Arrow-right Camera

Entertainment

Now: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 3:22 a.m. | Search

‘Gary from Chicago’ had been in prison two days before Oscar stunt

Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 11:15 a.m.

Mahershala Ali, right, takes a selfie with a tourist named Gary Coe while holding his award for best actor in a supporting role for "Moonlight" at the Oscars on Sunday, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Coe was released from prison on Friday, two days before the Oscars. (Chris Pizzello / Invision/AP)
Gary Coe – now known to the world as “Gary from Chicago” after he joined the Oscars telecast with a group of purported tourists – was released from prison just two days before appearing on the show. In fact, his release is so recent, he’s still listed as an inmate at a California prison.

FX to follow ‘Bette and Joan’ with ‘Feud: Charles and Diana’

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 9:39 a.m.

Jessica Lange, left, and Susan Sarandon co-star in the miniseires “Feud” starting Sunday on FX. While the first “Feud” centers on Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, won’t series creator Ryan Murphy already has a subject for the second series, for 2018: Prince Charles and Princess Diana. (Willy Sanjuan / Invision/AP)
Murphy, whose many successes include FX’s long-running anthology “American Horror Story” and last season’s hit miniseries “The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” will launch the 8-episode “Feud: Bette and Joan” on Sunday.

‘I am alive and well’: Oscar night’s overlooked foul-up

Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 9:30 a.m.

Australian producer Jan Chapman attends tells Variety that she is "alive and well" despite her photos inclusion in the In Memoriam tribute at the Oscars on Sunday. (Francois Mori / AP file)
The confusion appears to stem from a 2010 photo of Jan Chapman accepting an Australian award, which is sold for reproduction with a caption misidentifying her as Janet Patterson. A close-up of same photo appears to have been used in the Oscars montage, despite Chapman’s warnings.

‘Moonlight’ eclipses ‘La La Land’ for best picture at Academy Awards

Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 11:07 p.m.

Barry Jenkins, foreground left, and the “Moonlight” cast accept the award for best picture  at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The award mistakenly was given to “La La Land” moments earlier. (Chris Pizzello / Chris Pizzello
/Invision/AP)
Oscar winner, take two. Barry Jenkins’ “Moonlight” – not, as it turned out, “La La Land” – won best picture at the Academy Awards in a historic Oscar upset and an unprecedented fiasco that saw one winner swapped for another while the “La La Land” producers were in mid-speech.

Spokane Symphony electrifies crowd with Ravel

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 4:40 p.m.

Spokane Symphony. (COURTESY OF THE SPOKANE SYMPHONY / COURTESY OF THE SPOKANE SYMPHONY)
No concerts of the current season of the Spokane Symphony have displayed the power of the orchestra so brilliantly as those that took place this weekend in the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox. The program was intended to observe the 80th anniversary of the death of French composer, Maurice Ravel (1875-1937), to set his music in the context of his time, and to illustrate how his influence has continued into ours.

Around the remote: Kimmel takes on Oscars gig

Sun., Feb. 26, 2017

In this March 8, 2015, file photo, Jimmy Kimmel arrives at the 32nd Annual Paleyfest: "Scandal" held at The Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Kimmel, who has twice hosted the Emmy Awards, will make his Oscars debut on Sunday. (Richard Shotwell / Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Jimmy Kimmel takes his first crack at hosting Hollywood’s biggest bash and we wouldn’t be at all surprised if politics is among the prime topics of conversation.

Page 1 of 434 pages | Search

Blogs



Remembering “The Princess Bride” at 30

What would be the best way to note the 30th anniversary of "The Princess Bride"? Say "Inconceivable!" at every opportunity? Refer to any rise in the topography as the "Cliffs ...


Europe Tour 2017: Chapter 15

A three-month travel adventure that took me to 15 countries and nearly 30 cities ended safely Tuesday night at Spokane International Airport. I've had a wonderful summer, but I am ...