Arts and entertainment

FILE - In this June 9, 2016, file photo, composer John Williams poses on the red carpet at the 2016 AFI Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute to John Williams at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The composer of the music scores for “Star Wars,” “Indiana Jones” and other iconic films is being honored by his former orchestra. The Boston Pops Orchestra is kicking off a series of performances devoted to the music of John Williams with concerts on April 7 and 8, 2017. Williams served as the ensemble’s conductor from 1980 to 1993 and is its conductor laureate. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
April 01, 2017 - 10:52 am
BOSTON (AP) — The composer of the music scores for "Star Wars," ''Indiana Jones" and other iconic films is being honored by his former orchestra. The Boston Pops Orchestra is kicking off a series of performances devoted to the music of John Williams with concerts on April 7 and 8. Williams served...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2016 file photo, Stephanie Seymour appears for a hearing at the Stamford Conn., Superior Court. A Connecticut judge is set to decide whether to dismiss a drunken driving case against supermodel Stephanie Seymour. The 48-year-old former Victoria’s Secret and Sports Illustrated model is to appear Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in Stamford Superior Court. (Douglas Healey/New York Post via AP, Pool)
April 01, 2017 - 10:35 am
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge is set to decide whether to dismiss a drunken driving case against supermodel Stephanie Seymour. The 48-year-old former Victoria's Secret and Sports Illustrated model is to appear Tuesday in Stamford Superior Court. The case could be dismissed if she has...
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April 01, 2017 - 10:29 am
BOSTON (AP) — The composer of the music scores for "Star Wars," ''Indiana Jones" and other iconic films is being honored by his former orchestra. The Boston Pops Orchestra is kicking off a series of performances devoted to the music of John Williams with concerts on April 7 and 8. Williams served...
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April 01, 2017 - 10:18 am
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge is set to decide whether to dismiss a drunken driving case against supermodel Stephanie Seymour. The 48-year-old former Victoria's Secret and Sports Illustrated model is to appear Tuesday in Stamford Superior Court. The case could be dismissed if she has...
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April 01, 2017 - 9:19 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Bob Dylan has special fans at a Stockholm concert this weekend — members of the Swedish Academy who will hand him his 2016 Nobel literature diploma and medal. Sara Danius, the academy's permanent secretary, has been tight-lipped as to when and where Nobel officials will meet with...
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March 31, 2017 - 11:48 pm
SEVEN HILLS, Ohio (AP) — Artist Julian Stanczak, known worldwide for his vibrant, geometric Op art, has died. He was 88. Stanczak died March 25 at his home in the Cleveland suburb of Seven Hills, Ohio. Diane Rosenstein, whose Los Angeles-based gallery represents Stanczak, says he died after a brief...
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In this Nov. 4, 1977 photo, Francine Hughes and her laywer Arjen Greydanus talk during a news conference in Lansing, Mich. Wilson, whose Michigan spousal abuse case was the subject of a 1984 television movie called “The Burning Bed,” has died. She was 69. A memorial service was held Wednesday in Florence, Alabama, for Wilson, who had been living in the nearby Leighton. (Lansing State Journal via AP)
March 31, 2017 - 2:51 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Francine Wilson, whose trial for killing her abusive husband became a landmark spousal abuse case and the subject of a book and a 1984 television movie, has died. She was 69. Wilson died March 22 of complications from pneumonia, said Jim Hughes, one of her children. A memorial...
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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017 file photo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. Mnuchin may be new to government, but he’s learning quickly that it’s not a good idea to make a joke that could run afoul of government ethics rules. In a letter Friday, March 31, 2017, to the head of the Office of Government Ethics, Mnuchin says it was a mistake for him last week to jokingly urge parents to send their kids to see “The Lego Batman Movie.” Mnuchin was an executive producer of the top-grossing movie, which is still in theaters. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
March 31, 2017 - 1:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin may be new to government, but he's learning quickly that it's not a good idea to make a joke that could run afoul of government ethics rules. In a letter Friday to the head of the Office of Government Ethics, Mnuchin says it was a mistake for him...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2005, file photo, members of the band Journey pose after receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles. Keyboardist Jonathan Cain told the Dayton Daily News for a story published online on March 30, 2017, that former singer Steve Perry will be in attendance when the band is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)
March 31, 2017 - 12:56 pm
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Journey keyboardist Jonathan Cain says former singer Steve Perry will be in attendance when the band is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Cain tells the Dayton Daily News ( http://bit.ly/2mWbZD5 ) that "the ceremony is the first time we're going to get to see Steve...
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March 31, 2017 - 12:56 pm
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Francine Wilson, whose Michigan spousal abuse case was the subject of a 1984 television movie called "The Burning Bed," has died. She was 69. One of her children, Jim Hughes, said Friday that she died at a hospital March 22 of complications from pneumonia. A memorial service...
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