New this week: J.Lo doc, 'Martin' reunion and 'Spiderhead'
This week’s new entertainment releases include an album of guided meditation by Alanis Morissette, a Jennifer Lopez documentary leading up to her halftime performance at the Super Bowl in 2020 and a new “Father of the Bride” remake starring Andy Garcia and Gloria Estefan.
New this week: 'The Offer,' Kehlani, 'I Love That for You'
This week’s new entertainment releases include new music from Future and Kehlani, a 10-episode Paramount+ series that dramatizes the behind-the-scenes story of the making of “The Godfather,” and the comedy “I Love That for You” starring former “Saturday Night Live” cast member Vanessa Bayer as a woman longing to be a home shopping channel host.
'Grooming': The ubiquitous buzzword in LGBTQ school debate
Proponents of restrictions on how U.S. public schools address sexual orientation and gender identity say their ultimate goal is to allow parents more involvement in their children’s education and ensure classroom materials are age-appropriate.
Sophie, pioneering trans-artist, dies at age 34
In a statement, U.K. label Transgressive said the musician, whose full name was Sophie Xeon, died in the early hours of Saturday morning. “Tragically, our beautiful Sophie passed away this morning after a terrible accident," the statement said. “True to her spirituality she had climbed up to watch the full moon and accidentally slipped and fell." A police spokesperson in Athens confirmed that Sophie slipped and fell from the balcony of an apartment where she was staying and no foul play was suspected in her death. Tributes have poured in from across the LGBT community Sophie, who was transgender and widely considered one of the most pioneering artists in the music industry.
EU tries to sell migrant pact amid claims the hardliners won
European Commissioner for Promoting our European Way of Life Margaritas Schinas, speaks during a media conference on the New Pact for Migration and Asylum at EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. The leaders of the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland affirmed their hardline stance at EU headquarters on Thursday. I am asking you to understand it,” European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas said as he was grilled by EU lawmakers. EU officials reject claims that they might pressure these countries, but the commission will draw up a report on how cooperative they are in accepting their nationals back. “It’s good that the European Commission is trying to bring EU countries together to achieve meaningful change.
Sophie Turner, Joe Jonas greet first child
FILE - Joe Jonas, left, and Sophie Turner attend the World Premiere of "Chasing Happiness," in Los Angeles on June 3, 2019. Turner and Joe Jonas have had their first child. The 24-year-old Game of Thrones star Turner and the 30-year-old singer Jonas announced the birth Monday. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas have had their first child. Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas are delighted to announce the birth of their baby," they said in a statement released through his label Republic Records.
New this week: Jim Gaffigan, live baseball, Snoop vs. DMX
Heres a collection curated by The Associated Press entertainment journalists of whats arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. AP National Writer Jocelyn Noveck wrote in her review that Garner, Does a lot with a little. AP Film Writer Lindsey BahrMUSICSnoop Dogg vs. DMX: Its the battle of the canines in the latest Verzuz series. Rap icons Snoop Dogg and DMX will go toe-to-toe Wednesday on Instagram Live at 8 p.m. EDT. That changes with Jim Gaffigan: The Pale Tourist, which is downright daring in its approach if not content.
Prince Harrys Aunt Recalls Trying to Help Meghan Markle: I Just Hope They Will Be Happy
One member of the royal family is speaking out in the wake of Prince Harry and Meghan Marklestepping down as senior members on March 31. Sophie, 55, came from a middle class family and worked for a PR firm before she wed Prince Edward. Similar to Meghan, Sophie struggled with the critical British press and even had topless photos published shortly before her 1999 wedding. We all try to help any new member of the family, Sophie tells The Times. Despite her sympathy toward Meghan, Sophie noted that her situation was different from the couple's whirlwind romance that lasted less than two years before they were headed down the aisle.
