Posts Tagged Entertainment

‘Bless Me, Ultima’ novelist Anaya to be honored

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The godfather of contemporary Chicano literature has been chosen as the 2nd ever inductee into the Albuquerque Wall of Fame.

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Andrea Martin on battling bulimia, flying trapeze

In this Sept. 22, 2014 file photo, comedian and actress Andrea Martin poses in Toronto as she promotes her new book "Lady Parts." In her book, Martin, 67, talks about being on "SCTV" alongside the likes of Eugene Levy, John Candy and Catherine O'Hara, and what it was like to be in "Pippin" on Broadway. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Here’s a tip for the next time you bump into Andrea Martin: Don’t forget to spit out your gum.

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Review: New feast of stories in Theroux collection

This book cover image released by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt shows "Mr Bones: Twenty Stories," short stories by Paul Theroux. (AP Photo/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

“Mr. Bones: Twenty Stories” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), by Paul Theroux

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New museum marks the “Birthplace of Country Music”

In this Sept. 21, 2014 photo, a large sign spans State Street dividing Virginia and Tennessee in downtown Bristol, Va. The sounds of some of the earliest country music recordings are filling a new museum. But the Birthplace of Country Music Museum is not located in Nashville. Instead, it’s in Bristol, a small town on the Tennessee-Virginia line. The museum aims to tell the story of the Bristol Sessions, a series of historic recording sessions that took place here in 1927 and helped spread what was then known as “hillbilly music” to the rest of the country. (AP Photo/Jeff Martin).

BRISTOL, Va. (AP) — The sounds of some of the earliest country music recordings are filling a new museum.

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Film academy hosts 1st exhibit in new museum site

Costumes from the film, "Fight Club," worn by Brad Pitt and Edward Norton are on display at the press preview of the "Hollywood Costume" exhibition Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. The exhibit which includes iconic costumes from the Golden Age of cinema to the present opens Thursday inside the historic Wilshire May Company building in Los Angeles, which is set to reopen as the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in 2017. The exhibit is on view through March 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is holding its first exhibit in the space that will become Hollywood’s premier museum devoted to the movies.

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