Booth Theatre.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Bonnie and Clyde, Drama Movies, Estelle Parsons

Civil War: The Untold Story on PBS beginning April 2014

Civil War: The Untold Story is a visually stunning and absorbing new 5-hour documentary series that breaks new ground by examining the war through the lens of the Western Theater - battles in the strategic lands between the Appalachians and Mississippi River.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Elizabeth McGovern, Downton Abbey, Entertainment, Television, Gettysburg, PA, Lincoln, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Gettysburg College