June 2, 2015

Kim Kardashian reports that dress caught fire, and Pharrell jumped on her to douse flames

NEW YORK _ It’s an eventful time for Kim Kardashian: A new baby coming, a huge transition for her stepfather, and now a fire emergency, with […]
June 2, 2015


LONDON (AP) _ Snoop Dogg has not abandoned Snoop Lion. As he puts it, “The Lion is in the den. He’s resting.” Snoop says he fell […]
May 28, 2015

David Oyelowo’s gripping performance powers HBO movie ‘Nightingale’; he relishes a challenge

By Lynn Elber THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ HBO’s “Nightingale” is a small film with an indelibly big performance by David Oyelowo, who plays an […]
May 28, 2015

Hozier, Nick Jonas, Trey Songz to perform at daytime iHeartRadio festival in Sept in Las Vegas

NEW YORK _ Hozier, Nick Jonas and Trey Songz are among the performers set for the daytime portion of the upcoming iHeartRadio Festival. Swedish singer Tove […]
May 28, 2015


LONDON (AP) — Snoop Dogg is looking to get into the game — “Game of Thrones,” that is. The rapper is a big fan of the […]
May 27, 2015

Kanye West joins lineup to perform at Atlanta’s popular Birthday Bash 20 with Ludacris, Wale

ATLANTA  (AP)_ Kanye West is bringing his talents to Atlanta’s most popular hip-hop concert shows. WHTA, known locally as Hot 107.9, announced Wednesday that West will […]
May 27, 2015

‘Orange Is the New Black’ star Danielle Brooks heading to Broadway in ‘The Color Purple’

By Mark Kennedy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Actress Danielle Brooks is going from orange to purple _ jumping from “Orange Is the New Black” […]
May 27, 2015

Tracy Morgan, Wal Mart settle lawsuit after highway crash that injured him, killed his friend

By David Porter THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEWARK, N.J. _ Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan has settled his lawsuit against Wal-Mart over a highway crash that killed one man […]
May 26, 2015

New Bob Marley musical at Center Stage tries to help heal an uneasy Baltimore this spring

By Mark Kennedy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Most theatre professionals like to say that whatever they’re working on is very relevant to what’s going […]
May 25, 2015


LAS VEGAS (AP) _ B.B. King’s last engagement in Las Vegas got him a standing ovation. A memorial for family and friends drew more than 350 […]
May 22, 2015


LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Grandmaster Flash will be one of the creative forces behind a new Netflix drama directed by Baz Luhrmann. The Hollywood Reporter reports […]
May 21, 2015

Model Janice Dickinson sues Bill Cosby for defamation for denials of claims comedian raped her

By Anthony McCartney THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Model Janice Dickinson sued Bill Cosby for defamation on Wednesday over denials made by the comedian’s representatives […]