• Oklahoma nonprofit news in brief

    Published: Fri, Aug 1, 2014

    Oklahoma nonprofit briefs for Aug. 3.

  • Video: Oklahoma City Zoo's "Art Gone Wild" exhibit opens TONIGHT in Paseo Arts District

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: 32 min ago

    A version of this story appear in Friday’s Weekend Life section of The Oklahoman. ‘Art Gone Wild’ exhibit showcases paintings by Oklahoma City Zoo animals The fifth annual art show opens Friday night in the a.k.a. gallery in the Paseo Arts District of Oklahoma City. Taking a firm grip on her paintbrush, Pearl […]

  • Video: John Fullbright plays a new, untitled song; performing free TONIGHT at Myriad Gardens

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Fri, Aug 1, 2014

    Listen to this incredible untitled song by Grammy-nominated Oklahoma singer-songwriter John Fullbright, who performed it last month at the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival in Okemah, which is the hometown of the late, great Woody Guthrie and near Fullbright’s home base of Bearden. As previously reported, Fullbright is playing another free, home-state show at 8 tonight […]

  • Stars willing to risk opinions on Gaza clash

    Updated: 51 min ago

    When director Jonathan Demme was approached to show support for all victims of the conflict in Gaza, he didn't hesitate to sign on. Actor Wallace Shawn is willing to put up with jeers on the street for his opinions about the violence. And Mark Ruffalo is determined to air his views about the fighting on Twitter, no matter the cost to his social media numbers. The Israel-Palestinian debate was once considered so delicate a topic, it was pretty much off-limits to celebrities. But in another sign that social media is intensifying how we wrestle with sensitive global issues, stars of all stripes are taking to the Internet to openly discuss the conflict that has killed more than 1,300 people.

  • Farewell, Monty Python

    Jim Bennett, Deseret News | Updated: 20 hr ago

    Monty Python is now officially dead, but that's unlikely to slow them down.

  • EXCLUSIVE: 'Nashville' Goes Live! Season 3 Premiere to Air Groundbreaking Music First

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    If you love Nashville, then you're going to fall head over heels for this exciting news! The smash ABC series is kicking off their third season with a live musical event that will weave throughout the Sept. 24 premiere, Entertainment Tonight can exclusively reveal. The unprecedented episode will feature two live performances from some of your favorite Music City characters, and get this—they will truly be live. Fans on the east and central coasts will enjoy the first set of unique live renditions, and then when it comes time for the west coast to join in on the country music fun, the Nashville stars will perform live for a second time. Continue reading...

  • 7 Times We Fell in Love With Chris Pratt

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Chris Pratt is quickly becoming one of Hollywood's new leading men... it's about time! His new film Guardians of the Galaxy opens this weekend and is already set to be a huge box office success. To celebrate the Guardians star, we're breaking down seven reasons Chris Pratt is our favorite person ever.

  • 'Big Brother's' Amber: Caleb Ruined My Game

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ET special correspondent Lance Bass was with Amber, the latest houseguest to be eliminated from Big Brother, who told him that she's relieved to be out of the house.

  • Orlando Bloom Ecstatically Dances to Pharrell's 'Happy' Post-Justin Bieber Fight

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Orlando Bloom is clearly over that Justin Bieber scuffle.

  • Manny Roth, founder of Café Wha?, dead at 94

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Manny Roth, founder of the Greenwich Village club Café Wha?, has died. Roth, who gave early breaks to such future superstars as Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix and Bruce Springsteen, died July 25 at age 94. His daughter, Jodi Roth, said he died of natural causes at his home in Ojai, California. He also worked with Richard Pryor, George Carlin and other comedians. The uncle of Van Halen singer David Lee Roth, he was among the guests at Café Wha? in 2012 when a reunited Van Halen performed there.

  • Justin Bieber Looks So Unbearably Sad on a Yacht in Ibiza

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Justin Bieber (and what seems like every celebrity ever) is in Ibiza, and he's been having a very Justin Bieber kind of vacation. Michelle Rodriguez ditches Justin Bieber and Reunites with Zac Efron in Ibiza. He's hanging out with a model. Continue reading...

