The Kansas City Royals’ annual FanFest begins Friday at Bartle Hall in the Kansas City Convention Center. The two-day event includes appearances by the players, autograph sessions and interactive activities. Find hours, ticket information here.
By now, you may have seen a few tabloid headlines about Bruce Jenner, carefully alluding to his “changed appearance” or “new look.” The patriarch of the Kardashian family and ex-husband of Kris Jenner has lately made some certain style choices. His hair is long and highlighted. He’s sported a French manicure. He wears diamond earrings and seemingly some lip gloss.
After two years of misbehavior, Justin Bieber wants his fans to know he’s on the road to redemption. At least, that’s what he implies in a video apology he posted Wednesday after appearing on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”
Even amid the grim news of doomsday forecasts and subway closings, New Yorkers who tuned in to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s televised storm briefings found themselves distracted by the unusual activity on one side of the screen. That would be Jonathan Lamberton, the mayor’s sign-language interpreter, whose arsenal of rapid gesticulations, vigorous frowns and mime-like smiles - a stark contrast to the mayor’s sober mien - raced around social media this week, earning equal parts awe and amusement.
Fans of bands such as Lake Huron, Port O’Brien or the now-defunct Kansas City band the Republic Tigers are likely to enjoy the Hembree album’s many charms. The band, whose record “New Oasis” is a collection of songs with lots of luster, atmosphere and groove, performs Saturday at the Granada in Lawrence.
“Saturday Night Live” fans are gonna love this news: Alum Kristen Wiig and current players Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon are rumored to be three of the four female leads in the new “Ghosbusters“ movie. Melissa McCarthy has officially signed up to join the cast.