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Top Gun: Maverick Review 'SPECTACULAR! Exceeded all expectations'

Enter For A Chance To Win Passes To See LUCY AND DESI In San Francisco

Enter For A Chance To Win Passes To See LUCY AND DESI  On March 2nd at 7:00 PM in San Francisco.   From director Amy Poehler , LUCY AND DESI explores the unlikely partnership and enduring legacy of one of the most prolific power couples in entertainment history. Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz risked everything to be together. Their love for each other led to the most influential show in the history of television, I Love Lucy. Desi –an immigrant from Cuba who lost everything in exile, became a band leader, and eventually a brilliant producer and technical pioneer. Lucille came from nothing and, with an unrivaled work ethic, built a career as a model, chorus girl and eventually as an actor in the studio system. She found her calling in comedy, first in radio. When Lucille was finally granted the opportunity to have her own television show, she insisted that her real-life spouse, Desi, be cast as her husband. Defying the odds, they re-invented the medium, on the screen and behind the cameras

The 2009 California Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

The 2009 California Hall of Fame Inductees Announced The 2009 California Hall of Fame inductees are: Filmmaker George Lucas Football commentator John Madden Gay rights advocate Harvey Milk Fitness and bodybuilding pioneer Joe Weider Decathlete and philanthropist Rafer Johnson Entertainer Carol Burnett Former Intel CEO Andrew Grove Governor and U.S. senator Hiram Johnson Industrialist Henry J. Kaiser Philanthropist and peace activist Joan Kroc Artist Fritz Scholder Author Danielle Steel Air Force test pilot General Chuck Yeager All living inductees and family of posthumous inductees are scheduled to participate in the presentation of the Spirit of California medals by the Governor and First Lady. The California Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place on Tuesday, December 1, 2009 at The California Museum in Sacramento. The ceremony will be followed by a reception and unveiling of the new exhibit installation, featuring artifacts and mementos personally loane