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Greenaway wins Stockholm film festival award

10/22/2013 4:37am
Organizers say the Stockholm Film Festival visionary award for 2013 will go to British filmmaker Peter Greenaway, for challenging "the spectator like a true modern visionary."

Latkes lend savory crunch to Thanksgiving stuffing

10/22/2013 5:44am
Part of what makes the traditional Thanksgiving stuffing so irresistible is its delicious blend of lightly crisped top and sides with a tender and moist inside.

Queen visits National Theatre to mark 50 years

10/22/2013 6:55am
Britain's National Theatre is marking its 50th birthday with a visit from Queen Elizabeth II.

'Windmills of Your Mind' singer Noel Harrison dies

10/22/2013 7:06am
British actor and musician Noel Harrison, who sang the Academy Award-winning ballad "The Windmills of Your Mind," has died at 79.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra marks 25 years

10/22/2013 7:17am
Wynton Marsalis has taken his Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra all the way to China and Russia, but the trumpeter says its current "Abyssinian: A Gospel Celebration Tour" is the most challenging in the band's 25-year history.

Romanians admit stealing art works in Netherlands

10/22/2013 7:59am
Three Romanians have pleaded guilty to stealing seven paintings, including works by Picasso, Monet and Matisse, from a Dutch museum in a daring nighttime raid that shocked the art world.

Right at Home: decor with built-in tech

10/22/2013 8:59am
It's one thing to have a beautiful, comfy bed. But what if it also included a TV screen, game console and dimmable, color-changing lights?

Writer LaBute glad to color within the TV lines

10/22/2013 9:42am
Neil LaBute is far from snobbish about making room for television in his portfolio of stage and film projects.

Correction: Sizing Game story

10/22/2013 10:13am
In a story Oct. 21 about clothing sizes, The Associated Press misspelled the name of blogger Emily Sandford and listed her size incorrectly. It is Sandford, not Sanford, and she wears a 24, not a 22.

Thor takes a hit for womankind

10/22/2013 10:18am
Natalie Portman says hitting Chris Hemsworth was "one small slap for womankind."

Elle honors actresses age 21 to 89 at annual party

10/22/2013 10:37am
Hollywood may be cutthroat, but Elle's Women in Hollywood celebration is all about sisterhood.

Mayor helps new theater dedication in Brooklyn

10/22/2013 10:53am
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, director Julie Taymor and actor Mark Rylance gathered Tuesday in Brooklyn to help cut the ribbon for a jewel box-sized, shiny new theater, the first permanent home for Theatre for a New Audience in its 34 year existence.

Romanians admit stealing art works in Netherlands

10/22/2013 11:13am
Three Romanians have pleaded guilty to stealing seven paintings, including works by Picasso, Monet and Matisse, from a Dutch museum in a daring nighttime raid that shocked the art world.

Bullock, Roberts crowned at Hollywood Film Awards

10/22/2013 11:26am
With talk of televising the Hollywood Film Awards Gala next year, stars at Monday's ceremony enjoyed what could be their last unedited award show.

Sean Combs begins his all-music network

10/22/2013 11:27am
Sean Combs' new Revolt channel launched with a nod to big dreams and its founder's musical past, bringing a new outlet for music to television.

How the AP-NORC Center poll was conducted

10/22/2013 12:38pm
The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research Poll on the attitudes of Americans age 50 and over on searching for work was conducted from Aug. 8-Sept. 10 by NORC at the University of Chicago. It is based on landline and cellphone interviews with a nationally representative random sample of 1,024 adults 50 years old and older. Interviews included 815 respondents on landline telephones and 209 on cellphones.

Ramin Karimloo, Will Swenson cast in 'Les Miz'

10/22/2013 1:02pm
The upcoming Broadway cast of "Les Miserables" is anything but miserable _ veteran theater actors Ramin Karimloo, Will Swenson, Nikki M. James and Caissie Levy are all on board.

Oprah visits 2 South African grads studying in NY

10/22/2013 1:08pm
Oprah Winfrey has paid a visit to two of the graduates from the celebrity's school in South Africa who are enrolled at a private college in upstate New York.

Leaving the driving to a computer has big benefits

10/22/2013 1:42pm
In some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don't drink and then climb behind the wheel. They don't do drugs, get distracted, fall asleep, run red lights or tailgate. And their reaction times are quicker.

'Blue' arrives in US with praise, whiff of scandal

10/22/2013 2:03pm
"Blue is the Warmest Color" arrives in the United States from France this week _ and it's bringing along some baggage.

Smithsonian opens 1st exhibit on art of yoga

10/22/2013 2:22pm
Yoga is moving from the studio mat to the museum gallery.

TV pitchman pleads for mercy, jailed anyway

10/22/2013 3:18pm
A federal judge rejected an impassioned plea from a television pitchman for his freedom on Tuesday, ordering U.S. Marshals to lock up Kevin Trudeau for failing to pay a $37 million civil judgment.

For jobless over 50, a challenging search for work

10/22/2013 4:16pm
When Charlie Worboys lost his job, he feared searching for a new one at his age might be tough. Six years later, at 65, he's still looking.

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West are engaged

10/22/2013 5:56pm
Marriage is coming after the baby carriage for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West.

Rapper Big Freedia brings bounce to TV audience

10/22/2013 6:34pm
New Orleans hip-hop artist Big Freedia is twerking his way to TV screens.

China cracks down on 'American Idol'-style shows

10/22/2013 6:40pm
Chinese authorities are cracking down on how often broadcasters can air reality, dating and talent shows such as the Chinese versions of "American Idol" and "The Voice," which draw huge audiences.

Holocaust survivor makes symphony debut with Ma

10/22/2013 8:06pm
A 90-year-old Holocaust survivor made his orchestral debut with renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma on Tuesday to benefit a foundation dedicated to preserving the work of artists and musicians killed by the Nazis.

In Marvel's 'Iron Man,' family's secrets unravel

10/22/2013 11:14pm
Tony Stark's always been a man of many talents for whom surprise is a rare thing.