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LONDON (AP) — A set of the first four editions of William Shakespeare's plays — dubbed the "Holy Grail of publishing" by Christie's auction house — sold Wednesday for almost 2.5 million pounds ($3.68 million). The London sale included a previously unrecorded copy of the First...
NEW YORK (AP) — When you see the Broadway smash "Hamilton" — if you're lucky enough to see it, that is — you should know that something important quietly happens at intermission. The walls get bigger: Stagehands add 8 feet to the brick walls at the back of the stage. It's a...
NEW YORK (AP) — "The Americans" will conclude its series run on FX with two more seasons, the network announced Wednesday. A 13-episode fifth season will air in 2017, followed by a 10-episode sixth and final season in 2018, FX said. "The Americans" is a period drama about the...
NEW YORK (AP) — "Godfather" obsessives can look forward to a new publication this fall: A 700-page "Notebook" featuring Francis Ford Coppola's original annotations of the Mario Puzo best-seller. Regan Arts announced this week that "The Godfather Notebook" will come out in...
Americans are worried about a lot of things: jobs, health care, climate change, terrorism, too many guns, not enough guns. But hey, at least we haven't been invaded by North Korea. If that scenario has been weighing on you, though, you might find some solace in "Homefront: The...
NEW YORK (AP) — Will history repeat itself with the remake of "Roots" ? The original miniseries, based on Alex Haley's best-seller, became a national phenomenon in 1977 as it told the multigenerational saga of his forebears, beginning with Kunta Kinte, a West African teen...
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Beth Howland, the actress best known for her role as a ditzy waitress on the 1970s and '80s CBS sitcom "Alice," has died. She was 74. Her husband, actor Charles Kimbrough, told The Associated Press that Howland died Dec. 31 of lung cancer in Santa...
TORONTO (AP) — The Tragically Hip will play 11 Canadian shows this summer as part of a tour that's going ahead despite lead singer Gord Downie's incurable brain cancer. A day after the band announced his cancer they announced concerts that will kick off in Victoria, British...
Michael Jackson's daughter, Paris, is showing off another tattoo honoring her late father. In a tweet Monday with a picture of the new ink , Paris Jackson writes, "Never forget your roots, and always be proud of where you came from." The tattoo copies part of the cover art of...