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Jay-Z to bring Made in America music fest to L.A.

Apr 16, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jay-Z is bringing his Made in America music festival to Los Angeles.

The music mogul was joined by the city's mayor Wednesday at Los Angeles City Hall to announce the two-day concert, which is planned for Labor Day weekend and will be held simultaneously with one in ...

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Miley Cyrus still hospitalized, cancels 2nd show

Apr 16, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Miley Cyrus is canceling another concert and remains hospitalized for a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics.

A representative for the 21-year-old says in a statement that Cyrus is canceling her Wednesday performance at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.

The singer also tweets ...

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Shorter and Schneider each win 3 Jazz Awards

Apr 16, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Saxophonist Wayne Shorter and composer-arranger Maria Schneider are each triple winners in the 2014 Jazz Awards presented by the Jazz Journalists Association.

Pianist Herbie Hancock is being honored for Lifetime Achievement in Jazz. As a UNESCO goodwill ambassador, Hancock is ...

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Bluesman apologizes for St. Louis concert gone bad

Apr 16, 2014

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Blues guitarist B.B. King wants his St. Louis fans to give him another chance after an erratic performance led to a stream of audience catcalls and early departures.

The 88-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer issued an apology on Tuesday for what his publicists called "a bad ...

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Web TV Business Booms in Silicon Valley

By | Apr 16, 2014

As the cost of producing online TV shows declines, companies are investing more in original video to boost their brands, while Silicon Valley businesses launch a new wave of video services to compete for digital advertising and subscription dollars. According to reports, both Yahoo and Microsoft ...

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All 'View' co-hosts will salute Barbara Walters

Apr 16, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — ABC's "The View" will gather all 11 past and present co-hosts to salute Barbara Walters as she retires from daily television.

The network said Wednesday the first-ever reunion will air live on the May 15 episode of "The View," the day before Walters says goodbye as series ...

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Miley Cyrus hospitalized, cancels Kansas City show

Apr 15, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Miley Cyrus is in the hospital and unable to perform her "Bangerz" concert in Kansas City, Mo., as planned.

A spokeswoman for the singer says the 21-year-old canceled her performance Tuesday after she was hospitalized for a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics.

Publicist ...

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Walker's brothers to help finish 'Fast & Furious'

Apr 15, 2014

By JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Walker's brothers are stepping to help finish filming on "Fast & Furious 7," the film Walker was in the midst of making when he died in November.

Caleb Walker and Cody Walker have been enlisted to complete their brother's action scenes and "fill in ...

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CBS wins the week with basketball and hit series

Apr 15, 2014

By FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — The Nielsen ratings company says basketball and a slate of hit television series have handed CBS another winning week. It was CBS' sixth straight weekly win in prime-time viewers.

The network had 15 of the top 20 shows, led by the NCAA Men's ...

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Colbert to visit future home of CBS' 'Late Show'

Apr 15, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stephen Colbert will be paying a visit to CBS' "Late Show," his future home.

The network said Tuesday that Colbert will be a guest on "Late Show with David Letterman" on April 22.

Last week, the network announced that the host of Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report" will ...

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Lindsay Lohan's mom pleads guilty to DWI in NY

Apr 15, 2014

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Actress Lindsay Lohan's mother has pleaded guilty in New York to a misdemeanor charge of driving while intoxicated.

Newsday (http://bit.ly/Qacqop ) reports Dina Lohan also pleaded guilty to speeding during her court appearance Tuesday on Long Island.

The Nassau County ...

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Dance show 'Soul Train' may boogie onto Broadway

Apr 15, 2014

By MARK KENNEDY, AP Drama Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — The groundbreaking song-and-dance show "Soul Train" is chugging toward Broadway.

Stage and film producer Matthew Weaver, who helped create "Rock of Ages," has acquired the theatrical stage rights to the TV show and said Tuesday he's hoping to repeat ...

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Editor of Sittenfeld, Senior getting own imprint

Apr 15, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Lee Boudreaux, a top literary editor who has worked with Curtis Sittenfeld, Ben Fountain and numerous other authors, is switching publishers and getting her own imprint.

Little, Brown and Company announced Tuesday that Boudreaux will officially begin her new job on Sept. 2,

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MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell injured in car accident

Apr 15, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC says its host Lawrence O'Donnell was injured with his brother Michael in a taxi accident Saturday while vacationing out of the country. The network didn't specify where the accident occurred.

The two were transported back to the United States — Lawrence to New York and ...

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Criterion Collection extends Hulu streaming deal

Apr 15, 2014

By JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — The Criterion Collection and Hulu have extended their deal to keep the video platform as the exclusive streaming home of Criterion's vast library of art house films.

Terms of the deal, revealed exclusively to The Associated Press, weren't disclosed, but ...

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China Film takes 1st stake in Hollywood movies

Apr 15, 2014

By KELVIN CHAN, AP Business Writer

HONG KONG (AP) — China's state-owned film distributor is making its first investment in Hollywood movies by taking a stake in two Legendary Entertainment productions.

China Film Co. will make an "eight-figure equity investment" in two upcoming films, "Seventh Son"

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Norway restores, donates 1927 silent film to China

Apr 15, 2014

By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN, Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) — Norway donated a restored Chinese silent film from the 1920s to China's national film archive on Tuesday, despite a prolonged diplomatic chill between the countries over the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize.

Two representatives of the National Library of ...

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China Film takes 1st stake in Hollywood movies

Apr 15, 2014

By KELVIN CHAN, AP Business Writer

HONG KONG (AP) — China's state-owned film distributor is making its first investment in Hollywood movies by taking a stake in two Legendary Entertainment productions.

China Film Co. will make an "eight-figure equity investment" in two upcoming films, "Seventh Son"

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Coulson: 'Didn't know about tabloid phone hacking'

Apr 15, 2014

By JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron's former communications chief said under oath Tuesday that he was never involved in phone hacking when he was the editor of a Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid.

Andy Coulson was asked by his lawyer in court whether he was "ever ...

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