Posted by Hannah Royal | Posted in Entertainment Guide | Posted on 10-02-2013
SAN FRANCISCO—Anxiously anticipated by art, novel, and movie lovers, the “Girl With a Pearl Earring” by Johannes Vermeer is finally in San Francisco.
Known to many through Tracy Chevalier’s 1999 best-selling, historical novel “Girl with a Pearl Earring” and then through the 2003 Hollywood film starring Scarlett Johansson, who epitomized the authentic look of the girl, Vermeer’s painting still infatuates after 350 years.
Often called the “Dutch ‘Mona Lisa,’” “it’s more than just a beautiful girl who was beautifully painted,” said Emilie Gordenker, director of the Mauritshuis in an article from de Young Museum’s Fine Arts Magazine. “She begs a question with her
Posted by Spencer Koch | Posted in Entertainment Updates | Posted on 09-02-2013
- Swan publicly confesses about smoking while pregnant
- Her teary confession used to promote tonight’s show
- Ten says it has not exploited her humiliation
CHRISSIE Swan has gifted Channel 10 a chance to boost ratings through her smoking-while-pregnant saga.
Posted by Hannah Royal | Posted in Entertainment Guide | Posted on 08-02-2013
TERRE HAUTE — A club in New York City or the front room of the Eldredges’ house near West Terre Haute.
The setting never fazed Terry Eldredge, even as a teenager. He could play music anywhere, bold and confident.
“He was never bashful,” recalled Louis Popejoy, a renowned Terre Haute musician and one of Eldredge’s early mentors.
More than 30 years ago, Popejoy fronted a bluegrass quartet that included Terry and his older brother, Grady, that toured the country, including the Big Apple and other East Coast locales. The bright lights and audiences didn’t shake Eldredge.
“I’m a 13-year-old boy, never been out of West Terre Haute, and there I was in downtown New York City,” Eldredge remembered, chuckling. “I didn’t really
Posted by Spencer Koch | Posted in Entertainment Updates | Posted on 06-02-2013
Review in a Hurry: Third time’s a charmer. In this fur-ociously entertaining sequel, Alex the Lion and his zoo crew try to get home to New York by joining a traveling circus. A funny, snappy script and thrilling action sequences make this European adventure a trip worth taking.
WATCH: New Madagascar 3 trailer
The Bigger Picture: A sequel can be a tricky trapeze act, but this latest (and best) installment of the popular DreamWorks franchise performs that high-flying feat with the greatest of ease. An
Posted by Cameron Mockridge | Posted in Entertainment Consultant | Posted on 05-02-2013
In “Schroder,” Amity Gaige’s third novel, an increasingly distressed father in the middle of a custody battle takes off on an unexpected road trip with his 6-year-old daughter, Meadow. The novel takes the form of a long letter written by the father, Eric, to his wife, Laura, trying to explain his actions. In a recent e-mail interview, Ms. Gaige discussed the slipperiness of identity, why this is her darkest novel yet, and more. Below are edited excerpts from the conversation:
After moving to America from East Germany when he’s young, Eric changes his last name, from Schroder to Kennedy, and never tells anyone, including his father. Why can
Posted by Hannah Royal | Posted in Entertainment Guide | Posted on 05-02-2013
AP / BeyoncBeyonc writes thank you note to fellow Super Bowl performersFeb. 4, 2013, 9:27 AM EST
Beyoncé wrote an emotional thank you note to her fellow Super Bowl performers telling them it was an “honor” to take to the stage alongside such “phenomenal ladies.”
The singer wowed the crowd on Sunday with her halftime performance at the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana, which featured a long-awaited reunion with her Destiny’s Child bandmates Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams. T