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Film director who was shot by Alec Baldwin says it felt like being hit by a baseball bat

Film director who was shot by Alec Baldwin says it felt like being hit by a baseball bat

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A movie director who was shot by Alec Baldwin during a movie rehearsal — and survived — testified Friday at trial that he was approaching the cinematographer when he heard a loud bang and felt the bullet's impact.
Iranian singer who won Grammy for Mahsa Amini protest anthem is sentenced to prison in Iran

Iranian singer who won Grammy for Mahsa Amini protest anthem is sentenced to prison in Iran

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian singer who won a Grammy presented by U.S. first lady Jill Biden has been sentenced to more than three years in prison over his anthem supporting the 2022 protests over the death of Mahsa Amini.
Prince Harry gets OK to use key evidence in phone hacking case against Daily Mail publisher

Prince Harry gets OK to use key evidence in phone hacking case against Daily Mail publisher

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry scored a tactical victory in his battles with British tabloids Friday when government ministers said he could use confidential documents that show payments by the publisher of the Daily Mail to private investigators who all
Key events in the life of pioneering contralto Marian Anderson

Key events in the life of pioneering contralto Marian Anderson

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Key events in the life of pioneering contralto Marian Anderson, whose name replaced Verizon on the Philadelphia Orchestra on Wednesday: Feb. 27, 1897 — Born in Philadelphia.
Aaron Zigman's 'Émigré' oratorio, about Jews who fled Nazi Germany for Shanghai, has US premiere

Aaron Zigman's 'Émigré' oratorio, about Jews who fled Nazi Germany for Shanghai, has US premiere

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Zigman goes back to the 1940s in composing “Émigré,” an oratorio portraying Jews who fled Nazi Germany for Shanghai. His 90-minute, two-act work, given its U.S.
African American Film Critics group celebrates Black Hollywood and beyond while building its stature

African American Film Critics group celebrates Black Hollywood and beyond while building its stature

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Filmmaker Ava DuVernay remembered working as a publicist years ago, struggling to draw major traffic to star-studded events for the African American Film Critics Association .
New Jersey gambling regulator who advised nation on integrity and oversight retires

New Jersey gambling regulator who advised nation on integrity and oversight retires

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.
Movie Review: The colossal melancholy of Ceylan's 'About Dry Grasses'

Movie Review: The colossal melancholy of Ceylan's 'About Dry Grasses'

Nuri Bilge Ceylan makes long films , by movie standards, but short ones by Russian literature standards. There may be no filmmaker more consciously working in a novelistic tradition.

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide.
An Oscars comeback? How the film academy went global and found its footing again

An Oscars comeback? How the film academy went global and found its footing again

For a few years, the Oscars looked to be hanging on by a thread. Viewership was plummeting . The pandemic didn't help.
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