Arts and entertainment

January 16, 2017 - 3:53 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Bruce Springsteen cover band has changed its tune about performing at a Washington gala the day before Republican Donald Trump's inauguration. The B Street Band decided to pull out of the Thursday night performance at the New Jersey State Society's gala. Band leader Willie...
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January 16, 2017 - 2:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Police have arrested a second man in connection with a fatal shooting at a popular Manhattan concert venue. Authorities say 31-year-old Daryl Campbell, of Brooklyn, was arrested Monday on a charge of criminal possession of a weapon. The May 25 shooting at Irving Plaza occurred just...
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January 16, 2017 - 2:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Piano Guys are saying their decision to perform at an event marking the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump is not a political endorsement. The Utah-based group, which first found fame on YouTube, is among the few acts to agree to play for the Republican's inaugural...
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FILE - This is a Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011, file photo of Woody Harrelson as he smiles as he announces nominations for the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Woody Harrelson is trying to do something that's never been done before, although he's starting to realize why that is. In London in the early hours of Friday Jan. 20, 2017 he's shooting a full length film, called "Lost In London LIVE," which will be broadcast as it happens in over 550 US cinemas. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello/ File)
January 16, 2017 - 11:56 am
LONDON (AP) — Woody Harrelson is trying to do something that's never been done before, although he's starting to realize why his feat would be a first. The American actor plans to spend the early hours of Friday shooting a full-length film, called "Lost In London LIVE," which will be broadcast as...
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FILE - In this Jan. 25 2013 file photo, Peter Gelb, the general manager of the Metropolitan Opera speaks to the audience at the start of the final dress rehearsal of Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. The Metropolitan Opera canceled next year's production of Verdi's "La Forza del Destino," Gelb said the decision was made several months ago and will save about $1 million. He wanted to make the announcement ahead of the release of next season's schedule next month, (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
January 16, 2017 - 11:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The manager for Spanish director Calixto Bieito says the Metropolitan Opera's decision to cancel his production of Verdi's "La Forza del Destino" is "cruel and disappointing." Met General Manager Peter Gelb said Friday he had dropped the staging from the company's 2016-17 schedule...
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In this Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, photo provided by Netflix, Filmmaker Ava DuVernay, center discusses her new Netflix documentary, `13th,’ with Oprah Winfrey, left, and political commentator Van Jones in Los Angeles. The documentary examines the prison industrial complex and the disproportionately high number of black men in jail. (Eric Charbonneau/Netflix via AP)
January 16, 2017 - 11:24 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ava DuVernay doesn't want to talk about Donald Trump's election. Her feelings are still too raw. But because Oprah Winfrey asked about it, the filmmaker opened up: Trump "represents violence," DuVernay said, and she doesn't have much empathy for those who supported him. She made...
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A model wears a creation for Etro men's Fall-Winter 2017-2018 collection, part of the Milan Fashion Week, unveiled in Milan, Italy, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
January 16, 2017 - 10:55 am
MILAN (AP) — Impish, boyish looks are permeating the Milan menswear runway this season, and the mood seems to be a search for a simpler past. Hooded parkas with contrasting color panels, straight trousers, boxy jackets and slightly oversized knitwear bely a nostalgia for the 1970s — a time when,...
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January 16, 2017 - 10:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Big Apple Circus is up for sale. The one-ring circus filed for bankruptcy in November and is now putting its assets up for auction. Buyers can put in bids by a Feb. 3 deadline. The court-ordered auction is expected to be held Feb. 7. The circus said its debts amounted to $8.3...
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January 15, 2017 - 11:00 pm
Impish, boyish looks permeate Milan's menswear runways
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January 15, 2017 - 11:00 pm
Springsteen cover band changes tune, won't play at gala
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