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Review: Van Morrison in relaxed groove with jazzy reworkings

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 10:44am

recycle old songs and standards with a brand new approach.

Ibrahim Nasrallah wins Arabic book prize for dystopian novel

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 10:35am

Jordanian-Palestinian writer Ibrahim Nasrallah has won the International Prize for Arabic Fiction with a novel about humanity's capacity for savagery.

RFK funeral train photo exhibit: Kennedy's final journey

Juliet Williams, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 10:32am

The assassination of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. 50 years ago this June fractured the nation just two months after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. and five years after his brother John F. Kennedy was killed.

Masseuse accuses Marvel's Stan Lee of fondling himself

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 10:24am

A Chicago masseuse is suing Marvel Comic's Stan Lee, accusing him of inappropriate behavior during two massages in 2017.

Tisch Fund gives $10 million for arts-mental health

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 9:46am

The Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund has pledged $10 million to fund arts programs focused on mental health issues in New York City.

Stephanie Blythe stars in Met production of 'Cendrillon'

Mike Silverman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 9:08am

It was opening night for the Metropolitan Opera's production of Massenet's "Cendrillon" and Stephane Blythe — all but absent from the house for three years — was nervous as she sat backstage waiting to go on as the wicked stepmother.

Here's what's playing this summer at the movies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 8:42am

Dates are subject to change.

Foy: 'Crown' pay gap issue 'definitely opened my eyes'

Ryan Pearson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 8:37am

Claire Foy says the controversy over her pay for the Netflix series "The Crown" has changed her approach to Hollywood.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle select gospel group for wedding

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 8:34am

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are striking a different note with the music for their upcoming wedding, mixing gospel with choral works as the soundtrack for what they pledge will be a joyful occasion.

AP Photos: Immersive art gallery in Paris showcases Klimt

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 8:20am

A digital gallery in Paris is making art an immersive experience for visitors who can walk into and over paintings projected around a warehouse.

Royal baby: Prince Charles welcomes new grandson

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 7:56am

Prince Charles said Tuesday it is a "great joy" to be a grandfather once again with the birth of a third child for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

Royal wedding dress: Will Meghan go trendy or classic?

Sylvia Hui, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 7:28am

A dramatic ball gown, or a classic, simple silhouette? Sleeves, or bare shoulders?

Bob Dorough of 'Schoolhouse Rock' is dead at 94

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 7:06am

A musician whose songs helped teach children on ABC's "Schoolhouse Rock" has died.

Kym Johnson and Robert Herjavec welcome twins

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 4:56am

Kym Johnson and Robert Herjavec have something to dance about.

TV's 'Homeland' feels challenge of competing with real world

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 2:39am

Members of the cast of TV's "Homeland" call it "spy camp." It's when they travel to Washington to pick the brains of top U.S. intelligence officials.

At Tribeca, the night belongs to Patti Smith _ and Bruce

Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:48pm

The night belonged to Patti Smith at the Tribeca Film Festival — and to her friend Bruce Springsteen, who thrilled the crowd with a surprise visit to perform the hit they co-wrote, "Because the Night."

Prince heirs sue Illinois hospital over care during overdose

Amy Forliti, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:49pm

Prince's heirs have sued Walgreens and the Illinois hospital that treated the music superstar after he suffered from an opioid overdose, alleging that a doctor and various pharmacists failed to provide Prince with reasonable care, contributing to his death.

At Tribeca, virtual reality tackles harsh real-world issues

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 4:47pm

"Once you walk through that door, you will be in Syria."

Box Office Top 20: 'A Quiet Place' narrowly beats 'Rampage'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 4:23pm

John Krasinski's thriller "A Quiet Place" rose to the top spot of the box office in its third weekend in theaters, just barely beating out last week's champ "Rampage" for the title.

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson announces birth of third girl

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 3:19pm

The Rock has his third Rockette.