Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

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Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

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Jerry Seinfeld's two live performances, originally planned for this past Saturday at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts, have been rescheduled for 7 and 9:30 p.m. Jan. 12, according to SMG, Clear Channel Entertainment and Ticketmaster. Tickets for the Saturday show will be honored for the new shows or refunded at the original point of purchase. The shows are sold out, but some people may return their tickets. So, if you're desperate to go, keep an eye on Ticketmaster.


Woody Allen, who's made a career of depicting Manhattan in films, said yesterday he was "terribly shocked, but not really surprised" by the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington. The actor-writer-director, in Rome to promote his new movie, praised President Bush for his handling of the situation. "It does seem that the president, whom I was certainly very critical of before he was elected . . . has got a good grasp on the problem," Allen said, adding that the Bush administration seems to understand that "this is not just a military problem, but a social, economic and political problem." Allen said he was in New York during the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. "We knew that no country in the world, no city in the world was immune [from terrorism]. We didn't expect that New York City would be immune," Allen said. "But we were shocked by the irrationality of the act itself . . . the senseless murder of 5,000 people." The 65-year-old Brooklyn native is promoting The Curse of the Jade Scorpion, which is set in New York like many of his other films, including 1979's Manhattan and 1994's Bullets Over Broadway.


Miami physician Will took the big prize on Big Brother 2 last night, edging out Nicole, the personal chef from Atlanta.

"I'm pretty surprised," he told host Julie Chen on the finale of the CBS series. As the last remaining house guest, he won $500,000. "I'm gonna have a lot of fun with it," he said. From the seven returning house guests who handed down the verdict, Will got five votes. …

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