SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A founding member of Jefferson Starship filed a lawsuit Thursday to stop some of his former bandmates from using the band's name for upcoming performances and merchandise.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Perhaps the greatest trick of "Sleight " is how its two charismatic leads magically make its clunky and overwrought elements almost disappear.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) — Scott Baio says he's "heartbroken" over Erin Moran's death and his suggestion that his former "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi" co-star might have died of drugs or alcohol was a response to media reports.
NEW YORK (AP) — Fans of "Orange Is the New Black" could do a double take this week in several large cities around the world — a familiar face may be looking back at them.
Monday, April 24, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) — Caitlyn Jenner opened up Monday about her frank new memoir detailing her now 2-year-old transition and the bumps along the way, including her three failed marriages, thoughts of suicide while she was relentlessly pursued by paparazzi and, finally, freedom to be her true self.
Sunday, April 23, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) — Erin Moran, the former child star who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi," has died. She was 56.
Friday, April 21, 2017
Thursday, April 20, 2017
CLARKSDALE, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Delta has no shortage of museums, historic attractions and clubs devoted to the blues. But visitors will find the region has many other stories to tell, from the cotton plantations where African-American families worked and lived in desperate poverty …
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For members of Prince's 1980s backing band The Revolution, reuniting and hitting the road for a spring U.S. tour is how they are coping with the "Purple Rain" pop superstar's unexpected death a year ago.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Monday, April 17, 2017
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Court documents unsealed Monday in the investigation into Prince's death suggest a doctor and a close friend helped him improperly obtain prescription opioid painkillers, but they shed no new light on how the superstar got the fentanyl that killed him.
Sunday, April 16, 2017
BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of Charlie Chaplin fans dressed as his "Tramp" character have gathered at the silent film star's former home in Switzerland, marking what would have been his 128th birthday.
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Clifton James, best known for his indelible portrayal of a southern sheriff in two James Bond films but who was most proud of his work on the stage, has died. He was 96.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — British actor Tim Pigott-Smith left behind a TV adaptation of one of his most acclaimed stage performances, the title role in "King Charles III."
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — Tom Coyne, a Grammy Award-winning mastering engineer who worked on numerous hit recordings by Adele, Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Metallica and more, has died. He was 62.
Friday, April 14, 2017
Thursday, April 13, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Portrait Gallery is putting up a photograph of American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, often referred to as "The First Lady of Song."
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
GROTON, Mass. (AP) — In some versions of an obituary April 11 and 12 for the guitarist J. Geils, The Associated Press reported erroneously that he was a vocalist for the J. Geils Band. He is not credited with vocals on the band's albums.
BERLIN (AP) — The publisher of German cinematographer Michael Ballhaus, who worked with Martin Scorsese on "Gangs of New York," ''Goodfellas" and "The Departed," says Ballhaus has died. He was 81.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Monday, April 10, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) — The biggest U.S. news story of 2016 — the tumultuous presidential campaign — yielded a Pulitzer Prize on Monday for the Washington Post reporter who not only raised doubts about Donald Trump's charitable giving but also revealed that the candidate had been recorded crudely br…
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — After Australia's then-Prime Minister John Howard refused to formally apologize to indigenous Aboriginal people for past atrocities, an actor who happened to have the same name as the nation's leader read out a moving apology on a television show.
Friday, April 07, 2017
Thursday, April 06, 2017
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Paul O'Neill, who founded the progressive metal band Trans-Siberian Orchestra that was known for its spectacular holiday concerts filled with theatrics, lasers and pyrotechnics, has died. He was 61.
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Alan Jackson, actor-singer-guitarist Jerry Reed and songwriter Don Schlitz will be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame later this year. Their selection was announced Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Most Americans would hate living in a world untouched by Hugh Hefner. That's a message from "American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story," which premieres Friday on Amazon Prime.
Saturday, April 01, 2017
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Acclaimed Russian poet Yevgeny A. Yevtushenko, whose work focused on war atrocities and denounced anti-Semitism and tyrannical dictators, has died. He was 84.
Friday, March 31, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) — Yannick Nezet-Seguin will open his first season as music director of the Metropolitan Opera in September 2020 with Anna Netrebko starring in a new production of Verdi's "Aida."
NEW YORK (AP) — Rodney Crowell's tender lyrics about a woman with "hair two shades of foxtail red" in a song that features ex-wife Rosanne Cash makes it an easy leap to assume that he's singing about her. It's not like the thought didn't cross her mind.