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Luke Bryan, Morgan Wallen top country fest in Atlantic City

Dec. 03, 2021 11:31 AM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City will host a three-day country music concert festival next August, headlined by Luke Bryan and Morgan Wallen. The Tidalwave Music Festival will be held on the beach from Aug. 12-14, 2022. An additional...

New Kenny G doc explores his massive success and criticism

Dec. 03, 2021 10:37 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kenny Gorelick, known to millions as Kenny G, has been one of the most beloved — and hated — figures in music throughout the last three decades. But the music superstar, synonymous for his long, curly brown hair as much as for his soprano saxophone, has ignored his...

Duggar trial focusing on computer where child porn was found

Dec. 03, 2021 10:15 AM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A desktop computer found with child pornography at former reality TV star Josh Duggar's workplace also included an operating system that could allow a user to circumvent an accountability application that monitored internet usage, computer analysts testified. ...

Nashville Christmas concert to benefit homeless returns

Dec. 03, 2021 04:05 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The annual Nashville Unlimited Christmas concert to benefit homeless services provider Room in the Inn will take place on Tuesday. This is the 22nd year for the concert at the downtown Christ Church Cathedral. Musical guests this year include...

Biden helps light National Christmas Tree near White House

Dec. 02, 2021 20:26 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden helped light the National Christmas Tree on Thursday while remembering those lost to the COVID-19 pandemic and crediting the American people for his optimism. Biden also paid tribute to service members, thanking them for their...

Celebs, fashion, 24k chicken wings at Miami Art Basel

Dec. 02, 2021 17:46 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — After a pandemic hiatus, the official Art Basel show is back in Miami with all its eccentric glory, a dizzying list of celebrity attendees and dozens of spin-off shows that are already generating a buzz, including a phenom child painter and a $4 million Banksy sale. ...

Man arrested in death of Jacqueline Avant, music icon’s wife

Dec. 02, 2021 16:53 PM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A 29-year-old man has been arrested in the death of philanthropist Jacqueline Avant, who was fatally shot this week at the Beverly Hills home she shared with her husband, legendary music executive Clarence Avant, police said Thursday. ...

Kelsea Ballerini feels her way through her new poetry book

Dec. 02, 2021 16:14 PM EST

New York (AP) — Country music star Kelsea Ballerini had no intentions of starting a new job as an author in 2020. She did plan to tour her new album, “Kelsea” — then the coronavirus pandemic shut down most of the world. As COVID-19 all but stopped the touring industry, the Grammy...

Biden to attend Kennedy Center Honors, resuming tradition

Dec. 02, 2021 15:48 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will be in the house for the Kennedy Center Honors on Sunday. Biden and first lady Jill Biden plan to take their seats in the presidential box in the performing arts center's Opera House for a star-studded celebration of five...

Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2021

Dec. 02, 2021 13:59 PM EST

They both carved out sterling reputations as military and political leaders over years of public service. But both also saw their legacies tarnished by their actions in the long, bloody war in Iraq. Former Secretary of State Colin Powell and former Defense Secretary...