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Carol Burnett, the trailblazing comedienne whose variety show was a top draw on CBS for over a decade, was named the winner of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Tuesday. Burnett, 80, will receive the award in an Oct. 20 in a ceremony to be...
After saluting just two Latino performers in 35 years with its Kennedy Center Honors awards, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts says it has revised the selection process to be more inclusive. The changes were announced Thursday in a news...
Three decades ago, an east Texas singer named George Jones took on an impossibly melodramatic, shamelessly sentimental song about a man who desperately clutched at lost love until his dying breath. His 1980 recording of "He Stopped Loving Her Today"...
Rise Stevens, an American mezzo soprano celebrated for her earthy interpretation of "Carmen," whose career also encompassed television and movie appearances alongside matinee idols Bing Crosby and Nelson Eddy, died Wednesdayof natural causes at her home...
He delivered a forgotten harmonica to Stevie Wonder onstage at the Grammy Awards, supplied a shoulder to lean on for a post-hip-surgery Gregory Peck at the Oscars and served as a human Xanax for hundreds of other stars in the most terrifying and...
After receiving criticism from the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts, the Kennedy Center is revisiting its artist selection process for the Kennedy Center Honors. The Kennedy Center has announced that an 11-member artist advisory panel...
Akron Beacon JournalB.B. King has been called the King of the Blues, one of the Three Kings of the Blues (along with fellow singer / guitarists Freddie King and Albert King), one of the most influential guitarists in music and a living legend. Not one of those hosannas and...
Former president Bill Clinton pitched the surviving members of Led Zeppelin on the idea of reuniting for the 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy benefit concert, but was turned down flat, according to a 60 Minutes Overtime segment. Clinton met with Robert Plant,...
firstname.lastname@example.orgSo picture this: You go to the movies and there is no soundtrack accompanying the film. No music to set the scenes, to enhance the moods, to heighten the suspense. Do you think the impact would be the same as if there were a musical score to guide you...
The young musicians of the Civic Orchestra, as enamored as they were of the prospect of being mentored by Yo-Yo Ma, didn't see it coming. The world's most celebrated cellist, who's the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's creative consultant, was chatting...
Our Town CorrespondentCosby is known for his role on “The Bill Cosby Show,” a television sitcom that aired from 1969 to 1971, as well as his best-selling albums, books and stand-up routines. In addition to breaking television racial barriers with the show “...
Comedian Bill Cosby is to perform at the Cambria County War Memorial Arena at 7:30 p.m. March 13. Cosby is best known for his television shows "Fat Albert," the "Cosby Kids" and "The Cosby Show." In addition to winning numerous Emmys and writing best-...
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