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Cinderella musical on tour stars a new mom - humboldtbeacon.com
NEW YORK (AP) — The actress playing Cinderella on tour has something much more precious than a pair of sparkly slippers waiting backstage. She's got a bouncing baby boy. Paige Faure, a Broadway veteran and current star of "Rodgers + Hammerstein's ...
Toys R Us pulls 'Breaking Bad' dolls - humboldtbeacon.com
NEW YORK (AP) — Toys R Us is pulling its four collectible dolls based on characters from AMC's hit series "Breaking Bad" after taking heat from a Florida mom who launched a petition campaign last week. The dolls are based on the series about Walter White ...
Smooth jazz star Kenny G visit Hong Kong protests - humboldtbeacon.com
HONG KONG (AP) — Smooth jazz star Kenny G has paid a surprise visit to Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests, causing bemusement among Chinese authorities who had warned about the influence of foreign forces. The musician tweeted Wednesday that he was ...
'Orphan Black' star Tatiana Maslany eyes stage - humboldtbeacon.com
NEW YORK (AP) — Tatiana Maslany, the star of "Orphan Black," will be finding a temporary home on an off-Broadway stage. Second Stage Theatre said Tuesday that the BBC America star will appear beside Tony Award nominee and "The Newsroom" actor Thomas ...
'Fascinating' change of plans: Walters will return - humboldtbeacon.com
NEW YORK (AP) — Maybe Barbara Walters had her fingers crossed when she said last year's "10 Most Fascinating People" telecast would be her last. In any case, ABC announced Tuesday that Walters will be back with yet another edition of the annual roundup.
40 years later, 'Power Broker' is standard reading - humboldtbeacon.com
NEW YORK (AP) — Carl Weisbrod was two years out of graduate school, planning a career in law, when a new book about municipal builder Robert Moses changed his life: Robert Caro's "The Power Broker." "It had a profound effect on me," says Weisbrod, now ...
NYC police looking into arrest of subway performer - humboldtbeacon.com
NEW YORK (AP) — Musicians rallied around a fellow subway performer whose arrest in a busy station came after a confrontation over whether he needed a permit and was captured on video as straphangers jeered police. The New York Police Department said it's ...
Famed Elvis photographer Alfred Wertheimer dies - humboldtbeacon.com
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alfred Wertheimer, the photographer whose photographs of Elvis Presley documented the start of a legendary career, has died. Wertheimer's editor and gallery curator, Chris Murray, said Wertheimer , who was 85, died of natural causes at ...
New Mexico man's typo costs him thousands on bill - humboldtbeacon.com
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man says he made an error while paying his electric bill that led him to overpay by thousands of dollars. The Public Service Company of New Mexico says it could take weeks to get him his money back. KOB-TV reports ...
Elusive bobcat again escapes from New Jersey home - humboldtbeacon.com
STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A pet bobcat that has repeatedly escaped from its owner's southern New Jersey home is again on the loose. The Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/1orDkIF) reports Rocky went missing from Ginny Fine's home in Stafford ...
Defense wants theater shooting trial postponed - humboldtbeacon.com
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Defense attorneys are asking a judge to push back the trial for the man charged in the Colorado movie theater shooting so they can have more time to review a doctor's sanity evaluation that included 22 hours of interviews.
Store clerk tells bandit to bug off with spray can - humboldtbeacon.com
BERLIN, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania convenience store clerk told a would-be bandit to bug off by spraying the suspect with a can of insecticide. State police say a masked woman entered the CSI Coalfield Mini Market in Berlin, Pennsylvania, on ...
The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store - humboldtbeacon.com
1. Facebook Messenger, Facebook, Inc. 2. Facebook, Facebook, Inc. 3. Instagram, Instagram, Inc. 4. New Words With Friends, Zynga Inc. 5. YouTube, Google, Inc. 6. Angry Birds Transformers, Rovio Entertainment Ltd 7. Snapchat, Snapchat, Inc. 8. Pandora Radio ...
Convicted murderer sues state over prison porn ban - humboldtbeacon.com
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A convicted murderer sentenced to more than a half-century behind bars is suing the state of Connecticut, saying its ban on pornography in prison violates his constitutional rights. Dwight Pink Jr., 44, says in the lawsuit filed in ...
Victoria Clark joins the cast of musical 'Gigi' - humboldtbeacon.com
NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Award-winner Victoria Clark has joined the Broadway-bound musical "Gigi" playing a role she lately has been really enjoying — a mentor. Clark said Tuesday that she and three-time Tony Award nominee Dee Hoty will join the cast, led ...