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Jay-Z announces 2-day Philly music festival

May 15, 2012 • EntertainmentComments (0)

Entertainer Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter smiles in between interviews, after a news conference at Philadelphia Museum of Art, Monday, May 14, 2012, in Philadelphia. The rapper announced plans for a two-day music festival in Philadelphia’s at Fairmount Park, featuring nearly 30 acts “that embody the American spirit” on Labor Day...

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Legendary bass player ‘Duck’ Dunn dies in Tokyo

May 14, 2012 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – Soul rockers Booker T and the MGs are seen in this Jan. 1970 file photo, from left to right: Al Jackson, Jr., Booker T. Jones, Donald “Duck” Dunn, and Steve Cropper. Bass player and songwriter Donald “Duck” Dunn, a member...

Kevin Spacey debuts South African short film

May 14, 2012 • EntertainmentComments (0)

American actor Kevin Spacey speaks to the press as he arrives for the premiere of “Spirit Of A Denture” in Johannesburg, South Africa, Saturday, May 12, 2012. Spacey spoke about his international outlook during a brief visit to Johannesburg for...

Eagles, Krauss honored at Boston music school

May 13, 2012 • EntertainmentComments (0)

Berklee College of Music President Roger H. Brown, left, and members of the musical group the Eagles: Don Henley, second from left; Glenn Frey, third from left; Joe Walsh, third from right; and Timothy Schmit, second from right; and Berklee Senior Vice...

Southwest Louisiana fetes homegrown ‘Idol’

May 13, 2012 • EntertainmentComments (0)

“American Idol” finalist Joshua Ledet of Westlake, La., is greeted by fans after his arrival from Los Angeles at Chennault International Airport in Lake Charles on Friday, May 11, 2012. Ledet, the 20-year-old top-three finalist on Fox’s TV...

New York meets Cuba in art-fair chef exchange

May 13, 2012 • EntertainmentComments (0)

Cuban chef Hector Higuera, second left, and U.S, chef Sara Jenkins, right, pointing, team up, in Havana, Cuba, Friday, May 11, 2012. Prominent New York City chefs are teaming up this week with culinary entrepreneurs from Havana’s budding private...

Michigan film industry refocuses on big picture

May 13, 2012 • EntertainmentComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY, MAY 13 AND THEREAFRTER – In an April 4, 2012 photo, Kelley Thierry, left, and Taylor Stanislawski talk in the studio at Dearborn High School in Dearborn, Mich. With a majority of filming done, students in the school’s advanced...

Betty White reveals her presidential preference

May 13, 2012 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – Actress Betty White poses for a portrait following her appearance on the television talk show “In the House,” in Burbank, Calif., in this Nov. 24, 2009 file photo. White said Friday May 11, 2012 she usually keeps her political views...

Young cancer patients’ ‘Stronger’ video a big hit

May 13, 2012 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 22, 2011 file photo, singer Kelly Clarkson poses for a portrait in Los Angeles. A video featuring cancer-stricken children, their nurses, doctors and parents lip-synching and dancing to the popular Kelly Clarkson song...

Friends remember ‘Goober Pyle’ actor Lindsey

May 13, 2012 • EntertainmentComments (0)

Pallbearers and family members get ready to carry the casket of George Lindsey, who played Goober on The Andy Griffith Show, in Nashville, Tenn., Friday, May 11, 2012. The public memorial service drew an estimated 400 people who paid last respects to Lindsey,...