Arts and entertainment

American royal fan Donna Werner, and who has come over to Britain specially for the upcoming royal wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, shows off her placards in her position along the carriage route in Windsor, England, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Preparations continue in Windsor ahead of the royal wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Saturday May 19, which includes a 30 minute carriage route taking the couple round the town to wave to the crowds, some of whom are already taking up positions. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
May 16, 2018 - 11:54 am
LONDON (AP) — The question of whether Meghan Markle's father will walk his daughter down the aisle to marry Britain's Prince Harry or attend the wedding persisted Wednesday as royal representatives remained tight-lipped on possible changes to the program. Harry's press office declined to comment on...
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May 16, 2018 - 10:16 am
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — National champion Alabama will face Louisville in ABC's first Saturday Night Football game, and Miami plays LSU on Sunday night of the season-opening weekend. ESPN announced Wednesday its schedule for the first three weeks of Saturday night games. The Crimson Tide meets...
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May 16, 2018 - 10:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Excerpts from upcoming works by Barbara Kingsolver, Walter Mosley and dozens of other authors are available through a free download. On Wednesday, the industry newsletter Publishers Lunch released a pair of free e-compilations: "Buzz Books 2018: Fall/Winter" and "Buzz Books 2018:...
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A historical wooden mask, plundered from the graves of indigenous Alaskans, is displayed during a ceremony at the Ethnological Museum in Berlin on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. The Ethnological Museum hand over the mask and other looted items from their collection to an official of the Chugach Alaska Corporation, which represents indigenous people in the Chugach region. (Ralf Hirschberger/dpa via AP)
May 16, 2018 - 9:59 am
BERLIN (AP) — A Berlin museum has returned ancient wooden masks, an idol and other spiritually significant artifacts plundered from graves by an explorer to indigenous Alaskans, ending an odyssey in which many of the items were thought forever lost. The masks, carved from spruce or hemlock, are...
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May 16, 2018 - 9:11 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush says "history never sounded so powerful." The touring company of the Tony-winning musical "Hamilton" gave the Republican a special performance in his Houston office on Tuesday. Bush tweeted it was a "complete joy to welcome the 'HamFam.'" The 93-year...
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Art dealer Jan Six takes a selfie with a painting attributed to famous Dutch Master Rembrandt after it was put on display at the Hermitage museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. The unsigned painting which will be sold by gallery owner Jan Six, after being exhibit for a month at the Hermitage Amsterdam. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
May 16, 2018 - 8:46 am
AMSTERDAM (AP) — A painting newly attributed to Dutch Golden Age master Rembrandt van Rijn went on display Wednesday in an Amsterdam museum. The Hermitage Amsterdam museum called it the first unknown Rembrandt to surface in 44 years. The unsigned, undated 17th-century portrait of a young man...
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This cover image released by Abrams Children’s Books shows "Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters,” by Andrea Beaty and with illustrations by David Roberts, which will be released in October. (Abrams Children’s Books via AP)
May 16, 2018 - 8:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Best-selling children's author Andrea Beaty has new adventures in store for Rosie Revere. Abrams Children's Books told The Associated Press on Wednesday that Beaty's upcoming releases will be chapter books featuring Rosie Revere, Iggy Peck and other characters from her previous...
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FILE - In this Monday, April 23, 2018 file photo, Britain's Prince William arrives with Prince George and Princess Charlotte at the Lindo wing at St Mary's Hospital in London. Kensington Palace said Wednesday May 16, 2018, that four-year-old George will be a page boy and three-year-old Charlotte will be a bridesmaid at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
May 16, 2018 - 5:28 am
LONDON (AP) — Prince George and Princess Charlotte will have prominent roles in Saturday's royal wedding. Kensington Palace said Wednesday that four-year-old George will be a page boy and three-year-old Charlotte will be a bridesmaid at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. They are the...
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FILE - This Dec. 13, 1993 file photo shows Kurt Cobain of the band Nirvana performing in Seattle. The Washington State Court of Appeals has ruled that photographs from the scene of Nirvana frontman Cobain’s death will not be released publicly. KING5-TV reports the court ruled Tuesday, May 15, 2018, that the photographs are exempt from Washington state’s Public Records Act and releasing the photos would “violate the Cobain family’s due process rights under the 14th Amendment.” (AP Photo/Robert Sorbo, File)
May 16, 2018 - 12:40 am
SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington State Court of Appeals has ruled that photographs from the scene of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's death will not be released publicly. KING5-TV reports the court ruled Tuesday that the photographs are exempt from Washington state's Public Records Act and releasing the...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2018 file photo, DJ Khaled performs as the opening act for Demi Lovato during her "Tell Me You Love Me World Tour" in Philadelphia. Khaled received six BET Award nominations including one for video of the year. The BET Awards 2018 will be held on June 24. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)
May 15, 2018 - 8:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — DJ Khaled has reason to be grateful — he's been nominated for a leading six trophies for the BET Awards. The nominations for next month's ceremony were announced Tuesday night. Among the awards Khaled was nominated for include album of the year for "Grateful" and video of the year...
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