Arts and entertainment

FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2017, file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at The Weinstein Company and Netflix Golden Globes afterparty in Beverly Hills, Calif. A television network has aired video of Harvey Weinstein fondling a woman who accused him of rape. The video aired Wednesday by Sky News was recorded by Melissa Thompson when she met Weinstein at his office in 2011. It shows Weinstein propositioning Thompson and caressing her shoulder during a business presentation. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
September 12, 2018 - 5:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A video of Harvey Weinstein caressing and propositioning a woman who accused him of rape aired on television Wednesday. Melissa Thompson, who sued Weinstein in June, said she made the recording, shown by Sky News, while demonstrating video technology for the movie mogul-turned-#...
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FILE - In this March 13, 2016, file photo, Norm Macdonald begins as host of the Canadian Screen Awards in Toronto. “The Tonight Show canceled an appearance by Macdonald after he made comments about the MeToo movement and fellow comedians Louis C.K. and Roseanne Barr. (Peter Power/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
September 12, 2018 - 4:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Norm Macdonald's comments about the MeToo movement and fellow comedians Louis C.K. and Roseanne Barr led to the "The Tonight Show" canceling his appearance and spurred apologies from the comedian that could bring their own problems. In a statement, NBC said it canceled Tuesday's...
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FILE - In this June 27, 2015 file photo, Canadian singer Drake performs on the main stage at Wireless festival in Finsbury Park, London. Rap has easily dominated the pop charts and on streaming services in the last few years, and that’s reflected at the 2018 American Music Awards. Drake and Cardi B are the leading nominees with eight each. The AMAs will air live Oct. 9 from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jonathan Short/Invision/AP, File)
September 12, 2018 - 3:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Rap has easily dominated the pop charts and on streaming services in the last few years, and that's reflected at the 2018 American Music Awards. Drake and Cardi B are the leaders with eight nominations each — earning bids in both the pop/rock and rap/hip-hop categories. Drake has...
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FILE - In this July 19, 2005 file photo, Algerian singer Rachid Taha sings on the main stage during the opening day of the Paleo Festival in Nyon, Switzerland. Rachid Taha, an Algerian singer who thrillingly blended Arabic music with rock and techno and at times wore blue contact lenses to protest anti-Arab prejudice in France, where he made his home, has died. He was 59. (Sandro Campardo, Keystone via AP, File)
September 12, 2018 - 12:40 pm
PARIS (AP) — Algerian singer Rachid Taha, who thrillingly blended Arabic music with rock and techno and at times wore blue contact lenses to protest anti-Arab prejudice in his adoptive France, has died. He was 59. Taha's record label, Naïve, announced his death in a statement Wednesday on its...
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FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2018, file photo, Viola Davis attends the premiere for "Widows" on Day 3 of the Toronto International Film Festival at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto. Davis told The New York Times she has regrets about her role as a maid in the 2011 film “The Help.” (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
September 12, 2018 - 12:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis has regrets about her role as a maid in the 2011 film "The Help." The 53-year-old told The New York Times "it wasn't the voices of the maids that were heard." Davis says if you make a movie about what it felt like to work for white people and bring...
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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 1971, Fenella Fielding poses ahead of a one woman entertainment piece at the Withy Arts Festival in Somerset, England. British actress Fenella Fielding, the glamorous, velvet-voiced star of "Carry On" comedies, has died at the age of 90. (PA via AP)
September 12, 2018 - 10:39 am
LONDON (AP) — Fenella Fielding, a British actress who was the glamorous, velvet-voiced star of two "Carry On" comedies, has died. She was 90. Friend Simon McKay said in a statement that Fielding died Tuesday after suffering a stroke two weeks earlier. Born Fenella Feldman in London in 1927,...
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This combination photo shows, from left, musician Bruce Springsteen, comedian Jon Stewart, comedian Jim Gaffigan and late night talk show host Seth Meyers who are headlining this year's Stand Up for Heroes fundraiser, benefitting injured veterans and their families. The comedy event will be held at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 5. (AP Photo)
September 12, 2018 - 10:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen, Jon Stewart, Jim Gaffigan and Seth Meyers are headlining this year's Stand Up for Heroes fundraiser, which benefits injured veterans and their families. Jimmy Carr and Eric Church are also on the bill for the Nov. 5 comedy event at the Hulu Theater at Madison...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 1977 file photo, Jon Peters and Barbra Streisand hold their awards at the Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles. They won four awards for "A Star Is Born." Peters is a credited producer of the new "A Star Is Born," the third remake of the Hollywood fable. With the new film in the spotlight, Peters’ history has come under scrutiny. Warner Bros. on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, said the studio was contractually obligated to honor Peters as a producer. (AP Photo, File)
September 12, 2018 - 3:33 am
TORONTO (AP) — Just as film festival audiences are swooning over Bradley Cooper's celebrated romance "A Star Is Born," the film's studio is distancing itself from a producer of the project. Jon Peters is a credited producer of the new "A Star Is Born," the third remake of the Hollywood fable...
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Copies of Bob Woodward's "Fear" are seen for sale at Costco, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2018 in Arlington, Va. It's not clear whether President Donald Trump has much to fear from "Fear" itself. But the book of that name has set off a yes-no war between author Bob Woodward and the president, using all the assets they can muster. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
September 11, 2018 - 9:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new White House tell-all from journalist Bob Woodward, the election season's most-talked-about political book, officially went on sale Tuesday as several former aides of President Donald Trump sought to distance themselves from the depiction of a chaotic West Wing. Former White...
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The Carolina Herrera spring 2019 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
September 11, 2018 - 9:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In the first show since creative director Wes Gordon took the reins on Carolina Herrera's line, he brought bright colors, patterns, bold prints and voluminous evening gowns to the runway at New York Fashion Week. "In a gray, scary, uncertain world, Herrera should be that rainbow in...
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