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  • Actor arrested with Jackie Chan's son released

    Updated: 29 min ago

    BEIJING (AP) — A Taiwanese actor arrested on drug charges along with the son of Hong Kong film star Jackie Chan was released Friday after two weeks in detention, amid a broad anti-drug crackdown in China's capital that has ensnared several celebrities. Kai Ko emerged from a Beijing detention center before dawn and into a scrum of reporters from mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Followed to his hotel by the press pack, a visibly agitated Ko challenged one reporter to a fight before retreating inside an elevator. The 23-year-old was arrested on Aug. 14 along with Jaycee Chan, son of the Hong Kong martial arts superstar. Police said both actors tested positive for marijuana and admitted using the drug, and that 100 g

  • Miley Cyrus' date turns self in, posts bail

    Updated: 51 min ago

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards and who had been sought on an Oregon arrest warrant has turned himself in and posted bail, an Oregon official said Thursday night. Jesse Helt, 22, turned himself in at the Polk County Jail in the Willamette Valley community of Dallas, Oregon, was booked on a probation violation warrant and then posted $2,500 bail, said Martin Silbernagel, director of Polk County Community Corrections . Helt will be expected to appear before a judge in about two weeks, Silbernagel said in a telephone interview.

  • Movie Review: 'The November Man'

    By Roger Moore, MCT Information Services | Published: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    Movie Review: ‘The November Man’ is a humorless, muddled, bloody and generally unpleasant thriller.

  • Oklahoma Band Q&A: Special Disaster Team

    By Becky Carman, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    For Norman’s Special Disaster Team, the next logical step after high school band days was to form a ska band. For just a few days, all of SDT’s ex-pats, now scattered across the country, are reuniting for throwback shows to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the band’s album “Eve of Destruction” and also the band’s breakup, in 2004.

  • Labor Day events are planned around Oklahoma

    By Jessica Allison, For The Oklahoman | Updated: 6 hr ago

    Rodeos, fairs and other events all over Oklahoma will provide plenty of family-friendly opportunities to celebrate the Labor Day holiday and long weekend.

  • Making Tracks: Mad Manhattan gives fans taste of new material with 'Shadowtalk'

    By Nathan Poppe, Entertainment Writer | Published: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    Making Tracks: Mad Manhattan is the new Oklahoma City pop music project led by Jonathan King.

  • Oklahoma-Texas duo Maddie and Tae take on bro country trend on breakout smash 'Girl in a Country Song'

    By Brandy McDonnell, Features Writer | Published: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    A little more than a year after relocating to Nashville, Tenn., Tae Dye, 18, of Ada, and Maddie Marlow, 19, of Sugarland, Texas, are rocking the country music world by refusing to be just “little country girls.”

  • Tinseltown Talks: Supporters hope to expand 'It's a Wonderful Life' Museum in New York

    By Nick Thomas, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    One-time actress Karolyn Grimes pours heart into “It’s a Wonderful Life” museum.

  • Album Review: Air, 'Music for Museum' (The Vinyl Factory)

    By Kellen McGugan, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    Album Review: Air, ‘Music for Museum’ (The Vinyl Factory)

  • Celebrate Labor Day with the arts, food and culture in Oklahoma

    By Jessica Allison, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    Events across Oklahoma provide plenty of opportunities to enjoy a long Labor Day weekend.

  • Crime comics' comeback included 'Ms. Tree,' 'Daredevil'

    BY MATTHEW PRICE, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    Crime comics were nearly left for dead in the United States following Senate hearings in the 1950s. But the genre came roaring back, perhaps most notably due to Frank Miller, whose “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For” film, based on his comics, is in theaters now.

  • Movie Review: 'As Above, So Below'

    BY JORDAN MINTZER | Published: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    Movie review: ‘As Above, So Below’ is only so-so.

  • Album Review: Kimbra, 'The Golden Echo' (Warner Bros.)

    By Jessica Allison, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    Album Review: Kimbra, ‘The Golden Echo’ (Warner Bros.)

  • Morgan Freeman narrates new documentary on dwindling lemur population

    BY GENE TRIPLETT, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    Morgan Freeman narrates “Island of Lemurs: Madagascar,” a new documentary about the dwindling lemur population.

  • Album Review: The Bug, 'Angels & Devils' (Ninja Tune Records)

    By Beau Blackstock, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    Album Review: The Bug, ‘Angels & Devils’ (Ninja Tune Records)

  • 'Oklahoma!' comes back to Oklahoma

    BY LEIGHANNE MANWARREN, Staff Writer | Published: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    “Oklahoma!” star Shirley Jones and former Oklahoma Gov. George Nigh were honored Thursday at an event at the Visual and Performing Arts Center at Oklahoma City Community College for viewing a remastered version of the iconic musical film.

  • Daughter: Joan Rivers 'resting comfortably'

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Joan Rivers was hospitalized Thursday after she was rushed from a doctor's office when she went into cardiac arrest, police and hospital officials said. In a statement, Melissa Rivers said her mother was "resting comfortably" with family. She did not elaborate on the 81-year-old comedian's condition. "We ask that you continue to keep her in your thoughts and prayers," Melissa Rivers said. She offered thanks for the "overwhelming love and support for my mother." Earlier Thursday, The Mount Sinai Hospital spokesman Sid Dinsay confirmed that Rivers was brought there in the morning.

  • Charlie Sheen To Joan Rivers: 'Please Come Back To Us'

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Outspoken actor Charlie Sheen took to twitter today, where he posted a heartfelt message to hospitalized comedian Joan Rivers. In the message, Sheen posted a signed photo of an early appearance he made on The Late Show featuring Joan Rivers, which Rivers hosted in the 1980s. NEWS: Joan Rivers Placed in Medically Induced Coma Following Routine Surgery Charlie captioned the picture, "Please come back to us young lady. Your inimitable genius and compassion keeps a world you set in motion, a lot better every day" @joan_rivers Please come back to us young lady. Your inimitable genius and compassion keeps a world you set … http://t.

  • 5 Reasons Why Brad & Angelina Are the Best Celeb Couple Ever

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Following their secret nuptials, ET is counting down the reasons why Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are the best celebrity couple to ever walk a red carpet. PHOTOS: 2014 Celebrity Weddings 5.) They give us plenty to gossip about. As a matter of fact, their relationship was born out of scandal. Brad admitted to falling in love with Angelina during filming of Mr. & Mrs. Smith in 2004. At the time, Brad was still married to Jennifer Aniston. Jen filed for divorce in 2005. 4.) They're generous. Angelina is a United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees ambassador, while Brad's Make It Right organization has built nearly $6 million worth of safe homes, buildings and communities for people in need.

  • Beyonce Goes Braless For The Upcoming 'CR Fashion Book'

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    The great and powerful Beyonce is proving yet again that her brand as the bellwether of fashion and culture hasn't tarnished by serving as the cover model on CR Fashion Book's fifth issue. Before revealing that Beyonce would be the cover star, CR Fashion Book released a photo of a masked model, and told everyone that they should "start guessing" who would be gracing the face of the issue. PICS: Hollywood's Hottest Bikini Bods! After the announcement was made, the publication wrote on their site, "The empress of pop meets a force of fashion. In her first collaboration with Carine Roitfeld, the ever-changing Beyonce expresses her many moods, manners, auras, and multifaceted characters. All hail!"