Entertainment

Topics:
(Photo by AJ Glover)
Entertainment

DC Funk Parade returns to U Street

The second annual D.C. Funk Parade brings food, drink, dance and live music.

Latest

  • The Latest: People at Holmes’ hearing disperse during recess

    11 a.m. (MDT) Many of the people who attended a morning hearing in the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes have dispersed while court is in recess, including Holmes’ parents. The hearing at the…

  • Salma Hayek hopes ‘The Prophet’ inspires new generations

    BEIRUT (AP) — Salma Hayek said on Monday that the animated feature film “The Prophet” she co-produced has been a personal project, one she hopes can inspire young viewers to think outside the box about…

  • Equestrian aims for more nations competing at Olympics

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Equestrian Federation could cut team sizes at the Olympics to create space for more competing countries. The FEI will also consider relaxing rider dress codes and using more music…

  • ‘Avengers’ stars wary of artificial intelligence

    BURBANK, California (AP) — The cast of “Avengers: Age of Ultron” may battle out-of-control artificial intelligence onscreen but in real life, they’re not so sure about cutting-edge technology. The Associated Press talked with the “Ultron”…

  • Don Mankiewicz, Oscar-nominated screenwriter, dies at 93

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Don M. Mankiewicz, an Oscar-nominated screenwriter from a legendary Hollywood family who created the television shows “Marcus Welby, M.D.” and “Ironside,” has died at age 93. His son John tells the…

  • Rushdie chastises authors protesting Hebdo tribute

    NEW YORK (AP) — Salman Rushdie is defending the PEN American Center’s plans to honor the magazine Charlie Hebdo, saying the decision of six writers to skip the PEN gala in protest will encourage intimidation.…

  • A look at judge, lawyers in Colorado theater shooting trial

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Key players in the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes: ___ THE JUDGE Carlos A. Samour Jr. became a district court judge in 2007 after working as a private defense…

  • A new Vision for Paul Bettany in ‘Avengers’

    BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Paul Bettany couldn’t hear anything. When the 43-year-old actor initially donned a noggin-encasing headpiece to portray the mysterious Vision in “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” in theaters Friday, Bettany could barely make…

  • It’s nail-biting time on Broadway ahead of Tony nominations

    NEW YORK (AP) — Will the list include a musical set in a funeral home of all places? Or one set in Paris? Is there room for a brand-new show that makes William Shakespeare look…

  • New Ellis Island center to complete US immigration story

    NEW YORK (AP) — A gallery opening next month at the Ellis Island Museum will complete the story of America’s immigration history. The Peopling of America Center opens on May 20. The museum will then…

  • The Netherlands turns all orange for King’s Day

    DORDRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — The Netherlands turned out in orange on Monday and the famed national football team wasn’t even playing. Monarch Willem-Alexander turned 48 and the whole country celebrated King’s Day. The national holiday…

  • Expats try phones, social apps to connect to quake-hit Nepal

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — After the earthquake hit Nepal, Prem Raja Mahat spent a sleepless night at his Baltimore home, trying again and again to reach his son, who was visiting friends and family…

  • Elvis Presley’s planes to remain at Graceland

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — It looks like Elvis Presley’s airplanes are staying at Graceland after all. Graceland released a statement Sunday saying the Lisa Marie and the Hound Dog II, two custom-designed airplanes once owned…

  • Kim Kardashian: supports Bruce Jenner’s gender transition

    NEW YORK (AP) — Kim Kardashian says she and her family support her stepfather Bruce Jenner 100 percent as he goes through gender transition, even though family members are still adjusting to that news in…

  • Stephen Hawking posits possibility of One Direction reunion (Video)

    WASHINGTON – Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking’s ability to decipher the world’s most complicated and hard-to-fathom questions has been well-documented – now he’s offered insight and hope into the current unanswerable question being asked by boy…

Media Galleries