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Basquiat sets artist record at Christie’s sale at $57.3M

May 10, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

In this April 29, 2016, file photo, a visitor inspects “Untitled” by Jean-Michel Basquiat on display during the press preview of “Bound to Fail” at Christie’s auction house in New York. A large blue and green painting by Mark Rothko and the monumental self-portrait by Jean-Michel Basquiat are among the major highlights of...

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Warrant: Minnesota doctor saw Prince, prescribed drugs

May 10, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

In this Feb. 4, 2007 file photo, Prince performs during halftime of the Super Bowl XLI football game in Miami. A federal prisoner in Colorado has filed a paternity claim, released Tuesday, May 10, 2016, with a Minnesota court against the estate of Prince, the...

Longtime Comedy Central president to exit cable channel

May 9, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comedy Central’s longtime president is leaving as the cable channel faces declining ratings. The channel said Monday that Michele Ganeless will be replaced by Kent Alterman, who as president of original programming guided shows...

Rothko, Basquiat highlight Christie’s contemporary sale

May 9, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — A large blue and green painting by Mark Rothko and a monumental self-portrait by Jean-Michel Basquiat are among the major highlights of Christie’s contemporary art sale Tuesday evening. Other top lots include an important work by the...

Actor optimistic about possible extradition of ‘El Chapo’

May 9, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

MEXICO CITY (AP) — For the actor holding the rights to make a movie about Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the latest step toward his eventual extradition to the U.S. is a welcome turn. “Today’s news that El Chapo may be...

Stevie Wonder, Eric Benet, more honor Prince in Los Angeles

May 7, 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. Stevie Wonder, Faith Evans, Aloe Blacc and Eric Benet paid tribute to Prince with words and music at a public memorial...

Cedar Point debuts newest record-breaking roller coaster

May 7, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

This photo provided by Cedar Point Amusement Park shows the Valravn, the new roller coaster that’s opening to the public on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio. The roller coaster has already broken records. It’s now recognized...

Rock ‘n’ roll architect’s ashes find a home in Cleveland

May 7, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

Jimmy Clanton, a long time friend of Alan Freed, has the crowd do the wave while he sings “Just a Dream” at the re-interment party for Alan Freed, a seminal figure in the history of modern music, at Lake View Cemetery in Cleveland on Saturday, May...

Court: Slipknot bassist’s child born after he died can sue

May 6, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

In this Feb. 13, 2005 file photo, Paul Gray from the group Slipknot arrives for the 47th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. The Iowa Supreme Court says the deceased Slipknot bassist’s daughter may sue for loss of a parent’s companionship, even...

Mythical Morrison cave closed over Doors-inspired graffiti

May 6, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

Graffiti is seen inside the Corral Canyon Cave in Malibu, Calif., Friday, May, 6, 2016. Fans of the band who have marked up a scenic cave on the California coast with psychedelic graffiti will have to find another place to spray out their love for front man...