Entertainment

January 30, 2019 - 12:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Carnegie Hall will celebrate the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth with 35 events next season and commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Isaac Stern, who helped save the auditorium from demolition in the 1960s. Carnegie will present two complete cycles of Beethoven...
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FILE - In this Sunday, March 11, 2018 file photo, Adam Levine, left, and James Valentine of Maroon 5 perform during the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Maroon 5 has canceled its news conference to discuss the band's Super Bowl halftime performance, choosing to not meet with reporters as most acts have done during the week leading up to the NFL's big game. The NFL announced Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019 that “the artists will let their show do the talking as they prepare to take the stage this Sunday.” (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
January 29, 2019 - 9:49 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Maroon 5 has canceled its news conference to discuss the band's Super Bowl halftime performance, choosing to not meet with reporters as most acts have done. The NFL announced Tuesday that "the artists will let their show do the talking as they prepare to take the stage this Sunday."...
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FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2018 file photo, Alanis Morissette appears at One Love Malibu in Calabasas, Calif. Morissette has allowed songs from her 1995 breakthrough album "Jagged Little Pill" to be used in a new musical and producers plan to land it on Broadway this fall. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
January 29, 2019 - 12:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — "You Oughta Know" Alanis Morissette is coming to Broadway. The singer-songwriter has allowed songs from her 1995 breakthrough album "Jagged Little Pill" to be used in a new musical and producers plan to land it on Broadway this fall. "You Oughta Know" was a song on that Grammy-...
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January 28, 2019 - 10:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A rapper and founding member of the 1990s hip-hop group The Fugees is fighting the U.S. government over a multimillion-dollar forfeiture complaint. Prakazrel "Pras" Michel faces allegations in a civil forfeiture complaint that he aided a scheme to try to get the Justice Department...
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Jillian Bell poses for a portrait to promote the film "Brittany Runs A Marathon" at the Salesforce Music Lodge during the Sundance Film Festival on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP)
January 28, 2019 - 5:37 pm
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — When Jillian Bell is offered roles that have to do with body issues, they usually fall into two buckets: They're either making fun of the character's weight, or, they're not presenting it in a way that she finds compelling or authentic. It's why when she read the script for "...
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This cover image released by Candlewick Press shows "Merci Suárez Changes Gears," by Meg Medina, which won the John Newbery Medal. (Candlewick Press via AP)
January 28, 2019 - 1:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Meg Medina's "Merci Suarez Changes Gears," the story of a Florida sixth grader's struggles at school and at home, has won the prestigious John Newbery Medal for "outstanding contribution to children's literature." Sophie Blackall's "Hello Lighthouse," in which the natural world is...
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This image released by Fox shows Brennin Hunt as Roger Davis from the musical "Rent." RENT airing Sunday, Jan. 27. Hunt was injured during a rehearsal Saturday but producers insist Sunday night’s show “must, and will, go on.” (Pamela Littky/FOX via AP)
January 27, 2019 - 11:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the stars of the live broadcast of the musical "Rent" on Fox was injured during a rehearsal Saturday, forcing the producers to use pre-recorded material Sunday night. Brennin Hunt, who plays the role of rocker Roger Davis, broke his right foot. The show used Saturday night's...
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FILE- In this Nov. 8, 2017, file photo Idina Menzel arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Coco" at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles. “Rent” fans will get an extra treat Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019 night during Fox’s live broadcast when stars from the original Broadway musical enjoy cameos, including Idina Menzel, Anthony Rapp and Taye Diggs. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
January 27, 2019 - 11:40 am
NEW YORK (AP) — "Rent" fans will get an extra treat Sunday night during Fox's live broadcast when stars from the original Broadway musical enjoy cameos, including Idina Menzel, Anthony Rapp and Taye Diggs. Fox confirmed Sunday that stars from the 1996 Broadway production would appear alongside the...
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Actor Shia LaBeouf poses at the premiere of "Honey Boy" during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP)
January 26, 2019 - 9:44 am
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Shia LaBeouf latest film was born in an unusual place — court-ordered rehab. The actor spent time writing the script for his semi-autobiographical "Honey Boy" while he was being treated for substance abuse after a 2017 arrest. "He wrote this script in rehab and actually sent...
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Lisa Burns, from left, Elizabeth McLaughlin, Anthony Carrigan, Kathy Connell, Daryl Anderson, Yara Shahidi, Jason George and JD Heyman pose for the press after rolling out the carpet at the 25th annual SAG Awards - Silver Carpet Roll Out event at the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
January 25, 2019 - 3:35 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Screen Actors Guild Awards turns 25 on Sunday and executive producer Kathy Connell has shaped every one. And while the milestone anniversary offers a chance to reflect on the show's growth and impact, Connell says not to expect too many flashbacks on the telecast, which will...
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