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January 28

Guitarist Tom Verlaine, co-founder of Television, dies at 73

Tom Verlaine was a guitarist and co-founder of the seminal proto-punk band.
January 28
January 28
January 28

Gregory Allen Howard who wrote 'Remember the Titans' dies

Screenwriter Gregory Allen Howard, who skillfully adapted stories of historical Black figures in “Remember the Titans” starring Denzel Washington, “Ali” with Will Smith and “Harriet” with Cynthia Erivo, has died
January 28
In this Oct. 22, 2019, dossier photo, writer/producer Gregory Allen Howard attends the premiere of "Harriet" at the Smithsonian National Museum Of African American History in Washington, D.C.
January 28

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra gets new music director

For 17 seasons the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra has been under the musical direction of Carlos Miguel Prieto
January 28
January 27

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows
January 27
January 27

Oh, brother! WWE star, Eagles coach ready for big weekend

Mike Rallis and Nick Rallis grew up in the Minneapolis suburbs as professional wrestling and football fans
January 27
January 27

Federal appeals court hears case of hidden murals

A federal appeals court in New York is considering if the Vermont Law and Graduate School modified a pair of vast murals when it concealed them behind a wall of panels almost 30 years later against the artist’s wishes
January 27
January 27

‘A Thousand and One’ wins Sundance grand jury prize

“A Thousand and One,” a drama about an impoverished single mother and her son in New York City, won the Sundance Film Festival’s grand jury prize in the U.S. dramatic competition, while “Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project” was awarded the top pr...
January 27
January 27

Sylvia Syms, 'Ice Cold in Alex,' and 'The Queen' star, dies

Actress Sylvia Syms, who starred in classic British films including “Ice Cold in Alex” and “Victim,” has died at the aged of 89
January 27
January 27

6 Nations: France, Ireland set for duel under Netflix glare

Rugby’s oldest championship is getting a modern twist with the Netflix streaming service being given a behind-the scenes look at the 2023 Six Nations
January 27
January 27

Didion-Dunne archives acquired by New York Public Library

The archives of the late Joan Didion and John Gregory Dunne have been acquired by the New York Public Library
January 27
January 27

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar: Week of 1/30/2023
January 27
January 27

Harrison Ford inspires cast in new comedy 'Shrinking'

When Bill Lawrence was developing his new Apple TV+ comedy ”Shrinking,” he introduced one of the characters in the pilot script as a “Harrison Ford-type.”
January 27
January 27

Jay Leno breaks bones in motorcycle wreck months after fire

Two months after undergoing surgery for serious burns, Jay Leno is now contending with a number of broken bones after being knocked off a motorcycle
January 27
January 27

Review: Joe Henry returns with varied 'kind-word blues' set

Singer-songwriter Joe Henry’s latest album was created largely in pandemic isolation
January 27
January 27

Smokey Robinson, 'King of Motown,' to release new solo album

It’s been almost a decade since Smokey Robinson’s last album, but new music from the King of Motown is on the horizon
January 27
January 27

Jesmyn Ward novel 'Let Us Descend' to be published Oct. 3

The next novel by two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward is the story of an enslaved teenage girl that the publisher is calling a blend of magical realism, historical narrative and Dante’s “Inferno.”
January 27
January 27

3 dead, 1 missing as rain pounds New Zealand's largest city

Authorities said three individuals were dead and at least one missing as record storeys of rainfall pounded New Zealand’s largest city, causing widespread disruption
January 27
January 27

World champion says Rubik's Cube and violin go hand in hand

A University of Michigan student is one of the world’s foremost “speedcubers,” a person capable of quickly solving a Rubik’s Cube
January 27
January 26

College basketball broadcaster Billy Packer dies at 82

Billy Packer, an Emmy award-winning college basketball broadcaster who covered 34 Final Fours for NBC and CBS, has died at 82
January 26
January 26

Review: Cannes breakout ‘Close’ tells of innocence and grief

“Close," by Belgian director Lukas Dhont, is a story about a friendship, loving and deep, between two 13-year-old boys, Leo (Eden Dambrine) and Remi (Gustav De Waele), in the countryside
January 26
January 26

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US-Best-Sellers-Books-PW for week ending 1/21/2023
January 26
January 26

HarperCollins, striking workers agree to federal mediation

HarperCollins Publishers and the union representing some 250 striking employees have agreed to enter into federal mediation, the first sign of a possible settlement since the work stoppage began in early November
January 26
January 26

Court orders Detroit museum to hold onto disputed van Gogh

A federal appeals court has ordered a Detroit museum to hold onto an 1888 painting by Vincent van Gogh amid a Brazilian collector’s dispute with the museum over the painting
January 26
January 26

Historically Black TSU hopes for Grammy with gospel album

Tennessee State University is hoping to create history after their marching band was nominated for a Grammy in the roots gospel category
January 26
January 26

Wrexham eyes Hollywood ending in impressive FA Cup run

The Hollywood owners of Wrexham are sowever learning British soccer vernacular
January 26
January 26

