August 2, 2014
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An iconic piano featured in Rick's Cafe Americain in the 1942 Hollywood classic "Casablanca" is expected to be the highlight of a sale of film memorabilia in New York in November, Bonhams auction house has announced.
Award-winning American filmmaker Robert L. Drew, a pioneer of the cinema vérité documentary style, died today in Sharon, Connecticut at the age of 90, his family said.
Laughter and death did battle today at HBO's "Game of Thrones" panel at Comic Con, one of the highlights of the annual gathering of entertainment enthusiasts, with the introduction of new characters to supplant the deceased for season five.
New York's Metropolitan Opera said it will lock out its musicians and other unionized employees next week if a new contract agreement is not reached, in an escalation of a labor dispute that threatens to derail an entire opera season.
Trumpeter Lionel Ferbos, New Orleans' oldest jazz musician, died today days after his 103rd birthday. Ferbos stayed active long after reaching his century and last performed in public in March.