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Composer, Pulitzer winner Carter dies in NY at 103

November 6, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

FILE – In this May 2, 1960 file photo, Pulitzer Prize winning composer Elliott Carter poses at the piano in his New York City apartment after the announcement of the award was made. Carter, a classical composer whose challenging, rhythmically complex works earned him widespread admiration and two Pulitzer Prizes, died Monday at age 103. [&hellip...

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Review: Guilt meets gluttony in weird ‘The Whale’

November 6, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

This theater image released by The Publicity Office shows Shuler Hensley, left, and Cory Michael Smith in a scene from “The Whale,” currently performing off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons in New York. (AP Photo/The Publicity Office, Joan Marcus) NEW...

Springsteen, Jay-Z, put the pop in Obama rally

November 6, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

Singer Bruce Springsteen performs before the start of a campaign event for President Barack Obama near the State Capitol Building in Madison, Wis., Monday, Nov. 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Someone has to introduce the...

Gary Barlow hailed for UK charity, music work

November 6, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

Gary Barlow arriving at the 2012 Music Industry Trusts Award ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, in London. (Photo by John Marshall JM Enternational/Invision/AP) LONDON (AP) — Gary Barlow says he’s “flattered” to...

NJ Gov. Christie: Call from The Boss made me weep

November 6, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks during a press conference on Washington Street, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, in Hoboken, New Jersey. About 1 million homes and businesses across New Jersey are still without electricity due to Superstorm Sandy on Sunday, and...

Aerosmith plays free outdoor concert in Boston

November 6, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

Aerosmith members, from left, Tom Hamilton, Steven Tyler and Joey Kramer perform a free concert Monday, Nov. 5, 2012 in Boston’s Allston neighborhood as fans watch from the apartment building which was their home in the early 1970′s. (AP...

A look at Netflix since stock plunged from peak

November 6, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

FILE – In this Oct. 11, 2007 file photo, private equity investor Carl Icahn speaks at the World Business Forum in New York. On Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, Netflix announced it is moving to protect itself against hostile takeovers, less than a week after...

Review: Satire ‘Figaro’ is irreverent, gleeful fun

November 5, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

This photo provided by Blake Zidell Associates are, from left, Joey Parsons, Robin Leslie Brown, Sean McNall and Jolly Abraham, in a scene from Charles Morey’s comedy, ‘Figaro,’ currently performing off-Broadway at The Pearl Theatre in New York. (AP...

Obama enlisting A-list to act as surrogates

November 5, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

Singer Stevie Wonder performs before President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign event at the Fifth Third Arena on the University of Cincinnati campus, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) CINCINNATI (AP) — President Barack Obama...

Film remembers 1913 Massacre in northern Michigan

November 5, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

ADVANCE FOR MONDAY NOV. 5 – In an Oct. 5, 2012 photo, film makers Ken Ross, left, and Louis Galdieri talk about their film “1913 Massacre” about the Italian Hall tragedy during a stop at the Daily Mining Gazette offices in Houghton, Mich. The film...