Arts & Entertainment

John Oliver Set for 'Last Week Tonight'

John Oliver is extremely loyal to Jon Stewart and sought his blessing to move to HBO.


Video Music Awards Back in LA

MTV's outrageous Video Music Awards is returning to the West Coast and will take place at the storied Forum.


Justin Bieber's War Shrine Pic Causes Flap

Justin Bieber apologized Wednesday to those he offended by visiting a Japanese war shrine.


Garcia Marquez Left Unpublished Manuscript

Novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez left behind an unpublished manuscript that he chose not to print while he was alive, it was revealed Tuesday.


African drumming focus of Monthly Music Mix

April 24--TUPELO -- The Link Centre's Monthly Music Mix has featured rock 'n' roll, blues, gospel, country and everything in between -- but never African drumming. That changes this Sunday with a performance by Jerry Jenkins & West African Djembe Drum Ensemble Hasan Drums. Jenkins is a djembefola, a master at the African drum djembe. Djembe "actually means 'let's come together,'" Jenkins said. ...


Elias Rahbani brings laughter to Dubai

At 75 years old, Elias Rahbani is charming as ever. In the lead-up to his first performance in the city at the Dubai World Trade Centre on April 25, he appeared at a press conference on Thursday with his musician son, Gassan Rahbani, and had everyone in the palm of his hand. The legendary Lebanese composer was chock full of hilarious anecdotes that kept his audience in splits — even when his ...


Ormao Dance Company partners with choreographer Nail Ibragimov

April 24--7:30 p.m. Friday and Sunday, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Colorado College Cossitt Hall Theater, 906 N. Cascade Ave., $22 adults, $10 seniors, students and children, 719-471-9759, ormaodance.org "I was captivated by the rocks and of their proportions," says Nail Ibragimov, a renowned Russian choreographer, in reference to his trip to Garden of the Gods, the inspiration for his ...


New Potawatomi art exhibit to open Thursday

April 24--Although the baskets, ceramics, photographs and other artwork that will be on display inside the Dogwood Fine Arts Festival gallery Thursday afternoon are made by a variety of artists using a variety of crafting techniques, they all share one thing in common. They are the creations of regional Potawatomi artists. Thursday is the official unveiling of the new "Life is Art" exhibit, ...


The Collection Loto-QuÉbec - Major partner in Papier14 - 35 works displayed in Quartier des spectacles public spaces

MONTREAL, April 24, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Collection Loto-QuÉbec is a proud partner of Papier14, the contemporary paper art fair that will be held from April 25 to 27 in the heart of the Quartier des spectacles at the corner of Sainte-Catherine Street West and Clark. A unique event in QuÉbec that showcases works of art on paper exclusively, Papier14 features the work of many artists ...


Messina Hof celebrates spring with Wine & Roses Festival

April 24--To celebrate the budding of the vines and the blooming of the roses, Messina Hof Winery and Resort in Bryan is hosting its 30th annual Wine & Roses Festival on Saturday. The event will have its usual fare, including local vendors, food trucks, artisans, wine-pairing and art events, grape stomping competitions and live music; but for the first time, it will also have Bryan Mayor Jason ...


BRIEF: Weekend of events planned for Kroc Center in Norfolk

April 24--NORFOLK -- A weekend of events will pave the way for the opening of the new Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center. The facility, at 1401 Ballentine Blvd., features a gymnasium and fitness center, an indoor aquatics center, a 400-seat chapel-theater and several classrooms and party rooms. The Kroc Center will have an open house Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. ...


Researchers Submit Patent Application, "Three-Dimensional Image Display Device", for Approval

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Politics & Government Week -- From Washington, D.C., VerticalNews journalists report that a patent application by the inventors JUNG, KYUNGHO (Bundang-gu, KR); KIM, JINHWAN (Suwon-si, KR); SUNG, Jeongmin (Suwon-si, KR); YOON, ILYONG (Seoul, KR); YUN, Haeyoung (Suwon-si, KR); JEONG, YONG CHEOL (Yongin-si, KR), filed on February 20, 2013, was made ...


ISS Recommends Shareholders Vote the White Proxy Card for Third Point’s Nominees at Sotheby’s Annual Meeting

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Third Point announced today that Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), the nation’s leading independent proxy advisory firm, has recommended that all of their institutional shareholder clients vote Third Point’s white proxy card at the Annual Meeting to be held on May 6, 2014. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Dear Fellow ...


Stolen Moments Jazz Quartet to perform at OUS on Friday

April 24--The Ohio University Southern Evening Concert Series concludes on Friday with the Stolen Moments Jazz Quartet from Charleston, W.Va., at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Collins Center Bowman Auditorium. Members of the quartet include J. Scott Milam, vibraphone; Ron Oxley, guitar; Mike Harbour, bass; and Kenny Johnson, drums. Special guest artist will be David Porter on trumpet. "This is our ...


O.penVAPE Collaborates With The String Cheese Incident to Present "The Free Incident" April 28

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwired) -- 04/24/14 -- In collaboration with O.penVAPE, The String Cheese Incident will celebrate the band's first studio album release in nine years with a free concert April 28 at 6pm, The Hill, 13th and College avenues, Boulder, CO. The concert is open to the public at no charge. The String Cheese Incident's highly anticipated new album release, "Song in My Head," will ...


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