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Rita Moreno reflects on Oscar-winning role in 'West Side Story'

Rita Moreno is one of few living people who have earned Oscar, Emmy, Tony and Grammy awards. Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Rita Moreno played the key role of Anita, and her sizzling performance, the unwilling go-between for the doomed Maria and Tony, earned her an Oscar. She'll be attending three screenings this weekend at the Redford Theatre. More

Dime Store opens downtown; Beach Bar makes fall transition

The house-made veggie burger at Dime Store has greens, red onion, goat cheese and honey mustard. Add hand-cut fries or a side salad for $2. Melody Baetens / The Detroit News

The hot new restaurant of the week is the Dime Store. Serving breakfast and lunch, this hip spot recently opened in the Chrysler House, formerly known as the Dime building. Plus, the food and beverage events calendar. More

Our Shepherd Lutheran's Oktoberfest is one of many in Metro Detroit

Eric Neubauer's Die Dorfmusikanten Orchestra will play at the event. Eric Neubauer's Die Dorfmusikanten Orchestra

Happy Oktoberfest season! Yes, it's OK to wish that in September; this traditional German celebration ramps up in advance of October. More

'Spoiled Rotten' opens at Inner State Gallery

'Mickey on Wood' by Aust ralian David Meggs Hooke is on display at the gallery. D. Buckley

Detroit's Inner State Gallery, near Eastern Market, will open 'Spoiled Rotten' by Australian artist David 'Meggs' Hooke with a reception Friday night. More

Zetterbergs launch foundation charity gala

Hosts Henrik and Emma Zetterberg of the Zetterberg Foundation. Martin LeFlore

She's a glamorous Swedish television star and recording artist. He's a celebrated hockey sensation. On Friday, Emma Andersson Zetterberg and husband Henrik Zetterberg hosted the inaugural Zetterberg Foundation Charity Event. More

Jack White: Detroit's cynicism prompted move to Nashville

Jack White Mike Coppola / Getty Images

In a new interview with Dan Rather, Jack White discusses his relationship with Detroit, the difficulties of leaving town and the cynicism that led to his move to Nashville. More

Kerry Washington talks domestic abuse, motherhood

Actress Kerry Washington agreed to record a public service announcement for The Allstate Foundation, which has created the 'Purple Purse' initiative, effort to raise awareness of domestic-abuse financial matters. Matt Sayles / Invision/AP

'Scandal' star Kerry Washington agree to do a public service announcement by The Allstate Foundation for its initiative called 'Purple Purse,' to raise awareness of domestic abuse involving money called financial abuse. More

Men only: Kathy Griffin's guide to late-night TV

Comedienne Kathy Griffin says women do not get a fair chance at network late-night host jobs. Chris Pizzello / AP

Last year, as a late-night TV shake-up ended with yet another chorus line of white male hosts, Joan Rivers decried the lack of women in any of the coveted jobs as 'beyond frustrating.' More

Police detain 'Django Unchained' actress in LA

Actress Daniele Watts and Brian Lucas speak during an interview with KABC-TV in Los Angeles, Sept. 14, 2014. The Los Angeles Police Department said Sunday that officers detained Watts and her companion last week after a complaint that two people were 'involved in indecent exposure' in a silver Mercedes. Watts was detained until police determined no crime was committed. AP

Los Angeles — Actress Daniele Watts, who appeared in 'Django Unchained,' is complaining that she was handcuffed and briefly put in the back of a squad car after a public display of affection with her white companion. More

Grapevine: Jack White talks about leaving Detroit with Dan Rather

White Duane Burleson / AP

Jack White sat down for an interview with Dan Rather for the newsman's show 'Big Interview,' which airs 8 p.m. Tuesday on AXS TV. He gives Rather a tour of his Third Man Records store and headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee, and talked about his decision to leave his native Detroit. More

'No Good Deed' defeats 'Guardians' at theaters

Colin (Idris Elba) holding Alexis (Kate Del Castillo) in Screen Gems' 'No Good Deed.' Quantrell Colbert / Screen Gems

Los Angeles — It took a murderous Idris Elba and a pair of dolphin buddies to defeat 'Guardians of the Galaxy' at movie theaters. More

'The Beatles' mono catalog returns to vinyl LP

John Lennon, front, and Paul McCartney perform during a concert in Cincinnati. Walt Burton / AP

In one sense, Tuesday's release of the complete mono catalog of the Beatles on vinyl LPs is the most technologically ambitious attempt yet to take what is arguably the most significant body of recorded music in the pop era and do ... absolutely nothing. More

Miss New York chosen as Miss America 2015

 Mel Evans / AP

Miss New York Kira Kazantsev has been named the new Miss America, marking the third year in a row that a contestant from her state has walked away with the crown in the nationally televised pageant. More

Judge Judy offering book for free

Television's most popular judge is celebrating the 19th season opening of her syndicated show by offering her new book, 'What Would Judy Say: Be the Hero of Your Own Story,' for free. Evan Agostini / AP

Television's most popular judge is celebrating the 19th season opening of her syndicated show by offering her new book, 'What Would Judy Say: Be the Hero of Your Own Story,' for free. More

Jennifer Aniston up for an Oscar? Toronto film festival shows the possibilities

Some final notes and thoughts from this year's Toronto International Film Festival: Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and Felicity Jones are likely Oscar nominees, as are several men. More

