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Streep, Fey among readers at poetry gala
(25 April 11:32 am)
NEW YORK (AP) — You won't often find a thousand people in evening dress attending a poetry reading. But the readers usually don't include Meryl Streep, Tina Fey and Sir Patrick Stewart.
'Zero Motivation,' 'Point and Shoot' top Tribeca
(25 April 06:08 am)
NEW YORK (AP) — A film about a self-documenting man amid the Libyan revolution and a dark comedy about female Israeli soldiers have taken top honors at the Tribeca Film Festival.
James Earl Jones returning to Broadway this fall
(25 April 03:29 am)
NEW YORK (AP) — James Earl Jones is coming back to Broadway in a play that's almost as old as he is.
Bronze statue of Roger Ebert unveiled at Ebertfest
(24 April 11:10 pm)
CHICAGO (AP) — Roger Ebert's final blog posting last April ended with his hopeful sign-off: \"I'll see you at the movies.\" The award-winning film critic died two days later.
HBO's John Oliver recognizes debt to Jon Stewart
(24 April 05:23 pm)
NEW YORK (AP) — When the time comes for a young bird to leave the nest, he's often more than ready to go and doesn't care too much what Papa Bird thinks.
Singer Marc Anthony to produce album in English
(24 April 04:53 pm)
MIAMI (AP) — Marc Anthony\'s latest Spanish-language album \"3.0\" is a hit, and his single \"Vivir mi vida\" topped the charts for 18 weeks. But Anthony isn\'t satisfied. He wants to reconquer a broader
In Disney's shadow, homeless families struggle
(24 April 09:51 am)
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — When they moved from Georgia to the theme park playground of central Florida four years ago, Anthony and Candice Johnson found work at a barbecue restaurant and a 7-Eleven.
Olivia Wilde, Jason Sudeikis welcome baby boy
(24 April 08:52 am)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's a boy for Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis.
NBC: Olympics show wide second-screen use
(24 April 12:37 am)
NEW YORK (AP) — Slightly more than half of the people who watched the Sochi Olympics on NBC also used a computer, tablet or smartphone to get information about the games while the TV was on.
Singer Chris Brown's DC trial delayed for months
(23 April 10:13 pm)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer Chris Brown's trial on an assault charge was put on hold for months Wednesday after prosecutors declined to grant immunity to his bodyguard, who would be a key witness
Lupita Nyong'o named People's 'Most Beautiful'
(23 April 05:54 pm)
NEW YORK (AP) — People magazine has named Lupita Nyong'o as the \"World's Most Beautiful\" for 2014.
Musical based on 'Found' aims for Atlantic Theater
(23 April 12:22 am)
NEW YORK (AP) — Most theater musicals are based on prized, cherished things. Now comes one that uses the trash we toss away.
NBC adding Weir, Lipinski to Derby
(22 April 04:35 pm)
NEW YORK (AP) — Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski are bringing their sense of style to the Kentucky Derby.
David Foster Wallace's estate opposes biopic
(22 April 07:32 am)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The family of David Foster Wallace is objecting to the upcoming film \"The End of the Tour,\" which is based on David Lipsky\'s 2010 book that recounts accompanying Wallace on a book
'Captain America' holds onto top box office spot
(22 April 04:07 am)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Captain America really is unbeatable — at least at the box office
Pharrell, Gaga to appear at iHeartRadio Awards
(21 April 09:23 pm)
NEW YORK (AP) — Pharrell, Drake and Blake Shelton are among the A-listers set to perform at the first iHeartRadio Music Awards.
Chris Brown's trial on assault charge delayed
(21 April 09:05 pm)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer Chris Brown\'s trial on an assault charge in Washington has been delayed until later this week.
Chris Brown bodyguard convicted of assault
(21 April 08:07 pm)
WASHINGTON (AP) — A judge convicted singer Chris Brown\'s bodyguard of assault Monday following a two-day trial that provided a preview of a similar case against Brown.
Elizabeth Spencer wins $30,000 short story prize
(21 April 07:36 pm)
NEW YORK (AP) — Elizabeth Spencer, a revered Southern author still active in her 90s, has won a $30,000 short story prize.
Poet Claudia Rankine wins $50,000 Jackson prize
(21 April 07:03 pm)
NEW YORK (AP) — Claudia Rankine, a poet born in Jamaica whose experimental verse and bracing social commentary have earned her high praise from her peers, has won a $50,000 prize designed to help
Joss Whedon releasing film for digital download
(21 April 09:01 am)
NEW YORK (AP) — Joss Whedon is releasing a film he wrote as a $5 digital download, bypassing the normal channels of independent film distribution.
Country music singer Kevin Sharp dies at age 43
(21 April 04:02 am)
FAIR OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Sharp, a country music singer who recorded multiple chart-topping songs and survived a well-publicized battle with cancer, has died. He was 43.
Jack White records songs, releases vinyl in hours
(20 April 06:07 am)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jack White played his new single \"Lazaretto\" for a couple of hundred fans on Record Store Day and four hours later a copy of the performance was available on a
Carriage horse foes picket Liam Neeson's NYC home
(19 April 11:37 pm)
NEW YORK (AP) — Animal rights activists protesting outside Liam Neeson\'s home say they don\'t agree with him that New York\'s carriage horses should keep working.
'Touched by an Angel' producer back in series TV
(19 April 10:38 pm)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the decade that \"Touched by an Angel\" executive producer Martha Williamson has been away from series TV, much has changed. A new golden age has brought more daring
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