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George Steel Hired To Lead NYC Opera

The New York City Opera has hired George Steel as its general manager and artistic director, mandating him to revive a shattered company following the departure of Gerard Mortier.

CBS: Deal Close For John Mayer Music-Variety Show

CBS is close to a deal with pop star John Mayer for a music and variety TV show.

Bono To Write Op-Ed Column For New York Times

Can he type with those shades on? Bono will write an Op-Ed column for The New York Times.

Jennifer Hudson To Sing At Super Bowl

Jennifer Hudson will make her first public appearance since the killings of her mother, brother and nephew during sports' grandest event -- the Super Bowl.

Fancorps Artists Take Over Alternative Press

It's amazing to see the impact a concerted effort can make in gaining desired results.

Actors Will Strike, But When?

The Screen Actors Guild is going to press on with plans for a strike authorization vote, but needs to reassess when to send out ballots after the end of a contentious meeting that lasted nearly 30 hours, its president said Tuesday.

'AI' Sings New Tune For Season 8

Dave Della Terza enjoys kicking "American Idol" around on his Web site that encourages viewers to vote for the most awful contestant.

Write This! Chris Rock Gets Book Deal

Chris Rock is making a comeback, as an author.

Lil Kim Is 'Not Notorious'

Lil Kim was a big part of the Notorious B.I.G.'s life, but she's not happy about the way she's portrayed in the new biopic about the late rapper.

T.I.'s Road To Redemption

T.I. is using his upcoming MTV reality show to scare teens straight.

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