BC-AP Entertainment and Arts Digest,1st Ld-Writethru

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UPDATES with Campaign 2016-Moderators, Sept 11-Performing Arts Center, Obit-Hostetter, Bruce Springsteen-Longest Show, Austria-Obit-Botha, Obit-Lady Chablis.


CAMPAIGN 2016-MODERATORS — NBC’s Matt Lauer faced heavy criticism for his failure to fact check Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Wednesday night — but some believe that’s not a moderator’s responsibility, including Chris Wallace, who’s set to moderate the Oct. 19 presidential debate. By TV Writer David Bauder. SENT: 200 words. Will be updated.

FILM-CAMERAPERSON — For years, Kristen Johnson has been a top cinematographer for documentaries, including Laura Poitras’ “Citizenfour” and Michael Moore’s “Fahrenheit 9/11.” In her own “Cameraperson,” Johnson stitches together outtakes from her years in war zones and elsewhere — moments that resonated for different reasons — along with footage from her own life. The result is a striking kind of memoir. By Film Writer Jake Coyle. UPCOMING: 700 words by 3 p.m., photos.

SULLY MOVIE-INVESTIGATORS — Losing power in both engines but still managing to land an airliner full of people in the Hudson River without losing a single life is plenty dramatic. But the drama in “Sully,” the movie about the “Miracle on the Hudson” ditching of U.S. Airways Flight 1549, doesn’t stop there. And that’s a problem, say the former government accident investigators who led the real-life investigation. By Joan Lowy. SENT: 675 words, photos, video.

SEPT 11-PERFORMING ARTS CENTER — Officials are unveiling a design for a long-stalled performing arts center at the World Trade Center site. The center calls for three theaters that could be reconfigured for premiere works of dance, opera, music and theater. By Rachelle Blidner (with Ula Ilnytzky). SENT: 140 words, photos. Will be updated.

TV-EMMYS-RACHEL BLOOM — After winning back-to-back acting awards, “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” star Rachel Bloom seems to have a shot at one of this year’s top Emmy Awards. By Entertainment Writer Mike Cidoni Lennox. UPCOMING: 350 words by 3 p.m., photos, video.

FASHION AND FIREARMS — For decades, women have had few choices when it comes to the clothing they can wear to hide that they’re carrying a firearm. Enter holsters, corsets, camisoles and other clothing designed to be flattering, feminine — and functional — for the pistol-packin’ mama crowd. By Lisa Marie Pane. SENT: 600 words, photos

MISS AMERICA-PRELIMINARIES — The third and final night of preliminary competition in the Miss America pageant is set for Thursday in Atlantic City, New Jersey. By Wayne Parry. SENT: 100 words, photos. Will be updated following announcement of third-night winners around 9:30 p.m., followed by 500 word story by 10:30 p.m.

OBIT-HOSTETTER — John Hostetter, an actor, painter and musician best known for playing the steady stage manager in “Murphy Brown,” has died at age 69. SENT: 120 words.

OBIT-LADY CHABLIS — The Lady Chablis, the transgender performer who became a celebrity for her role in the 1994 best-seller “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil,” has died in Savannah, Georgia. By Russ Bynum. SENT: 125 words, photos. Will be updated.

AUSTRIA-OBIT-BOTHA — Tenor Johan Botha, whose light but muscular voice dazzled audiences at the world’s top operatic stages in a wide range of roles, died Thursday in Vienna. He was 51. By George Jahn. SENT: 465 words, photos.

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN-LONGEST SHOW — Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band just don’t want to leave the stage. Wednesday night’s concert at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia lasted nearly four hours, four minutes, breaking the previous record for the group’s longest U.S. show set last week. SENT: 130 words.

BRITAIN-SCHOOL OF ROCK — Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber says comic actor David Fynn and 39 “quite awesome” kids will star in the London production of stage musical “School of Rock.” SENT: 130 words.








FILM-JERRY LEWIS — Jerry Lewis has made what may be his last film. The 90-year-old entertainer leaves his well-honed comedy chops behind to play a man awash in grief after losing his wife of 65 years. By Entertainment Writer Sandy Cohen. UPCOMING Friday: 900 words, photos.