Trump says U.S. and Canada to continue to coordinate closely on coronavirus
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a press briefing with members of the Coronavirus Task Force at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 14, 2020. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said on Twitter he had a conversation with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and that the United States and Canada will continue to coordinate closely on the coronavirus outbreak. Trump said in a tweet that it was great to hear that Trudeaus wife Sophie is doing very well after the Canadian prime ministers wife tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday.feeds.reuters.com
Cat accidentally euthanized during vet visit
A Texas woman is warning pet owners to be aware when taking their animals to the veterinarian’s office after her cat was accidentally euthanized. Michelle Olson took her eight-year-old cat Sophie to the Suburbia North Animal Hospital in Spring, in the Houston area, for her routine check-up and rabies vaccination, she told KTRK. It may only be the malesOlson said not long after they returned home with the cat, she got a call from the doctor saying they gave her euthanasia instead of a rabies vaccine, according to KTRK. “It was the doctor herself calling saying, ‘Please get Sophie back here immediately, we gave her euthanasia instead of a rabies vaccine,’” Olson told the news outlet. The veterinarian’s office did everything they could to try and save Sophie, but it was too late.
Bexars Eye: Strip Mall in Northwest San Antonio Is Quinceaera Central
When Margarita De La Rosa began planning daughter Sophias quinceaera, her one goal was to make it special. For my family, a quinceaera is about celebrating the transformation of a young girl into a lady, De La Rosa said. But Sophie is very shy, and she told me she didnt want something big, De La Rosa said. When you have a lot of planning to do, having the convenience of things all being in one area is an [obvious plus], De La Rosa said. De La Rosa told the Rivard Report that the celebration helped her see just how grown up her daughter was.therivardreport.com
Luke Perry's Kids, Sophie and Jack, Post Heartfelt Tributes on What Would Have Been Their
Luke Perry's kids, daughter Sophie and son Jack, paid tribute to their late father on what would have been his 53rd birthday on Friday. "Happy birthday, fashion icon ," she wrote. The black-and-white collage consisted of a series of photos that combined to make one image of Luke's face, beside which the 22-year-old wrestler wrote, "Happy birthday, old man. "The thing that I'm most proud of about my dad, always, is that he was a really good guy," Jack expressed. Luke Perry's Son Jack on the Decision to Honor His Dad's Final Role (Exclusive) Embed Code RestartRELATED CONTENT:Remembering Luke Perry on What Would Have Been His 53rd Birthday'Riverdale' Boss on the Significance of Shannen Doherty's Character in Luke Perry Tribute'Riverdale' Parents Discuss 'Beautiful' Luke Perry Tribute Episode (Exclusive)
Get Your Weird Flick Fix at the Alamo Drafthouse with a Screening of this Feminist Israeli Cannibalism Film
click to enlarge Rock Salt ReleasingAlthough the Alamo Drafthouse is well known for its special screenings, the theater chain still manages to land a few surprises on the schedule. Coming off a string of failed "dates," she must successfully entrap a man in the next week or lose everything. If that weren't bad enough, she ends up falling in love with her latest prospect. Now, she must choose between the Fine Literature Club and her burgeoning relationship with the attractive Yosef.If anything, the film seems to inspire strong opinions. While thecalled it "too elliptical, remote and, er, undercooked to sufficiently engage," thewaxed poetic about its perceived merits: "Madam Yankelova's Fine Literature Club proves a darkly witty effort that weaves insightful observations about female sexuality and aging into its provocative mix.sacurrent.com
Cats in San Antonio looking for their fur-ever homes
Shelly, domestic shorthair mixShelly is a lovable female domestic shorthair mix currently housed at Mystery Dog Rescue. Have no fear: He's already house-trained, he has all of his shots, and he's neutered. Tobias, domestic shorthair and tabby mixTobias is a male domestic shorthair and tabby mix being cared for at Mystery Dog Rescue. Yeti, domestic shorthairYeti is a darling male domestic shorthair cat being kept at Footbridge Foundation. Sophie, domestic shorthairSophie is an adorable female domestic shorthair cat staying at Tejas Rescued Pet Adoptions.