Village Theatre’s new musical “A Proper Place” — about a butler who takes charge — is smoothly directed and has an appealing cast, but misses a chance to update the 1902 social mores it’s based upon,
In anticipation of the seventh season of "Game of Thrones" this summer, HBO has released the first official teaser. Titled "Long Walk," the 90-second video features Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey), Dae
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The six Chicago-area singles who get legally married the moment they meet on "Married at First Sight" were revealed Thursday. The Chicago edition of the series, set to premiere April 20 on the Lifetim
Since she first stepped onto the set of "Wheel of Fortune" in 1982, young and clad in a purple gown, Vanna White was an American institution. Five years into White's career, though, America gasped whe
MANILA, Philippines - As if to kickstart the summer, Shawn Mendes brought the heat onstage for his first Philippine performance at the MOA Arena last March 1
Some of the best animated films have been inspired by fairy tales, ancient Greek fables or mythology. Now comes one clearly inspired by, of all people, David Mamet.
"The Mindy Project" actor Adam Pally was charged with misdemeanor drug possession after reportedly being caught with marijuana and cocaine in New York.
"Tell Them We Are Rising" has its Michigan premiere at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the DIA as part of the Freep Film Festival             
Last year the short, compact, shrewdly curated documentary festival known as DOC10 made its debut at the Music Box Theatre, sponsored by the Chicago Media Project and programmed by Chicago Internation
Janet Hubert, who played the original Aunt Viv on "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," called out Alfonso Ribeiro after he reunited with Will Smith and other co-stars.
Batman actor Ben Affleck promoted "Justice League" with Henry Cavill and Jason Momoa at CinemaCon after announcing he sought treatment for alcohol addiction.
“Dog Nation,” Cesar Millan’s newest show for Nat Geo Wild, is formatted as a road trip across the country and Friday’s episode brings Millan & Co. to Chicago. They were in town filming the episode las
No longer just the home of cyborgs and ships, space operas are exploring a lot of new frontiers. The post Space Opera Fiction Isn't Just Back. It's Better Than Ever appeared first on WIRED.
Recent biographies of Zora Neale Hurston, Angela Carter and George Harriman, among others, prove once again that truth can be stranger than fiction, writes Mary Ann Gwinn.
BUFFY Summers and her old pals from Sunnydale High reunited to celebrate the 20th birthday of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The gang appears on the cover of the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly magazi
PIOLO Pascual was in his usual bubbly and smiling self when he met the entertainment media group last Friday. He was with leading lady Yen Santos to promote their movie Northern Lights. Yen admitted t
Abby Lee Miller responded to reports that "Dancing with the Stars" pro Cheryl Burke will replace her on "Dance Moms" after quitting the Lifetime series.
Actress Priyanka Chopra, who will be seen sharing screen space with Hollywood star Zac Efron in ‘Baywatch’, has said that the actor’s well-toned body portrayed in the trailer is real. The Bollywood di
Also on the way: 'Tosca,' 'The Marriage of Figaro' and a new work about Negro League baseball star Josh Gibson             
LONDON (Reuters) - American pop singer Katy Perry will join the likes of Ed Sheeran, Radiohead and the Foo Fighters to perform at this year's Glastonbury festival, a huge green-field music event held
The Hulu series doesn’t just visit the brothel, it lives there among the women of London’s 18th century sex trade. It’s their perspective that drives the narrative, not their customers’.
Chicago-area native Sherri Shepherd said she mastered shorthand as a legal secretary in Beverly Hills and could type more than 100 words per minute. But on the new NBC mockumentary series "Trial and E
Chandra Wilson tells "GMA" her daughter, Sarina, now 23, suffered mysterious symptoms for nearly one year before finally being diagnosed with cyclic vomiting syndrome.
Disney’s animated phenomenon, “Frozen,” may not have been a heartwarming tale of sisterly love if its creators stuck to the film’s original planned ending.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is putting new protocols in place to prevent a mistake like last month's best picture flub from ever happening at the Oscars again.
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Warner Bros presented "Wonder Woman", "Blade Runner 2049" and other upcoming films at CinemaCon, a four-day movie convention held in Las Vegas.
