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Library opens archive dedicated to rocker Lou Reed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 7:04am

The New York Public Library has opened an archive dedicated to pioneering alternative rock musician Lou Reed.

La Scala board to decide on controversial Saudi funding

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 5:24am

The directors of Italy's premier opera house, Teatro alla Scala in Milan, are meeting to decide whether to accept controversial funding from Saudi Arabia.

Dick Dale, King of Surf Guitar, 'Miserlou' composer, is dead

Lindsey Bahr and John Rogers, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 17th - 6:14pm

Dick Dale, whose pounding, blaringly loud power-chord instrumentals on songs like "Miserlou" and "Let's Go Trippin'" earned him the title King of the Surf Guitar, has died at age 81.

Dick Dale, King of Surf Guitar, 'Miserlou' composer, is dead

Lindsey Bahr and John Rogers, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 17th - 5:08pm

Dick Dale, whose pounding, blaringly loud power-chord instrumentals on songs like "Miserlou" and "Let's Go Trippin'" earned him the title King of the Surf Guitar, has died at age 83.

'Captain Marvel' soars even higher with stellar 2nd weekend

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 17th - 4:01pm

"Captain Marvel" has continued to dominate the global box office in its second weekend in theaters, leaving newcomers in the dust.

Pirro's show not on Fox lineup, week after Omar comments

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 17th - 9:59am

Fox News weekend host Jeanine Pirro's show didn't air a week after her comments questioning U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar over her wearing a Muslim head covering. No explanation was given.

Austrian town claims tallest bonfire after 3 months' work

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 17th - 5:39am

An Austrian town has burned what organizers says is the world's tallest bonfire, clocking in at 60.646 meters (198.97 feet).

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 16th - 1:59pm

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Indianapolis Children's Museum removes Michael Jackson items

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 16th - 12:56pm

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis has removed three Michael Jackson items from exhibits after a new documentary renewed allegations of child sexual abuse against the late singer and Gary native.

AP PHOTOS: Masks at heart of Greek Carnival tradition

Petros Giannakouros, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 16th - 8:33am

Springtime in northern Greece is ushered with loud and colorful festivals, many hailing from centuries-old traditions, later tied to the religious calendar.

R. Kelly case poses challenge: Separating artist from anthem

Jeff Karoub, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 16th - 7:53am

When the recordings of the basic track arrived in Detroit from Chicago, Paul Riser Sr. knew it was time to get to work. But the orchestral arranger also knew he had something special to work with.

Celebrity stylist Ali Mandelkorn goes thrifting for a cause

Leanne Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 15th - 5:43pm

As a celebrity stylist, Ali Mandelkorn is usually surrounded by designer duds, so getting back to some of her favorite fashion vibes, vintage and thrift, was a treat.

Hold the cake! Fans honor Ginsburg's birthday with exercise

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 15th - 5:29pm

Wearing workout gear and carrying water bottles, fans of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg celebrated her 86th birthday Friday by exercising in front of the high court.

W.S. Merwin, prize-winning poet of nature, dies at 91

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 15th - 5:23pm

W.S. Merwin, a prolific and versatile master of modern poetry who evolved through a wide range of styles as he celebrated nature, condemned war and industrialism and reached for the elusive past, died Friday. He was 91.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 15th - 5:15pm

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Tyson will return to TV after sex misconduct probe

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 15th - 4:54pm

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will return to the air on two TV shows that had been put on hold for a sexual misconduct investigation.

Netflix will cut 'Bird Box' footage months after outcry

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 15th - 3:22pm

Netflix will remove footage of a real fiery train disaster from its hit post-apocalyptic survival film "Bird Box" months after the streaming giant was criticized for exploiting a tragedy.

Celebrity stylist Ali Mandelkorn goes thrifting for a cause

Leanne Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 15th - 3:08pm

As a celebrity stylist, Ali Mandelkorn is usually surrounded by designer duds, so getting back to some of her favorite fashion vibes, vintage and thrift, was a treat.

W.S. Merwin, prize-winning poet of nature, dies at 91

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 15th - 3:03pm

W.S. Merwin, a prolific and versatile poetry master who evolved through a wide range of styles as he celebrated nature, condemned war and industrialism and reached for the elusive past, died Friday. He was 91.

Golden Globe Awards to kick off awards season on Jan. 5

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 15th - 1:12pm

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association says it has chosen a date for next year's Golden Globe Awards.