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Suicide, allegations rock Tampa talent agency, entertainment industry

On the morning of Monday April 25, Christine Ponthieux beat everyone at the Benz Model & Talent agency, where she worked for 20 years, most recently as a accounting. She walked into the private office of her boss, Steve Benzrihem, locked the door, and placed a note in an envelope on his computer keyboard. “Steve, …

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Hooley on Kamm’s Corners offers entertainment, food and family fun: A Place in the Sun

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Get ready to party. Hooley on Kamm’s Corners returns from noon on June 18. As is customary, vehicular traffic will be prohibited on Lorain Avenue from Rocky River Drive east to West 165th Street in the West Park neighborhood of Cleveland throughout the day due to the street festival. Early weather reports …

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June 9-12: Live arts, music, shows and entertainment in and around Manchester

This week’s roundup of live entertainment in and around Manchester is brought to you by A. Robert Dionne of Ted Herbert Music School & Rentals. Email your entertainment events to [email protected] for review. Be sure to add your events to the InkLink Community Calendar for possible inclusion in the live radio report on WMNH 95.3 …

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On Broadway, more visibility, yes, but also an invisible threat | Entertainment News

By MARK KENNEDY, AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK (AP) — At a luncheon for Tony Award nominees last month, veteran theater producer Ron Simons looked around and smiled. It seemed appropriate that the gathering took place at The Rainbow Room. “I can guarantee you that I haven’t seen so many people of color represented in …

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The Black Actors Guild showed its teeth | John Moore | Culture & Leisure

The Black Artists Guild called their high-octane improv comedy “Show Ya Teef!” for, after all, what do you show the world when you smile? Your teeth. And yet, from the beginning, they had bite. The vital and singular role that the Black Actors Guild has played in the local arts ecology and in the daily …

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Mourners find an oasis of rest at Patriot Plaza | arts and entertainment

It is a shaded place of solemn reflection, lined with palm trees and tombstones and covered in steel and glass. Here, sitting on a stone bench and sheltered from the elements, you can block out the whole world for a few moments of respite. Patriot Plaza, the 2,800-seat amphitheater at Sarasota National Cemetery, was built …

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Monroe County Fair Director Darryl Diamond holds the 75th Monroe County Fair poster designed by Jennie Burt.  The mural is a replica of the commemorative piece from this year's fair.

Entertainment options abound in Monroe County

After two years of scarce entertainment options, the local events calendar in the Monroe County area is filling up. Many local and regional fairs, festivals and special events were organized. Some events, like the Luna Pier Freedom Fest, are returning after a two-year COVID hiatus. Others, including the Milan Music Fest (formerly the Milan Bluegrass …

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Lawyers for Bill Cosby cry foul as civil sexual assault trial looms | Entertainment News

By ANDREW DALTON, AP Entertainment Writer SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — With jury selection less than a week away, attorneys rushed to process shifting evidence Tuesday in Bill Cosby’s civil trial on allegations that he sexually assaulted a teenage girl at the Playboy mansion nearly 50 years ago. Complainant Judy Huth said in a recent …

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