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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Music hit maker David Foster says he's always on the lookout for fresh talent, and Asia with its huge population seems to have a lot of it. Foster is in Manila for a concert with Natalie Cole, Boyz II Men, Ruben Studdard, Filipino singer Charice...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Johnny Depp didn't say a word as he stepped onto a small stage inside the Lucky Strike bowling alley. He just strapped on a guitar and started playing with the band. One song later, Gene Simmons joined in. The superstar pairing capped off a fundraising concert...
MECHANIC FALLS, Maine (AP) — A concert at a Maine farm that was the scene of a hayride fatality last fall was cut short by a power outage. WCSH6 television reports ( http://on.wcsh6.com/1NyHTZ3 ) that the event at Harvest Hill Farm in Mechanic Falls had been billed as a "healing...
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo's sister, Katia Aveiro, has launched a Twitter campaign asking fans to back her bid to represent Portugal in the Eurovision Song Contest. The soccer star's 38-year-old sibling began her musical career in 2005 under the stage name Ronalda...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A diamond and gold pendant Elvis Presley gave Sammy Davis Jr. was among 160 authenticated artifacts sold Thursday evening during an auction at the King of Rock 'n' Roll's longtime Memphis, Tennessee, home. The auction at Graceland was part of Elvis Week,...
NEW YORK (AP) — "Dear Evan Hansen," a musical about growing up in the age of social media, will make the jump from Washington, D.C., to New York City. Second Stage Theatre said Thursday the show will make the trip north and appear in its off-Broadway theater in spring 2016. It's...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Building inspectors are at a landmark Minneapolis nightclub where part of the ceiling collapsed during a show. Officials say three people were hurt when a 30-by-30 foot section fell at First Avenue on Wednesday night. City spokesman Matt Lindstrom says...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Sara Bareilles musical "Waitress" has found a Broadway booth. Producers Barry and Fran Weissler said Thursday that the adaptation of the 2007 film starring Keri Russell will play the Brooks Atkinson Theatre beginning in April. The show is currently playing at...
NEW YORK (AP) — Wayne Brady is about to get freaky — on Broadway. Producers of the hit musical "Kinky Boots" said the "Let's Make a Deal" host will step into the high heels of the cross-dressing Lola starting Nov. 21. It is his first return to Broadway since he made his debut in...