Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith are adding their star power to President Barack Obama's initiative to boost opportunities for vulnerable young Americans. The Will & Jada Smith Family Foundation said Friday it will launch a "Careers in Entertainment Tour...
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — The nation's longest continuously operating coffeehouse is putting together a video featuring Arlo Guthrie and Garrison Keillor to celebrate the upstate New York folk music venue's impending renovations. The not-for-profit organization that runs...
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan is permitting a popular Lebanese rock band to perform, lifting an earlier ban imposed amid claims the group's songs promoting religious and sexual freedom violate local customs and religious beliefs. Khalid Abu Zeid, a regional politician who...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — What a California lawmaker intended as a benign resolution honoring a late, world-renowned movie icon exploded into an emotional debate over decades-old racist comments Thursday. The state Assembly defeated the official ode to John Wayne after several...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alicia Vikander is following in Angelina Jolie's butt-kicking footsteps. The Swedish actress has signed on to play the role of Lara Croft in a new "Tomb Raider" movie from Norwegian director Roar Uthaug. MGM, Warner Bros. and GK Films announced the news...
NEW YORK (AP) — Katy Perry will be lighting up the French Rivera like fireworks next month: The singer will perform at amfAR's annual "Cinema Against AIDS" event, the glitzy A-list fundraiser held annually during the Cannes Film Festival. The fundraiser, which takes place just...
NEW YORK (AP) — It's going to be fun and games for Alec Baldwin as he joins Steve Harvey and Michael Strahan for ABC's summer prime-time game-show block. ABC announced Thursday that Baldwin will be quizmaster for a revival of "Match Game." First aired a half-century ago, it's a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast is buying DreamWorks Animation, the film company behind the Shrek, Madagascar and Kung Fu Panda franchises, for approximately $3.55 billion, strengthening its presence in the important and growing business of children's entertainment. DreamWorks...
ATLANTA (AP) — Police say they arrested comedian and actor Katt Williams just outside Atlanta after he threw a salt shaker at a restaurant manager. East Point police Capt. Cliff Chandler says officers responded to a call of a fight at Spondivits restaurant a little after 10 p.m...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two years after coming out as gay and praising the Mormon church for offering support, Tyler...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two years after coming out as gay and praising the Mormon church for offering support, Tyler...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two years after coming out as gay and praising the Mormon church for offering support, Tyler...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jayson Werth's three-run home run capped a four-run first inning and Joe Ross had another stingy...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colts owner Jim Irsay said Saturday that negotiations on Andrew Luck's contract extension are...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colts owner Jim Irsay said Saturday that negotiations on Andrew Luck's contract extension are...