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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Bradley Cooper, Spike Lee are Directors Guild of America nominees; Ryan Coogler snubbed by The Associated Press

Bradley Cooper ('A Star Is Born') and Spike Lee are nominees for Directors Guild of America honors. But Ryan Coogler ('Black Panther') was shut out.    &#…

SOURCE: USA Today at 02:16PM
Monday, January 7, 2019

'Black Panther,' 'A Star Is Born,' 'If Beale Street Could Talk' receive Writers Guild nods by The Associated Press

Winners for the Writers Guild of America Awards will be announced at concurrent ceremonies in New York and Los Angeles on February 17.        

SOURCE: USA Today at 02:06PM
Friday, January 4, 2019

Britney Spears cancels Las Vegas residency, puts career on indefinite hiatus after dad’s health scare by The Associated Press

Her residency was scheduled to kick off in February at Park Theater at the Park MGM casino-resort.

SOURCE: Denver Post at 10:47AM
Friday, December 21, 2018

Barack Obama on Lin-Manuel Miranda's newest 'Hamilton' song, 'One Last Time (44 Remix)' by The Associated Press

Barack Obama, or Barap Obama? The former U.S. president appears on a reworked song by Lin-Manuel Miranda originally from the Broadway hit "Hamilton."       …

SOURCE: USA Today at 01:41PM
Tuesday, December 18, 2018

2018’s top pop culture moments: A journey from the royal wedding to a new Mary Poppins by The Associated Press

There was a royal wedding with something for everyone, some groundbreaking movies, the return of Mary Poppins (to the screen) and Harry Potter (to Broadway), a goodbye to some favorite celeb…

SOURCE: Denver Post at 11:08AM
Saturday, December 8, 2018

Author Jon Krakauer sues over adaptation of “Into the Wild” by The Associated Press

Author Jon Krakauer has filed suit over a musical adaptation of his 1996 book "Into the Wild."

SOURCE: Denver Post at 08:42PM
Tuesday, December 4, 2018

'Black Panther,' 'A Star Is Born,' 'Mary Poppins' among AFI's 10 best movies of the year by The Associated Press

Also making the American Film Institute's short list of 2018's outstanding films: 'A Quiet Place,' 'The Favourite,' 'BlacKkKlansman' and 'Green B…

SOURCE: USA Today at 03:38PM
Thursday, November 29, 2018

Hugh Jackman announces 'The Man. The Music. The Show.' world tour for 2019 by The Associated Press

The 2019 tour will feature Hugh Jackman singing songs from "The Greatest Showman," ''Les Miserables" and Broadway musicals, among other selections.      &…

SOURCE: USA Today at 11:12AM
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Diana Ross, John Legend and Kane Brown to join Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade festivities by The Associated Press

Diana Ross, John Legend, Bad Bunny, Kane Brown and Ella Mai will be among the stars celebrating at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.       …

SOURCE: USA Today at 07:17AM
Friday, October 5, 2018

Denzel Washington will be honored with AFI Life Achievement Award by The Associated Press

Denzel Washington's Hollywood career has spanned over four decades where he has acted in, directed and produced films.        

SOURCE: USA Today at 02:07PM
Saturday, July 28, 2018

Group aims to revive Colorado National Monument amphitheater by The Associated Press

There was a time you set up your camp, ate your dinner and headed to the campfire talk. It might include a park ranger's chat about local plants and wildlife or a slide show featuring area l…

SOURCE: Denver Post at 02:10PM
Tuesday, July 10, 2018

August Wilson House among African-American historic sites to receive preservation grants by The Associated Press

The childhood home of playwright August Wilson is one of several historic sites being tapped to receive a grant from the African-American Cultural Heritage Action Fund.

SOURCE: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at 07:13PM
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

AMC Theatres taking on MoviePass with new movie ticket program by The Associated Press

AMC said Wednesday that members of its rewards program will be able to see up to three movies a week for $19.95 per month as part of its Stubs A-List tier. The movie ticket program starts on…

SOURCE: USA Today at 10:54AM
Friday, May 25, 2018

Harvey Weinstein turns himself in holding two entertainment biographies by The Associated Press

Weinstein arrived at a New York police precinct holding Richard Schickel's biography of the stage and film director Elia Kazan and Todd Purdum's 'Something Wonderful: Rodgers …

SOURCE: USA Today at 01:04PM
Sunday, May 20, 2018

Patricia Morison, the original 'Kiss Me, Kate' star, dies at 103 by The Associated Press, Mark Kennedy and Andrew Dalton, The Associated Press

