Local restaurateurs and popular sushi chef among Beard Award finalists

Henry Moso is a semifinalist for Best Chef: South in the 2023 James Beard Basis Awards. Picture by means of Kabooki Sushi The James Beard Foundation has announced the semi-finalists…

’20 Days in Mariupol’ wins Sundance audience award

Mstyslav Chernov’s documentary “20 Days in Mariupol,” a first-person account of the early days of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, won the audience prize for world cinema documentary at the…

Sally Field wins SAG Life Achievement Award

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Sally Field is the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award winner for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment, it was announced Tuesday. Field, an Oscar and SAG…

Embattled actor Kevin Spacey in Italy to receive award

TURIN – Making his first speaking appearance since #MeToo-era allegations derailed his career, actor Kevin Spacey used a colorful Italian term to thank the National Cinema Museum in the northern…

Barry Manilow to present music award to Seminole County high school band director

ORLANDO, Fla. – In the Seminole County school district, “Manilow bucks” go far. Grammy award-winning performer Barry Manilow is set to award Lake Howell High School’s Director of Bands José…

WorldOrlando to host 10/17 Fundraising Dinner to Support Afghan Refugees, partnering with Michelin Guide award winning Z Asian Vietnamese Kitchen and TastyChomps.com

Make sure you join WorldOrlando, Z Asian Vietnamese Kitchen area, and TastyChomps for an night of great foods and good friends, to assistance Afghan people in will need. Host, Z Asian Vietnamese Kitchen area, was…

George Floyd biography among National Book Award nominees

NEW YORK – A biography of the late George Floyd and poetry by Pulitzer Prize winner Sharon Olds were among the works included Thursday on long lists for the National…

Finalists for 2022 Best Tacos Foodster Award for Independent Restaurants

Below are the finalists for the 2022 Most effective Tacos Foodster Award for Unbiased Dining places. You could vote for just one cafe by ticking the box following to its…

Sheryl Lee Ralph, 66, 1st-time nominee, wins Emmy award

Veteran actor Sheryl Lee Ralph, an ageless stalwart of the industry who won an Emmy as a first-time nominee at the age of 66, relished in her victory by bellowing…

JoJo Siwa to receive Gamechanger Award from GLSEN

LOS ANGELES – Social media sensation JoJo Siwa will be honored by the LGBTQ education group GLSEN next month for her anti-bullying and advocacy efforts. The organization says it will…