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US poet Danez Smith wins prestigious Forward Prize

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 2:33pm

American performance poet Danez Smith has won the prestigious Forward Prize for the collection "Don't Call Us Dead."

Record-low viewership for Emmy Awards

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 2:13pm

Television's biggest night wasn't that big. The Emmy Awards drew a record-low audience of just over 10.2 million people, down 11 percent from the past two years.

Greece: Violence at rallies to mark rapper's killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 1:08pm

Violence has broken out at rallies in several Greek cities organized to mark the fifth anniversary of the killing of rapper Pavlos Fyssas that triggered a crackdown against the extreme right political party Golden Dawn.

'Show must go on:' Stranded in Europe, orchestra improvises

William J. Kole, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:58pm

The Boston Symphony Orchestra might want to consider naming its next album "Songs in the Key of A" — as in airport, abandoned and Amsterdam.

Phoenix, Reilly bond as outlaw kin in 'Sisters Brothers'

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:45pm

To play any brother, by blood or not, of John C. Reilly is an intimidating prospect given just how firmly entrenched Will Ferrell is as Reilly's on-screen sibling.

Record low viewership for Emmy Awards

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:59am

Television's biggest night wasn't that big. A record-low audience of just under 10.2 million people watched the awards show that kicked off a new television season on Monday night.

Woodward's "Fear" already a million-seller

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:31am

Bob Woodward's "Fear" is already a million-seller.

Prince's new basement tape: Just him singing, playing piano

Jeff Baenen, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 9:53am

Fans of Prince expecting his usual pyrotechnic guitar work will be surprised that one of the first official albums released from his fabled vault since his death more than two years ago showcases his jazzy piano playing.

Film Review: 'House With a Clock' is a real time suck

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 7:43am

that's a good one for this movie.

New dates being added for Bob Seger's final concert tour

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 7:04am

New dates are being added as Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band prepare for what they say is their final tour.

Former FBI official Andrew McCabe has book deal

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 6:54am

Just months after the publication of James Comey's "A Higher Loyalty," another former FBI official will take on President Donald Trump.

Top Baltimore Symphony oboist files sex harassment complaint

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 6:53am

A Baltimore Symphony Orchestra oboist has filed a sexual harassment complaint, saying the orchestra failed to protect her from repeated harassment and retaliation.

New Charles Krauthammer anthology coming Dec. 4

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 6:43am

A retrospective of the late Charles Krauthammer's speeches and writings will come out Dec. 4.

Bollywood star's statue symbolizes India's changing mores

Emily Schmall, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 4:53am

Bollywood actress and former porn star Sunny Leone appeared in New Delhi on Tuesday for the unveiling of her wax likeness at the city's Madame Tussauds museum, a symbol of changing cultural mores in a country where arranged marriages remain common and celebrity kisses in public constitute front-page news.

Glad company: Trailer for Disney's 'Mary Poppins Returns'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 4:40am

A beloved nanny is preparing to take to the rooftops of London with her magical bag in time for Christmas.

Steve McQueen to create portrait of London schoolchildren

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 3:58am

Academy Award-winning director Steve McQueen is planning an ambitious project to take a portrait of every third-year pupil in London — tens of thousands in all.

Emmys: An epic proposal, but winners lacking in diversity

Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 1:04am

who summoned the courage to propose to his girlfriend on live TV.

DeVos' dramatic confirmation hearing inspires drama on stage

Maria Danilova, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 11:19pm

Guns in schools to protect students from grizzly bears? Betsy DeVos endured yet another rocky Senate confirmation hearing to become education secretary — this time on a theater stage.

Tracee Ellis Ross leads parade of pink on Emmys carpet

Leanne Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 10:34pm

There were princess looks and stars pretty in pink, liquid metallics and a contingent in red for TV's big night at the Emmy Awards.

Creepy character from 'Atlanta' appears in crowd at Emmys

Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 9:51pm

A creepy, whiteface character from the FX hit series "Atlanta" has been seated in the front row and taking selfies at the Emmy Awards.