Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Feb. 20-27
1. Ariana Grande to perform in Madison Square Garden
The 23-year-old popstar will perform in Madison Square Garden as a part of her “Dangerous Woman” tour on Friday, Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m. Grande will perform a 22-song set from her three albums. The concert will include opening performances from Little Mix and Victoria Monet. To read more, click here.
2. “Rock Dog” the movie is released
The long anticipated kids’ movie “Rock Dog” will be released this Friday, Feb. 24. The animated movie follows a Bodi, a tibetian dog, in his quest to become a music superstar, despite his father’s forbiddance of music in their village. The movie will be available in all theaters. Click here to watch the trailer or learn more about the movie.
3. The 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards to be hosted
The 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards will take place this Saturday, Feb. 25, at 5 p.m. This event celebrates independent movies and what goes into making them. The awards will be hosted by Nick Kroll and John Mulaney. Celebrities such as Shia LaBeouf and James Laxton will be attending. To read more about this, click here
4. NBC celebrated 90th anniversary
Kelsey Grammar hosted NBC’s 90th anniversary on Sunday, Feb. 19. Many new recorded interviews with stars such as Jennifer Lopez, Rob Lowe and Blake Shelton were included in this special event. The show also included memorable highlights from shows such as “America’s Got Talent” and “Meet the Press.” Click here to read more.
5. USA Hockey Week takes place this week
USA Hockey announced that the first ever hockey week across America will take place during the week of Feb. 19-26. The week will include celebration-themed days such as Wear Your Favorite Jersey day, Try Hockey day and Celebrate Local Hockey Heroes day. For more information on the event, click here.