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NYC Opera needs to raise $7M by end of September

09/09/2013 4:04am
The New York City Opera says it may have to shut down the rest of its productions this season if it can't raise $7 million by the end of September.

Naomi Campbell energizes runway at DVF show

09/09/2013 5:40am
After four days of runway shows, it takes something special to get the New York Fashion Week crowd excited, and apparently Naomi Campbell is it.

A flexible, healthy soup that packs porky flavor

09/09/2013 7:42am
This soup is a stick-to-your ribs flexitarian special. Make it with chicken broth and prosciutto and you end up with a carnivore's delight. Make it with vegetable stock and no prosciutto and you've got a vegetarian's delight. Either way, it's plenty hearty. The potatoes give it body and creaminess. The spinach and kale give it earthiness and a bright green color.

Novel offers vision of hunting trip gone awry

09/09/2013 7:55am
"Goat Mountain" (Harper), by David Vann

In Jamaica, a twist on wine tours for pot lovers

09/09/2013 8:14am
Napa and Sonoma have their wine tours, and travelers flock to Scotland to sample the fine single malt whiskies. But in Jamaica, farmers are offering a different kind of trip for a different type of connoisseur.

Review: Billy Crystal looks back on his life

09/09/2013 8:50am
"Still Foolin' `Em: Where I've Been, Where I'm Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys?" (Henry Holt and Company), by Billy Crystal

Designers defy matchy-matchy wisdom for the mix

09/09/2013 10:18am
Most people are taught from a young age that they want their outfits to match.

Elton John to perform Liberace tribute at Emmys

09/09/2013 10:37am
Elton John is about to do something he's never done: Perform live at the Emmy Awards.

Review: Keith Urban switches it up, finds success

09/09/2013 10:40am
Keith Urban, "Fuse" (Hit Red/Capitol)

George Strait sets dates for last run on the road

09/09/2013 10:47am
George Strait will finish off his two-year farewell tour in the biggest house in his home state of Texas _ the Dallas Cowboys' AT&T Stadium.

Review: Arctic Monkeys endure American love affair

09/09/2013 10:51am
Arctic Monkeys, "AM" (Domino)

Review: Hymns populate posthumous Jones album

09/09/2013 10:54am
George Jones, "Amazing Grace" (Bandit/Welk)

Review: Jimmy Webb spins another unique album

09/09/2013 11:02am
Jimmy Webb, "Still Within the Sound of My Voice" (E1)

Miley Cyrus to be host, musical guest on 'SNL'

09/09/2013 11:31am
Miley Cyrus may have something to talk about when she appears on "Saturday Night Live" next month.

Costume National returns to Milan runways

09/09/2013 11:36am
The Milan Fashion Chamber has claimed a victory in its efforts to reinvigorate fashion week, with Costume National's decision to preview its next women's collection in Milan after two decades in Paris.

German ex-rapper reportedly injured in Syria

09/09/2013 12:01pm
A German rapper who embraced militant Islam and joined jihadists fighting in Syria has reportedly been injured in an airstrike.

An American family, disillusioned with America

09/09/2013 12:12pm
Dissident Gardens (Doubleday), by Jonathan Lethem

Guru's convictions in sweat lodge case will stand

09/09/2013 12:12pm
A jury's decision to convict a self-help author in the deaths of three people following an Arizona sweat lodge ceremony will stand.

Turturro lands an unlikely co-star: Woody Allen

09/09/2013 12:27pm
Not since the forgettable 2000 comedy "Picking up the Pieces" has Woody Allen starred in a film he didn't direct. But John Turturro managed to coax Allen back into acting for "Fading Gigolo" with an enticing role: an elderly but novice pimp.

Clarification: Music Review-The 1975 story

09/09/2013 12:53pm
In a music review Sept. 5, The Associated Press identified the record label for the new self-titled release from The 1975 as Dirty Hit Records/Polydor Ltd. That was the act's British label, but the album was released in the U.S. by Vagrant Records/Interscope Records.

