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Young 'Moonlight' stars return from Oscars to middle school

Jennifer Kay, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 1st - 1:28pm

Seventh-graders Alex Hibbert and Jaden Piner returned to middle school Wednesday as Oscar winners, but the "Moonlight" stars still had to go back to basics with their classmates in drama class.

Film academy president says the two accountants responsible for the best picture mistake will not work the Oscars again

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 1st - 1:22pm

Film academy president says the two accountants responsible for the best picture mistake will not work the Oscars again.

Chance the Rapper added to Essence Festival

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 1st - 1:05pm

Chance the Rapper is bringing his Grammy-winning music to the Essence Festival.

Dizzying patterns, deconstruction, celebs hit Paris runways

Thomas Adamson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 1st - 12:13pm

Deconstructed clothes, blown-up prints, and dizzying pattern contrasts shook up the VIP-filled runways on Day 2 of Paris Fashion Week.

Looking for Oscar bump, 'Moonlight' heads back into theaters

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 1st - 11:45am

Best-picture winner "Moonlight" is heading back into theaters in what will be its widest release yet.

Lady Gaga to headline Coachella in place of Beyonce

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 1st - 11:30am

Attention Little Monsters: Lady Gaga is coming to Coachella.

Rhode Island lawmakers congratulate Oscar-winner Viola Davis

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 1st - 10:06am

Rhode Island lawmakers have passed a resolution congratulating Viola Davis for winning an Oscar.

So presidential: Baldwin working on Trump satire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 1st - 9:58am

Alec Baldwin has found a new way to mock Donald Trump.

Correction: France-Paris Fashion Week-Watch story

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 1st - 9:11am

In a story March 1 about Paris Fashion Week, The Associated Press reported erroneously that rapper A$AP Rocky was a front row guest at the Saint Laurent show. He did not attend.

French artist emerges after spending week inside a rock

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 1st - 8:55am

A French artist has spent a week in a hard place: a rock.

Maverick dancer Polunin seeks to be David Beckham of ballet

Hilary Fox, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 1st - 6:23am

Sergei Polunin wants to shake up the ballet world by becoming the David Beckham of dance.

Japan actor in Scorsese's 'Silence' drawn to recurring theme

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 1st - 2:36am

Violence pulsates in Shinya Tsukamoto's early films, driving stories into nightmarish fantasies like in the award-winning 1989 "Tetsuo," which ridicules middle-class conformity with a man-becomes-machine metamorphosis.

Was president, an enemy of anonymous sources, one himself?

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 5:55pm

Less than a week after President Donald Trump publicly attacked journalists for using anonymous sources in stories about his administration, it appears the president become one himself on Tuesday — at least briefly.

Bright like a diamond: Harvard honors Rihanna's philanthropy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 5:35pm

Grammy Award-winning singer Rihanna finally "made it to Harvard" to be honored as the university's 2017 Humanitarian of the Year.

Beatty urges academy president to clarify Oscar fiasco

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 4:56pm

Warren Beatty says Academy of Motion Pictures President Cheryl Boone Isaacs should "publicly clarify" what happened during Sunday night's best picture presentation "as soon as possible."

How 'Moonlight' pulled off the Oscar upset of a lifetime

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 4:33pm

Long before Barry Jenkins made his way to the podium through the bewildered throng that packed the Dolby Theatre stage at the Academy Awards, he sat in a Toronto hotel room explaining his movie's quiet power.

Bush promotes new book, reflects on painting and the press

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 4:30pm

Former President George W. Bush says he didn't intend to criticize President Donald Trump when he said recently that a free press is essential to democracy

From prison to the Oscars: The story of 'Gary from Chicago'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 3:59pm

"Gary from Chicago," the everyman catapulted to fame when he walked into the Oscars and onto the world's biggest stage, had just been released from prison days earlier.

Face-biter said he fled demon-like figure before killings

Terry Spencer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 3:45pm

A Florida college student accused of randomly killing a couple in their garage and chewing on the dead man's face told television psychologist Phil McGraw he was fleeing a demon-like figure named Daniel and only had a vague recollection of the slayings.

J.J. Abrams predicts Oscar nod for Star Wars' Mark Hamill

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 3:33pm

This year's Academy Awards are behind us, but J.J. Abrams already has predicted Mark Hamill will be in the running for an Oscar next year for his turn as Luke Skywalker in the next Star Wars film.