ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

  • Kanye West Tweets Apology to Beck for Grammys Disruption

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kanye West is saying he’s sorry to Beck on Twitter. The incendiary 37-year-old hip-hop artist took to the social media site Thursday to publicly apologize to the 44-year-old musician who won four trophies at the Grammys earlier this month. He also says he’s sorry ...

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  • Meshelle “The Indie-Mom of Comedy” is no Joke

    Anyone trying to keep up with Meshelle “The Indie-Mom of Comedy” had better lace up his or her track shoes, take a deep breath, and be prepared for a near-exhausting and rigorous run. To say that she leads a full and busy life would be an understatement. When the award-winning, ...

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  • Paris Named Host City for International Jazz Day 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jazz musicians from around the world will gather this April in Paris for International Jazz Day, an event UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock hopes will bring an uplifting “positive message” to a city still reeling from last month’s terrorist attacks. ...

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  • Lights, Camera, Catlett!

    For Will Catlett, discovering that he wanted to act was like finding the missing piece to a puzzle. Over the course of time, he had pursued other passions like playing sports and writing poetry, but couldn’t quite figure out what exactly was missing. “I always knew I wanted to do something ...

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  • 2 Nicki Minaj Tour Members Stabbed Outside Bar, 1 Fatally

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A fight and stabbing outside a bar early Wednesday left one member of Nicki Minaj’s tour dead and another in critical condition. The tour members had flown into Philadelphia for rehearsals two days earlier, Minaj wrote on Twitter. Police said the two men were stabbed ...

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  • Police: Rapper Afroman Punches Female Fan on Stage

    BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Rapper Afroman punched a female fan on stage during a concert and was charged with simple assault, police said. Afroman, who is best known for his Grammy-nominated hit “Because I Got High,” was arrested Tuesday night and his show in Biloxi show was canceled. He ...

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  • Review: ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

    Fifty Shades of Grey marked the remarkable writing debut of TV executive-turned-romance novelist Erika Mitchell. Publishing under the pen name E.L. James, the British author has enjoyed unparalleled success, selling over 100 million copies worldwide in just a few years. Her erotic thriller ...

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  • Oscar Predictions 2015

    While Selma’s Academy Awards stock plummeted in the wake of allegations of historical inaccuracies, that of American Sniper simultaneously skyrocketed, thanks to both booming box-office returns and very positive word of mouth. However, Sniper probably had too much ground to make up to catch ...

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