Lori Loughlin, husband Giannulli, 9 other parents face new charges in college admissions scandal
BOSTON (AP) — Lori Loughlin, husband Giannulli, 9 other parents face new charges in college admissions scandal.
HAVANA (AP) — National Ballet official says famed Cuban dancer Alicia Alonso has died.
Prosecutor says they want to call up to 12 additional accusers as witnesses at Cuba Gooding Jr.’s sex misconduct trial
NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutor says they want to call up to 12 additional accusers as witnesses at Cuba Gooding Jr.'s sex misconduct trial.
Chinese state TV won’t air NBA preseason games set in China and will review cooperation with NBA after Hong Kong tweet
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state TV won't air NBA preseason games set in China and will review cooperation with NBA after Hong Kong tweet.
California CEO sentenced to four months imprisonment for paying $250,000 to get son into USC as fake water polo star
BOSTON (AP) — California CEO sentenced to four months imprisonment for paying $250,000 to get son into USC as fake water polo star.
MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — Five more members have been added to a hall of fame that honors the arts and entertainment in Mississippi.
The Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience announced...
MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — Three singers, an author and a photographer will be the newest additions to the hall of fame at the Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
Mississippi city wants visitors to participate at museum
MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — Another Mississippi city is making a big bet on cultural tourism as Meridian opens the $50 million Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience .
The institution is funded by state and local governments and private donors. It aims to transcend being a static museum, focusing on live programming such as music, dance, art classes, writing workshops and even yoga.
Museum renovation aims to create treasure trove
HARLINGEN — For decades, the two old buildings formed the Harlingen Historical Museum, standing along the courtyard of the Harlingen Arts and Heritage Museum.
Five years ago, city leaders envisioned reviving its exhibits to tell the story of a town that rose from the White Horse Desert.
Now, the money’s rolling out to help preserve parts of the city’s legacy.
Plum Community Center to host second annual Celebration of the Arts gala, open house
Plum Community Center will host its second annual Celebration of the Arts next week at 499 Center New Texas Road.
"For this event we have two goals," board President Adele O'Connor said. "First, to recognize the arts in all forms. Second, to support programs at the center with an emphasis on wellness and lifelong learning."
Festivities begin with a gala, arts, eats, and spirits from 6:30-9 p.m. April 13.
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The year in arts and entertainment in San Antonio
Looking back on the arts and entertainment in San Antonio in 2017, it’s clear that change was in the air.
The Witte Museum unveiled a new state-of-the-art expansion on bustling Broadway, and plans moved forward for a couple of equally momentous additions to the city’s cultural scene: a renovated Alameda Theater and the Linda Pace Foundation’s Ruby City.
US show of Saudi art aims to share ideas, test perceptions
DETROIT (AP) — A U.S. exhibition featuring the works of roughly 40 Saudi Arabian artists aims to share their expressions, foster conversations and challenge conceptions of life in the conservative Islamic nation.
HARLINGEN — The Harlingen Arts and Heritage Museum is in need of renovation.
Now, the city is selling plaques shaped like airplanes in hopes of helping raise $500,000 for that work.
Earlier this week, city commissioners approved the design of the 8-foot by 20-foot mural on which donors’ names will be engraved on the acrylic plaques.
The fundraising drive aims to update the museum and its exhibit, Joel Humphries, director of the city’s arts and entertainment department, said yesterday.
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In recognition of Women’s History Month and in an ongoing effort to project the city’s musical legacy, the Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz & Performing Arts will present a female vocalist boot camp.
The program will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the club, 736 S. Broad St., 736 S. Broad Street,
Meridian arts museum names 18 members to hall of fame
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Elvis Presley, William Faulkner and B.B. King are among the first 18 members of a hall of fame at a Meridian museum that will honor the arts and entertainment in Mississippi.
The $50 million Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience, projected to open early next year, will include exhibits, performance spaces and a recording studio. Leaders hope the museum will attract 150,000 visitors a year.
Church, state seeing eye to eye in Putin’s Orthodox Russia
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Orthodox Church is expanding its influence in what was once an officially godless state — and President Vladimir Putin appears eager to harness that resurgent power of faith to promote his own agenda.
Artist-politician face-offs before Pence and ‘Hamilton’
NEW YORK (AP) — The much-publicized face-off between the cast of "Hamilton" and Vice President-elect Mike Pence, when actor Brandon Dixon read a brief statement from the stage urging Pence to protect the rights of all Americans, set off a debate between those who thought Pence had been treated disrespectfully and those who praised the cast for upholding free speech and diversity.
Iowa West starts its funding pledge for new arts center
The Iowa West Foundation on Wednesday announced initiative funding for a Council Bluffs arts and entertainment center to the tune of $2,325,369.
This gift, with more to follow, will help renovate the vacant Harvester II building on South Main Street into a permanent home for creative enthusiasts under the direction of the newly-formed Pottawattamie Arts, Culture and Entertainment – PACE – organization and its partners.
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