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Jazz, justice and Juneteenth: Wynton Marsalis and Bryan Stevenson join forces to honor Black protest

Jazz, justice and Juneteenth: Wynton Marsalis and Bryan Stevenson join forces to honor Black protest

NEW YORK (AP) — Black music traditions such as jazz are central to celebrations of Juneteenth, says civil rights lawyer and jazz pianist Bryan Stevenson.
Post Malone and Doja Cat to headline Global Citizen Festival to mobilize young people

Post Malone and Doja Cat to headline Global Citizen Festival to mobilize young people

NEW YORK (AP) — Post Malone and Doja Cat, two of pop music’s biggest stars, will headline this year’s Global Citizen Festival in New York’s Central Park on Sept.
A gate is installed on a Mount Fuji trail to control crowds, but governor says more measures needed

A gate is installed on a Mount Fuji trail to control crowds, but governor says more measures needed

TOKYO (AP) — A crowd-control gate was installed halfway up Japan's Mount Fuji on Monday ahead of the July 1 start of this year's climbing season, but the governor of Yamanashi, one of the two prefectures that are home to the mountain, said additional
Sabato De Sarno unveils Gucci precision saturated in color to close Milan Fashion Week

Sabato De Sarno unveils Gucci precision saturated in color to close Milan Fashion Week

MILAN (AP) — It’s been creative director musical chairs at some of Italy’s top fashion houses, and the pressure is showing, at least on social media.
That cool Tony Awards moment when Jay-Z joined Alicia Keys? Turns out it wasn't live

That cool Tony Awards moment when Jay-Z joined Alicia Keys? Turns out it wasn't live

NEW YORK (AP) — Jay-Z's electrifying reunion with Alicia Keys on what appeared to be a live duet of “Empire State of Mind” at the Tony Awards was actually pre-taped, a show official who wasn't authorized to speak publicly told The Associated Press.
Tonys moments: Hillary Clinton and (sort of) Jay-Z in the house, strides for women and a late upset

Tonys moments: Hillary Clinton and (sort of) Jay-Z in the house, strides for women and a late upset

NEW YORK (AP) — “People, stop texting me!” pleaded Kecia Lewis, with comic exasperation.
The Washington Post's leaders are taking heat for journalism in Britain that wouldn't fly in the US

The Washington Post's leaders are taking heat for journalism in Britain that wouldn't fly in the US

NEW YORK (AP) — New leaders of The Washington Post are being haunted by their pasts, with ethical questions raised about their actions as journalists in London that illustrate very different press traditions in the United States and England.

Érik Canuel, director of 'Bon Cop Bad Cop,' dies at 63

MONTREAL — Quebec director Érik Canuel, who scored a box office smash with the bilingual comedy "Bon Cop Bad Cop," died Saturday at age 63. Public relations agency Annexe says Canuel died of secondary plasma cell leukemia.
Music Review: Linda Thompson’s family and friends sing her songs on 'Proxy Music'

Music Review: Linda Thompson’s family and friends sing her songs on 'Proxy Music'

Linda Thompson , who ranks among the finest singers of her generation, hardly sings a note on “Proxy Music," her first album in over a decade. Instead, Thompson makes herself heard through her songwriting.
Francis Ford Coppola's 'Megalopolis' will hit US theaters in September

Francis Ford Coppola's 'Megalopolis' will hit US theaters in September

NEW YORK (AP) — After months of conjecture about the fate of Francis Ford Coppola's self-financed epic, “Megalopolis” has finally found a home. Lionsgate will distribute “Megalopolis” in U.S.