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Archive for February 21st, 2013

  • Winfrey, ‘Beasts’ actress honored at Essence lunch

    February 21, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Oprah Winfrey, recipient of the Power Award, reacts to photographers at the 6th Annual Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) —...

  • ‘Ip Man: The Final Flight’ to open Hong Kong fest

    February 21, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Feb. 21, 2013 photo released by China’s Xinhua News Agency, from right to left: director of opening film “Ip Man: The Final Fight” Herman Yau Lai-To, producer Xian Guo-lin, actor Anthony Wong attend a press conference of the 37th...

  • Cirque gives clues to Vegas Michael Jackson show

    February 21, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this photo provided by the Las Vegas News Bureau, performers dance during a preview of the new Cirque du Soleil show “Michael Jackson ONE” Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. The show at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on the Strip will start preview performances...

  • CNN’s Soledad O’Brien leaving morning show

    February 21, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 2, 2010 file photo, Soledad O’Brien attends Comedy Central’s “Night Of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert For Autism Education” at the Beacon Theatre in New York. CNN’s anchor O’Brien won’t...

  • Mayweather sings praises of his new Showtime deal

    February 21, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this May 4, 2012 file photo, Floyd Mayweather Jr. flexes during his weigh-in for his super welterweight title fight against Miguel Cotto in Las Vegas. Mayweather Jr. finally confirms he’ll fight Robert Guerrero on May 4, but the biggest...

  • ‘The Power of Few’ makes limited-release debut

    February 21, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This film image released by Steelyard Pictures shows Christopher Walken in a scene from “The Power of Few,” an independent action-drama filmed in New Orleans. The film starring Walken, Anthony Anderson, Christian Slater, Jesse Bradford and New...

  • Blues guitarist Magic Slim dies in Pa. at age 75

    February 21, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this July 5, 2009 file photo, Bluesman Magic Slim performs with his band “The Teardrops” on the final day of the Waterfront Blues Festival in Portland, Ore. Slim, a contemporary of blues greats Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf...

  • Blues man Rush gets lifetime arts award in Miss.

    February 21, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Theatre Director Kathryn Lewis delivers her acceptance speech as the 2013 Governor’s Arts Award for Arts in Education awardee during ceremonies in Jackson, Miss., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. Established in 1988, the...

  • Nicaragua builds solar farm with Japan’s donation

    February 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Japan’s ambassador in Nicaragua Masaharu Sato, front left, National Electricity Transmission Company President Salvador Mansell, center, and Energy Minister Emilio Rappaccioli, right, attend the inauguration of Nicaragua’s first photovoltaic park,...

  • Asian markets decline on Europe concerns

    February 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo released by China’s Xinhua News Agency, an investor supports his head with a hand while looking at an electric stock price display at a trading hall in a securities firm in Shanghai, China, as the Shanghai Composite Index plummeted 3...