Arts and entertainment

FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2017 file photo, Patrick Stewart arrives at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Grants Banquet at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Stewart was so moved by the inventors and inventions being honored by the motion picture academy Saturday night, Feb. 10, 2018, that he offered a spontaneous recitation of a scene from Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream." The venerable actor hosted the academy’s annual Scientific and Technical Awards ceremony, an untelevised dinner at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, and he closed the evening by going off-script with Puck’s plea in defense of art. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
February 11, 2018 - 2:58 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Stewart was so inspired by the inventors and inventions being honored by the motion picture academy Saturday night that he offered a spontaneous recitation of a scene from Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream." The venerable actor hosted the academy's annual...
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Fashion from Christian Siriano is modeled during Fashion Week, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
February 10, 2018 - 11:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Christian Siriano marked 10 years in business with a luxe and sparkly collection fit for a royal dinner. Inspired by late 18th-century British art that hangs in the Queen's Gallery in London, Siriano hosted Cardi B, Meg Ryan and Whoopi Goldberg on his front row at his New York...
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February 10, 2018 - 6:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The bass got an extra tasty role at the Metropolitan Opera. Instead of a prop, Ildebrando D'Arcangelo was served fresh pasta cooked by celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich. Bastianich prepared the course on stage during a performance of Donizetti's "L'Elisir d'Amore (The Elixir of Love...
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Fireworks explode over the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (Clive Mason/Pool Photo via AP)
February 10, 2018 - 6:16 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — An army of high-flying drones expected to light up the sky at the opening ceremony of the Olympics was grounded. Viewers of NBC's tape-delayed broadcast in the United States still saw it, but it was a pre-recorded version. Intel Corp. was expected to launch 300...
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2015 file photo, Johann Johannsson poses in the press room with the award for best original score for "The Theory of Everything" at the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. The award-winning musician and film composer has died according to his manager, Tim Husom. Husom says Johannsson died Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 in Berlin. ( Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
February 10, 2018 - 3:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Johann Johannsson, an award-winning composer and producer who combined classical sounds and modern electronics on the acclaimed soundtracks to "The Theory of Everything" and "Sicario," has died at age 48. His manager Tim Husom announced that Johannsson was found dead Friday in his...
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February 10, 2018 - 12:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kim Cattrall has a message for Sarah Jessica Parker: Spare me your sympathy. Cattrall lashed out at her former "Sex and the City" co-star after Parker expressed support over the death of Cattrall's brother, Chris. In an Instagram message posted Saturday, Cattrall wrote that Parker...
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A model wears fashion from the Bottega Veneta collection during Fashion Week in New York, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
February 10, 2018 - 12:02 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Italian brand Bottega Veneta has made its debut at New York Fashion Week with the help of Gigi Hadid on the runway and Salma Hayek on the front row. The company skipped the traditional finale for models lounging on a set designed as a swanky apartment as it showed fall-winter...
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 1985 file photo, first lady Nancy Reagan and U.S. Ambassador to Mexico John Gavin, left, view earthquake damage in Mexico City. Gavin died Friday, Feb. 9, 2017, according to manager Budd Burton Moss, who represents Gavin’s wife, actress Constance Towers. He was 86. (AP Photo/Bob Daugherty, File)
February 09, 2018 - 7:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Gavin, the tall, strikingly handsome actor who appeared in "Spartacus," ''Psycho" and other hit films of the 1960s before forsaking acting to become President Ronald Reagan's ambassador to Mexico, died Friday at age 86. Gavin, who was also a former president of the Screen...
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February 09, 2018 - 1:40 pm
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota prosecutors say they'll object to releasing data connected to Prince's death because a criminal investigation is ongoing. KSTP-TV reported this week that attorneys for Prince's family members are requesting access to investigative data as the siblings determine...
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In this undated photo made available Friday Feb. 9, 2018, the artwork “The Mocking of Samson”, as the Mauritshuis museum in The Hague says the painting previously thought to be an 18th-century copy of a work by artist Jan Steen is actually an original by the Dutch master. The painting is part of the Royal Museum of Fine Arts collection in the Belgian city of Antwerp, and is expected to be displayed at an exhibition "Jan Steen's Histories," that starts Feb. 15 at the Mauritshuis. (Mauritshuis Museum via AP)
February 09, 2018 - 10:27 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A painting previously thought to be an 18th-century copy of a work by artist Jan Steen is actually an original by the Dutch master, a museum announced Friday. Researchers at the Mauritshuis museum in The Hague made the discovery while preparing for a new exhibition...
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