Here are some celebrities celebrating a birthday this week.
Actor Owen Wilson turns 50 on Nov. 18.
Actor Owen Wilson speaks during a news conference before the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. Wilson is the grand marshall of the race. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
Nov. 18: Actress Brenda Vaccaro is 79. Actress Linda Evans is 76. Actress Susan Sullivan is 76. Country singer Jacky Ward is 72. Actor Jameson Parker is 71. Act..
Thousands of firefighters in California are battling deadly wildfires in northern and southern parts of the state. So far 56 people in the state have died as a result of the fires. Many more have lost their homes. The wildfires in Southern California have been sweeping through many affluent communities near Los Angeles. Some residents are now returning home. Among them, celebrities are who posting their thoughts and experiences on social media. VOA's Elizabeth Lee reports from Los Angeles.
The remnants of a home destroyed in the Woolsey fire are seen along Mulholland Highway in the hills above Malibu, California
As wildfires rage these days in southern California, burning glitzy towns like Malibu, the roster of evacuees reads like the guest list at the Oscars.
These celebrities have taken abundantly to social media to post photos or videos of themselves being safe and sound (Kim Kardashian) or looking at what's left of their gutted home (Gerard Butler).
They have als..
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Listening to pretty much any Steely Dan song can best be described as swaddling into a virtuosic sonic cocoon, welcoming a dozen-plus instrumentalists to take you on an unforgettable journey of rock bliss. “Time Out of Mind” for when you want to boogie down. “Deacon Blues” for when you’re feeling sentimental. “Josie” for further boogying. Unsurprisingly, to get perfection you must demand perfection, and frontmen Donald Fagen and Walter Becker’s commitment to audiophile paradise wasn’t lost on the carousel of studio musicians who were recruited to w..
ArtsATL calendar editor Lauren Leathers’ weekly roundup of arts events happening around the city.
ART + DESIGNMasters in Print opens November 15. (Courtesy of September Gray Fine Art Gallery)Artist talk: Ken West, The Beauty of Everyday Thangs. The artist will speak on the exhibition of documentary photographs that seeks to illustrate the natural beauty and power of normalcy. See below in “ongoing” for additional information on the exhibit. November 15 at 7 p.m. Gallery 72.
Masters in Print: Faith Ringgold & David C. Driskell w/Master Printer ..
LEHI — When Randy Blackburn approached Mindy Nelsen about working on the Lehi High School theater sets, she brushed off the offer, thinking he was just a well-intentioned parent who would take too much time to train.
But when she got in a pinch working on the school’s 2009 “Children of Eden” production, the drama teacher and director reconsidered.
“I was thinking I could do it all,” Nelsen recalled. “He finally said, ‘Just let me help you.’”
Qiling Wang, Deseret News
Randy Blackburn watch..
Monday, November 12, 2018 8:33 a.m. CST
By Diane Bartz
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. movie theater chains fear that a Justice Department review of little-known mid-century rules may result in studios getting free rein to force them to show unpopular movies in exchange for getting blockbuster releases, threatening their profits.
Before the rules went into effect, studios commonly sold multiple films to theaters as a package. The U.S. Supreme Court in 1948 ruled against the practice, called "blo..
Humor is, as someone once said, a reminder that no matter how high the throne one sits on, one sits on one's bottom. And that would be a perfect way to describe Mike Birbiglia's solo show "The New One." Getting right down to the bottom of things - literally and figuratively - is Birbiglia's great talent.
Solo shows are always a challenge, particularly on Broadway. Audiences used to seeing splashy extravaganzas expect a lot of bang for the big bucks they have to shell out. But a go..
Ralph J. Bellantoni
Published 10:41 AM EST Nov 9, 2018
For the past 15 years, Jim's of Lambertville Fine Art Gallery has reigned among the foremost resources for aficionados of paintings by Edward Redfield, Daniel Garber, Fern Coppedge, Kenneth Nanamaker, William Langson Lathrop, Mary Elizabeth Price, and other Pennsylvania Impressionists.
Proprietor Jim Alterman's annual "Thrilla in Lambertvilla" event, in which he unveils all his new inventory gathered during the past 12 months, regularly raises a global stir a..
This fall, Princeton’s School of Architecture, in collaboration with Trenton Central High School, launched Princeton ArcPrep, a program introducing Trenton high school students to the discipline of architecture through an immersive, semester-long course.
The program covers architecture, urbanism and integrated design studio practices. Unlike other architecture high school programs, ArcPrep’s studio instruction is not an extracurricular activity; it is embedded within the high school curriculum a..
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