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Here in Seattle we love our food. With all of our superstar chefs and designer restaurants, how does Seattle rank in the fest cities for foodies?

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Elton John Schedules 25th Annual Oscar Party

ABC/Randy Holmes If it’s Oscar season, it must be time for Elton John’s annual Oscar bash. This year will mark the 25th installment of Elton’s Academy Awards Viewing Party, which raises money for his Elton John AIDS Foundation. This year’s event will take place in West Hollywood Park in Los Angeles, with a menu created by chef Gordon Ramsay, a …

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John Mellencamp Debuts New Song Online, Talks Plans for Collaborative Album with Carlene Carter

Credit: Marc HauserJohn Mellencamp visited Yahoo!’s The Katie Couric Interview show on Thursday, one day before Donald Trump‘s inauguration, where he introduced a politically charged new song titled “Easy Target.” The 65-year-old singer/songwriter performed the melancholy folk-blues ballad accompanied by his touring band members Troye Kinnett and Andy York on piano and mandolin, respectively. The song is a reflection on …

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Dolly Parton to Participate in a “9 to 5” Reunion at SAG Awards

ABC/Image Group LAAt the CMA Awards last November, Dolly Parton was presented with the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award by her 9 to 5 co-star Lily Tomlin. Now it’s time for Dolly to return the favor. Dolly will reunite with her other 9 to 5 cohort, Jane Fonda, to give Tomlin the 53rd SAG Life Achievement Award at the 2017 …

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Founding Greg Kihn Band Bassist Steve Wright Passes Away

Steve Wright, middle, with Greg Kihn Band (Richard McCaffrey/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)Original Greg Kihn Band bassist Steve Wright, who co-wrote the group’s biggest hits and dozens of other tunes, died Monday of a heart attack at a hospital in Sacramento, California. Greg Kihn announced the sad news in a lengthy message on his official website. Calling Wright his “soul brother …

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Lionel Richie to Co-Produce Biopic on Legendary Entertainer Sammy Davis Jr.

Alan SilfenLionel Richie is adding “movie producer” to his resume. The singer will be helping to bring the life story of the legendary entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. to the screen. Lionel was mentored by Davis, a singer, dancer, actor, comedian, musician and impressionist, who died in 1990. In a statement, Lionel says, “It’s an honor for me to bring the …

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