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Saturday, March 12, 2011

Five questions with Monsignor Patrick Halfpenny

The 63-year-old pastor of St. Paul on the Lake Catholic Church in Grosse Pointe Farms is of Irish decent and has visited the Emerald Isle 12 times. In advance of St. Patrick's Day on Thursday, Halfpenny offered a wee bit of more
Detroit Free Press ( 3/12/2011 11:30:36 PM -08:00 )

Recipes for St. Patrick's Day
Thinking corned beef and cabbage? It's that time of year - St. Patrick's Day is Thursday. But that's not the only dish that would suit a celebratory dinner. There's the traditional Irish colcannon and other classics like steak and oyster pie. more
San Francisco Chronicle ( 3/11/2011 5:18:23 PM -08:00 )

The Irish Times - Saturday, March 12, 2011
THE SERIES The Story of Ireland currently being shown on RTÉ and BBC provides an interesting view of the history of this country and how it came to be over several thousand years. In his excellent commentary, Fergal Keane tells us that in the mists of more
Irish Times ( 3/11/2011 4:45:43 PM -08:00 )

How to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in the East Bay
How to celebrate St. PatrickCommunity events and activities for St. Patrick's Day, from Saturday March 12 - Thursday March 17. Got an event we didn't know about? Please add it in the comments! Join the residents of Dublin for a number of exciting Irish activities. more
San Francisco Chronicle (blog) ( 3/11/2011 12:48:14 PM -08:00 )

Something for the Weekend: Celebrate St. Patrick a wee bit early
St. Patrick's Day arrives next Thursday, but if you're itching to down a Guinness and dance a jig or two, there's no need to wait, thanks to bars getting the parties started this weekend. Fado is in the midst of celebrating its 13th more
Washington Post ( 3/11/2011 12:14:20 PM -08:00 )

Step to it for St. Patrick's Day
Celebrate the holiday early when Baltimore's St. Patrick's Day Parade kicks off on Sunday. The parade is back on its original course this year after some construction detours. Follow the parade as it hits the ground running from the Washington Monument more
Baltimore Sun ( 3/11/2011 4:37:37 AM -08:00 )

St. Patrick's Day celebrations
A little bit of rock, a lot of Irish dance and family fun take place at various St. Patrick's Day celebrations. Abbey Pub: An all-day celebration begins with a bus shuttle to the St. Patrick's Day parade in the Loop, followed by Irish dancers and music more
Chicago Tribune ( 3/11/2011 12:03:47 AM -08:00 )

Best bets for St. Patrick's Day
Best bets for St. PatrickVictor Rivera toasts with his friends at P. Brennan's, an Irish pub that is marking its first St. Patrick's Day with an all-day party. (Evy Mages For The Washington Post) Some people love it; some people hate it. But no matter your opinion on St. more
Washington Post ( 3/10/2011 10:17:15 PM -08:00 )

St. Patrick's Day celebrations offer more than the usual fare
The Trinity Irish Dancers will perform at various venues leading up to St. Patrick's Day and on March 17 itself. Never mind its political and religious origins, St. Patrick's Day for most more
Chicago Sun-Times ( 3/10/2011 4:42:42 PM -08:00 )

For St. Patrick's Day, check out some historic Irish bars
Bryan McGonigan and Maurice McNally built around the vault of the former First Bank of Barrington in order to create McGonigal's, which opened in 2010. Research trips to Ireland resulted more
Chicago Sun-Times ( 3/10/2011 4:42:42 PM -08:00 )

Pubs brewing plenty of St. Pat's Day revelry
Here's a look at what some of the suburbs' pubs are serving up for St. Patrick's Day. As always, events are subject to change: call or check the web site. Fox's Pub, 14206 SUS 30, Plainfield, (815) 733-5593; Manager Mark Low said the more
Chicago Sun-Times ( 3/10/2011 4:42:42 PM -08:00 )

Queen for the Day
Do you feel more Irish around St. Patrick's Day? Whether you can claim Irish ancestry or not, the most important day on the Irish calendar is a day for everyone everywhere to behave as if they are from Ireland. In Tokyo, this year's festivity will be more
The Daily Yomiuri ( 3/10/2011 10:32:05 AM -08:00 )

