Will Smith barred from Academy events for 10 years, including the Oscars

“The Board has decided, for a period of 10 years from April 8, 2022, Mr. Smith shall not be permitted to attend any Academy events or programs, in person or…

Three times when real events challenged The Oscars

Occasionally, though, world events have cast such a large shadow that they can’t be ignored. And while the Hollywood maxim is that the show must go on, in a few…

Mardi Gras, Coachella and Other Events Are Back

After being walloped in 2020 and 2021, organizers of major late winter and early spring events, from the Super Bowl to the National Cherry Blossom Festival, were hoping 2022 would…

Sundance Film Festival cancels in-person events

“We have been looking forward to our first fully hybrid Sundance Film Festival and our teams have spent a year planning a festival like no other. But despite the most…

Cities canceling their big New Year’s Eve events around the world

(CNN) — For awhile there, it appeared we might be able to ring in New Year’s Eve in major cities across the world with something resembling the big celebrations of…