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NEW YORK (AP) — The soulful cries of Charles Lloyd's tenor saxophone filled the cavernous hall housing the ancient Egyptian Temple of Dendur in the Metropolitan Museum of Art as he performed the North American premiere of his "Wild Man Dance Suite." Lloyd likened the vibe there...
NEW YORK (AP) — The "Fifty Shades of Grey" sequel will be a family affair. A spokeswoman for Universal Pictures confirmed Thursday that the husband of E L James, Niall Leonard, will write the script for the follow-up to the global hit. Leonard is also a published author. He has...
NEW YORK (AP) — When the Metropolitan Opera closes out its HD broadcast season this Saturday, tenor Marcelo Alvarez will be doing double duty. In a relatively rare feat, he'll sing the leads in both halves of opera's favorite twin bill: Pietro Mascagni's "Cavalleria Rusticana"...
NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga's icon status is being reaffirmed by the Songwriters Hall of Fame. The 29-year-old pop superstar will receive the inaugural Contemporary Icon Award at the Songwriters Hall of Fame on June 19. The award is to honor a performing songwriter "who has...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Whitney Museum of American Art swings open the doors to its new home on May 1. It's an asymmetrical structure with sweeping views of the High Line and the Hudson River in New York City's hip Meatpacking District. The $422 million Renzo Piano-designed building...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Vegas-style nightclub with high-tech light and sound, video screens and several stages has become San Francisco's hottest venue for classical music. SoundBox is the San Francisco Symphony's latest effort to attract a younger audience as it faces dwindling...
NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Colbert looked out upon a sold out house, flashed a comic grin, then began the serious (and funny) business he was there for. Reading a story by Flannery O'Connor. The former Comedy Central host and heir apparent to David Letterman on "The Late Show" was...
NEW YORK (AP) — BET is storming out of its corner with its first-ever rounds of professional boxing. The network, which has traditionally programmed entertainment, music, news and public affairs for the African-American audience, , told The Associated Press it has partnered with...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sony Pictures announced plans for an animated "Spider-Man" feature from the "Lego Movie" writing/directing team of Christopher Miller and Phil Lord on Wednesday at CinemaCon. But the beleaguered studio failed to address the elephant in the room for the audience...