Oklahoma country singer Blake Shelton is planning a televised benefit to raise money for victims of the massive tornado that swept through Moore, Oklahoma, this week, music magazine Billboard reported Wednesday.
"The Voice" judge Shelton, a native of Ada, Oklahoma, which is 75 miles northwest of Moore, said he would have more information on the NBC concert in the next 24 hours.
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Oh my God, he's running.
Even after a Quinnipiac poll released Wednesday shows more people are against his candidacy than for it. Even after the Clintons said they won't endorse him.
And, worst of all, even after Weiner said it's "possible" that more of his sexting photos are still out in cyberspace, and other women may come forward.
Forgive me, Anthony, but...Read more »
The Hangover Part III 2 stars Directed by Todd Phillips Starring Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis, Ed Helms Rated R
After the disastrous “The Hangover Part II,” which effectively remade the original film beat by beat, fans will be relieved to learn that the final movie in the Wolfpack trilogy at least attempts to create a new storyline.
Unfortunately, there’s not much to what is little...Read more »
Fill the Void 4 stars Directed by Rama Burshtein Starring Hadas Yaron, Irit Sheleg, Yiftach Klein Rated PG In Hebrew with English subtitles Opens Friday at the Landmark Sunshine and Angelika
“Fill the Void” takes place almost exclusively inside a small apartment in Tel Aviv’s ultra-Orthodox community. It explores a segment of religious Jewish culture that will seem foreign to many, with the...Read more »
We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks 3.5 stars Documentary by Alex Gibney Opens Friday at the Angelika and Walter Reade Theater
It was only a matter of time before Alex Gibney, our most prolific documentarian, got around to WikiLeaks. Few hot-button issues escape his grasp and only a handful have been as galvanizing as the story of Julian Assange’s website/leak repository, which famously...Read more »
Before Midnight 3.5 stars Directed by Richard Linklater Starring Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy Rated R
Opens Friday at Lincoln Square and Angelika Every nine years or so, filmmaker Richard Linklater reunites with Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy to produce another installment in their series of movies about lovers Celine (Deply) and Jesse (Hawke), who first met on a train to Vienna in 1994.
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Anthony Weiner has stopped beating around the bush about his political future.
Two years after resigning from Congress in a lewd photo scandal, the former U.S. Representative announced in a video message early on Wednesday he is running for mayor.
"I made some big mistakes and I know I let a lot of people down, but I also learned some tough lessons," Weiner said in the video....Read more »
"Sesame Street" trash cans, the Ninja Turtles' lair and Miss Piggy's exquisite wardrobe will have a new home in Astoria next year.
The Museum of the Moving Image announced Tuesday that the Jim Henson family will donate 400 puppets, costumes, props and other memorabilia to the Queens museum for a special gallery.
Henson's daughter Cheryl said her father was always fond of the...Read more »
Members of preservation and community groups will take to the streets Wednesday to show support for a 100-year-old East Village church at risk of being demolished.
The rally will be held at 6 p.m. at Mary Help of Christians Church at 436 E. 12th St., a lot developer Doug Steiner bought to turn into new apartments and ground-floor retail.
Andrew Berman of the Greenwich Village Society...Read more »
Staten Island has some new, but expected guests: cicadas.
Billions of cicadas will emerge from their 17-year slumber on the East Coast in the coming weeks, and are already appearing on Staten Island, according to Ed Johnson, director of science at the Staten Island Museum.
Hundreds of cicadas turned up on Monday night, he said, in areas such as Great Kills, Anadale and Tottenville, and...Read more »