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Review: Vita sets new standard for portable games

February 24, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

This Feb. 15, 2012 photo shows a Playstation PSVita. In the age of “Angry Birds” and “Words With Friends” dominating people’s on-the-go playtime, Sony is making a push into the world of handheld gaming with a gadget aimed at loyal gamers and fans of the PlayStation. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon) The PlayStation Vita won’t replace your [&hellip...

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PBS movie on Amish faced many hurdles

February 24, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

In this image released by PBS, a boy works in a barn in a scene from “The Amish: American Experience,” a film that offers a revealing look at the Amish community of about 250,000 centered primarily in rural Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana. The film...

J.K. Rowling has deal for new novel for adults

February 24, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

In this Thursday, July 7, 2011 photo, British author JK Rowling arrives in Trafalgar Square, in central London, for the World Premiere of Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 2, the last film in the series. Adult fans of J.K. Rowling can rejoice: She...

Baryshnikov shows his dance photography in Miami

February 24, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

This undated, untitled photo provided by Mikhail Baryshnikov, shows dancers in one of the series of photographs made by the dancer titled “Dance This Way.” The photos will be shown at the Gary Nader Art Centre in Miami beginning Friday, Feb. 24,...

Firth, Portman, Bale, Leo to present at Oscars

February 24, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

FILE – In this Feb. 27, 2011 file photo, Oscar winners, from left, Christian Bale, best supporting actor for his role in “The Fighter,” Natalie Portman, best actress for her role in “Black Swan,” Melissa Leo, best supporting...

The Kaiser and President Wilson in pre-WWI history

February 23, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

In this book cover image released by Walker & Co., “The Lost History of 1914: Reconsidering the Year the Great War Began,” by Jack Beatty is shown. (AP Photo/Walker & Co.) “The Lost History of 1914: Reconsidering the Year the Great...

Cyndi Lauper's 'Kinky Boots' heads to Chicago

February 23, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

FILE – In this June 7, 2009 file photo, actor Harvey Fierstein arrives at the 63rd Annual Tony Awards in New York. A new musical bringing together Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein and rock icon Cyndi Lauper is to high-step it to Chicago this fall....

Rob Ackerman revives Emerson in 'Call Me Waldo'

February 23, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

In this theater image released by Sam Rudy Media, Jennifer Doer White, left, and Brian Dykstra are shown in a scene from “Call Me Waldo,” performing off-Broadway at at the June Havoc Theatre in New York. (AP Photo/Sam Rudy Media, Ed Dittenhoefer)...

Cowell: 'X Factor' wants 2 female judges, 2 hosts

February 23, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

FILE – In this May 19, 2011 file photo, musician Janet Jackson arrives for the amfAR Cinema Against AIDS benefit at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, during the 64th Cannes international film festival, in Cap d’Antibes, southern France. Simon Cowell,...

Singer Jason Crabb gets 8 Dove Awards nominations

February 23, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

Kirk Franklin performs at the 43rd NAACP Image Awards on Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) ATLANTA (AP) — Singer Jason Crabb grabbed eight nominations for the Dove Awards, leading the way for the gospel and Christian music...