Harvey Weinstein breaks with his criminal defense lawyer
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein is recasting his legal team a month after losing a hard-fought bid to get his sexual assault case thrown out.
Netflix has no plans to cut 'Bird Box' scene despite outcry
NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix's post-apocalyptic survival film "Bird Box" is drawing criticism for using footage of a real fiery train disaster but the streaming giant has no plans to remove it.
Vuitton's Abloh celebrates Michael Jackson in Paris menswear
PARIS (AP) — Louis Vuitton's designer Virgil Abloh transported celebrity guests at Paris Fashion Week to the graffitied streets of New York in a dramatic menswear ode to Michael Jackson.
Metallica, Miley Cyrus perform at Chris Cornell tribute
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many from Metallica and the Foo Fighters rocked on with electrifying performances as family members gave heartfelt speeches in memory of the late Chris Cornell.
Fans buy 'Little House on the Prairie' star's memorabilia
GENOA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — More than 200 items belonging to "Little House on the Prairie" star Melissa Gilbert and her husband, Emmy-winning actor Timothy Busfield, have been purchased in an estate sale in Michigan.
Review: Maggie Rogers, excitingly, delivers on early promise
Maggie Rogers, "Heard It in a Past Life" (Capitol Records) The moment most people first heard Maggie Rogers was likely memorable.
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver dies at 83
NEW YORK (AP) — Mary Oliver, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose rapturous odes to nature and animal life brought her critical acclaim and popular affection, has died.
Grammys performers: Cardi B, Kacey Musgraves, Janelle Monae
NEW YORK (AP) — Album of the year nominees Cardi B, Kacey Musgraves, Janelle Monae and Post Malone will perform at next month's Grammy Awards.
Q&A: Maroon 5's PJ Morton on Super Bowl and Grammy noms
NEW YORK (AP) — PJ Morton is prepping for the biggest week of his life: He's set to perform at next month's Super Bowl halftime show as a member of Maroon 5, and seven days later, he'll attend the Grammy Awards, where he's nominated for four honors — including three for his work as a R&B singer.
Gladys Knight to sing national anthem at the Super Bowl
NEW YORK (AP) — Gladys Knight will sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at this year's Super Bowl. The seven-time Grammy Award-winner says she's proud to use her voice to "unite and represent our country" in her hometown of Atlanta.
And the nominees won't be (but should be) ...
NEW YORK (AP) — By its nature, awards season tends to winnow a field of films and performances until many of the same names are read week after week, award show after award show, leading up to the Academy Awards.
Maren Morris starts 2nd album with uplifting "GIRL" single
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Maren Morris knew the importance of selecting the first single she released from her much-anticipated second record, but as soon as she heard the demo of "GIRL," she knew this was the song she wanted to lead off the album.
AP Exclusive: A peek at how Disney resort shows are made
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — With excitement building over a new "Star Wars" land opening later this year at Walt Disney World, as well as at its California cousin, it's easy to forget a slew of new entertainment shows also are debuting in the biggest year for the Florida theme park resort in two decades.
Mitchell Zuckoff is writing book about 9-11 terror attacks
NEW YORK (AP) — A best-selling author and former Boston Globe reporter is completing a project about the September 11 terrorist attacks.
Bob Costas exits longtime home at NBC Sports
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bob Costas, who stepped down as NBC's prime-time Olympics host two years ago, has left the network's sports division altogether.
Colbert, Maddow are coveted slots for presidential wanna-bes
NEW YORK (AP) — Kirsten Gillibrand is hitting the television daily double this week. The New York senator announced her presidential candidacy on Stephen Colbert's "Late Show," following it up with an MSNBC interview Wednesday with Rachel Maddow.
TV journalist Chris Hansen accused of bouncing checks
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A TV journalist known for confronting would-be child predators has been snared himself in a police investigation alleging he wrote bad checks for $13,000 worth of marketing materials.
Harmony Korine's latest, Beto O'Rourke doc to debut at SXSW
NEW YORK (AP) — Harmony Korine's "The Beach Bum," Olivia Wilde's directorial debut and a documentary on the breakout campaign of Texas politician Beto O'Rourke will premiere at the annual South by Southwest Film Festival.
Carell, 'Office' producers reteam for 'Space Force' comedy
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve Carell is starring in a new workplace comedy that could be out of this world. Netflix said Wednesday that Carell is re-teaming with "The Office" producers Greg Daniels and Howard Klein on the series "Space Force."
Givenchy designer puts on debut menswear show in Paris
PARIS (AP) — Designer Clare Waight Keller unveiled her first menswear collection for storied house Givenchy at Paris menswear week Wednesday as actress Laura Dern caught up with The Associated Press at Valentino's display that channeled the darkly depths of monochrome.
Grammy-nominated album shines light on transgender pioneer
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For decades, Jackie Shane was a musical mystery: a riveting black transgender soul singer who packed nightclubs in Toronto in the 1960s, but then disappeared after 1971.
Theft of church painting puzzles Belgian police
BRUSSELS (AP) — It's probably not a long-lost painting by Michelangelo. It almost certainly wasn't stolen by a sophisticated gang of international art thieves.
Review: 'They Shall Not Grow Old' is an immersive marvel
Director Peter Jackson is upfront about what audiences should not expect from his unconventional World War I documentary, "They Shall Not Grow Old."
Jarrett memoir excerpted in free online compilation
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Obama aide Valerie Jarrett's memoir and a new novel by acclaimed author Karl Marlantes are among dozens of upcoming works excerpted in a free online compilation.
Keith Richards reissuing 1988 solo debut 'Talk Is Cheap'
NEW YORK (AP) — Keith Richards is celebrating the 30th anniversary of his solo debut album by reissuing it. Richards originally released "Talk Is Cheap" in 1988 and will reissue the album on March 29.

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