NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tossing catfish onto the ice has been a popular hockey tradition in Music City and the Nashville Predators finally have their own catfish tank inside the arena.
AUSTIN — Vangelis Andrikopoulos and Zak Kempson landed here planning to sleep in their rental car.
New characters give ‘Thomas & Friends’ a jolt of girl power
NEW YORK (AP) — Girls are finally getting a bigger role in Thomas the Tank Engine's boy-dominated world.
Mattel, the toy maker that owns the Thomas brand, will add two female main characters to the "Thomas & Friends" TV series next year. Nia and Rebecca will appear in each episode and help fix the gender imbalance at the shed where Thomas and the other main characters live: Three of the seven engines at Tidmouth Sheds will be female, up from just one.
‘Thomas & Friends’ Get a Jolt of Girl Power
Frankie Muniz, Jordan Fisher and Derek Fisher have signed up for the new season of 'Dancing With the Stars'.
The 'Malcolm in the Middle' actor, the 23-year-old singer-and-actor and the former New York Knicks coach are among the latest names to be reported to be taking part in the ballroom contest, with violinist Lindsey Stirling - who shot to fame after competing on 'America's Got Talent' in 2010 - and former Paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen also signing up.
After working with the likes of Alicia Keys, Britney Spears and Madonna, Billy Blanks Jr. is taking on Connecticut.
The dancer, director and choreographer, who this month moved with his son to Greenwich, has been named artistic director at the renovated Wall Street Theater in Norwalk. And he’s bringing along his distinctive approach to keeping fit.
“Fitness is beyond about getting sweaty,” he said. “It’s about being a place where people can come in and afterward be able to handle their week.”
The best film awards show airs this weekend — no, I’m not talking about the Academy Awards (Sunday at 8:30 p.m. on ABC). Host Jimmy Kimmel will no doubt continue his fake feud with Matt Damon and look like the guy who’d rather be bowling than preside over that dirge of a show.
Hilary Hahn did not get devoured on "Shark Tank." In fact, she did swimmingly.The former McMurray resident attracted a top-dollar investment from a high-profile investor on the popular ABC-TV show Friday night. Mark Cuban, owner of the National Basketball Association's Dallas Mavericks, offered a deal for her business, The Style Club, that appealed to her."He was my target, the one I wanted to make a deal with," Hahn, 30, said of an agreement that was, essentially, The Style Club meets the South...
Engaging students with the novel and old-school
WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — From "gamifying" popular works of literature, to pitching invention ideas in "Shark Tank" productions, area school districts are rethinking how to get beyond homework and traditional lectures to engage students.
The new big-screen adaptation of "Ben Hur" is hoping to win the end-of-summer chariot race by playing to a faith-based audience.
The film, opening Friday, stars John Huston ("Boardwalk Empire," "American Hustle," "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies") in the titular role, immortalized in 1959 by Charleton Heston.