Entertainment

A glimpse of India in Gwinnett: Inside North America’s largest Hindu temple

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Lilburn is celebrating 10 years in Lilburn....

Jerry Rubin’s Weird Road From Yippie to Yuppie

In early 1968, Abbie Hoffman said to Jerry Rubin, his partner in flamboyant protest, “I hate America enough to run the risk of getting killed.”......

'War for the Planet of the Apes' swings big in China with $61.3 million in ticket sales

The haul marks studio 20th Century Fox’s biggest opening weekend ever in China....

'The Vietnam War Episode 3' preview, PBS Tuesday

Titled "The River Styx," the third episode of filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's 10-part, 18-hour PBS documentary series "The Vietnam War" covers the time period from January...

Foster the People, Jacob Banks and others reveal their craziest fan stories

ABC News went backstage at the Meadows Music and Arts Festival in Queens, NY....

A Jewish folk song is preserved in a Japanese video game

How 'Mayim, Mayim,' an Old World Jewish song, made its way into Japan is a mystery, but how it stayed is a geopolitical mess from the 20th century....

7 podcasts to listen to after watching ‘The Vietnam War’

If the 10 episodes of “The Vietnam War” aren't enough, check out these podcasts....

It took Ken Burns and Lynn Novick 10 years to unbury the secrets of the Vietnam War

When you make plans to watch a Ken Burns documentary, you often have to clear out a lot of DVR space: 18 hours for "The Vietnam War."...

'Lady Bird,' 'Shape of Water' added to Chicago film fest titles

Michael Shannon scheduled to pick up award at 53rd edition of film festival....

Pianist debuts Beethoven concerto to open new TSO director's tenure

Zhang Zou has never played Beethoven's Second Piano Concerto in concert....

TV Is Changing for the Better. Just Look at the Records Broken at the 2017 Emmys

When Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon took the stage on Sunday night to accept the Best Miniseries Emmy for Big Little Lies, they had a…...

World's largest pop-up book popping up in Philly

Interactive components with pull tabs and other classic pop-up book features will be featured on the walls...

How Jane Fonda got the nickname ‘Hanoi Jane’

The actress traveled to North Vietnam in 1972 and enraged many in the U.S....

Ex-South Vietnam soldier now in Houston part of PBS series

A former South Vietnamese soldier, now age 77, who relocated to Houston is featured in the new PBS series about Vietnam....

Colbert’s smugness made this year’s Emmys that much worse

Awards shows, by definition, are insufferable: the rich and famous gathering yearly to reward each other for being rich and famous. Yet this year’s Emmys had an almost unbearable...

'The Vietnam War Episode 2' preview, PBS Monday

Titled "Riding the Tiger," the second episode of filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's 10-part, 18-hour PBS documentary series "The Vietnam War" covers the years 1961 to 1963....

Smiley: Nuns' rulers were dangerous enough

An anonymous reader offers us this bit of educational nostalgia:...

It's an extraordinary time to be Traverse City author Doug Stanton

With a new book arriving this week and a big Hollywood movie slated for 2018, its a "good but hectic time" for Traverse City author Doug Stanton...

'It' stomps 'Mother' with $60M in its second week

The Stephen King adaption "It" continues to scare up record ticket sales, taking in an estimated $60 million in its second week....

Baltimore Comic-Con, Baltimore Book Festival, and more of the week's best events

The 10-Best A&E events in Baltimore for the week of Sept. 17-23, 2017...

Lana Del Rey splits from boyfriend

Lana Del Rey has reportedly split from her boyfriend, G-Eazy, and the rapper has already moved on from their relationship and is dating Halsey....

'The Vietnam War' is a mesmerizing masterpiece from Ken Burns (review)

Ken Burns' 10-part, 18-hour 'The Vietnam War' may be his most significantly relevant film....

'The Vietnam War' is Ken Burns' most challenging and controversial film

Produced at a cost of $30 million, the 10-part, 18-hour "The Vietnam War" is what PBS is billing as an "immersive 360-degree narrative."...

Night by night guide to Ken Burns' 'The Vietnam War'

Here are brief summaries for each installment of Ken Burns' 'The Vietnam War."...

Angelina Jolie built spirit house

Angelina Jolie was mindful of being respectful to those who lost their lives in the Cambodian genocide so built a "spirit house" on the set for 'First They Killed My...

In Trump era, politics are more visible than ever at Grand Rapids' ArtPrize

Artists are grappling with the presidency of Donald Trump. Meanwhile, the massive Grand Rapids arts competition is facing political issues of its own....

TV highlights for the week of Sept. 17-23

PBS launches Ken Burns’ 10-part ‘Vietnam War’; ‘America’s Got Talent’ and ‘MasterChef’ pick their champs...

The artist known as the 'invisible man' reveals how he disappears into his works

Nicknamed "the invisible man", Liu Bolin has spent over a decade trying to disappear and gains global fame in the process....

Kidman favourite for Emmy win

Can Nicole Kidman cap her career turnaround with an Emmy Award?...

Rihanna encourages people to drink more, for charity

At a Rihanna is encouraging people to drink heavily at her fundraiser. "The more you drink, the more inspired you'll be to donate money ... and help kids around the world," said...

'Blade Runner' gets anime treatment in new film

Replicants are the center of blame for a massive blackout in a new film from the director of 'Cowboy Bebop.'...

Ken Burns says John McCain wanted to see one specific part of his new documentary series, 'The Vietnam War'

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's new 18-hour documentary series, "The Vietnam War," premieres Sunday on PBS, and it feels searingly immediate....

Reese Witherspoon is the patron saint of middle-aged actresses

Show business has always been hell for women over 40. That was true when Bette Davis bemoaned “the big 4-0” in “All About Eve” nearly 67 years ago, and it’s still largely true...

Whimsical ‘The Good Place’ turned upside-down by shocking twist

The Good Place Wednesday, 10 p.m., NBC Having had their memories erased by Good Place master architect Michael (Ted Danson), afterlife denizens Eleanor (Kristen Bell), Chidi...

Everyman Theatre's 'M. Butterfly' revival thoughtful, uneven

Everyman Theatre offers a thoughtful, if uneven, revival of "M. Butterfly."...

TV highlights: 69th Primetime Emmy Awards and ‘The Strain’ finale

Weekend of Sept. 16-17, 2017| Ken Burns’s long-awaited documentary “The Vietnam War.”...

Book review of Vietnam: An Intimate History by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns

Geoffrey C. War and Ken Burns offer portraits in companion volume to documentary series....

National Book Award nominees announced for nonfiction, fiction

Nominees announced for the National Book Awards for fiction and nonfiction....

Pay attention to Ken Burns’ ‘The Vietnam War’ on PBS, there's much to learn

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick take 18 hours to detail the notoriously complicated conflict....