“All The Way” Wins Tony Award For Best Play

Posted by Associated Press on June 9, 2014
Bryan Cranston portraying President Lyndon B. Johnson

Bryan Cranston portraying President Lyndon B. Johnson

NEW YORK — Robert Schenkkan’s “All The Way” has won the Tony Award for best play.

Starring Bryan Cranston, the play focuses on President Lyndon B. Johnson’s first year in office and explores both his fight for re-election and the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Schenkkan, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1992 …

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Ballerina Says Goodbye to Dance

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on March 28, 2014
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Photo by Andy Batt from OBT.org

KC Cowan contributed to this story

PORTLAND — After 18 years at Oregon Ballet Theatre, Principal Dancer Alison Roper is hanging up her toe shoes. She has dazzled audiences for nearly two decades, but she’s 40 now, and for a dancer, that’s old. She says she has suffered from some chronic injuries that are just getting …

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Did Your TV Show Deserve To Die?

Posted by Steve Leader on March 19, 2014
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What happened?  You were hooked on a tv show .  Now it’s gone.  Where’s the justice?  You might get some by making your opinion known in a poll.

Kristi Turnquist of the Oregonian, our tv and pop culture expert, wants to hear from you.

Vote here.  

Photos courtesy: Associated Press, The Oregonian

 


Vancouver Director’s Film A Texas Festival Highlight

Posted by Steve Leader on March 14, 2014
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Beth Harrington got the idea for a documentary about a singing family, the Carters, more than ten years ago. It came to her while working on an earlier film, “Welcome to the Club.” It’s the story of women who sang a type of music called “rockabilly” in the 1950’s.  They didn’t get their due for decades.

While interviewing the women for …

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Stars Of Little People, Big World Separate

Posted by Pat Boyle on March 12, 2014
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Photo courtesy of People.com

Hillsboro, Oregon –  The stars of the TLC reality show, Little People, Big World say they have separated after 26 years of marriage. Matt and Amy Roloff tell People Magazine its a trial separation.

They tell the magazine “Matt remains living on the farm in our guest house and we work together everyday on the farm, on our …

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