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Archive for January 30th, 2012

  • Davis, Dujardin win lead honors at SAG awards

    January 30, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Jean Dejardin accepts the award for outstanding performance by a male actor in a leading role for “The Artist” at the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday Jan. 29, 2012 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) LOS ANGELES (AP) —...

  • Neeson’s ‘The Grey’ tops box office with $20M

    January 30, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this film image released by Open Road Films, from left, Liam Neeson is shown in a scene from “The Grey.” (AP Photo/Open Road Films, Kimberley French) NEW YORK (AP) — Beware the Liam in Winter. Liam Neeson’s “The Grey” topped...

  • Another ‘American Idol’ alum heading to Broadway

    January 30, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this May 21, 2010 file photo, Broadway performer and former “American Idol” contestant Constantine Maroulis attends the 16th Annual Cosmetic Executive Women Beauty Awards in New York. Marouliswill star in the dual title role of Dr....

  • Lambert postpones Fla. show after friend’s death

    January 30, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Oct. 24, 2011 file photo shows country singer Miranda Lambert in Nashville, Tenn. Lambert has rescheduled weekend shows in Kentucky and North Carolina following the death of her father-in-law. Dick Shelton, father of “The Voice”...

  • Madonna says charity plans 10 schools in Malawi

    January 30, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Madonna attends the premiere of “W.E.”, hosted by the Weinstein Company and The Cinema Society, in New York, Monday, Jan. 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes) NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly six years after it was created, Madonna’s Raising Malawi...

  • Verdi’s first opera, ‘Oberto,’ gets rare airing

    January 30, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Jan. 26, 2012 photo released by The Academy of Vocal Arts, music director Christofer Macatsoris conducts the AVA Opera Orchestra and soloists in Verdi’s “Oberto”, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/The Academy of Vocal Arts, Paul Sirochman)...

  • ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ wins at Sundance

    January 30, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Director and writer Marialy Rivas, left, laughs as writer Camila Gutierrez says “I don’t speak very well English, but I want to say thanks and have a lot of sex” while they accept the World Cinema Screenwriting Award for the film...

  • SAG Awards menu is months in the making

    January 30, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Oct. 19, 2011 photo, a plate of chopped chicken salad with apples, radicchio, walnuts and whole grain mustard sits on display during the SAG Awards tasting and table decor preview at Lucques restaurant in Los Angeles. The SAG Awards will be held...

  • RBS CEO turns down bonus amid criticism of payout

    January 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    A sign of RBS, Royal Bank of Scotland, is seen at its office in the City of London, Friday, Jan. 27, 2012. RBS bank’s board of directors have awarded the bank’s CEO Stephen Hester 3.6 million shares for his work over the last year, worth about...

  • Euro, rich-poor gap proved key issues at Davos

    January 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Workers remove material during the last day of the 42nd Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Keystone/Jean-Christophe Bott) DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Europe’s crippling debt crisis...