Harsh land and raw emotion test 'The Homesman'

...nearly as many moving parts and emotional complexities to manage.What the directing side of Jones does best is to cede the spotlight to his star. He builds a strong platform for Swank to take on yet another woman who refuses to be bound by gender...
My Turn: Bristol Bay salmon are in the spotlight, and rightly so

First, we learned that Americans love to eat salmon more than ever, with most of the wild catch coming from Alaska.
Left of the limelight

...up and say, 'You did such a great job.' Most of them don't know sign language at all."Being accidentally in the spotlight is part of interpretation, she admitted."We try to be as much in the background - even though you're not in the...
Theater review: All that Jazz

...Haskins also shine - both deliver brash, buoyant performances - but "Chicago" gives every performer a moment in the spotlight. Everyone takes a solo, be it singing, dancing or both. And while musicals often rely on big, moving set pieces...
A player's perspective: Pierce

...the same teams winning all the time," Pierce said. "They want to see other teams that weren't in the spotlight before get into the spotlight. When you have constant landscape change, it brings great interest to the league."These days...
Arts calendar

...R) - Synopsis: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent."The Book of Life" (PG) - in 2D and 3D. Synopsis...
First woman becomes NBA coach

...skills will be a great benefit to the Spurs."But Popovich and Buford were not available in person and Hammon had the spotlight entirely to herself."Congratulations to Becky on today's announcement," Boyer said in a statement. "It's...
UAS closing facilities, cutting jobs

...know why UAF had to cut that many jobs.A bonus for the presidentThe system's budget situation was brought into the spotlight after the UA Board of Regents in June signed off on another three-year contract for President Pat Gamble that included...
Superintendent talks bargaining, testing

...contract negotiations. The most recent teacher contract was agreed upon in February.Assessments will also come into the spotlight this school year, with the district implementing the new Alaska Standards, similar to the Common Core State Standards...
Mo'ne trying to find some peace amid all the attention

...incessant yapper.She was rendered nearly speechless during the call, said one observer.With a win Wednesday, the spotlight will only intensify.Representatives from Ellen DeGeneres' and Queen Latifah's shows have called Taney hoping for...


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