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AP News - Oct 06, 2015 3:36 PM

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Belgian avant-garde filmmaker Chantal Akerman, whose patient, personal reflections on the lives of women made her a leading figure of arthouse cinema, has died. She was 65.Artemis Productions in Brussels, which worked with he ...more

AP News - Oct 06, 2015 2:19 PM

"Vince Flynn The Survivor: a Mitch Rapp Novel" (Atria/Emily Bestler Books), by Kyle MillsThe late Vince Flynn's main hero, covert operative Mitch Rapp, returns for another winner in "The Survivor."After Flynn died, Kyle Mills was chosen t ...more

AP News - Oct 06, 2015 12:29 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Edgy and irreverent comedian Bob Saget is returning to Broadway — as a pastor."Hand to God" lead producer Kevin McCollum said Tuesday that the former "Full House" star will replace Marc Kudisch as the pastor in the play that feat ...more

AP News - Oct 06, 2015 11:44 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Call them Edythe and Beau.For the 10th anniversary of her "Twilight" series, Stephenie Meyer is offering a gender swap for those millions caught up in the saga of Bella and Edward.Little, Brown Books for Young Readers on T ...more

AP News - Oct 06, 2015 11:14 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar- and Tony-winning actress Marcia Gay Harden is writing a memoir, a "lyrical loving homage" to her mother.Atria Books told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Harden's memoir is scheduled for 2017 and will juxtapose her own ...more

AP News - Oct 06, 2015 11:00 AM

LAKEWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — It's a role "Scary Lucy" was born to play: Frightening people at Halloween.A bronze statue of Lucille Ball that drew worldwide scorn earlier this year for its unflattering depiction of the "I Love Lucy" star has provided in ...more

AP News - Oct 06, 2015 10:55 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Taking over a big Broadway role? No problem. Replacing a Tony Award nominee? Sure. Doing both while not yet a teenager? No sweat — if you're Gabriella Pizzolo.The 12-year-old understudy at "Fun Home" takes over the role of Young ...more

AP News - Oct 06, 2015 10:20 AM

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — On a recent Sunday, chatter from people waiting on the sidewalk for tables at Dame's Chicken and Waffles wafted on a fall breeze across a tree-lined plaza where several people sat, read and sipped coffee. Across the street, a group ...more

AP News - Oct 06, 2015 10:04 AM

"Popular: The Ups and Downs of Online Dating From the Most Popular Girl in New York City" (Sterling), by Lauren Urasek with Laura BarcellaMakeup artist and self-proclaimed science nerd Lauren Urasek was surprised when a reporter from a major New ...more

AP News - Oct 06, 2015 9:34 AM

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Jewish Museum of Maryland in Baltimore is preparing to host a traveling exhibit dedicated to the music and lyrics of one of America's greatest songwriters.The exhibit, entitled "Paul Simon: Words and Music," will feature ori ...more