AM-1310 The Light Entertainment News with Kim Wells

Indiana Black Expo’s 45th Annual Summer Celebration continues today with some highly anticipated top notch events focused on career, culture and taking care of your health. Click the media player below to hear what’s on tap on this Throwback Thursday:  To see this year’s schedule of events, click HERE. ###(@PraiseIndy)### kimwellsmedia 071615 Follow me on Twitter@kwellscomm.

Want to show off your fabulous singing voice? American Idol auditions are coming to Indianapolis. The show’s iconic blue tour bus will be parked on Georgia Street Thursday waiting to greet fans of the long-running singing competition show that’s introduced the nation to talents such as Kelly Clarkson, Fantasia Barrino, Ruben Studdard, Jordin Sparks (who was […]

Netflix has made sure that you can stick with them all weekend long for a binge watching good time, that is if you are a fan of Orange Is the New Black. Season Three of the female prison comedy-drama series got an early release Thursday night. Surprise! It’s available today. “Orange” earned more than 20 […]

Metro police are busy this Monday morning still working to find out who shot and killed a woman overnight just south of downtown. They suspect robbery was the motive according to witness accounts. The yet unnamed victim was found lying in the street at around 1:15 a.m. shot multiple times on South East Street. Fox […]

The Indiana State Fair announced its lineup Monday morning for the 2015 free concert stage. There are some acts included in the line-up that you may be interested in seeing when they visit Indy. Here’s who’s coming: Morris Day and The Time–Aug. 8, The Village People–Aug. 17, KC and the Sunshine Band–Aug. 20 LaShun Pace is […]

Versatile actor Terry Crews is hosting the 2015 TV Land Awards airing on the network this Saturday, April 18 at 9 p.m. The show is absolutely a celebration of television and Crews got in the spirit. The star of Fox’s television show, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”, exercised his entertainment chops and “went in” for a rousing round of karaoke paying […]

For the first time in decades, concert-goers at the Indiana State Fair will be allowed to drink. The 2015  concert lineup at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum includes pop singer Meghan Trainor on  August 11th, “A Prairie Home Companion” host Garrison Keillor on August 12th, comedian Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias on August 13th and country artist Jake Owen […]

Hoosier native, actress Vivica A. Fox is now on board for the long-waited next installment of the “Independence Day” film.  Fox has signed on to “Independence Day 2.” Roland Emmerich, who directed the first sci-fi action adventure in 1996, made the announcement Monday night via Twitter:  Fox will reportedly reprise her role as Will Smith’s […]

March Madness and the Final Four in Indianapolis promises to be BIG with the world’s largest brackets here in town, five of Indiana’s men’s teams in the tourney; a superstar performer participating in a free concert and our eyes on a former beloved local college basketball coach and his family. Take a listen to get caught […]

Will Smith’s Focus has topped the weekend box office, dethroning Fifty Shades of Grey to close the month of February and start March. The con caper, also starring Australian actress Margot Robbie, opened to just over $19 million to top a slow-going movie weekend and end the two-week box office reign of the steamy romance Fifty Shades of Grey.  “Grey” […]

Performing against a backdrop of the streets of Selma as well as the Edmund Pettus Bridge, Grammy winners Common and John Legend were joined on the 87th Academy Awards stage by a group of marchers chanting “glory.” It was arguably the most moving moment of the telecast Sunday night in Los Angeles. The duo picked up […]

“Deflate-Gate” has gone to a whole new level thanks to the NFL thinking it’s a good idea to put team mascots in the same space with inflatables for a nice game of Musical Chairs. Sounds innocent and entertaining enough, right? However, among the invited mascots were the Indianapolis Colts’ “Blue” and the New England Patriots’ […]