Stories tagged: entertainment
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 2:51 p.m.
Mel Gibson, girlfriend welcome a son; it’s his ninth child
Girlfriend Rosalind Ross gave birth to the couple’s son, Lars Gerard Gibson, on Friday. Ross is a writer.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 10:36 a.m.
List of nominees for the 89th annual Academy Awards
List of nominees for the 89th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 5:23 p.m.
Oscars go gaga for ‘La La Land’ with record-tying 14 nods
Part-time Sandpoint resident Viggo Mortensen earns a nod for best actor for his work in “Captain Fantastic.”
Sun., Jan. 22, 2017
Around the remote: ‘Riverdale’ arrives with danger, dark secrets
This one could either be really fun – or a complete disaster. Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead and the whole comic book gang show up in this subversive live-action drama. But …
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 7:05 p.m.
Jane Lynch to play Janet Reno in new series about the Unabomber
Well, this is certainly an upgrade from Will Ferrell.
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 7 p.m.
Belafonte to celebrate 90th birthday with new project
Harry Belafonte is turning 90 in a few weeks, and he’s planning to use the milestone to release an album that will underscore part of his life’s work – fostering …
Wed., Jan. 18, 2017, 6:45 p.m.
Woody Harrelson goes live from London
Woody Harrelson plans to spend the early hours of Friday shooting a full-length film, called “Lost In London LIVE,” which will be broadcast as it happens in over 550 U.S. …
Wed., Jan. 18, 2017, 10:20 a.m.
Octavia Spencer named Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Oscar winner Octavia Spencer has been named Woman of the Year by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals. The award is handed out annually to people who have …
Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 3:53 p.m.
Fans celebrate Betty White on her 95th birthday
Betty White says the best thing about being 95 is that she’s still employed. The actress is celebrating her birthday Tuesday. She tells Yahoo’s Katie Couric that she’s “most grateful” …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 18, 2017, 6:34 p.m.
Def Leppard, Social Distortion, Phillip Phillips among shows in the Spokane/Coeur d’Alene area going on sale this weekend
Our weekly round-up of new shows going on sale in the Spokane/Coeur d’Alene region this weekend.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 3:38 p.m.
‘Aladdin’ star James Monroe Iglehart switches to ‘Hamilton’
James Monroe Iglehart, the star of “Aladdin” on Broadway, will join “Hamilton” in the dual roles of Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson starting in mid-April.
Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 8:49 a.m.
Katherine Heigl announces birth of baby boy, Joshua Bishop
A representative for actress Katherine Heigl tells People magazine the actress and husband Josh Kelley welcomed Joshua Bishop Kelley, Jr. on Dec. 20.
Sun., Jan. 15, 2017
Around the remote: Showtime’s ‘Homeland’ faces timely transition
A new president has just been elected and former CIA agent Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) is now working for a Brooklyn-based foundation that provides aid to Muslims living in the …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 9:32 a.m.
Q&A: Viggo Mortensen on ‘Captain Fantastic,’ acting with kids, and finding happiness in North Idaho
“Captain Fantastic” stars Mortensen as Ben Cash, who has been raising his six children off the grid in the woods of Washington. A family crisis forces his family to emerge …
Fri., Jan. 13, 2017
Looking ahead: Our weekly rundown of new shows on the horizon
Added this week: Adrian Legg, Davina and the Vagabonds, and Brian Regan
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 3:20 p.m.
Def Leppard to play Spokane Arena on June 7
The veteran English rock band were last in Spokane in September 2015. Tesla and Poison are on the bill.
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 9:16 a.m.
On sale: Kane Brown, Illenium, Pierce the Veil, the Wind + the Wave
Our weekly look at new shows to tempt your wallets.
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
Legend, Grande to record ‘Beauty and the Beast’ theme
The pair will sing the duet first sung by Angela Lansbury in the 1991 animated film and then recorded for the movie’s soundtrack by Celine Dion and Peabo Byson for …
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 5 p.m.
Sailing away: ‘Survivor’ contestant using his ‘life changing’ experience to pursue new dreams
Taylor Lee Stocker pursuing dreams after stint on “Survivor”
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
Coen brothers to make their first TV series
“Fargo,” the hit FX adaptation of their acclaimed movie doesn’t count as the filmmaking brothers aren’t involved in it.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 6 p.m.
‘Voice’ winner Sundance Head will do it to country songs with Blake Shelton
Sundance Head’s notoriety is relatively new. He was the most recent winner of NBC’s competition series “The Voice,” where Shelton was his mentor. The tour hits Spokane on Feb. 24.
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 11:56 a.m.
New Jersey university to host Bruce Springsteen’s archives
The Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music at Monmouth University will feature the Garden State-born rocker’s personal collection of written works, artifacts, photographs and other memorabilia from his …
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 10:41 a.m.
‘Hidden Figures’ soars past ‘Rogue One’ to top box office
With an ongoing taste for space, moviegoers propelled the NASA drama “Hidden Figures” past “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” at the box office.
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017
17 arrested over Kardashian West jewelry heist in Paris
French police arrested 17 people Monday in the October theft of more than $10 million worth of jewelry from Kim Kardashian West, who was tied up and locked in a …
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017, 3:24 p.m.
Cher, America Ferrera, Katy Perry and others set to headline the Women’s March on Washington
The “Artist Table” at the Women’s March on Washington will be chaired by America Ferrera, a staunch supporter of former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and will include entertainment heavyweights such …
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017, 2:46 p.m.
‘Twin Peaks’ sequel to debut May 21 with two-hour episode
Showtime’s “Twin Peaks” sequel will debut in May with a two-hour episode. Showtime Networks chief executive David Nevins said Monday that the series will be a total of 18 hours.
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017, 1:34 p.m.
Meryl Streep overrated? Donald Trump picks a decorated star
Meryl Streep, who took aim at President-elect Donald Trump in her speech while accepting the Globes lifetime achievement award on Sunday night, holds the record for the most Academy Award …
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017, 10:11 a.m.
Your guide to ‘The Night Manager,’ ‘Goliath’ and the other surprise Golden Globe winners
In one of the biggest surprises at this year’s Golden Globe ceremony, AMC’s miniseries “The Night Manager” won three awards. To be fair, the Globes are notorious for shockers like …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 3:45 p.m.
U2 to mark ‘Joshua Tree’ anniversary with tour that’s stopping in Seattle
Band will play the entire 1987 Grammy-winning album on its tour, which kicks off May 12 in Vancouver, B.C., and plays CenturyLink in Seattle on May 14.
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 3 p.m.
Ed Sheeran is ‘absolutely buzzing’ to be back
Ed Sheeran’s absence last year – following the huge success of his 2014 album, “x” – cleared a lane for the ascent of Shawn Mendes, an avowed Sheeran nut who …