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Robinson, Chast, Piketty among book critic prize nominees

January 20, 2015 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE- This Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 file photo shows author Toni Morrison speaking during an interview about her latest book “Home,” in New York. Novelist Marilynne Robinson, economist Thomas Piketty and cartoonist Roz Chast are among the finalists for National Book Critics Circle prizes. The Nobel laureate Morrison will receive a lifetime...

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Mick Jagger starts scholarship in honor of L’Wren Scott

January 20, 2015 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – This Feb. 16, 2012 file photo shows singer Mick Jagger, right, with designer L’Wren Scott after her Fall 2012 collection was modeled during Fashion Week, in New York. Jagger has established a scholarship in honor of his late girlfriend,...

UConn title teams contribute to basketball art exhibit

January 20, 2015 • EntertainmentComments (0)

In this June 12, 2014 photo released by the University of Connecticut, UConn women basketball players Breanna Stewart, left, Saniya Chong, kneeling, and Kiah Stokes, right, pose after dribbling paint-covered basketballs on a canvas to create a painting on...

Friends: Fitness model killed by train was bold but careful

January 20, 2015 • EntertainmentComments (0)

This undated photo provided by Bravo Media shows actor George Plitt. Plitt, who previously shot workout videos on railroad tracks was struck and killed by a train on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, during filming near Los Angeles. The actor and West Point graduate...

Beastie Boys lawyers: Bills top $1.7M in Monster Energy suit

January 20, 2015 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this May 27, 2014 file photo, Beastie Boys rapper Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz leaves federal court in Manhattan after testifying at a copyright trial stemming from a lawsuit the group brought against a beverage maker over the use of...

‘Coronation Street’ star Anne Kirkbride dies at 60

January 20, 2015 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – A Jan. 29, 2014 photo from files of TV series Coronation Street actress, Anne Kirkbride, who played Deirdre Barlow. Anne Kirkbride has died after a short illness, her husband David Beckett said Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. (AP Photo/PA, Peter Byrne)...

Mystery Greek tomb contained at least 5 corpses, experts say

January 20, 2015 • EntertainmentComments (0)

This undated handout image released by the Greek Culture Ministry on Monday, Jan. 19, shows pictures of bones and their position, in black, on a human skeleton believed to belong to a woman aged over 60, from a resplendent ancient tomb excavated in northern...

TLC looks to fund final album through Kickstarter campaign

January 20, 2015 • EntertainmentComments (0)

File-This June 24, 2008, file photo shsows Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, right, and Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas arrive at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. Grammy-winning R&B group TLC is depending on fans to fund the release of their final...

Publisher seeks ‘understanding’ of facts in North Korea book

January 19, 2015 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 23, 2014, file photo, North Korean human rights activist Shin Dong-hyuk delivers remarks during an event on human rights in North Korea at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, in New York. Shin, who fled a North Korean prison camp and became...

Milan Fashion designers celebrate normality

January 19, 2015 • EntertainmentComments (0)

A model wears a creation for Prada men’s Fall – Winter 2015-2016 collection, part of the Milan Fashion Week, unveiled in Milan, Italy, Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni) MILAN (AP) — Tactile fashion is setting the trend on Sunday,...