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BC-US--AP Entertainment Digest, US

June 5, 2018

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FILM-HEREDITARY — A look at the scariest film of the summer, “Hereditary,” and the first time feature director who has all of Hollywood buzzing. By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. UPCOMING: 800 words by 11 a.m., photos.

TV-POSE —The new FX series “Pose, ushered into production by mega-producer Ryan Murphy, acts as our escort into the drag ballroom world that has never been celebrated on TV before, starring the largest LGBTQ cast ever for a scripted series. By Entertainment Writer Mark Kennedy. UPCOMING: 800 words by 11 a.m., photos.

FASHION-CFDA AWARDS — Designer Raf Simons scored a repeat win at fashion’s glittery awards ceremony Monday night, again displaying his considerable influence in American fashion less than two years after taking the reins at Calvin Klein. By National Writer Jocelyn Noveck. SENT: 660 words, photos.

SEXUAL MISCONDUCT-HARVEY WEINSTEIN — Harvey Weinstein is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday in New York on rape and criminal sex act charges. The hearing in Manhattan comes after a grand jury indicted the former movie mogul last week on charges involving two women. Will be updated following arraignment scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. SENT: 275 words, photos.

PEOPLE-KATHY GRIFFIN — Kathy Griffin will receive the Rainbow Key Award from the city of West Hollywood, California, for her contributions to the LGBTQ community. SENT: 135 words, photos. Will be updated following ceremony.

BOOKS-WINFREY — Oprah Winfrey’s next book club pick, “The Sun Does Shine” by Anthony Ray Hinton, is a memoir about a wrongful murder conviction and the long fight to win acquittal. By National Writer Hillel Italie. SENT: 500 words, photos.

MUSIC-IHEARTRADIO FESTIVAL — Justin Timberlake, Carrie Underwood, Shawn Mendes, Mariah Carey and Imagine Dragons are among the acts that will play the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas this summer. SENT: 120 words, photos.

BRITAIN-CONCERT BLAST-ARIANA GRANDE — Ariana Grande says she has been struggling with some symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder following last year’s suicide bomb attack at the end of her concert at Manchester Arena. SENT: 115 words.

AUSTRALIA-CHINA-CENSORSHIP — Renowned Australian playwright David Williamson said Tuesday that he is disappointed Chinese censors have canceled a production of his play “The Removalists” for the official reason that it contains bad language and violence. By Rod McGuirk. SENT: 630 words, photos.

ISRAEL-NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM — After decades of planning and delays, Israel is opening the doors of a new national natural history museum in the city of Tel Aviv, a facility that aims to increase scientific education despite religious opposition to the theory of evolution. By Ilan Ben Zion. SENT: 825 words, photos.

TRIBAL ARTIFACTS — A Native American tribe in Oregon is welcoming back more than a dozen artifacts bought more than a century ago by an Episcopalian minister who collected tribal objects from the Pacific Northwest. By Gillian Flaccus. SENT: 940 words, photos, video.

MISS AMERICA-CHANGES — The Miss America Organization is dropping the swimsuit competition from its nationally televised broadcast, saying it will no longer judge contestants on their appearance. By Wayne Parry. SENT: 330 words.

CELEB BIRTHDAYS — Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 10-16. SENT: 1,000 words.



FILM REVIEW-WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR. By Film Writer Jake Coyle. UPCOMING: 650 words by 6 p.m. Tuesday, photos.

FILM REVIEW-HEREDITARY. UPCOMING: 700 words by Wednesday at 6 p.m., photos.

FILM REVIEW-OCEAN’S 8. By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. UPCOMING: 700 words by Wednesday at 6 p.m., photos.

FILM REVIEW-HOTEL ARTEMIS. UPCOMING: 700 words by Wednesday at 5 p.m., photos.

BOOK REVIEW-FLORIDA, BY LAUREN GROFF. Reviewed by Kendal Weaver. SENT Monday: 420 words.

BOOK REVIEW-SWEET & LOW, BY NICK WHITE. Reviewed by Kendal Weaver. SENT Monday: 340 words, photos.

BOOK REVIEW-UPSTATE, BY JAMES WOOD. Reviewed by Ann Levin. SENT Monday: 430 words.

BOOK REVIEW-A LITTLE PIECE OF LIGHT, BY DONNA HYLTON. Reviewed by Christina Ledbetter. SENT Monday: 310 words, photo.

BOOK REVIEW-THE CAPTIVES, BY DEBRA JO IMMERGUT. Reviewed by Oline H. Cogdill. SENT Monday: 430 words, photos.

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