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Stylish Queen Elizabeth II makes first Fashion Week visit

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 11:34am

Queen Elizabeth II has always dressed with style and flair — but Tuesday marked her first visit to the showy catwalks of London Fashion Week.

George and Amal Clooney donate $500k to march against guns

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 10:44am

Actor George Clooney and his wife, Amal Clooney, are donating $500,000 to students organizing nationwide marches against gun violence, and they say they'll also attend next month's planned protests.

Spanish court rejects rapper's freedom of speech argument

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 10:00am

Spain's Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a rapper who argued that his lyrics praising terror groups were protected by freedom of expression laws.

'Organized chaos' - behind the scenes at 'La Boheme'

Mike Silverman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 9:34am

Mimis come and Rodolfos go, but one thing never changes in "La Boheme" at the Metropolitan Opera: When the curtain goes up on Act 2, the audience always applauds.

Rhode Island marks 15 years since 100 killed in club fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 9:14am

Rhode Island is marking the 15th anniversary of a nightclub fire that killed 100 people and injured more than 200 others.

On the Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera art trail in Mexico City

Anita Snow, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 9:02am

With her unibrow, braided updo, colorful clothing and mustache, the late Mexican artist Frida Kahlo has become an idiosyncratic cult figure in the United States.

Costume designers celebrate top work at 20th awards show

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 8:06am

The president of the Costume Designers Guild says there's so much to the art form, it can't be contained in one award.

Eugenides, Chernow voted into arts academy

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 6:44am

Jeffrey Eugenides, a Pulitzer Prize winning novelist, was in an especially inventive mood one night as he was walking to his office at Princeton University.

R Kelly evicted from 2 Georgia homes over $30K unpaid rent

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 4:52am

Court documents show R&B singer R. Kelly has been evicted from two Atlanta-area homes over unpaid rent.

Court told actress swore at Geoffrey Rush to leave toilet

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 4:44am

An actress who accused Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush of inappropriately touching her on a Sydney stage later swore at him when he followed her into a toilet at a party after a performance, Australian court documents allege.

Fred Rogers, America's favorite neighbor, celebrated in 2018

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 12:59am

Fred Rogers is gone but definitely not forgotten.

Actor Michael Keaton to give Kent State commencement address

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 10:16pm

Actor Michael Keaton is slated to give the commencement address at Ohio's Kent State University.

'SNL' alum Quinn recovering from heart attack with humor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 5:19pm

"Saturday Night Live" alum Colin Quinn is exercising his wit days after a heart attack interrupted his busy touring schedule.

New exhibit examines Native American imagery in US culture

Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 3:55pm

Bold. Visionary. A spectacular success.

Key mix-up at Met leaves tenor, conductor scrambling

Ronald Blum, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 3:22pm

Michael Fabiano was singing at the Metropolitan Opera when a key mix-up occurred.

London Fashion: Erdem shows fancy florals; Kane goes for sex

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 2:19pm

London Fashion Week saw a flurry of shows Monday emphasizing romance and femininity, often with exquisite workmanship and dashes of mystery and drama.

Letitia Wright steals show in 'Black Panther' breakout role

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 12:13pm

Letitia Wright still can't believe she made the "Black Panther" poster.

French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood dies suddenly at 62

Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 10:03am

French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood, whose eclectic career spanned more than four decades and the world's most prestigious festivals and concert halls, has died. He was 62.

Court told Geoffrey Rush inappropriately touched actress

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 6:01am

A lawyer accused Oscar-winning Australian actor Geoffrey Rush in court Monday of touching an actress inappropriately on an Sydney stage three years ago while he was starring in a production of "King Lear."

Legendary African filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo dies at 64

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 3:39am

Colleagues say prolific filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo has died in his home country of Burkina Faso.