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ATLANTA (AP) — A phone call from Stevie Wonder changed Andra Day's life. He called Day and asked if he could work with her. Wonder heard about the songstress from his now ex-wife Kai Millard Morris, who discovered Day in a video clip. The clip showed Day singing in front of a...
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge has allowed a lawsuit to proceed that seeks to stop "Star Wars" creator George Lucas from building a $400 million museum along Chicago's lakefront. Judge John Darrah's ruling Thursday means construction will at least be delayed and the legal...
PARIS (AP) — Dancer Benjamin Millepied, who choreographed for the 2010 movie "Black Swan" and is married to its star, Natalie Portman, announced Thursday he's stepping down as dance director at Paris' premier ballet company. Millepied's efforts to innovate at the storied Opera...
NEW YORK (AP) — Lauren Gunderson is such a rare theatrical talent, you might be tempted to approach her very quietly, so as not to frighten her away. "Indeed. Be careful. I might disappear," she says, conspiratorially. Gunderson is a young female playwright, which is special...
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — #OscarsSoWhite? That's so last year for the NAACP Image Awards. Despite the heated talk about racial diversity in Hollywood following the Academy Awards' mostly white array of nominees for the second year in a row, organizers of the NAACP Image Awards...
ATLANTA (AP) — A phone call from Stevie Wonder changed Andra Day's life. He called Day and asked if he could work with her. Wonder heard about the songstress from his now ex-wife Kai Millard Morris, who discovered Day in a video clip. The clip showed Day singing in front of a...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A modern-day glassblower believes he has unraveled the mysteries of Renaissance-era Venetian glassmaking, a trade whose secrets were so closely guarded that anyone who divulged them faced the prospect of death. Today's glassblowers work with methane-fired...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country legend Merle Haggard has canceled his shows in February due to health issues caused by pneumonia in both lungs. A statement released by his publicist said the singer-songwriter was still feeling weak from his recent struggle with the illness and...
ATLANTA (AP) — Run-DMC will open up for the Red Hot Chili Peppers at a pre-Super Bowl concert in San Francisco. The famed rap group is expected to hit the stage at the sixth annual DirecTV Super Saturday Night concert party at Pier 70. The show is an invitation-only event co-...