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Giffords-Kelly memoir coming Nov. 15

September 7, 2011 • EntertainmentComments (0)

This image provided by Scibner shows the cover of the joint memoir of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, titled “Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope.” The book, written with “The Last Lecture” co-author Jeffrey Zaslow, is coming out on Nov. 15. (AP Photo/Scribner) NEW YORK (AP) — The joint...

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'4:44' film billed as wake-up call to humanity

September 7, 2011 • EntertainmentComments (0)

Actor Willem Dafoe poses for the photo call of the film 4.44 Last Day on Earth at the 68th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan) VENICE, Italy (AP) — Abel Ferrara made his new film “4:44...

Elizabeth Taylor's iconic jewels coming to auction

September 7, 2011 • EntertainmentComments (0)

Part of a Suite of Kunzite, amethyst and diamond “Triphanes” jewelry by Van Cleef & Arpels, from Elizabeth Taylor’s estate, is shown in this photograph at Christie’s, in New York, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2001. It is estimated at $70,000 –...

Attorneys for Jackson doctor file emergency appeal

September 3, 2011 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 25, 2011 file photo, Dr. Conrad Murray, singer Michael Jackson’s personal physician, appears in Los Angeles Superior Court where Murray pleaded not guilty to a charge of involuntary manslaughter in the pop star’s 2009 death. In...

Chileans find bodies from crashed air force plane

September 3, 2011 • EntertainmentComments (0)

In this photo taken Feb. 23, 2010, Chilean entertainer Felipe Camiroaga embraces Soledad Onetto during the 51th Vina del Mar International Song Festival in Vina del Mar, Chile. An official says a Chilean air force plane has crashed in the Juan Fernandez...

AMC on track with 'Hell on Wheels,' 'Walking Dead'

September 1, 2011 • EntertainmentComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — As every fan of “The Walking Dead” is well aware, this zombie-apocalypse drama will return for its much-awaited second season on Oct. 16. But AMC is announcing news that should bring delighted chills to any “Dead”...

Greek police recover stolen Rubens painting

September 1, 2011 • EntertainmentComments (0)

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police recovered a 17th century painting by Flemish master Pieter Paul Rubens stolen from a museum in Belgium a decade ago, authorities said Thursday. Two people, both Greeks, were arrested in the operation, he said. Neither the...

Performance to honor DC African dance pioneers

September 1, 2011 • EntertainmentComments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Assane Konte, artistic director of KanKouran West African Dance Company, stomps in naked feet. He stretches his arms as if he were a bird with long, lovely and powerful wings. The drums beat faster and faster. Konte’s body moves as...

Andrea Riseborough, Madonna, Abbie Cornish

September 1, 2011 • EntertainmentComments (0)

British actress Andrea Riseborough, US singer and director Madonna and Australian actress Abbie Cornish pose at the photo call for the film W.E. during the 68th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Jonathan...

Bianca Brandolini, Valentino Garavani

August 31, 2011 • EntertainmentComments (0)

Italian fashion designer Valentino Garavani and Bianca Brandolini arrive at the 68th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011. (AP Photo/Jonathan Short)...