Award is offered _ and rescinded _ for ‘American Pie’ singer

California 05/06/19, 18:22

A lifetime achievement award has been offered — and rescinded — for "American Pie" singer Don McLean.The 73-year-old announced Monday that he's receiving the George and Ira Gershwin Award for Lifetime Musical Achievement, presented by the Student Alumni Association of University of California, Los Angeles. Past recipients included Julie Andrews, ...

Showtime: 18th Tribeca opens in Harlem with ‘The Apollo’

Entertainment 04/24/19, 19:01

The 18th Tribeca Film Festival moved uptown on Wednesday for an opening night that honored an elder New York institution: the Apollo Theater.Roger Ross Williams' "The Apollo" premiered at the iconic Harlem music hall whose 85-year history is chronicled in Williams' documentary. The movie and setting added up to a ...

Pharrell to launch music festival in Virginia Beach in April

Entertainment 03/04/19, 09:09

Pharrell is heading home to Virginia Beach to launch a new music and culture festival.The Grammy-winning superstar announced Monday SOMETHING IN THE WATER, a multi-day event he's calling a "cultural experience" that will debut April 26-28. He will perform on a stage set on the beach; other performers include Missy ...

Bryce Dallas Howard honored by Harvard’s Hasty Pudding

Entertainment 01/29/19, 12:25

Actor, producer and director Bryce Dallas Howard has been named 2019 Woman of the Year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals.The nation's oldest collegiate theatrical organization says in Tuesday's announcement that Howard is being honored because she is "an accomplished actress who has given such a wide range of critically ...

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