Arts and entertainment

July 31, 2017 - 11:08 am
BOSTON (AP) — Jury selection has begun in the federal trial in Boston of four Teamsters accused of intimidating the staff and crew of the "Top Chef" reality TV show. Prosecutors allege the Local 25 union members threatened to picket if the show's producers did not hire union drivers. They also say...
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FILE- In this Wednesday, June 20, 1990 file photo, Britain's Princess Diana and Prince Charles, take shelter under an umbrella while attending the second day of the Royal Ascot horse race meet near London. A British television channel is broadcasting a new documentary on Princess Diana using video tapes in which she candidly discussed her marital problems and her strained relationship with the royal family. (AP Photo/Martyn Hayhow, File)
July 31, 2017 - 10:42 am
LONDON (AP) — A British television channel on Monday defended its decision to broadcast recordings of Princess Diana candidly discussing her personal life, after some royal watchers called it a betrayal of the late princess' privacy. Channel 4 said the video tapes, made in the early 1990s, are an "...
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July 31, 2017 - 9:29 am
LONDON (AP) — London's decorative arts and design museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, will host a major exhibition on ocean liners that includes relics from the Titanic. The exhibition that opens in February will explore the nostalgia for the golden age of ocean travel and its portrayal in pop...
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Graphic shows demographic characteristics of 100 most popular films of 2016; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;
July 31, 2017 - 9:16 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In 2016 "Moonlight" won best picture and "Hidden Figures" was the 14th highest grossing film of the year, but popular Hollywood films remained as white and male-dominated as ever. A new report from the Media, Diversity, & Social Change Initiative at the University of Southern...
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July 31, 2017 - 8:31 am
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Musicians are offering a reward for information about a burglary at a popular music venue in Georgia. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Athens-Clarke County police spokesman Sgt. Jim Schultz says the 40 Watt Club in Athens was burglarized early Friday. A talent buyer for...
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FILE- In this Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, file photo, Jonathan Scott, left, and Drew Scott, of HGTV's "Property Brothers" cable television show, mimic traders as they visit the post that handles Scripps Networks Interactive, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, after ringing the opening bell. Discovery Communications is buying media company Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. in a cash-and-stock deal worth $14.6 billion that will help it reach more female viewers, announced Monday, July 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
July 31, 2017 - 7:57 am
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Discovery Communications will buy Scripps Networks for close to $12 billion, tying together two powerful stables of TV shows ranging from Animal Planet to the Food Network. The deal, announced Monday, puts the combined company in a strong position to draw more women...
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FILE - In this Oct. 1, 1964 file photo French actress Jeanne Moreau is seen in her role as "Mata Hari, Agent H-21," in Paris. French actress Jeanne Moreau, whose seven-decade career included work with Francois Truffaut, Orson Welles, Wim Wenders and other acclaimed directors, has died aged 89 it was announced Monday July 31, 2017. (AP Photo, File)
July 31, 2017 - 7:30 am
PARIS (AP) — French actress Jeanne Moreau, a smoky-voiced femme fatale who starred in Francois Truffaut's love triangle film "Jules and Jim" and whose award-winning, seven-decade career included work with some of the world's most acclaimed directors, has died. She was 89. The French president's...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 1, 2007 file photo French actress Jeanne Moreau poses for photographers on the red carpet prior to the 20th European Film Awards ceremony at the Arena in Berlin. Jeanne Moreau, award-winning French actress who appeared in films from Europe to Hollywood, died aged 89 it was announced Monday July 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Miguel Villagran, File)
July 31, 2017 - 6:38 am
PARIS (AP) — French actress Jeanne Moreau, a smoky-voiced femme fatale who starred in Francois Truffaut's love triangle film "Jules and Jim" and whose award-winning, seven-decade career included work with some of the world's most acclaimed directors, has died. She was 89. The French president's...
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July 31, 2017 - 5:48 am
PARIS (AP) — French actress Jeanne Moreau, whose seven-decade career included work with Francois Truffaut, Orson Welles, Wim Wenders and other acclaimed directors, has died. The French president's office announced her death in a statement Monday without providing a cause. An assistant to her agent...
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July 31, 2017 - 4:52 am
VIENNA (AP) — Incoming Vienna State Opera director Bogdan Roscic says he has signed conductor Philippe Jordan as the opera house's music director after Roscic takes over in 2020. Roscic, who will replace Dominque Meyer, described Jordan on Monday as "one of the few conductors of note who focused on...
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