Sulu is gay. That was among the first viral tidbits to emerge from the new Star Trek Beyond, which opens Friday.
Country music icon Willie Nelson, long an advocate of marijuana legalization, is putting his money where his mouth (and joint) is by launching Willie’s Reserve, a new marijuana brand to be introduced in Washington and Colorado over the next few months.
Leading veterans’ groups are disturbed by the way veterans hired as prison guards are portrayed in the new season of the Netflix series, Orange is the New Black.
SAN FRANCISCO — If you thought it was bad dodging phone-fixated Pokemon Go players on the sidewalk, just wait: Legions of tipsy people soon could be chasing cartoon monsters from one tavern to the next in a series of pub crawls planned for cities across the U.S.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Power-and-blood fantasy saga “Game of Thrones” ruled the Emmy Award nominations Thursday with a leading 23 bids, including best drama, while a real-life epic of murder and celebrity, “The People v. O.J. Simpson,” was close behind with 22 nods.
University of North Texas graduate Duran Lucio dreamed up "Dragon" in an upper-level theater class last spring. The assignment was for the class to break into groups and write a 10-minute scene of non-realistic theater.
Denton motorists have likely noticed the new, more colorful exterior of Cupboard Natural Foods at 200 W. Congress. A summer mural painting class at the University of North Texas College of Visual Arts nd Design has spent the past five weeks painting the east and west outside walls at the natural foods market.
NEW YORK — She was spending a sweltering afternoon on the streets of New York, but Caitlin Goddard was nearing her prize, inch by inch. She’d been in line for three nights and two days and the end was in sight: a chance to see Hamilton on Broadway.
NEW YORK — Queen Latifah remembers being on set in 1997 for the music video for “Ladies Night (Not Tonight),” the female rap anthem starring Lil Kim, Missy Elliott and others.
The dressing room at the Campus Theatre felt like a sorority on Thursday night. The cast of Always… Patsy Cline has kept rehearsals collegial. More than collegial, in fact.
It was a do-nothing Saturday a few weeks ago, with not much to celebrate other than rain that had soaked my yard was gone. The sun was shining. Or, that’s what I thought. I don’t often cancel hair or nail appointments. This week had been the exception.
You never really know if or when you might be blessed with a silver lining.Three officials from the financially burdened AT&T Performing Arts Center met recently with the editorial board of The Dallas Morning News about their daunting $151 million in capital debt, which a pair of lenders, Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase, are now willing to forgive — at least in part.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A strike against Atlantic City’s most vulnerable casino on the biggest moneymaking weekend of the year raised fresh questions about the future of the Trump Taj Mahal.
North Texas State Fair and Rodeo director Nanci Kimmey and local historian and author Georgia Caraway have teamed up to produce Images of America: North Texas State Fair and Rodeo, a book covering the fair’s history from its beginning to present day through photographs.
SAN ANTONIO — As the director of Austin Pets Alive!, Ellen Jefferson gets a lot of urgent phone calls. Agency heads from municipal animal shelters across the country want to know how her nonprofit group, which adopts the sickest, least-loved dogs and cats, helped to make Austin the largest city in America with “no kill” shelters.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — It was a man’s world nearly a century ago when one of America’s most famous highways got its start, opening up vast expanses of the West as it created an automobile artery that stretched roughly 2,400 miles from Chicago to the West Coast.
LOS ANGELES — I’ve jumped out of a plane from 13,000 feet. I’ve ridden 400-foot-tall roller-coasters that top speeds of 100 mph, and I once found myself using my fingernails to clutch the side of a rock face way too steep to climb without gear.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Led Zeppelin did not steal a riff from an obscure 1960s instrumental tune to use for the introduction of its classic rock anthem "Stairway to Heaven," a federal court jury decided Thursday.
Artist Shane Mecklenburger turned gunpowder into a diamond back in 2011.
Jeff Nichols has become one of those filmmakers who makes you stand up and take notice with each new feature. Writing and directing three great and thought provoking films before — Shotgun Stories, Take Shelter and Mud — there’s no denying my ears perked up when word got out he was releasing a fourth, and a studio film nonetheless.
In a gaming world full of first-person shooters and open-world action role playing games, sometimes it’s nice to take a step back and embrace what Nintendo continues to be fantastic at: making fun and fantastic games.
The University of North Texas Press’ The Best American Newspaper Narratives, Volume 3, an anthology collection of the 10 winners of the 2014 Best American Newspaper Narrative Writing Contest, was published this month, and will be available for purchase soon.
NEW YORK — Hamilton, the hip-hop stage biography of Alexander Hamilton, won the 2016 Tony Award for best new musical, capping an emotional night in which many in the Broadway community rallied to embrace the LGBT community after a shooting at a gay Florida nightclub.
Just a few years after landing her dream graphic design job, Kristi Schroeder knew she had to quit. It wasn’t that the job wasn't great — it was. It wasn’t that she didn't still have a passion for design — she did. It was that she had a creative hobby that consumed her thoughts.
NEW YORK — The one thing that fuels most awards shows won’t really be present at the Tony Awards today — suspense. The night’s top award for best musical is a virtual lock for Hamilton.
The Greater Denton Arts Council will open the exhibit “Not From Baltimore Album Quilts: Recent Works By the Denton Quilt Guild on June 17.
There are folks who cross our paths who make quiet, reverent differences in our lives. Perhaps it is because we observe the way they live their lives. Or perhaps we receive an encouraging note or word...
The slaughterhouse exposé is back with a vengeance. Last season of Lifetime’s groundbreaking series UnREAL exposed how the manipulative sausage of dating-competition shows like ABC’s The Bachelor get made.