New this week: J.Lo doc, 'Martin' reunion and 'Spiderhead'
This week’s new entertainment releases include an album of guided meditation by Alanis Morissette, a Jennifer Lopez documentary leading up to her halftime performance at the Super Bowl in 2020 and a new “Father of the Bride” remake starring Andy Garcia and Gloria Estefan.
New this week: 'The Offer,' Kehlani, 'I Love That for You'
This week’s new entertainment releases include new music from Future and Kehlani, a 10-episode Paramount+ series that dramatizes the behind-the-scenes story of the making of “The Godfather,” and the comedy “I Love That for You” starring former “Saturday Night Live” cast member Vanessa Bayer as a woman longing to be a home shopping channel host.
'Grooming': The ubiquitous buzzword in LGBTQ school debate
Proponents of restrictions on how U.S. public schools address sexual orientation and gender identity say their ultimate goal is to allow parents more involvement in their children’s education and ensure classroom materials are age-appropriate.
Sophie, pioneering Grammy-nominated Scottish musician, dies at 34 after climbing accident
British singer-songwriter Charli XCX, who had been pursuing a successful but more conventional pop career, abruptly changed direction with the release of her Sophie-produced 2016 EP, “Vroom Vroom.” Charli, who with collaborator A.G. Cook was awarded Variety’s Hitmakers Innovator award in December, said she had long been seeking a more aggressive pop sound in her music. “It was only when I met Sophie and then A.G. that I finally found what I was searching for,” she said. “We just immediately spoke the same language -- we didn’t even have to talk.”chicagotribune.com
Houston Life: Condo Living
The Sophie at Bayou Bend, in the heart of Houston, offers 42 spacious condominium homes. HOUSTON – On this episode of Houston Life: Condo Living we take you through the doors of two of Houston’s newest properties as we explore Giorgetti Houston along bustling Upper Kirby and The Sophie at Bayou Bend along Memorial Drive. We also highlight beautiful, on the market condo offerings from around Houston. We learn how the exquisite staging from CASA Houston has made a big difference in showcasing these design-led spaces and hear from current residents how maintenance-free, lock-and-leave living has changed their lifestyle for the better. We also explore how local architecture and interiors firm Mirador Group is bringing a 120-year-old Italian furniture maker to Houston’s skyline.
EU tries to sell migrant pact amid claims the hardliners won
European Commissioner for Promoting our European Way of Life Margaritas Schinas, speaks during a media conference on the New Pact for Migration and Asylum at EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. The leaders of the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland affirmed their hardline stance at EU headquarters on Thursday. I am asking you to understand it,” European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas said as he was grilled by EU lawmakers. EU officials reject claims that they might pressure these countries, but the commission will draw up a report on how cooperative they are in accepting their nationals back. “It’s good that the European Commission is trying to bring EU countries together to achieve meaningful change.
Sophie Turner, Joe Jonas greet first child
FILE - Joe Jonas, left, and Sophie Turner attend the World Premiere of "Chasing Happiness," in Los Angeles on June 3, 2019. Turner and Joe Jonas have had their first child. The 24-year-old Game of Thrones star Turner and the 30-year-old singer Jonas announced the birth Monday. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas have had their first child. Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas are delighted to announce the birth of their baby," they said in a statement released through his label Republic Records.
New this week: Jim Gaffigan, live baseball, Snoop vs. DMX
Heres a collection curated by The Associated Press entertainment journalists of whats arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. AP National Writer Jocelyn Noveck wrote in her review that Garner, Does a lot with a little. AP Film Writer Lindsey BahrMUSICSnoop Dogg vs. DMX: Its the battle of the canines in the latest Verzuz series. Rap icons Snoop Dogg and DMX will go toe-to-toe Wednesday on Instagram Live at 8 p.m. EDT. That changes with Jim Gaffigan: The Pale Tourist, which is downright daring in its approach if not content.
Prince Harrys Aunt Recalls Trying to Help Meghan Markle: I Just Hope They Will Be Happy
One member of the royal family is speaking out in the wake of Prince Harry and Meghan Marklestepping down as senior members on March 31. Sophie, 55, came from a middle class family and worked for a PR firm before she wed Prince Edward. Similar to Meghan, Sophie struggled with the critical British press and even had topless photos published shortly before her 1999 wedding. We all try to help any new member of the family, Sophie tells The Times. Despite her sympathy toward Meghan, Sophie noted that her situation was different from the couple's whirlwind romance that lasted less than two years before they were headed down the aisle.
Trump says U.S. and Canada to continue to coordinate closely on coronavirus
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a press briefing with members of the Coronavirus Task Force at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 14, 2020. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said on Twitter he had a conversation with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and that the United States and Canada will continue to coordinate closely on the coronavirus outbreak. Trump said in a tweet that it was great to hear that Trudeaus wife Sophie is doing very well after the Canadian prime ministers wife tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday.feeds.reuters.com
Luke Perry's Kids, Sophie and Jack, Post Heartfelt Tributes on What Would Have Been Their
Luke Perry's kids, daughter Sophie and son Jack, paid tribute to their late father on what would have been his 53rd birthday on Friday. "Happy birthday, fashion icon ," she wrote. The black-and-white collage consisted of a series of photos that combined to make one image of Luke's face, beside which the 22-year-old wrestler wrote, "Happy birthday, old man. "The thing that I'm most proud of about my dad, always, is that he was a really good guy," Jack expressed. Luke Perry's Son Jack on the Decision to Honor His Dad's Final Role (Exclusive) Embed Code RestartRELATED CONTENT:Remembering Luke Perry on What Would Have Been His 53rd Birthday'Riverdale' Boss on the Significance of Shannen Doherty's Character in Luke Perry Tribute'Riverdale' Parents Discuss 'Beautiful' Luke Perry Tribute Episode (Exclusive)
Want to adopt a pet? Here are 7 furry felines to adopt now in Houston
Echo, domestic shorthairEcho is a male domestic shorthair cat being kept at Friends For Life Animal Shelter & Sanctuary. Sophie, domestic longhair mixSophie is a female domestic longhair mix currently residing at Friends For Life Animal Shelter & Sanctuary. Jujubee, domestic shorthairJujubee is a handsome male domestic shorthair cat staying at Friends For Life Animal Shelter & Sanctuary. Here's what Jujubee's friends at Friends For Life Animal Shelter & Sanctuary think of him: The sweetest cat you'll ever meet. This story was created automatically using local animal shelter data, then reviewed by an editor.