Host Garrison Keillor plans to stay home and listen to "A Prairie Home Companion" on the radio for a couple of shows this winter. … Click to Continue »
Whether it's musical inspiration or economic incentive, there's a bountiful group of new holiday music releases this year. Here is Calendar's annual guide to the good, the bad and the indifferent.
Copyright 5/8/2014 Publishers Weekly. Week ending 11/23/2014, powered by Nielsen Bookscan 5/8/2014 The Nielsen Company. … Click to Continue »
Bill Cosby testified under oath in 2005 that he gave a tabloid an exclusive about sex-assault allegations made by a Canadian woman against him so it would spike a second accuser's story.
The Kansas City Holiday classic runs December 6-24 in the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts … Click to Continue »
A Kansas City tradition comes to life on Thanksgiving Day … Click to Continue »
Kansas City Mayor Sly James and Sporting KC’s Seth Sinovic will headline the annual Mayor’s Christmas Tree lighting ceremony this Friday at Crown Center. … Click to Continue »
It could become a Thanksgiving tradition: Justin Timberlake, the boy band survivor turned all-purpose entertainer, filling Southern California's arenas every November in the run-up to the holidays. … Click to Continue »
The first documentary on Nirvana singer, songwriter and lead guitarist Kurt Cobain to be made with the cooperation of his family is slated to premiere in 2015 on HBO. … Click to Continue »
A university in Tennessee says it has canceled Bill Cosby's scheduled appearance at a benefit dinner amid allegations made by women accusing the comedian of sexual assault. … Click to Continue »
Andy Murray is to marry long-time girlfriend Kim Sears. … Click to Continue »
Before Eddie Redmayne stepped in front of the cameras to portray scientist Stephen Hawking in "The Theory of Everything," he spent four months rehearsing - much of the time with a dance instructor.
If it's anything like last year, television viewers won't have to look very hard for holiday-themed programming this season. … Click to Continue »
Singer John Mayer, filmmaker Judd Apatow and comic Drew Carey will be among the guest hosts that will fill in on CBS's "The Late Late Show" before new host James Corden takes over in March.
"Mad" Frankie Fraser, an old-school London criminal who spent more than 40 years in prison and became an underworld celebrity, has died. He was 90. … Click to Continue »
A locally produced Web series called “Kill Em All” brings national acclaim to its actors and director. The production offers a peek into the world of filmmaking in the Kansas City area.
Ariel Pink was craving a cigarette. It was the first thing he asked for one recent morning when he arrived at my place to talk about his new album, "Pom Pom." I didn't have one, so a representative from his record label, 4AD, was dispatched to satisfy him.
Jennifer Kent was a successful actress in her native Australia when she wrote a letter to art house provocateur Lars von Trier, whom she had long admired but never met.
Police on New York's Long Island say former model and restaurateur B. Smith has been reported missing. … Click to Continue »
Singer Garth Brooks has canceled a Thanksgiving appearance on NBC's "Tonight" show because he said it "seemed distasteful" given the reaction to the decision not to prosecute Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown this summer.
Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Nov. 23, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Nielsen BookScan (c) 2014, The Nielsen Co.
Best-Selling Books Week Ended Nov. 22nd. … Click to Continue »
1. "Captivated By You" by Sylvia Day (Berkley) … Click to Continue »
Tom Hanks and his wife, actress Rita Wilson, will host this year's National Christmas Tree lighting in President's Park near the White House. … Click to Continue »
Your TV is inside your mind. … Click to Continue »
Plenty of area shops carry holiday and all-season decor that directly affects the lives of the most vulnerable among us by funneling proceeds to nonprofit groups that provide training, fair wages, health benefits and other services for them.
‘Christmas in the Sky’ is today … Click to Continue »
Why can't Thanksgiving be more like the movies? Families reuniting, giving thanks, while savory scents waft in from the kitchen, children scamper underfoot and chestnuts roast on an open fire ...
Texas' highest court has granted a new sentencing hearing for the mortician whose conviction for killing his longtime companion and storing her body in a freezer inspired the dark-comedy movie "Bernie." … Click to Continue »
Reading about Harry Potter's adventures learning to fly his broomstick activates some of the some of the same regions in the brain we use to perceive real people's actions and intentions.