Arts and Entertainment

Rep: Pop star Demi Lovato awake and recovering with family

NEW YORK (AP) — A representative for Demi Lovato says she is awake and recovering with her family after the pop singer was reportedly hospitalized Tuesday for an overdose. "Demi is awake and with her family who want to express thanks to everyone for the love, prayers and support," Lovato's ...

Sacha Baron Cohen back with old style, same results

NEW YORK (AP) — The provocateur Sacha Baron Cohen has rebooted his ambush chat show and before any judgment is made about the wisdom of that decision, you have to admire the sheer perseverance of not only the host but also his so-called guests. Fifteen years after the British comedian leapt ...

Dr. Pimple Popper now has her own TV show

NEW YORK (AP) — The online video star named Dr. Pimple Popper, who films herself squeezing pus from acne, is a different kind of voyeur when she's off the clock. Dr. Sandra Lee likes to search for mukbangs, a Korean term for people who film themselves eating large amounts of food while ...

Dax Shepard finds creative fulfillment with new podcast

NEW YORK (AP) — Dax Shepard acts, writes and directs but his latest creative venture is fulfilling him in ways he didn't expect. He's begun recording podcasts called "Armchair Expert" in a guest house attic on property he owns with his wife, Kristen Bell. New episodes drop Mondays. Shepard ...

Robin Williams speaks for himself in new HBO documentary

NEW YORK (AP) — When filmmaker Marina Zenovich sought to make a documentary about Robin Williams, she found that she could do it largely in the late comedian's own voice. "Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind," uses a wealth of archival footage to put viewers inside his thought process — ...

Emmy Nominations: Will Barr’s racist tweet doom ‘Roseanne’ Emmy chances?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If "Roseanne" has a shot at Emmy honors, it's because television academy voters are willing to overlook Roseanne Barr's racist tweet that ended the revival after one triumphant season. Barr, the sitcom and its cast are vying for Emmy nominations to be announced Thursday ...

Good Charlotte to headline benefit concert for 5 slain

NEW YORK (AP) — The city of Annapolis will hold a benefit concert featuring Maryland-based rockers Good Charlotte to honor the five Capital Gazette employees killed in an attack in their newsroom. Mayor Gavin Buckley said Wednesday the event dubbed "Annapolis Rising: A Benefit for The ...

Video shows moment of Clooney crash, actor thrown in air

OLBIA, Sardinia (AP) — Actor George Clooney slammed his motorbike into an oncoming car that turned suddenly into his lane Tuesday and was thrown several meters in the air on the Italian island of Sardinia, according to video of the crash. "He is recovering at his home and will be fine," ...

Superhero pose: Wonder Woman Gal Gadot visits kids’ hospital

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Movie star Gal Gadot surprised children at a Virginia hospital with a superpowered superhero moment: She visited them wearing her iconic Amazonian armor costume from the popular "Wonder Woman" film. Gadot doled out hugs, kisses, and autographs Friday at Inova ...

Meet the artist: Lacey Holman

Current Hometown: Voltaire Where can we see your work? https://www.facebook.com/lacreations21/ Do you have work for sale? Yes, I do have work for sale. In what media do you work? My style of media is watercolor, acrylic, ink/pen and pencil. How would you describe your style? My ...

Meet the artist: Katrina Case

Current Hometown: Anamoose Where can we see your work? https://www.facebook.com/Case-Art-1422383124640182/ and https://caseart.ecwid.com or https://www.artfinder.com/katrina-case#/ Do you have work for sale? Yes, on both CaseArt.ecwid.com and Artfinder.com/Katrina-Case In what media do ...

What if, what if, what if?

The question of “What if...?” is a prevalent theme in the next MSU Summer Theatre play to hit the stage tonight through Friday, June 29, at the outdoor amphitheater on the edge of the college campus. Starting every day at 8:30 p.m., The Bridges of Madison County follows the story of ...

Meet the artist: Ashley Nilsen

Current Hometown: Minot What kind of art/arts do you practice? Theater How did you get started? I was always interested in performing from a young age, I would watch movies and see these actors living these different lives through the characters they created and decided it was what I ...

Meet the artist: Devan Shumway

Current Hometown: Minot Where can we see your work? You can view more of my photographs and videos online at my website. (https://devanshumway.wixsite.com/dsfilm) Do you have work for sale? I am more than happy to make prints of my previous work if someone is interested! I also love ...

From “Sister Act” to “Seussical,” summer theater is here

Summer is underway as June continues on and what that means for Minot State University is the beginning of their Summer Theater’s play performances for Season 53. Starting June 12, the MSU Summer Theater will begin bringing their four summer plays to the stage. The plays they’ve chosen are ...

Art from a female perspective

Summer exhibits at the Northwest Arts Center showcase art with a female perspective, with photographs by Williston artist Jamie Azevedo plus a selection of 25 works by women represented in the Minot State University Permanent Art Collection. The exhibits will hang in the Walter Piehl Gallery in ...

Dark comedy ‘Dietland’ seems timely in #MeToo times

NEW YORK (AP) — If there's any TV show this summer that seems to have both anticipated and fed off the #MeToo movement, it's "Dietland." The AMC dark comedy that debuted this week features as one of its story lines a mysterious group of vigilante women who murder sexual predators and drop ...

Officials: Designer Kate Spade found dead in apartment

NEW YORK (AP) — Law enforcement officials say New York fashion designer Kate Spade has been found dead in her apartment in an apparent suicide. The officials say she was found hanging by housekeeping staff inside her Park Avenue apartment at about 10:20 a.m. Tuesday. They say she left a ...

Griffin honored for LGBTQ activism

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kathy Griffin paid tribute Tuesday night to Kate Spade by dressing head-to-toe in the late designer's apparel to accept an honor for her activism and fundraising for LGBTQ causes. Griffin did not personally know the designer, but gave a brief tribute to Spade while ...