Band of Outsiders brings LA vibe to NYC

09/09/2013 12:56pm
Los Angeles-based designer Scott Sternberg, creative director of Band of Outsiders, really, really likes "The House of the Rising Sun." The song played many times both before and during his runway show.

Correction: Dancing With the Stars story

09/09/2013 1:00pm
In a Sept. 4 story about ABC's announcement of a new "Dancing With the Stars" cast, The Associated Press misidentified the network where Valerie Harper's reunion with "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" cast was aired. It was TV Land, not Nick at Nite.

Hilfiger plants boardwalk empire on NY pier

09/09/2013 1:23pm
Tommy Hilfiger was there on the runway at the end of his New York Fashion Week show Monday, but his mind was clearly on the beach.

Harvey Fierstein plots a return to Broadway

09/09/2013 1:40pm
Fresh off his success with "Kinky Boots," Harvey Fierstein will be offering his first play in almost 30 years _ and there's plenty of kink.

New season at daytime talk-alikes

09/09/2013 2:01pm
Balloons and fans chanting her name greeted Jenny McCarthy on her first day on "The View" on Monday, opening a transition season for Barbara Walters' daytime show at the same time a program modeled after it, "The Talk," is gaining momentum.

Lovato signs multi-book deal, including memoir

09/09/2013 2:06pm
Demi Lovato's next stage will be on the page.

Olivia Wilde calls fiancé 'brilliant' in video

09/09/2013 2:39pm
Olivia Wilde kissed her fiancé Jason Sudeikis on the red carpet and then praised him for his portrayal of Marcus Mumford in the Mumford & Sons video, "Hopeless Wanderer."

Scientists help farmers create greener dairies

09/09/2013 2:58pm
Cows stand patiently in a tent-like chamber at a research farm in western Wisconsin, waiting for their breath to be tested. Outside, corrals have been set up with equipment to measure gas wafting from the ground. A nearby corn field contains tools that allow researchers to assess the effects of manure spread as fertilizer.

007 'submarine car' sells for $865,000

09/09/2013 3:39pm
A car that transformed into a submarine in the James Bond movie "The Spy Who Loved Me" has been sold at a London auction for 550,000 pounds ($865,000).

Geodes and salt crystals at Phillip Lim show

09/09/2013 3:55pm
Crunch, crunch. Yes, those were salt crystals covering the floor at Phillip Lim's runway show Monday. And though they may have stuck in one's toes a bit, it was all for a good cause: Accentuating the geological theme of this creative designer's newest collection.

Settlement reached in Marvel 'Ghost Rider' lawsuit

09/09/2013 3:59pm
A writer has reached a settlement with comic book publisher Marvel Entertainment over claims he owns the rights to the Ghost Rider character. moving into old Las Vegas city hall

09/09/2013 4:28pm
Online shoe retailer on Monday began stepping into a new downtown Las Vegas corporate headquarters, after a multimillion-dollar makeover of the former Las Vegas city hall building.

Long-lost painting by Van Gogh is identified

09/09/2013 5:35pm
A painting that sat for six decades in a Norwegian industrialist's attic after he was told it was a fake Van Gogh was pronounced the real thing Monday, making it the first full-size canvas by the tortured Dutch artist to be discovered since 1928.

Karan's runway leads from NYC to India

09/09/2013 7:01pm
The only home Donna Karan has known is the ultimate urban jungle, New York, yet she often draws on exotic tribal lands as influences for her designs.

Celebrities turn low key at NY Fashion Week

09/09/2013 7:14pm
Fashion insiders love to dress celebrities for big splashy Hollywood events, but they don't necessarily want them at their own big splashy event: New York Fashion Week.

Victoria Beckham offers customers a personal touch

09/09/2013 8:05pm
Victoria Beckham said she could talk about clothes all day long, and that's what she did Monday at New York Fashion Week.