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“Dame Edna’s Glorious Goodbye” wows Ahmanson audiences

What can you say about Australian-born Dr. Barry Humphries’ “Anima,”* Dame Edna, that hasn’t been said over the past 60 years? Well, as luck would have it, this was my first experience with the Grand Dame of nuanced “nastiness,” so I can talk about her performance with virgin eyes. Direct from London’s West End Stage, […]

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New CBS drama “Battle Creek” is from “Breaking Bad” creator

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) - “Battle Creek,” a drama about two mismatched law enforcement officers created by Vince Gilligan before he created “Breaking Bad,” premieres at 10 p.m. tonight on CBS. Gilligan sold the script for the “Battle Creek” pilot to CBS in 2002, but the network was not able then to find the right cast to […]

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Leonard Nimoy dies at age 83

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Leonard Nimoy, who portrayed the ever-logical Mr. Spock in “Star Trek” on television and on the silver screen, died today at his Bel-Air home at age 83. Nimoy’s wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, confirmed his death, saying the cause was end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Nimoy revealed in recent months he had […]

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KISS Arena football team holding open tryouts for 2015 season

SANTA ANA (CNS) - LA KISS of the Arena Football League will hold their final open tryouts for the 2015 season Saturday at Santa Ana College, part of their efforts to rebound from a 3-15 record during their inaugural season. The tryouts will be held from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and include a 40-yard dash, 20- […]

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Actress reports $150K pearl-covered Oscar dress stolen

WEST HOLLYWOOD (CNS) - An investigation was continuing today into the theft of a pearl-covered $150,000 gown worn by Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o at the Academy Awards ceremony, during which she served as a presenter. Investigators were notified of the theft of the pearl-adorned dress about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nicole Nishida of the Sheriff’s Information […]

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