Arts and entertainment

February 20, 2018 - 4:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A 64-year-old man has been convicted of stealing Grammy winner John Legend's Louis Vuitton bag containing $25,000 Cartier cufflinks from an airport luggage cart in New York. District Attorney Richard Brown said Agustin Hilario was convicted on Tuesday of criminal possession of...
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In this Feb. 16, 2018, photo, University Prep Academy High School students react in Detroit to an announcement that all 600 students will see the film "Black Panther." As the film debuts in theaters across the U.S., educators, philanthropist, celebrities, and business owners are pulling together their resources to bring children of color to see the film which features a black superhero in a fictional, un-colonized African nation. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
February 20, 2018 - 3:32 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — For years, Zavier Thompson has followed Marvel superhero movies. But the 16-year-old student in Albuquerque has always wanted to see a popular film with a black superhero and black themes. Thanks to an Albuquerque educator, the aspiring hip-hop and spoken word artist...
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth sits next to fashion editor Anna Wintour as they view Richard Quinn's runway show before presenting him with the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design, as she visits London Fashion Week's BFC Show Space in central London, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (Yui Mok/Pool photo via AP)
February 20, 2018 - 1:33 pm
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has always dressed with style and flair — but Tuesday marked her first visit to the showy catwalks of London Fashion Week. The monarch squeezed in the front row, chatting with American Vogue editor Anna Wintour — who wore her trademark sunglasses — and presented an...
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FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2017 file photo, Amal Clooney and George Clooney arrive at the premiere of "Suburbicon" in Los Angeles. George and Amal Clooney are donating $500,000 to students organizing nationwide marches against gun violence, and they say they’ll also attend next month’s planned protests. In a statement released Tuesday, Feb. 20, the couple says they are inspired by the “courage and eloquence” of the survivors-turned-activists from Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
February 20, 2018 - 12:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Actor George Clooney and his wife, Amal Clooney, are donating $500,000 to students organizing nationwide marches against gun violence, and they say they'll also attend next month's planned protests. In a statement released Tuesday, the couple says they're inspired by the "courage...
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February 20, 2018 - 9:50 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Milo Yiannopoulos is dropping his lawsuit against his former publisher. In papers filed Tuesday in New York State Supreme Court, Yiannopoulos and Simon & Schuster asked that the case be dismissed "without costs or fees to either party." The far-right author and agitator sued for...
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FILE - In this June 11, 2017 file photo, Lynn Nottage introduces a performance by the cast of "Sweat" at the 71st annual Tony Awards in New York. Nottage is among this year’s inductees in the American Academy of Arts and Letters. The new members will be formally inducted in May. (Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision/AP, File)
February 20, 2018 - 8:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jeffrey Eugenides, a Pulitzer Prize winning novelist, was in an especially inventive mood one night as he was walking to his office at Princeton University. He wondered if he would ever be inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the venerable honor society where...
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February 20, 2018 - 8:36 am
LONDON (AP) — An art collection amassed by billionaire David Rockefeller could raise more than $500 million for charity when it is auctioned this spring. Auctioneer Christie's is selling hundreds of artworks from the collection of Rockefeller and his wife Peggy, including major paintings by Monet,...
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Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron of France perform during the ice dance, short dance figure skating in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
February 20, 2018 - 8:13 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: WARDROBE MALFUNCTION: Gabriella Papadakis took no chances. Her ice dancing costume on Tuesday contained no hooks, nothing that could come undone as it did a day earlier in the Olympics' most famous wardrobe malfunction. The...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 file photo, actor Geoffrey Rush poses at the photo call for the film The Best Offer at the 63rd edition of the Berlinale, International Film Festival in Berlin. A lawyer has accused Geoffrey Rush in a court of repeatedly touching an actress inappropriately on an Sydney stage three years ago while the Oscar-winning actor was starring in a production of “King Lear” it was announced on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018 Rush is suing Sydney’s The Daily Telegraph newspaper in the Federal Court for defamation over articles last year which alleged(AP Photo/Michael Sohn, file)
February 20, 2018 - 6:43 am
SYDNEY (AP) — An actress who accused Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush of inappropriately touching her on a Sydney stage later swore at him when he followed her into a toilet at a party after a performance, Australian court documents allege. Rush is suing Sydney's The Daily Telegraph newspaper in...
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February 20, 2018 - 6:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is still waiting to see who will become its first ever "night mayor." The nightlife ambassador position was announced last fall by Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio. He says the position would serve as a point of contact between city agencies and the city nightlife...
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