September 25th, 2018

Entertainment News

The Latest: Prosecutor wants 5 to 10 years for Cosby

By The Associated Press on September 24th, 2018

NORRISTOWN, Pa. – The Latest on Bill Cosby’s sentencing hearing (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Prosecutors are asking a judge to sentence Bill Cosby to five to 10 years in prison for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home. Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele said in court Monday that the ... Read More »

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New York Review of Books admits to ‘failures’ in handling of Ghomeshi essay

By The Canadian Press on September 24th, 2018

NEW YORK – The New York Review of Books is acknowledging its “failures in the presentation and editing” a much-maligned essay by disgraced former CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi. A statement released by the esteemed outlet says Ghomeshi’s piece, “Reflections from a Hashtag,” was shown to only one male editor and that most members of ... Read More »

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Box office top 20: ‘The House With a Clock’ is no. 1

By The Associated Press on September 24th, 2018

NEW YORK – A trio of wide-releases sputtered while the gothic family fantasy “The House With a Clock in Its Walls,” starring Jack Black and Cate Blanchett, ticked its way to a weekend-best $26.6 million in ticket sales, according to final box-office figures Monday. The Universal Pictures release, produced by Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment, exceeded ... Read More »

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Dior and Gucci theatrically kick off Paris Fashion Week

By Thomas Adamson, The Associated Press on September 24th, 2018

PARIS – Dance and theatricality were at the heart of Paris Fashion Week’s first day of spring shows, as American stars Blake Lively and Shailene Woodley gushed over Dior’s balletic presentation at the famed Longchamps racecourse. While, Gucci held its evening spectacle at France’s answer to Studio 54, the iconic Le Palace – once the ... Read More »

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Mexico won’t kick out Spanish-born pop singer Belinda

By The Associated Press on September 24th, 2018

MEXICO CITY – Spanish-born pop singer Belinda won’t be kicked out of Mexico for getting involved in politics. Last week a court ruled Belinda apparently violated Article 33 of the constitution, which says “foreigners may not in any way become involved in the political affairs of the country.” The executive branch can expel foreigners for ... Read More »

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Director says Temptations musical explores timely themes of sacrifice, strength

By David Friend, The Canadian Press on September 24th, 2018

TORONTO – The Canadian makers of a new Temptations musical say they’re frequently reminded of how pertinent its story of racial divide remains in the current political climate. “Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations,” part of the Mirvish Productions 2018-19 season, is a jukebox musical on the surface. But Toronto-raised ... Read More »

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The Latest: Cosby lawyer argues to keep him out of prison

By The Associated Press on September 24th, 2018

NORRISTOWN, Pa. – The Latest on Bill Cosby’s sentencing hearing (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Bill Cosby’s lawyer says the 81-year-old comedian is a poor candidate for prison because he’s old, legally blind and dependent on others. Defence lawyer Joseph Green argued at Cosby’s sentencing hearing Monday that Cosby would be at risk behind bars. ... Read More »

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The Latest: Cosby accuser wants ‘justice as court sees fit’

By The Associated Press on September 24th, 2018

NORRISTOWN, Pa. – The Latest on Bill Cosby’s sentencing hearing (all times local): 3:10 p.m. The woman Bill Cosby was convicted of drugging and molesting says she wants “justice as the court sees fit.” Andrea Constand testified Monday at Cosby’s sentencing hearing outside Philadelphia. She was on the witness stand for just two minutes but ... Read More »

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Rockers Blondie to play Cuba on four-day cultural exchange

By The Associated Press on September 24th, 2018

Blondie will be playing two nights in Cuba next March as part of a four-day cultural exchange program, and fans can come along. The iconic rock group announced Monday that they will play two concerts during their March 14-18 visit in Havana, which will also feature Cuban musicians Alain Perez, David Torrens and Sintesis. The ... Read More »

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Celine Dion to end Las Vegas concert residency next year

By The Associated Press on September 24th, 2018

LAS VEGAS – Celine Dion has announced she will end her Las Vegas residency next year. The singer announced on social media Monday that she will leave Caesars Palace in June 2019. Dion says the decision brings mixed emotions as the Colosseum venue has been a big part of her life for the past 20 ... Read More »

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