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Smashing Pumpkins’ Corgan looks ahead, not back

December 20, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

In this Dec. 9, 2014 photo, Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan poses for a portrait in promotion of the band’s new album “Monuments To An Elegy” in New York. (Photo by Dan Hallman/Invision/AP) LONDON (AP) — The Smashing Pumpkins are dead. Long live the Smashing Pumpkins. It’s fair to say lead singer Billy Corgan has [&hellip...

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Kid Rock to perform pre-race concert at Daytona 500

December 20, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

FILE – This May 2, 2013, file photo shows Kid Rock speaking during the funeral for country music star George Jones at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tenn. Kid Rock will perform a pre-race concert at the Daytona 500 in February. Daytona...

Ford House sells Cezanne painting for $100 million

December 20, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

This undated photo provided by the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House in Grosse Pointe Shores, Mich, shows “La Montagne Sainte-Victoire vue du bosquet du Château Noir,’ a painting by Paul Cezanne that was sold in 2013 to a private buyer for $100 million. The...

Contrite Vegas hotelier wins gambling license

December 19, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

Chairman Dr. Tony Alamo, center, asks questions of Sam Nazarian, left, and attorney Anthony Cabot, right, during a meeting of the Nevada Gaming Commission Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Las Vegas. Nazarian, a 10 percent owner of the SLS Las Vegas hotel and...

Fatal South by Southwest crash brings first wave of lawsuits

December 19, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

File- This March 13, 2014, file photo shows bystanders assisting first responders at the scene at SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, where 2 people died and dozens more were injured after a hit and run. The first wave of victim lawsuits since four people died at...

NYC rapper pleads not guilty to gun, drug charges

December 19, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

Leslie Pollard, left, is escorted from court after a hearing for her son Ackquille Pollard, also known as Bobby Shmurda, Thursday Dec. 18, 2014, in New York. A judge has set bail at $2 million for the Brooklyn rapper Shmurda, 20, on gun and narcotic charges....

AP Explains: Stephen Colbert vs. “Stephen Colbert”

December 19, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

This Sept. 8, 2010 publicity photo released by Comedy Central shows host Stephen Colbert appears on “The Colbert Report,” in New York. “The Colbert Report” will end on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, after nine seasons. (AP Photo/Comedy...

New York Fashion Week booted out of Lincoln Center

December 19, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

FILE – In this Feb. 6, 2013 file photo, a cleaner walks through the Fashion Week venue at New York’s Lincoln Center. The city of New York and Lincoln Center is evicting the invitation-only, twice-yearly Fashion Week in a court spat over destroyed...

Oakland joins LA in banning circus elephant tool

December 19, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

FILE – In this Jan. 25, 2006 file photo, Tom Rider, a former circus elephant trainer, shows a bullhook that is used by elephant trainers to members of Nebraska’s Judiciary Committee in Loncoln, in support of a bill that would ban the use of the...

Contrite Vegas hotelier wins gambling license

December 19, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

Chairman Dr. Tony Alamo, center, asks questions of Sam Nazarian, left, and attorney Anthony Cabot, right, during a meeting of the Nevada Gaming Commission Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Las Vegas. Nazarian, a 10 percent owner of the SLS Las Vegas hotel and...