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    SXSW 2015: Interactive Closing Party lineup announced

    The lineup for the South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Closing Party has been announced.

    By Jim Harrington, jharrington@bayareanewsgroup.com|

  • Entertainment

    Bill Cosby's latest accuser told to smear oatmeal on face, act like a queen

    The latest woman to accuse Bill Cosby of rape alleges he first put her through a bizarre "acting exercise," where he told her to smear oatmeal on her face and carry herself like a queen.

    Compiled by Martha Ross mross@bayareanewsgroup.com|

  • Entertainment

    Review: Delectable documentary on Jewish deli tradition

    You may see better documentaries this year, but you won't see any that are more mouth-watering than "Deli Man," Erik Greenberg Anjou's look at America's Jewish delicatessens, a dying tradition. The film offers a playful and tasty crash course in deli history, dining and language.

    By Roger Moore Tribune News Service|

  • Entertainment

    Review: 'Evolve' games hunter-prey games to new level

    It's always astounding to see the leaps video games have made over the decades. Take "Pac-Man," for example. Released in 1980, it pits a dot-eating hero against four ghosts who search for him in a maze. Occasionally, during the chase, Pac-Man flips the tables by grabbing a power pellet and that gives him the ability to eat his pursuers.

    By Gieson Cacho gcacho@bayareanewsgroup.com|

  • Entertainment

    Boorman revisits youth in 'Queen and Country'

    John Boorman has made a lot of tough-nosed, violent and demanding films, including the 1967 film noir "Point Blank" with Lee Marvin, the Oscar-nominated 1972 thriller "Deliverance," starring Burt Reynolds and Jon Voight, and "Excalibur," the visceral 1981 dramatic fantasy based on King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.

    By Susan King Los Angeles Times|

  • Entertainment

    Dench at 80 -- laughing, working, looking forward

    There's an awkward pause in my conversation with Dame Judi Dench. My name, Roger Moore, is familiar, even if the actor I share it with never played James Bond in one of the films starring Dench as M.

    By Roger Moore Tribune News Service|

  • Entertainment

    Ballet San Jose needs $550,000 to keep running

    Financially troubled Ballet San Jose has to raise $550,000 by March 14 or face its possible swan song.

    By Karen D'Souza kdsouza@mercurynews.com|

  • Entertainment

    Review: Updated 'Cinderella' keeps its old-fashion charm

    Glass slippers make a huge comeback in the new Broadway revival of "Cinderella."

    By Karen D'Souza kdsouza@mercurynews.com|

  • nation-world

    Venture capitalist says he tried to prevent firing of woman

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A prominent senior partner at a Silicon Valley venture capital firm testified Wednesday that he was a loyal supporter of a woman who is now suing the company for sex discrimination.Billionaire John Doerr took the witness...

    By Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    Shania Twain brings farewell tour to the Bay Area

    Shania Twain is finally coming back to the Bay Area.

    By Jim Harrington jharrington@bayareanewsgroup.com|

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