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Polly Higgins is Newsday.com's Lifestyle and Entertainment editor, covering home and garden, food, restaurants, pets, travel and entertainment. Her education includes a journalism degree from Indiana University and a masters in Media Arts from the University of Arizona. She called Arizona home for a number of years, working for both the Arizona Daily Star and (now shuttered) Tucson Citizen. In her spare time, Higgins can be found walking Otto the beagle in her Brooklyn neighborhood, logging miles on her running shoes and watching reruns of "Dallas."
Just a week after announcing she's engaged, Christina Aguilera is reportedly set for round 2 of mommyhood as well.
The pop singer and judge of "The Voice" is expecting a baby with new fiancé Matt Rutler, according to People, Us Weekly and other sources. It will be their first child together; Aguilera, 33, has a six-year-old son, Max, with ex-husband Jordan Bratman.
Rutler, 29, and the...Read more »
After singing “Southern Comfort Zone” to open his set Sunday night, Brad Paisley reminded the Nassau Coliseum crowd that his current stint on the road is called the “Beat This Winter Tour.”
"Thursday, winter won,” Paisley said of the snowstorm, which postponed the performance for three days. “Tonight, we kick winter's ---!"
That defiant tone was shared by the audience -- which included...Read more »
The last musical shoe has dropped with the Academy's announcement that Karen O will perform her Oscar-nominated track “The Moon Song,” from the Spike Jonze film “Her,” during the awards ceremony. The other Oscar nominees for best original song, whose appearances have already been confirmed, include Pharrell Williams (“Happy,” from the animated film “Despicable Me”), U2 (“Ordinary Love,” from the...Read more »
Brad Paisley’s “Beat This Winter Tour” met its match in the latest Long Island snowstorm.
Paisley’s concert tonight at Nassau Coliseum has been postponed until Sunday at 7:30 p.m., according to Nassau Coliseum's website.
A message on the Nassau Coliseum customer service line had said until late Thursday morning that the concert would still take place Thursday, with fans asked to “please...Read more »
In the wake of early negative reactions from Christian audiences to the Biblical film "Noah," director Darren Aronofsky and Paramount Pictures are now publicly reassuring faith-based audiences, but also managing their expectations.
In a lengthy feature posted on The Hollywood Reporter's website Tuesday, the director and Paramount vice chair Rob Moore openly discuss the difficulties of selling...Read more »
The announcement you knew was coming officially arrived Wednesday evening. U2 will perform its Oscar-nominated song "Ordinary Love," from the film "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" at the Academy Awards ceremony March 2. With Idina Menzel scheduled for perform "Let it Go" and Pharell Williams set to perform "Happy," there's only nominated song still not being represented at the Oscars with...Read more »
It’s likely that when Ty Hunter attends a fashion show people are really, really nice to him. As Beyoncé’s stylist, he’s responsible for putting her in some of her best dresses – most recently the white body clinger she wore after her performance on the Grammy Awards.
On Tuesday afternoon at Naeem Khan, Hunter, resplendent in a jacket emblazoned with a sparkly safety pin print and a...Read more »
The Tony-award-winning actress from Woodbury will perform "Let It Go," from the animated Disney musical "Frozen," at the 86th Academy Awards ceremony next month. "Let it Go" is nominated for best original song, while "Frozen" is up for best animated feature. The performance will mark her first time performing an Oscar-nominated song at the awards show. News of Menzel's appearance followed...Read more »
Tracy Morgan sat front row at the Badgley Mischka show Tuesday morning with fiancée Megan Wollover; she dressed in a creamy, fitted frock with gold insets by the designers, he in blue brocade and lots of big bling.
“I like to keep it icy for my lady,” he said referring to his megawatt diamond bracelet and big pendant.
How many fashion shows to date for Morgan? ...Read more »
One thing most people wouldn’t want to be: Hugh Jackman’s personal trainer. Yeah, yeah, he’s an incredible physical specimen, “Wolverine” and all, but not so fast. Jackman, who attended Donna Karan’s 30th anniversary runway show on Wall Street Saturday night – (among the most anticipated events of New York Fashion week) – said, on the subject, “I don’t like to be told what to do. So if my...Read more »