August Newswire

August Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for August.

Results 1 - 20 of 1,221 in August

  1. Indian Celebrates Burt Munro's Legacy at Bonneville Salt flatsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 min ago | RiderMagazine.com

    ... Indian" immortalized Burt Munro and the historic under-1000cc world record run of his 1920 Scout Streamliner in August of 1967. Prior to its special commemorative screening on the Bonneville campground, the film's director Roger Donaldson and Burt's ...

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  2. 'Candle in the Wind' was the perfect song at a tragic momentRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    ... Me Up When September Ends managed something similar after Hurricane Katrina, which hit New Orleans near the end of August 2005, but that was a matter of coincidence - singer Billie Joe Armstrong had actually written the song two years prior in ...

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  3. Lilly Hiatt's new album, Trinity Lane, is out August 25.Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | News 88.9 KNPR

    For artists who make breakup records, a big part of the appeal is having their uninterrupted, unqualified say. It can be a cathartic experience to call out former partners for heartlessness and narcissism, to stake your claims to the high ground and come out looking good.

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  4. Indian Motorcycle Celebrates Burt Monros Legacy at Bonneville During SpeedweekRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Motorcycle.com

    ... and Capped Off by Moonlit Screening of "The World's Fastest Indian" with Director Roger Donaldson BONNEVILLE, UTAH (August 16, 2017) - This past weekend, Indian Motorcycle kicked off the 69th annual Bonneville Speed Week by paying tribute to its ...

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  5. Elvis Presley died 40 years ago, and he couldn't have picked a worse time to do itRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    ... every passing year, it has become ever more clear that Elvis picked the absolutely worst time to die. He was 42 in August of 1977, and that is a very awkward age for a rock star. Perhaps especially so for the first rock star. It was hardly the first ...

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  6. What's up: August 17-23: Fashion, music and food trucks throughout the weekendRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | The Lantern

    The 1973 film documents David Bowie's final performance at London's Hammersmith Odeon. Admission is free.

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  7. LCD Soundsystem share new track a Tonitea 6:02 pm - Aug 16, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NME

    ... with frontman James Murphy playing conductor. The track was premiered by Zane Lowe on Beats1 earlier today (August 16). James Murphy has also spoken out about his relationship with David Bowie , and how the late icon inspired him to reform LCD ...

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  8. Bella Thorne Reveals Cleavage While Partying With Scott Disick On Wild Night OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HollywoodLife

    Just friends? Bella Thorne and Scott Disick reunited on Aug. 15, when they partied the night away in LA! Bella rocked a plunging top and lace-up boots for their night out, amidst rumors she's dating Blackbear! Someone may have their definition of "good friends" misconstrued. Bella Thorne , 19, and Scott Disick , 34, continued to fuel romance rumors when they stepped out in LA together on August 15! The on-again, off-again partiers hit up Hollywood hotspot, Avenue nightclub, where Bella showed off major cleavage, her toned legs and her signature new pink hair.

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  9. Josh Hartnett & GF Tamsin Egerton Welcome 2nd Child Together - CongratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HollywoodLife

    ... per The Daily Mail . In addition to the new family pics, Tamsin noted on her Instagram Story during the first week of August that she was celebrating World Breastfeeding Week by nursing. So it looks like their newest addition has officially arrived! ...

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  10. Anna Faris & Chris Pratt Split: Does She Imply He Didn't...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HollywoodLife

    ... child into the world, and we are so thrilled for the newly-expanded fam. Celebrities,marched to the Trump Tower on August 15 to protest white supremacy and the president's failure to condemn the horrific alt-right gathering in Charlottesville. Watch ...

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  11. Christina El Moussa Officially Files For Divorce From Husband Tarek: Does She Want Spousal Support?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HollywoodLife

    ... with their divorce, as well as what the mother of two is requesting. Christina El Moussa , 34, is done. On Wednesday, August 16 it was revealed by Us Weekly that the Flip or Flop star had filed official divorce paperwork to proceed with her legal ...

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  12. The Kitchen Club Celebrates 29 Years as Miami's Goth-Music HavenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Miami New Times

    ... Presents Anniversary Party . With DJ 16bit, Danny Bled, Sinsek, the Notorious Nastie and others. 9 p.m. Saturday, August 19, at Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE Second Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com . Admission is $10 at the door. Zach Schlein ...

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  13. Pink to receive Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award at MTV VMAsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    The 37-year-old singer - who has six-year-old daughter Willow and eight-month-old son Jameson with her husband Carey Hart - has been revealed at the recipient of this year's Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award during the ceremony for the Video Music Awards on August 27. The award is the highest honour available to artists at the awards show - which is held at the Forum in Inglewood, California - and has previously been bestowed upon the likes of Madonna, Beyonc, and last year's winner Rihanna. The first Vanguard awards were presented at the inaugural VMAs in 1984, when they were scooped up by The Beatles and the late David Bowie.

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  14. King's ransomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Newsday

    When a downward-spiralling Elvis Presley died 40 years ago on 16 August 1977, a cynical music industry insider was overheard to remark that it was a "smart career move". Apocryphal tale or not, death has given a lucrative boost to the selling power of not just Elvis, but also Bob Marley, Jimi Hendrix, David Bowie, and a host of other music legends.

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  15. Pink Set to Receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award At 2017 VMAsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Billboard

    August is shaping up to be quite a month for Pink , who recently announced her seventh album Beautiful Trauma and released its first single, "What About Us." Today , MTV is announcing that Pink will receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2017 Video Music Awards.

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  16. 'Westworld' Creators Dish on Working at an "Imaginary Theme Park" and Their Most Difficult SceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Hollywood Reporter

    ... Either way, expect it to make an impact at a minimum with below-the-line categories. This story first appeared in an August stand-alone issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe .

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  17. Arcade Fire's Win Butler is channeling some tunes from elsewhere these days. GETTYRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | 24 Hours

    ... and more fantastical sweeping pace. The instrumental duo is set to release a Deluxe Edition of their album Score on August 25th, including a CD/DVD featuring their live Sydney Opera House concert.Also worth your time is the duo's recent haunting ...

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  18. IS launches fresh offensive in Syria's Deir ez-ZorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - The Islamic State launched a large-scale attack in the Deir ez-Zor Governorate on Sunday, August 13, targeting the Syrian Arab Army's positions near the military airport, Al-Masdar News reports. IS began the offensive by storming the Syrian Army's defenses near the Al-Ta'meen Base that is located west of the Deir ez-Zor Airport.

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  19. Syrian rebels and refugees leave Lebanon enclave for SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - The evacuation of a group of Syrian rebels and refugees from a border enclave in Lebanon back into Syrian territory started on Monday, August 14, Hezbollah -affiliated al-Manar TV reported, according to Reuters. About 300 rebels from a group called Saraya Ahl al-Sham as well as about 3,000 refugees are to leave Lebanon under a deal that followed an assault by the Lebanese Shi'ite group Hezbollah on insurgent positions last month.

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  20. Hoop - there it is! Cosmic hula-hoopers perform in DumboRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | The Brooklyn Paper

    ... navigate our lives on this planet - hula-hooping is an amazing way to be in your body and have fun." Gagne chose an August date for her show to coincide with two major astronomical events - the lunar eclipse on Aug. 7 and the solar eclipse on Aug. ...

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