Glaiza Jarloc IZA Calzado expressed her disappointment after her movie "Bliss" was barred from being shown in local cinemas. The Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) decided th
The 38-year-old TV personality is campaigning to have online abuse outlawed and after a petition about the issue passed the 100,000 signature mark, the topic will now be considered for debate in the H
MEZIERES, Switzerland (Reuters) - Usher, Lauryn Hill, Macy Gray and Erykah Badu are booked to perform at the Montreux Jazz Festival during its 51st edition, organizers said on Thursday.
The Open Air Factory of Paphos 2017 will continue to give us original events that use alternative spaces during the year. For their next project, entitled Spatial Counterpoint, the organisers are see
Quirky and with an outstanding sense of character, Ilektrika Idi (which means electrical items in Greek) is centrally located and the ideal place for a relaxing drink. Deeming itself a ‘kafeneio’, it
"Tell Them We Are Rising" has its Michigan premiere at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the DIA as part of the Freep Film Festival             
MANILA, Philippines — Horror thriller “IT,” based on the hugely popular Stephen King novel of the same name, released its official teaser trailer on Thursday
TONI Gonzaga admitted she experienced postpartum depression during the first few months after giving birth to her son, Seve. The television host shared that it was not a pleasant phase after pregnancy
The ‘Careless Whisper’ hitmaker finally got the send off he deserved after he tragically passed away on Christmas Day (25.12.16) from natural causes at the age of 53, and his family have now released
Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes brought their "Jay and Silent Bob Get Old" podcast to Detroit for Freep Film Fest pre-party.             
The 42-year-old fashion designer – who is best known as one of the Spice Girls – has returned to her musical roots, becoming the latest celebrity to share a car journey with popular TV ho
In light of the international Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV), local LGBTI rights organisation Accept in collaboration with the European University will screen the 1999 film Boys Don’t Cry tomor
The band looked back Wednesday on 30-plus years of shared history as the downtown arena prepares to close its doors             
The band looked back Wednesday on 30-plus years of shared history as the downtown arena prepares to close its doors             
The legendary musician Bob Dylan will be honoured with Nobel Prize for Literature in Stockholm this weekend and, the good news is that the music baron will finally accept his much-deserved award. The
His love for music changed the culture at the Palace at Auburn Hills. How Shannon Sailes became the 'dancing usher'             
Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Lutheran Singers, and Michigan Philharmonic are among classical events.             
Freep Film Festival screens "Field Guide to Sponsored Films," which collects rare corporate and institutional movies.             
Stagecrafters stages ‘Red Velvet Cake War’; ‘Hello, Dolly!’ at Village Theatre at Cherry Hill             
Also opening March 31: 'The Blackcoat's Daughter,' 'The Boss Baby,' 'Ghost in the Shell' and 'Song to Song'             
The email from her sister said "Read Now!" so Veronica Spencer sat right down to open it. Maybe it was about the soon-to-be released Oprah Winfrey/HBO movie about Spencer's great-grandmother Henrietta
Celebration of coiffures marks it 32nd year Sunday with ‘Exotic Hair Night’ at Ford Community and Performing Arts Center             
Despite its accountant's infamous Oscar flub, PricewaterhouseCoopers will still run balloting for the Academy Awards, the group's president said Wednesday.
Drama about a Bernie Madoff-like manipulator is hampered by problems involving tone and believability             
Production from London theater troupe Complicite poses questions about other cultures and the notion of civilization             
THE Strathmore Gardens Children’s Home in Spanish Town got a musical lift last month with a visit from several artistes who performed for wards and donated items to administrators. Marlon Wrigh
JAMAICA Youth Theatre (JYT) is the local representative to this year’s staging of the Aberdeen International Youth Festival in Scotland, scheduled for July 28 to August 5. Aston Cooke, JYT faci
Exposition Jamaica Jamaica, a four-month exhibition on Jamaican music, opens next Tuesday at Philharmonie de Paris in France. The multi-dimensional event, which showcases pieces owned by the Jamaican
Ruach Ru gets personal on Playa Man, her new song for the Tide Jam label. It’s about men who love to play the field. The St Andrew-born singer said the song, released early this month, address
Artist and his band, the Rainbow Seekers, are releasing their 4th full-length this weekend at the Blind Pig             
Movie follows dancers who starred on Material Girl's Blond Ambition tour. It makes Mich. premiere at Freep Film Fest.             
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