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Julie Andrews to receive American Film Institute honor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:54pm

The American Film Institute is honoring Julie Andrews with its Life Achievement Award.

A stitch in time: Tapestry immortalizes "Game of Thrones"

Claire Parker, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:56pm

Famously, Arya Stark always preferred her sword Needle to needlework. Still, even she would be impressed with the giant tapestry now on show in France that recounts the plot of "Game of Thrones" in glorious and, of course, gory and salacious detail.

Milan Fashion: J-Lo struts updated jungle dress at Versace

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:56pm

Jennifer Lopez won Milan Fashion Week, wowing the crowd at Versace when she emerged wearing a version of the jungle dress that nearly broke the internet almost 20 years ago.

Fendi lets sun shine on post-Lagerfeld era, glancing back

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:43pm

A naïve streak is running through the collections on preview during Milan Fashion Week — with a return to simpler times, yesteryear prints and patterns and unfussy silhouettes.

It's no joke: women rule the Emmy comedy series category

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 1:33pm

When the winner of the best comedy series Emmy Award is announced Sunday, odds are good that a woman will be giving the acceptance speech.

Former newspaperman Robert S. Boyd dies at age 91

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 12:14pm

Robert S. Boyd, who shared a 1973 Pulitzer Prize with colleague Clark Hoyt for coverage of Democratic vice presidential candidate Thomas Eagleton's exit from the campaign due to mental health issues, has died. He was 91.

Producer Brian Grazer traces his success in 'Face to Face'

Mike Cidoni Lennox, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:35am

Brian Grazer says that if weren't for Eminem making eye contact with him during a tense meeting a few years ago, the rap film "8 Mile" probably wouldn't exist.

Tiger Woods' girlfriend dropped from wrongful death lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 7:45am

Golfer Tiger Woods' girlfriend has been dropped from a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a drunken driver who died in a car crash.

2 Greta Thunberg books coming out in the United States

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 2:10pm

Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg has two books coming out in the United States, including an English-language edition of her memoir.

Theater-related podcasts find a hub in new digital network

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 1:00pm

Podcasts are exploding and the world of theater isn't immune. Now comes a digital hub that aggregates all that theater talk — the Broadway Podcast Network.

'No path is easy': Black opera singers detail struggles

Mike Silverman, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 11:23am

More than 60 years after Marian Anderson broke the color barrier at the Metropolitan Opera, black singers still face unique obstacles in building their careers within the industry.

Galifianakis and Aukerman on 'Between 2 Ferns: The Movie'

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 10:31am

It's been five years since "Between Two Ferns" was regularly active, but Zach Galifianakis' beloved celebrity interview satire is back.

Rose Garden setting for Trump's second state dinner

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 10:14am

It'll be an al fresco Rose Garden soiree for Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison as the White House throws its first state dinner in more than a year.

Book of letters by Che Guevara coming out in English in 2021

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 9:59am

A book of letters by Ernesto Che Guevara is coming out in English in fall 2021.

Books on border wall, Tribe Called Quest on awards longlist

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 8:45am

A memoir by chef Iliana Regan and Hanif Abdurraqib's best-selling chronicle of A Tribe Called Quest are among the works on the nonfiction longlist for the National Book Awards.

Folake Olowofoyeku hearts life in the television comedy lane

Leanne Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 8:04am

Folake (Foh-LOCK-ay) Olowofoyeku (Oh-LOW-oh-woo-foy-eh-koo) became an actress against the wishes of her parents who wanted her to have a career in law.

Benefit concert to feature "Supergirl" co-stars, newlyweds

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 7:54am

"Supergirl" co-stars and real-life newlyweds Melissa Benoist and Chris Wood will join performers Jane Lynch, Wayne Brady and Laurie Metcalf for a concert being livestreamed Saturday to benefit low-income migrants.

The Latest: No rulings, no Britney Spears at court hearing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 6:06pm

The Latest on a hearing on the court conservatorship of Britney Spears (all times local):

Tekashi 6ix9ine recounts abduction for jury at NYC trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 3:10pm

A jury has heard rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine (six-NYN') describe getting abducted at gunpoint last year amid a dispute between rival factions of a violent street gang he joined.

Brad Pitt and James Gray take a giant leap with 'Ad Astra'

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:26am

Brad Pitt says he wants to be creative until someone pulls the plug on him. The 55-year-old produced and stars in the space epic "Ad Astra," which opens in theaters nationwide on Friday.