Culture&Arts


Natasha, Pierre, & The Great Comet of 1812 leads 2017 Tony nominations
- May 03, 2017

The quirky coming-of-age musical "Dear Evan Hansen" earned nine. "This is a very special show about real events and it's great to share this milestone with people here", Rubinoff said. While several shows came into this morning seemingly as sure-things for nominations, there was some debate whether the nominators would choose to honor a fifth show as they did past year. (more...)
Star Wars: Episode IX, Frozen 2 & Indiana Jones Get Release Dates Star Wars: Episode IX, Frozen 2 & Indiana Jones Get Release Dates
- May 03, 2017

Episode IX will be directed by Jurassic World director Colin Trevorrow. Star Wars: Episode IX will now be released on May 24, 2019 . Unlike previous Star Wars films, Star Wars : Episode IX is hitting the screens ahead of the usual December premiere. (more...)
GOG marks May the Fourth with an 'Everything Star Wars' sale GOG marks May the Fourth with an 'Everything Star Wars' sale
- May 03, 2017

Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi will be released in United Kingdom cinemas on December 15, 2017. This latest report about Star Wars: The Last Jedi, highlighted by Nerdist , comes from the latter, and so while there may be some truth to it, it could also very easily be a complete fabrication. (more...)
Congress Passes Stopgap Measure To Fund Government, Averting Shutdown Congress Passes Stopgap Measure To Fund Government, Averting Shutdown
- May 03, 2017

Congressional leaders expressed optimism that an agreement on the longer-term spending package was within reach. Ahead of the Senate vote on the short-term measure, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) said Friday lawmakers were making "good enough progress" in negotiations on funding for the rest of fiscal 2017, and that the agreement would increase spending, as Democrats wanted, for housing assistance, Pell grants for college students and the National Institutes of Health. (more...)
Can't-Miss Looks From the 2017 Met Gala
- May 02, 2017

As always the night, which raises funds for the Museum's Costume Institute, was full of fashion surprises. Divided into different binary themes, including "Absence/Presence", "Fashion/Antifashion", "High/Low" and "Object/Subject", the exhibit showcases a total of 140 iconic designs by Kawakubo. (more...)
Fox News Co-President Bill Shine Has Resigned
- May 02, 2017

The channel announced today that Bill Shine , who has been co-president of Fox News Channel since August, has resigned and will exit the company after a brief transition period. "All the lies you've heard about me are not true", he said near the end of his program. We will all miss him, ' Rupert Murdoch, owner of Fox News , said in a memo to staff. (more...)
Trump makes puzzling claim about Andrew Jackson, Civil War Trump makes puzzling claim about Andrew Jackson, Civil War
- May 02, 2017

Commenting for Mother Jones , noted Yale University Historian and Civil War expert David Blight had a little bit to say about Donald Trump's unusual view of history. And yes, even Andrew Jackson, in the 1830s, could see that coming . Instead, the President of the United States is on the same intellectual plane as the Insane Clown Posse . (more...)
NFL Draft 2017 unfolds in Philadelphia NFL Draft 2017 unfolds in Philadelphia
- May 01, 2017

The Browns taking Garrett should not have been a given. The distance between Garrett and the draft's second-best player is significant enough. The Chicago Bears traded up to pick North Carolina quarterback Mitchell Trubisky . "If you don't draft me No. 1, I will punish your team for the next 10 to 12 years", he said during an interview with ESPN . Every other team in the top 10 do not appear to be swapping draft positions, but the needs of each team is different. (more...)
Baahubali 2 is HISTORIC, records an unimaginable 38.5 crore+ on Day One
- May 01, 2017

In various cities of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, the film is sold out for the next one week, trade analyst Anand Vanga told IANS. The film's plot revolves around Amarendra Baahubali (played by Prabhas ) and the cause of his death. Trade analyst Komal Nahta also revealed an expected collection of the movie. "Even those of us who have worked on it are looking forward to watch the magic on screen", she said. (more...)
Marshawn Lynch Is Coming Out Of Retirement, Joining Raiders
- May 01, 2017

The deal is also beneficial for the Seahawks: the team will get Oakland's 2018 fifth-round draft pick, which moves Seattle up one slot in the late rounds. The deal was delayed because Lynch missed his Tuesday flight to Oakland from Haiti, where he was helping former Seahawks teammate DE Cliff Avril with his foundation's work of building schools and homes. (more...)
Buccaneers select OJ Howard in first round of NFL draft Buccaneers select OJ Howard in first round of NFL draft
- May 01, 2017

Winston, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 draft, has thrown for more than 8,000 yards since entering the league. With that history, many fans through that the Buccaneers might take a stab at a running back prospect in the first round of Thursday's 2017 NFL Draft. (more...)
Lions wags its tails to reach 153 for 9 vs Mumbai Indians
- May 01, 2017

It was Andrew Tye's 12-ball-25 with two sixes and two fours and 42-run eighth wicket stand with James Faulkner (21 off 27 balls) that atleast provided Gujarat with a total to fight. The team has finally found some great combinations and they have been performing really well, both with the bat and the ball, right from the beginning of the tournament . (more...)
Elon Musk teases electric Tesla semi truck at TED talk Elon Musk teases electric Tesla semi truck at TED talk
- April 30, 2017

