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Rhiannon Giddens: A Folk Star’s Breakout Moment

Rhiannon Giddens: A Folk Star’s Breakout Moment

April 30, 2015

By Jon Bream Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (TNS) She is named after a Welsh mythological spirit. She calls a guy named T Bone her “fairy godfather.” And she just led a singalong at the White House with Barack and Michelle. Rhiannon Giddens has been on a roll since hip producer T Bone Burnett ca...

Prospects Fading For ‘NBC Nightly News’ Anchor Brian Williams’ Return

Prospects Fading For ‘NBC Nightly News’ Anchor Brian Williams’ Return

April 28, 2015

By Stephen Battaglio Los Angeles Times (TNS) WASHINGTON — Many in the media business believe that the future looks bleak for suspended “NBC Nightly News” anchor Brian Williams. NBC News executives are in the midst of an internal review into Williams’ reporting, and it will be at least five ...

Hot Summer Movies, From ‘Avengers’ To ‘Minions’

Hot Summer Movies, From ‘Avengers’ To ‘Minions’

April 28, 2015

By Rafer Guzman Newsday (TNS) Everything old is new again this summer, as many familiar characters and beloved titles — some more than 50 years old — return to the big screen. That means superheroes, of course, and so summer officially begins with the second “Avengers” film on Friday and con...

Fraternities Drop Student Lobbying Against Rape Investigations

Fraternities Drop Student Lobbying Against Rape Investigations

April 28, 2015

By David Glovin Bloomberg News (TNS) New York-- College fraternities and sororities, facing an online protest by hundreds of their members, won’t ask students to push for rules making it harder for universities to investigate campus rape claims. The groups’ political arm had planned to enlist the s...

Mexicans Hold North Korean Freighter Over UN Weapons Sanctions

Mexicans Hold North Korean Freighter Over UN Weapons Sanctions

April 28, 2015

By Tim Johnson McClatchy Foreign Staff (TNS) TUXPAN, Mexico — The cargo holds were empty and the 430-foot-long North Korean freighter Mu Du Bong was riding high in the water when the vessel slammed into a coral reef in Mexican waters in the Gulf of Mexico last July 14, thudding to a halt. The f...

Project Makeover Part Three: Hair and Makeup

Project Makeover Part Three: Hair and Makeup

Angela Richart

April 23, 2015

After tanning and shopping there were learning the basics of makeup and getting my hair professionally done. Our style and fashion guru, Lizz Cornett took me under her wing for the makeup training. I have fiddled with makeup off an on since high school, but never mastered it. I completely suck at keeping...

Young Life Interview

Young Life Interview

April 23, 2015

Jackson Miller interviews Northeast Young Life sponsors about the organization and how you can become involved.

It’s real: ‘Full House’ Will Be Reincarnated As ‘Fuller House’ On Netflix

It’s real: ‘Full House’ Will Be Reincarnated As ‘Fuller House’ On Netflix

April 21, 2015

By Scott Collins Los Angeles Times (TNS) It’s official: “Full House” is coming back to TV. Or more accurately, to Netflix. The streaming giant confirmed that it has ordered 13 episodes of “Fuller House,” a reboot of the 1987-1995 ABC family sitcom about a widower (Bob Saget) trying to rai...

At ‘Star Wars’ Convention, 60,000 Celebrate Everything From Luke To Lord Vader

At ‘Star Wars’ Convention, 60,000 Celebrate Everything From Luke To Lord Vader

April 21, 2015

By Christopher Borrelli Chicago Tribune (TNS) ANAHEIM, Calif. — Smells of lilac and palm were everywhere, hanging in the air. The Imperial trooper removed his white sculpted helmet and breathed in the spring morning. Immediately, the pleasant smell of Anaheim was replaced with the riper fragranc...

Post Production Students Create Stunning Landscape Videos

Post Production Students Create Stunning Landscape Videos

Angela Richart

April 16, 2015

The Post Production class, which is a new class in the Northeast Community College Digital Cinema program, has been creating beautiful videos all semester. Their latest project was an outdoor landscape piece. As you can see from the playlist below that the end results were spectacular.  Their final...

‘Unfriended’ Director: ‘I Hope After You See The Movie, You Think A Little Bit More About What’s On Your Home Computer’

‘Unfriended’ Director: ‘I Hope After You See The Movie, You Think A Little Bit More About What’s On Your Home Computer’

April 16, 2015

By Rick Bentley The Fresno Bee (TNS) Nelson Greaves went to Harvard to study English with plans of going into law or medicine. He didn’t take either path but turned a high-school pastime of making movies into his career. Greaves is the writer and producer of the new horror film “Unfriended.”...

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