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Kennedy Center Honors highlights schism between Trump and the arts
President Trump skipped the Kennedy Center Honors in 2017, publicly stating that he wished to avoid marring the celebration with a "political distraction." A year later, his absence at the event -- held earlier this month, and now being televised on CBS -- merely reinforces the disconnect between the commander in chief and key ceremonial aspects of America's cultural life. Powered by WPeMatico
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The most satisfying entertainment of the year
It was a strong year for both movies and television. But rather than a conventional "best" list, recognizing the "most satisfying" films and programs felt like a more organic way to pay homage to projects that delivered on their promise or exceeded expectations. It's also a way of thinning out deserving entries -- especially among returning series -- that might have simply met them. Powered by WPeMatico
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What happened to Allison Mack?
By Sandra Gonzalez, CNN Updated 1723 GMT (0123 HKT) April 26, 2018 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. With a tree-filled yard as her background, she answers questions that range from innocuous (her favorite snacks are cucumbers with peach salsa and roasted buttercup squash, she says) to reflective ("I want to be remembered for the way that I impacted people.")…
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Avicii’s family reveals his personal struggles
"Our beloved Tim was a seeker, a fragile artistic soul searching for answers to existential questions," the statement obtained by CNN read. "An over-achieving perfectionist who traveled and worked hard at a pace that led to extreme stress. When he stopped touring, he wanted to find a balance in life to be happy and be able to do what he loved most -- music." The statement continued: "He really struggled…
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Michael Che and Colin Jost to host Emmy Awards
The "SNL" duo, who anchor the "Weekend Update" segment of the sketch show, will co-host this year's Emmy Awards, NBC announced Thursday. This will be the pair's first time hosting television's most prestigious awards ceremony. "NBC is thrilled to be the home of this year's Emmy Awards and with Colin and Michael in the driver's seat as hosts, along with surprise appearances by other cast members of 'Saturday Night Live,'…
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‘Bobby Kennedy for President’ adds to rich trove of Kennedy lore
Opening with an arresting image of Kennedy cruising through California in a convertible, the first installment proceeds to chronicle his privileged youth, work on behalf of brother John and evolution on the issues that became central to his campaign: Vietnam, civil rights and poverty. As eventual allies note, Kennedy's reputation as a champion of those causes only came after shedding his profile as a fervent anti-communist and a late convert…