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  1. MOVIESRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    This new adaptation of the Thomas Hardy novel stars a radiant Carey Mulligan as Bathsheba Everdene, a woman who strives for independence in Victorian England, even as she is pursued by three suitors, a farmer , a respected landowner , and a volatile soldier . Hardy's source material could have facilitated an overheated costume melodrama, but director Thomas Vinterberg opts for a cool, classic, yet contemporary rendition anchored by Mulligan's subtle performance.


  2. Sesame StreetRead the original story

    May 7, 2015 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    Generations of children have learned their numbers and alphabet from Big Bird, Maria, and other friends. The people on this very special street learn life's lessons together, provide viewers with strong role models, and teach children that everyone brings a special ability to the community.


  3. Sonia Manzano, who played Maria on a Sesame Street,a retiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Day

    Actress Sonia Manzano performs with Big Bird at the 2009 Daytime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. “Sesame Street” is about to be less A-OK.


  4. How do you solve a problem like Maria retiring from Sesame Street?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Vancouver Courier

    Before Janet and Chrissy on Three's Company, before uppity Blair on Fact's of Life, before Princess Leia, before Daisy Duke, before Julie from Love Boat and before CBC's gossamer of loveliness Gloria Macarenko , there was Sesame Street's feisty and kind-hearted store owner/fix-it-woman Maria. Like many people who grew up in the '70s and '80s, raven-haired Maria was our first love.


  5. I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney story comes to the Palace TheaterRead the original story

    Friday | West Hawaii Today

    ... most famous giant bird. These, and other life lessons are combined to create the film, I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story, which begins airing tonight at Hilo's Palace Theater. The documentary profiles Spinney, the 80-something puppeteer who is ...


  6. Puppets meet reality in Middleton Players' hilarious 'Avenue Q'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Channel3000

    There's always a bit of a risk when you put actors and puppets on a stage together that one of them is going to upstage the other, but that's not the case with Middleton Players Theatre's hilarious production of the irreverent Broadway musical "Avenue Q." Instead of distraction and confusion, there's a subtle synergy at work: Whether you're looking at the puppet or the actor who's holding, controlling and singing for it, you're seeing mirrored expressions of the same range of emotion. Not only does it help sell the show's otherwise challenging concept, but it adds to the offbeat vibe and the fun.


  7. 'Sesame Street's' Maria bidding farewell to hit show after 44 yrsRead the original story

    Friday |

    'Sesame Street' star Sonia Manzano aka Maria has announced that she will be retiring from the hit kids' show after devoting almost 44 years of her life to it. The news of the 65-year-old American actress not returning to the next season of the PBS American series has left the fans devastated, who took to social media to pay tribute to her, the BBC reported.


  8. Big Bird documentary light as a yellow featherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    This documentary about the man in the yellow avian suit hints that if it didn't exactly seal Romney's fate, it didn't help. This documentary loves both the bird and Carroll Spinney, the man who has been in the costume for more than 40 years.


  9. 'Sesame Street' character leaving at 45 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | News Times

    Puppeteers Caroll Spinney with "Sesame Street" puppet Oscar the Grouch, and Sonia Manzano attend Sesame Street: A Celebration of 40 Years of Life on the Street at Barnes & Noble, Lincoln Triangle on November 12, 2009 in New York City. Actress Sonia Manzano performs with 'Big Bird onstage during the 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at The Orpheum Theatre on August 30, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.


  10. Photos: Sesame Street's Maria retires after 44 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | KHOU-TV Houston

    After 44 years, Sonia Manzano, known as "Sesame Street"'s Maria, is retiring from the show. Pictured from left to right: Emilio Delgado , Abby Cadabby, Big Bird, Elmo, Sonia Manzano, Grover, Oscar the Grouch, Count Von Count and Zoe on the set of Sesame Street at the Kaufman Astoria Studios in Astoria, N.Y. Photos: Sesame Street's Maria retires after 44 years After 44 years, Sonia Manzano, known as "Sesame Street"'s Maria, is retiring from the show.


  11. 'I spent a year wearing fancy dress'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BBC News

    Sounds like the start of a bad joke but they're three of the 365 costumes worn by Eve Hazelton, who decided to spend an entire year in fancy dress. "I thought, whatever I'll do, I'll do it in fancy dress," Eve told Newsbeat.


  12. Pittsfield Fourth of July Parade could bask in sunny weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Berkshire Eagle

    PITTSFIELD >> The Pittsfield Fourth of July Parade could bask in sunny, comfortable weather, a far cry from the rain and extreme heat parade-goers have endured in recent years. Saturday's promising forecast could bode well for organizers of the Independence Day celebration, which steps off at 10 a.m. from the intersection of South and East/West Housatonic streets ending at Wahconah park, via North Street.


  13. Sonia Manzano, who played Maria on 'Sesame Street,' retiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | St. Petersburg Times

    Sesame Street is about to be less A-okay. Sonia Manzano, who has played the role of Maria on the groundbreaking kid show since 1971, is retiring.


  14. 10 'Sesame Street' moments that prove Maria is the best humanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Mashable

    While Sesame Street 's most famous characters will always be iconic Muppets like Big Bird, Elmo, and Grover, the humans who live and work on TV's most iconic street are the heart of the show. They lead the childlike Muppets through lessons on numbers and letters, life and love, and provide the winking humor that keeps parents hooked on the show right alongside their kids.


  15. Sonia Manzano, Maria on 'Sesame Street,' retiring after 44 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 |

    As Maria on " Sesame Street ," she engaged with countless children over four decades. But now, Sonia Manzano, 65, says it's time to say so long, and retire after 44 years on the show.


  16. Maria of Sesame Street is retiring and everyone who grew up watching the show is sadRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Star Online

    Sonia Manzano, who plays Maria on the long-running PBS children's show, is retiring 44 years after joining the series, she said at the American Library Association Annual Conference. Manzano first appeared on Sesame Street in 1971, and was upped to a series regular in 1974.


  17. Legendary Sesame Street puppeteer at The Hollywood for special screeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Almanac

    The historic Hollywood Theater in Dormont and Horror Realm announce a visit from legendary puppeteer Caroll Spinney, made famous for bringing the characters of Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch to life on “Sesame Street.” Spinney will be at the theater for a special morning screening of the 1985 family road movie “Sesame Street Presents: Follow that Bird.” The event, sponsored by WQED, is set for 8:30 a.m. July 25. In the 1985 family musical comedy, Big Bird tries to find his way back to Sesame Street. A social worker sends Big Bird to Illinois to live with a family of dodos because she thinks he'd be happier among his own kind.


  18. The rise of niche video streaming: Even Lifetime movies have their own service nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Washington Post

    Lifetime movies are a genre unto themselves: The television channel even aired a deadpan take on its particular brand of melodrama starring Will Ferrell and Kristin Wiig -- "A Deadly Adoption" -- earlier this summer. The channel rolled out an iOS app that will give subscribers access to a selection of roughly 30 Lifetime movies for $3.99 a month, according to Variety , just in time for binge-watching over the Independence Day weekend.


  19. 'Sesame Street's' Sonia Manzano was like a beloved friendRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 |

    A is for Adios. Actress Sonia Manzano announced this week at the American Library Association's conference that she would be leaving her role of Maria on "Sesame Street," a part she has played for 44 years.


  20. The evolution of Maria 'Sesame Street'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | New York Daily News

    Actress Sonia Manzano, who plays Maria Rodriquez on "Sesame Street," mirrored true moments in her personal life on the show. Mr. Hooper came off as a grouch at times, but he was a beloved "Sesame Street" character.