Eva Green, producers battle in UK court over collapsed film

A lawyer for Eva Green alleges that producers of a collapsed movie tried to damage the French actress’ reputation by depicting her as a “diva.”
January 26
January 26

Couture season ends with clubbing, celebrity and glamour

The experimentalism and audacity of 1980s club kids inspired Valentino in one of the last high-octane shows of this Paris Fashion Week couture season
January 26
January 26

Shakira’s Super Bowl outfits, lyrics coming to Grammy Museum

Shakira’s two outfits worn during a Super Bowl halftime performance, her handwritten lyrics and her heavily crystalized electric guitar are among the items that will be on display for a museum exhibit in Los Angeles
January 26
January 26

Monterey Park, an Asian cultural hub, shaken by shooting

For decades, Monterey Park has been a haven for Asian immigrants seeking to maintain a strong cultural identity — and a culinary heaven for anybody near Los Angeles craving authentic Asian cuisine
January 26
January 25

Review: Even J.Lo can't save this 'Shotgun Wedding'

This we knew already: Jennifer Lopez can rock a wedding dress — and a wedding rom-com
January 25
January 25

'Rick and Morty' creator dropped by Hulu after abuse charges

Hulu has become the second television company to reduce ties with the creator of the animated series “Rick and Morty” after felony domestic abuse charges against him were revealed
January 25
January 25

Justin Bieber sells rights to 'Baby,' rest of music catalog

Justin Bieber’s record-breaking pop hits from “Baby” to “Sorry” are no longer his after the superstar sold the rights to all his early career music
January 25
January 25

Actor Esme Bianco, Marilyn Manson settle sex abuse lawsuit

“Game of Thrones” actor Esmé Bianco has settled agreed to settle a lawsuit alleging that rocker Marilyn Manson abused her physically, emotionally and sexually
January 25
January 25

Elle King settles in Nashville as a mom and country singer

Singer Elle King's rock music has always been banjo-based so her decision to release a country album just made sense
January 25
January 25

New York's AG says MSG lawyer ban may violate anti-bias laws

New York’s attorney general has warned Madison Square Garden that it may be violating anti-bias laws with its practice of barring lawyers from firms involved in litigation against MSG from its venues including Radio City Music Hall and the Garden itself
January 25
January 25

Review: Fleeting joys in the sublime 'One Fine Morning'

Like most things, the title of Mia Hansen-Løve’s “One Fine Morning” sounds better in French
January 25
January 25

Panic! at the Disco ends; Brendon Urie to focus on family

First there were four, then they became three and finally just one
January 25
January 25

Elie Saab's spring couture in Paris dreams of Thai escape

Elie Saab has whisked his guests away to Thailand for a Paris Fashion Week couture show that gleamed with gold and intricate silk embroidery
January 25
January 25

3 winners selected for $10,000 science and literature awards

A debut novel about a biochemistry major, a chapbook centered in part on Hawaiian volcanoes and an exploration of rural policy in China have won awards for their blend of literary quality and scientific insight
January 25
January 25

Ukraine's Odesa city put on UNESCO heritage in danger list

The United Nations’ cultural agency has added the historic center of Ukraine’s Black Sea port city of Odesa to the list of World Heritage sites in danger
January 25
January 25

Lloyd Morrisett, who helped launch 'Sesame Street,' dies

The co-creator of the beloved children’s education TV series “Sesame Street,” Lloyd Morrisett has died
January 25
January 25

Spanish museum returns 2 paintings looted by Nazis to Poland

A museum in northwest Spain has returned two 15th-century paintings to Polish officials after it was determined that they were looted by the forces of Nazi Germany during World War II
January 25
January 25

Paris Hilton becomes a first-time mom to baby boy

Socialite and reality TV star Paris Hilton has welcomed her first child with her husband, venture capitalist Carter Reum
January 25
January 25

Murdoch pulls plug on possible merger of News Corp., Fox

Rupert Murdoch has pulled the plug on a proposal to merge his News Corp. and Fox Corp. In statements Tuesday, the companies said their boards received letters from Murdoch withdrawing the plan
January 25
January 25

London gallery to show McCartney photos from Beatlemania era

A trove of formerly unseen photos taken by Paul McCartney as The Beatles shot to global stardom will go on display in London this year
January 25
January 25

BBC movie on Indian PM Modi, 2002 riots draws government ire

Days after India banned a BBC documentary that examines Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s role during 2002 anti-Muslim riots, authorities are scrambling to halt screenings of the program in colleges and universities and restricting clips of it on social m...
January 25
January 24

Official: Australia could deny Ye entry over antisemitism

An Australian government minister says rapper Ye could be refused a visa due to antisemitic comments if he attempts to visit Australia
January 24
January 24

Woman sentenced for her role in 'Sweetie Pie' star's death

A 39-year-old woman was sentenced to three years in prison for luring a former reality TV show star to his death in St. Louis
January 24
January 24

A nod at 90, a 42-year hole and more Oscar nomination numbers

A nod for a nonagenarian and a surge of first-time acting honorees are among the notable numbers stemming from the Oscar nominations announced Tuesday
January 24