Review: PBS' 'The Roosevelts' portrays an epic threesome

President Theodore Roosevelt with his family in a 1903 photograph. Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace NHS

The latest magnum opus from Ken Burns, 'The Roosevelts: An Intimate History,' premieres on PBS as a seven-night, 14-hour extravaganza airing at 8 p.m. Sunday through Saturday. More

Grapevine: Madonna in the dark

Madonna didn't care for the bright lights in a club recently. Michael Sohn / AP

Madonna demands to be out of the spotlight at dance club, Big Sean releases new music, Cher postpones Palace stop and more. More

48 Hours: The best of things to do in Metro Detroit

Strolling performers are part of the Victorian Festival Sunday. Brandy Baker / The Detroit News

Go back in time at Northville's Victorian Festival, see art, music and food collide at the DIY Street Fair and Funky Ferndale Art Fair, and more. More

Review: Shameless 'Red Band Society' parties in the hospital

Astro, left, Nolan Sotillo, Griffin Gluck and Charlie Rowe star as a group of ailing teenagers living in a hospital in Fox's 'Red Band Society.' Annette Brown

TV wisdom now says the bestest possible place to spend your youth, to make friends, to fall in love and have meaningful experiences, to party and live life to the fullest is ... a hospital. More

Review: 'The Drop' rises on its talent and affection

Tom Hardy plays a quiet bartender who is being pressured in 'The Drop.' Twentieth Century Fox

A story of puppy love among neighborhood toughs, 'The Drop' mixes mean streets and malice with awkward affection and dialogue with nary a false phrase or turn to be found. More

Cher postpones 'Dressed to Kill' Palace stop

Cher performs during the 'Dressed to Kill' tour at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla. Cher has rescheduled several tour stops because of an acute viral infection. Jeff Daly / AP

Cher is still 'Dressed to Kill,' but fans in Metro Detroit will have to wait a little longer than expected to see her. The iconic singer has postponed her planned Oct. 1 concert at The Palace of Auburn Hills. More

Review: 'Dolphin 2' is a warmly immersive adventure

Nathan Gamble again plays the youth who bonded with Winter, a dolphin, in 'Dolphin Tale 2.' Wilson Webb

Containing all the elements that made the 2011 original boy and his dolphin story a hit with audiences and critics, Charles Martin Smith's 'Dolphin Tale 2' is another engaging film inspired by the real-life inhabitants of the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. More

Society Confidential: Aerosmith picks up some Birmingham bling

John Darakjian, left, Steven Tyler and Armen Darakjian hang out. Darakjian Jewelers

The band Aerosmith was in town Tuesday for the last date on the band's summer tour, and at least two of them — singer Steven Tyler and bassist Tom Hamilton — were spotted all over Birmingham several days prior to the gig. More

Review: Assaultive 'No Good Deed' comes out at just the wrong time

Kate Del Castillo and Idris Elba star in the vilent drama 'No Good Deed.' Quantrell Colbert / Screen Gems

Screen Gems ignores the Ray Rice controversy and national conversation about violence against women with 'No Good Deed,' a brutal thriller about, you guessed it, a 'malignant narcissist' committing all sorts of violence against women. More

'Young Frankenstein' has new life on 40th anniversary

The late Marty Feldman stars as 'Eye-Gore' in the 1974 black-and- white comedy film classic 'Young Frankenstein.' Twentieth Century Fox

Director Mel Brooks spent a lot of money on white handkerchiefs while making his 1974 tour de farce, 'Young Frankenstein,' now on Blu-ray. More

'Daily Show' correspondent Michael Che joins 'SNL'

Los Angeles — NBC says a correspondent on Jon Stewart's 'The Daily Show' is joining 'Saturday Night Live.' More

Noomi Rapace and Dennis Lehane talk about teaming up for 'The Drop'

Noomi Rapace plays Nadia in 'The Drop.' 'I see an abused human being in her Nadia, an abused human being who will not be abused again,' says novelist Dennis Lehane. Twentieth Century Fox

Here is Noomi Rapace, the original Swedish 'Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,' analyzing the fictional world of working-class poverty and crime that novelist ('Mystic River,' 'Shutter Island,' 'Gone Baby Gone') Dennis Lehane creates. More

Ray Liotta dug deep to play a preacher in 'The Identical'

Ray Liotta, right, stars as a preacher in the faith-based musical drama 'The Identical.' City of Peace Films

Ray Liotta just wanted to have fun. Back in the 1970s, the Jersey boy got wind that the University of Miami had a party reputation, and he wanted in. More

Ed Sheeran and the top 10 concerts and albums for fall

Ed Sheeran commands the crowd during Amp Live at Meadow Brook Music Festival in June. Adam Graham / Detroit News

Armed with only an acoustic guitar and a set of foot pedals he uses to loop his voice and other sounds, Ed Sheeran has a grand gift for commanding an audience. See who else will be commanding attention live or recorded in our Fall Music Preview. More

Detroit Design Festival returns Sept. 23

The fourth-annual Detroit Design Festival, promises six days packed with lectures, exhibitions, studio visits, performance and parties, all designed to spotlight Detroit's emerging reputation as a creative beehive. More



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