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While fans all over the world celebrate Jackson’s birthday on Aug. 29, the Michael Jackson Tribute Festival of the Arts takes place in the area surrounding Jackson’s childhood home and was spearheaded by Jackson’s mother, Katherine Jackson. Katherine Jackson and Jackson’s children are set to attend the three-day festival in Gary, Ind.
“She [Katherine Jackson] wants to set something in place that will be something to commemorate and celebrate Michael’s legacy,” said event promoter Karvin Johnson.
What began as a block party on Jackson St, where the old Jackson family home is located, has grown into a citywide event. The festivities kick off Thursday at the local Roosevelt High School, »
Stars may head to Hollywood to make their careers, but their hometown fans don’t have to travel far for the festivals that celebrate them. Regional fests are taking place throughout the country this summer to honor showbiz legends Lucille Ball, Judy Garland and Dean Martin.
Since 1975, Grand Rapids, Minn., (pop. 11,000) has celebrated Garland, and the film that made her famous, with the Wizard of Oz festival. This year’s 39th annual fest includes her son, Joe Luft, as guest of honor, and features carriage rides on a yellow brick road with a horse of a different color and an outdoor screening of the film. The town has restored Garland’s childhood home and built a $3 million Judy Garland Museum next door. “Our community is very proud that their native daughter … starred in the world’s most beloved movie,” says John Kelsch, the museum’s executive director. Kelsch expects as »
- Nikara Johns
Colin Egglesfield was arrested Saturday morning in Tempe, Ariz. The former Client List star, 41, was charged with criminal damage and disorderly conduct after an officer caught him knocking over barriers, flipping over a table and breaking several signs inside a tent set up at the Tempe Festival of the Arts, a spokesperson for the Tempe Police Department confirms to People. He was released on a $1,000 bond. Just a couple of days after his arrest, Egglesfield was photographed in seemingly fine spirits dining out with Trophy Wife actress Malin Akerman in Beverly Hills on Tuesday. The actor first gained fame as »
- Michele Corriston
It's been quite a week for Colin Egglesfield. The former Client List star was arrested Saturday in Tempe, Ariz., E! News has confirmed. Egglesfield, 41, reportedly caused a scene on Mill Avenue during the Tempe Festival of the Arts. According to a police report, an officer spotted the Something Borrowed star knocking over barriers set up to protect artwork. The officer claims Egglesfield flipped over a table and broke several signs inside a tent. He was charged with criminal damage and disorderly conduct and released from jail on a $1,000 bond. On Friday, Egglesfield attended the Arizona Diamondbacks football preview game at Chase Field. That same afternoon, the actor played a round of golf with his father, »
More like the mugshot list. Former Client List star Colin Egglesfield was arrested in Tempe, Ariz., on Saturday, March 29, a spokesperson for the Tempe Police Department confirms to Us Weekly. The actor was charged with disorderly conduct and criminal damage during the Tempe Festival of the Arts. Egglesfield was caught knocking over barriers, a table, and breaking signs, the spokesperson tells Us. The 41-year-old was later released from jail on a $1,000 bond. An insider tells Us it "wasn't a rampage or anything like that. Something went [...] »
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