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MONROE, Louisiana - Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo dropped two big surprises during the state of the city address Thursday: his plans to build a new arena, and that he is a distant cousin of entertainer Jennifer Hudson.
LOS ANGELES - Diversity was perhaps the biggest winner at the 86th annual Academy Awards.
MIAMI - Few have more connections in the Broadway ecosystem than Seth Rudetsky. He played the piano for Audra McDonald's senior recital at Juilliard - long before she was a star. He's Patti LuPone's go-to accompanist and Tina Fey attended the opening night of his new off-Broadway show.