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Nate Jackson plays Junkyard Dog with Adrian Groulx as a young Dwayne Johnson in "Young Rock" on NBC.

Tacoma comic gains fans on ‘Young Rock’

Nate Jackson plays Junkyard Dog with Adrian Groulx as a young Dwayne Johnson in "Young Rock" on NBC.

February 26, 2021, 6:00am Entertainment

TACOMA — Nate Jackson is no stranger to fame, working with celebrities and standing in the literal spotlights of comedy. But he wasn’t prepared for the level of notoriety he’s getting as a co-star on NBC’s new comedy hit “Young Rock” based on the life of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Read story

Man’s best friend? Not quite

February 26, 2021, 6:00am Life

So, it turns out the saying about dogs being a man’s best friend needs revising. Read story

‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ coming to theaters soon

February 25, 2021, 5:08pm Entertainment

“Spider-Man” stars Tom Holland, Zendaya and Jacob Batalon spun a web of lies last week while teasing the title of their next Marvel film — which was finally announced Wednesday. Read story

This photo provided by Hasbro shows the new Potato Head world.  Mr. Potato Head is no longer a mister. Hasbro, the company that makes the potato-shaped plastic toy, is giving the spud a gender neutral new name: Potato Head. The change will appear on boxes this year.

A mister no more: Mr. Potato Head goes gender neutral

This photo provided by Hasbro shows the new Potato Head world.  Mr. Potato Head is no longer a mister. Hasbro, the company that makes the potato-shaped plastic toy, is giving the spud a gender neutral new name: Potato Head. The change will appear on boxes this year.

February 25, 2021, 1:54pm Life

NEW YORK — Mr. Potato Head is no longer a mister. Read story

FILE - Lady Gaga sings the national anthem during President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Jan. 20, 2021. Officials say Lady Gaga's dog walker was shot and her two French bulldogs stolen in Hollywood during an armed robbery. Los Angeles police are seeking two suspects, thought it's not known if both were armed, in connection with the Wednesday night shooting.

Lady Gaga’s dog walker shot, French bulldogs stolen in LA

FILE - Lady Gaga sings the national anthem during President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Jan. 20, 2021. Officials say Lady Gaga's dog walker was shot and her two French bulldogs stolen in Hollywood during an armed robbery. Los Angeles police are seeking two suspects, thought it's not known if both were armed, in connection with the Wednesday night shooting.

February 25, 2021, 10:21am Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lady Gaga's dog walker was shot and two of the singer's French bulldogs were stolen in Hollywood during an armed robbery, police said. Read story

FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, file photo, the Weeknd performs at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The Weeknd had the No. 1 song of 2020 but "Blinding Lights" was not nominated for a Grammy Award.

‘Blinding Lights’ and more hits the Grammys left in the dark

FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, file photo, the Weeknd performs at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The Weeknd had the No. 1 song of 2020 but "Blinding Lights" was not nominated for a Grammy Award.

February 25, 2021, 8:16am Entertainment

NEW YORK — The wattage in The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” wasn’t strong enough to compete at the Grammys – but the song isn’t the only electrifying No. 1 hit that the Recording Academy snubbed. Read story

Bruce Springsteen, left, appears with  former President Barack Obama during their podcast of conversations recorded at Springsteen's home studio in New Jersey. The eight-episode series covers their upbringings, racism, fatherhood and even recall a White House singalong around a piano.

Podcast odd couple: Obama, Springsteen in Spotify series

Bruce Springsteen, left, appears with  former President Barack Obama during their podcast of conversations recorded at Springsteen's home studio in New Jersey. The eight-episode series covers their upbringings, racism, fatherhood and even recall a White House singalong around a piano.

February 25, 2021, 6:05am Entertainment

NEW YORK — Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen are teaming up for an eight-episode Spotify podcast series, swapping stories about their upbringings and even a White House singalong around a piano. Read story

Adam Levin

Guitarist to play with Vancouver Symphony

Adam Levin

February 25, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

Classical guitarists are real-life wolverines, said Adam Levin, an internationally acclaimed classical guitarist who will be performing with the Vancouver Symphony this weekend. Read story

Tina Turner during the "TINA: The Tina Turner Musical" photocall at Aldwych Theatre on October 17, 2017 in London, England. The 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ballot includes Turner, Carole King, Mary J. Blige, The Go-Go's, Dionne Warwick, Kate Bush and Chaka Khan. (Eamonn M.

7 female artists on rock hall ballot

Tina Turner during the "TINA: The Tina Turner Musical" photocall at Aldwych Theatre on October 17, 2017 in London, England. The 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ballot includes Turner, Carole King, Mary J. Blige, The Go-Go's, Dionne Warwick, Kate Bush and Chaka Khan. (Eamonn M.

February 25, 2021, 6:02am Entertainment

After years of often slighting female artists, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame executed a major and welcome about-face with the announcement of its 2021 nominees for induction. Read story

Harry Shearer will no longer voice Black ‘Simpsons’ character Dr. Hibbert

February 25, 2021, 6:02am Entertainment

Another longtime character on “The Simpsons” is finally getting recast. Read story