NEW YORK (AP) — The Apollo Theater is planning events to commemorate the 100th birthday of blues singer Billie Holiday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Former NBC News president Andrew Lack is in talks to return to that network's troubled news organization.
LONDON (AP) — Mal Peet, an irreverent, award-winning British writer of books for children and young adults, has died aged 67.
NEW YORK (AP) — Carrie Underwood is a new mom, and like all proud parents, she's showing him off in a photo.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Kennedy Center in Washington is unveiling a new programming slate under its new president, including a performance series curated by leading artists and festivals celebrating Ireland and skateboarding culture.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Comedian Stephen Colbert is taking a break from shaping his upcoming late-night talk show to deliver Wake Forest University's commencement address.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With tens of millions of gamers now regularly spectating video games online and in real-world arenas, game developers looking to create the next "StarCraft" or "League of Legends" might learn a few lessons at this year's Game Developers Conference.
LONDON (AP) — Predictions of doom for the Dowager Countess of Grantham may be premature.
NEW YORK (AP) — The release date for the latest book by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a women's rights advocate and leading critic of Islam, has been moved up from late April to March 24.
NEW YORK (AP) — The last time Broadway theatergoers got to see Chilina Kennedy, she was portraying Mary Magdalene. Now she's returned to play someone much more contemporary — songwriter Carole King.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Playboy Jazz Festival will pay tribute to one of Los Angeles' own jazz greats, Gerald Wilson, with son Anthony Wilson leading his late father's big band.
LONDON (AP) — Conductor Simon Rattle is swapping a podium in Berlin for one in Britain, taking over as music director of the London Symphony Orchestra.
ROME, Maine (AP) — The former Maine summer home of beauty magnate Elizabeth Arden has been purchased by a nonprofit dedicated to disabled veterans.
NEW YORK (AP) — It's a sad day for classical music lovers. New York City's last classical sheet music store is closing for good on Friday.
MILAN (AP) — In a story March 2 about Milan Fashion Week, The Associated Press incorrectly spelled the last name of Kiton vice president Maria Giovanna Paone. The correct spelling is Paone, not Paono.
As Milan fashion week hands over the baton to Paris, winding up a whirlwind show which saw historic brands revitalised and young designers triumph, here are 10 themes from the autumn/winter 2015 collections. - The bedroom look: At the hottest show of the season, Gucci's brand new creative director, Alessandro Michele, stunned by unveiling furry slippers that looked like they were borrowed from Star .
March 8: Songwriter Carole Bayer Sager is 71. Musician-actor Micky Dolenz of The Monkees is 70. Bassist Randy Meisner (The Eagles, Poco) is 69. Singer Peggy March is 67. Singer Gary Numan is 57. News anchor Lester Holt is 56. Actor Aidan Quinn is 56. Guitarist Jimmy Dormire of Confederate Railroad is 55. Actress Camryn Mannheim is 54. Singer Shawn Mullins is 47. Actress Andrea Parker ("The Pretender") is 45. Actor Freddie Prinze Jr. is 39. Actor James Van Der Beek is 38. Singer Kameelah Williams of 702 is 37. Singer Tom Chaplin of Keane is 36. Guitarist Andy Ross of OK Go is 36. Jessica Collins ("Revolution") is 32. Singer Kristinia DeBarge is 25.
Los Angeles (AFP) - Jennifer Lawrence will star in Steven Spielberg's "It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War," US media said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Disneyland memorabilia collector has taken a cue from the movie "Frozen" and decided to "Let It Go."
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Tony award winner Lea Salonga says talks have not yet been finalized on her joining the cast of George Takei's musical "Allegiance" on Broadway, but added it is a show she wants to be part of.