Beloved by fans of everything from country music to down-home cooking, Trisha Yearwood has been a cultural icon for well over two decades. Born on Sept. 19, 1964, to Gwendolyn and Jack Howard Yearwood, Patricia Lynn Yearwood spent her earliest years in Monticello, Ga., performing in elementary school musicals and church choir groups. Although Yearwood possessed an innate musical
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The National Book Foundation has announced the longlists for the 2021 National Book Awards on September 15–17. As with last year, the awards are divided into five categories: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Translated Literature, and Young People’s Literature. The judging panel for this year’s edition of the National Book Awards includes Alan Michael Parker, Emily Pullen,
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On the white-washed rooftop of the PUBLIC Hotel in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, celebrity stylist Dani Michelle looked most at home with a pair of stilettos in her hands. Accompanied by a team of Designer Shoe Warehouse publicists and tastemakers, she floated past the trays of champagne flutes and well-dressed, well-credentialed guests to survey a
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Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, Luke Bryan, Luke Combs and more came together on Sept. 13 for a monumental benefit concert that raised money for middle Tennesseans in need. Loretta Lynn shares that her Hometown Rising concert was a huge success, pulling in more than $900,000 and counting. The tally sits at $933,000, Lynn revealed on Thursday (Sept. 16). The United Way
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Still, despite being left in the dark, Jessica Chastain enjoyed working with Dark Phoenix director Simon Kinberg, who made his feature directorial debut with that movie after having been a writer/producer in the X-Men franchise since 2006’s X-Men: The Last Stand. As a matter a fact, they did end up collaborating again on The 355,
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Lowertown is the duo of 19-year-olds Olivia Osby and Avsha Weinberg, who first met in math class at their art high school in Sandy Springs, a suburb outside of Atlanta. Their friendship solidified when, in their junior year, they took a trip to Ottawa, Canada, where they started sharing their own demos and came up with
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Nicolas Cage described Prisoners of the Ghostland as “the wildest movie I’ve ever made.” Considering the actor’s list of genre credits, that’s an instant eyebrow-raising statement, and the plot description seems to back up that claim. Cage plays Hero, a robber sprung from jail and tasked with retrieving Bernice (Sofia Boutella), the adoptive granddaughter of The Governor (Bill
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Celebrity photographer traded his camera for a microphone long enough to take the stage with New York Nightlife entertainer Tym Moss to perform “If I Could Dream”, a powerful Elvis cover. One of the evening’s surprises for sure, showcasing the magical talents of the duo, who had performed together for the first time. Billy Hess
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Warner Bros/Legendary’s Dune is off to an epic start at the box office in France. The Denis Villeneuve-directed adaptation of Frank Herbert’s classic world-building 1965 novel grossed $1.55M in its first day on Wednesday (including Tuesday night previews). This is the market’s fourth best launch day of all time for the month of September. The
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For some, lockdown brought on a level of uncertainty that stunted creativity. However for French writer/director (and actor) Michaël Cohen, the sense of urgency that came with the pandemic led to the creation of not one – but many projects. We fired a few questions his way on what it was like writing, directing, and
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