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  • Chrissie Hynde memoir coming in September
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 11:44 am
    Chrissie Hynde will tell the story of her life, with all its ups and downs.
  • Andrew Lack in talks to return to NBC
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 11:14 am
    NBC Universal is in talks to bring back Andrew Lack to its troubled news operation, which would be the first high-level shake-up following several rough months culminating in the six-month suspension of "Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams for misleading viewers about his experiences covering the Iraq War.
  • The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 11:02 am
  • Winfrey's Harpo Studios in Chicago to close in December
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 10:48 am
    Oprah Winfrey will close Harpo Studios in Chicago, where she filmed "The Oprah Winfrey Show" for more than 20 years, this December, and will transition production for her cable network to a studio in California.
  • British young-adult author Mal Peet dies at 67
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 9:13 am
    Mal Peet, an irreverent, award-winning British writer of books for children and young adults, has died aged 67.
  • Artists to curate new performance series at Kennedy Center
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 8:36 am
    The Kennedy Center in Washington is unveiling a new programming slate under its new president, including a performance series curated by leading artists and festivals celebrating Ireland and skateboarding culture.
  • Artists to curate new performance series at Kennedy Center
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 8:36 am
    The Kennedy Center in Washington is unveiling a new programming slate under its new president, including a performance series curated by leading artists and festivals celebrating Ireland and skateboarding culture.
  • Game Developers Conference offers creators a sporting chance
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 8:20 am
    With tens of millions of gamers now regularly spectating video games online and in real-world arenas, game developers looking to create the next "StarCraft" or "League of Legends" might learn a few lessons at this year's Game Developers Conference.
  • Game Developers Conference offers creators a sporting chance
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 8:20 am
    With tens of millions of gamers now regularly spectating video games online and in real-world arenas, game developers looking to create the next "StarCraft" or "League of Legends" might learn a few lessons at this year's Game Developers Conference.
  • Publisher moves up release for Hirsi Ali book 'Heretic'
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 7:00 am
    The release date for the latest book by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a women's rights advocate and leading critic of Islam, has been moved up from late April to March 24.
  • Reports of Maggie Smith's 'Downton' exit may be premature
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 6:08 am
    Predictions of doom for the Dowager Countess of Grantham may be premature.
  • Chilina Kennedy on finding the 'joy' of Carole King on B'way
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 5:53 am
    The last time Broadway theatergoers got to see Chilina Kennedy, she was portraying Mary Magdalene. Now she's returned to play someone much more contemporary -- songwriter Carole King.
  • Playboy Jazz Festival to pay tribute to Gerald Wilson
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 5:28 am
    The Playboy Jazz Festival will pay tribute to one of Los Angeles' own jazz greats, Gerald Wilson, with son Anthony Wilson leading his late father's big band.
  • Playboy Jazz Festival to pay tribute to Gerald Wilson
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 5:28 am
    The Playboy Jazz Festival will pay tribute to one of Los Angeles' own jazz greats, Gerald Wilson, with son Anthony Wilson leading his late father's big band.
  • Simon Rattle named music director of London Symphony
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 5:24 am
    Conductor Simon Rattle is swapping a podium in Berlin for one in Britain, taking over as music director of the London Symphony Orchestra.