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Art Wynwood Showcasing People, Politics, & Paint-By-Numbers

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter WYNWOOD (CBSMiami) — Welcome to Art Wynwood, the premiere art fair of the winter season. Under a big, white tent, art enthusiasts and serious collectors can buy or browse through some of the most eye-opening pieces showcased by more than 65 international galleries. Shepard Fairey attends Art Wynwood VIP Preview on February 16, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Photo ...

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Oscar Preps To Close Several Hollywood Streets

HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — The 89th Oscars are rapidly approaching, and motorists in Hollywood will start feeling the effects beginning Sunday when streets around the Dolby Theater begin closing so crews can begin erecting bleachers and making way for the red carpet. Some lane restrictions and sidewalk closures have been in effect in the Hollywood tourist district for almost a week, ...

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WWE legend, actor George ‘The Animal’ Steele dead at 79

(WISH) — WWE Hall of Fame member George “The Animal” Steele has died at age 79. Born William James Myers, “The Animal” was known for his blue tongue, his taste for turnbuckles and his early Wrestlemania appearances, including a match the Randy “Macho Man” Savage at Wrestlemania II in 1986. Steele was also an actor, appearing in the Tim Burton film ...

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WWF Wrestling Star George ‘The Animal’ Steele Dies

(CBS SF) – The wrestling world has lost another popular 80’s wrestler. George ‘The Animal’ Steele has died at the age of 79, according to the WWE BREAKING: WWE is saddened to learn that WWE Hall of Famer George “The Animal” Steele has passed away at age of 79. https://t.co/TTCUVMDtTU pic.twitter.com/AeEcohPCRe — WWE (@WWE) February 17, 2017 William James Myers, ...

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CBS SF Talks To Melvins Drummer Dale Crover

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Over the course of an over 30-year career playing by their own rules, guitarist Buzz Osborne and monster drummer Dale Crover have co-piloted seminal underground rock band the Melvins through a wildly diverse exploration of heavy music. Inspired by the slow tempos and down-tuned guitar sludge of Black Sabbath as well as the dissonance of ...

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Fashion Icons Jump Into Immigration Debate With Video

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter NEW YORK (AP) — While some fashion designers have always been overtly political, the recently wrapped New York Fashion Week just a month after President Donald Trump’s inauguration included a broader range of brands addressing these tumultuous times. On Friday, the day after shows concluded, W magazine took on one element, Trump’s position on immigration, in a video ...

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Avoid The Traffic At This Year’s Coconut Grove Arts Festival

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter COCONUT GROVE (CBSMiami) — The 54th annual Coconut Grove Arts Festival kicks off this weekend and big crowds are expected to tie up traffic. Running from Saturday through Monday, the Grove will be transformed into an art village where you can browse and buy all kinds of art, and meet the world’s most talented artists. The event is ...

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Ice Cube & Charlie Day Ready To Throw Down In ‘Fist Fight’

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Opening at the box office this weekend ‘Fist Fight’, a new comedy starring Ice Cube and Charlie Day who play teachers headed for a brawl in the parking lot after school. A misunderstanding leaves Ice Cube’s tough but dedicated character out of a job and ready to throw down. “So this is kind of a ...

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*NSYNC Will Reunite To Celebrate Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star

By Robyn Collins (RADIO.COM) – *NSYNC are getting back together—at least for a day. The group will be receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame later this year, and all the members are planning to attend. “We’ll all be there!” Lance Bass told Entertainment Tonight. He added, “We’re doing something [special]. I don’t know if I can announce ...

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‘Dance Moms’ Star Gets OK To Travel Before Sentencing

PITTSBURGH (AP) – “Dance Moms” reality TV star Abby Lee Miller has been allowed to travel overseas while awaiting sentencing in her bankruptcy fraud case. Federal prosecutors in Pennsylvania objected to Miller’s trip because of the chance she won’t return before her next sentencing hearing on Feb. 24. Miller says her livelihood depends on traveling. The Los Angeles resident who ...

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Movie Review: ‘The Red Turtle’

By Bill Wine KYW Newsradio 1060 PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The animated The Red Turtle is a silent castaway fable that explores our connection to the natural world. It begins in the middle of a raging storm, with rain and waves filling the screen and washing the main character up on a beach, his boat now in pieces. The tropical island ...

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Defamation Lawsuit Against Bill Cosby Dismissed

A federal judge in Massachusetts dismissed a defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby by Katherine McKee, an actress who claimed he raped her in 1974, according to court documents. McKee’s sexual assault allegation first appeared in a New York Daily News article in 2014. After the article was published, Cosby wrote a letter to the paper denying the claim. His lawyer ...

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Philly Film Office Holding Screenplay Competition

by John McDevitt PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Submissions are being accepted by the Greater Philadelphia Film Office for an annual screenplay competition. It’s called “Set In Philly.” Full length screen plays or original TV pilots to be shot in Philadelphia can be submitted by anyone from around the world. There is a total of $18,000 in cash prizes, not to mention ...

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Judge tosses out defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A federal judge in Massachusetts has dismissed a defamation lawsuit against comedian Bill Cosby, although he still faces criminal charges in Pennsylvania. Judge Mark Mastroianni ruled Thursday that Katherine McKee didn’t adequately show Cosby defamed her when his representatives called a 2014 New York Daily News story on her rape allegations defamatory and demanded a retraction. ...

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‘Love Actually’ Cast Reuniting To Do Sequel For A Good Cause

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — If you’re a fan of the film “Love Actually,” you will be getting a sequel…well, sort of. Richard Curtis, the writer and director of the film, is working on a short film sequel called “Red Nose Day Actually.” Red Nose Day is an event that uses entertainment as a means to raise money and awareness to combat ...

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Sheriff’s Department Investigates Alleged Bieber Fights At WeHo Eatery

WEST HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com)   — The  Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department West Hollywood Station Detectives are investigating several fights/alteracations involving Justin Bieber at a local restaurant at 2 a.m. last Saturday. A witness allegedly told authorities that Bieber apparently got into two altercations with two different bartenders. The witness said he broke up the fights and asked Beiber to leave. The ...

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Lesson In History and Dance Taught By Alvin Ailey Dancers

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter MIAMI (CBSMiami) – One  of the most celebrated modern dance troupes, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, is back in South Florida at the Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami starting February 23rd. But Thursday, the premiere African American dance troupe went back to class to teach students at Charles R. Drew K-8 Magnet School of Visual and Performing ...

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GRAMMY Producer Apologizes For Metallica Glitch

LOS ANGELES (CBS NEWS/AP) – The longtime producer of the Grammy Awards is offering an apology to Metallica after a technical glitch marred the band’s inclusion on the show. The mic for Metallica’s James Hetfield wasn’t initially working when the band took the stage to perform with Lady Gaga. “These kinds of things are horrible when they happen,” Ken Ehrlich ...

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