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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. …


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 …


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

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

‘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.


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.


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

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 …


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

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.


On sale: Kane Brown, Illenium, Pierce the Veil, the Wind + the Wave

Our weekly look at new shows to tempt your wallets.


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 …


Sailing away: ‘Survivor’ contestant using his ‘life changing’ experience to pursue new dreams

Taylor Lee Stocker pursuing dreams after stint on “Survivor”


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

‘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.


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 …


‘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.


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 …


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 …


‘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.


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 …


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

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.


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 …


Golden Globes preview: Out with the snark, in with the Hollywood hokum

Other than a level of obsequiousness unseen in the last seven years with hosts Gervais and the beloved tag team of Tina Fey and Amy Poehler (who once joked that …


Jimmy Buffett show to stop in New Orleans, Houston, Chicago

The Jimmy Buffett musical making its world premiere this year in California will make stops in New Orleans, Houston and Chicago before docking on Broadway.


Another No. 1 for Prince: He sells more records than any other artist in 2016

Nielsen Music reports that while Adele’s “25” sold the most copies both physically and digitally in 2016, and Drake’s “Views” was the most “consumed” album - which includes streaming - …


State incentives for film production, used by Spokane-based ‘Z Nation,’ are set to expire

An incentive program credited for bringing “Z Nation” to Spokane is set to expire in June, and local leaders are asking lawmakers to extend it for the second time.


Joshua Henry leads ‘Hamilton’ national tour in San Francisco

Tony Award-nominee Joshua Henry, who has been playing Aaron Burr in the Chicago production of “Hamilton,” will take his character on the road in the show’s first national tour.


Stars arrive at Reynolds, Fisher houses for reported funeral

A procession of stars arrived at the next door homes of Debbie Reynolds and her daughter Carrie Fisher on a gloomy Thursday afternoon amid reports that a private memorial was …