Options abound for St. Patrick's Day fun
You've seen the Southie parade more times than you can count – maybe this is the year to switch things up and get out of town for St. Patrick's Day. Blasphemy, I know. But believe it or not, there are other places that more
Boston Herald ( 3/9/2011 10:10:28 PM -08:00 )

Green stripe, parade and Irish Festival for St. Patrick
What better canine for the St. Patrick's Day Parade? The Irish Setter Club of Seattle joined the 2008 procession. Everyone's Irish for St. Patrick's Day, but you don't have to wait for March 17 thanks to Irish Week, more
Seattle Times ( 3/9/2011 7:11:25 PM -08:00 )

St. Patrick's Day Parade maintains traditions
Salt Lake City's 33rd annual St. Patrick's Day Parade will wind through The Gateway shopping center on Saturday — the ninth year for this parade route — and organizers aren't planning any big surprises. “The only thing that keeps more
Salt Lake Tribune ( 3/9/2011 3:46:08 PM -08:00 )

Broward gets ready to celebrate St. Patrick's Day
The clock is ticking down to St. Patrick's Day, with Broward's Irish pubs ready to roll out the green carpet. Here are details on some of the St. Patrick's Day celebrations in Broward. Events take place March 17 unless noted: The Field: The party more ( 3/8/2011 3:28:48 PM -08:00 )

You Don't Have to be Irish to Love Corned Beef
The origin of the traditional St. Patrick's Day dinner has its roots in this country. Add a dab of hot mustard for some extra flavor to this corned beef and cabbage dinner. Family history becomes a hot topic around St. Patrick's Day. more ( 3/13/2011 2:51:17 AM -08:00 )

JUNE JUREK: Here's to St. Patrick
Each year St. Patrick's Day is celebrated with tales about the saint; some myth, some true. But historically correct or not, colorful and reverential stories abound about a man who indeed existed. A Roman-Briton in the 5th century, more
Enterprise News ( 3/13/2011 2:46:08 AM -08:00 )

New Dublin leprechauns ready to turn New London green
Today: The New London United Methodist Church, 709 W. Pine St., will offer an ecumenical Irish worship service at 10:15 am to start the week of St. Patrick's Day festivities. Following the service, Irish treats will be served and a leprechaun will more
Appleton Post Crescent ( 3/13/2011 1:31:52 AM -08:00 )

Midtown guide to St. Patrick's Day
It is a common belief that St. Patrick, patron saint of Ireland and the inspiration for countess pints of green beer, banished all the snakes from the Emerald Isle. more
The Sacramento Press ( 3/12/2011 11:08:03 PM -08:00 )

'Breaking Dawn' Delayed Owing to the Tsunami Warning - Become a Fan! - Follow Us! The horrific devastation of the earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan today has slightly affected Hollywood. ClevverTV has a Twilight saga update right now. more
Clevver TV ( 3/12/2011 7:22:58 AM -08:00 )

Tsunami advisory interrupts 'Breaking Dawn' filming in Vancouver
Fallout from the 8.9-magnitude earthquake in Japan reached all the way to the west coast of Vancouver Island, Canada, where production of the movie “Breaking Dawn” was briefly interrupted when about 125 cast and crew members were moved from a more
Los Angeles Times ( 3/11/2011 5:07:20 PM -08:00 )

Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner evacuated in tsunami warning
Taylor Lautner and Kristen Stewart were among those who vacated the area, and production came to a halt for the time being. "Due to the tsunami advisory, filming of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn has been delayed," Summit Entertainment said in a more
CNN (blog) ( 3/11/2011 3:34:19 PM -08:00 )

Twilight stars evacuated from Tofino-area beach in quake aftermath: report
Among those taking precautions in the wake of the Japan earthquake and tsunami alert is the company fiilming the latest Twilight installment Breaking Dawn. People magazine is reporting stars Taylor Lautner and Kristen Stewart were warned to stay away more
Montreal Gazette ( 3/11/2011 1:01:20 PM -08:00 )

Twilight stars evacuated over tsunami warning in BC
TOFINO, BC — The tsunami warning for the West Coast may have come and gone without causing much of a wave, but the Twitterverse was aflutter with news that the stars of the latest Twilight film were evacuated because of the warning. more ( 3/11/2011 12:53:54 PM -08:00 )

