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BC-AP Entertainment Digest

July 13, 2018

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EMMYS-HANDMAID’S TALE — If you haven’t yet watched this week’s searing finale of “The Handmaid’s Tale,” the show’s creator has a suggestion. Executive producer and writer Bruce Miller says audiences should get a “couple of bottles of Scotch” before watching the show. The finale is so intense, actress Samira Wiley — who received a nomination for guest actress on the show — hasn’t watched it yet. By Nicole Evatt and Jocelyn Noveck. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos.

EMMY NOMINATIONS-DIVERSITY — Sterling K. Brown and Donald Glover aren’t such Emmy outliers this year. More than a third of the 101 acting nominations for the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards went to ethnic minorities, according to an analysis by The Associated Press. That’s up from a quarter of the field last year, when Brown (“This Is Us”) and Glover (“Atlanta”) won top acting awards. By Television Writer Lynn Elber. SENT: 540 words, photos.

MUSIC-NICK LOWE — Performing with four men in Mexican wrestling masks has led singer Nick Lowe to rediscover his rock ‘n’ roll roots. The veteran British songwriter is getting a kick out of touring with the oddly clad and mischievous gang of instrumentalists. By Media Writer David Bauder. UPCOMING: 400 words, photos.

BLUEGRASS MUSEUM — The Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum has announced details of its grand opening this fall. The opening of the $15 million building in downtown Owensboro, Kentucky, will be celebrated Oct. 18-20 with three days of music highlighting the past, present and future of bluegrass music. SENT: 100 words.

TRUMP-PORN STAR — Stormy Daniels danced — but she didn’t touch — at an Ohio strip club a day after her arrest at another club for interacting too closely with patrons that turned out to be undercover police officers. SENT: 540 words, photos.

RUSSIA-JAILED FILMMAKER — The mother of a jailed Ukrainian filmmaker who has been refusing food for nearly two months is asking Russian President Vladimir Putin to pardon him. By Maria Danilova. SENT: 224 words, photo.

RACE CONFERENCE-DARTMOUTH — Dartmouth College is hosting a conference marking the 25th anniversary of “Race Matters” by Cornel West. The conference starts Friday. SENT: 110 words.



FILM REVIEW-DON’T WORRY HE WON’T GET FAR ON FOOT. By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. SENT Tuesday: 795 words, photos.

FILM REVIEW-SKYSCRAPER — By Film Writer Jake Coyle. SENT Tuesday: 750 words, photos.

FILM REVIEW-EIGHTH GRADE — By Film Writer Jake Coyle. SENT Wednesday: 775 words, photos.

MUSIC REVIEW-CAROLINA STORY. Reviewed by Scott Stroud. SENT Monday: 250 words, photos.

MUSIC REVIEW-RICK ASTLEY. Reviewed by Entertainment Writer Mark Kennedy. SENT Tuesday: 350 words, photo.

MUSIC REVIEW-TOM BAILEY. Reviewed by Pablo Gorondi. SENT Wednesday: 300 words, photos.

BOOK REVIEW-CLOCK DANCE. A review of “Clock Dance” by Anne Tyler. Reviewed by Ann Levin. SENT Monday: 400 words, photos.

BOOK REVIEW-A CARNIVAL OF LOSSES. A review of “A Carnival of Losses” by Donald Hall. Reviewed by Ann Levin. SENT Monday: 400 words, photos.

BOOK REVIEW-A TERRIBLE COUNTRY. A review of “A Terrible Country” by Keith Gessen. Reviewed by Ann Levin. SENT Monday: 430 words, photos.

BOOK REVIEW-CAGED. A review of “Caged” by Ellison Cooper. Reviewed by Oline H. Cogdill. SENT Monday: 350 words, photos.

BOOK REVIEW-A GATHERING OF SECRETS. A review of “A Gathering of Secrets” by Linda Castillo. Reviewed by Oline H. Cogdill. SENT Tuesday: 350 words, photos.

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