As always, their were a few zingers in the acceptance speeches at the Screen Actors Guild Awards Sunday night. Here are five:
v Hathaway: “I’m just so thrilled I have dental.”— Best supporting actress winner Anne Hathaway after accepting her Screen Actors Guild award for her role in “Les Miserables” (her teeth are pulled in the film).
v Fey: “Just tape the ‘Big Bang Theory’ for once, for crying out loud.” — Best supporting comedy actress winner Tina Fey, whose show “30 Rock” is ending its run this week and is going up against a show more popular in the ratings.
v Baldwin: “Oh my God. It’s ridiculous.” — Alec Baldwin on his seventh consecutive Screen Actors Guild win for best male actor in a comedy series for “30 Rock.”
v Van Dyke: “Aren’t we lucky that we found a line of work that doesn’t require growing up?” — Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement award recipient Dick Van Dyke, who received a lengthy standing ovation from his fellow actors.
v Danes: “Oh, and my husband and my baby!” — Best actress in a drama series winner Claire Danes, who shouted thanks to her family after her acceptance speech appeared to be over and her fellow actors had started clapping.
“Wild Things With Dominic Monaghan” (7 p.m., BBC America): In our eyes, Dominic Monaghan will always be Charlie from “Lost” ... or a Hobbit. But now he’s tracking down weird insects and creatures as our guide in the new nature series, “Wild Things With Dominic Monaghan.”
“Pioneers of Television” (8 p.m., PBS): Break out the Lycra tights and fancy capes. The “Pioneers of Television” series turns the spotlight on prime-time superheroes tonight, including Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman.
“Southie Rules” (9 p.m., A&E): The cable network gives the “Jersey Shore” treatment to Bostonians, where an extended family battles gentrification from outsiders.
Chorus, orchestra plan dinner-dance
The Stambaugh Chorus and Youngstown Area Community Concert Band will host a dinner-dance Feb. 9 in the Stambaugh Auditorium ballroom to benefit both organizations.
The event, titled “Dance FOR the Music,” will begin at 6 p.m. and includes a one-hour dance lesson presented by Judy Conti. Tickets are $25 apiece, and are available at the door and in advance by calling 330-727-4502.
Prof to lecture on food safety
Brandi Baros, a biology professor at Penn State Shenango, will give a free lecture on bacterial contamination and food safety at 7 p.m. Monday in room 105 of Sharon Hall, on the downtown campus. Her lecture is titled “Chef salad, please; hold the E. coli.”
Baros’ current research work focuses on food microbiology with special interest in detecting and controlling unwanted organisms in food.
For more information, contact the Penn State Shenango Academic Affairs Office at 724-983-2825.