Tsunami warning forces Jimmy Kimmel, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner, other
Tsunami warning forces Jimmy Kimmel, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner, otherJimmy Kimmel (l.) evacuated the island he was vacationing on in the South Pacific, while 'Breaking Dawn' co-stars Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner relocated for safety in British Columbia. While most of Hollywood has taken to more
New York Daily News ( 3/11/2011 12:17:34 PM -08:00 )

Twilight Cast Evacuated Amid Tsunami Fears
Twilight Cast Evacuated Amid Tsunami FearsThe repercussions of the 8.9 magnitude earthquake and resulting tsunami that devastated Japan early this morning are now impacting the West Coast of North America, and apparently the cast and crew of the Twilight series currently filming Breaking Dawn more
Us Magazine ( 3/11/2011 11:51:40 AM -08:00 )

'Twilight' cast forced to evacuate Vancouver set
Add Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner to the list of celebs affected by the tsunami in the Pacific. They, along with the rest of the cast and crew filming the upcoming Twilight installment Breaking Dawn were forced to more
USA Today ( 3/11/2011 11:07:31 AM -08:00 )

'Breaking Dawn' Cast Evacuated Due To Tsunami Warnings In Canada
Taylor Lautner and Kristen Stewart are reportedly among the cast and crew forced to leave Vancouver Island. By Jocelyn Vena (@jocelyn1212) Taylor Lautner and Kristen Stewart, as well as the rest of the "Breaking Dawn" wolf pack cast and crew, more ( 3/11/2011 10:08:49 AM -08:00 )

Twilight stars Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner evacuate Vancouver Island
VANCOUVER — The devastating earthquake that hit Japan has forced the stars of Twilight to evacuate the Vancouver Island resort town of Tofino. Shooting of Twilight: Breaking Dawn was halted for fear a more
Vancouver Sun ( 3/11/2011 9:22:47 AM -08:00 )

Taylor Lautner & Twilight Team Evacuated in Tsunami Warning
With Hawaii and the North American West Coast placed on tsunami advisories early Friday after an 8.9-magnitude earthquake struck in Japan, the Vancouver Island beach area in British Columbia where Taylor Lautner and the rest of more
People Magazine ( 3/11/2011 8:18:59 AM -08:00 )

Did Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart Adopt a Puppy Together?
Did Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart Adopt a Puppy Together?Did you know you can grab smokin' hot E! Online news, review and gossip through our RSS service? I have read and agree to the terms of the Privacy Policy. I have read and agree to the terms of the Privacy Policy. has been subscribed to the E! more
E! Online (blog) ( 3/11/2011 6:18:34 AM -08:00 )

K-Stew and R-Patz 'have chemistry'
Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart have an undeniable chemistry, Twilight director Catherine Hardwicke has revealed. But the Twilight couple, who started dating after playing on-screen lovers Edward Cullen and Bella Swan, were warned by the filmmaker more
The Press Association ( 3/11/2011 12:30:00 AM -08:00 )

'Twilight' didn't invent werewolves, Catherine Hardwicke says
The massive box-office success of 2008's “Twilight” changed the fortunes of its three young stars, propelling them on an upward career trajectory and transforming Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner into household names. more
Los Angeles Times ( 3/10/2011 2:43:49 PM -08:00 )

Robert Pattinson: why are Twilight fans so weird?
Robert Pattinson has described the behaviour of Twilight fans as "weird" and said he is struggling to cope with the miserable realities of fame. By Anita Singh, Showbusiness Editor 5:28PM GMT 09 Mar 2011 The actor is forced to live in hotels to avoid more ( 3/9/2011 9:29:40 AM -08:00 )

"Breaking Dawn's" Lee Pace Talks Robert Pattinson & Kristen Stewart - Become a Fan! - Follow Us! Find out what Kristen and Robert are really like behind-the-scenes. We've got the dish right now. Hi Twilighters! Coming to you from our Hollywood headquarters, more
Clevver TV ( 3/8/2011 12:50:29 PM -08:00 )

Tsunami halts ''Breaking Dawn'' shoot
Los Angeles, Mar 13 (PTI) Shooting of the latest Twilight movie ''Breaking Dawn'' has been delayed after producers decided to follow the tsunami advisory. The cast and crew including stars Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner were forced to evacuate the more
MSN India ( 3/12/2011 6:54:02 PM -08:00 )

