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Tony Bennett, 95, leaves his heart onstage in a moving final concert with Lady Gaga

Tony Bennett, 95, leaves his heart onstage in a moving final concert with Lady Gaga

Tony Bennett won over generations of fans crooning “I Left My Heart in San Francisco.” And on his 95th birthday, the beloved singer left his heart on the stage of Radio City Music Hall. Six months after Bennett and his family revealed he is suffering from Alzheimer’s, Bennett sang alongside Lady Gaga before sold-out crowds…MORE

Lindsay Lohan announces she is engaged

Lindsay Lohan announces she is engaged

Actress Lindsay Lohan announced she is engaged to Bader Shammas in a series of cuddly Instagram photos on Sunday morning. “My love. My life. My family. My future,” Lohan wrote on her verified Instagram account, tagging Shammas and adding a diamond ring emoji. The post features four low-resolution photos showing the two in a happy…MORE

Stanley Tucci and John Krasinski spent Thanksgiving together
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Stanley Tucci and John Krasinski spent Thanksgiving together

Stanley Tucci and John Krasinski had a Thanksgiving Day filled with brotherly love. The author of “The Tucci Cookbook” and host of CNN’s “Searching for Italy” is married to literary agent Felicity Blunt, while Krasinski’s wife is actress Emily Blunt. They’re brothers-in-law married to the British siblings. “Happy Thanksgiving from my family to yours,” Tucci…MORE

Stephen Sondheim, master of musical theater, dead at 91
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Stephen Sondheim, master of musical theater, dead at 91

Stephen Sondheim, the renowned composer of “Into the Woods,” “Sweeney Todd,” “Gypsy,” “Sunday in the Park with George” and other essential works of musical theater, died early Friday morning, according to Aaron Meier at DKC O&M, the producers of Sondheim’s current production “Company.” He was 91. Sondheim died suddenly, the New York Times reported, citing…MORE

Seth Meyers reveals he’s now a father of three
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Seth Meyers reveals he’s now a father of three

Seth Meyers is a dad again! The late-night host has welcomed his third child, a daughter, with his wife Alexi Ashe. But the best part is that he managed to keep it a secret for the past two months, Meyers revealed on Thursday’s “Late Night with Seth Meyers” that he and his wife welcomed their…MORE

TV OT: ‘Licorice Pizza,’ ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ and ‘The Waltons’ serve up nostalgia over Thanksgiving

TV OT: ‘Licorice Pizza,’ ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ and ‘The Waltons’ serve up nostalgia over Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving weekend is theoretically all about family. Yet in terms of entertainment options — to consume with them or as a means of escaping them — the prevailing theme is heavily tilted toward nostalgia, with projects rooted in the 1960s, ’70s and ’90s. Music plays a sizable role in all this, not surprisingly, with director…MORE

Malawi defends decision to ask Mike Tyson to be its cannabis ambassador
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Malawi defends decision to ask Mike Tyson to be its cannabis ambassador

The government of Malawi has defended its decision to invite the former heavyweight champion boxer Mike Tyson to become the country’s official cannabis ambassador following a backlash over his conviction for rape in the 1990s. Malawi legalized the growing and processing of cannabis for medicinal purposes last year, although it stopped short of decriminalizing recreational…MORE

‘The Beatles: Get Back’ may surprise even hardcore fans
The Beatles: Get Back - A Sneak Peek from Peter Jackson

‘The Beatles: Get Back’ may surprise even hardcore fans

There are a few surprises in “The Beatles: Get Back.” One that grabbed Stephen Colbert was how pianist Billy Preston came to be known as “the fifth Beatle.” During an interview on his late show that aired on Thanksgiving, Colbert talked with Peter Jackson, who directed the newly released Beatles docuseries. They discussed how Preston…MORE

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