Arts and entertainment

A television journalist reports in front of a blank white wall where art works by artist Santiago Sierra were hung before being taken down in a gallery on the first day of annual the ARCO International Art Fair in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. Madrid's International Art Fair has yanked an exhibition entitled "Political Prisoners in Contemporary Spain," prompting charges of censorship against the government-funded body which operates the event venue. (AP Photo/Paul White)
February 21, 2018 - 11:00 am
MADRID (AP) — Madrid's International Contemporary Art Fair on Wednesday yanked a photo exhibition called "Political Prisoners in Contemporary Spain," prompting charges of censorship against the government-funded body which operates the event venue. The spat came during efforts by pro-independence...
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2018 file photo, Diane Warren poses for a portrait at the 90th Academy Awards nominees luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif. Warren, along with rapper Common, is nominated for best original song for the film “Marshall.” (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
February 21, 2018 - 10:55 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Songwriter Diane Warren is overdue for an Oscar, and she has no reservations about admitting it. "I am not going to say, 'I don't need to win. I don't care,'" Warren said in a phone interview. "I want to win. Come on, it's been eight times that I haven't." Warren joked she...
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FILE - In this March 21, 2016, file photo Spanish-American chef Jose Andres answers questions during a panel discussion at an event on entrepreneurship at La Cerveceria, in Havana, Cuba. Andres is working on a book about his efforts to help Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. Ecco told The Associated Press on Wednesday that it has acquired “We Fed An Island: The True Story of Rebuilding Puerto Rico, One Meal at a Time.” The book is scheduled for Sept. 11. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
February 21, 2018 - 10:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Award-winning chef Jose Andres is working on a book about his efforts to help Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. Ecco told The Associated Press on Wednesday that it has acquired "We Fed An Island: The True Story of Rebuilding Puerto Rico, One Meal at a Time." The book is scheduled...
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FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2016 file photo, Jaden Smith, left, and his father Will Smith attend the world premiere of "Suicide Squad" in New York. The Smiths have founded an eco-friendly bottled-water company called Just, which is unveiling a new line of flavored waters next month. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
February 21, 2018 - 9:08 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jaden Smith's environmental consciousness was born when he was out surfing at about age 10. He saw plastic water bottles bobbing in the ocean beside him, and he was so upset by it that he told his parents. Then he learned in school about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, those...
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FILE - In this April 20, 2017 file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a rally for Omaha Democratic mayoral candidate Heath Mello in Omaha, Neb. Sanders is working on a new book. “Where We Go From Here” will be released Nov. 13 by Thomas Dunne Books. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
February 21, 2018 - 9:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders is planning his next move. At least on paper. The Vermont independent and 2016 presidential contender is working on a new book. The publisher tells The Associated Press in a Wednesday statement that "Where We Go From Here" will be released Nov. 13 by Thomas Dunne...
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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2015 file photo, Jeanine Pirro attends the HBO Documentary Series premiere of "THE JINX: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst" in New York. Pirro has pleaded guilty to driving 95 mph in a 65 mph zone. Authorities previously said that a state trooper clocked Pirro’s Cadillac going 119 mph on Route 17 in Nichols, New York, on Nov. 19, 2017. Pirro, who negotiated a plea deal with the Tioga County district attorney’s office _ has been fined $300 plus fees and has to take a defensive driving course.(Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
February 21, 2018 - 8:43 am
NICHOLS, N.Y. (AP) — Fox News personality and former New York prosecutor Jeanine Pirro has pleaded guilty to driving 95 mph in a 65 mph zone. Authorities previously said that a state trooper clocked Pirro's Cadillac going 119 mph on Route 17 in Nichols, New York, on Nov. 19. The Journal News says...
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Mark Hamill speaks at the 20th annual Costume Designers Guild Awards at The Beverly Hilton hotel on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
February 21, 2018 - 8:30 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wonder Woman and Luke Skywalker will be at the Academy Awards — or at least the actors who play them onscreen. Oscar producers announced Wednesday that Gal Gadot and Mark Hamill will appear on the show, along with fellow "Star Wars" actors Oscar Isaac and Kelly Marie Tran...
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This cover image released by Harper shows “The Next Person You Meet in Heaven,” a follow-up to Albom’s best-selling “The Five People You Meet in Heaven,” which is coming out Oct. 16 (Harper via AP)
February 21, 2018 - 8:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Mitch Albom is giving heaven a sequel. Publisher Harper tells The Associated Press that Albom's "The Next Person You Meet in Heaven" is coming out Oct. 16. The novel is a follow-up to Albom's best-selling "The Five People You Meet in Heaven," which came out in 2003. The new book...
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FILE – In this Feb. 21, 2017 photo Hungarian actress Alexandra Borbely attends a press conference on the film 'On Body and Soul' by Hungarian director Ildiko Enyedi in a movie in Budapest, Hungary. “On Body And Soul” seeks to become the third Hungarian film in a row to win an Academy Award. Ildiko Enyedi is the only female director in the foreign language category and her first feature film in nearly two decades is a surreal love story between two people whose relationship begins in shared dreams but who have trouble connecting in daily life. (Balazs Mohai/MTI via AP,file)
February 21, 2018 - 8:10 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — With two Oscars in the past two years, Hungary's film industry has been on a winning streak. Now the creators behind the movie "On Body And Soul," a surreal love story, are hoping to score a third Academy Award. Ildiko Enyedi's first film in nearly two decades comes on the...
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Sally Field holds up a sweater worn by her character in "Forrest Gump" as she presents the career achievement award at the 20th annual Costume Designers Guild Awards at The Beverly Hilton hotel on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
February 21, 2018 - 6:16 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Wonder Woman's gilded bustier, the spangled skating dresses in "I, Tonya" and the subdued shades of the 1960s as shown in "The Shape of Water" were among the finest costumes of the year, according to the Costume Designers Guild. The union celebrated the year's...
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