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Detroit choir's 'Happy' video creates happiness

03/19/2014 5:00am
A video of Detroit Academy of Arts and Sciences students performing a rendition of Pharrell Williams' "Happy" is creating some online happiness of its own.

New 'Star Wars' set 30 years after 'Jedi'

03/19/2014 7:10am
The new "Star Wars" has an official timeline and one confirmed returning character: robot R2-D2.

Lansbury wows critics in London stage return

03/19/2014 9:10am
Angela Lansbury has British critics spellbound with her performance as a dotty mystic in "Blithe Spirit" on the London stage.

Skrillex ramps up ambition as he releases first LP

03/19/2014 9:20am
Skrillex is taking his inspiration from Kanye West these days.

Jagger bandmates offer support after Scott's death

03/19/2014 9:41am
Members of the Rolling Stones are offering support to Mick Jagger following the death of his girlfriend L'Wren Scott.

Coldplay's Chris Martin to help on 'The Voice'

03/19/2014 10:11am
Coldplay singer Chris Martin is bringing his expertise to NBC's music competition show "The Voice."

Autism-friendly NYC show offered for younger kids

03/19/2014 10:31am
Families of young autistic children have a new place to engage their sons and daughters — a live Disney show.

2-CDs of rarities mark Sheldon Harnick's birthday

03/19/2014 10:50am
Sheldon Harnick has done some extensive spring cleaning and come up with a two-CD box set of very rare tunes.

Suzanne Vega's new disc: Don't let title scare you

03/19/2014 11:10am
The title of Suzanne Vega's new disc, "Tales From the Realm of the Queen of Pentacles," sounds like an unreleased Yes album from around 1977.

Spielberg's Shoah Foundation expands, turns 20

03/19/2014 11:40am
Steven Spielberg isn't planning on making any more Holocaust movies. The Oscar-winning director is leaving that to the Shoah Foundation.

Fonda and Tomlin to reteam for a Netflix sitcom

03/19/2014 12:11pm
Netflix says it's reuniting Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin for a new comedy series.

Review: 'Divergent' doesn't diverge quite enough

03/19/2014 1:50pm
especially a girl, preteen or thereabouts — then you know the young-adult entertainment message of choice these days:

National Geographic series to chronicle the 1990s

03/19/2014 2:32pm
Nostalgia gets closer and closer to real time. The National Geographic Network says it will air a miniseries this summer on the 1990s.

FX network orders comedy starring Billy Crystal

03/19/2014 2:41pm
Billy Crystal has agreed to star in a new television series in which he's paired with Josh Gad in a story about two comics in a generational clash.

Acclaimed singer Emmylou Harris to write memoir

03/19/2014 2:51pm
Emmylou Harris is adding writer to her list of accomplishments.

Disputed Wall Street tweeter gets new book deal

03/19/2014 3:31pm
The no-longer-anonymous author of a popular Wall Street Twitter account has found a new publisher two weeks after a Simon & Schuster imprint dropped his book amid allegations that he had misrepresented himself.

'Divergent' crew mixed on 'HG' comparisons

03/19/2014 3:50pm
The producers of the young-adult, sci-fi adaptation "Divergent" are fine with comparisons to "The Hunger Games." Just don't hold them to a $150 million opening.

Hugh Jackman stalker freed from New York jail

03/19/2014 5:00pm
A California woman who admitted stalking Hugh Jackman has been released after a guilty plea and nearly a year in jail in New York City.

Police: Gunshot in 'Thunder' case narrowly missed

03/19/2014 6:30pm
A man who tried to make off with a suitcase full of costumes and props used by the all-male revue Thunder From Down Under fired a shot at the head of one cast member before being subdued and left with a black eye, police said Wednesday.

Autographed Hulk Hogan shoe stolen from shop

03/19/2014 7:21pm
Florida authorities are investigating the theft of an autographed wrestling shoe once worn by Hulk Hogan.

'Last of Us' wins big at Game Developers Awards

03/19/2014 10:41pm
"The Last of Us" won the top honor at the Game Developers Choice Awards.