Arts and entertainment

June 06, 2017 - 9:47 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago plans to dedicate a nine-story mural to blues music legend Muddy Waters before the city's annual blues festival this weekend. The mural is downtown, on the corner of State and Washington streets. Thursday's dedication is scheduled to feature a performance by the Muddy Waters...
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June 06, 2017 - 9:08 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago plans to dedicate a nine-story mural to blues music legend Muddy Waters before the city's annual blues festival this weekend. Officials say the mural will be downtown, on the corner of State and Washington streets. Thursday's dedication is scheduled to feature a performance...
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Raf Simons, winner of the awards for menswear designer of the year and womenswear designer of the year, poses in the press room at the CFDA Fashion Awards at the Hammerstein Ballroom on Monday, June 5, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
June 05, 2017 - 10:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Designer Raf Simons has won both top honors at the annual Council of Fashion Designers of America awards. The Belgian designer won the top awards for womenswear and menswear at Monday's ceremony. Fashion's glittery awards ceremony also had a somewhat political bent this year,...
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Nashville Predators center and captain Mike Fisher skates during practice Friday, June 2, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators are scheduled to face the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals Saturday. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
June 05, 2017 - 9:56 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Fisher's birthday present will have to wait. Country music superstar Carrie Underwood said she didn't get Fisher — her husband and the Nashville Predators' captain — anything for his 37th birthday on Monday. She's hoping Fisher can celebrate his birthday on another day...
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Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial with actress Keshia Knight Pulliam, right, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Monday, June 5, 2017. Pulliam played Cosby’s youngest daughter, Rudy Huxtable, on "The Cosby Show." (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
June 05, 2017 - 8:40 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby went on trial Monday on charges he drugged and sexually assaulted a woman more than a decade ago, with prosecutors immediately introducing evidence the 79-year-old TV star once known as America's Dad had done it before to someone else. The prosecution's opening...
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Apple's John Ternus speaks during an announcement of new products at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif., Monday, June 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
June 05, 2017 - 4:30 pm
SAN JOSE, California (AP) — Apple nodded to several up-and-coming technology trends, unveiling a new "smart" home speaker and device features touching on virtual reality, online privacy and a form of artificial intelligence called machine learning. The "HomePod" speaker unveiled Monday is similar...
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FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2015 file photo, Bob Dylan accepts the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year award at the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year show in Los Angeles. The Swedish Academy says it has received the required lecture from the 2016 Nobel Literature winner Bob Dylan, enabling the American singer-songwriter to collect 8 million Swedish kronor ($922,000) in prize money. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision/AP, File)
June 05, 2017 - 3:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Dylan has completed his Nobel course requirements. The Swedish Academy announced Monday that it has received the mandatory lecture from the 2016 literature winner, enabling Dylan to collect 8 million Swedish kronor ($922,000) in prize money. Spokeswoman Sara Danius described...
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Apple's John Ternus speaks during an announcement of new products at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif., Monday, June 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
June 05, 2017 - 3:09 pm
SAN JOSE, California (AP) — Apple nodded to several up-and-coming technology trends, unveiling new device features touching on virtual reality, online privacy and a form of artificial intelligence called machine learning. New iMacs unveiled Monday at Apple's annual conference for software...
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June 05, 2017 - 2:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Don't worry if the hot dogs in this New York City grocery store feel a little soft and squishy. It's not a health hazard; it's art. A British artist has recreated the contents of a city bodega (boh-DAY'-guh) entirely in felt — the soft material usually favored by the school-going...
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Apple's John Ternus speaks during an announcement of new products at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif., Monday, June 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
June 05, 2017 - 2:25 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Apple's annual conference in California (all times local): 11:20 a.m. Siri is getting a new voice on the iPhone — and will come with a male option for the first time. It comes as Apple is poised to unveil a Siri-powered internet-connected speaker to rival...
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