Stories tagged: entertainment
Thu., April 21, 2016, 10:44 a.m.
Life of former WWE star Chyna marked by success, struggles
Chyna, the tall, muscle-bound, raven-haired pro-wrestler who rocketed to popularity in the 1990s after taking on both women and men in the ring and later revealed her struggles with addiction …
Thu., April 21, 2016, 10 a.m.
Eagles’ Joe Walsh: I’m dropping out of GOP convention show
Eagles keyboardist and guitarist Joe Walsh says he’s pulling out of a Cleveland summer concert he thought would be a nonpartisan event for veterans’ families because it’s actually a launch …
Thu., April 21, 2016, 5:57 a.m.
Miss USA pageant wants public’s help finding a contestant
If you haven’t been picked for Miss USA this year, don’t throw away your swimsuit. The beauty contest is turning to the public to find a wild-card contestant.
Wed., April 20, 2016, 7 p.m.
Amy Schumer is on top of the comedy world
Amy Schumer isn’t just a star. She’s a blindingly bright nova streaking through every pop-culture subset out there – TV, movies, publishing, social media and now, a return to stand-up …
Wed., April 20, 2016, 6:32 p.m.
Comcast customers won’t need cable box with upcoming apps
Comcast says later this year you won’t need a cable box to watch cable as the company follows its rivals in offering TV-watching apps.
Wed., April 20, 2016, 5:52 p.m.
Gwen Stefani-Gavin Rossdale divorce finalized
A judge has finalized Gwen Stefani’s divorce from rocker Gavin Rossdale.
Tue., April 19, 2016, 11:34 a.m.
Empire strikes back: Princes William, Harry visit ‘Star Wars’ set
Prince William and Prince Harry have battled with lightsabers and hugged a Wookie on the set of the next “Star Wars” movie.
Mon., April 18, 2016, 11:47 a.m.
Boston cancels 3 concerts over North Carolina LGBT law
The rock group Boston is the latest act to cancel concerts in North Carolina because of the state’s new law on LGBT rights.
Mon., April 18, 2016, 10:24 a.m.
Amazon takes on Netflix with stand-alone video streaming
Amazon is taking on Netflix and Hulu with a stand-alone video streaming service.
Mon., April 18, 2016, 10:09 a.m.
Kanye West, Tidal sued over new album
A Kanye West fan on Monday sued the rapper and the streaming service Tidal claiming they duped users into subscriptions based on the promise of being the exclusive outlet for …
Sun., April 17, 2016
Margot Robbie explains why Harley Quinn is the most manipulative member of the ‘Suicide Squad’
Perhaps one of the most hotly fan-anticipated characters in the DC cinematic universe is Warner Bros.’ adaptation of comic book baddie Harley Quinn. And now “Suicide Squad’s” Margot Robbie will …
Sat., April 16, 2016, noon
WV High grad finds role in ‘Containment’
Imagine “Fear the Walking Dead” without zombies and you have some notion of what to expect from The CW’s “Containment”, a thriller about a spreading virus in Atlanta that features …
Fri., April 15, 2016, 7 p.m.
Independent sellers in Spokane seek to court new and old vinyl fans on ‘Record Store Day’
With vinyl record sales seeing 12 straight years of growth, independent record store owners in Spokane are hoping to attract both the seasoned fan and the young initiate on the …
Fri., April 15, 2016, 7 p.m.
Nathan Weinbender’s picks for ‘Record Store Day’
Nathan Weinbender spotlights a few of the limited releases available at Record Store Day you might be interested in picking up.
Thu., April 14, 2016, noon
On sale: KISS, Duran Duran, Dolly Parton tickets available Friday
Tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Friday
Thu., April 14, 2016, 10:08 a.m.
Singer Kelly Clarkson gives birth to a boy
Pop singer Kelly Clarkson has announced the birth of her second child, a boy named Remington Alexander Blackstock.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 7 p.m.
Haggard’s life is certainly biopic-worthy
The death of Merle Haggard last week marked the end of an era, or at least a piece of an era. At a moment when singers were beginning to use …
Wed., April 13, 2016, 2:09 p.m.
Austrian police mistakenly use photo of U.S. actor in search
Red-faced Austrian police are acknowledging that they published a photo of U.S. actor and TV producer Peter Marc Jacobson by mistake in their search for a suspected fraudster.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 1:24 p.m.
Bill Cosby asks court to reseal deposition testimony
Bill Cosby’s lawyers urged an appeals court Wednesday to reseal the comedian’s lurid, decade-old testimony about his womanizing, but the panel of judges seemed to think the request was pointless, …
Wed., April 13, 2016, 12:39 p.m.
Judge ends CeeLo Green’s supervised probation in drug case
A judge has removed CeeLo Green from supervised probation in a felony drug case that involved him giving a woman ecstasy during a 2012 dinner.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 12:09 p.m.
Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival artistic director says he’s out of that job
The artistic director of the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival at the University of Idaho says he is out of that job.
Tue., April 12, 2016, 9:19 a.m.
Music producer David Gest dies in London at 62
David Gest, a music producer, reality TV star and former husband of Liza Minnelli, was found dead Tuesday at a London hotel. He was 62.
Tue., April 12, 2016, 9:03 a.m.
Jazz fest’s financial chief fired
The University of Idaho has fired the executive director of its flagship music event, the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival.
Mon., April 11, 2016, 9:23 a.m.
Dolly Parton to play Sept. 22 outdoor summer concert in Spokane; Duran Duran to play Sept. 2
Dolly Parton will play an outdoor summer show Sept. 22 as part of Northern Quest Casino’s concert series. Duran Duran also has been added to the lineup.
Thu., April 7, 2016, 7:45 p.m.
Anne Hathaway gives birth to son
Anne Hathaway is a first-time mother.
Thu., April 7, 2016, 2 p.m.
Movie review: ‘Hardcore Henry’ is first movie completely shot on Go-Pro
“Hardcore Henry” is a front-row type of film. It should be seen and experienced in a theater. However, no matter where you sit or how you see it, you will …
Thu., April 7, 2016, 10 a.m.
Movie review: Cast shines in way-out-there sci-fi thriller ‘Midnight Special’
They ride by night on back roads through the South in “Midnight Special,” two grim-faced men in the front seat of a battered old car. Men with guns, watching warily. …
Wed., April 6, 2016, 5:23 p.m.
Kardashian talk show ending after 14 episodes
The bar is closing at “Kocktails with Khloe.” The FYI network said Wednesday that Khloe Kardashian’s talk show, designed to approximate a dinner party at her home, is ending in …
Wed., April 6, 2016, 2:51 p.m.
LAPD investigating alleged threats made by Charlie Sheen
Los Angeles police are conducting a criminal investigation into alleged threats made by actor Charlie Sheen, authorities said.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 2:49 p.m.
Judge throws out Kesha’s sexual abuse claims vs. producer
A New York judge has thrown out pop star Kesha’s hate-crime and human-rights claims that producer Dr. Luke drugged, sexually abused and emotionally tormented her.