'Breaking Dawn' Delayed Owing to the Tsunami Warning
Production on The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn has been delayed owing to the tsunami warnings in the area. The cast and crew had been in Vancouver to shoot portions of the upcoming film but were evacuated last Friday. A spokesperson from Summit more ( 3/12/2011 6:10:42 PM -08:00 )

'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn' delayed but not shut down by tsunami
Yesterday, the nation of Japan endured a very traumatic series of earthquakes (ranging anywhere up to 6.6 to 8.9 in magnitude) and a devastating tsunami which has left the people of that and the surrounding areas in great need. More information on that more ( 3/12/2011 1:43:31 PM -08:00 )

Kristen Stewart Evacuated: What About Rob Pattinson?
Kristen Stewart was evacuated because of a tsunami warning in California. Since the earthquake in Japan threatened to send tsunamis to the West Coast, many people in Vancouver were forced to leave as a precaution. While there was mention of Breaking more
Gather Celebs News Channel ( 3/12/2011 12:48:48 PM -08:00 )

Matthew McConaughey, Michael Connelly talk 'The Lincoln Lawyer' over beers

The actor, 41, got his big break 15 years ago playing an attorney in A Time To Kill, and he's played a devotee of the law to great effect in such films as Amistad and 13 Conversations About One Thing. His new movie, The Lincoln more
London Free Press ( 3/12/2011 11:08:37 PM -08:00 )

Matthew McConaughey, Michael Connelly talk 'The Lincoln Lawyer' over beers
Matthew McConaughey, Michael Connelly talk The actor and the author ride around (though not in a Lincoln Town Car) for a freewheeling discussion. Ride: Michael Connelly, left, said he thought Matthew McConaughey would be a good Mickey Haller before he was cast. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles more
Los Angeles Times ( 3/12/2011 6:10:59 PM -08:00 )

Ryan Phillippe, Matthew McConaughey offer mental health advice
When it comes to handling the pressures of Hollywood, "The Lincoln Lawyer" co-stars Ryan Phillippe and Matthew McConaughey have the answers - and neither of them advise Charlie Sheen-style tactics. “I always try to step back and take a breath, more
CNN (blog) ( 3/12/2011 8:36:59 AM -08:00 )

Keep your shirt on: McConaughey's getting serious
"I tried to make romantic comedies for men, too," insists McConaughey, who takes on a serious role in The Lincoln Lawyer. By Peter Howell Movie Critic You want to know how much? It matters to him that men like his movies, too, and not just the women more
Toronto Star ( 3/11/2011 9:05:55 PM -08:00 )

Legal movies like The Lincoln Lawyer kill cinema and ruin directors
Legal movies like The Lincoln Lawyer kill cinema and ruin directorsThe case: courtroom movies are a crime against cinema. The accused? Matthew McConaughey's latest. Judge John Patterson will see you now The arrival of handsome-super-lawyer flick The Lincoln Lawyer reminds me of an old bugbear: we need to crack down on more
The Guardian ( 3/11/2011 4:07:28 PM -08:00 )

'The Lincoln Lawyer' Screening, 'Nylon' Celebration, And Alliance For
On Thursday evening, Matthew McConaughey and girlfriend Camila Alves joined stars Ryan Phillippe, Josh Lucas, and model Marisa Miller for a walk down the red carpet to see Lionsgate and Lakeshore Entertainment's The Lincoln Lawyer. more
Huffington Post ( 3/11/2011 2:54:48 PM -08:00 )

Celeb Pix: Is Matthew McConaughey looking gaunt?
Matthew McConaughey is dressed to the nines in a three-piece suit for the premier of "The Lincoln Lawyer," but maybe he needs less yoga and more donuts. Also featured today: Kate Bosworth hosts Nylon Magazine's March issue celebration; Harrison Ford more
San Jose Mercury News ( 3/11/2011 2:53:19 PM -08:00 )

Matthew McConaughey, Ryan Phillippe premiere 'The Lincoln Lawyer'
Matthew McConaughey and girlfriend Camila Alves brought a few relatives along for a ride on "The Lincoln Lawyer" red carpet Thursday night at the drama's premiere in Hollywood. Alves' mom Fatima attended, as did McConaughey's mom, Kay, and his brother more
Los Angeles Times (blog) ( 3/11/2011 12:45:30 PM -08:00 )

