‘Polka King’ Eddie Blazonczyk dies at 70

May 23, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

FILE – In this Oct. 6, 1998 file photo, first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton shakes hands with Eddie Blazonczyk at the White House where she presented him with a National Endowment for the Arts 1998 National Heritage Fellowship award. Blazonczyk’s record label, Bel-Aire Recordings, says Blazonczyk died Monday, May 21, 2012, of natural causes at...

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Jenkins earns perfect scores on ‘Dancing’ finals

May 22, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

In this Monday, May 7, 2012 photo, Katherin Jenkins, left, and her partner Mark Ballas perform on the celebrity dance competition series “Dancing with the Stars,” in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/ABC, Adam Taylor) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katherine Jenkins...

Garcelle Beauvais writing children’s book series

May 22, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

FILE – In this Feb. 25, 2012 file photo, actress Garcelle Beauvais arrives at the Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. Beauvais is planning to share life lessons through a series of children’s books. A statement released Monday says...

Gibb matriarch loses third son with Robin’s death

May 22, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

FILE- In this undated file photo, from left, members of The Bee Gees Musical Group, Maurice Gibb, Robin Gibb, Barry Gibb pose for a photo. A representative said on Sunday, May 20, 2012, that Robin Gibb died at the age of 62. (AP Photo) LONDON (AP) — Her... of Black Eyed Peas carries Olympic torch

May 22, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off of the Black Eyed Peas carries the Olympic Flame in Taunton, southwest England Monday May 21, 2012. The Black Eyed Peas star was cheered on by thousands of people as he ran through Taunton carrying the flame. The US-born music producer was a...

Theme parks opening new attractions, coasters

May 22, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

In this 2012 image released by Disney theme parks, Radiator Springs Racers are shown at Cars Land, a new attraction based on the Disney-Pixar animated series “Cars,” at Disney California Adventure park in Anaheim, Calif. Cars Land features three...

Lions QB Stafford donates a trip for Mott patient

May 22, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) works out during NFL football organized training activities practice Monday, May 21, 2012, in Allen Park. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has made a...

Court won’t reduce student’s music download fine

May 22, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

FILE – In this March 28, 2012 file photo, the Supreme Court is seen in Washington. The Supreme Court won’t reduce the $675,000 verdict against a Boston University student who illegally downloaded 30 songs and shared them on the Internet. (AP...

Mary Kennedy remembered at private NYC gathering

May 22, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

In this 2005 photo provided by Peter Michaelis, Mary Richardson Kennedy poses for a photo outside her Bedford, N.Y. home. Kennedy, the estranged wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. who had fought drug and alcohol problems, was found dead in her home Wednesday, May...

Kristen Wiig gets an emotional sendoff from ‘SNL’

May 21, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

FILE – Kristen Wiig arrives before the 84th Academy Awards on in this Feb. 26, 2012 file photo taken in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. Wiig got a musical sendoff Saturday May 19, 2012 on the season finale of “Saturday Night Live” as...