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Tribute broadcast planned for late music exec Andre Harrell

Tribute broadcast planned for late music exec Andre Harrell

NEW YORK — A tribute to Andre Harrell, the influential music executive who discovered Sean “Diddy” Combs and died earlier this month, will air Sunday. The memorial broadcast dubbed “Mr.

'Twilight' actor found dead with girlfriend in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — An actor in the film “Twilight” and his girlfriend were found dead last week in a Las Vegas condominium, authorities said Tuesday.
Donation brings a bit of Mardi Gras to hospital workers

Donation brings a bit of Mardi Gras to hospital workers

NEW ORLEANS — Emily Bauman is a believer in the power of music. So when she got her stimulus check, she put that power to work -- for New Orleans’s hospital workers and the city’s out-of-work musicians.
Beyoncé to give graduation speech alongside the Obamas

Beyoncé to give graduation speech alongside the Obamas

NEW YORK — Beyoncé has been added to the list of guest speakers for YouTube's virtual commencement ceremony that will also feature the Obamas.
VIRUS DIARY: Of pandemics, parenting and ... Michael Jordan

VIRUS DIARY: Of pandemics, parenting and ... Michael Jordan

OKLAHOMA CITY — Back in the day, I watched Michael Jordan drop 63 on the Boston Celtics on a small black-and-white TV with dials. I was a teenager as Jordan became a global icon.
Kaie Kellough wins $65K Griffin Poetry Prize for 'Magnetic Equator'

Kaie Kellough wins $65K Griffin Poetry Prize for 'Magnetic Equator'

TORONTO — Kaie Kellough was returning home from a walk around Montreal when his phone lit up with a tweet congratulating him on being the Canadian winner of the Griffin Poetry Prize.

Audible bestsellers for week ending May 15th

Fiction: 1. The Getaway by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen, narrated by Emily Bauer (Audible Original) 2. How to Defeat a Demon King in Ten Easy Steps by Andrew Rowe, narrated by Suzy Jackson and Steve West (Audible Original) 3.
Alanis Morissette to appear on Apple TV Plus's "Fraggle Rock: Rock On!"

Alanis Morissette to appear on Apple TV Plus's "Fraggle Rock: Rock On!"

Alanis Morissette is among the special guests set to appear in next week's finale of the new incarnation of "Fraggle Rock" on Apple TV Plus.
Stuck at home, looking within: self-discovery amid pandemic

Stuck at home, looking within: self-discovery amid pandemic

NEW YORK — Confidence, resilience, passion: As the pandemic has changed the world and pushed people into their homes and out of old routines, it has also, for many, revealed some surprising traits within themselves.
Hungary bans legal recognition of its transgender citizens

Hungary bans legal recognition of its transgender citizens

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungarian lawmakers on Tuesday approved legislation banning the legal recognition of transgender citizens.