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Book review: ‘My Education’ in love and loss

July 9, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

This publicity image released by Viking shows the cover image for “My Education” by Susan Choi . (AP Photo/Viking) “My Education” (Viking) by Susan Choi Our first glimpse of Regina Gottlieb is as a graduate student in her first days at a prestigious university. Somewhat naïve and more than a little intimidated by the sea [&hellip...

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Robert Plant takes Zeppelin songs to new places

July 9, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday March 21, 2013 photo, Robert Plant, lead vocalist and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin, performs during the Timbre Rock and Roots concert in Singapore. Plant is in Singapore for a two-day concert with other international...

Weinstein, Warner Bros. spar over ‘The Butler’

July 9, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 23, 2011 file photo, Harvey Weinstein, film producer and co-chairman of The Weinstein Company, is shown in New York. The dustup over the rights to a film title has turned into a public squabble between Weinstein and Warner Bros....

De la Renta joins Clintons and pantsuit in Ark.

July 8, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, right, looks toward former President Bill Clinton, left, as de la Renta speaks at the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, Ark., Monday, July 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston) LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — It’s...

Celine Dion helps launch Canadian artist on Strip

July 8, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

Celine Dion, left, and Veronic DiCaire pose for a portrait at the Jubilee Theatre on Friday, June 28, 2013 in Las Vegas. Celine Dion is throwing her star power behind a fellow French Canadian songstress Veronic DiCaire, who is setting up shop across the...

2 ‘Dancing With the Stars’ pros wrestle with tango

July 8, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this June 28, 2013 photo, dancers Karina Smirnoff, left, and Maksim Chmerkovskiy rehearse for the upcoming Broadway show “Forever Tango” in New York. Smirnoff and Chmerkovskiy, best known for their work on “Dancing with the...

Kris Jenner tries variety with talk show co-hosts

July 8, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this June 16, 2013 file photo, Kris Jenner arrives at the 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Jenner will be joined by Joan Rivers, Kathie Lee Gifford and other co-hosts when her daily talk show, “Kris,”...

Kings of Leon join in to help Okla. tornado relief

July 8, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this June 8, 2013 photo, Caleb Followill from the band Kings of Leon performs at the 3rd annual Governors Ball Music Festival in New York. The Followills are reaching out to help Oklahoma after a series of tornadoes killed dozens of people...

Lauryn Hill starts prison sentence for taxes

July 8, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – An April 22, 2013, file photo shows singer Lauryn Hill walking from federal court in Newark, N.J. Hill has started serving a three-month prison sentence in Connecticut for failing to pay about $1 million in taxes over the past decade. The...

Singer Randy Travis in critical at Texas hospital

July 8, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this June 7, 2013 file photo, Randy Travis performs on day 2 of the 2013 CMA Music festival at the LP Field in Nashville, Tenn. Travis has been hospitalized in Texas with viral cardiomyopathy. A news release from the singer’s publicist...