Art and Entertainment

United States Bowling Congress Championship Rolling in Reno

Mar 7th, 2011 | By
United States Bowling Congress Championship Rolling in Reno

The United States Bowling Congress (USBC) Open Championships started rolling last weekend. Kenosha, Wisconsin put in a strong showing, with representation from four of the top bowlers. Ed Seliga of Kenosha jumped out ahead at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno, Nevada on Saturday, taking an early lead in three events. In Regular Singles, Seliga
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Comic Book Artist Will Eisner Honored on Birthday by Google

Mar 6th, 2011 | By
Comic Book Artist Will Eisner Honored on Birthday by Google

This Sunday Google honored legendary comic strip artist Will Eisner with a Doodle on the search engine’s homepage, created by comic book art theorist Scott McCloud and artist Mike Dutton. It would have been Eisner’s 94th birthday. Eisner, born March 6, 1917, began his artistic career drawing for his school newspaper in the 1930s. He
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Rango Ropes in Box Office Lead Friday

Mar 6th, 2011 | By
Rango Ropes in Box Office Lead Friday

The animated comedy Rango led a weak box office Friday, taking in $9.8 million from approximately 5,200 screens at 3,917 locations. Newcomers The Adjustment Bureau and Beastly opened at the second and third spots, while Take Me Home Tonight had a disappointing debut at Number Ten. The remaining top 10 spots were holdover films. The
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Japanese-American Baseball Pioneer Wally Yonamine Dies at 85

Mar 5th, 2011 | By
Japanese-American Baseball Pioneer Wally Yonamine Dies at 85

Japanese-American baseball pioneer Wally Yonamine, often compared to Jackie Robinson for his impact on the sport, died of complications from prostate cancer in Honolulu Tuesday. He was 85. Wally Kaname Yonamine was born in Hawaii to Japanese parents on June 24, 1925. A two-sport star, he actually first made his mark in football. He starred
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Legend of the Fist about to Strike American Audiences

Mar 4th, 2011 | By
Legend of the Fist about to Strike American Audiences

A new trailer has American action film fans awaiting the April 22, 2011 US release of Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen, which continues a storyline begun in Bruce Lee’s 1972 international smash hit Fist of Fury, released in English as The Chinese Connection. The original film, set in early 20th century
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Asia Defeats Europe in Table Tennis for Euro-Asia Cup

Mar 4th, 2011 | By
Asia Defeats Europe in Table Tennis for Euro-Asia Cup

Asia’s table tennis champions defeated Europe’s visiting team to win the Euro-Asia Cup, as the Asian leg of the 2011 Hyundai Europe-Asia All Stars Table Tennis Challenge took place at Yuetan Stadium in Beijing Tuesday and Wednesday. Asia pulled ahead 3-2 the first day and came away with a 6-4 victory, with China’s Zhang Jike
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Stephen King Announces New Novel About JFK Assassination

Mar 3rd, 2011 | By
Stephen King Announces New Novel About JFK Assassination

Author Stephen King announced Wednesday that his next novel 11/22/63 will be a time travel story about a chance to prevent the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. The novel revolves around Jake Epping, a thirty-five-year-old high school English teacher from Lisbon Falls, Maine. Shortly after receiving a disturbing essay from
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Orioles Nolan Reimold Starts Spring Training Off Strong

Mar 2nd, 2011 | By
Orioles Nolan Reimold Starts Spring Training Off Strong

Orioles outfield slugger Nolan Reimold started spring training off strong after spending last season struggling with an injury, homering once and walking three times in his first game Monday, and nearly stretching a single into a double Wednesday. It’s been a long road to recovery for Reimold. After coming in with strong expectations as a
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King’s Speech Throned at Oscars, Portman Best Actress

Feb 27th, 2011 | By
King’s Speech Throned at Oscars, Portman Best Actress

The British historical drama The King’s Speech reigned at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards, claiming Best Picture, Best Actor in a Leading Role, and Best Director. Natalie Portman won Best Actress for her performance in Black Swan. The King’s Speech is produced by Iain Canning, Emile Sherman, Gareth Unwin, and Geoffrey Rush. Director Tom Hooper
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ThunderCats Are on the Move with Trailer for New Cartoon

Feb 27th, 2011 | By
ThunderCats Are on the Move with Trailer for New Cartoon

Cartoon Network premiered a clip for a remake of the 80s classic cartoon ThunderCats during the After Party Special of the “Hall of Game Awards” sports award show Friday. The show is scheduled to air on Cartoon Network later this year. The original ThunderCats, which ran 130 episodes from 1985 to 1990, was produced by
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