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‘Batman’ star Adam West dead at 88

LOS ANGELES – Adam West, whose straight-faced portrayal of Batman in a 1960s TV series lifted the tight-clad Caped Crusader into the national consciousness, has died at age 88, his family said...

DATE: June 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Brendan Fraser still has loyal fans – and they’re not happy about ‘The Mummy’ reboot

The new “Mummy” reboot is getting pilloried by critics – and that’s delightful news for one group of movie fans. “Tom Cruise’s Mummy is a flop,” reads the top post on the Brendan Fraser-devoted...

DATE: June 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Don’t forget hankies for ‘Megan Leavey’

The oddest thing about “Megan Leavey” is its title. After all, Shakespeare never titled his great romances simply “Juliet” or “Antony.” Admittedly, Megan (made both sympathetic and resolute by Kate...

DATE: June 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Moschino bets on casino chic with Vegas-themed runway show

LOS ANGELES – Moschino’s modern showgirl can’t leave home without her sequined denim, studded platforms or feather headdress. Designer Jeremy Scott looked to the iconic performer for his splashy...

DATE: June 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Poignant moments are overshadowed by filler in new season of ‘Orange Is the New Black’

“You’ve got time,” Regina Spektor croons in the theme song that precedes each episode of “Orange Is the New Black.” For the inmates of Litchfield Penitentiary, that’s not a comforting statement....

DATE: June 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Taylor Swift’s latest move is petty, savvy and guaranteed to annoy Katy Perry

We’re not saying that Taylor Swift just released all her music on streaming services at midnight Friday just because her nemesis, Katy Perry, dropped her new album at midnight on Friday. However...

DATE: June 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Ed Victor, literary agent for Clapton, Richards, dead at 77

NEW YORK – Ed Victor, an A-list literary agent whose colorful personality was well-matched by such clients as Keith Richards, Eric Clapton and Andrew Lloyd Webber, has died. Victor died Wednesday...

DATE: June 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

Arts Calendar

Friday Pagosa Folk ’N Bluegrass, 4:30 p.m., $35-$115, Reservoir Hill Park, Pagosa Springs, The PG Trio, 5 p.m., Macho’s north patio, 1485 Florida Rd. Lisa Blue, 5-8...

DATE: June 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Neither Wolf Nor Dog’ opening at Animas City Theatre

It’s taken about 20 years for the film adaptation of the award-winning novel Neither Wolf Nor Dog by Kent Nerburn to come to the big screen. It’s the story of a white writer who is called to help a...

DATE: June 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Cortez Library to showcase Southwest watercolor artist

Southwest landscape paintings by Mancos watercolor artist, Jan Wright, will be showcased through July at Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Paintings include two five-foot long watercolors of...

DATE: June 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Singer Phil Collins cancels show after hotel room fall

LONDON – Singer Phil Collins has been rushed to the hospital after a fall in his London hotel room left him with a severe gash near his eye that required stitches. His management says in a...

DATE: June 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Director: Stacy Keach had a heart attack during Chicago play

CHICAGO – Goodman Theatre artistic director Robert Falls says actor Stacy Keach suffered a heart attack during the opening night of a play at the venue in Chicago. Goodman officials say the...

DATE: June 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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