Jack Harlow, Dua Lipa, Demi Lovato Headline Jingle Ball Tour

Jack Harlow, Dua Lipa, Demi Lovato Headline Jingle Ball Tour

By MARK KENNEDY, AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK (AP) — iHeartRadio has unveiled a starry rotating lineup for the winter 2022 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball tour, including sets by Jack Harlow, Dua Lipa, Backstreet Boys, Demi Lovato, Lizzo and Charlie Puth. The 11-city tour will hit Fort Worth, Texas; Los Angeles; Chicago; Detroit New York City; … Read more

Met Gala to Honor Lagerfeld; Loewe Bowls Over Paris Fashion

By THOMAS ADAMSON, AP Fashion Writer PARIS (AP) — Loewe’s ever-creative director Jonathan Anderson became the toast of Paris Fashion Week on Friday with his subtly provocative, concept-driven runway show triumph that had critics and VIP guests, including Karlie Kloss and Alexa Chung, bowled over. Meanwhile, US Vogue’s Anna Wintour announced that next year’s Met … Read more

Author Dangarembga Found Guilty in Zimbabwe Rights Protest

By FARAI MUTSAKA, Associated Press HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — World-renowned author Tsitsi Dangarembga was found guilty Thursday of promoting public violence in her home country of Zimbabwe for participating in a largely peaceful antigovernment protest in 2020 that called for reforms. She was fined around $120 and given a six-month suspended jail sentence. Dangarembga and … Read more

Chloe Goes for Pared-Down 1970s, Riffing on Disco in Paris

By THOMAS ADAMSON, AP Fashion Writer PARIS (AP) — Chloe — the house that invented ready-to-wear — got almost ready-to-dance at Thursday’s installment of Paris Fashion Week as designer Gabriela Hearst developed disco fever, cracking open strobe lighting, colored 1970s disc motifs and grungy hair. And this season Rick Owens, the indefatigable US designer, brought … Read more

LIV Golf nearing deal to buy TV time on FS1

Golfweek is reporting that Saudi-funded LIV Golf, without a US television deal during its inaugural season, is close to an agreement to buy time on FS1. Golfweek cited multiple sources it did not identify in saying the agreement is still being finalized. It would go against what Greg Norman, the CEO and commissioner of LIV … Read more

Schwarzenegger Visits Auschwitz in Message Against Hatred

OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Film icon Arnold Schwarzenegger visited the site of the Auschwitz Nazi death camp on Wednesday, meeting a Holocaust survivor and the son of Holocaust survivors to deliver a message against prejudice and hatred. The “Terminator” actor and former California governor viewed the barracks, watchtowers and remains of gas chambers that endure … Read more

Paris Fashion Week Prepares for Balmain Fashion Festival

By THOMAS ADAMSON, AP Fashion Writer PARIS (AP) — Paris Fashion Week roared into full gear Wednesday with shows by many fashion houses and strong anticipation of Balmain’s spectacular evening fashion festival — a star-studded charity concert featuring the latest fashions, members of the public and secret celebrity performances. Here are some highlights of spring-summer … Read more

Billy Eichner Made a Great Rom-Com. Now Its Audiences’ Turn.

By JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) — At the Toronto International Film Festival world premiere of “Bros,” Billy Eichner exhorted the crowd to keep cheering. “Keep it going!” implored Eichner. “I want a longer ovation than ‘The Whale!’ ‘” In the whistle-stop lead-up to the release of “Bros,” Eichner has worked tirelessly … Read more

Jill Biden Hosts White House Reading for Student Poets

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden on Tuesday hosted a reading by this year’s group of National Student Poets, allowing each one to read their winning work in a White House room set up to mimic a coffee house. The first lady said she herself has turned to poetry to find … Read more

‘The Winx Saga’ Star Says Showbiz Isn’t All Fairy Dust

By ALICIA RANCILIO, Associated Press In the Netflix series “Fate: The Winx Saga,” Abigail Cowen plays Bloom, a teenage fairy with recently-discovered powers. The second-season show has ranked on the streaming service’s Top 10 lists in several countries, finding its footing among similar teen dramas. It’s a great gig with a passionate following that has … Read more