• Gervais’ 5th — and final? — turn leads raucous Golden Globes

    Gervais’ 5th — and final? — turn leads raucous Golden Globes

    NEW YORK (AP) — Ricky Gervais made a big deal Sunday about how this was the fifth and final time he was going to host the Golden Globes. Maybe that’s true. Maybe not. But it’s the frame he used this time for his devil-may-care act of jokes that provoke a swift intake of breath. Harvey

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  • ‘On the Farm Again’ Woman makes hay replica of Willie Nelson

    ‘On the Farm Again’ Woman makes hay replica of Willie Nelson

    HUDDLESTON, Va. (AP) — Country singer Willie Nelson frequently sings about traveling and seeing things he may never see again. Chances are he had never before encountered a 15-foot-tall hay sculpture of himself — guitar and iconic pigtail braids included — like the one a Virginia woman recently created. Huddleston native Beth Bays has been

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  • Study finds 2019 was a ‘banner year’ for female filmmakers

    Study finds 2019 was a ‘banner year’ for female filmmakers

    NEW YORK (AP) — Lulu Wang, Lorene Scafaria, Melina Matsoukas and Greta Gerwig led Hollywood to a record year for women in the director’s chair. In 2019, women directed more of the most popular movies than any year before. Women directed 12 of 2019’s top 100-grossing films in 2019, according to a study released Thursday

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  • Amy Winehouse exhibit to open at Grammy Museum

    Amy Winehouse exhibit to open at Grammy Museum

    The Recording Academy told The Associated Press on Thursday that the late British singer’s popular outfits — including her halter dress worn at her final stage performance in Belgrade in 2011 — never-before-seen handwritten lyrics and home video, journal entries and more from her family’s personal archive will make up “Beyond Black — The Style of Amy Winehouse.” The exhibit opens Jan. 17 and will run through April 13.

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  • Denny Grimes wins Fan Favorite Gospel Male Artist Award

    Denny Grimes wins Fan Favorite Gospel Male Artist Award

    Denny Grimes is part of the CTV Beam and Citizen family, working as a camera man and in distribution, but he is also half of an award-winning local gospel singing duo. The other half of the duo is his wife Cj. Together, they host the 1st Saturday Night Sing event at Ladonia Baptist Church on

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  • SSHS Theatre presents new show

    The Smiths Station Department of Theatre is performing “The Best Imitation of Myself” at the Smiths Station High School Studio Theatre. Performances are tonight through Saturday. Tickets are $7 and doors open at 6:30 p.m. with the show beginning at 7 p.m. ET.  In the psychological comedy, a man tries to figure out where he

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