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Bluegrass music patriarch Ralph Stanley dies at 89

June 23, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

This This March 11, 2011, file photo shows Ralph Stanley backstage at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tenn. Appalachian music patriarch Stanley, who helped expand and popularize the bluegrass sound, has died. He was 89. His publicist, Kirt Webster, says Stanley died Thursday, June 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Ed Rode, File) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) [&hellip...

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C-SPAN uses social media feeds to cover protest

June 22, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

This photo provided by Rep. Chillie Pingree,D-Maine, shows Democrat members of Congress, including Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., center, and Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-Conn. as they participate in sit-down protest seeking a a vote on gun control measures, Wednesday,...

A look at copyright lawsuits involving hit songs

June 22, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

This Oct. 9, 2012 file photo shows Led Zeppelin members, from left, Jason Bonham, Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones at the “Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day” premiere in New York. Generations of aspiring guitarists have tried to copy the...

AP Source: DNA test shows Colorado inmate not Prince’s son

June 22, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

In this Feb. 4, 2007, file photo, Prince performs during the halftime show at the Super Bowl XLI football game at Dolphin Stadium in Miami. A person who has seen a sealed document says DNA test results show that Carlin Q. Williams, a Colorado prison inmate,...

Wayne Jackson, half of Memphis Horns duo, dies at age 74

June 21, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Trumpet player Wayne Jackson, who played standout horn lines on rock ‘n’ roll, soul, R&B and pop mainstays along with Memphis Horns partner and tenor saxophonist Andrew Love, has died. He was 74. His wife, Amy, said...

Motown Museum hosting spoken word competition grand finale

June 21, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

DETROIT (AP) — The Motown Museum is hosting the finale of its third annual spoken word competition series. The Motown Mic: The Spoken Word Grand Finale is set for Friday night at Detroit’s Garden Theater. The event, hosted by poet, playwright and...

Fox TV anchor Neil Cavuto recovering from open heart surgery

June 21, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

In this Tuesday, March 19, 2013 photo, Neil Cavuto, of the Fox Business Network, appears during a segment his program in New York. Cavuto, an anchor for Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network, is recovering from open heart surgery. Fox said Tuesday, June...

V series on Michael Jackson’s final days in development

June 20, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Filmmaker J.J. Abrams is adapting a new book about Michael Jackson for television with TV and radio host Tavis Smiley, co-author of the book. Smiley’s company said Monday that Warner Bros. Television is on board the project with...

Actor died amid growing career, including ‘Star Trek’ role

June 20, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — When Anton Yelchin was killed early Sunday, the 27-year-old actor was preparing to meet friends for rehearsal. That he was on his way to work was fitting: Yelchin was in the midst of a growing career and was increasingly attracting attention...

Led Zeppelin lawyers ask judge to toss ‘Stairway’ case

June 20, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Led Zeppelin’s lawyers asked a judge Monday to throw out a case accusing the band’s songwriters of ripping off a riff for “Stairway to Heaven.” The estate of Randy Wolfe, founder of the band Spirit, failed to prove...