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Paul McCartney still UK’s richest musician

LONDON – Let it be – as in billionaire.Paul McCartney remains Britain’s wealthiest musician, according to the Sunday Times Rich List.The newspaper estimated Thursday that the ex-Beatle shares a 680...

DATE: April 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Artist’s work pulled from Tate collection

LONDON – Britain’s Tate art collection says it has removed more than 30 prints by the artist Graham Ovenden from its online collection after his conviction for child sex offenses.He was found...

DATE: April 4, 2013 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Actor to do live ‘Lone Ranger’ online Q&A

LOS ANGELES – Johnny Depp will answer fans’ questions about “The Lone Ranger” in a live online session.Disney announced Thursday that Depp and co-star Armie Hammer will discuss the anticipated...

DATE: March 28, 2013 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

FBI may have IDs in 1990 art heist

BOSTON – The FBI believes it knows the identities of the thieves who stole art valued at up to $500 million from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum more than two decades ago.Richard...

DATE: March 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Fisher to reprise Leia for ‘Star Wars’ films

NEW YORK – Carrie Fisher says she’s coming back as Princess Leia for the new “Star Wars” films.The actress confirmed that she’ll return as the iconic character in an interview posted Wednesday with...

DATE: March 7, 2013 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Cowell launches Web talent contest

LONDON – Simon Cowell has taken over television screens and radio airwaves around the world. Now he’s taking aim at the Internet.Cowell’s Syco Entertainment empire and YouTube announced Thursday...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2013 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

150-foot asteroid to buzz by Earth, but don’t worry

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – An asteroid measuring 150 feet will zip past Earth next week.The megarock will pass within 17,000 miles of the planet – the closest known approach ever for an object of this...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2013 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

CBS: Leave skimpy clothes home for Grammys

NEW YORK – CBS is asking stars not to bare too much skin at the Grammy Awards on Sunday.The network requests that “buttocks and female breasts are adequately covered” for the televised award show....

DATE: Feb. 7, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Spotify unveils Obama playlist

NEW YORK – President Barack Obama is preparing for all the musicians set to perform at his inauguration festivities by releasing an official playlist.He released the 16-track playlist, which also...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Colo. public TV and radio, nonprofit news group merge

DENVER – Colorado’s largest public television service is merging with a public radio station and a nonprofit investigative reporting organization.The Denver Post reported Wednesday...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Twilight’ finale, Adam Sandler lead Razzies’ worst-of list

LOS ANGELES – The “Twilight” finale had better reviews than the franchise’s previous four movies, but you’d never know it from the Razzie nominations singling out Hollywood’s worst of the year.“The...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Poland probes artist’s claim he used Holocaust ash

WARSAW, Poland – Polish prosecutors are investigating a Swedish artist’s claim that he used the ashes of Holocaust victims to make a painting, an act that could carry a prison term.The artist, Carl...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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