• How Yo-Yo Ma helped Colorado Springs cope with 9/11

    By Vince Bzdek The Gazette -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Celebrated cellist Yo Yo Ma came back to Colorado Springs Friday night to help the Philharmonic celebrate its 90th birthday. But it was a special anniversary in another sense, too - the last time Ma played here was the day terrorists brought down the World Trade Center towers in New...

  • 7-foot-7 'Game of Thrones' actor Neil Fingleton dies at 36

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    LONDON — Neil Fingleton, a 7-foot 7-inch actor who played the giant Mag the Mighty in "Game of Thrones" has died at 36. The Tall Persons Club says Fingleton, who was Britain's tallest man, died Saturday. British media reported the cause as heart failure. Fingleton was recognized by...

  • Gaffe again: Oscars' 'In Memoriam' includes living producer

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES — The best picture mix-up apparently wasn't the only gaffe at Sunday night's Academy Awards. An Australian film producer says she's "alive and well" despite her photo's inclusion in the "In Memoriam" tribute at the Oscars. Jan Chapman's photo was shown during the...

  • Take two: 'Moonlight' wins best picture at Academy Awards

    By JAKE COYLE , AP Film Writer
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES  — "Moonlight" won the best picture trophy at the Academy Awards in a historic Oscar upset that followed Warren Beatty at first reading the wrong winner. Shock and chaos spread through the Dolby Theatre when producers of "La La Land" were stopped in the middle of...

  • TV Review: 'Taken' from the big screen, new NBC series delivers action and intrigue

    By TERRY TERRONES terry.terrones@gazette.com -
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    Cast: Clive Standen ("Vikings," "Everest"), Jennifer Beals ("Flashdance," "The L Word"), Brooklyn Sudano ("With This Ring"), Monique Gabriela Curnen ("The Dark Knight," "Fast & Furious"), Gaius Charles ("Friday Night Lights," "Salt"), Michael Irby ("The Unit") Airs: The season...

  • LIVE BLOG: Takeaways from Oscars night 2017

    Nichole Montanez and Terry Terrones
    Updated: 15 hr ago

    It's entertainment's biggest night. Los Angeles will indeed be the city of stars when the 89th annual Academy Awards returns to Dolby Theatre in Hollywood with plenty of glitz and glamour. The Gazette's Nichole Montanez and Terry Terrones will be live-blogging the festivities -...

  • Oscars 2017: Jimmy Kimmel’s most biting monologue jokes

    By Elahe Izadi, The Washington Post
    Updated: 15 hr ago

    Jimmy Kimmel didn’t tiptoe around the country’s political divide as he opened the Oscar ceremony Sunday. And he managed to work in some digs not only at President Trump but also at the rich and famous actors in the room. Here are some of the most cutting jokes from his...

  • Kimmel to French actress: 'I'm glad Homeland Security let you in'

    Published: Sun, Feb 26, 2017

    Kyle Feldscher Jimmy Kimmel quipped that he's glad one of the women nominated for Best Actress at the Academy Awards was allowed into the country to attend the ceremony Sunday. "You were amazing in that film and I'm glad Homeland Security let you in tonight," Kimmel said to Isabelle...

  • Viola Davis wins best supporting actress Oscar for 'Fences'

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Viola Davis wins best supporting actress Oscar for 'Fences'

  • Kimmel pokes fun at Trump's 'overrated' Meryl Streep jab in Oscars opener

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    Hoai-Tran Bui Academy Awards host Jimmy Kimmel started off the 2017 ceremony with a number of jabs at President Trump. One of his many politically-tinged jokes included a reference to the president's feud with Oscar-nominated actress Meryl Streep, who made waves when she made an...

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