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OFFBEAT: Readers want to mail Ellen, David Brenner tribute

OFFBEAT: Readers want to mail Ellen, David Brenner tribute

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

March 19, 2014 12:00 am
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January 21, 2014 4:44 pm
Showy spread: At-home Oscar party fare can have the flair of Wolfgang Puck's menus

Showy spread: At-home Oscar party fare can have the flair of Wolfgang Puck's menus

The notion of dinner and a movie can be taken to extravagant heights this weekend.

February 21, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Publicist Daphne Ortiz (center) with Her Admirers

Publicist Daphne Ortiz (center) with Her Admirers

Adam Hughes, left, and Benny Hardy, right, of Australia's Thunder Down Under, serenade their publicist Daphne Ortiz, originally from Lowell, for a photo at the LaSalle Power Company in Chicago on Monday, June 20, 2011.

February 17, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Lowell grad turned PR maven at next week's Oscars

OFFBEAT: Lowell grad turned PR maven at next week's Oscars

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

February 17, 2013 12:00 am
For Ang Lee, all movies are a leap of faith

For Ang Lee, all movies are a leap of faith

NEW YORK (AP) — Is there anything Ang Lee can't do?

November 23, 2012 12:00 am
Two must-see venues in L.A. where the show must go on

Two must-see venues in L.A. where the show must go on

When I called my friend Myles to tell him I would be visiting L.A. during the Thanksgiving holiday, he said, "I want to take you to see the Walt Disney Concert Hall." He bragged, "Designed by the great architect Frank Gehry."

July 27, 2012 11:00 am Photos

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Tailor for C.P. shop worked on Oscar-winners' matching tuxes

Tailor for C.P. shop worked on Oscar-winners' matching tuxes

CROWN POINT | On Sunday, Maurice Hood personally felt the excitement and anticipation of two Oscar nominees hoping their names would be announced as winners.

February 27, 2012 4:00 pm Photos

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84th Academy Awards Show

84th Academy Awards Show

William Joyce, left, and Brandon Oldenburg accept the Oscar for best-animated short film for “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore” during the 84th Academy Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles. Maurice Hood, the in–house tailor for recently opened Ginger's Spyceware Sewing Center in …

February 27, 2012 3:50 pm
OFFBEAT: Actress-turned-nun Dolores Hart back at Oscars on the red carpet

OFFBEAT: Actress-turned-nun Dolores Hart back at Oscars on the red carpet

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

February 27, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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'The Artist' takes top prize at Academy Awards

'The Artist' takes top prize at Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES | "The Artist" won five Academy Awards on Sunday including best picture, becoming the first silent film to triumph at Hollywood's highest honors since the original Oscar ceremony 83 years ago.

February 26, 2012 11:00 pm Photos

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Madame Tussauds Hollywood Portrait with Famed Wax Figures

Madame Tussauds Hollywood Portrait with Famed Wax Figures

In celebration of this weekend’s 84th annual Academy Awards and the 125th Anniversary of Hollywood, Madame Tussauds Hollywood assembled a collection of Hollywood’s biggest stars in front of the iconic Hollywood sign for a celebratory photo in the Hollywood Hills on Thursday, February 16, 201…

February 25, 2012 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Madame Tussauds' wax figures helping celebrate Oscars and Hollywood's anniversary

OFFBEAT: Madame Tussauds' wax figures helping celebrate Oscars and Hollywood's anniversary

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

February 25, 2012 12:00 am
Oscars Kodak

Oscars Kodak

Things start to take shape at the red carpet arrivals area outside the Kodak Theatre in preparation for the 84th Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Friday. There’s a melancholy backstory behind the 84th annual Academy Awards. One way or the other, this will likely be the last year the ceremony…

February 24, 2012 2:57 pm
FROM the FARM: Both famous and everyday folk are fond of chili

FROM the FARM: Both famous and everyday folk are fond of chili

Phil Potempa's weekly farm column recipe.

February 22, 2012 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Oscar nominated 'The Artist' arrives in region, dazzles with Old Hollywood Style

OFFBEAT: Oscar nominated 'The Artist' arrives in region, dazzles with Old Hollywood Style

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

February 03, 2012 12:00 am
84th Annual Oscars Telecast

84th Annual Oscars Telecast

Winners at the 84th annual Oscars will be announced at a Feb. 26 ceremony aired live on ABC from Hollywood's Kodak Theatre.

January 25, 2012 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Oscar nominations include nods for both old and new talents

OFFBEAT: Oscar nominations include nods for both old and new talents

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

January 25, 2012 12:00 am Related
83rd Annual Academy Awards

83rd Annual Academy Awards

Colin Firth accepts the Oscar for best performance by an actor in a leading role for "The King's Speech" at the 83rd Academy Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles.

February 27, 2011 10:37 pm
OFFBEAT: Reader eager for update about Elizabeth Taylor

OFFBEAT: Reader eager for update about Elizabeth Taylor

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

February 27, 2011 12:00 am
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