Movies

AEG to Operate, Rehab Cleveland’s Historic Agora Theatre and Ballroom

The Agora Theatre and Ballroom, a historic downtown Cleveland venue, will be operated by AEG Presents, LLC, the live entertainment giant announced today. The 2,000-capacity theater (and 600-capacity ballroom) first opened in 1966 and will undergo an extensive renovation as well as upgrades to its sound and lighting systems, hospitality areas, backstage quarters and customer amenities. The Agora helped give ...

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TV Review: AMC’s ‘Loaded’

“Loaded” tells the story of what happens after a small London gaming startup is bought out by a huge American corporation, making the four co-founders — who, are at the age of about 30, more or less manchildren — into multimillionaires. As you can imagine from four men who still regularly play their Nintendo 64, million-pound nerdy hijinks ensue. The ...

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Veteran Film Producer Evzen Kolar Dies at 67

Veteran film producer Evzen Kolar died on Tuesday in Los Angeles after a brief illness. He was 67. Born in the Czech Republic, Kolar began his film and television career as a child actor. He later became an assistant director, working throughout Europe on commercials, television projects, and features, and produced fringe theater in London before moving to the U.S. ...

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‘Preacher’ Actor Graham McTavish Recalls His First Professional Job on the London Stage

illustration: michael Hoeweler; photo reference: Pari Dukovic/AMC AMC’s “Preacher” is beginning its second season, with Graham McTavish returning as the godlike bounty hunter known as the Saint of Killers. The Scottish actor was a fan of the cult comic books on which the show is based long before he signed on for the series, and the Saint of Killers wa… ...

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Google Play Music Adds New Release Radio to Free and Paid Tier

Google’s music streaming service is putting machine learning to good use to keep its users up to date with the latest music they might like. Google Play Music rolled out a new station dubbed New Release Radio this week that serves up new music recommendation based on its users’ taste profiles. “The station uses machine learning to select sing… Variety

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