Musk started a massive trial excavation in the parking lot of his Los Angeles SpaceX facility earlier this year, and Musk was window-shopping for a used Chinese boring machine in February, reports Bloomberg . Musk is juggling some few projects on top of the Boring Company and that includes Tesla's upcoming Model 3 launch and the release of a solar roof product. (more...)
Kylie Jenner just suffered a MAJOR photoshop fail Kylie Jenner just suffered a MAJOR photoshop fail
- April 30, 2017

Though Kylie left the caption empty and hasn't yet responded to the backlash, fans seriously called her out on Instagram and Twitter claiming that she'd manipulated the image around her waist to make it look smaller. In the photo, Kylie is seen posing in a pair of high-waisted navy blue Puma underpants. Her followers were certain that the picture was warped in areas to give her a better physique. (more...)
United Kingdom loses another court case over failure to tackle air pollution United Kingdom loses another court case over failure to tackle air pollution
- April 30, 2017

The High Court had initially demanded the government publish its plan by April 24, but ministers applied to the courts for the release to be postponed until September 15, due to the June poll. The EU limits allow twice as much particulate pollution as the World Health Organization recommends, whereas the limits for nitrogen dioxide match those recommended by the WHO. (more...)
911 call made by Chris Soules at accident scene released (audio) 911 call made by Chris Soules at accident scene released (audio)
- April 30, 2017

The call lasted almost five-and-a-half minutes and Soules identified himself to the dispatcher. Former "Bachelor" contestant Chris Soules was involved in a fatal auto accident April 24. In the wake of the scandal, Soules has also deleted his Instagram account , though his Twitter and Facebook pages were still active as of Wednesday morning. (more...)
Trooper ambush killer sentenced to death in Pennsylvania Trooper ambush killer sentenced to death in Pennsylvania
- April 29, 2017

Bryon Dickson II, a Marine veteran and married father of two, was killed in the late-night ambush, and Trooper Alex Douglass was critically wounded. The survivalist who ambushed two Pennsylvania troopers in 2014 said shortly after his capture that he meant to sell his story to the highest bidder. (more...)
Serena Williams, Alexis Ohanian announce pregnancy with Snapchat pic
- April 29, 2017

In January this year, Williams won the Australian Open which earned her her 23rd Grand Slam single title, and it just so happens that she was two months into her pregnancy at the time. He said in a statement: "We're excited for Serena". Serena is now the second tennis player to take a break from the sport in recent times after Victoria Azarenka chose to take one in June as she gave birth to her son Leo in December and is planning to return to the tennis court later this year. (more...)
'Star Wars: Episode IX' and New 'Indiana Jones' Film Get Release Dates 'Star Wars: Episode IX' and New 'Indiana Jones' Film Get Release Dates
- April 29, 2017

Connolly had also worked with Trevorrow in his indie film, Safety Not Guaranteed , and he also did work for last month's Kong: Skull Island . Disney and Lucasfilm have booked a date in theaters for Colin Trevorrow's Star Wars: Episode IX - May 24, 2019 . (more...)
Disney sets May 2019 release date for new 'Star Wars' film Disney sets May 2019 release date for new 'Star Wars' film
- April 29, 2017

Breaking the recent Christmas tradition, the final installment of the current Star Wars trilogy - Star Wars : Episode IX - will now be released on May 24, 2019 . The franchise is going back to the summer and it plans to stay there. Leia and Han Solo are not expected to appear in " Episode IX ", but Harrison Ford fans will get their fix in a now untitled fifth " Indiana Jones " movie on July 10, 2020 . (more...)
O'Reilly is out at Fox but influence endures; career too?
- April 29, 2017

The company said in a statement on Wednesday, April 19, "After a thorough and careful review of the allegations, the Company and Bill O'Reilly have agreed that Bill O'Reilly will not be returning to the Fox News Channel". His show generated 178 million dollars (£140m) in advertising revenue in 2015, according to Kantar Media. So he went to Bill, came back, and said, 'No, he's not going to apologize.' So I went to my boss. (more...)
Cities across Canada joining others worldwide in March for Science
- April 29, 2017

Among those in the crowd Saturday was Stephen Meyer, director of the Discovery Institute's Center for Science Culture, who said the March for Science and its supporters made claims that science alone can't support. "We can and must protect our environment without harming America's working families", Trump said. The scientific sentiments spread across the globe as physicists, astronomers, biologists and celebrities gathered for a march in London. (more...)
Wenger issues Arsenal a huge boost on the transfer front
- April 29, 2017

We will improve. Always I have done that in my life and I will do so in the rest of my life. The 67-year-old Frenchman, in charge of Arsenal since September 1996, has repeatedly refused to make his future plans clear amid a torrent of criticism from unhappy supporters. (more...)
Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham In "Happy Days", Dies At 56
- April 29, 2017

The Happy Days star was found deceased upon arrival on Saturday after police received a 911 call in reference to an unresponsive female, a police spokesperson previously told ET. The "Desperation Boulevard" actress saw her fortunes wane over the years due to heavy drinking and freaky behaviour and ended up living in a trailer park in Indiana. (more...)
Local Egg Hunts held Saturday and Sunday Local Egg Hunts held Saturday and Sunday
- April 29, 2017

It's from 10:30-11 a.m.at Columbia Point Park in Richland for children ages 1-12 and their siblings. Children must be accompanied by an adult . There will be candy- and toy-filled eggs, as well as prize eggs. Bring your own basket and flashlight. Not everyone was a victor at the hunt but many just enjoyed participating. The event will run until 2 p.m. Parking will be free. (more...)