Arts and entertainment

September 21, 2017 - 6:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Some famous friends will be on hand for Mika Brzezinski's latest "Know Your Value" event. Martha Stewart, Sarah Jessica Parker and Jane Pauley are among those expected Oct. 30 for an all-day conference at Manhattan's Grand Hyatt hotel. "Know Your Value" is based on the best-selling...
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 1962 file photo Leonard Bernstein leads the New York Philharmonic Orchestra in the inaugural concert in New York's new Philharmonic Hall. Bernstein would have turned 100 next year - a remembrance that’s being celebrated in the composer-conductor’s Massachusetts birthplace. The Boston Symphony Orchestra kicks off its new season Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, with a concert devoted entirely to America’s most famous maestro. (AP Photo, File)
September 21, 2017 - 3:12 am
BOSTON (AP) — He was a wunderkind: the youngest music director ever to lead the New York Philharmonic and the genius behind the score to "West Side Story." The late Leonard Bernstein would have turned 100 next year, and on Friday, the Boston Symphony Orchestra kicks off a new season dedicated to...
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Visitors try out a game with a virtual reality headset device at the Tokyo Game Show in Chiba, near Tokyo, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. The Japanese video game industry is finding its way out of the doldrums, by adapting new technology for decades-old titles. And that energy was evident at the annual game show. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
September 21, 2017 - 2:50 am
CHIBA, Japan (AP) — The Japanese video game industry is finding its way out of the doldrums by adapting new technology for decades-old titles. And that energy was evident at the annual Tokyo Game Show, which opened to media Thursday before opening to the public over the weekend. "Our old fans used...
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September 21, 2017 - 12:00 am
Megyn Kelly hopes for a Trump-free zone with new show Woman brandishes gun in Kardashian-owned boutique Ryan Gosling to host 'SNL' premiere with Jay-Z musical guest Jimmy Kimmel transforms debate, and shows comedy's new role Shaq to back Democrat after GOP Christie endorsement in '13 Milan fashion...
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FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2005, file photo, Robert DeNiro, left, and boxer Jake LaMotta stand for photographers before watching a 25th anniversary screening of the movie "Raging Bull" in New York. LaMotta, whose life was depicted in the film “Raging Bull,” died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at a Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia. He was 95. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
September 20, 2017 - 10:47 pm
Jake LaMotta, an iron-fisted battler who brawled his way to a middleweight title and was later memorialized by Robert De Niro in the film "Raging Bull," has died. He was 95. The former middleweight champion died Tuesday at a Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia, according to his...
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Hillary Clinton waves to the audience at the Warner Theatre in Washington, Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, for book tour event for her new book "What Happened" hosted by the Politics and Prose Bookstore. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
September 20, 2017 - 7:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton's "What Happened" had a big debut. Clinton's book, about her stunning presidential election loss in 2016 to Donald Trump, sold more than 300,000 copies in the combined formats of hardcover, e-book and audio, Simon & Schuster told The Associated Press on Wednesday...
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September 20, 2017 - 6:40 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Breakfast Club" actor Anthony Michael Hall has pleaded no contest to shoving a neighbor who fell and broke his wrist. The 49-year-old Hall entered the plea in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Wednesday to one misdemeanor count of assault likely to produce injury. He was...
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In this Sept. 11, 2017 photo, Judi Dench, a cast member in the film "Victoria and Abdul," poses for a portrait during the Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
September 20, 2017 - 5:14 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Judi Dench is not tired. "I've had one of those pep-up drinks," Dench, beaming as she sits down for a recent interview. "I feel rather sparky." Caffeinated or not, Dench, 82, remains fully energized. As Stephen Frears, the director of her latest film, "Victoria & Abdul," marvels...
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FILE - In this June 10, 1997 file photo, author Lillian Ross appears in Central Park in New York. Ross, the ever-watchful New Yorker reporter whose close, narrative style defined a memorable and influential 70-year career, including a revealing portrait of Ernest Hemingway and a classic Hollywood expose, has died at age 99. Ross contributed stories to The New Yorker for decades, notably a 1940s portrait of Ernest Hemingway. Her Hollywood book, “Picture,” was regarded as a landmark in film writing and an early example of the “nonfiction novel.” (AP Photo/Joe Tabacca, File)
September 20, 2017 - 5:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Lillian Ross, the ever-watchful New Yorker reporter whose close narrative style defined a memorable and influential 70-year career, including a revealing portrait of Ernest Hemingway, a classic Hollywood expose and a confession to an adulterous affair, has died at age 99. Ross died...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2017 file photo, Kevin Hart poses at Kevin Hart's "Laugh Out Loud" new streaming video network launch event in Beverly Hills, Calif. A woman has come forward to say she was involved with Kevin Hart a month ago but is not an extortionist. Montia Sabbag spoke to reporters at her lawyer’s Los Angeles office Wednesday following Hart’s weekend apology to his pregnant wife and kids via an Instagram video for what he called an error in judgment. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP, File)
September 20, 2017 - 2:58 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — On the heels of comedian Kevin Hart's Instagram video about someone seeking financial gain from a mistake he made, a woman came forward Wednesday and said she was "involved" with the box office star a month ago but is not an extortionist. Montia Sabbag said that since images of...
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