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Stories tagged: entertainment

Ryan Adams announces new album and wonders if you still love him

Ryan Adams posted to Instagram on Tuesday night announcing his upcoming album, “Prisoner,” to be released Feb. 17. He also shared the first track, “Do You Still Love Me?”

Judge refuses Brad Pitt’s request to seal custody filings

A judge on Wednesday rejected Brad Pitt’s request to seal details about custody arrangements in his divorce from Angelina Jolie Pitt.

He’s still our Boogie Man: KC and the Sunshine Band head to Northern Quest

At the height of the disco era, KC and the Sunshine Band were the biggest hit machines outside of the Bee Gees. Since returning to the stage in 1993, bandleader …

Zuill Bailey, artistic director of the Northwest Bach Festival, earns Grammy nomination

Northwest Bach Festival artistic director has a good day, with Grammy nod and Innovator acknowledgment.

Kid Rock rolls out line of pro-Trump merchandise

Weeks after a series of digitally altered photos went viral, Kid Rock is capitalizing on the phenomenon by unveiling a line of pro- (and profane) Donald Trump merchandise.

Guns N’ Roses keep tour alive and will bring it to the Gorge

Rock band will return to the Northwest over Labor Day weekend.

Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher welcome second child

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are parents for the second time.

Amazon Prime to offer HBO

Amazon is continuing its push into online streaming video by letting its Prime customers purchase monthly subscriptions to HBO and Cinemax right from their Amazon accounts.

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 3:06 p.m.

Kyle Gass Band’s rock entertains both comically, musically

Kyle Gass is best known as one half of Tenacious D, the comedy rock duo he formed with Jack Black in the mid-’90s. But Tenacious D is, because of Black’s …

NBC boss and TV hit-making titan Grant Tinker dies at age 90

Grant Tinker, who brought new polish to the TV world and beloved shows to the audience as both a producer and a network boss, has died. He was 90.

GoPro cutting 15 percent of workforce, shuts down entertainment unit

GoPro Inc., struggling to get traction with its new action-camera and drone, said it will eliminate about 15 percent of its workforce and shut down its entertainment division to reduce …

James Taylor announces summer 2017 tour of 4 baseball parks

Singer-songwriter James Taylor has announced a summer tour of four baseball parks, culminating in a date at Fenway Park, home of his beloved Boston Red Sox.

At 11, composer about to premiere first full opera

Alma Deutscher is a composer, virtuoso pianist and concert violinist who wrote her first sonata five years ago and whose first full opera will have its world premiere next month …

Amazon flooded with negative reviews of Megyn Kelly’s memoir

Amazon has suppressed a number of negative reviews of Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly’s new memoir.

Pumpkin-flinging TV special canceled after explosion, injury

The Science Channel has canceled its planned TV special on a Delaware pumpkin-launching competition after a woman was critically injured during the event earlier this month.

Medal of Freedom goes to 21 artists, athletes, others

President Barack Obama awarded the nation’s highest civilian honor to 21 groundbreaking actors, musicians, athletes and innovators who inspired him over the years and “helped make me who I am.”

Kanye West hospitalized in Los Angeles

Kanye West has been hospitalized in Los Angeles after abruptly canceling the last 21 dates of his national tour.

California’s pornography condom rejection has industry returning to L.A.

Southern California’s signature adult entertainment industry may return home after the defeat of a measure that would have mandated condoms on adult film sets statewide.

Around the remote: Gobble up the Macy’s Parade

Our day of gastronomical gluttony just wouldn’t be the same without the massive procession in Manhattan, with its fancy floats, cheerleaders, clowns, celebrities and humongous balloons. The holiday spectacle returns …

‘Hamilton’ member gives Pence earful; Trump: ‘Apologize!’

President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday demanded an apology from the “Hamilton” cast member who gave Mike Pence an onstage earful about equality.

Celebrity focus: Boxer Vinny Paz says Hollywood biopic made him cry

The 53-year-old retired boxing champion said Thursday the movie is so realistic that watching it revived painful memories of when a doctor had to remove a halo medical device from …

Judge awards damages of $36M in Bobbi Kristina death case

A judge in Atlanta on Thursday ordered Bobbi Kristina Brown’s partner, Nick Gordon, to pay $36 million in a wrongful death case, her estate’s lawyers said.

‘The Shining’ actress Shelley Duvall reveals mental illness

Actress Shelley Duvall has revealed her struggles with mental illness in an interview with “Dr. Phil.”

Morgan Freeman to receive AARP lifetime achievement award

Morgan Freeman is adding another lifetime achievement prize to his mantelpiece. AARP said Thursday the actor will receive its Movies for Grownups Career Achievement Award at a gala ceremony next …

Nobel no-show: Dylan not coming to Stockholm to get prize

Bob Dylan won’t be coming to Stockholm to pick up his 2016 Nobel Prize for literature at the Dec. 10 prize ceremony.

Bill Cosby’s sex-assault case won’t be tossed, judge rules

A judge on Wednesday denied Bill Cosby’s latest attempt to end his sexual assault case and rejected his request for competency testing of the 13 women who want to testify …

Prince’s estate sues Jay Z’s Roc Nation over Tidal streaming

Prince’s record company is suing Jay Z’s company for copyright infringement, saying it streamed Prince’s songs on the Tidal music service without permission after his death.

Kendall Jenner disappears from Instagram

The Kardashian clan might be getting serious about taking a step back from social media. Kendall Jenner’s Instagram account vanished over the weekend, but her 68 million followers on the …

Bill Cosby’s lawyer says entertainer expects to be cleared and resume his career

Bill Cosby expects to be cleared of a criminal sexual assault charge and restart his show business career.