Arts and entertainment

January 18, 2018 - 10:47 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ed Moses, the prolific abstract expressionist whose works helped transform Los Angeles to a major force in the world of modern art, has died. He was 91. The artist's son, Andy Moses, says his father died Wednesday at his Venice Beach home surrounded by family members. Ed Moses...
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FILE - In this June 20, 1997 file photo, author Peter Mayle appears in New York. Mayle, the British author known for his books set in Provence, France, died in a hospital near his home in the south of France. He was 78. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf announced his death on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Wyatt Counts, File)
January 18, 2018 - 5:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Peter Mayle, the British author whose midlife relocation to France inspired his best-selling "A Year in Provence" and other works set in his adopted country, died Thursday at age 78. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf announced that Mayle died after a brief illness in a hospital near his...
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A banner greets festivalgoers on Main Street on the first day of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
January 18, 2018 - 5:00 pm
Sundance Institute founder Robert Redford did not shy away from addressing the elephants in the room — Harvey Weinstein and the #MeToo — Thursday at the Sundance Film Festival, saying that the fallen executive is not "going to stop the show." Both the lingering shadow of Weinstein, who long lorded...
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FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 27, 2017 file photo, Aziz Ansari arrives at the BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. What makes a private sexual encounter newsworthy? A little-known website raised that very question after publishing an unidentified woman’s vivid account of the sexual advances of the comedian. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
January 18, 2018 - 4:58 pm
What makes a private sexual encounter newsworthy? A little-known website raised that very question after publishing an unidentified woman's vivid account of comedian Aziz Ansari's sexual advances while the two were on a date. The story on Babe.net threw a wrench into the #MeToo movement, with some...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2001 file photo, Don Henley, left, and Glenn Frey perform on their European tour in Zurich, Switzerland. The band's album, “Hotel California,” was nominated for a Grammy for album of the year but lost to Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumours” in 1977. (AP Photo/KEYSTONE/Franco Greco, File)
January 18, 2018 - 4:26 pm
Michael Jackson's "Thriller" was the biggest-selling album of all time, and it was richly rewarded by the Recording Academy, earning a then-unprecedented eight trophies, including album of the year in 1984. Other best-selling albums have also been crowned with the top Grammy, including Santana's "...
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FILE - In this July 20, 2017, file photo, former NFL football star O.J. Simpson laughs as he appears via video for his parole hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev. Simpson enjoys living in Las Vegas, and isn't planning to move to Florida like he told state parole officials before he was released in October from Nevada state prison. (Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP, Pool, File)
January 18, 2018 - 1:57 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson is not planning to move from Nevada to Florida like he told state parole officials before he was released in October from Nevada state prison, his Las Vegas lawyer said Thursday. The 70-year-old former football hero, acquitted murder defendant and armed robbery inmate...
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January 18, 2018 - 1:48 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A paper cup allegedly used by Elvis Presley six decades ago in Oklahoma is up for auction, and bids have already surpassed $1,200. North Carolina resident Wade Jones is a collector of all things Elvis. He tells the Tulsa World that the crumpled blue-and-white Dixie cup was...
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FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2017, file photo, Bill Cosby departs after a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. Prosecutors preparing for Cosby's retrial on sexual assault charges want to call 19 other accusers to try to show a pattern of “prior bad acts” over five decades. The comedian’s first trial ended with a hung jury in June. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
January 18, 2018 - 1:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Prosecutors preparing for Bill Cosby's retrial on sexual assault charges want to call 19 other accusers to try to show a pattern of "prior bad acts" over five decades. The comedian's first trial ended with a hung jury in June. In that proceeding, prosecutors asked to call 13...
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FILE - In this July 20, 2017, file photo, former NFL football star O.J. Simpson laughs as he appears via video for his parole hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev. Simpson enjoys living in Las Vegas, and isn't planning to move to Florida like he told state parole officials before he was released in October from Nevada state prison. (Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP, Pool, File)
January 18, 2018 - 12:58 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson's lawyer says Simpson isn't planning to move from Las Vegas to Florida like he told state parole officials before he was released in October from Nevada state prison. Attorney Malcolm LaVergne said Thursday the 70-year-old former football hero and armed robbery convict...
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FILE - In this Thursday Sept. 28, 2006 file picture, former French actress and sex-symbol Brigitte Bardot acknowledges applause prior to a press conference in Paris, France, as part of the 20th anniversary of her foundation for animal rights, the Brigitte Bardot Foundation. Bardot says most actresses are "hypocritical" and "ridiculous" in protesting sexual harassment because, she said, many of them "tease" producers to land film parts. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere, File)
January 18, 2018 - 12:56 pm
PARIS (AP) — Former French actress and sex symbol Brigitte Bardot says most actresses who have protested sexual harassment are "hypocritical" and "ridiculous" because many of them "tease" producers to land film parts. The star of "And God Created Woman" says many actresses have come out with sexual...
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