Marisa Tomei stars in 'The Lincoln Lawyer'
Marisa Tomei stars in Photo credit: Getty Images | Actress Marisa Tomei arrives at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California. (Feb. 27, 2011) Marisa Tomei asks lots of questions. more
Newsday (subscription) ( 3/11/2011 10:29:09 AM -08:00 )

Red Carpet Report: 'The Lincoln Lawyer'
Red Carpet Report: What: An unapologetic criminal defense attorney Mick Haller (Matthew McConaughey) lands the case of his life, representing a manipulative, rich Beverly Hills Realtor (Ryan Phillippe) who is accused of a gruesome, more
USA Today ( 3/11/2011 8:36:39 AM -08:00 )

Matthew McConaughey's mother Kay McCabe flashes her legs at The Lincoln Lawyer
Matthew McConaugheyIt must be difficult trying to stand out at the premiere of your Hollywood heartthrob son's new movie. But Matthew McConaughey's mother Kay McCabe certainly gave it her best shot last night as she flashed her legs, and her control more
Daily Mail ( 3/11/2011 5:54:42 AM -08:00 )

'Lincoln Lawyer' Cast Weigh in on Lohan & Sheen
Matthew McConaughey, Ryan Phillippe and William H. Macy hit the red carpet for the premiere of their new legal thriller 'The Lincoln Lawyer,' but who would they choose to represent - Lindsay Lohan or Charlie Sheen? (March 11) more
The Associated Press ( 3/11/2011 4:03:26 AM -08:00 )

Pregnant Pink exposes her bump in daring draped dress split to the navel at
Pregnant Pink exposes her bump in daring draped dress split to the navel atBy Daily Mail Reporter Pink was more a paler shade of silver last night when she rocked up to the Hollywood premiere of Matthew McConaughey's new movie, The Lincoln Lawyer. The 31-year-old pop star, who is expecting her first child with husband Carey more
Daily Mail ( 3/10/2011 11:25:28 PM -08:00 )

Matthew McConaughey's best new role: Daddy
Matthew McConaughey (left) plays tough lawyer Mickey Haller, who defends a high-profile Beverly Hills client (Ryan Phillippe) in “The Lincoln Lawyer,” based on a novel by Michael Connelly. more
Chicago Sun-Times ( 3/10/2011 5:14:26 PM -08:00 )

McConaughey: 'Fatherhood has changed me'
Matthew McConaughey has claimed that becoming a father has changed how he looks at both himself and his career. The actor, who has two children aged 1 and 2, said that it took him a while to become ready for parenthood, more
Digital Spy ( 3/12/2011 1:24:18 PM -08:00 )

Matthew McConaughey talks 'Lincoln Lawyer' and the end of his laid back ways
Matthew McConaughey talks Matthew McConaughey has been missing from the big screen for a couple of years. There were other things he had on his mind, other priorities. “Took two years off,” he says in that soft Texas drawl that helped make him a star. made him a star. more
Orlando Sentinel (blog) ( 3/12/2011 5:44:45 AM -08:00 )

Ryan Phillippe likes 'bad' characters
By MusicRooms on 12/03/2011 The 36-year-old American actor has enjoyed a varied career, and one of his latest roles is in thriller The Lincoln Lawyer. The film portrays the story of a lawyer who conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car more ( 3/12/2011 3:23:12 AM -08:00 )

Matthew McConaughey's Mom Flashes Underwear at 'Lincoln' Premiere
Matthew McConaugheyThe 68-year-old former teacher amused photographers and fellow attendees with a view of her impressive leg and a glimpse of her control underwear. Matthew McConaughey's mom may be 68-year-old but she is more playful than her sons. more
Celebrity Mania ( 3/11/2011 7:39:43 PM -08:00 )

Detective work
Detective workActress Michaela Conlin, a Los Angeles resident for nine years, was back east last summer ping-ponging between Manhattan and her parents' homes in the Allentown area, when she heard about a meaty film role in "The Lincoln Lawyer. more
Allentown Morning Call ( 3/11/2011 3:59:55 PM -08:00 )

This week in entertainment: Matthew McConaughey heads all-star cast in
Tuesday: Christian Bale and Melissa Leo took home supporting-actor Oscars for their roles in dysfunctional-boxing-family drama "The Fighter." Director Clint Eastwood's "Hereafter," a sprawling contemplation of the afterlife starring Matt Damon, more ( 3/11/2011 3:49:34 PM -08:00 )