FACES OF CHINATOWN — Life-sized portraits of residents past and present are going up on plazas and street corners starting Saturday in Boston’s Chinatown. Artist Wen-ti Tsen says they’re meant to underscore how the city’s building boom is displacing longtime residents and businesses in the historic downtown enclave. By Philip Marcelo. UPCOMING Friday: 500 words by 1 a.m., photos

NY FASHION WEEK-HILFIGER — Tommy Hilfiger presents his collection at New York Fashion Week. By Jocelyn Noveck. UPCOMING Friday: 500 words by 9 p.m., photos.

ICONS-KIM AND KANYE — Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West are honored at the Harper’s Bazaar Icons celebration. By Mesfin Fekadu. UPCOMING Friday: 500 words by 11 p.m., photos.



FILM REVIEW-SULLY. By Film Writer Jake Coyle. SENT Wednesday: 660 words, photos.

FILM REVIEW-AUTHOR: THE JT LEROY STORY. By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. SENT Wednesday: 680 words, photos.

FILM REVIEWS PLANNED FOR NEXT WEEK: “Snowden,” ”Bridget Jones’s Baby,” ”Blair Witch.”

MUSIC REVIEW-WILCO. By Scott Bauder. SENT Wednesday: 175 words.

MUSIC REVIEW-ANNA NETREBKO. By Mike Silverman. SENT Wednesday: 360 words, photos.

BOOK REVIEW-THE PIGEON TUNNEL, BY JOHN LE CARRE. Reviewed by Carla K. Johnson. SENT Tuesday: 590 words.

BOOK REVIEW-MAD ENCHANTMENT, BY ROSS KING. Reviewed by Christopher Sullivan. SENT Tuesday: 700 words, photos.

BOOK REVIEW-BEST.STATE.EVER., BY DAVE BARRY. Reviewed by Will Lester. SENT Tuesday: 700 words, photos.

BOOK REVIEW-THE RISEN, BY RON RASH. Reviewed by Kendal Weaver. SENT Tuesday: 350 words, photos.

BOOK REVIEW-RED DOG, BY JASON MILLER. Reviewed by Oline H. Cogdill. SENT Tuesday: 440 words, photos.

BOOK REVIEW-THE DREAD LINE, BY BRUCE DESILVA. Reviewed by Jeff Ayers. SENT Wednesday: 280 words.

BOOK REVIEW-THE WHITE MIRROR, BY ELSA HART. Reviewed by Oline H. Cogdill. SENT Wednesday: 385 words, photos.


BOOK REVIEW-ONE OF THESE THINGS, BY STEVEN GAINES. Reviewed by Oline H. Cogdill. SENT Thursday: 400 words.




HONG KONG — Sammi Cheng shoots the cover of her Cantonese pop album.

LONDON — DJ Shadow talks about working with Run the Jewels.

VENICE, Italy — Press conference for “Planetarium” with Natalie Portman and Lily-Rose Depp at the Venice Film Festival.

VENICE, Italy — Director Andrey Konchalovskiy premieres his war drama, “Paradise,” at the Venice Film Festival.

VENICE, Italy — Premiere for “Planetarium” is held at the Venice Film Festival.

HONG KONG — Jessica Jung and Krystal Jung attend a store opening for Sandro.

TORONTO — The Toronto International Film Festival opens.

VENICE, Italy — “Questo Giorni,” directed by Giuseppe Piccioni, premieres at the Venice Film Festival.

VENICE, Italy — Jean-Paul Belmondo collects a lifetime achievement award at the Venice Film Festival.


NEW YORK — Kanye West debuts his new Yeezy collection at New York Fashion Week.

RIO DE JANEIRO — Fireworks and music kick off the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio.


VENICE, Italy — The stars of “In Dubious Battle” talk about their favorite period in American history.

LOS ANGELES — The stars of OWN’s “Queen Sugar” talk about their sibling relationships.

LOS ANGELES — “Sully” stars Laura Linney and Aaron Eckhart discuss their favorite films starring Tom Hanks.

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