Kanye West qualifies for presidential race in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Rapper Kanye West has qualified to appear on Arkansas’ ballot this fall as an independent presidential candidate, Secretary of State John Thurston said Tuesday. Thurston told West’s representatives in a letter that his office had verified the rapper had submitted at least the 1,000 valid signatures from registered voters required to […]

Film academy to host virtual panels about inclusion, equity

By Lindsey Bahr, The Associated PressThu Aug 20 2020 14:08 Lee Daniels, Lulu Wang and Taraji P. Henson are among the talent participating in a series of virtual panels about inclusion and equity in Hollywood hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The organization that puts on the Oscars said Thursday that […]

The always intimate Theatre for One goes online

Mark Kennedy, The Associated Press NEW YORK — The coronavirus hasn’t stopped the world’s smallest theatre. “Theatre for One,” where one audience member sees one short play performed by a single actor in a portable theatre, has now gone online. “The experience is unique to Theatre for One. And in that sense, I think it’s […]

Ren, Stimpy to make TV comeback in new Comedy Central show

LOS ANGELES — The brazen humour of “The Ren & Stimpy Show” will be revisited in a new Comedy Central version of the animated series. The original program that was a hit for Nickelodeon will be reimagined in partnership with Nickelodeon Animation Studio, Comedy Central said Wednesday. Ren, a psychologically challenged Chihuahua, and Stimpy, less […]