Actor Kirk Douglas Celebrates 100 with Family, Friends

VOA Douglas knows how to make an entrance. With boxing gloves in every centerpiece and the theme from Rocky blaring over the speakers, Douglas, one of the golden age of Hollywood’s last living legends, walked confidently into the Sunset Room at the
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Obama Orders Flags Flown at Half-Staff to Honor Nancy Reagan

VOA News U.S. President Barack Obama has ordered flags at the White House and all federal buildings to be lowered to half-staff "as a mark to respect the memory of" former first lady Nancy Reagan. The steadfast partner of the 40th U.S. president, Ronald Reagan, Nancy Reagan died Sunday of congestive heart (more...)

Lantern Theater Company – C.S. Lewis’ The Screwtape Letters

Lantern Theater Company Presents a Limited Return Engagement of Philadelphia Actor/Playwright Anthony Lawton’s Adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ The Screwtape Letters, May 27 – June 15, 2014 Lantern Theater Company closes their 20th anniversary season with a limited return engagement of Philadelphia actor/playwright Anthony Lawton’s multimedia adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ classic novella The Screwtape (more...)

Kennedy Center Honors Artists for Creative Contributions

By Lauren Monsen
Staff Writer
What do bluesman Buddy Guy, actor/director Dustin Hoffman, comedian/television host David Letterman, ballerina Natalia Makarova and rock band Led Zeppelin have in common? As leading talents within their respective fields, all of them have helped shape U.S. cultural life — and all are

People’s “Sexiest Man Alive” Is From Philadelphia

"People" magazine names the sexiest man alive - Bradley Cooper, the latest Hollywood heartthrob. The magazine said there was more to the actor than his dazzling baby blues and a killer smile. Bradley Cooper is 36-year-old. He was born in Philadelphia and grew up in nearby Jenkintown, graduated Georgetown University. His (more...)

“King’s Speech” Won Four Oscars

The 83rd Academy Award Winners For those of you that did not have a chance to watch the Oscars, here is a list of the nominees and winner in each category: Best Picture: Black Swan The Fighter Inception King’s Speech – Winner 127 Hours The Social Network Toy Story 3 True Grit Winter’s Bone Actor in a Leading Role: Javier Bardem (Buitful) Jeff Bridges (True (more...)

Razzie “Winners” 2010

The fantasy action “The Last Airbender” and comedy "Sex and the City 2" earned the wrath of voters at the Razzies - Hollywood's Oscar. All together “The Last Airbender” won five Golden Raspberry Awards, including a special award for "worst eye-gouging misuse of 3D". The film is about  a boy uses his (more...)

Mel Gibson Claims the Extortion

Investigators  gave prosecutors all the evidence of actor Mel Gibson's extortion claims against his ex-girlfriend. This is a long and bitter custody battle between the actor and director, and Russian-born model and singer Oksana Grigorieva, who is the mother of Gibson's infant daughter. Gibson and Grigorieva split last year and (more...)

A new role of Bill Clinton?

We know Bill Clinton as the brightest of Democratic stars and one of his generation's most talented politicians. But looks like he tries himself in a new role. According to “People” magazine, 64-year-old Bill, former US President is playing himself in the comedy flick “The Hangover Part II”. Bill Clinton filmed (more...)