People dressed as clowns celebrated the Carnival Clown’s Parade at Sesimbra village in Portugal on February 27, 2017.
Saudi Arabia is hosting its first ever Comic-Con event in the coastal city of Jeddah. The three-day festival of anime, pop art, video gaming and film-related events is part of a government initiative to bring more entertainment to Saudi Arabia, which bans alcohol, public cinemas and theater.
Legendary actress Mary Tyler Moore, who delighted a generation of Americans with her energetic comic performances, died January 25, 2017 after suffering years of ill health, according to US media reports. She was 80. Moore’s eponymous sitcom ran for seven seasons in the 1970s and was named by Time Magazine as one of 17 shows that “changed television.” She had been battling diabetes for years and underwent brain surgery in 2011. She was suffering from “a number of health problems” and died in hospital in Connecticut, celebrity news website TMZ and the Los Angeles Times reported.
Photos and text by Lloyd Fox
The Baltimore Sun hosted its eighth annual Mobbies awards on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at Diamondback Brewing Company’s tasting room in Baltimore and Steve Ruark photographed the event.