• Michael Moore donates $10,000 to Shakespeare in the Park

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Filmmaker Michael Moore, who is making his Broadway debut this summer in a solo show, says he will donate $10,000 to New York City's Shakespeare in the Park after it lost funding from sponsors due to its controversial "Julius Caesar" production. Moore says he's...

  • TV and films turning to young girls for its new action stars

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — From the murderous Laura in "Logan" to the mysterious Eleven in "Stranger Things" to the audacious determination of Mija in "Okja," opening Wednesday, powerful young girls are starring in mainstream action fare like never before. Though Nancy Drew was solving...

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, June 29

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: Sat, Jun 24, 2017

      Here's a look at a variety of events Saturday around Colorado Springs and beyond:

  • LA City Council oks plans for George Lucas museum

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Force was with George Lucas on Tuesday as the Los Angeles City Council moved with lightsaber speed to clear the way for a $1.5 billion Museum of Narrative Art the "Star Wars" creator plans to build down the road from his alma mater. After hearing from Lucas...

  • Von Furstenberg, in her 'third act,' focuses on philanthropy

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Designer Diane von Furstenberg's current favorite model is, not surprisingly, tall — more than 100 feet, actually. And though this model's 225 tons don't exactly fit into a DVF wrap dress, she does have some rather iconic accessories: a tablet and, most importantly, a...

  • Michael Jordan, Taylor Swift salute MVP Russell Westbrook

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Russell Westbrook has earned kudos from Michael Jordan and Taylor Swift after being honored with his first league MVP trophy at the NBA Awards show. A letter signed by Jordan and posted in an Instagram story on his Nike brand's account reads: "Congrats Russell, I got...

  • U2 bassist thanks band for helping him through addiction

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a frank and heartfelt speech, U2 bassist Adam Clayton thanked his bandmates of four decades for their support during his treatment and recovery for alcohol abuse years ago, and then joined them for a rollicking rendition of a few hits. "We have a pact with each...

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, June 28

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: 21 hr ago

    Here's a look at a variety of events Saturday around Colorado Springs and beyond:

  • Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP; Rockets, Bucks take 2 awards

    Yesterday

    NEW YORK (AP) — Russell Westbrook moved past Oscar Robertson and kept right on going to the top of the NBA. Westbrook was voted MVP on Monday night after setting a record with 42 triple-doubles during his historic season. He led the league with 31.6 points and added 10.7 rebounds and...

  • Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 2-8

    Yesterday

    July 2: Actor Robert Ito ("Quincy") is 86. Actress Polly Holliday ("Alice") is 80. Writer-director Larry David ("Curb Your Enthusiasm," ''Seinfeld") is 70. Keyboardist Roy Bittan of the E Street Band is 68. Actress Wendy Schaal ("American Dad," ''It's a Living") is 63. Model-actress...

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