Patricia Morison, who starred on Broadway in 'Kiss Me Kate' and opposite Yul Brynner in "The King and I,' and appeared in films alongside Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepb…

SOURCE: USA Today at 07:23PM
Thursday, May 17, 2018

Pregnant Broadway star loses unborn baby after car kills her 4-year-old by The Associated Press

Broadway's Ruthie Ann Miles and her husband, Jonathan Blumenstein, have lost their unborn child after their toddler daughter was killed in a Brooklyn car collision.    &…

SOURCE: USA Today at 07:24PM
Sunday, May 13, 2018

Broadway performance canceled due to Jim Parsons injury by The Associated Press

Members of the audience said Parsons tripped during the encore Saturday and limped off stage.

SOURCE: New York Daily News at 12:33AM
Monday, May 7, 2018

'Supergirl' Melissa Benoist flies to Broadway for 'Beautiful: The Carole King Musical' by The Associated Press

'Supergirl' star Melissa Benoist will make her Broadway debut this summer when she steps into the title character of 'Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.'  …

SOURCE: USA Today at 03:33PM
Sunday, April 8, 2018

'Hamilton' takes seven prizes at UK Olivier Awards by The Associated Press

Historical hip-hop musical "Hamilton" took seven trophies including best new musical at British theater's Olivier Awards.

SOURCE: New York Daily News at 08:39PM
Friday, April 6, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda has shingles, quarantined from baby son by The Associated Press

Lin-Manuel Miranda thought he had a migraine. It turns out the Broadway star really had shingles.        

SOURCE: USA Today at 08:04AM
Monday, March 19, 2018

'Hamilton' and 'Dear Evan Hansen' stars release new song by The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Broadway fans are buzzing over the release of a new song by two popular Tony winners in support of the upcoming March for Our Lives....

SOURCE: Associated Press at 01:33PM
Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Ken Dodd, Veteran British Comedian, Is Dead at 90 by The Associated Press

A titan of a vanishing age of comedy, Mr. Dodd played a record 42 straight weeks at the London Palladium and enjoyed fame comparable to the Beatles’.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 05:52PM
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Sean Lavery, former New York City Ballet star, dies at 61 by The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City Ballet dancer Sean Lavery, whose career was cut short when he was diagnosed with a spinal tumor, has died at age 61....

SOURCE: Associated Press at 01:21PM
Sunday, January 28, 2018

Kendrick, Carrie Fisher, Lin Manuel win early Grammys by The Associated Press

Kendrick Lamar, the late actress Carrie Fisher and Lin-Manuel Miranda picked up early Grammy Awards during the awards show premiere ceremony held hours before the big show.

SOURCE: Denver Post at 05:43PM
Thursday, January 18, 2018

UK media: Police probe 3rd Kevin Spacey sex assault allegation by The Associated Press

Britain's media say police in London are investigating a third allegation of sexual assault against two-time Academy Award winning actor Kevin Spacey.

SOURCE: Denver Post at 11:11PM
Thursday, January 4, 2018

New York's Met Museum will start charging mandatory $25 fee by The Associated Press

New York's Met is doing away with its "pay-what-you-wish" admissions policy.

SOURCE: NJ.com at 01:17PM
Thursday, December 28, 2017

Police: Woman ruined $300K worth of art on date with lawyer by The Associated Press

Authorities say the woman had been drinking on that first date.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 04:36PM
Thursday, December 14, 2017

Disney buying large part of 21st Century Fox in $52.4B deal by The Associated Press

Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox in a $52.4 billion deal, including film and television studios, cable and international TV businesses as it tries to me…

SOURCE: Denver Post at 07:44AM
Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Three more women accuse Charlie Rose of sexual harassment by The Associated Press

“CBS This Morning” said three women at CBS have reported misconduct by Rose. Two of the women say Rose grabbed them inappropriately, with one saying he also whispered a sexual innuendo. …

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 10:34AM
Sunday, November 19, 2017

List of winners at the 2017 American Music Awards by The Associated Press

A list of the winners at the 2017 American Music Awards, held Sunday night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles....

SOURCE: Associated Press at 11:34PM
Wednesday, November 8, 2017

There's a grasshopper in that Van Gogh at Kansas City museum by The Associated Press

Van Gogh was noted for painting outdoors and once wrote his brother he had picked 100 flies off his canvases.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 02:06AM

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