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Famed Cuban diva Juana Bacallao, who ruled the island's cabaret scene, dies at 98

Feb. 24, 2024 15:31 PM EST

HAVANA (AP) — Juana Bacallao, a renowned Cuban singer and cabaret diva who still performed until recently, has died. She was 98. Bacallao died Saturday after spending several days at a hospital in Havana, according to a statement from Cuba's Ministry of Culture. Officials didn't...

Actor calls on French film industry to face sexual abuse, during live Cesar Awards ceremony

Feb. 24, 2024 04:06 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — French actor Judith Godrèche called on France’s film industry to “face the truth” on sexual violence and physical abuse during a live broadcast Friday of the Cesar Awards ceremony, France’s version of the Oscars. “We can decide that men accused of rape no...

New designers make a splash at Moschino, Tod's and Blumarine during Milan Fashion Week

Feb. 23, 2024 16:20 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — Designers are giving their first impressions at their new fashion houses during Milan Fashion Week. In a game of musical chairs, Matteo Tamburini showed his first collection for Tod's on Friday just hours before his predecessor there, Walter Chiapponi, made his debut...

A swift rebound and unprecedented tickets sales for live music after pandemic shut venues down

Feb. 23, 2024 15:08 PM EST

Powered by big stadium tours from artists like Taylor Swift and Beyoncé, ticket sales are booming and it appears likely that live acts will continue to draw massive crowds this year after the pandemic closed down concert venues globally for close to two years. Concert and event...

At 79, Rod Stewart shows no signs of slowing down, with a new swing album with Jools Holland

Feb. 23, 2024 10:21 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Sir Rod Stewart will not be slowed. At 79, he continues full-throttle with a busy year. Highlights in 2024 include his 200th show at his Las Vegas residency, an ongoing world tour and a new swing album. “Swing Fever” is a collaboration with Jools...

On decades-old taped call, Eagles manager said 'pampered rock star' was stalling band biography

Feb. 22, 2024 18:05 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Eagles' manager once told their authorized biographer that his book wasn't getting published because of friction from “a pampered rock star,” according to a recording played in court Thursday. “It’s gonna come out when God Henley says it can," Irving...

Unpublished Eagles book dished on the band's 1980 breakup, manager says at trial over lyrics pages

Feb. 21, 2024 21:19 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A never-published biography of the Eagles delved deeply into the superstar classic rock band's 1980 breakup, their longtime manager testified Wednesday, saying co-founders Glenn Frey and Don Henley were “very disappointed” with the manuscript. The book never...

Beyoncé becomes first Black woman to claim top spot on Billboard's country music chart

Feb. 21, 2024 16:52 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beyoncé made history once again: The superstar singer has become the first Black woman to top Billboard's country music chart. The Grammy winner achieved the feat after her new single “Texas Hold 'Em" reached No. 1 on the country airplay chart this week. She...

Today in History: February 21, Malcolm X shot and killed at age 39

Feb. 21, 2024 00:02 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Feb. 21, the 52nd day of 2024. There are 314 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 21, 1965, minister and civil rights activist Malcolm X, 39, was shot to death inside Harlem’s Audubon...

Review: Choreographer Twyla Tharp, still inventing at 82, displays her latest creations

Feb. 20, 2024 16:56 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — There are many adjectives one might use to describe the force of nature that is Twyla Tharp. “Shy” is not one. This includes at curtain calls. At the opening of her current show at New York’s Joyce Theater, her dancers went to escort the 82-year-old...