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2018 Kennedy Center Honorees, front row form left, Wayne Shorter, Cher, Reba McEntire, Philip Glass, back row from left, the co-creators of "Hamilton," Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Andy Blankenbuehler, Alex Lacamoire pose for the group photo at the State Department for the Kennedy Center Honors State Department Dinner on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)
December 03, 2018 - 12:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Last year's Kennedy Center Honors ceremony was almost overshadowed by controversy surrounding the sitting president. This year's event took place in the shadow of the death of a former commander-in-chief. Sunday night's ceremony honoring lifetime artistic achievement featured...
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2018 Kennedy Center Honoree Cher arrives at the State Department for the Kennedy Center Honors State Department Dinner on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)
December 02, 2018 - 10:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Kennedy Center Honors program (all times local): 10:50 p.m. The Kennedy Center Honors ceremony wrapped up with an extended tribute to iconic singer and actress Cher. Comedian Whoopi Goldberg kicked off the tribute in a flowing sparkled gown and joking told Cher...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012 file photo, Nicolas Roeg arrives for the Film Critics Circle Awards at a central London venue. The son of Nicolas Roeg says the prominent British film director has died. He was 90. Nicolas Roeg Jr. told Britain's Press Association that the director of "The Man Who Fell to Earth" and "Don't Look Now" died Friday, Nov 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Jonathan Short, file)
November 24, 2018 - 11:58 am
LONDON (AP) — Nicolas Roeg, the prominent British film director known for making provocative films and working with rock stars Mick Jagger and David Bowie over a six-decade career, has died. He was 90. The director of "Don't Look Now" and many other films died Friday night, his son, Nicolas Roeg Jr...
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FILE - In this April 30, 2017 file photo, Dr. John performs at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans. The New Orleans-born musician celebrated his 77th birthday last Nov. 21 in the French Quarter. But he was apparently a year early. Publicist Karen Beninato said she looked into it after talking to friends and relatives of the Rock & Roll Hall of Famer. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
November 21, 2018 - 1:40 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Turns out it really was the "Right Place, Wrong Time" for Dr. John. The New Orleans-born musician, whose discography includes that 1973 hit, celebrated his 78th birthday Wednesday. But he was apparently a year early. Publicist Karen Beninato said she looked into it after talking...
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2018 file photo, Steven Tyler, left, and Joe Perry of Aerosmith perform on NBC's "Today" show at Rockefeller Center in New York. Perry has cancelled his fall tour to take time off after recently being hospitalized with breathing problems. The Aerosmith guitarist's publicist said in a statement Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, the 68-year-old will take the rest of the year off. He had expected to return to the road starting Nov. 30 through Dec. 16. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
November 20, 2018 - 11:38 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joe Perry has cancelled his fall tour to take time off after recently being hospitalized with breathing problems. The Aerosmith guitarist's publicist said in a statement Tuesday the 68-year-old will take the rest of the year off. He had expected to return to the road starting Nov...
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FILE - In this May 17, 2009, file photo, country music star Roy Clark performs after being inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tenn. Clark, the guitar virtuoso and singer who headlined the cornpone TV show "Hee Haw" for nearly a quarter century, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, due to complications from pneumonia at home in Tulsa, Okla., publicist Jeremy Westby said. He was 85. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
November 15, 2018 - 2:21 pm
Country star Roy Clark, the guitar virtuoso and singer who headlined the cornpone TV show "Hee Haw" for nearly a quarter century and was known for such hits as "Yesterday When I was Young" and "Honeymoon Feeling," has died. He was 85. Publicist Jeremy Westby said Clark died Thursday due to...
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November 15, 2018 - 10:58 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The man who gunned down John Lennon in 1980 says he feels "more and more shame" every year for his crime. Mark David Chapman told a parole board in August about his remorse during his 10th unsuccessful attempt to win release. A transcript of the hearing was released Thursday by...
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November 11, 2018 - 3:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry has been hospitalized with breathing problems that began after a guest performance with Billy Joel in New York. Perry's publicists said in a statement Sunday that the musician is alert and responsive in the hospital and is expected to return to the road...
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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2011 file photo, Actress Meg Ryan, left, talks with performer John Mellencamp during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game between Indiana and Ohio State in Bloomington, Ind. Mellencamp and Ryan are getting married. Ryan announced her engagement on Instagram. “ENGAGED!,” is what she wrote. The post included a drawing of what appears to be the two holding hands. He’s also holding a guitar. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
November 09, 2018 - 8:20 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Here's a ditty about John and Meg. Singer John Mellencamp and actress Meg Ryan are getting married. The 56-year-old announced her engagement to the 67-year-old musician on Instagram . "ENGAGED!," is what she wrote. The post included a drawing of what appears to be the two holding...
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Elton John, left, and David Furnish attend the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 17th annual "An Enduring Vision" benefit gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
November 06, 2018 - 3:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Elton John says he stood by the stage and sobbed as Aretha Franklin gave her final public performance at his AIDS foundation gala last year. On the red carpet this time around, John called her show "one of the greatest performances of our lifetime." Franklin died in August at age 76...
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