Songstress Taylor Swift Buys Samuel Goldwyn Mansion

Taylor Swift, one of the world's wealthiest celebrities with estimated career earnings approaching $800 million, and is now putting down deep roots in Hollywood society with the purchase and renovation of the Samuel Goldwyn Mansion.

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Donald Trump Lists Beverly Hills Mansion

Even the most politically disinterested person has not escaped being gobsmacked by what might be the strangest presidential campaign in American history. Candidates are scrutinized and bicker on everything from their marital history and health to even their choice of homes.

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Mystery Buyer, In Dramatic Fashion, Purchases Beverly Hills Mansion of Late Steamy Queen of Romance Novelist Jackie Collins

Queen of Hollywood romance, steamy sex and scandal novels, author Jackie Collins, took her readers to Hollywood behind the scenes, even if fictionalized. Though born and raised in London, Jackie followed her older sister, actress Joan Collins, to Tinseltown in the 1960s.

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  • SF Arts: Montague Gallery Presents "Radiance: New Works by Lino Tagliapietra"

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    Montague Gallery is pleased to present a selection of recent works by Lino Tagliapietra. The show is titled Radiance, based on the artist's engagement with color and his appreciation of the unique light of San Francisco.

     
  • Denial Review – A Stunning Account as the Holocaust Survives Another Authenticity Challenge

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    Denial, from Bleecker Street, is the true story of David Irving, a Holocaust Denier, who charged an American Professor Deborah Lipstadt, the author of "Denial: Holocaust History on Trial" and her publisher Penguin Books, with libel under British Law.

     
  • HL Las Vegas: Urban Turban Hires Chef Tarun Kapoor and Debuts New Menu

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    The Urban Turban has announced international-award winning Master Chef Tarun Kapoor, an award winning ingredient, as new executive chef at the dine-in restaurant on East Paradise and Urban Turban EXPRESS at The LINQ.

     
  • Money News: US Markets Remain Steady; Europe Markets Face Loss; Asian Divided

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    The four major U.S. Indices, Dow Jones Industrial Average, NASDAQ, S&P 500 and Russell 2000 rallied over the past week as investors slowly, with trepidation, began to rally behind the markets leading the slight recovery from the massive recent global melt down.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Obama/Syria; Health Crisis/FGM; Trick Job Numbers; Election 2016; Julian Assange

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    President Obama has proposed in his current budget a robust humanitarian assistance package for allies carrying the frontlines burden of the continued Syrian Civil War with the five surrounding nations receiving the bulk of the proposed funding.  

     
  • Elections ou Référendum

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    Si la sortie du Royaume-Uni de l'Union européenne semble hautement probable, la demande d'un report long pourrait transformer les élections européennes en Grande Bretagne en référendum déguisé et propice au pro-européens.

     
  • All Saints, Sister Sledge, and Phil Rudd (AC/DC) to Headline SpringFest, Scotland's Newest Music Festival

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    Edinburgh is set to welcome one of the most exciting music festivals in Scotland for 2017. SpringFest, an indoor festival with four stages, ten zones, and numerous covered spaces, takes place on the bank holiday weekend of 27th and 28th May at the Corn Exchange. 

     
  • SF Theater: San Francisco’s Magic Theater Announces it 2020-2021 Schedule

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    Magic Theatre, Artistic Director Loretta Greco and Interim Managing Director Kevin Nelson, announced today that its 2020-2021 season will include the world premieres of either "Monument" or "Four Sisters" (A Sloth Play), both by acclaimed writer Sam Chanse.

     
  • US Markets Stay Strong; DOW Continues Climb; World Markets Shaky

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    The Dow Jones Industrial continued its upward trend throughout the recent week beginning slightly above 17,000 where it continued to rise from throughout the week, holding, the DOW never looked back closing strong setting a new record.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump Attends G20; Redefines Position; NASA; Scalise/ICU; Grenfell Tower Investigation

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    President Donald Trump has once again fumbled Presidential protocol and allowed his daughter, a positioned adviser to the President, to take his place during meetings with G7 Heads of State at the recent G20 Summit.

     
  • Gordon Ramsay Steak Las Vegas Review - A Cut Above

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    Vegas restaurateurs take note: There's a new game in town that has single-handedly elevated the fine steakhouse experience to another level. This is in the form of Gordon Ramsay Steak, which opened in May 2012 aptly at Paris Las Vegas. 

     
  • Belushi Review – A Wild, Zany, and Heartbreaking Tribute

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    Belushi, a Showtime Documentary, presents a tribute to John Belushi, one of the greatest physical comedians of the twentieth century, wild, zany, and heartbreaking as he followed his dream of making people laugh while ultimately fighting drug-induced demons.

     
  • MIFF Announces Special Screening on Federico Fellini

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    The 42nd Moscow International Film Festival announces a special screening of "In the Shot - Federico Fellini" a unique documentary chronicling the director's life, along with other rare moments, and the restored film, "Interview."

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump/UK/Iran Tensions, 9/11 Vote Blocked, Apollo 11 Remembered, Justice John Paul Stevens, Jeffrey Epstein

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    President Trump paled this week, even with his divisive outbursts on four freshman representatives, to the events of fifty years ago when a divided America was glued to the television watching history made with each small step.

     
  • Anton Batyrev, Maria Kulikova Most Popular Russian Actors Of 2020

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    The Kino-Teatr.Ru website, which has the most complete database of Russian actors and actresses, sums up the results of 2020. The most popular actor of the site in the outgoing year again became Anton Batyrev, for the second year.