ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Gabby Douglas, Laura Marano Join Miss America Pageant Panel

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas and musician and actress Laura Marano have been added as celebrity judges for the 2017 Miss America competition. Pageant officials made the announcement Monday. The two will...

Bell Biv DeVoe and En Vogue to Headline Atlantic City’s 5th Beach Concert

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Two rhythm and blues groups will headline Atlantic City's fifth beach concert. City Council President Marty Small tells The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/2bwGgi0) Bell Biv DeVoe and En Vogue...

Tyra Banks to Teach Business Class at Stanford University

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyra Banks is trading the catwalk for the classroom. The former host of "America's Next Top Model" and "FABLife" will teach students at Stanford University next May. Banks will serve as...

Aretha Franklin Canceling Performances to Rest Up

NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin is canceling some upcoming concerts to rest up. The 74-year-old singer said in a statement Monday that "due to doctors' orders I will have to cancel a few concerts...

‘GMA’s’ Amy Robach Sorry for ‘Colored People’ Reference

NEW YORK (AP) — "Good Morning America" co-anchor Amy Robach has apologized for saying "colored people" on Monday's broadcast of the ABC program. Her use of the term sparked criticism on social media. "Offensive," tweeted...

Counterfeit Pain Pills Likely Came to Prince Illegally

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The disclosure that some pills found at Prince's Paisley Park home and studio were counterfeit and contained the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl strongly suggests the pills came to the superstar musician...

Kanye West Opens Worldwide Pop-Up “Pablo” Clothing Stores

Fans around the world are scrambling to buy their own “Life of Pablo” attire this weekend, made available by rapper-turned-fashion mogul, Kanye West. The announcement came late Wednesday from West himself, who tweeted there would be “21...

Rapper Freddie Gibbs Charged with Sexual Abuse in Austria

VIENNA (AP) — An Austrian legal official says prosecutors have charged U.S. rapper Freddie Gibbs with sexual abuse based on accusations raised against the rapper and one of his body guards by two women. Criminal...

Candice Patton Makes ‘The Flash’ Run

Candice Patton has broken new ground appearing on the CW Network's “The Flash” as the potential love interest of the show's superhero lead. It is the latest in a list of impressive credits that...

Brilliant, Inventive Jazz Vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson Dies at 75

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bobby Hutcherson, the bricklayer's son who became one of the greatest, most inventive jazz vibraphonists to pick up a pair of mallets, has died at age 75. Hutcherson died Monday at...

Comedian Kevin Hart Weds Longtime Girlfriend in California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Hart is a married man. The comedian and his longtime girlfriend, Eniko Parrish, said their vows in front of friends and family in a lavish ceremony near Santa Barbara on...

Larry Wilmore-Hosted ‘Nightly Show’ Axed by Comedy Central

NEW YORK (AP) — Comedy Central's "The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore" is coming to an end. The late-night humor and talk show, which premiered in January 2015, will conclude its run Thursday, the network...