“Modern Family” actor Eric Stonestreet, who was born in Kansas City, Kan., was at Kauffman Stadium for the first two games of the World Series so he could root on the Royals.
A federal judge won't recommend that prison officials allow "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice to serve most of her prison sentence in a halfway house. … Click to Continue »
A World Series opener involving the San Francisco Giants set a record low TV rating for the second time in three seasons. … Click to Continue »
So long Silicon Valley. These days entrepreneurs and engineers are flocking to a place better known for wave surfing than Web surfing. Amid the palm trees and purple sunsets of the Southern California coastline, techies have built "Silicon Beach." … Click to Continue »
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Last year's feel-good winner of the TV singing contest Arab Idol said Wednesday he wants to give back to Gaza, where he grew up, by setting up an arts center nurturing young musicians, writers and actors.
Jenny Lewis, solo artist and former lead vocalist for the band Rilo Kiley, will perform at Liberty Hall in Lawrence on Dec. 5, a Friday. … Click to Continue »
In an intriguing cinematic twist, Keanu Reeves' Matrix stunt double Chad Stahelski becomes his co-director with David Leitch on "John Wick," a visceral revenge thriller that marks a confident, muscular action debut.
The American Cinematheque kept the McConaissance rolling Tuesday night, giving Matthew McConaughey its 28th American Cinematheque Award in an evening that celebrated the 44-year-old actor's career, his eccentricities and the loyalty and love he shows to his family and friends.
This week, we return to our preview of the fall book season, with a look at nonfiction titles. … Click to Continue »
An international search to find the world's funniest person is moving to Las Vegas, where people will get to see five finalists square off in an Olympics of comedy that pits France, Finland and other countries against one another.
By now, there should be no question in anyone's mind that Shailene Woodley is an actress on a rapid-fire journey to stardom. She's enchanted us in enough films — "The Descendants," "The Spectacular Now," "The Fault in Our Stars" — that one less-than-stellar film won't alter her upward trajectory.
Large folk art creations in urban Detroit and Los Angeles neighborhoods, a museum garden in New York and a massive light installation on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge are being listed among the nation's endangered landscapes this year.
Before the hubub of Game 2, Royals superfan SungWoo Lee had a quiet and emotional moment at St. James Place, a community kitchen and food pantry on Troost operated by the Bishop Sullivan Center.
Jamaal Charles has passed a battery of tests and does not show symptoms of a concussion, the Chiefs said Wednesday — one day after the star running back told a radio show he saw "light bulbs" after a hit in Kansas City's win over San Diego.
The University of Iowa says its new art museum will be located in downtown Iowa City across from the new music school. … Click to Continue »
Musician Raphael Ravenscroft, who played one of the most famous saxophone solos of all time on Gerry Rafferty's "Baker Street," has died. He was 60. … Click to Continue »
Yan Lianke, a Chinese author who has seen some of his novels banned in his homeland, has received the prestigious Franz Kafka Prize in the Czech Republic. … Click to Continue »
Attorneys for two hockey players charged with making a sex video with a 15-year-old girl at a Moorhead motel last winter are calling her a "sexual predator" who was competing with another woman to have sex with as many players as possible.
"Birdman" proves that a movie - the grabbiest, most kinetic film ever made about putting on a play - can soar on the wings of its own technical prowess, even as the banality of its ideas threatens to drag it back down to earth.
Days after New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (KWOH'-moh) tempered expectations about how well his new memoir is selling, the first results are in. … Click to Continue »
The roses are ready for Madison Triplett. … Click to Continue »
Police in Las Vegas are investigating a man's complaint that Blake Griffin attacked him during an argument over a photo taken while Los Angeles Clippers players partied at a Las Vegas Strip nightclub, authorities said Wednesday.
Oscars spots are nearly sold out; Peter Jackson’s next epic is on its way; HAL is back. … Click to Continue »
The good news is that four of this week’s new movies have ties to the area. The bad news is that they’re opening on World Series weekend, when many of us are otherwise occupied.
While “Ouija” had an uncertain future as a big-budget mega-franchise, it could be quickly made to suit the new horror economy that a horror movie guru has helped shape: cheap, scary, sequel-friendly.
Ryan O’Connor of Olathe, a server at Rock & Brews at Prairefire, said he was turning to leave the table when Katelyn Davis said, “I was going to give you a tip, but I thought you’d like this better,” and pulled out a ticket to that night’s game against the San Francisco Giants at Kauffman Stadium.
A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life. … Click to Continue »
When "American Horror Story" creator Ryan Murphy first contacted actor John Carroll Lynch about a possible role on the fourth season of his gleefully deranged hit, he was upfront about his aims for a new character, a silent, grinning killer straight out of a child's nightmare.
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is among nearly two dozen current and former NFL players appearing in a new series of public service announcements denouncing domestic violence and sexual assault.