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February 05, 2020

February 05, 2020

Kirk Douglas, Spartacus Legend, Passes at 103

Kirk Douglas, Spartacus Legend, Passes at 103

Legendary actor Kirk Douglas has passed away at 103. Douglas […]

January 31, 2020

January 31, 2020

How Black History Month Came to Be and Why We’re Celebrating It

How Black History Month Came to Be and Why We’re Celebrating It

Black History Month began in 1926 as a weeklong celebration of the achievements of African Americans. Historian Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH) chose the second week of February to celebrate “Negro History Week” to coincide with the birthdays of former president Abraham Lincoln and activist Frederick Douglass. 

December 19, 2019

December 19, 2019

Ovation’s Top 10 “Artsy” Films of 2019

Ovation’s Top 10 “Artsy” Films of 2019

These are the "artsy" and indie movies that left our staff debating for weeks.

December 16, 2019

December 16, 2019

Ovation’s Top 10 Fun Movies of 2019

Ovation’s Top 10 Fun Movies of 2019

These movies delivered the most fun times in the movie theatres for our staff.

December 09, 2019

December 09, 2019

Ovation’s Top 10 Art Exhibits Around the U.S. in 2019

Ovation’s Top 10 Art Exhibits Around the U.S. in 2019

Art exhibits can be a divisive endeavor. These exhibits in 2019 have thrilled, delighted, challenged, and inspired people all over the country.

October 28, 2019

October 28, 2019

André Aciman returns to the world of “Call Me By Your Name” in the sequel “Find Me”

André Aciman returns to the world of “Call Me By Your Name” in the sequel “Find Me”

Before Sunset. Elio and Michel share an evening at a café. ILLUSTRATIONS […]

August 06, 2019

August 06, 2019

“Beloved” Author and Literary Titan Toni Morrison Dies at 88

“Beloved” Author and Literary Titan Toni Morrison Dies at 88

Toni Morrison, the author of important American works such as “Beloved,” “Sula,” and “The Bluest Eye” has died at 88.

July 25, 2019

July 25, 2019

Make Your LV Handbag a Masterpiece at “Louis Vuitton X” Exhibition

Make Your LV Handbag a Masterpiece at “Louis Vuitton X” Exhibition

Trot along the fashion house’s 160-year history of artistic collaborations in the fashion-forward exhibition Louis Vuitton X.

July 16, 2019

July 16, 2019

Your Favorite Emmy Nominees Coming to Inside the Actors Studio This Fall

Your Favorite Emmy Nominees Coming to Inside the Actors Studio This Fall

Ovation is thrilled for Jane Lynch’s nomination in “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” Henry Winkler in “Barry,” and James Burrows for directing “Live In Front Of A Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s ‘All In The Family’ And ‘The Jeffersons.’"

June 24, 2019

June 24, 2019

Celebrating the Renowned Chef through Bourdain Day

Celebrating the Renowned Chef through Bourdain Day

June 25 is the culture-seeker Anthony Bourdain's birthday. We celebrate his life, legacy, and passion with a four-hour showcase of select episodes from his Emmy Award-winning series Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations. The tribute starts on air at 12PM ET on Tuesday, June 25.

June 10, 2019

June 10, 2019

Ali Stroker Wins Tony, Making History on Four Wheels

Ali Stroker Wins Tony, Making History on Four Wheels

Last night at the Tony Awards, Ali Stroker became the first person who uses a wheelchair to win the coveted Tony Award. Stroker won for her portrayal of Ado Annie in the current production of Oklahoma!

May 02, 2019

May 02, 2019

Star Wars Community Mourns Passing of Original Chewbacca, Peter Mayhew

Star Wars Community Mourns Passing of Original Chewbacca, Peter Mayhew

The passing of Peter Mayhew will affect more than just the Hollywood community today. Star Wars fans also mourn the passing of Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca in the original Star Wars films, as well as Episode III from the new installments.