Broadway Utica

Singer Jon Bon Jovi cancels a concert after testing positive

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Left-alignedBon Jovi is "fully vaccinated and feeling fine," his publicist Kristen Foster confirmed to CNN Sunday morning, adding the performer is isolating and doesn't have any future public performing events scheduled at this time.Bon Jovi was scheduled to take part in "an Intimate Acoustic Storyteller Performance Q&A" as part of an all-inclusive Halloween weekend celebration…

Super Mario Bros. 2 video game sells for $88,550

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Left-alignedHarritt Group said the item was found in "near-mint" condition in a box of video games in the crowded closet, which was part of a deceased estate in Floyds Knobs, Indiana."At first glance, it was a comforting wave of classic Nintendo nostalgia. All the classics were there, Super Mario Brothers, Duck Hunt, Qix, and even…

MVCC Strategic Gaming Club Nerd Night to benefit Stevens-Swan Humane Society

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The Mohawk Valley Community College Strategic Gaming Club will host its monthly Nerd Night from 1 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, in the Alumni College Center Commons at the College’s Utica Campus. Proceeds will benefit...

Transilvania Film Fest Launches Drama Room to Bolster Region’s Growing

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As it celebrated its 20th anniversary this year, the Transilvania Intl. Film Festival looked to keep pace with the rapidly evolving – and colliding – worlds of film and television with the launch of a new sidebar and industry strand dedicated to high-end TV series. For the first time TIFF unspooled a sidebar featuring eight…

‘I Love Men But I Am Inspired by Women,’ Monica

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“I am a product of my dream. Even as a child, I wanted to be an actress and enter this world, even though it was very far from my reality,” said Monica Bellucci at the Torino Film Festival, where she accepted the Stella Della Mole Award for Artistic Innovation. Bellucci also held a masterclass at…

Namoff & Company, a New Talent Management and Production Company,

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Jen Namoff has launched Namoff & Company, a new talent management and production company representing clients across television, film, music, and theater. In a 15 year-long career in entertainment, Namoff has covered artist representation, casting, talent management and production in both New York and Los Angeles. Her production credits include “How To Succeed In Business…

TV OT: The Emmys sounded the alarms for the award-show

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TV OT is a weekly look at what CNN's entertainment team is watching since too much television has us all working overtime.The 73rd edition of the nighttime Emmys will air Sunday, after drawing a record-low 6.1 million viewers last year, despite what most agreed was an impressively resourceful virtual ceremony. While there was some modest…

Will Smith opens up about father’s abuse in new memoir

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In "Will," out November 9, the star describes his dad as a man with dualities. "My father was violent, but he was also at every game, play, and recital. He was an alcoholic, but he was sober at every premiere of every one of my movies," he wrote, according to an excerpt highlighted by People…

Remembering The Jazz Legends Who Died In 2020

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Dozens of notable jazz musicians died this year, many from COVID-19. Fresh Air critic Kevin Whitehead remembers some of the legends lost, including Bucky Pizzarelli, Ellis Marsalis and Jimmy Heath. TERRY GROSS, HOST: This is FRESH AIR. Dozens of notable jazz musicians died in 2020, many from COVID-19. We lost far too many jazz musicians…

Akbar Gbajabiamila joins ‘The Talk’

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Former NFL player Gbajabiamila will join Sheryl Underwood, Amanda Kloots and Jerry O'Connell for the upcoming Season 12. In order to get some tips for the hosting gig, he called fellow athlete turned "Good Morning America" host Michael Strahan for help."We played during the same time but I never met him, never knew him. He…