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Springsteen, Gaga join Stones; Newtown noted

December 17, 2012 • EntertainmentComments (0)

The Rolling Stones, from left, Ronnie Wood, Keith Richards, Mick Jagger and Charlie Watts perform live at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Only at a Rolling Stones concert could appearances by Bruce Springsteen and Lady Gaga seem almost like afterthoughts. Those [&hellip...

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‘Hobbit’ bests ‘Rings’ with $84.8 million opening

December 17, 2012 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – This publicity file photo released by Warner Bros., shows the character Gollum, voiced by Andy Serkis, in a scene from the fantasy adventure “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.” Filmmaker Peter Jackson’s decision to shoot his...

Kids play Mozart with violins made from garbage

December 15, 2012 • EntertainmentComments (0)

In this Dec. 11, 2012 photo, Nicolas Gomez makes a violin with recycled materials at his home in the Cateura, a vast landfill outside Paraguay’s capital of Asuncion, Paraguay. Gomez, a trash picker and former carpenter, was asked by Favio Chavez, the...

Chicano rock pioneers Los Lobos marking 40 years

December 15, 2012 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – This April 7, 2004 file photo shows members of the band Los Lobos, from left, Louie Perez, Cesar Rosas, Conrad Lozano, David Hidalgo holding a guitar, and Steve Berlin posing for a photograph, in Los Angeles. They are the progenitors of Chicano...

2 dead after shooting at Las Vegas Strip hotel

December 15, 2012 • EntertainmentComments (0)

The marquee for the Excalibur hotel-casino is seen along Las Vegas Boulevard, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, in Las Vegas. At around 8:30 p.m., a man shot a woman, who was a vendor at the hotel’s concierge desk, and then turned the gun on himself. The man was...

Corgan rocks in ring as wrestling promoter

December 15, 2012 • EntertainmentComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, DEC. 15-16 – FILE – This Sept. 22, 2012 file photo shows Billy Corgan promoting The Smashing Pumpkins album “Oceania” during a news conference in Mexico City. Corgan has gone from Smashing Pumpkins to...

School shooting postpones Cruise premiere in Pa.

December 15, 2012 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – This publicity film image released by Paramount Pictures shows Tom Cruise in a scene from “Jack Reacher.” Cruise plays a former military cop investigating a sniper case. Paramount has postponed the premiere of “Jack...

Venetian art from 16th century at Ringling Museum

December 14, 2012 • EntertainmentComments (0)

This undated image released by Ringling Museum shows Paolo Veronese’s “Martyrdom and Last Communication of Saint Lucy.” Veronese captured 16th century Venice in all of its glory: rich people in sumptuous clothing, stunning architecture and...

Man arrested at Tenn. home tied to Taylor Swift

December 14, 2012 • EntertainmentComments (0)

This photo provided by the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department shows 24-year-old Jacob Nicholas Kulke, of Wisconsin, who was arrested Friday Dec. 14, 2012, for trespassing at a home that has been linked to Taylor Swift. (AP Photo/Metropolitan Nashville...

Amanda Bynes enters settlement in hit-and-run case

December 14, 2012 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this June 5, 2011 file photo, Amanda Bynes arrives at the MTV Movie Awards, in Los Angeles. Bynes entered a civil compromise to end a misdemeanor hit-and-run case on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, court records show. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)...