Arts and entertainment

January 07, 2017 - 11:00 pm
'La La Land' steamrolling so far at Golden Globes Awards
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FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 13, 2006 file photo, Jazz legends pose for a group portrait of National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters of the past and present, in New York. At foreground right is writer Nat Hentoff. His son, Tom Hentoff, said his father died on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, from natural causes at his Greenwich Village apartment. He was 91. Also in the photo are, from left, front row: Clark Terry, Frank Foster, James Moody, Chico Hamilton, Roy Haynes and jazz writer Nat Hentoff; middle row: John Levy, Nancy Wilson, Chick Corea, Barry Harris, Tony Bennett, Jim Hall, Slide Hampton and David Baker; top row: Ron Carter, Bob Brookmeyer, Ray Barretto, Buddy DeFranco, Paquito D'Rivera, McCoy Tyner and Freddie Hubbard. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
January 07, 2017 - 10:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Nat Hentoff, an eclectic columnist, critic, novelist and agitator dedicated to music, free expression and defying the party line, died Saturday at age 91. His son, Tom Hentoff, said his father died from natural causes at his Manhattan apartment. Schooled in the classics and the...
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FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 13, 2006 file photo, Jazz legends pose for a group portrait of National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters of the past and present, in New York. At foreground right is writer Nat Hentoff. His son, Tom Hentoff, said his father died on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, from natural causes at his Greenwich Village apartment. He was 91. Also in the photo are, from left, front row: Clark Terry, Frank Foster, James Moody, Chico Hamilton, Roy Haynes and jazz writer Nat Hentoff; middle row: John Levy, Nancy Wilson, Chick Corea, Barry Harris, Tony Bennett, Jim Hall, Slide Hampton and David Baker; top row: Ron Carter, Bob Brookmeyer, Ray Barretto, Buddy DeFranco, Paquito D'Rivera, McCoy Tyner and Freddie Hubbard. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
January 07, 2017 - 9:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Nat Hentoff, an eclectic columnist, critic, novelist and agitator dedicated to music, free expression and defying the party line, died Saturday at age 91. His son, Tom Hentoff, said his father died from natural causes at his Manhattan apartment. Schooled in the classics and the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2006, file photo, SeaWorld Adventure Park trainer Ken Peters, left, looks to a killer whale during a performance at Shamu Stadium inside the theme park in San Diego. SeaWorld San Diego is ending its controversial and long-running killer whale show. The show that featured orcas cavorting with trainers and leaping high out of a pool ends Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Bizuayehu Tesfaye, File)
January 07, 2017 - 5:34 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — SeaWorld San Diego is ending its long-running killer whale show after years of outcry and falling attendance prompted it to renounce theatrical orca displays. The show that featured killer whales cavorting with trainers and leaping high out of the Shamu Stadium pool will have its...
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January 07, 2017 - 3:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The National Society of Film Critics has voted "Moonlight" the best picture of 2016. Society members who gathered Saturday at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York also gave Barry Jenkins the best director award for the film. The movie is a coming-of-age tale about a...
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January 07, 2017 - 1:29 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An inventory of Prince's estate submitted to a probate court in Minnesota shows he had acquired tens of millions of dollars' worth of real estate and other personal property before he died last year. Much of the value of his estate hasn't been established yet, including...
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FILE- In this Jan. 25, 2015, file photo, Carrie Fisher, right, presents her mother Debbie Reynolds with the Screen Actors Guild life achievement award at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. "La La Land" star Ryan Gosling thanked Reynolds at the Palm Springs Film Festival on Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, for serving as an inspiration to the cast and crew of the film. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision/AP, File)
January 07, 2017 - 3:57 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carrie Fisher, who has been laid to rest alongside her mother Debbie Reynolds, was adored by family, friends and fans for her gallows humor and frank talk about her struggles with mental illness. What better home for her ashes then, her brother Todd Fisher and daughter Billie...
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Cheryl Gerber, a member of the "Societe des Champs Elysee" rides the Rampart-St. Claude street car line, which just opened last fall, to commemorate the official start of Mardi Gras season, in New Orleans, Friday, Jan. 6, 2017. Wearing masks and festive costumes, they honored their king and queen at a neighborhood bar and danced as a brass band played "Carnival Time," before boarding their red street car. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
January 07, 2017 - 12:57 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — People in greater New Orleans braved the cold and rain Friday to mark the start of the Mardi Gras Season, standing in pre-dawn, windy lines to buy celebratory cakes and closing the evening on a rainy night with costumed street car rides. The holiday season begins on Epiphany,...
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Cheryl Gerber, a member of the "Societe des Champs Elysee" rides the Rampart-St. Claude street car line, which just opened last fall, to commemorate the official start of Mardi Gras season, in New Orleans, Friday, Jan. 6, 2017. Wearing masks and festive costumes, they honored their king and queen at a neighborhood bar and danced as a brass band played "Carnival Time," before boarding their red street car. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
January 06, 2017 - 11:50 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — People in greater New Orleans braved the cold and rain Friday to mark the start of the Mardi Gras Season, standing in pre-dawn, windy lines to buy celebratory cakes and closing the evening on a rainy night with costumed street car rides. The holiday season begins on Epiphany,...
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January 06, 2017 - 11:00 pm
Reynolds, Fisher laid to rest at Hollywood Hills cemetery
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