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Restaurant News: TripAdvisor Reveals the Top Restaurant Chains in America for 2019

Eddie V’s Prime Seafood, The Capital Grille and Ruth’s Chris Steak House Best Reviewed Small, Medium and Large Chains in the U.S. NEEDHAM, MA – TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, today announced a new ranking revealing the top restaurant chains in the U.S. for 2019 based on millions of reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor … Continue reading Restaurant News: TripAdvisor Reveals the Top Restaurant Chains in America for 2019

LOS ANGELES | Jeff Bridges to receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at Globes

LOS ANGELES — Jeff Bridges may have once been considered as one of Hollywood’s most underappreciated actors, but next month’s Golden Globe Awards will showcase his life and illustrious career next month by bestowing him one of its highest honors. Bridges will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award during the 76th annual awards ceremony on … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Jeff Bridges to receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at Globes

St. Louis News: Rising Conductor Karina Canellakis Debuts with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra in a Program Featuring Beethoven and Schumann

January 18-19 concert includes Beethoven’s Leonore Overture No. 3, Schumann’s Violin Concerto featuring violinist Renaud Capuҫon, Richard Strauss’ Symphonic Fantasy from Die Frau ohne Schatten, and Hindemith’s Symphonic Metamorphosis St. Louis, MO – The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra welcomes conductor Karina Canellakis and violinist Renaud Capuҫon for a weekend of performances anchored by works by … Continue reading St. Louis News: Rising Conductor Karina Canellakis Debuts with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra in a Program Featuring Beethoven and Schumann

SYDNEY | Australian court approves media merger between Nine, Fairfax

SYDNEY  — A court has dismissed a last-ditch challenge and approved the merger of television network Nine Entertainment and newspaper publisher Fairfax Media into an Australian media giant to be known only as Nine. Fairfax shareholders voted for the merger last week. But major shareholder Antony Catalano argued in his Federal Court challenge that the … Continue reading SYDNEY | Australian court approves media merger between Nine, Fairfax

LOS ANGELES | Private funeral held for Stan Lee, more memorials in works

LOS ANGELES — A small, private funeral has been held to mourn Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee, and his company is making more plans to memorialize him. Lee’s POW! Entertainment said in a statement to The Associated Press Friday that Lee insisted he didn’t want a large public funeral, and the ceremony was held in … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Private funeral held for Stan Lee, more memorials in works

CANBERRA, Australia | Australian watchdog approves Nine network, Fairfax merger

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia’s competition watchdog has approved the proposed merger of television network Nine Entertainment and newspaper publisher Fairfax Media into a media giant to be known only as Nine. Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chair Rod Sims said on Thursday the merger reduced the number of corporations focused on Australian news from five … Continue reading CANBERRA, Australia | Australian watchdog approves Nine network, Fairfax merger

Airline News: United Airlines Bolsters Domestic Network, Adds 22 New Routes for 2019

CHICAGO, IL – United Airlines yesterday announced it is continuing to strengthen its domestic route network by offering more ways for customers to connect to 22 destinations from six of its U.S. hubs.  The airline also announced it will begin nonstop service to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, from Chicago, New York/Newark and Washington, D.C.  … Continue reading Airline News: United Airlines Bolsters Domestic Network, Adds 22 New Routes for 2019

NEW YORK | Arnold Kopelson, ‘Platoon’ producer, dies at 83

NEW YORK — Arnold Kopelson, a versatile film producer whose credits ranged from the raunchy teen smash “Porky’s” to the Holocaust drama “Triumph of the Spirit” to the Oscar-winning “Platoon,” died Monday. He was 83. Family spokesman Jeff Sanderson told The Associated Press that Kopelson died of natural causes at his home in Beverly Hills, … Continue reading NEW YORK | Arnold Kopelson, ‘Platoon’ producer, dies at 83