Arts And Entertainment

The Latest: Spectacle, security on display at Macy's parade

Nov 23, 2017

Protesters say four activists at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade jumped over barriers and briefly sat down in the street to protest the end of a program that extended protections to immigrants brought illegally to the U.S. as children

Macy's Thanksgiving parade revels on amid tight security

Nov 23, 2017

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade featured balloons, bands, stars and heavy security on its annual march through Manhattan.

Raisman embraces role as 'Fierce' advocate for abuse victims

Nov 23, 2017

Olympic champion Aly Raisman is using her platform to become an advocate for sexual abuse victims

Pioneering jazz singer Jon Hendricks dies at 96

Nov 23, 2017

Jon Hendricks, the pioneering jazz singer and lyricist who with the trio Lambert, Hendricks & Ross popularized the "vocalese" singing style in which words were added to instrumental songs, has died

Britain cries foul as EU nixes its Capital of Culture bid

Nov 23, 2017

UK politicians have expressed dismay after the European Union booted Britain out of the contest to become European Capital of Culture because of Brexit

Russian dancer challenges centuries of ballet tradition

Nov 23, 2017

Diana Vishneva, an acclaimed dancer with a career on both sides of the Atlantic, is promoting contemporary dance in Russia with her annual festival which departs from the stiff academic tradition of Russian classical ballet

George Avakian, jazz producer and scholar, dies at 98

Nov 23, 2017

George Avakian, a Russian-born jazz scholar and architect of the American music industry who produced essential recordings by Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis and other stars has died at age 98

The Latest: Report: Barton said he'd go to police over photo

Nov 23, 2017

A published report says U.S. Rep. Joe Barton of Texas told a woman to whom he had sent sexually explicit photos, videos and messages that he would report her to U.S. Capitol Police for exposing his behavior

Heat top Celtics 104-98, snap Boston's 16-game win streak

Nov 23, 2017

Goran Dragic scored 27 points, Dion Waiters had 26 with a pair of big 3-pointers in the final minutes and the Miami Heat held on to beat Boston 104-98, snapping the Celtics' 16-game winning streak

Q&A: Denzel on 'Roman J. Israel,' 'Malcolm X' and 'Shaft'

Nov 23, 2017

Q&A: Denzel Washington, 62 years-old and a seven-time Oscar nominee, is still trying to get better

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