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Actress Patricia Clarkson to lead Carnival parade

December 30, 2011 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE- In this Tuesday, Dec, 13, 2011 file photo, Patricia Clarkson attends the premiere of “The Iron Lady” at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York. Clarkson will lead the Carnival parade of the Krewe of Muses in her hometown of New Orleans. The star of the 2010 thriller “Shutter Island” and the 2003 drama “Pieces [&hellip...

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Rapper C-Murder’s conviction, sentence upheld

December 30, 2011 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – This Aug. 16 file photo shows Rapper Corey Miller, who once went by the stage name of C-Murder, in New Orleans. A Louisiana appeals court has upheld the murder conviction and life imprisonment sentence of rapper Corey “C-Murder”...

Viennese Cafe Icon Hawelka dead at 100

December 30, 2011 • EntertainmentComments (0)

File – In this Nov. 20, 2009 file photo, visitors drink coffee and beverages at Cafe Hawelka in downtown Vienna. In this city of 1,900 cafes, Leopold Hawelka was an icon, as much part of Cafe Hawelka as its tables _ scarred by burned-out cigarettes,...

Wynonna Judd engaged to Highway 101 drummer

December 30, 2011 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE- In this Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011 file photo, Wynonna Judd waits on the sidelines before singing the national anthem at an NFL football game between the New Orleans Saints and the Tennessee Titans in Nashville, Tenn. Judd is engaged to her boyfriend, the...

Website says Sinead O’Connor’s marriage is over

December 29, 2011 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE- In this Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011 file photo, singer Sinead O’Conner attends a special screening of “Albert Nobbs”, hosted by the Cinema Society and Giorgio Armani at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. A statement on Sinead...

Woody Guthrie archive to land in his native Okla.

December 29, 2011 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – This undated file photo shows folk singer Woody Guthrie playing his guitar. Guthrie’s writings, recordings and artwork will land in his native state after an Oklahoma foundation bought the collection, with plans for a display that...

To land Lisbeth, Rooney Mara needed her toughness

December 29, 2011 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE- In this Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011 file photo, actress Rooney Mara poses for a portrait at the Crosby St. Hotel in New York. It took Mara two and a half months and five screen tests to land the sought-after role of Lisbeth Salander, the fierce heroine in...

Did Cheetah from 1930s Tarzan flicks die?

December 29, 2011 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – A file photo shows Johnny Weissmuller, right, as Tarzan, Maureen O’Sullivan as Jane, and Cheetah the chimpanzee, in a scene from the 1932 movie Tarzan the Ape Man. A Florida animal sanctuary says Cheetah the chimpanzee from the Tarzan...

Movie crowds dip to 16-year low as apathy lingers

December 29, 2011 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE- In this file film publicity image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, from left, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint and Daniel Radcliffe are shown in a scene from “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2.” (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, Jaap...

Beloved pop artist James Rizzi dies at 61

December 29, 2011 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this May 20, 2010 file photo, U.S. artist James Rizzi poses at an exhibition in Bremen, Germany. James Rizzi, a New York-born and based pop artist best known for his playful and childlike three-dimensional sculptures, has died Monday Dec. 26,...