Q&A: Céline Sciamma on unearthing moments of transformation
FIlm Celine Sciamma FILE - Filmmaker Celine Sciamma appears during a portrait session in New York on Sept. 30, 2019. Sciamma's latest film, "Petite Maman," premieres in the U.S. this week. (Photo by Christopher Smith/Invision/AP, File) (Christopher Smith)NEW YORK — (AP) — Céline Sciamma's "Petite Maman" runs a mere 72 minutes and yet packs in a lifetime of enchantment. Whereas that film took a specific 18th period setting, "Petite Maman" is more contemporary yet still out of time. On a spring afternoon with light pouring through the windows, Sciamma reflected on “Petite Maman," her fifth and in some ways most personal film, one set in the Paris suburb Sciamma grew up in, Cergy-Pontoise.wftv.com
MLB star Mookie Betts marries longtime girlfriend Brianna Hammonds
MLB superstar Mookie Betts tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend in California Wednesday. Betts — born Markus Lynn Betts […] The post MLB star Mookie Betts marries longtime girlfriend Brianna Hammonds appeared first on TheGrio.news.yahoo.com
The Latest: Kyrgios, Williams win mixed debut at Wimbledon
(AP Photo/Alastair Grant) (Alastair Grant)WIMBLEDON, England — (AP) — The Latest on Wimbledon (all times local):7:25 p.m.Venus Williams and Nick Kyrgios produced quite the crowd pleaser in their first mixed doubles match together at Wimbledon. Williams is a five-time Wimbledon singles champion but lost in the second round this week. ___4:15 p.m.One point away from her biggest win at Wimbledon, Ons Jabeur knelt down at the back of Centre Court and vomited. Muguruza won Wimbledon in 2017 and the French Open in 2016. Tournament organizers have placed 22nd-seeded Daniel Evans of Britain on Centre Court instead.wftv.com
The Latest: Sebastian Korda in 3rd round in Wimbledon debut
(AP Photo/Alastair Grant) (Alastair Grant)WIMBLEDON, England — (AP) — The Latest on Wimbledon (all times local):9:10 p.m.American Sebastian Korda is into the third round at his first Wimbledon. The 20-year-old Korda advanced by beating Antoine Hoang of France 7-5, 6-4, 6-4. But she's only 11-10 this year, and lost in the second round of a major for the fifth time. British wild-card entry Emma Raducanu became the last player into the second round when she defeated Vitalia Diatchenko 7-6 (4), 6-0. Andy Murray, coming off a victory in his first Wimbledon match in four years, faces Oscar Otte of Germany.wftv.com
Joe and Jill Biden to appear on 'New Year’s Rockin’ Eve'
FILE - In this May 14, 2019 file photo, Ryan Seacrest attends the Walt Disney Television 2019 upfront in New York. This week, he will return to New York's Times Square to host Dick Clark New Years Rockin Eve. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK – Ryan Seacrest will have a special pair of guests alongside the music stars at this year's New Year's Eve celebration on ABC — the president-elect and the future first lady. President-elect Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden are scheduled to give “their last interview of the year” in New York’s Times Square on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2021.”The Bidens will "share an inspiring message as we come together to close out 2020 and look ahead with hope to 2021,” according to a statement by the producers. “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2021" will run until 2 a.m. Eastern on Jan. 1.
Swift wins top prize at AMAs, says she's re-recording music
In this screen shot provided by ABC on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, Taylor Swift accepts the award for artist of the year at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (ABC via AP)NEW YORK – Taylor Swift won her third consecutive artist of the year prize at the American Music Awards, but she missed the show for a good reason: She said she's busy re-recording her early music after her catalog was sold. She also won favorite music video and favorite pop/rock female artist, winning three honors and tying Bieber, Dan + Shay and the Weeknd for most wins Sunday. Breakthrough singer-rapper Doja Cat performed and won new artist of the year and favorite soul/R&B female artist. And Megan Thee Stallion — won favorite rap/hip-hop songs for “WAP" with Cardi B — performed “Body" from her recently released debut album “Good News."
Amid pandemic, Live Nation announces drive-in concert series
(AP Photo)NEW YORK Tour promoter Live Nation has announced its first-ever drive-in concerts series in the U.S. for July, months after the live music industry has been on lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. All venue staff are required to wear masks, and Live Nation requests that attendees wear masks upon arrival, where there will be contact-less ticket scanning through their windows. Masks are not required once fans are in their designated tailgate areas, and Live Nation is not requiring that fans wear gloves. Tom See, president of Live Nation Venues-US Concerts, said the company spent months working to find a safe, enjoyable way to put on live shows during the pandemic. A menu of hot food items and nonalcoholic will be available for purchase, Live Nation said.