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Art critic Dave Hickey, known for book 'Air Guitar', dies

Nov. 25, 2021 21:32 PM EST

Dave Hickey, a prominent American art critic whose essays covered topics ranging from Siegfried & Roy to Norman Rockwell, has died. His books, including “The Invisible Dragon: Essays on Beauty” (1993) and “Air Guitar: Essays on Art & Democracy” (1997), won...

Review: The sunny, shaggy 'Licorice Pizza' soaks up the '70s

Nov. 23, 2021 16:34 PM EST

It’s school picture day at a high school in Southern California's San Fernando Valley in the opening scene of Paul Thomas Anderson’s 1970s-set “Licorice Pizza.” The photographer’s assistant, Alana (Alana Haim), strides up and down a long line of students...

New this week: 'Becoming Cousteau,' Gaga and Tony Bennett

Nov. 22, 2021 09:55 AM EST

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — Stephen Karam adapts his Tony-winning play “The Humans,” about three...

Mick Rock, photographer of 1970s music icons, dies at 72

Nov. 19, 2021 08:59 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Photographer Mick Rock, whose iconic portraits of rock stars including David Bowie, Lou Reed and Debbie Harry saw him dubbed “the man who shot the 70s,” has died. He was 72. A statement posted Friday on Rock’s official social media accounts said:...

Todd Haynes: Finding the frequency of the Velvet Underground

Oct. 14, 2021 08:02 AM EDT

The most often-repeated thing said about the Velvet Underground is Brian Eno’s quip that the band didn’t sell many records, but everyone who bought one started a band. You won’t hear that line in Todd Haynes’ documentary “The Velvet Underground,” nor will...

Bing Crosby's heirs sell stake in estate to boost his work

Oct. 11, 2021 09:37 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Harry Crosby was 19 when his father, Bing, died in 1977. But when he goes to a shopping mall or party in December, there's a strong chance he'll hear his dad's voice singing “White Christmas.” He and his family want to hear that voice more during the...

New this week: 'Sopranos' prequel, Jon Stewart and Carlile

Sep. 27, 2021 10:47 AM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — Jake Gyllenhaal teams up with director Antoine Fuqua and screenwriter Nic...

Space Coast tourism on way to record year, despite pandemic

Sep. 26, 2021 03:14 AM EDT

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — When the year began, Brevard County’s tourism chief was cautiously optimistic about a comeback for his industry locally. But he never expected to see how strong the recovery has become. Space Coast Office of Tourism Executive Director Peter...