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Players in hunt for Pokemon Go monsters feel real-world pain

July 9, 2016 LOS ANGELES — Beware: “Pokemon Go,” a new smartphone game based on cute Nintendo characters like Squirtle and Pikachu, can be harmful to your health. more »»

Actress Ellie Kemper to pen book

July 8, 2016 NEW YORK — The star of "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" is breaking into print. more »»

Drummer Steven Adler rejoins Guns N' Roses

July 8, 2016 CINCINNATI — Drummer Steven Adler rejoined Guns N' Roses on stage in Cincinnati to mark his first performance with the band fronted by Axl Rose in more than a quarter century. more »»

Applause Calendar

July 7, 2016 July 8 Toledo Stoplight Festival Courthouse Square, High Street, Toledo 4:30-9 p.m. Farmers Market and, Malek’s Fisherman Band, Kat & Hall, and Inner Lite will be performing liv. more »»

Brit Floyd comes to the Des Moines Civic Center July 24

July 7, 2016 DES MOINES — Des Moines Performing Arts is pleased to present Brit Floyd: Space and Time Continuum Tour at the Des Moines Civic Center stage for one night only at 7:30 p.m. on July 2. more »»

State Historical Museum hosts ‘The Nitch’

July 7, 2016 DES MOINES – Back by popular demand, the storyteller and “facemaker” known as Satyrus Jeering brings tales of travels and misadventures to the State Historical Museum of Iowa next mont. more »»

Cedar Valley Gospel Music Fest is July 13-16

July 7, 2016 CEDAR FALLS — 2016 marks the first Cedar Valley Gospel Music Festival at the Riverivew Conference Center, 439 N. Division St., Cedar Falls, with four days packed with great gospel music. more »»

New season, new mystery for Camp Creamery drama camp

July 7, 2016 NEW PROVIDENCE — Celebrating 10 years of being sponsored by Renewal Community, Inc, and the New Providence Roundhouse Players, Camp Creamery drama camp will present its local performance at 7 p.. more »»

Family Funday at the RiverLoop amphitheatre

July 7, 2016 WATERLOO — In recognition of the Waterloo Center for the Arts’ 50th Anniversary, the community is invited to celebrate from 1-3 p.m. on July 10 at the RiverLoop Amphitheatre, 225 Commercial St. more »»

Mortensen flirts with utopia in ‘Captain Fantastic’

July 7, 2016 “Captain Fantastic “ is about the fantasy of being able to create a perfect world for your children, and the crushing realization that such control is ultimately impossible. more »»

In lawsuit, Gretchen Carlson alleges sex harassment at Fox News

July 7, 2016 NEW YORK — Former Fox News Channel anchor Gretchen Carlson sued network chief executive Roger Ailes on Wednesday, claiming she was fired after she refused his sexual advances and complained about... more »»

J.Lo, Spears part of a song for Orlando victims

July 7, 2016 NEW YORK — GLAAD and Interscope Records have joined forces to release a song featuring Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez and Mary J. more »»

Judge OKs bankruptcy plan for rapper 50 Cent

July 7, 2016 HARTFORD, Conn. — A federal bankruptcy court judge in Connecticut on Wednesday approved a plan for 50 Cent to reorganize his finances and pay back creditor. more »»

Broadway’s ‘Fun Home’ cast sets benefit for Orlando victims

July 6, 2016 NEW YORK — Many Broadway stars have joined together to sing and raise money to help the survivors of the gay nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida. more »»

'The Birth of a Nation' film inspires lectures

July 6, 2016 NEW YORK — Nate Parker's "The Birth of a Nation" isn't out until October, but some libraries will be teaching about the slave rebellion that it's based on later this summer. more »»

Box office top 20: ‘Dory’ tops 'Tarzan,' 'BFG'

July 6, 2016 NEW YORK — Tarzan didn't roar and The Big Friendly Giant didn't stomp. Instead, "Finding Dory" led the box office for the third straight week, taking in $51. more »»

Hollywood flees Louisiana for sweeter taxes

July 5, 2016 NEW ORLEANS — It’s the middle of a recent work day inside a Hollywood-style movie studio in downtown New Orleans, and Trey Burvant turns off the lights on an empty Stage 1. more »»

25 people taken to hospitals during Kenny Chesney concert

July 4, 2016 PITTSBURGH — Officials say more than two dozen people were taken to hospitals and several others were arrested in and around the Kenny Chesney concert in Pittsburgh. more »»

Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and author, dead at 87

July 3, 2016 NEW YORK — Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel, the Romanian-born Holocaust survivor whose classic “Night” became a landmark testament to the Nazis’ crimes and launched Wiesel’s long career as one of the... more »»

 
 
 

 

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