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Hallmark actress Mamie Laverock, 19, on life support after falling 5 stories from balcony

Actress Mamie Laverock, best known for playing Rosaleen Sullivan on Hallmark Channel series “When Calls the Heart,” is reportedly on life support following a devastating fall on Sunday.

The 19-year-old actress plunged five stories from a balcony walkway in an incident that occurred following intensive treatment for a previous medical ...Read more

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Livin' on: Dead & Company extend Sphere series into August

LAS VEGAS — They’re enjoying the ride, a little bit longer.

Dead & Company is extending its “Dead Forever” residency at the Sphere, the band announced Tuesday.

The new dates: Aug. 1, Aug. 2, Aug. 3, Aug. 8, Aug. 9 and Aug. 10. That stretches the total number of shows in the series to 30.

General on-sale will begin 10 a.m. Friday (go ...Read more

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Nick Carter's attorneys contest 'outrageous claims' in 'Fallen Idols' documentary

Nick Carter's attorneys dispute the sexual assault allegations detailed in the new docuseries "Fallen Idols: Nick and Aaron Carter."

In the docuseries that premiered Monday, three women — Melissa Schuman, Shannon Ruth and Ashley Repp — spoke about their alleged assaults throughout the early 2000s. The women have each sued Carter, who has ...Read more

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Richard Dreyfuss' 'distressing and offensive' rant has prompted a Massachusetts theater to apologize

Richard Dreyfuss' controversial remarks at a "Jaws" screening in Massachusetts on Saturday have prompted the venue that hosted the event to apologize about the Oscar winner's "distressing and offensive" observations.

The "American Graffiti" and "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" star, who appeared onstage wearing a floral-patterned dress, ...Read more

BottleRock Napa Valley: Ticket info, dates released for 2025 festival

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Want to be the first on your block with 2025 BottleRock Napa Valley passes?

Well, you have the chance to make that happen as a limited number of festival presale tickets are now on sale at BottleRockNapaValley.com.

These are general admission ducats, costing $426 each (including fees) and are on sale while supplies last. ...Read more

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Inaugural Festival La Onda takes place this weekend with Maná in Napa

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Thousands of Latin music lovers will be heading to Napa this weekend to witness the inaugural Festival La Onda.

The two-day event, set for June 1-2 at the Napa Valley Expo in downtown Napa, features such popular acts as Grammy-winning pop-rock group Maná, corridos tumbados specialist Junior H, multimillion-selling vocalist...Read more

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Jane's Addiction tour will reunite band's classic lineup: Here are all the dates

SAN DIEGO — The best-known lineup of Jane's Addiction is reuniting for its first tour together since 2010. The Los Angeles-bred band will perform in 25 North American cities in August and September on a double bill with the English band Love and Rockets.

The tour opens with an Aug. 9 show in Nevada at the Fontainebleau Las Vegas, followed by ...Read more

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'Sight' highlights the journey and faith of an Asian American medical hero who helped the blind see

When Dr. Ming Wang came to the United States in 1982 at 21 years old, he had nothing but $50 and a Chinese-to-English translation book. He had just survived the violent cultural revolution in China — including the loss of a dear friend — during which the government had shut down most of the universities in the country.

We see this and much ...Read more

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Sean Kingston hit with 10 charges after raid on Florida home

Singer Sean Kingston has been hit with nearly a dozen charges in his Florida fraud and theft case, just days after local authorities, including SWAT, raided his Sunshine State residence and took him into custody.

The 34-year-old “Beautiful Girls” singer, born Kisean Paul Anderson, is accused of involvement in an organized scheme to defraud ...Read more

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Jimmy Kimmel's 7-year-old son, Billy, undergoes third and final open heart surgery

NEW YORK — Jimmy Kimmel’s youngest child, 7-year-old Billy, underwent his third open heart surgery over Memorial Day weekend.

The Brooklyn-born late night host, 56, announced on Instagram Monday that the surgery at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles was a success.

Billy was born with a congenital heart defect.

