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Bacharach calls musical of his songs a 'valentine'

12/10/2013 6:16am
A few years ago, Kyle Riabko found himself in the most intimidating of places on Earth for a young singer-songwriter.

Justin Bieber visits Philippine typhoon victims

12/10/2013 6:26am
Teen heartthrob Justin Bieber visited young victims of Typhoon Haiyan on Tuesday, traveling to the Philippines after launching a worldwide campaign to help those affected by the deadly storm.

AP Newsbreak: Winfrey announces new book club pick

12/10/2013 6:38am
Here's something to pre-order for the holidays: Oprah Winfrey's new book club pick.

For gifters: kid picture books with snowy themes

12/10/2013 7:04am
Brrrr. It's time for all good children, at least those in chilly territory, to curl up with a good book featuring snow.

Song lyrics, photos combine for holiday decor

12/10/2013 8:19am
The holidays are a great time to pull out the old photos and reminisce, but there's no need to huddle around a dusty album. There are a variety of ways to get them out in the open by making them part of your holiday decorations.

Bosnian musician to help poor Roma study music

12/10/2013 9:06am
Bosnia's most popular musician _ a man whose international career has been built on music inspired by Balkan and Gypsy tunes _ is searching for talented Roma children to help them get an education in music.

A do-ahead breakfast to bake while you celebrate

12/10/2013 9:08am
With all those presents to open, nobody wants to spend Christmas morning in the kitchen. So to keep you where you belong on the big morning, we created this easy raspberry and cream cheese stuffed breakfast biscuit that is fast and easy to assemble. It also can be prepped a week or more in advance, then frozen. Just bake it Christmas morning right from the freezer.

Review: 'Nashville' soundtrack slick and solid

12/10/2013 9:14am
"The Music of Nashville: Original Soundtrack Season 2, Volume 1" (Big Machine Records)

New Johnny Cash album to be released next spring

12/10/2013 9:35am
There's new never-before-heard music coming from Johnny Cash.

Pope, pop singer share MTVU award

12/10/2013 9:56am
MTV's college channel has gone in two wildly different directions in naming Pope Francis and pop singer Lorde as its man and woman of the year.

Portrait of Jane Austen fetches $270,000 on block

12/10/2013 10:22am
A portrait of "Pride and Prejudice" author Jane Austen that is soon to adorn British banknotes has sold for 164,500 pounds ($270,230) at a London auction.

Sundance announces 2014 premiere lineup

12/10/2013 10:29am
The Sundance Film Festival will premiere 117 independent feature films and 11 documentaries at its 30th anniversary next month – a lineup representing the 2014 fest's most prestigious films.

Julie Andrews missed NBC's live 'Sound of Music'

12/10/2013 11:37am
More than 18 million television viewers watched Carrie Underwood perform the role of Maria last week in NBC's "The Sound of Music Live!"

Linda Lavin to return to off-Broadway stage

12/10/2013 11:52am
Linda Lavin will find herself in a familiar place this spring _ in a Nicky Silver play, being directed by Mark Brokaw at the Vineyard Theatre.

La Scala takes another step in artistic transition

12/10/2013 12:26pm
The Milanese opera house La Scala took another step in its artistic and managerial transition on Tuesday by confirming that Riccardo Chailly will be its new musical director, replacing Daniel Barenboim.

'Sound of Music' actress Eleanor Parker dies at 91

12/10/2013 12:27pm
Eleanor Parker, who was nominated for Academy Awards three times for her portrayals of strong-willed women and played a scheming baroness in "The Sound of Music," has died at 91.

Gift Guide: Navigating maze of phone, plan choices

12/10/2013 12:46pm
So you're ready to buy a new smartphone for your loved one. Which do you choose?

Court: Exec guilty over faulty French implants

12/10/2013 1:22pm
A disgraced French businessman was convicted of fraud and sentenced to four years in prison on Tuesday for filling tens of thousands of breast implants with industrial grade silicone. But he left the courthouse freely after lodging an appeal, and thousands of women will have to wait longer to discover if they will receive damages.

