Chinese authorities blocked an annual independent film festival from opening on Saturday, said organizers of an event that has become a rare and influential venue for the showing of films that could be critical of the government.
An attorney for M.I.A. says his client and the NFL have reached a settlement ending their multimillion dollar dispute over the Sri Lankan rapper's flash of the middle finger during her 2012 Super Bowl halftime performance with Madonna.
The Moroccan-themed Sahara casino that once hosted Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and the Beatles seemed a lost cause in 2011, when its owners declared the 59-year-old property unprofitable and shut it down with little more than a vague promise to return.
It was 1939. America was about to enter a war, and many were still struggling to come out of the Great Depression. On Nov. 21, in Mitchell, the marquee blazed as the Nile Theater opened with its first film "Under-Pup."
Want to see a grandstand show at the Kansas State Fair? We're giving away two pairs of tickets to see the Country Gold concert starring Leroy Van Dyke, Jimmy Fortune of the Statler Brothers, T.G. Sheppard (pictured) and Eddy Raven.