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Artist-In-Residence Korean pianist Ji to perform at ISU

September 29, 2016 AMES — Hailed by the Chicago Tribune as “a gifted young pianist who is clearly going places,” Ji has been praised from a very young age for his compelling musical presence and impressive technical... more »»

A Holocaust denier is brought to justice in ‘Denial’

September 29, 2016 Mick Jackson’s “Denial” brings all the decorous polish of a British courtroom drama to the pungent libel case of a Holocaust denier. more »»

Takei gives personal collection to museum

September 29, 2016 LOS ANGELES — Actor and activist George Takei is donating a trove of art and artifacts from his life and career to the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles. more »»

'All My Children' creator Agnes Nixon dies at 93

September 29, 2016 LOS ANGELES — Agnes Nixon, the creative force behind the popular TV soap operas "One Life to Live" and "All My Children," has died. more »»

Alec Baldwin's very big deal: playing Trump on 'SNL'

September 29, 2016 NEW YORK — "Saturday Night Live" has made a YUGE decision: It has chosen Alec Baldwin to impersonate GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. more »»

Gomez hits 100M Instagram followers

September 28, 2016 LOS ANGELES — Selena Gomez isn't keeping her Instagram account to herself. The pop star has become the most followed celebrity on the popular photo sharing site. more »»

Prosecutors charge men after Lochte protest

September 28, 2016 LOS ANGELES — Prosecutors have charged two protesters who rushed the stage of "Dancing with the Stars" in a protest against Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte. more »»

Debate reaches 84 million viewers, toppling record

September 28, 2016 NEW YORK — The showdown between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was the most-watched presidential debate ever, with 84 million viewers. more »»

‘Magnificent Seven’ rides Denzel’s star power to $35M debut

September 26, 2016 NEW YORK — Movie stars don’t open movies anymore? Tell that to Denzel Washington and Tom Hanks. more »»

J.K. Rowling: Harambe isn't part of Pottermore

September 24, 2016 Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has clarified that slain gorilla, Harambe, is not a part of her fictional universe. more »»

Brad Pitt allegations relate to treatment of 15-year-old son

September 24, 2016 LOS ANGELES — Allegations Brad Pitt was abusive on a private plane last week relate to the actor’s treatment of his 15-year-old son, sources said Friday, as the FBI continued to gather information... more »»

Backstreet to perform Vegas residency

September 24, 2016 LAS VEGAS — Backstreet will be back — and back and back and back — in Las Vegas. more »»

Comedian Carmichael to author book

September 23, 2016 NEW YORK — Stand-up comic and TV star Jerrod Carmichael is now set to be an author. The creator-star of NBC's "The Carmichael Show" has signed to write his first book. more »»

Margot Robbie set for 'SNL' season debut

September 23, 2016 LOS ANGELES — Margot Robbie is the first guest host as "Saturday Night Live" begins its 42nd season next week. NBC said Thursday that The Weeknd will be the musical guest when the show returns Oct. 1. more »»

Clinton yukks it up with Galifianakis on ‘Between Two Ferns’

September 23, 2016 WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton fielded oddball questions on power ties, pant suits and the Scott Baio vote on the online comedy program, “Between Two Ferns. more »»

Applause Calendar

September 22, 2016 Sept. 22 Holy Land Tour Pastor Dan Vellinga 7 p.m. at The First Congregational Church, 312 W. Main St. Last presentation/Refreshments and fellowship follow program Sept. more »»

Taste of Iowa’s culinary history at Niland’s Café

September 22, 2016 COLO — What comes to mind when you think of Iowa food? Everyone has an Iowa food story, and author Darcy Dougherty Maulsby will bring these stories to life at 2 p.m. on Sept. more »»

Ras Badjao & The Tarakis perform at RiverLoop

September 22, 2016 WATERLOO — Ras Badjao & The Tarakis perform at the final RiverLoop Rhythms concert of the season this from 5:30-9:30 p.m. on Sep. more »»

Reception for exhibits at the Memorial Union

September 22, 2016 AMES — The Memorial Union will be hosting a reception for the current exhibits in the Gallery and Pioneer Room from 5-7 p.m. on Sept. 30. more »»

‘The Magnificent Seven’ rides again, with more guns

September 22, 2016 Deciding to remake “The Magnificent Seven “ with a fresh batch of movie stars is certainly no sin. more »»



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