How to Watch the Grammys Live (Including the Red Carpet)

How to Watch the Grammys Live (Including the Red Carpet)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Grammys have evolved from their humble beginnings into a daylong feast of music — and there’s many ways to watch the red carpet and show live. Most of the awards are handed out before that during the Premiere Ceremony, which the Recording Academy will stream live Sunday beginning at 3:30 … Read more

Punk Icon Lydon Fails in Bid to Play Eurovision Song Contest

Punk Icon Lydon Fails in Bid to Play Eurovision Song Contest

LONDON (AP) — Punk icon John Lydon has failed in his attempt to become Ireland’s entry for the pop music competition the Eurovision Song Contest. The former Sex Pistols frontman entered the song “Hawaii” with his post-punk band Public Image Ltd. in the national runoff for May’s continent-wide contest. Jurors and viewers of a televised … Read more

Official: Australia Could Deny Ye Entry Over Antisemitism

Official: Australia Could Deny Ye Entry Over Antisemitism

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A senior Australian government minister said Wednesday that rapper Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, could be refused a visa due to antisemitic comments if he attempts to visit Australia. Education Minister Jason Clare was responding to media reports that the U.S. celebrity intends to visit the family of new Australian … Read more

Coolidge Named Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year

Coolidge Named Harvard's Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Jennifer Coolidge, who saw a career resurgence following her Emmy-winning turn as Tanya McQuoid-Hunt in the acclaimed HBO series “The White Lotus,” was named the 2023 Woman of the Year by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals on Tuesday. The Pudding is the oldest theatrical organization in the nation and one of … Read more

Terence Blanchard Gets Yearlong Lincoln Center Celebration

Terence Blanchard Gets Yearlong Lincoln Center Celebration

NEW YORK (AP) — Terence Blanchard, the first Black composer whose work has been heard at the Metropolitan Opera, will be given a yearlong celebration at Lincoln Center starting in March. The Met, New York Philharmonic, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Film at Lincoln Center, The Juilliard School and The New York Public Library for the … Read more

Grocery Store With Items Made From Plastic Opening to Public

Grocery Store With Items Made From Plastic Opening to Public

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A grocery store that features thousands of products made entirely of discarded plastic opens to the public on Tuesday. The Plastic Bag Store is a custom-built public art installation and film experience designed to encourage visitors to think more about the enduring impact of single-use plastics. The store in Ann … Read more

Austria Theater Fires Actor Facing Child Porn Allegations

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BERLIN (AP) — A famous Austrian theater said Monday it would cancel all shows starring one of its actors after reports surfaced that he was charged with possession of tens of thousands of files with child pornography. On Friday, the Burgtheater in Veinna fired Florian Teichtmeister, the actor who also plays Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph … Read more

Thousands Turn Out to Bid Farewell to Greece’s Former King

Thousands Turn Out to Bid Farewell to Greece’s Former King

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Thousands of people lined up since before dawn on Monday outside Athens’ cathedral to pay their final respects to Greece’s former and last king, Constantine, who died last week at the age of 82. Greece’s monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in 1974, and Constantine spent decades in exile, living … Read more