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NEW YORK (AP) — When the Metropolitan Opera announced in February that it would present John Adams' "The Death of Klinghoffer" this fall, there was, as Peter Gelb recalls it, "absolutely no reaction" at first. Then the firestorm erupted. Starting in May, the company's general...
SEATTLE (AP) — The 20th anniversary celebration of the pioneering King County Drug Court was about half over when a famous participant strolled in and took a seat on the front bench. The audience of drug court graduates and others buzzed at the arrival of Macklemore, but the 31-...
HAVANA (AP) — In a light-filled workshop cluttered with tools and pieces of old string instruments, three men carve strips of imported wood and silently measure the angles of violin pegs and viola necks bent out of tune by years of use. Here in the heart of old Havana, Andres...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kesha and her mentor and producer filed dueling lawsuits Tuesday over the pop singer's claims she was subjected to nearly a decade of sexual and emotional abuse. Kesha's lawsuit filed in Los Angeles accuses hit-making producer Dr. Luke of raping her and...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pop singer Kesha is suing her producer and mentor, claiming he sexually and emotionally abused her for nearly a decade — allegations he calls extortion. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in Los Angeles alleges the hit-making producer known as Dr. Luke drugged and...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A publicist for Jack White says the rocker is canceling his remaining tour dates in Mexico after the death of his band's keyboard player Isaiah "Ikey" Owens. The statement said Owens, 38, died Tuesday morning in Mexico. Owens was from Long Beach,...
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Don't call Alecia Moore "Pink" — at least for now. The 35-year-old entertainer is just being herself in You+Me, her new acoustic project with Canadian singer-songwriter Dallas Green. The duo released its debut album on Tuesday. "This has nothing to do...
NEW YORK (AP) — Alicia Keys held a protest in New York City on Tuesday to raise awareness about the 200-plus Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram militants in April. Tuesday marked six months since the girls were abducted. Keys kicked off a protest with 30...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Members of the Grammy-winning group Boyz II Men are returning to their roots with a concert at their old stomping grounds. The R&B trio will give a private show Tuesday at the Philadelphia High School for the Creative & Performing Arts. That's where...