Award Shows

Essence magazine to honor Missy Elliott at pre-Grammy event

Dec 14, 2017

Essence magazine will honor Missy Elliott at a pre-Grammy Award event next year

2017 Breakthrough: Singer SZA is sizzling in music industry

Dec 14, 2017

SZA is not just one of the year's best new artists, she's one of the biggest overall artists of the year: She's had multiple songs chart in the Top 40 in a year when male acts overwhelming dominated, and she's also the most nominated female at the Grammys

'Three Billboards' tops SAG noms, 'Big Sick' bounces back

Dec 13, 2017

In nominations Wednesday, the 24th Screen Actors Guild Awards heartily endorsed the revenge drama "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri," offered swift redemption for the romantic comedy "The Big Sick" and left many Oscar favorites empty handed.

Books And Literature

Review: Children's book 'Ferdinand' jumps to screen nicely

Dec 13, 2017

Film Review: 'Ferdinand' is a dark, sometimes whacky animated tale about a pacifist bull, but true to the heart of the children's book that inspired it and beautifully brought to life in modern Spain.

US Sen. Elizabeth Warren gets 2nd turn as comic book hero

Dec 12, 2017

US Sen. Elizabeth Warren gets a comic book sequel, 'Female Force: Elizabeth Warren #2,' chronicling early days of 2012 Senate campaign

Sean Spicer book coming out next summer

Dec 12, 2017

Sean Spicer, the former White House Press Secretary, has a book deal, but don't expect him to criticize his former boss, President Donald Trump.


Bruce Brown, whose 'Endless Summer' redefined surfing, dies

Dec 12, 2017

Bruce Brown, whose 1966 surfing documentary "The Endless Summer" molded the image of the surfer as a seeker of adventure and fulfillment and transformed the sport, has died

FA seeks evidence after incident following Manchester derby

Dec 11, 2017

The Football Association has started to gather evidence following reports of an incident involving the players and coaching staff of Manchester United and Manchester City near the dressing rooms after the derby match

'I, Tonya' reclaims Harding's narrative in provocative film

Dec 8, 2017

'I, Tonya' reclaims Harding's narrative in provocative film that examines abuses the disgraced figure skater suffered from her mother and ex-husband


2017 Breakthrough: 'Wonder Woman' director Patty Jenkins

Dec 14, 2017

Patty Jenkins proved to be a 'Wonder Woman' in her own right as the superhero hit that she directed became the most successful live-action film to be directed by a woman, and one of 2017's most successful and acclaimed movies

Gwendoline Christie's fighting bridges Star Wars, Westeros

Dec 14, 2017

Gwendoline Christie's on-camera combat skills are a bridge between Westeros and a galaxy far, far away

Hayek says rebuffing Weinstein led to nightmare on 'Frida'

Dec 14, 2017

In an op-ed, Salma Hayek says that her refusals of Harvey Weinstein's advances led to a nightmare experience making the Frida Kahlo biopic "Frida.


Simmons says he will 'defend' himself following rape claims

Dec 15, 2017

Music mogul Russell Simmons says on Instagram that he will "begin to properly defend" himself a day after a New York Times story said three women claimed he raped them

The Latest: NYPD investigating Simmons rape allegations

Dec 15, 2017

The New York Police Department has launched an investigation into allegations made by three women who say that music mogul Russell Simmons raped them

Pink joins list of stars performing during Super Bowl week

Dec 14, 2017

Pink is joining the list of stars performing in Minneapolis during Super Bowl week

Performing Arts

2017 Breakthrough: Beanie Feldstein of 'Lady Bird'

Dec 13, 2017

Beanie Feldstein grew up wanting to sing and dance on Broadway

Mark Ronson, Miguel, 50 Cent perform at Art Basel parties

Dec 10, 2017

Musicians, actors and fashion icons descended on Miami for a whirlwind week of glamorous parties to celebrate some of the world's best artists during Art Basel

Prosecutors: No charges against conductor James Levine

Dec 9, 2017

Illinois prosecutors say they've investigated alleged sexual abuse against longtime Metropolitan Opera conductor James Levine and concluded "no criminal charges can be brought."

Weather, 20 December
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