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AMC Theaters to Limit Attendance to 50 People per Showing

NEW YORK (AP) — AMC Theaters, the largest movie chain in North America, will limit attendance at all screenings to 50 people to adhere to the CDC’s latest social distancing guidelines. Cinemas in New York City and Los Angeles on Sunday were order closed by the city’s respective mayors. Many art house theaters nationwide have…

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What Now? Facing Life Without the Entertainment World

NEW YORK (AP) — Overheard as the entertainment world stalled in response to the coronavirus outbreak: “What are we gonna do now, read books?” That’s exactly what Pamela Milam will be doing, and lots of them. Milam is a selection reader for the Women’s National Book Association, a nonprofit established in 1917 to support, well,…

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Tour, festival cancellations ramp up due to virus outbreak

Tours, awards shows, conventions and festivals are announcing cancellations and postponements daily due to the new coronavirus outbreak, causing a major impact on entertainment events both in the States and elsewhere. Rock band The Who postponed their UK and Ireland tour that was scheduled to start Monday and run through April 8. Grammy-winning country duo…

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Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson Test Positive for Coronavirus

NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Hanks and his actress-singer wife Rita Wilson have tested positive for the coronavirus, the actor said in a statement Wednesday. Hanks said the couple were in Australia and felt tired, with colds, body aches and slight fevers. “To play things right, as is needed in the world right now, we…

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Coming Attractions: Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway to Open Next Week

ORLANDO (FNN NEWS) – Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway, the first-of-its-kind of ride based on the award-winning Mickey Mouse Cartoon Shorts, is scheduled to open March 4th, 2020. Go on a daring runaway railway adventure with Engineer Goofy tailing Mickey and Minnie’s sporty roadster. With uncertainty of the escapade’s destination, it’s certain you will experience…

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51st Annual NAACP Image Awards Winners

PASADENA, Ca. (FNN NEWS) – The 51st NAACP Image Awards showcased black excellence at the Pasadena Civic Center Auditorium and aired live on BET Saturday February 22, 2020. The show recognized outstanding performances from talented people of color in the arts and groups or individuals leading the way in creatively promoting social justice. Several honorary…

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Universal Will Release Controversial ‘Hunt’ Film in March

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Universal Pictures said Tuesday that it will release the social satire “The Hunt,” a film it canceled in the wake of criticism about its premise of “elites” hunting people for sport in red states. A trailer announcing the film’s March 13 release date presents the “elites” hunting regular people as a conspiracy…

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