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Larry King to tour with a one-man show

Yahoo! Finance 24.02.2011
Larry King to tour with a one-man show

Larry King is not done talking. The former talk-show host, who retired last year after 25 years at CNN, will be taking the stage in seven communities to dish about his storied career in a one-man show.

"Garfield" creator apologizes for Veterans Day strip

The creator of the widely syndicated comic "Garfield" has apologized for a strip that ran on Veterans Day that some critics saw as making fun of the holiday honoring those who served in the U.S. military.


US President Obama's children's book, 'Of Thee I Sing,' out Nov. 16

Coming two weeks after Election Day, a book from President Barack Obama for some of the nation's nonvoters: inspirational stories for children about American pioneers.

Golden Girls Star Rue McClanahan Dies at 76

Charlotte Triggs and Stephen M. Silverman People.com 04.06.2010
Golden Girls Star Rue McClanahan Dies at 76

Golden Girl Rue McClanahan has died at the age of 76. "She passed away at 1 a.m. this morning," her manager, Barbara Lawrence, tells PEOPLE. "She had a massive stroke."


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McDonald's(R) ushered in the official 30th Birthday of the Happy Meal(R) by bringing back one of its most popular Happy Meal toys ever - Ty(R) Teenie Beanie Babies(R) plush toys. McDonald's held a special celebration for the residents of the Minne...

Octomom reality show reports premature

James Hibberd The Hollywood Reporter 16.04.2009
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In the latest twist in the Octomom saga, several media outlets reported Wednesday that Nadya Suleman has finally landed a reality TV show deal. Except there was one problem: It wasn't true, at least not yet.


Deaf actress moves Seattle crowd with message of courage

CASEY MCNERTHNEY Seattle Post-Intelligencer 02.04.2009
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For some people, the tears came during the story of a deaf girl who hit the big time in Hollywood. Others grabbed for tissues as teachers were thanked for speaking up on behalf of those who can't speak themselves.

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Seattle International Children's Festival has changes its name to Giant Magnet: Global Attractions Playing Locally. The annual fest is set for May 12-16 at Seattle Center and May 17 and 18 at the Broadway Center for the Arts in Tacoma.


Patriot or crackpot? Seattle man's mission to prosecute Bush

Mark Rahner The Seattle Times 16.03.2009
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Of the millions who read Vincent Bugliosi's best-seller "The Prosecution of George W. Bush for Murder," Seattle coffee merchant Bob Alexander may be the only one to act on it in a substantial way, sending copies of it to 2,200 prosecutors around t...

Green and proud for St. Patrick's Day parade in Seattle

Erik Lacitis Seattle Times 16.03.2009
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The Seattle St. Patrick's Day Parade may only draw a few hundred spectators on a blustery day, but it reflects Seattle's inclusiveness while honoring some of the city's most flamboyant characters.


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SAM Next, the Seattle Art Museum’s contemporary art exhibition program, continues in 2009 with works by New York-based artist Corin Hewitt, on view April 4–October 18, 2009, and German-born, Seattle-based artist Heide Hinrichs, on view November 7,...

English violinist Tasmin Little tackled a demanding Seattle Symphony program of Elgar and Dvorak with panache on March 12.


A new Seattle opera company is launched with extraordinary "Return ...

The return of Stephen Stubbs to Seattle has reached a climax with the launching of his new company, Pacific Operaworks. Those who witnessed the maiden voyage Wednesday night of Monteverdi's opera, "The Return of Ulysses," will be congratulating th...

Carnival Cruise Lines to start sailing from Seattle in 2010

Kristin Jackson Seattle Times 12.03.2009
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Carnival Cruise Lines will start sailing out of Seattle in 2010 for Alaska cruises, the first time the popular cruise line will base a ship here.


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Hard Rock International has announced it will open a Hard Rock Cafe in the heart of downtown Seattle this summer. The 14,0000-square-foot Hard Rock Cafe Seattle will open at 116 Pike Street in July.

Seattle-based "Family" webisodes no ordinary sexy sitcom

Mark Rahner The Seattle Times 09.03.2009
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Independent Seattle filmmaker Terisa Greenan's "Family" is a series of short, biweekly webisodes on YouTube that's drawn the Kinsey Institute's attention as a sort of landmark on the subject of polyamory, and shone a small light on this area as on...


Seattle Rep's 'Seafarer' is enthralling

GIANNI TRUZZI Seattlepi 06.03.2009
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Demons populate the stage in Conor McPherson's "The Seafarer." One is in stylish black loafers. The rest are in bottles.

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On the way to the Tacoma Art Museum, a sign at the corner of Pacific Avenue and Hood Street proclaims: "Dale Chihuly Always On View."


Seattle juggler Thomas Arthur's art is rooted in rhythm

Michael Upchurch The Seattle Times 28.02.2009
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There's something about Seattle juggler Thomas Arthur that's utterly untethered from the world — untethered from the urban world, that is.

Starbucks selects new featured book

Puget Sound Business Journal 25.02.2009
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Coffee chain Starbucks Corp. has chosen the next book to be featured in its stores: a memoir by an actor on the TV show “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.”



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