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  • B.B. King viewing draws more than 1,000 in Las Vegas
    Associated Press | May 23, 2015 12:18 am
    B.B. King kept drawing fans in Las Vegas, and a family feud simmered, during a public chance to say goodbye ahead of a weekend memorial service and a final King of the Blues road tour leading back home to the Mississippi Delta.
  • Rockefeller makes rare appearance ahead of 100th birthday
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 3:12 pm
    David Rockefeller made a rare public appearance ahead of his 100th birthday to formally announce the donation of 1,000 acres bordering Acadia National Park in Maine.
  • TLC pulls Duggar family series amid misconduct reports
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 2:37 pm
    TLC pulled the reality series "19 Kids and Counting" from its schedule on Friday, a move that follows reports of sexual misconduct allegations against one of the stars, Josh Duggar, stemming from when he was a juvenile.
  • Venice officials shut down mosque-inside-church art exhibit
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 1:44 pm
    Authorities in Venice on Friday closed a working mosque in an ex-church that was Iceland's contribution to the 56th Venice Biennale contemporary art fair on the grounds that it was being improperly used as a place of worship.
  • De Niro tells NY arts graduates 'You have to keep working'
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 1:32 pm
    Robert De Niro urged new graduates at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts on Friday to keep fighting to create careers in the arts even though it probably would have been easier if they had picked something more practical.
  • TV miniseries 'Texas Rising' takes big-screen approach
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 12:20 pm
    The success of "Hatfields & McCoys" and "The Bible" inspired the History channel to go Texas-sized big with its new miniseries.
  • Gordon, Tristano, Johnson voted into Jazz Hall of Fame
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 11:54 am
    Saxophonist Dexter Gordon and pianists James P. Johnson and Lennie Tristano are the newest inductees into Jazz at Lincoln Center's Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame.
  • Amid celebrity show offs, $30 million raised at AIDS gala
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 11:44 am
    Amid celebrity schmoozing, glamorous fashions, musical performances and the frequent banging of the auction hammer, the French Riviera's annual star-filled amfAR gala brought in its expected share of drama -- with celebrity invitees including Leonardo DiCaprio, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Sienna Miller and Adrien Brody.
  • Amid celebrity show offs, $30 million raised at AIDS gala
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 11:44 am
    Amid celebrity schmoozing, glamorous fashions, musical performances and the frequent banging of the auction hammer, the French Riviera's annual star-filled amfAR gala brought in its expected share of drama -- with celebrity invitees including Leonardo DiCaprio, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Sienna Miller and Adrien Brody.
  • CANNES WATCH: Toni Garrn sparkles in silver on red carpet
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 10:56 am
    German model Toni Garrn brought a touch of little mermaid to the Cannes red carpet for "The Little Prince" in a sparkly, swanky silver gown that trailed elegantly to the floor, with bare shoulders and a crossover cutaway midriff.
  • Harvey Keitel's hunger still strong in Sorrentino's 'Youth'
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 10:54 am
    The aging stars of "Youth" are slowly rousing the morning after a late night in Cannes celebrating the premiere of Paolo Sorrentino's latest film.
  • Judge allowing new lawsuit in Sofia Vergara embryo fight
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 10:48 am
    A judge is allowing Sofia Vergara's ex-boyfriend to file an amended lawsuit seeking custody of frozen embryos created during their relationship.
  • Street artist Shepard Fairey finishes large Detroit mural
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 10:32 am
    Street artist Shepard Fairey has finished work on a large mural in downtown Detroit.
  • Nazi-looted painting from Gurlitt art trove to go on sale
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 8:56 am
    A painting that was seized by the Nazis and only recently returned to the Jewish owner's heirs is going on auction.
  • Nazi-looted painting from Gurlitt art trove to go on sale
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 8:56 am
    A painting that was seized by the Nazis and only recently returned to the Jewish owner's heirs is going on auction.