  • Larry King and Piers Morgan trade jabs

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Clearly, former CNN prime-time stars Larry King and Piers Morgan aren't big fans of each other. After King derided Morgan's interview skills and called him pompous, Morgan responded on Twitter on Friday that King was a "graceless, petty little man." Morgan's 9 p.m. CNN show was canceled this year. He had replaced King in that time slot in 2011. King, in an interview with WGRF in Buffalo, says he had trouble watching his successor because the interviews were all about him. Morgan, in turn, criticized King's ratings, posting a clip where King famously misidentified addressed Ringo Starr as "George," and writing, "Get over it, you daft old goat.

  • Robert Kennedy Jr. to marry actress Cheryl Hines

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    HYANNIS, Mass. (AP) — Robert Kennedy Jr. and "Curb Your Enthusiasm" actress Cheryl Hines are planning to tie the knot in a wedding at the Kennedy compound in Massachusetts. Kennedy's cousin Patrick Kennedy, a former congressman, says the wedding is planned for Saturday afternoon at Ethel Kennedy's home in Hyannis Port on Cape Cod. He says many members of the family are planning to attend. The 60-year-old Robert Kennedy is an environmental lawyer and activist who lives in New York. He is son of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and nephew of President John F. Kennedy and the late Sen. Edward Kennedy. It will be his third marriage. Hines has been nominated twice for Emmys for her role playing Larry David's wife on HBO's "

  • ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Is As Full of Twists, Drama, & Hook Ups As We Thought!

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    The "Bachelor" and "Bachelorette" franchise is headed to paradise ...

  • Batman creator's personal copies to be auctioned

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Batman creator Bob Kane's own copies of the Caped Crusader's earliest appearances are going up for auction. ComicConnect is selling Kane's file copies of Detective Comics Nos. 27 through 45 and Batman Nos. 1 through 3. The auction house declined to put an estimate on their value, saying such items rarely come up for sale. The comics come from the collection of Hollywood screenwriter Bob Underwood. The sale also has a nearly mint copy of the first Incredible Hulk comic book. The 1962 issue is one of four copies known to exist. It could bring $300,000. There is also a 1942 Archie comic book. Archie No. 1 marked the first time the red-headed character appeared in his own magazine. Its pre-sale estim

  • 10 Celebs Who Were Too Old to Play High School Students

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    While it's not unusual to cast stars older than their characters, some really went over the top. We're taking a look at some celebs who played high school students long after graduation.

  • EXCLUSIVE: 'Pretty Little Liars': Watch the First Scene of Next Week's 'Crazy' Episode!

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    We've got a secret—but we're not keeping it!

  • Justin Bieber's Not So Number 1 Fans

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Justin Bieber has some pretty die-hard fans, but there are some celebs who just aren’t quite catching on.

  • Met Opera workers say they hope to avert lockout

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Unionized workers at the Metropolitan Opera said Friday they want to work with management to avoid shutting down one of New York City's most prestigious cultural institutions. A day after a lockout deadline was postponed, Tino Gagliardi, president of the Met orchestra's union, told about 100 performers and other union members at a rally that it was negotiating in good faith. Met General Manager Peter Gelb had threatened a lockout at 12:01 a.m. Friday if the unions did not agree to pay cuts. Management announced late Thursday it had agreed to a federal mediator's request to extend the deadline for the threatened lockout until 12:01 a.m. Monday.

  • New Mexico film industry expects a busy summer

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Film Office says another project is coming to the state, bringing to 10 the number of movies and television shows currently being produced in New Mexico. Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced the feature "Kepler's Dream" will film in Albuquerque and Santa Fe County from the end of July through the end of August. The production is just the latest in a steady stream of new projects for the state, which saw interest from film companies drop after Republican Gov. Susana Martinez took office in 2011 and tried to eliminate a rebate program that her predecessor, Democrat Bill Richardson, had enacted to build the film industry in New Mexico.