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Monday, July 28, 2014
Woody Allen back in spotlight, promoting new film
Throughout his long career, Woody Allen has been fascinated by magic, a theme he's explored frequently onscreen: playing a magician in “Scoop,” sending Owen Wilson on time travel in “Midnight in Paris,” or pulling Jeff Daniels out of a movie screen in “The Purple Rose of Cairo.”
5 Seconds of Summer awe fans, sell tickets
The rising pop-rock band 5 Seconds of Summer gave its feverish female fans the surprise of a lifetime by personally selling tickets Saturday morning for an upcoming concert in Inglewood, California.
The prestigious Salzburg Festival is known for its classical performances of Mozart and Bach, but this year the spotlight is on a new modern opera telling the story of German artist and Holocaust victim Charlotte Salomon.
Sunday, July 27, 2014
After World Cup, some Argentines won't go home
Lucas Bazan Pontoni rifled through his pockets for the 45-cent lunch fee as he stood in line at a downtown soup kitchen. When he came up short, an acquaintance sprang for the government-subsidized meal.
'Hercules' is schlocky but entertaining nonetheless
You'll have to say one thing for Brett Ratner's production of “Hercules”: This movie has a sense of proportion. Running just over 90 minutes, the movie is often clunky, but at least it's fast and unpretentious. And its likable star, Dwayne Johnson, manages to murder legions without ever seeming sadistic. Less violent than “300,” less compelling than “Gladiator,” this new addition to the sword-and-sandals genre seems likely to please the fanboy audience and stir up some impressive box-office numbers.
Finns dance 'tangotanssi' in search for their inner Latino
Tango has found a lasting home in Finland, and every summer the Finns' love affair with the dance breaks out into the open, showing that under their cool North exterior beats a warm, Latin heart.
Bazinga! 'Big Bang Theory' writers hit Comic-Con
Past “Big Bang” Comic-Con panels have paid off for fans that score tickets. One viewer was awarded a trip to space. And there was a surprise appearance by Johnny Galecki, who hid in the audience in costume until he asked a question.
The opening night Friday of the world-famous Bayreuth Festival, the monthlong summer opera extravaganza dedicated to the works of Richard Wagner, was halted for nearly an hour due to a technical hitch.
Friday, July 25, 2014
Like Batman responding to a beaming Bat signal in the sky, fans are streaming to San Diego for the 45th annual Comic-Con pop culture extravaganza.
Plans are in the works to name a school after Michael Jackson in the late pop star's Midwestern hometown.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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