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Rihanna sues her father for using the Fenty name without her permission

Rihanna sues her father for using the Fenty name without her permission

Peter Sblendorio and Nancy Dillon

January 15, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

New York Daily News (TNS) Rihanna is clearly “anti” her father’s business practices. The singer is suing her father for allegedly using the name Fenty — which she trademarked — for his own entertainment company without her permission and has “misrepresented” the notion that he and a ...

Jonn Music

Jonn Music

Austin Graves

December 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Top Stories

Jonathan Montalvo is from Norfolk and is in his second year here at Northeast Community College. He is able to graduate in December, but he thinks he is going to take a couple more audio recording classes. He said, “I am always wanting to learn more about audio recording.” Jonathan is always in...

Why the perfectly reasonable Grammy nominations feel like something of a letdown

Why the perfectly reasonable Grammy nominations feel like something of a letdown

December 11, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

One of the most nominated songs at the 61st Grammy Awards first reached many listeners as part of the 60th Grammy Awards. A three-way pileup involving a young country singer, an established EDM star and an up-and-coming dance-pop production team, “The Middle” premiered during January’s annual telec...

Northeast Community College student runs own studio

Northeast Community College student runs own studio

Regan Dorcey, Reporter

December 10, 2018


Filed under Business, Campus, Entertainment, Local News, NECC Student Profiles, Top Stories

Northeast Community College is a place students can learn about their passion and interest. Student, Ben Viergutz, took advantage of the opportunities Northeast gave him. In May of 2018, he graduated from Northeast with an Audio and Recording degree. Currently, Viergutz is back at college majoring in ...

Howie Mandel makes 26 cases for return of ‘Deal or No Deal’

Howie Mandel makes 26 cases for return of ‘Deal or No Deal’

December 4, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Television

LOS ANGELES — CNBC executives have said “deal” to bringing back the television game show “Deal or No Deal.” Almost 10 years since the competition program hosted by Howie Mandel went off the air, new episodes will air on the cable channel. The new order, which includes 30 one-hour episodes taped...

Thanksgiving TV: What to watch

Thanksgiving TV: What to watch

November 20, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Television

Could the secret word be “Thanksgiving”? Because Thursday delivers a 24-hour marathon of colorful ’80s cult fave “Pee-wee’s Playhouse” (6 a.m.-Friday 6 a.m., IFC) — be sure to scream when our kids-show host says the secret word! Check out dozens more holiday viewing options below. (All shows ...

The popularity of the Stan Lee cameo proved everything the Marvel Universe stands for

The popularity of the Stan Lee cameo proved everything the Marvel Universe stands for

November 13, 2018


Filed under Books, Entertainment, Movies

Everything that Stan Lee did was super-sized. Where other writers created worlds, he created a universe populated by heroes blessed, or cursed, with special powers. Their conflicts, internal and external, played out across skylines and time warps, rearranged cities, destroyed planets. Their success ...

Did you vote?

Did you vote?

November 8, 2018


Filed under Campus, Entertainment

All of us went around campus and ask students and facility if they voted. We also asked if they think it is important to vote.

Digital Cinema students are slowing things down

Digital Cinema students are slowing things down

Austin Graves, Co-Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under Activities, Campus, Entertainment

The past couple of weeks the sophomore Digital Cinema students, Austin Graves and Justin Jones, have been learning and practicing to shoot slow motion video. They looked at camera settings and also how to light the subject they are shooting for their camera and lighting class. In this video they tried...

What ‘A Star is Born’ says about love, addiction and the insidious power of music

What ‘A Star is Born’ says about love, addiction and the insidious power of music

October 18, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Music

Twelve days after opening in the U.S., director Bradley Cooper’s remake of “A Star is Born” already has grossed $100 million. The people, collectively, have spoken, and they love it. (I liked it.) They’re crying on the way into the theaters. The soundtrack debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 alb...

Taylor Swift talked about the importance of voting, and registration spiked

Taylor Swift talked about the importance of voting, and registration spiked

October 9, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

It’s been only two days since her impassioned Instagram post encouraged fans to become politically active, but Taylor Swift is already rocking the vote. And rankling President Trump in the process. New voter registrations spiked after the pop star waded into political waters on Sunday, Vote.org dire...

Comedian Nate Jackson makes appearance at Northeast

Justin Larson, Reporter

October 3, 2018


Filed under Campus, Entertainment

Nate Jackson, comedian and cast member on MTV’s hit show Wild N’ Out, performed in the Lifelong Learning Center on Wednesday, Sept. 26 as part of a Wacky Wednesday event. The renowned comedian began his show at 7 p.m. and ran a little past the expected stopping time, ending around 9:15. Admission...

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