April 4 Entertainment Briefs

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THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Annual Watermedia Show seeks 2018 entries

BIGFORK — The Montana Watercolor Society is accepting entries for its 36th annual Watermedia Show to be held at the Bigfork Art & Cultural Center Oct. 5 through Nov. 2. The show will award over $5000 in cash prizes and merchandise. Entries will be juried by internationally acclaimed watercolor artist, Bev Jozwiak. Deadline for entries is June 1, 2018. A complete prospectus and entry form can be found online at montanawatercolorsociety.org or by contacting Marilyn Holte at 208-870-6071 or at msholte@gmail.com.

Nielsen says 15.2 million watch second ‘Roseanne’

NEW YORK (AP) — The audience for the second week of ABC’s “Roseanne” reboot was down, but not by much. The Nielsen company said that 15.2 million people watched the show on Tuesday night. That’s off 16 percent from the 18.2 million who watched the show’s premiere last Tuesday. With delayed viewing, that first show has already been seen by more than 25 million people. President Donald Trump has taken some credit for its popularity because Roseanne Barr’s character supports him in the show.

TV’s ‘Wonder Woman’ Lynda Carter added to Walk of Fame

LOS ANGELES (AP) — TV’s “Wonder Woman” has a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame. Actress Lynda Carter received the honor Tuesday. The 65-year-old said the television series gave birth to her career as a superhero and feminist icon. The show ran from 1975 to 1979. Patty Jenkins, who directed the 2017 “Wonder Woman” movie, spoke at the ceremony. Jenkins said Carter’s portrayal of Wonder Woman make her believe she could have whatever she wanted and be “unashamed to want it.”

Beatles’ ‘Yellow Submarine’ returns to theaters in July

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Beatles’ animated “Yellow Submarine” is returning to theaters this summer. Abramorama announced Tuesday the movie’s 50th anniversary will be celebrated with its re-release in July. The film was restored in 4K digital resolution and its songs have also been restored. The 1968 film was directed by George Dunning. Some of the songs featured in the movie include “Yellow Submarine,” ‘’When I’m Sixty-Four,” and “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds.”

Federal agents arrest Puerto Rican musician Farruko

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Federal agents arrested Puerto Rican singer Farruko shortly after he arrived in the U.S. territory from a trip to the Dominican Republic. A spokesman for U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement said Wednesday that Farruko will appear in court soon on charges that have not yet been made public. Ivan Ortiz said the singer, whose name is Carlos Efren Reyes, was arrested Tuesday at his parent’s house in the northern city of Bayamon. He declined to provide further details. An official who was not authorized to release details on the case said authorities are investigating why Farruko was carrying roughly $50,000 in cash when he returned from the neighboring Caribbean island. A publicist for Farruko could not be immediately reached for comment.