Shakespeare comes to forefront in number of productions –

February 19, 2018 wpanews 0

Ian Mairs is a big fan of the eclectic vibe of downtown Brunswick.New Jersey The director of the Apex Theatre Studio Inc., based in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., has many reasons for liking the area, not the least of which is a personal connection to the city. He is well acquainted with Brunswick’s first lady of theatre, Heather Heath, who serves as executive director of Golden Isles Arts and Humanities, […] READ MORE

Activists crash BAFTAs in protest of British domestic violence bill | Fox News

February 19, 2018 wpanews 0

Female activists backing the Time’s Up” movement took to the 71st British Academy Film Awards’ red carpet Sunday night to call on the British government to change its domestic violence policies. “Sisters Uncut,” donning t-shirts that read “Time’s Up Theresa,” crashed the event at Royal Albert Hall in London in an effort to draw attention to the prime minister’s policies on domestic violence — which the group calls a “dangerous distraction,” […] READ MORE

Rescue dog show salutes best underbite and ‘wiggle butt’

February 17, 2018 wpanews 0

2018 American Rescue Dog Show Monday, 8 p.m., Hallmark Channel The mutts of the “2018 American Rescue Dog Show” may not have the panache of a Westminster Kennel Club winner, but they do have unheralded talent. The Hallmark Channel competition features celebrity judges who rate the canines — most already have homes, but several are available for adoption — in quirky categories such as “Best Couch Potato,” “Best in Snoring,” “Best in […] READ MORE

Justin Bieber grabs an iced coffee in Los Angeles | Daily Mail Online

February 17, 2018 wpanews 0

The 23-year-old was spotted alone as he sipped his iced coffee in Brentwood, California, on Thursday. He spent his Valentine’s Day with girlfriend Selena Gomez. And on Thursday, Justin Bieber was spotted alone as he sipped his iced coffee in Brentwood, California. The 23-year-old appeared relaxed while dressed in his signature casual street wear. Read more: Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook Source: Justin Bieber grabs an iced coffee in Los Angeles | Daily […] READ MORE

Marty Allen Dead: Comedian Was 95 – Variety

February 14, 2018 wpanews 0

Marty Allen died from complications due to pneumonia. Allen, the bug-eyed comic who formed one half of the hit comedic duo Allen & Rossi, died Monday night in Las Vegas at age 95. The Associated Press confirmed the news via his spokeswoman Candi Cazau, who said that he died from complications from pneumonia with his performing partner of 30 years and wife Karon Kate Blackwell at his side. Allen was well-known for his […] READ MORE

Vic Damone, Golden Age Crooner, Dead At 89

February 13, 2018 wpanews 0

  Vic Damone, a singer who rose to fame along the tail end of the post-war era embodied by The Rat Pack, died yesterday at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Fla., according to a statement from his family. He was 89. A first-generation Italian-American, Damone grew up closely studying the work of another similarly situated artist, Frank Sinatra, who would later become a cherished friend. “Without Frank there […] READ MORE

Do You Hate the Snapchat redesign? Read More –Betanews

February 11, 2018 wpanews 13

Change is great, but it not always well-received. Take the latest redesign of Snapchat, for instance — the outpouring of hatred for the new look has been incredible. Users are pleading Snapchat to revert to the old design, complaining that the algorithm-powered interface makes things impossible to find. Of course, the company is extremely unlikely to change back to the old look, but if you’re an iPhone user, there are […] READ MORE

‘Psycho’ star John Gavin dead at 86 | Fox News

February 10, 2018 wpanews 0

  John Gavin, the movie star who graced the big screen in “Psycho,” “Imitation of Life” and “Thoroughly Modern Millie” has died at age 86, Fox News confirmed Friday. TMZ claimed Gavin succumbed to complications from pneumonia after battling leukemia. He was reportedly first hospitalized just days before Christmas before he later passed away surrounded by his family in his Beverly Hills home. Source: ‘Psycho’ star John Gavin dead at 86 […] READ MORE

Mini-casino headed for Lawrence County in western Pennsylvania

February 10, 2018 wpanews 0

  HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The owners of the Mount Airy Casino Resort in the Pocono Mountains have won the rights to build a mini-casino in Lawrence County, on the Ohio border. The family that owns northeastern Pennsylvania’s Mount Airy Casino Resort won the rights Thursday to build a mini-casino on the opposite side of the state along the Ohio border, an area that has tried for years to land […] READ MORE

Wendy Williams claims Meghan Markle applied to work on her talk show | Fox News

February 9, 2018 wpanews 0

Before she was a soon-to-be royal, Meghan Markle allegedly wanted to try her hand in the talk show industry and applied to work for talk show host Wendy Williams. On William’s Wednesday show, the host sat down with actress AnnaLynne McCord, who chatted about Markle’s brief guest-starring role on the CW’s 2008 series “90210.” While admitting that she didn’t directly work with Markle, Williams surprised the audience with a new […] READ MORE

John Mahoney Dead: ‘Fraiser’ Star Dies at 77 – Variety

February 6, 2018 wpanews 0

John Mahoney, best known for playing Martin Crane on 11 seasons of “Frasier,” died in Chicago on Sunday while in hospice care. Mahoney played the father of Kelsey Grammer and David Hyde Pierce’s characters during the show’s run on NBC from 1993 to 2004. He won a SAG Award and received two Emmy and two Golden Globe nominations for his portrayal. He was also a mainstay of Chicago’s theater community. From 2011 to […] READ MORE

Man who police say threatened to kidnap Lana Del Rey arrested outside her Orlando concert – Orlando Sentinel

February 5, 2018 wpanews 0

  43-year-old man was arrested Friday night after police said they were alerted he had threatened to kidnap pop singer Lana Del Rey. Michael Shawn Hunt of Riverview faces charges of attempted kidnapping with a weapon and aggravated stalking with a credible threat, according to a police report. Hunt was taken into custody close to 9 p.m. just a couple hundred feet from where the singer was performing at the […] READ MORE