Entertainment Today for Saturday, July 16

Gig City rounds up the latest showbiz headlines and links every day. We update twice daily.

Movie marks the end of an era for Island Harry Potter fans – Victoria Times Colonist [New Window]
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows — Part 2 marks the end of a decade-long film series and the end …
Fri, 15 Jul 2011 23:13:22

Desert rockers denied entry to Canada for Folk Fest – Vancouver Sun [New Window]
Tinariwen, a desert blues band from Mali, was scheduled to perform at the 2011 Vancouver Folk Music Festival, but the performance has been cancelled after band members were denied a visa into Canada …
Fri, 15 Jul 2011 20:24:33

Radcliffe wept like a child on last day of filming [New Window]
When Larry King asked Daniel Radcliffe about filming his last scene as the title character in the “Harry Potter” movies, the actor described it as “very emotional. … I kind of wept like a child on that last day.”
Fri, 15 Jul 2011 16:40:31

The ‘Harry Potter Generation’ opens at the close [New Window]
As I write this from a conference of 3500 Harry Potter fans outside of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park in Orlando, the energy in the air around the final film is not only excitement, but gratitude.
Fri, 15 Jul 2011 16:31:48

Fleet Foxes look to the future – Globe and Mail [New Window]
Robin Pecknold sang by himself, as he did during a flawless concert’s first encore song. Oliver James, an English-style folk ballad themed to …
Fri, 15 Jul 2011 14:23:24

OMG: ‘Deathly Hallows Part II’ [New Window]
If you’re bleary-eyed and yawning after a late-night screening of “Harry Potter’s” final movie installment, the lasting impressions of “Deathly Hallows Part II” are no doubt the only things keeping you awake today.
Fri, 15 Jul 2011 12:55:50

Theories about ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ trailer [New Window]
The first teaser for next year’s “The Dark Knight Rises” is airing in front of a little movie called “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2.”
Fri, 15 Jul 2011 11:44:58

Tom Felton is ‘Team Slitherin’ all the way [New Window]
As the blondest brat in the Harry Potter universe, actor Tom Felton has no qualms about portraying the theoretically unlikable Draco Malfoy. So why do so many fans devote themselves to “Team Slitherin?” Felton muses on the possibilities with CNN.
Fri, 15 Jul 2011 11:24:49

Peter Dinklage should win an Emmy [New Window]
While HBO’s epic fantasy series “Game of Thrones” has stirred much debate over its nudity and violence, Peter Dinklage’s scene-stealing turn as Tyrion Lannister has been almost universally praised, even scoring the American actor an Emmy nomination for outstanding supporting actor in a drama series.
Fri, 15 Jul 2011 10:07:49

‘Kennedys’ Executive Producer on Emmy Noms: ‘I’m Feeling Vindicated’ – Hollywood Reporter [New Window]

Thu, 14 Jul 2011 17:28:06

Review: Blake Shelton’s ‘Red River Blue’ [New Window]
Where did all the good ole boys go? Blake Shelton asks that question on “Red River Blue,” but maybe he should answer it himself.
Mon, 04 Jul 2011 16:37:01