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England, Wales set to make 'upskirting' photos an offense

Jan. 16, 2019 10:53 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Parliament has approved a law that will make it illegal to take so-called "upskirting" photos. The House of Lords made no changes to a voyeurism bill that would ban covertly photographing under people's clothes. It carries a maximum penalty of two years in prison. Gina Martin, 26,...

Satisfaction: Rolling Stones to headline 50th Jazz Fest

Jan. 15, 2019 10:50 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has got satisfaction: The Rolling Stones are among the headliners for the 50th anniversary festival. Organizers on Tuesday confirmed reports that the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers will play. Also headlining the 8-day event, which runs April 25-28...

Jordan Peele's 'Us' to premiere as opening film at SXSW

Jan. 8, 2019 7:22 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jordan Peele's "Us," his anticipated follow-up to "Get Out," will make its world premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival. SXSW announced Tuesday that "Us" will open the 26th edition of the Austin, Texas, festival on March 8. Like Peele's "Get Out," ''Us" is a socially minded horror...

Childish Gambino, Post Malone, Cardi B to play Bonnaroo fest

Jan. 8, 2019 9:04 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The 2019 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival will feature Childish Gambino, Post Malone, Cardi B, the Lumineers and multiple sets from Phish. The lineup was released Tuesday for the June 13-16 outdoor music festival held annually in Manchester, Tennessee. Other top acts include...

Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino among Coachella headliners

Jan. 3, 2019 1:35 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The organizers of the 2019 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival have announced the top acts scheduled to appear at the multiday event in April. Goldenvoice, the promoter of the event, said Wednesday night that the big names scheduled to perform at the two-weekend festival in Southern...

Original Woodstock site to host 50th anniversary concert

Dec. 28, 2018 10:52 AM EST

BETHEL, N.Y. (AP) — A three-day music festival will be held in August 2019 at the original Woodstock concert site to mark the 50th anniversary of the historic event. The Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, a concert venue built on the original Woodstock site, announced Thursday that it will host the golden...

Muggings mar international charity concert in South Africa

Dec. 3, 2018 9:12 AM EST

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A spate of muggings early Monday marred a charity concert in South Africa at which Beyonce, Jay-Z and other stars performed in honor of Nelson Mandela. Tens of thousands flocked to the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on Sunday for a music festival also featuring Usher, Pharrell Williams,...