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Author J.K. Rowling Makes Huge Gift for MS Research
Dan McCabe — Back at the Huntington, This Time as Playwright
2019 Toronto Int. Film Fest Diary: Entry 3 — It's Off to the Awards Races

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Dan McCabe — Back at the Huntington, This Time as Playwright

Author J.K. Rowling Makes Huge Gift for MS Research

By Robert Nesti |
Dan McCabe appeared on the Huntington's Wimberly stage as an actor 7 years ago; this week he returns, but this time as a playwright with "The Purists" having its pre...

'Handmaid's Tale,' 'Mrs. Maisel' Guest Stars Capture Emmys

'Handmaid's Tale,' 'Mrs. Maisel' Guest Stars Capture Emmys

Sep 16
A trio of Emmy-honored actors are winners again for their guest performances in TV series, joined by an awards newcomer.

Tony-Winner and Women's Health Advocate Phyllis Newman Dies

Tony-Winner and Women's Health Advocate Phyllis Newman Dies

By Mark Kennedy | Sep 16
Phyllis Newman, a Tony Award-winning Broadway veteran who became the first woman to host "The Tonight Show" before turning her attention to fight for women's health, has died. She was 86.

Rocker Ric Ocasek, Frontman of The Cars, Dead at 75

Rocker Ric Ocasek, Frontman of The Cars, Dead at 75

By Tom Hays and Andrew Dalton | Sep 16
Ric Ocasek, The Cars frontman whose deadpan vocal delivery and lanky, sunglassed look defined a rock era with chart-topping hits like "Just What I Needed," was discovered dead Sunday afternoon in his Manhattan apartment.

'Jojo Rabbit' Wins Toronto's Sought-After Audience Award

'Jojo Rabbit' Wins Toronto's Sought-After Audience Award

By Jake Coyle | Sep 16
Taika Waititi's Nazi Germany-set satire "Jojo Rabbit" won the People's Choice award Sunday at the Toronto International Film Festival, a prize that has historically been one of the most ironclad predicators of Academy Awards chances.

'It' is Tops Again; 'Hustlers' Full of Flash at Box Office

'It' is Tops Again; 'Hustlers' Full of Flash at Box Office

By Andrew Dalton | Sep 16
It wasn't quite enough to take down Pennywise the clown, but Jennifer Lopez and the scheming strippers of "Hustlers" topped even the high expectations they brought to the weekend box office.