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‘Folksong Festival’ radio host Oscar Brand dies at 96

LOS ANGELES – Oscar Brand, a longtime force on the American folk scene whose radio program “Folksong Festival” showcased Woody Guthrie and a young Bob Dylan among music greats and newcomers, has...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Music

Van Gogh paintings stolen in 2002 found in Italian farmhouse

ROME – Police investigating suspected Italian mobsters for cocaine trafficking discovered two Van Gogh paintings hidden in a farmhouse near Naples, masterpieces that had vanished in 2002 during a...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Arc of History rock will be auctioned online

The rocks from the Arc of History are ready for a new, perhaps less symbolic, life, and may go up for auction next week. Two weeks ago, the controversial sculpture was removed from the U.S....

DATE: Sept. 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

They took Grandmaster Caz’s rhymes without giving him credit - now he’s getting revenge

NEW YORK - Grandmaster Caz, clutching a mic as the bus rambles toward Harlem, remembers when he and his buddies decided to act. It was the late 1970s and disco had taken over. Patti LaBelle. Teddy...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Music

Too bad ‘Masterminds’ wastes one of the year’s best comedy casts

If there is a single shot in “Masterminds” that represents the intellectually and aesthetically untaxing comic spirit of this blithely lowbrow farce, it is the one that follows an ill-advised visit...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Amanda Knox’ pulls back curtain on a media circus

NEW YORK – Amanda Knox stares into the camera, coolly contemplating how she became a figure of global fascination. “I think people love monsters. And so when they get the chance, they want to see...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment Calendar

Friday 30th Cowboy Poetry Train, 10 a.m., Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, Cowboy Gathering – Bonnie Conrad, Jane Chavez and Roger Conrad, 5 p.m., Sorrel Sky...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Rolling Stone has come up with the 100 greatest TV shows of all time; my list was a little different

The Oct. 6 issue of Rolling Stone is out, with the magazine’s list of “The 100 Greatest TV Shows of All Time” on the cover. (No. 1? Hardly a spoiler alert needed – it’s HBO’s “The Sopranos.”) I’ve...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Derujinsky’s photographs captured in new book

Gleb Derujinsky was a groundbreaking fashion photographer whose photos could be found in Harper’s Bazaar, Esquire, Look, Life, Glamour, Town and Country and The New York Times Magazine in the...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Books

Goldie Hawn’s key to romance with Kurt Russell? No marriage

The Associated Press LONDON – Goldie Hawn says the key to her successful 33-year Hollywood romance with Kurt Russell is that they never got married. The actress appeared on the chat show “Loose...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Springsteen launches book tour in New Jersey

FREEHOLD, N.J. – The Boss came back to his hometown Tuesday, returning to New Jersey and greeting thousands of fans to begin his book tour. Bruce Springsteen fans from all over the world lined up...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Books

Adele is still winning: ‘25’ album reaches diamond status

The Associated Press NEW YORK – Adele’s comeback album “25” has reached diamond status in less than a year. “25” was released last November and features the hits “Hello” and “Send My Love (To Your...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Music

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