Arts and entertainment

June 03, 2017 - 12:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Sixty pianos painted by artists and performers will be placed around New York City for anyone who wants to play them. A kickoff event for the street pianos will be held Monday in lower Manhattan. The bandleader for CBS' "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," Jon Batiste, will lead 60...
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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2008, file photo, musician Chris Cornell performs on stage during Conde Nast's Fashion Rocks show in New York. Autopsy reports show Cornell had sedatives and an anxiety drug in his system on the night he died by hanging himself in his Detroit hotel room. The reports released Friday, June 2, 2017, by the Wayne County medical examiner, two weeks after Cornell was found dead, say the drugs didn't contribute to the cause of death but don't elaborate. (AP Photo/Jeff Christensen, File)
June 02, 2017 - 7:24 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell had drugs in his body, including an anti-anxiety medication, but they didn't contribute to his death by hanging in a Detroit hotel room, according to autopsy reports released Friday. The reports confirm that Cornell, 52, killed himself after a May...
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June 02, 2017 - 6:24 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Autopsy reports show Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell had sedatives and an anxiety drug in his system on the night he died by hanging himself in his Detroit hotel room. The reports say the drugs didn't contribute to the cause of death but don't elaborate. The reports were released...
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Louise Bourgeois' "The Quartered One," right, hangs in the Robert B. Menschel Gallery at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Friday, June 2, 2017. The museum is dramatically expanding and reconfiguring its midtown Manhattan galleries that now draw more than 3 million annual visitors from around the world. The first phase of the $450 million project opens to the public Friday morning. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 02, 2017 - 4:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's Museum of Modern Art is boldly expanding its midtown Manhattan home that draws more than 3 million visitors annually from around the world — including those who came Friday to see the first completed phase of the $450 million project. Spread over three floors of the art...
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FILE - In this July 10, 2016, file photo, U.S. singer Fergie performs at the Wireless Festival in north London. Black Eyed Peas leader will.i.am said in a recent interview that Fergie is no longer in the group, but later said the songstress “will always be a Pea.” In the interview, will.i.am says that “nobody is replacing Fergie” and that the Black Eyed Peas are working on a new project. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
June 02, 2017 - 12:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Black Eyed Peas leader will.i.am says in a recent interview that Fergie is no longer in the group, but later adds the songstress "will always be a Pea." Will.i.am's interview with Ahlan! magazine caused a frenzy online Thursday with the indication that Fergie was no longer a member...
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June 02, 2017 - 12:25 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Disney parks in North America had slight attendance declines last year due to increased ticket prices, while Harry Potter rides helped Universal show strong increases in visitors. A new report released this week by the Themed Entertainment Association and the firm AECOM says...
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In this combination photo, President Donald Trump appears in the White House in Washington on March 13, 2017, left, and comedian Kathy Griffin appears at the Clive Davis and The Recording Academy Pre-Grammy Gala in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Feb. 11, 2017. Griffin and her attorney have scheduled a news conference for Friday, June 2, 2017, to discuss the fallout from the comedian posing with a likeness of Trump’s severed head. The images prompted CNN to fire Griffin from her decade-long gig hosting a New Year's Eve special she had co-hosted with Anderson Cooper. Griffin apologized within hours of the images appearing online on Tuesday. They were met with swift and widespread condemnation. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, left, and Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)
June 02, 2017 - 11:36 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Backlash against Kathy Griffin continues to grow with at least four theaters announcing Thursday that they had canceled her performances after the comedian posed with a likeness of President Donald Trump's severed head. Venues in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania canceled...
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In this combination photo, President Donald Trump appears in the White House in Washington on March 13, 2017, left, and comedian Kathy Griffin appears at the Clive Davis and The Recording Academy Pre-Grammy Gala in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Feb. 11, 2017. Griffin and her attorney have scheduled a news conference for Friday, June 2, 2017, to discuss the fallout from the comedian posing with a likeness of Trump’s severed head. The images prompted CNN to fire Griffin from her decade-long gig hosting a New Year's Eve special she had co-hosted with Anderson Cooper. Griffin apologized within hours of the images appearing online on Tuesday. They were met with swift and widespread condemnation. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, left, and Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)
June 02, 2017 - 9:22 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Backlash against Kathy Griffin continues to grow with two New Jersey theaters announcing Thursday that they had canceled two shows after the comedian posed with a likeness of President Donald Trump's severed head. Earlier this week, CNN said Griffin would no longer co-host its...
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This is a handout photo taken from CCTV made available on Friday June 2, 2017 and issued on by the Greater Manchester Police of Salman Abedi, at an unknown location in Greater Manchester, England in the days just prior of the attack on Manchester Arena. More than 20 people were killed in the explosion at the Manchester Arena on Monday May 22, 2017. (Greater Manchester Police via AP)
June 02, 2017 - 9:17 am
LONDON (AP) — British police investigating the Manchester Arena attack cordoned off an area around a car significant to the investigation as they hunted Friday for clues about the suicide bomber's movements. Officers put a 100-meter (100-yard) cordon in place around a white Nissan Micra in southern...
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In this combination photo, President Donald Trump appears in the White House in Washington on March 13, 2017, left, and comedian Kathy Griffin appears at the Clive Davis and The Recording Academy Pre-Grammy Gala in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Feb. 11, 2017. Griffin and her attorney have scheduled a news conference for Friday, June 2, 2017, to discuss the fallout from the comedian posing with a likeness of Trump’s severed head. The images prompted CNN to fire Griffin from her decade-long gig hosting a New Year's Eve special she had co-hosted with Anderson Cooper. Griffin apologized within hours of the images appearing online on Tuesday. They were met with swift and widespread condemnation. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, left, and Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)
June 02, 2017 - 4:09 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kathy Griffin and her attorney have scheduled a news conference for Friday morning to discuss the fallout from the comedian posing with a likeness of President Donald Trump's severed head. Attorney Lisa Bloom says Griffin will discuss the photo and video she and celebrity...
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