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  • Rosie O'Donnell relishes criminal role on Fox's 'Empire'
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rosie O'Donnell was delighted when "Empire" creator Lee Daniels invited her to guest star on the Fox drama, then got a case of nerves.
  • Redmayne, Hooper reunite for transgender tale 'Danish Girl'
    TORONTO (AP) — In a pivotal scene early in Tom Hooper's "The Danish Girl," the 1920s Copenhagen painter Einar Wegener, as played by Eddie Redmayne, sits in for a portrait his wife Gerda (Alicia Vikander) is painting of a ballerina. Breathlessly caressing the stockings and slippers, something stirs in Einar.
  • 'Carol' leads Spirit Awards film nominations
    Los Angeles (AFP) - "Carol," the story of a 1950s housewife who falls for a store clerk, led the pack of independent movies tipped for Oscars glory as the Film Independent Spirit Awards nominations were unveiled Tuesday. Starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, the film was nominated in six categories, including best feature, best director […]

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  • Sly and the Family Stone Co-Founder Cynthia Robinson Dead at 69
    Cynthia Robinson, a founding member for Sly and the Family Stone who played trumpet, has died after a battle with cancer. The musician's Facebook page and Billboard confirmed the news Tuesday. She was 69. The trumpeter was best known for her joyous melodies and inspired vocals and...
  • Flashback: Roy Orbison Sings 'Pretty Woman' at Final Concert
    Roy Orbison had a lot of reasons to be happy when he walked onstage at Cleveland, Ohio's Front Row Theater on December 4th, 1988. After two decades of grinding it out on the oldies circuit, he was  wrapping up one of the most amazing years of his career. It began...
  • Jim James on Paris Attacks: 'Music Must Always Go On. Fear Must Never Win'
    My Morning Jacket's Jim James offered pointed words of healing and perseverance in an interview with Rolling Stone about the terrorist attacks in Paris, saying, "Every note we play and every syllable I sing is for peace, and for understanding, and for love." The musician recalled the total confusion that...

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