Music & Ent.
Tom Hanks, Dick Van Dyke Attend "Saving Mr. Banks" Hollywood Premiere
(LOS ANGELES) -- Hollywood stars from past and present turned out Monday night for the premiere of Saving Mr. Banks on the Disney lot in Los Angeles. The film tells the untold story of how Walt Disney landed t... Continued
Pair Charged for Swiping Part from Paul Walker Crash Car
(LOS ANGELES) -- Two men allegedly caught on camera swiping the T-top roof from the wrecked Porsche in which Paul Walker and friend Roger Rodas were killed on Nov. 30 are facing jail time.
According to the Santa Cla... Continued
American Film Institute Names Outstanding Movies, TV Shows of 2013
(NEW YORK) -- The American Film Institute has announced its list of movies and TV shows slated to receive AFI Awards in 2013. In a press release, the organization named 10 films and 10 TV programs it has “deemed culturally... Continued
Leighton Meester to Make Broadway Debut in "Of Mice and Men"
(LOS ANGELES) -- Leighton Meester is heading to the Great White Way to star in the Broadway revival of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men.
Entertainment Weekly reports the Gossip Girl star will make her Broadway... Continued
"Glee" Co-stars Blake Jenner, Melissa Benoist Confirm Engagement
(LOS ANGELES) -- Glee's Blake Jenner and Melissa Benoist are finally opening up about their off-screen romance as the two recently confirmed their engagement.
When asked by E! News if the two had started wedding planning, Jenner... Continued
La Toya Jackson Denies Reports She's Married
(LOS ANGELES) -- After many media outlets reported that La Toya Jackson had wed her longtime business partner Jeffre Phillips, the reality star has decided to set the record straight.
"The rumors that La Toya Jackson married her... Continued
See "Bachelor" Stars Sean Lowe and Catherine Giudici's Wedding Invitation
(NEW YORK) -- Yes, they're getting married on national television, but former Bachelor star Sean Lowe and his fiancee, Catherine Giudici, still sent out invitations to their wedding, like any other couple.
Lamar Odom Gets Three Years Probation for DUI
(LOS ANGELES) -- NBA star Lamar Odom received 36 months probation and agreed to attend a three-month alcoho education program after entering a plea of no contest for his Aug. 30 arrest for Driving Under the Influence.
How Singer Pink Wants to Expand Her Family
(NEW YORK) -- Pink‘s daughter Willow is two and a half now, and the singer says she can’t wait to expand her family — either by adoption, or by having more children, or both.
Speaking to Billboard for ... Continued
Garth Brooks Plans World Tour for 2014
(NEW YORK) -- For years, Garth Brooks has refrained from touring because he wanted to be home for his three young daughters. Well, they're not so young anymore, and that means the star is finally free to go back out on the road.
Music & Ent.
E Street Band Sax Player Jake Clemons Talks New Solo EP, Being Inspired by His Famous Late Uncle
Jake Clemons is best known as one of the latest additions to Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, taking over sax duties for his late uncle, Clarence Clemons, but he's also an accomplished singer, songwriter and guitar play... Continued
Joan Jett Demands that Florida's SeaWorld Stop Using Her Music in Its "Shamu Rocks" Whale Show
Joan Jett has joined a growing list of music artists who are protesting what they consider the inhumane treatment of orcas, aka killer whales, trained to perform at SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida, and other ... Continued
Neil Young Schedules Four Canadian Benefit Concerts in January
Neil Young has scheduled four concerts in his home country of Canada next month to raise money to help a legal battle that native people in the Athabasca region are fighting against oil companies and the Canadian government.&n... Continued
Famous Jerry Garcia Guitar Sells for Almost $240K at Memorabilia Auction
A historic electric guitar owned and played by Jerry Garcia was among the many collectible items that brought in big bucks during a two-day memorabilia sale held over the weekend at Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hi... Continued
Say Hello to Hollywood: Billy Joel to Make Hollywood Bowl Debut in May
In a career that spans decades, it's amazing that Billy Joel has never performed at the legendary Hollywood Bowl, but that's about to change. The Piano Man will play a concert at the venue on May 17, which is just ... Continued
Foghat to Release New Concert DVD on Tuesday; New Christmas Single Available Now
