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Benatar, Etheridge added to Tanglewood summer lineup

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:41am

Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, Melissa Etheridge and Richard Thompson have been added to Tanglewood's 2019 Popular Artist summer series.

Hugh Jackman "very excited" to be heading back to Broadway

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:33am

Hugh Jackman says he's looking forward to coming back to Broadway next year as a classic roguish traveling salesman in a play he first performed in as a teenager.

Country duo Maddie & Tae return with new label, new music

Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:29am

Two years ago, country duo Maddie & Tae were in the studio working what they thought would be their sophomore record on Dot Records. Maddie Marlow and Taylor Dye were both just 18 when they signed their record deal and had a successful debut album "Start Here" with a No. 1 platinum debut single "Girl in a Country Song," a roasting of gender stereotypes in contemporary country music. Expectation was high for their follow-up record.

Leah Naomi Green wins Walt Whitman Award for debut poet

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 5:06am

A debut poet from Greensboro, North Carolina, has received a prize named for one of the country's greatest writers.

Scott Walker of the Walker Brothers dies at age 76.

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 3:19am

Influential singer, songwriter and producer Scott Walker, whose hits with the Walker Brothers in the 1960s included "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore," has died. He was 76.

Media quick to declare Trump as Mueller's winner

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 7:05pm

A media narrative declaring President Donald Trump the clear victor of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian electoral tampering investigation settled in Sunday before more than a handful of Mueller's actual words has become public.

Get Out! Jordan Peele's 'Us' shatters records with $70.3M

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 4:19pm

Jordan Peele has done it again. Two years after the filmmaker's "Get Out" became a box-office sensation, his frightening follow-up, "Us," debuted with $70.3 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday.

'Fuller House' actress gets co-star's support

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 2:45pm

Actress Candace Cameron Bure says "family sticks together no matter what," in what seems a sign of support for "Fuller House" co-star Lori Loughlin, who has been charged in an alleged college admissions scandal.

Streisand apologizes for remarks on Michael Jackson accusers

Jocelyn Noveck, The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 1:29pm

Barbra Streisand apologized Saturday for her remarks about Michael Jackson and two men who have accused him of sexual abuse, saying that she should have chosen her words more carefully and that she admires the accusers for "speaking their truth."

Larry Cohen, director of cult horror films, dies at 77

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 12:32pm

Larry Cohen, the maverick B-movie director of cult horror films "It's Alive" and "God Told Me To," has died. He was 77.

Dubai denies there were plans for R. Kelly concert

Jon Gambrell and Malak Harb, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 8:38am

Dubai's government on Sunday forcefully denied a claim by R&B singer R. Kelly that the artist had planned concerts in the sheikhdom after he had sought permission from an Illinois judge to travel here despite facing sexual-abuse charges.

The Latest: Streisand apologizes for Jackson comments

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 4:14pm

The Latest on Barbra Streisand's comments about the sexual abuse allegations against Michael Jackson (all times local):

With Kardashian West's help, released prisoner finds housing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 12:35pm

With Kim Kardashian West pledging to cover five years of rent, one of the first inmates released after federal sentencing reforms says he has finally found a new home.

Service planned for Keith Flint of The Prodigy fame

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 11:27am

The surviving members of the band The Prodigy have invited fans of the late Keith Flint to line a procession route ahead of a private service celebrating his life on March 29.

Egyptian singer banned after claiming lack of free speech

Samy Magdy, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 1:41am

An Egyptian singer has been banned from performing in her home country after suggesting that it does not respect free speech.

Cable viewers digest Mueller news through Hannity, Maddow

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 9:03pm

For Sean Hannity, the "witch hunt" was finally over. Rachel Maddow considered it the start of something.

Texas country singer dies when gun accidentally discharges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 7:14pm

A country music singer has died in Texas after his manager says a revolver he was handling during a music video shoot accidentally discharged.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 5:59pm

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Museum is glad to finally hear: Yes, it's really a Van Gogh

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 2:54pm

A painting at a Connecticut museum that has long been thought to be by Vincent Van Gogh has been authenticated as such by Dutch researchers.

DJ Khaled inspired by son before hosting Kids' Choice Awards

Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 2:13pm

In the run-up to the Kids' Choice Awards, host DJ Khaled is feeling plenty of support — from his son.