By Judith Prieve | [email protected] | Bay Area News GroupPUBLISHED: July 29, 2019 at 5:00 am | UPDATED: July 29, 2019 at 5:15 am ANTIOCH Concerts continue on the waterfront Retroactive, a group that focuses on 1960s’ music, will perform a concert at Waldie Plaza on the Antioch riverfront on Aug. 3. “Summer Concerts by the River” is a free summer program that offers concert-goers a relaxing time by the river, taking in summer sunsets and foot-tapping to the music. Saturday’s concert begins at 6 p.m.; the music plays on through 8 p.m. “Sunset Suppers” food trucks open at 5 p.m. and local restaurants are also available for meals and snacks. Bring your lawn chair, and blanket to Waldie Plaza. On tap next is Juke Joint, a classic soul band, on Aug. 10, and The Purple Ones, a Prince cover band, on Aug. 17. For more information, call 925-776-3050 or go to at http://www.ci.antioch.ca.us. ANTIOCH Andy Kahrs performs Campbell songs Andy … [Read more...] about Concerts on the Antioch waterfront, art exhibits and more on tap
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From a bunch of A-list stars dressed up as cats to Tom Cruise back in the cockpit — your trailer round-up David Fear, provided by Published 8:00 am CDT, Saturday, July 20, 2019 Photo: Universal Pictures Photo: Universal Pictures Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Universal Pictures Trailers of the Week: ‘Cats,’ ‘Hustlers,’ ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ 1 / 1 Back to Gallery This week in the wide, wide world of trailers: Our first looks at a feline T-Swift, a poledancing J-Lo and Tom Cruise back in the cockpit; clips of the upcoming doc on Motown and HBO’s next big blockbuster-TV fantasy bet; Brad Pitt gives us his best pensive … [Read more...] about Trailers of the Week: ‘Cats,’ ‘Hustlers,’ ‘Top Gun: Maverick’
By Gilbert Garcia Updated 1:22 pm CDT, Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Governor-elect Greg Abbott, right, shakes hands with State Rep. Roland Gutierrez, D-San Antonio, after meeting with area state lawmakers for a legislative roundtable discussion at the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. Behind them is Rep. Lyle Larson, R-San Antonio. Also at the meeting were San Antonio Democratic representatives Trey Martinez Fischer and Justin Rodriguez. less Governor-elect Greg Abbott, right, shakes hands with State Rep. Roland Gutierrez, D-San Antonio, after meeting with area state lawmakers for a legislative roundtable discussion at the San Antonio Chamber of ... more Photo: JERRY LARA, Staff / San Antonio Express-News Photo: JERRY LARA, Staff / San Antonio Express-News Image 1 of / 1 … [Read more...] about Larson and Abbott put aside their intra-party feud
In 1997, when James Cameron needed six more months than planned to finish Titanic, he bumped into Rupert Murdoch on the Fox lot, apologized about the delays on the set and promised the mogul his costly disaster epic would be “good.” “It better be a damn sight better than good,” Murdoch told Cameron, ultimately granting his studio’s swaggering star filmmaker the extra time he wanted, a decision that paid off in 11 Oscars and nearly $2.2 billion in global box office and the "I'm the king of the world" speech. Cameron’s relationship with the Murdochs was unusually strong, forged on shared ambition and outsized successes, beginning with Cameron’s direction of Aliens in 1986, which gave Rupert his first major hit after buying the studio, and culminating in the 2009 release of Avatar, which remains the highest grossing film of all time at $2.7 billion worldwide. Now, days after Disney closed its $71.3 billion Fox deal, the Avatar director finds … [Read more...] about Bob Iger and James Cameron: Can the King of Hollywood Manage the King of the World?
By Darren Sabedra | [email protected], Phil Jensen | [email protected] and Vytas Mazeika | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: February 24, 2019 at 9:40 pm | UPDATED: February 26, 2019 at 9:52 am Party of Six For the first time since 2014, there won’t be a full, eight-team bracket in the boys Open Division. The girls never had fewer than eight teams in the Open until last season, when third-seeded Pinewod was given what officially is now called a bye after Carondelet withdrew from the tournament for disciplinary reasons. There are six teams for each this time around, as announced Sunday by the California Interscholastic Federatrion, with No. 1 Salesian and No. 2 Sheldon-Sacramento receiving first-round byes among the boys and No. 1 Archbishop Mitty and No. 2 Carondelet drawing byes among the girls. “When we looked at both, we figured what we did for one, we had to do for the other,” Pete Saco, the tournament’s … [Read more...] about CIF basketball: Selection Sunday surprises, trends and more