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Jury awards Ventura $1.8M in defamation case

07/29/2014 02:39 PM EDT
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A jury awarded former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura $1.8 million on Tuesday in his lawsuit against the estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle. 
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Toronto International Film Festival: Stars coming out for glittering fall event

07/29/2014 12:11 AM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Toronto International Film Festival unveiled a star-heavy lineup amid increased festival jockeying for the most plum premieres of Hollywood’s fall season. 
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Williamstown Theatre Festival: 'Fool For Love' -- Lovers find no simple exits
07/29/2014 12:11 AM EDT - WILLIAMSTOWN -- "Hell is other people," Jean-Paul Sartre wrote in his 1944 Existentialist play, "No Exit. Full Story

FILM REVIEWS
'Snowpiercer': Satisfying at nearly every level

In the mood for allegory? Have a look at Bong Joon-ho's "Snowpiercer," which proceeds from a fantastical premise rich with real-world relevance. Full Story
STAGE REVIEWS
Williamstown Theatre Festival: 'Fool For Love' -- Lovers find no simple exits

WILLIAMSTOWN -- "Hell is other people," Jean-Paul Sartre wrote in his 1944 Existentialist play, "No Exit. Full Story
BERKSHIRES WEEK
On the Bridge: Pittsfield Police Chief Michael Wynn feels Polish pride

Pittsfield Police Chief Michael Wynn is a man of color, and his skin color masks his Polish heritage, as his career masks childhood difficulties. His background and Polish heritage are important to him and contribute to his success. PITTSFIELD -- Pittsfield Police Chief Michael Wynn is a man of color, and his skin color masks his Polish heritage, as his career masks childhood difficulties. Full Story
 
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Toronto International Film Festival: Stars coming out for glittering fall event

07/29/2014 12:11 AM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Toronto International Film Festival unveiled a star-heavy lineup amid increased festival jockeying for the most plum premieres of Hollywood’s fall season. 
Full Story
Williamstown Theatre Festival: 'Fool For Love' -- Lovers find no simple exits
07/29/2014 12:11 AM EDT - WILLIAMSTOWN -- "Hell is other people," Jean-Paul Sartre wrote in his 1944 Existentialist play, "No Exit. Full Story

Shakespeare & Company: 'The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)' -- A jaunt through the Bard's canon
07/29/2014 11:22 AM EDT - LENOX -- Take the title of Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield's theatrical bauble -- "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged" -- literally. Full Story

Today' Movies
07/29/2014 12:11 AM EDT - Berkshire Mall Cinema 10 (Lanesborough): Planes: Fire & Rescue 3D (PG) 3; Planes: Fire & Rescue 2D (PG) 12:50, 5:15, 7:50 & 10:10; And So It Goes (PG13) 1:10, 3:40, 7:20 & 9:50; Hercules 3D (PG13) 12 & 7:30; Hercules 2D (PG13) 2:30, 5 & 10; Lucy (R) 11:50 a. Full Story

Weekend Box Office: Brain over brawn
07/29/2014 11:25 AM EDT - LOS ANGELES -- Luc Besson's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend. Full Story

Tanglewood: Of death and transcendence
07/28/2014 11:52 AM EDT - LENOX -- The Boston Symphony Orchestra dedicated its Tanglewood program yesterday to the memory of Rafael Fruehbeck de Burgos, who would have conducted it and two other concerts this week if he had lived. Full Story

Television: 'Manh(a)ttan' -- Looking forward by looking back
07/28/2014 12:11 AM EDT - The age of exploration is upon us. But it’s not in the stars or under the sea. Full Story

Couple wants middle names to include 'Seamonster'

HOLYOKE, Mass. (AP) — Sea monsters may exist only in the imagination, but a Massachusetts couple wants to make them part of their names. Full Story
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Jury awards Ventura $1.8M in defamation case

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A jury awarded former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura $1.8 million on Tuesday in his lawsuit against the estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle. Full Story
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Beyonce house hunting without Jay Z?

Singer’s solo visit to New York apartment fuels rumors of power couple’s impending split.