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Stage version of 'Frozen' musical changes its director

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 6:20am

Some changes are coming in the kingdom of Arendelle: Tony Award-winning director Michael Grandage has been officially unveiled to helm the upcoming stage musical "Frozen."

Miss Universe dubbed 'Miss Piggy' by Trump a topic at debate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 6:13am

Donald Trump says it was a "real problem" when the 1996 Miss Universe gained significant weight after winning the pageant he then owned.

Life-size bronze tribute statue to Glenn Frey now in Winslow

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 4:51am

A life-size bronze tribute statue to the late singer-songwriter Glenn Frey of the Eagles has been installed in the "Standing On The Corner" park in Winslow, Arizona.

Moderator Lester Holt worked to keep control of debate

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 2:20am

After initially taking a hands-off approach to the two strong-willed presidential candidates before him, NBC's Lester Holt more aggressively challenged Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump as the general election's first debate wore on and he warmed to the often-thankless role of moderator.

Marilyn Monroe's dresses, notes, checkbook seen before sale

Louise Watt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 1:50am

Marilyn Monroe's dress from "Some Like It Hot." Handwritten notes and letters expressing the Hollywood icon's inner thoughts and, at times, despair.

Moderator Lester Holt works to keep control of debate

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 10:21pm

NBC's Lester Holt struggled to keep control of the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, learning the dangers of fact-checking in the midst of a tense confrontation being viewed by tens of millions of people.

Filmmakers Ken and Ric Burns honored by historical society

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 9:21pm

Brothers and fellow filmmakers Ken and Ric Burns have received an honorary prize from the New-York Historical Society.

Life-size bronze tribute statue to Glenn Frey now in Winslow

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 7:21pm

A life-size bronze tribute statue to the late singer-songwriter Glenn Frey of the Eagles has been installed in the "Standing On The Corner" park in Winslow, Arizona.

Museum exhibition highlights beauty, importance of failure

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 6:11pm

A new exhibition at the University of Michigan highlights the beauty and importance of failure.

Liev Schreiber, Naomi Watts separating after 11 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 5:20pm

Liev Schreiber and Naomi Watts are separating after 11 years together.

Herschell Gordon Lewis, 'godfather of gore,' dies at 87

Derrik J. Lang, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 5:11pm

Herschell Gordon Lewis, the horror filmmaker known as the "godfather of gore," died Monday at 87.

Dustin Hoffman & Judi Dench receive Int'l Emmy nominations

Charles J. Gans, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 1:43pm

Dustin Hoffman and Judi Dench received International Emmy nominations Monday for their roles in the BBC One TV movie "Roald Dahl's Esio Trot."

Scorsese's 'Silence' to get Oscar-qualifying release Dec. 23

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 12:01pm

Martin Scorsese's "Silence," a historical drama about faith in feudal Japan, will open in time to qualify for the Academy Awards.

Molly Ringwald eyes return to stage in a classic title

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 11:21am

"The Breakfast Club" star Molly Ringwald will return to a New York stage in an adaptation of another classic 1980s film — "Terms of Endearment."

VIEWER'S GUIDE: Trust and temperament key themes in debate

Nancy Benac, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 9:50am

The most telling moments in presidential debates often come out of the blue — an offhand remark or unrehearsed gesture that helps to reveal the essence of a candidate who's already been poked, prodded and inspected for years.

'Birth of a Nation' launches voter registration initiative

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 9:00am

Fox Searchlight will hold voter registration enrollment in theater lobbies ahead of screenings of the Nat Turner slave rebellion drama "The Birth of a Nation."

Lindsay Lohan visits hospital for Syrian refugees in Turkey

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 8:51am

Turkey's state-run news agency says American actress Lindsay Lohan has visited Syrian refugees at an Istanbul hospital and the home of a refugee family from Aleppo.

Stamps School plans new gallery space in downtown Ann Arbor

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 6:00am

The University of Michigan's Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design plans to open a new gallery space in downtown Ann Arbor this winter.

Train, buttocks among contenders for art's Turner Prize

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:50am

A model train and bare buttocks are among artworks nominated for the prestigious Turner Prize.

Matt LeBlanc signs 2-series deal to host BBC's 'Top Gear'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:40am

The BBC says former "Friends" star Matt LeBlanc has signed a two-series deal to host its popular car show "Top Gear."