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BOSTON (AP) — Keith Lockhart was just 35 and a musical wunderkind when he took over as conductor of the Boston Pops in 1995. Now in his 20th season, Lockhart has raised his baton 1,700 times to lead the group nicknamed "America's Orchestra." Along the way, he's shared the stage...
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Hundreds of elated fans have welcomed Eurovision Song Contest winner Mans Zelmerlow upon his return to Sweden after the country's sixth triumph in the annual pop fest. The 28-year-old old singer-slash-TV host arrived at Stockholm's Arlanda Airport on Sunday...
VIENNA (AP) — Sweden wins 60th Eurovision Song Contest, Australia out for next year.
VIENNA (AP) — Will the real Conchita Wurst please stand up? Bearded ladies — and men dressed like bearded ladies — popped up all over downtown Vienna as fans of the cross-dressing Austrian diva celebrated Saturday night's Eurovision Song Contest by paying homage to her and her...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Hundreds of music fans are expected to let the good times roll Sunday at the 35th annual B.B. King Homecoming Festival, a free gathering that the legendary bluesman started in his hometown of Indianola, Mississippi. Performers this year include a country...
VIENNA (AP) — Everything appears to be running according to plan ahead of this year's Eurovision Song Contest — except for the weather. As organizers test stage installations and make other final preparations for Saturday's event, cold and rain are gripping Vienna. That will...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday they will not file elder abuse charges against Casey Kasem's widow. A charge evaluation sheet released by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said there was insufficient evidence to charge Jean Kasem...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — APNewsBreak: Los Angles prosecutors reject elder abuse case against Casey Kasem's widow.
NEW YORK (AP) — Saxophonist Dexter Gordon and pianists James P. Johnson and Lennie Tristano are the newest inductees into Jazz at Lincoln Center's Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame. Gordon was considered the first tenor saxophonist to adapt the new bebop style pioneered by Charlie...