“This weekend, our boy ...Read more

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A 'hero': Johnny Wactor's family, friends remember slain 'General Hospital' star

LOS ANGELES — To Johnny Wactor's loved ones, he was more than just a "General Hospital" star. He was a kind son, a best friend, a former lover and a recovering alcoholic, according to the friends and family mourning the TV star, who was killed Saturday.

"They took a wonderful person," Wactor's mother, Scarlett Wactor, said in an interview ...Read more

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Iron Butterfly co-founder Doug Ingle dead at 78; last surviving original band member

Doug Ingle, the co-founder of the 1960s rock band Iron Butterfly and the voice behind their iconic hit “In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida,” has died at the age of 78.

His death was announced by his son, Doug Ingle Jr., in a heartfelt social media post on May 24, reported Rolling Stone. He did not provide a cause of death.

“It’s with a heavy heart & ...Read more

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30 years after Nicole Brown Simpson's murder, her sisters tell her story in docuseries

NEW YORK — To Nicole Brown Simpson's sisters, she was the quiet, serious one — the one who bit her fingernails down to stubs but also loved to entertain and throw lavish parties.

But in the 30 years since she was stabbed to death, along with her friend Ron Goldman, in a horrific crime that became one of the most defining moments of the ...Read more

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Victoria Groce on how she won 2024 'Jeopardy! Masters'

ATLANTA — In 1996 and 1997, Victoria Groce competed on WSB-TV’s long-running high school trivia show “Hi Q” twice representing Walton High School in Marietta. Her team won both times.

Last week, Groce was on TV again, this time in a much larger venue, pocketing $500,000 in the 2024 “Jeopardy! Masters" tournament.

The 43-year-old ...Read more

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What to stream: Embark on guided tour of world cinema with Mubi

The streaming era has been a boon for cinephiles. Suddenly, thousands upon thousands of movies, from old favorites to obscure titles are available with the click of the remote (and a monthly subscription fee). But for some audiences, that’s led to a choice paralysis, locked in a never-ending scroll. That’s where Mubi comes in — the ...Read more

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Movie review: Strong performances propel road trip dramedy 'Ezra'

Director Tony Goldwyn opens his family dramedy “Ezra” in the warm, collegial comfort of a comedy club. Max (Bobby Cannavale) perches on a stool, a handheld camera drifting closer and closer as he tells jokes about his life — including his autistic son — layering truths with punchlines, walking a tight-rope of tones. It’s an invitation ...Read more

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Appreciation: Bill Walton was a passionate music fan who saw the Grateful Dead more than 850 times

SAN DIEGO — Bill Walton's passion for basketball was rivaled only by his passion for rock 'n' roll, in particular the music of the Grateful Dead. The San Diego-bred basketball icon — who died Monday at the age of 71 following a battle with cancer — saw the Dead perform more than 850 times, starting with a 1967 Mother's Day show at San ...Read more

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Richard Dreyfuss reportedly targets women, LGBTQ community at 'Jaws' event

Richard Dreyfuss caused a scene over Memorial Day weekend when the Oscar winner reportedly embarked on a sexist and homophobic rant during a screening of “Jaws.”

The “American Graffiti” star, 76, made several controversial statements about women and the LGBTQ community the “An Evening With Richard Dreyfuss + Jaws Screening,” held ...Read more

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New on DVD: Enjoy corresponding with 'Wicked Little Letters'

A British period piece tops the DVD releases for the week of June 4.

"Wicked Little Letters": Olivia Colman and Jessie Buckley star in this dark comedy in which insulting letters are being sent to women anonymously in post-World War I England.

"Inspired by events that happened in an English village in the 1920s, 'Wicked Little Letters' is an '...Read more

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In 'The Jinx -- Part Two' finale, Andrew Jarecki says Robert Durst was enabled by wife and siblings

Filmmaker Andrew Jarecki has spent much of the last 20 years thinking about Robert Durst, the notorious real estate heir who was suspected in multiple murders but managed to evade justice until the very end of his life.

Jarecki's Emmy winning 2015 docuseries, "The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst," thrust Durst into the spotlight by ...Read more