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Upcoming exhibit highlights Twain's overseas adventures

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 1:24pm

Mark Twain's adventures overseas, and the irreverent book which helped make him famous, will be featured in an upcoming exhibit at the New-York Historical Society.

In Scorsese and Coppola, Marvel meets formidable foes

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:58pm

It's not exactly the stuff of "Stop the presses!" that some of the greatest filmmakers in the world have misgivings about the rise of the superhero film and its outsized place in our film culture.

Woody Guthrie Center to honor rapper Chuck D

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:19pm

Rapper Chuck D is this year's winner of the Woody Guthrie Prize, an award that recognizes artists who speak out for the less fortunate.

Governors Awards honoree Geena Davis on advocacy and equity

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:11pm

When Geena Davis got a message on a Saturday morning that the president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences needed to speak to her urgently, she thought "I hope I'm not in trouble."

Someone to love: Rising Scottish singer Lewis Capaldi

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:10am

Breakthrough singer Lewis Capaldi is such a nice guy that after you and he breakup, he writes songs about the experience, then let's you preview them before they are released to the world.

Dolly Parton, Chris Stapleton, Pink to perform at CMA Awards

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:04am

Dolly Parton will perform a new song "Faith" in a gospel medley, Reba McEntire will revisit her hit "Fancy" and Chris Stapleton will perform a duet with Pink at this year's Country Music Association Awards.

An anti-Trump message in a Kentucky mural is painted over

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:15am

A mural in downtown Lexington, Kentucky, briefly featured an explicit message about President Donald Trump. Now those words have been painted over.

French police detain man who was holed up in Riviera museum

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 4:17am

French authorities say a man has been detained by police after he was holed up for several hours in a museum in southern France.

Review: 'Terminator: Dark Fate' is no triumphant comeback

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 5:13pm

who looks as fierce as ever and was rightfully excited to get a chance to bring Sarah Connor back not as an ingenue but a woman in her 60s who has lived a life — has been reduced to a lousy one-note caricature imagined by a group of men. She simply growls her awful one-liners like "I hunt Terminators and I drink till I black out. Enough of a resume for you?"

It's a boy for 'GIRL' singer Maren Morris

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 5:10pm

"GIRL" singer Maren Morris announced with some irony that she's having a boy with husband and singer Ryan Hurd.

Liam Gallagher talks solo rise, family feud and rock music

Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 1:38pm

Liam Gallagher says he'd like to reconcile with his brother, but it has nothing to do with getting their band Oasis back together. He'd like to do it for his mom's sake.

R. Kelly's former divorce lawyer seeks $12,000 from singer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 10:46am

R. Kelly's former divorce lawyer has asked an Illinois judge to order the R&B singer to pay her more than $12,000 in fees.

Nicki Minaj indicates she's now a married woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 10:37am

Ms. Minaj wants you to know she's now officially Mrs. Petty.

Brad Meltzer's next book is 'The Lincoln Conspiracy'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 10:36am

Best-selling thriller writer Brad Meltzer has moved on to the next real-life conspiracy.

Supreme Court lawyer writes Trump impeachment book

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 10:06am

Neal Katyal is all in for impeaching the president.

Judge allows Chicago suit against Jussie Smollett to proceed

Don Babwin, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 8:43am

A federal judge on Tuesday refused to dismiss Chicago's lawsuit against former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett.

Springsteen surprises moviegoers at film preview screenings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 8:38am

Bruce Springsteen surprised moviegoers by introducing his new concert film in his New Jersey hometown.

Queen Latifah receives Harvard black culture award

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 3:39am

Music artist and actress Queen Latifah was among the honorees recognized by Harvard University for their contributions to black history and culture.

Louvre exhibit acclaims Da Vinci, 500 years after his death

Claire Parker, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 12:27am

Much about Leonardo Da Vinci remains an enigma: the smile of the "Mona Lisa"; why the world's most famous painter left so many works unfinished; and more recently, who bought the contentious "Salvator Mundi."

Nyong'o honors her mother for fueling her passion for art

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 11:20pm

As Lupita Nyong'o accepted an award from the Harlem School of Arts — and entered the stage to Beyoncé's anthemic hit "Brown Skin Girl" — the actress mainly had two people to thank for fueling her passion for the arts as a child: her parents.