A fancy holiday meal that requires no fancy skills

12/10/2013 1:27pm
Looking to dazzle your guests during the holidays? I've got the perfect "fancy" dish for you. And I promise it requires no advanced culinary skills.

Lea Michele announces debut album release date

12/10/2013 1:37pm
Thanks to her role on Fox's "Glee," Lea Michele is no stranger to recording music. Now she's ready to launch her solo music career.

Kennedy Center names 1st woman to lead arts group

12/10/2013 1:44pm
The head of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra was named the next president of the Kennedy Center on Tuesday and will become the first woman to lead the performing arts center since it opened in 1971.

France snubs Google culture launch amid row

12/10/2013 2:25pm
Google is having trouble getting it right in France.

What will NBC do for a 'Sound of Music' encore?

12/10/2013 3:16pm
NBC's halls are alive with the sound of sequels.

Pink: Give husband some credit for song's success

12/10/2013 4:32pm
While she's excited her ballad "Just Give Me a Reason" is nominated for the song of the year Grammy, Pink says she believes her husband deserves some credit for its success.

Peter Jackson stands by 48 frames-per-second

12/10/2013 4:52pm
Has Peter Jackson reflected on the massive chunk of his life that he's devoted to Hobbits?

Mean girls, rejoice: 'Heathers' musical coming

12/10/2013 4:55pm
Before there was "Mean Girls," there was "Heathers." Now that dark comedy is ready to bully its way into New York as a musical.

Town's eBay sale of Palin mayoral SUV causes stir

12/10/2013 5:06pm
The sale on eBay of a city-owned vehicle used by Sarah Palin when she was mayor of Wasilla is causing a stir in small-town politics: One official says the current mayor is trying to fatten city coffers off Palin's fame, and the mayor says "guilty as charged."

Injured UK tourist files notice of $27M NYC claim

12/10/2013 5:06pm
A British tourist who lost a leg when a taxi jumped a curb and hit her in New York's Rockefeller Center has started the process of suing the city.

Drew Barrymore is busy juggling work and family

12/10/2013 7:31pm
Drew Barrymore isn't exactly feeling the pregnancy glow.

Bryan, FGL clean up at American Country Awards

12/10/2013 8:18pm
The fans of country music love Luke Bryan and Florida Georgia Line and they proved it again Tuesday during the American Country Awards.

Group wants Fisher Price iPad seat recall

12/10/2013 9:23pm
Ahh, the first year of a baby's life _ learning to sit up, crawl, even walk. But how about playtime in a baby seat with an iPad and some cool apps?

Pay gains for young women; inequality still seen

12/10/2013 10:02pm
Young American women are increasingly likely to receive pay nearly equal to their male counterparts, with earnings at 93 percent of men, a new study finds. Still, those women remain as pessimistic as their mothers and grandmothers regarding gender equality.

Pay gains for young women; inequality still seen

12/10/2013 10:06pm
Young American women are increasingly likely to receive pay nearly equal to their male counterparts, with earnings at 93 percent of men, a new study finds. Still, those women remain as pessimistic as their mothers and grandmothers regarding gender equality.

Key findings on gender pay gap, workplace equality

12/10/2013 10:08pm
Key findings on the gender pay gap and attitudes toward workplace equality, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center:

Jazz guitar master Jim Hall dies at 83

12/10/2013 10:11pm
Jim Hall, one of the leading jazz guitarists of the modern era, whose subtle technique, lyrical sound and introspective approach strongly influenced younger proteges such as Pat Metheny and Bill Frisell, died early Tuesday at age 83, his wife said.

Chanel takes inspiration from American West

12/10/2013 10:44pm
Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld drew inspiration from the American West for his annual Metiers d'Art traveling fashion show, held Tuesday night in Dallas.