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'Once' crowned best musical at the Tony Awards

June 11, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

Host Neil Patrick Harris, left, and Patti LuPone perform at the 66th Annual Tony Awards on Sunday June 10, 2012, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes /Invision/AP) NEW YORK (AP) — The bittersweet musical “Once” captured eight Tony Awards on Sunday, including best musical direction, best lead actor in a musical and the top [&hellip...

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Rodrigo y Gabriela take int'l sound to Bonnaroo

June 10, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

Rodrigo of Rodrigo Y Gabriela and C.U.B.A. perform during the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn., Friday, June 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Dave Martin) MANCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) — Rodrigo y Gabriela believe heavy metal is a universal language. The...

LA's Getty Museum illustrates death in Middle Ages

June 10, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

In this photo taken Tuesday, May 29, 2012, A detail of “The Beast Acheron,” a medieval miniature made of tempera colors, gold leaf, gold paint, and ink on parchment, is displayed at the “Heaven, Hell and Dying Well: Images of Death in the...

Fire at De Niro's NYC apartment; no injuries

June 10, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

FILE- In this Dec. 11, 2006 file photo, director Robert Di Niro, arrives at the world premiere of his new film “The Good Shepherd” in New York. A fire broke out in Di Niro’s apartment, Friday, June 8, 2012, while he was out of the country. It...

Lauryn Hill responds to NJ tax evasion charges

June 9, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

FILE – In this May 7, 2011 file photo, Lauryn Hill performs at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans. Federal prosecutors have charged five-time Grammy winner Lauryn Hill with willfully failing to file income tax returns with the...

Video mashup honors Mister Rogers, imagination

June 9, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

FILE – This June 28, 1989 file photo shows Fred Rogers as he rehearses the opening of his PBS show “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” during a taping in Pittsburgh. Rogers, the late host of “Mister Rogers Neighborhood,” is...

Surviving Bee Gee mourns Robin Gibb's loss

June 9, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

Barry Gibb, third left, walks with the vicar to the graveside following the funeral of his brother Robin Gibb’s outside St Mary’s Church in Thame, England, Friday, June 8, 2012. Robin Gibb a member of the iconic Bee Gees pop group died May 20,...

Broadway star Sutton Foster shifts to TV series

June 9, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

This undated photo released by ABC Family shows Tony Award-winning actress Sutton Foster, who stars as a former ballerina turned Vegas showgirl who is looking to make a fresh start in the ABC Family’s original drama “Bunheads.” The series...

Actors' labor union gets a Tony amid union-bashing

June 9, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

FILE – This Nov. 24, 2007 file photo shows John Joseph Kelly, a stagehand for “Hairspray” at the Neil Simon Theatre, right, speaking with Mark Zimmerman, president of Actors’ Equity, as Kelly pickets outside the theater in New York....

1 of few women conductors directs at Spoleto

June 9, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

Visitors look at paintings during the annual Piccolo Spoleto Art Show in Charleston, S.C., on Friday, June 8, 2012. Piccolo Spoleto is the Charleston city festival that is a companion to the internationally known Spoleto Festival USA that closes on Sunday....