A new concert DVD capturing Foghat rocking out in a Florida club in October 2011 will be released this Tuesday. Live in St. Pete features the veteran blues-rock group's current lineup delivering an inspired performa... Continued
Metallica Makes History with Antarctica Concert
Metallica has become the first artist to perform on every continent on Earth. The guys played a show in Antarctica on Sunday for a crowd of 120 scientists and contest winners as part of a sweepstakes sponsored by Coca-Co... Continued
Eddie Van Halen Visits Students at and Donates Gear to L.A. Music School
A group of music students who attend Los Angeles' Foshay Learning Center got a very special surprise last week when Eddie Van Halen paid them a visit at their school. The guitar legend spent time chatting w... Continued
Upcoming PBS Special to Feature Sting Performing Songs from His New Musical, "The Last Ship"
A new installment of PBS' Great Performances series featuring Sting playing songs from his latest album, The Last Ship, and his upcoming Broadway play of the same name will premiere February 21 at 9 p.m. ET on ... Continued
Neal Schon's Two Collaborative Albums with Jan Hammer Released as Digital Box Set
In the midst of Journey's early-1980s success, guitarist Neal Schon teamed up with renowned jazz-rock keyboardist/drummer Jan Hammer to record a pair of well-received collaborative albums. Now those records... Continued
Veterans Home fight continues
Lawmakers would step into an ongoing dispute over the new Central Nebraska Veterans Home, if one state senator has his way. Sen. Mike Gloor of Grand Island says he will introduce a bill in January ... Continued
Drivers be careful of icy roads
Several inches of snow has fallen across most Nebraska, creating slick driving conditions. The state Department of Roads was urging drivers to use extreme caution yesterday all across the eastern third of Nebraska because of ... Continued
Nebraska Farm Bureau Conference begins
Today begins the annual Nebraska Farm Bureau Conference. One of the big topics will be the ethanol industry. At the conference ethanol industry executives will give an update on the industry. The EPA has proposed ... Continued
Big Brother Big Sisters holds second WISE UP! program
This Saturday, December 7th, Big Brothers Big Sister of Hastings will be hosting a follow-up to their intergenerational program, WISE UP! for matches to attend. The second WISE UP! program will feature Jim Fritzler, Professor of Theatre & Chair of ... Continued
Gas prices likely to drop in December
Gas prices will likely drop during the next few weeks and may bottom out below three-dollars a gallon in Nebraska, according to a report from Triple-A. Gail Weinholzer, the motor club's Nebraska spokeswoman, says it's ... Continued
Heineman cancels study of climate change
Gov. Dave Heineman has canceled a Legislature-approved study on climate change, saying it would duplicate research work by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Heineman said in a letter Tuesday to members of the Legislature that the ... Continued
L’ESPERANCE NAMED PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Storm forward Joel L'Esperance was named forward of the week by the USHL league office on Monday afternoon after scoring five goals and an assist over the weekend, including a four-goal game in a 6-3 ... Continued
Bronco Women’s Bowling posts first 1,000 series
While competing at the Sun Valley Bowl Tournament in Lincoln, Neb., December 7-8, 2013, the Bronco Women's Bowling team posted its first 1,000 series in a tournament, rolling a 1039. Emily Eckhoff from Denver, Colo., ... Continued
GLUCHOWSKI CHOSEN AS TEAM CAPTAIN
Storm head coach Jim Hulton announced the leaders of the Tri-City Storm team for the 2013-14 season on Monday morning, choosing defenseman Nolan Gluchowski as the team's captain and defenseman Garrett Cecere along with forwards ... Continued
Have Santa Call Your Kids
The City of Hastings Parks & Recreation Department will be making Santa Calls to children on December 10th and 12th. The calling will take place between 6pm and 8pm. Parents who want to sign their ... Continued
National Weather Service Weather Photos Wanted
Calling all weather photos for 2013! National Weather Service Hastings is hosting a 2013, end-of-year Facebook photo contest. Throughout December, you can submit your favorite weather related photo directly to our Facebook page. All the ... Continued
Stuhr Museum Christmas Past & Present
From the warmth of a stove fireplace to the carols in the streets, from the smells of baking to the peace of a Christmas gone by, Stuhr Museum's “Christmas Past and Present” is a holiday ... Continued