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  • Colorado artist's sculpture wins top award in Mason City, Iowa

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    MASON CITY, Iowa — A statue of a farmer leaning on a spade has been selected from among 20 other sculptures as the most popular in Mason City. The work, called "The Farmer," is this year's winner of the People's Choice award in the north Iowa city. The city will buy it for $15,000...

  • Shatner, 'Star Trek' director to meet about role

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — "Star Trek" may be the next frontier for William Shatner — again. Shatner, who played the original James T. Kirk, says he's meeting soon with Roberto Orci, who's directing "Star Trek 3," to discuss reprising his Kirk in the rebooted franchise. "I had a talk with him...

  • Fashion icon mourned in Dominican homeland

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Designer Oscar de la Renta was mourned Tuesday in the Dominican Republic as a native son who brought glamour and prestige to a largely poor country better known for baseball and beaches than elegant evening wear. The death of the style icon...

  • Actress Daniele Watts charged with lewd conduct

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Daniele Watts, who suggested she was detained by police because of racial profiling after she was found in a parked car with her boyfriend, was charged Tuesday with lewd conduct. Watts, 28, and her boyfriend Brian Lucas, 43, were each charged with a single...

  • Channels removed from Dish amid pact spat

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    ENGLEWOOD — Channels such as Cartoon Network and CNN are no longer part of Dish's programming lineup as a deadline has passed for the satellite TV provider and Turner Broadcasting to renew their distribution agreement. Dish Network Corp. said Tuesday that Turner refused to extend the...

  • Art for the Cure exhibit to close with silent auction, awards

    By Kelly Anderson, kelly.anderson@gazette.com
    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Sponsored Content: The Bridge Gallery will host an exhibit closing for “Art for the Cure: The Courageous and Beautiful” from noon-3 p.m. on Sunday. The ceremony will feature a silent auction and an awards ceremony for the People’s Choice Winner. The gallery, located at 218 W. Colorado...

  • It's 'Gidget' with a few twists in TheatreWorks' high camp production

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    It's "Beach Blanket Bingo" meets "Gidget," with a side of "Sybil" and a spritz of 1960s slasher film. The new production "Psycho Beach Party," by famed female impersonator Charles Busch, opens at TheatreWorks on Thursday. Playwright Busch will also be in town to perform a cabaret,...

  • FX launching online 'Simpsons World' experience tomorrow

    Terry Terrones
    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    Tomorrow FX Networks will unleash Simpsons World, an interactive digital and online experience centered on the animated television series “The Simpsons.

  • Halloween attractions up the scare factor

    By BETH J. HARPAZ The Associated Press -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    Halloween seems to be getting scarier, with attractions going ever-more interactive and in-your-face. At Knott's Scary Farm in Buena Park, Calif., guests are outfitted with neon-green laser guns and ordered to shoot actors portraying zombies by aiming at their heads. At the Dent...

  • Video Game Haiku Review - 'Alien: Isolation'

    Terry Terrones
    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    Title: Alien: Isolation Format: PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One Price: $49.99-$59.99 Publisher: Sega Developer: The Creative Assembly ESRB Rating: M (Mature, 17+) The Grade: B –   Alien: Isolation Haiku Review Poop your pants scary Hide or die in gnarly way ...

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