Ukraine band favored in Eurovision Song Contest final

Ukraine band favored in Eurovision Song Contest final

Ukrainian band Kalush Orchestra and its members’ folk-hip hop anthem to their war-torn nation is the oddsmaker’s favorite to win the Eurovision Song Contest By COLLEEN BARRY Associated Press May 13, 2022, 3:00 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MILAN — Ukrainian band Kalush Orchestra and its members’ folk-hip … Read more

Review: Charting country music paths in ‘Her Country’

Music journalist Marissa R By MAE ANDERSON Associated Press May 11, 2022, 1:51 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article NEW YORK — “Her Country: How the Women of Country Music Became the Success They Were Never Supposed to Be,” by Marissa R. Moss (Henry Holt & Co.) Women have … Read more

Catholic cardinal, others arrested on Hong Kong security law | Entertainment News

HONG KONG (AP) — A 90-year-old Roman Catholic cardinal, a singer and at least two others have been arrested in Hong Kong on suspicion of colluding with foreign forces to endanger China’s national security, in an action widely condemned as a further sign of Beijing’s erosion of rights in the city. The arrests further expand … Read more

Retired AP photographer Ut gives pope ‘Napalm Girl’ photo

Retired Associated Press photographer Nick Ut has met with Pope Francis and gave him a copy of his Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph of a young Vietnamese girl running naked down the road after a napalm attack By NICOLE WINFIELD Associated Press May 11, 2022, 3:40 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this … Read more

Retired AP photographer Ut gives pope ‘Napalm Girl’ photo | Entertainment News

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Retired Associated Press photographer Nick Ut met Wednesday with Pope Francis and gave him a copy of his Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph of a young Vietnamese girl running naked down the road after a napalm attack. Ut and Kim Phuc Phan Thi, whose terror of the AP photographer captured on June 8, … Read more

Mario Batali acquittal underscores perils of #MeToo cases

BOSTON — Bill Cosby conviction was released from prison when his that he drugged and assaulted a woman was overturned. Quarterback Deshaun Watson landed a record-setting $230 million contract, despite an investigation into claims he assaulted 22 women. Celebrity chef Mario Batali was acquitted this week on just the second day of his sexual assault … Read more

Film producers defend safety in Alec Baldwin shooting

A film production company is contesting sanctions by New Mexico officials for alleged workplace safety violations on the set of “Rust,” where actor and producer Alec Baldwin fatally shot a cinematographer in October By MORGAN LEE Associated Press May 11, 2022, 7:12 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SANTA … Read more

Reports: Hong Kong arrests Roman Catholic cardinal, others | Entertainment News

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong authorities arrested a Roman Catholic cardinal, a singer and at least two others on Wednesday on suspicion of colluding with foreign forces to endanger China’s national security, reports said. Cardinal Joseph Zen, singer-actress Denise Ho, lawyer Margaret Ng and scholar Hui Po-keung were detained by Hong Kong’s National Security … Read more

Review: Acting chemistry boosts (very) dark ‘Count of Three’

There’s dark comedy and then there’s really dark comedy, and “On the Count of Three” is perhaps darker still By JOCELYN NOVECK AP National Writer May 11, 2022, 5:00 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article “On the Count of Three” is marketed as a “darkly comic” movie. Well, there’s … Read more

Japanese writer who documented WWII Tokyo firebombing dies

Katsumoto Saotome, a Japanese writer who gathered the accounts of survivors of the US firebombing of Tokyo in World War II to raise awareness of the massive civilian deaths and the importance of peace, has died By MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated Press May 11, 2022, 3:14 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail … Read more