Stories tagged: michael jackson
Sat., Jan. 4, 2020
A business pitchman who claimed to have deals with the father of Michael Jackson and came to Spokane in 2007 with promises of turning the Lilac City into a DVD-making …
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019
Michael Jackson’s estate paid tribute to his artistry and charity Tuesday as fans began gathering to celebrate his memory on the 10th anniversary of the King of Pop’s death.
Sun., June 23, 2019
As the 10th anniversary of Michael Jackson’s death approaches, the singer’s music and memorabilia have an enduring popularity in spite of new molestation allegations in documentary.
UPDATED: Mon., March 4, 2019
When Michael Jackson died in 2009, the singer had hit a low point, dogged by personal scandals and diminishing star power that paled in comparison to the rarefied heights he …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019
The price keeps plummeting for Michael Jackson’s famed Neverland Ranch. After listing for $100 million in 2015, the late pop star’s former playground is back on the market for $31 …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018
Feelings about the Eagles divide Spokane more sharply than politics or opinions about bicyclists.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 20, 2018
The Eagles’ greatest hits album has moonwalked past Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” to become history’s best-selling album of all-time.
UPDATED: Sat., July 7, 2018
Elvis Presley’s Rolls Royce, the suits the Beatles wore on their first tour of America, Bruce Springsteen’s sleeveless faded denim jacket and colorful headband, and Michael Jackson’s famous glove are …
Wed., July 4, 2018
Michael Jackson’s daughter Paris Jackson has been granted a temporary restraining order against a man she says has been stalking her.
Tue., June 19, 2018
A musical about the King of Pop is moonwalking its way to Broadway.
Mon., June 18, 2018
An elephant that once lived at Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch briefly escaped its enclosure at a Florida zoo.
Sun., March 4, 2018
An electric train set, custom-made in Germany, that pop star Michael Jackson originally purchased for his children to ride is coming up for auction.
Sat., Jan. 13, 2018
Julia Louis-Dreyfus has marked the end of chemotherapy by posting an Instagram video of her grown sons lip-syncing to Michael Jackson’s “Beat It.”
Thu., Nov. 2, 2017
Michael Jackson’s son Prince was involved in a traffic accident Thursday that left him briefly hospitalized, according to his rep.
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017
The story unfolds in a familiar Halloween setting: a haunted mansion. A couple of teens, Vincent and Victoria, are by chance drawn into this mysterious manor on Halloween night. There …
Mon., Sept. 4, 2017
Director John Landis says he is still upset by Michael Jackson’s death, but a Venice Film Festival screening dedicated to “Thriller” is a chance to celebrate the musician’s life.
Mon., Aug. 21, 2017
Bill Cosby has hired Michael Jackson’s former lawyer to represent him at his November retrial on sexual assault charges in Pennsylvania.
Fri., Jan. 13, 2017
It’s quite possible that no one would have heard of the show “Urban Myths” if the Sky Arts network’s series hadn’t cast white actor Joseph Fiennes to play Michael Jackson. …
Tue., June 21, 2016
Michael Jackson’s activities at Neverland Ranch are back in the news this week amid the disclosure of documents suggesting the King of Pop kept a stash of pornography there.
Sat., June 11, 2016
One doctor delivered test results to Prince’s home. Another sent his son, who wasn’t a physician, on a cross-country flight to bring medication to the music star. It’s not clear …
Sun., June 28, 2015
A team of Northwestern University graduates lost their final game on Saturday so had to fight their way through eight grueling games under punishing conditions Sunday to defeat the defending …
Tue., Jan. 13, 2015
The man who once promised Spokane’s business leaders and elected officials he’d build a bustling Blu-ray factory downtown pleaded not guilty Monday to a 16-count federal fraud indictment. Clad in …
Thu., July 24, 2014
Sarah Palin is facing a $154 ticket for speeding in her hometown of Wasilla. The former Alaska governor was pulled over July 16 and cited for driving between 10 and …
Fri., Nov. 8, 2013
A California DVD mogul who promised to build a high-tech production facility in downtown Spokane, drawing the endorsements and support of local business and political leaders, is being investigated by …
Fri., July 19, 2013
When Kenny Wizz was a teenage break- dancer in the summer of 1984, the Olympics came to his hometown of Los Angeles. “The whole world was basically in LA,” he …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2011
The doctor convicted in the overdose death of Michael Jackson was sentenced to the maximum four years behind bars today by a judge who denounced him as a reckless physician …
Sun., Nov. 6, 2011
Being “immortal” was not in the cards for Michael Jackson. Yet that didn’t deter Cirque du Soleil from bringing Jackson back to life, in the same way it revived Elvis …
Sun., Oct. 23, 2011
Let the wild rumpus begin. A national traveling exhibition, “In a Nutshell: The Worlds of Maurice Sendak,” arrives at Eastern Washington University on Thursday.
Sun., Oct. 9, 2011
A 24-year-old singer from Chewelah found himself firmly in the Top Ten of the national R&B/Soul charts this week. Allen Stone released his self-titled sophomore album on Tuesday. By Thursday, …
Sun., Sept. 25, 2011
The soon-to-be- released “Norman” is a Spokane rarity – a locally filmed movie getting outstanding reviews and major film festival awards. “Norman” is a coming-of-age story about a high school …