Arts And Culture

Deadpool and Mickey Mouse (Photo credit: Joe Lederer/Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp/F. Sadou/AdMedia/Sipa USA)

Disney Closes $71 Billion Deal For Fox Entertainment Assets

When Walt Disney Co.’s $71.3 billion acquisition of Fox is completed at 12:02 a.m. Wednesday, Disney will add the R-rated superhero Deadpool, the X-Men and the Fantastic Four to its bench of Marvel characters.
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A woman holds an ice cream cone at Dairy Queen on Richmond's south side, 1018 S. Ninth St., on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. Mjs20180914 Dairyqueen 0008 (Photo credit: Mickey Shuey/Palladium-Item/USA Today)

Start of Spring Kicks Off With Free Ice Cream Cones On Wednesday

Dairy Queen wants everyone to celebrate the start of Spring, this Wednesday with having a free ice cream cone on them.
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In this May 27, 2007 file photo, Dick Dale, known as "The King of the Surf Guitar," performs at B.B. King Blues Club in New York.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Dick Dale, King of Surf Guitar, 'Miserlou' Composer, Is Dead

Dale has died at age 81. His former bassist Sam Bolle says Dale passed away Saturday night, March 16, 2019. No other details were available.
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Brie Larson as 'Captain Marvel' (Photo credit: Disney/Marvel Studios)

'Captain Marvel' Soars Even Higher With Stellar 2nd Weekend

"Captain Marvel" has continued to dominate the global box office in its second weekend in theaters, leaving newcomers in the dust.
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In this Oct. 28, 2018, file photo, fans watch during the first half of an NFL football game between the Oakland Raiders and the Indianapolis Colts at Oakland Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, Calif.  (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron, File)

Board Approves Raiders Lease To Remain In Oakland In 2019

The Coliseum Authority approved a lease agreement on Friday, March 15, 2019, to keep the Raiders in Oakland for at least one more season.
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Oakland A's Fans (Photo by Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group/MCT/Sipa USA)

Oakland A's To Debut Boba, Boozy Popsicles, Giant Beer Tricycle and More For 2019 Season

Down to hit up the Oakland Coliseum this season?
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'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' (Photo credit: Marvel/Disney)

James Gunn Rehired To Direct 'Guardians Of The Galaxy 3'

Months after being fired over old tweets, James Gunn has been rehired as director of “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.” Representatives for the Walt Disney Co. and for Gunn on Friday confirmed that Gunn has been reinstated as writer-director of the franchise he has guided from the start.
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Lilly Singh at the 7th Biennial UNICEF Ball held at Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on April 14, 2018 in Beverly Hills, CA, USA (Photo by JC Olivera/Sipa USA)

YouTube Star Lilly Singh To Host NBC Late-Night Show

NBC is shaking up late-night TV, giving Carson Daly’s slot to a woman of color who’s a star on YouTube. The network said Thursday, March 14, 2019, that a new show, titled "A Little Late with Lilly Singh," will air at 1:35 a.m. EDT beginning in September.
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In this Dec. 1, 2015 file photo, actor John Cusack attends the premiere of "Chi-Raq" in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

Tribeca To Host 'Say Anything...' Reunion; Phish Doc On Trey Anastasio

The Tribeca Film The Tribeca Film Festival announced Thursday that writer-director Cameron Crowe and the cast of “Say Anything...” led by John Cusack will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the classic romance. The 18th Tribeca Film Festival runs April 25-May 5.
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In this May 17, 2011, file photo, Kelly Slater competes in the first round of the Billabong Rio Pro surfing competition at the Arpoador Beach in Rio de Janeiro. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)

Riding The Wave: Surfers Grow Up In Touching Documentary

A new documentary, "Momentum Generation," looks at Slater, Rob Machado, Todd Chesser and others surfers.
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