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MTV Awards salute ‘Beauty & the Beast,’ ‘Stranger Things’

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Film hit "Beauty and the Beast" and Netflix newcomer "Stranger Things" were the night's big winners with two trophies apiece as MTV partied with its Movie & TV Awards show.

May 07, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


‘Fate of the Furious’ laps new films

LOS ANGELES (AP) - "The Fate of the Furious" sped into first place at the box office again, leaving new thriller "Unforgettable" and historical drama "The Promise" in the dust.

April 24, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Guitarist, illustrator offer Wine Country history view

LIVERMORE - In a perfect pairing of music and art at the Bankhead Theater, acoustic guitarist Brian Gore and renowned illustrator Bill Russell bring to life the beauty of California's Wine Country, including Livermore's own rich history. Gore, who has performed multiple times at the Bankhead Theater as founder of International Guitar Night, evokes stories and moods with his music as Russell creates a feast for the eyes using a myriad of visual styles.

April 23, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Entries accepted April 28, 29 for Lathrop Mayor’s Art Show

Planning for the 24th annual Mayor's Art Show and Sale is currently in the works.

April 23, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Game developer sues over park-permit requirement

IRVINE (AP) - A California gaming company sued Milwaukee County Friday over its requirement that developers get a permit to have augmented-reality games like "Pokemon Go" played at its parks.

April 21, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Computer pioneer Robert W. Taylor dies at age 85

WOODSIDE (AP) - Robert W. Taylor, who was instrumental in creating the internet and the modern personal computer, has died. He was 85.

April 16, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


MJC Jazz band spring concert set for April 10

MODESTO –The Modesto Junior College Department of Music presents the Jazz Band Spring Concert on Monday, April 10, at 7 p.m. in the Main Auditorium on East Campus, 435 College Avenue.

March 26, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


MJC offers spring string recital

MODESTO - Modesto Junior College presents a Spring String Recital on Friday, April 7, at 7 p.m. in the Recital Hall – Music 108 on the East Campus, 435 College Avenue, Modesto. Admission is free, with donations gratefully accepted.

March 26, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Arlo Guthrie returning to Livermore’s Bankhead

LIVERMORE – Folk music legend Arlo Guthrie returns to the Bankhead Theater with his "Running Down the Road" tour on Thursday, April 13, at 7:30 p.m.

March 26, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Berry’s 1st album in decades is ‘sensational’

NEW YORK (AP) - Chuck Berry's death came just weeks before the debut single off his first new studio album in nearly four decades was scheduled to go on sale, a friend of the rock 'n' roll legend said.

March 19, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Risky leap into Trump resistance

NEW YORK (AP) - Meetup is taking a leap into the Trump resistance.

March 19, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Trump budget clouds 50th year for Public Broadcasting network

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The federal act that created public broadcasting is marking its 50th year, but if President Donald Trump has his way it could be a hollow celebration.

March 19, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Joni Sledge, member of Sister Sledge, dies at 60

NEW YORK (AP) - Joni Sledge, who with her sisters recorded the enduring dance anthem "We Are Family," has died, the band's representative said Saturday.

March 12, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Blue is the color of the season at Paris shows

PARIS (AP) - It's no secret that politics infuses fashion - and some critics are interpreting the mania for blue at Paris Fashion Week as a statement of "the blues" about the perceived rise of nationalism across Europe and America.

March 05, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Film spotlights human trafficking as Trump promises action

BOSTON (AP) - A new documentary is spotlighting human trafficking across the globe, with a focus on the grassroots activists trying to end the scourge.

March 05, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


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Burns sees Vietnam War as virus

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) - Filmmaker Ken Burns views the Vietnam War as a virus that infected Americans with an array of chronic illnesses - alienation, a ...

July 16, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Only woman to win math equivalent of Nobel Prize dies

STANFORD (AP) - Maryam Mirzakhani, a Stanford University professor who was the first and only woman to win the prestigious Fields Medal in mathematics, has died ...

July 16, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Surfers paddle out to honor wetsuit pioneer Jack O’Neill

SANTA CRUZ (AP) - Thousands of surfers have taken to the waters off California in tribute to wetsuit pioneer Jack O'Neill.

July 10, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Utah man marks 100th birthday by hitting slopes

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump said Sunday that "it is time to move forward in working constructively with Russia" after his lengthy meeting with Russian ...

July 09, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Utah man marks 100th birthday by hitting slopes

SNOWBIRD, Utah (AP) - A Utah man celebrated his 100th birthday by doing what he loves most: Skiing.

July 09, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


July Fourth celebration in DC includes reminders of violence

WASHINGTON (AP) - The festive, star-spangled crowd that gathered for the annual July Fourth concert and fireworks on the National Mall couldn't avoid being reminded ...

July 04, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Remy Ma beats Nicki Minaj at BET Awards

NEW YORK (AP) - Remy Ma has ended rival Nicki Minaj's seven-year winning streak at the 2017 BET Awards, a show highlighted by '90s R ...

June 26, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Judy Garland enshrined in mausoleum

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Judy Garland has been laid to rest in a mausoleum named for her at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

June 11, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Batman forever: Original TV Batman Adam West, 88, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Batman" only aired for three seasons in the 1960s, but Adam West would remain associated with the role forever.

June 11, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Gwyneth Paltrow brings her website to life at Goop

CULVER CITY, Calif. (AP) - There were organic paleo wraps and matcha smoothies, crystal readings and aura photography, hydrating IV drips and an "oxygen bar," $72 ...

June 11, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Maher apologizes use of racial slur during HBO show

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Bill Maher apologized Saturday for using a racial slur to describe himself as a house slave during a live segment for his ...

June 04, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


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