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Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Bill and Marianne Bruss of Winfield, Ill., are suing their Catholic church, St. John The Baptist, and its officials over the church's "tuition free" education policy. It says parishioners can send their kids to the church's elementary school free ... as l

AFI to honor Hanks with lifetime award

LOS ANGELES, June 12 (UPI) -- The American Film Institute will present its life achievement award Wednesday night to two-time Oscar-winning actor-director Tom Hanks.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Pianist and singer Hazel Scott was born this day in 1920 in Port of Spain, Trinidad. She was a leading figure at New York's Cafe Society in the early 1940s, and was best known for her jazz improvisations on familiar classical pieces. She died in New York
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Hollywood Digest

WILL CHURCH SCANDAL HURT FOSTER'S NEXT FILM? It's hard to say whether the spreading scandal involving Roman Catholic priests will hurt or help the new Jodie Foster movie, "The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys," scheduled to open Friday.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

People

KIDS DON'T WANT MR. ROGERS AT COMMENCEMENT
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Scott's World -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

HOLLYWOOD, June 5 (UPI) -- Tom Hanks joins Hollywood's pantheon of movie legends next month as the youngest honoree in the American Film Institute's hall of fame.
VERNON SCOTT, United Press International

The almanac

Today is Friday, May 31, the 151st day of 2002 with 214 to follow.
By United Press International

Of Human Interest: News-lite

The western good guy, the cowboy in the white hat made famous by Owen Wister's 1902 book "The Virginian," turns a century old this month. James Butler, a La Salle University professor of English and Wister scholar calls Wister the "Kipling of the American
ELLEN BECK, United Press International

Hollywood Digest

HONORS FOR SPIELBERG
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Actors, producers headed for showdown

LOS ANGELES, April 25 (UPI) -- The Screen Actors Guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers (AMPTP) are headed for a showdown next week over the union's latest salvo in t
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

UPI's Capital Comment for April 19, 2002

WASHINGTON, April 19 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors, and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press
By United Press International

Entertainment Today: Showbiz news

'ALLY MCBEAL' "Ally McBeal" creator and producer David E. Kelley is pulling the plug on the show, according to Daily Variety. Kelley reportedly told the cast and crew about his decision Wednesday.
By United Press International

Hollywood Digest

NEW 'MISSION'
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Actor Robert Urich dead at age 55

LOS ANGELES, April 16 (UPI) -- Robert Urich, the Emmy Award-winning actor best known for his television series roles as a detective, but who also showed a deft comedic touch, has died. He was 55.

Scott's World -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

HOLLYWOOD, April 8 (UPI) -- Age is a many splendored thing except in Tinseltown, a burgh dedicated to young audiences and servile to youthful talent.
VERNON SCOTT, United Press International

VideoView -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

What's new on the home video scene...
JACK E. WILKINSON, United Press International

People

DIVERSE WINNERS TAKE HOME GRAMMYS
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Nominees for 44th Annual Grammy Awards

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Here is a list of the nominees for the 44th Annual Grammy Awards, which will be presented tonight at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, in ceremonies to be tele

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

MICHAEL JACKSON Michael Jackson has opted out of this week's Grammys. The announcement, made by a spokesman for the international media, seems strange ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Feb. 17, the 48th day of 2002 with 317 to follow. The moon is waxing, moving toward its first quarter.
By United Press International

Bruce Willis 'potted' at Harvard

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Actor Bruce Willis got "potted" Thursday night at Harvard University on the eve of the national opening of his latest movie, "Hart's War."
DAVE HASKELL

Grenier: Super-critic without fear

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- First, a note of full disclosure. Richard Grenier, the noted columnist, political, social and film critic, who died this month at the age of 76, was for many ye
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

Commentary: Judging Oscars and Skaters

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Just like the judging in Olympic figure skating, this year's Oscar nominations have inspired some puzzled head-scratching. Still, a little sympathy for the 5,60
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

Rock News Two: The week in pop music

R. KELLY R. Kelly performed at Friday's opening of the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, but in his native Chicago, police are investigating a 26 1/2 minute videotape that allegedly shows him having sex with an underage girl.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

News from the entertainment capital

ENRON: THE TV MOVIE
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter
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