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NEW YORK (AP) — What does Miss Manners say about how to ensure dinner conversations remain polite? Never bring up politics or religion. Thankfully, playwright Ayad Akhtar minds her no heed.Akhtar's blistering "Disgraced" opened Thursday on Broad ...more

AP News - 8 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Roz Chast is having a busy awards season.The New Yorker cartoonist is one of three winners of the inaugural Kirkus Prize, presented by the literary publication Kirkus Reviews and worth $50,000 for each winner, making it among the ...more

AP News - 9 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — AMC Networks Inc. said Thursday it will pay $200 million to acquire a stake in BBC America.The entertainment company known for shows such as "The Walking Dead" and "Mad Men" will have a 49.9 percent equity stake in the cable chan ...more

AP News - 9 hours ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge says Chris Brown has been doing well and following his probation rules since his last hearing in August.The Grammy-winning R&B singer appeared in a Los Angeles court Thursday for a progress report.Judge Jame ...more

AP News - 11 hours ago

Copyright 5/8/2014 Publishers Weekly. Week ending 10/19/2014, powered by Nielsen Bookscan 5/8/2014 The Nielsen Company.HARDCOVER FICTION1. "Leaving Time" by Jodi Picoult (Ballantine)2. "Burn" by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge ...more

AP News - 12 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — "Little Dancer Aged Fourteen," a famous sculpture by Edgar Degas that can be seen in museums around the world, is coming to life in a new musical exploring the story of a mysterious 14-year-old dancer and the artist who portrayed her. ...more

AP News - 13 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Ken Burns' series "The Roosevelts" earned PBS its biggest audience in two decades, making it the documentary maker's third most popular film after "The Civil War" and "Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery."PBS ...more

AP News - 14 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — What's in a bra? Femininity, sexiness and self-empowerment, says Halle Berry, who is launching a lingerie line she says will do it all.The Oscar-winning actress is reviving Scandale, a lingerie label born in France in 1932.

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AP News - 14 hours ago

DETROIT (AP) — Berry Gordy Jr. took his "Motown the Musical" production to Broadway and a few other places first. Yet they were mere proving grounds for its date with Detroit.The Motown Records founder says his latest creation has sharpened its ...more

AP News - 14 hours ago

ATLANTA (AP) — An exhibition at Atlanta's High Museum of Art showcases a group of impressionist and post-impressionist works amassed by a private collector who described the pursuit and acquisition of the pieces as an adventure.The exhibition, " ...more