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Summer movie preview: Bay reboots ‘Transformers’

AP Photo/Andrew Cooper NEW YORK (AP) — Summer is the season of Michael Bay. As much as anyone else, Bay – in movies like “Armageddon,” “Pearl Harbor” and “Transformers” – has shaped what the summer movie is: its quick-cutting...
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Summer movie preview: Bay reboots ‘Transformers’

AP Photo/Andrew Cooper NEW YORK (AP) — Summer is the season of Michael Bay. As much as anyone else, Bay – in movies like “Armageddon,” “Pearl Harbor” and “Transformers” – has shaped what the summer movie is: its quick-cutting...
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Indian film awards arrive in Tampa, Fla., but why?

AP Photo/Kin Cheung TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The so-called Bollywood Oscars have been held in Macau, Singapore, London and now . Tampa? Starting Wednesday, hundreds of Indian film stars and thousands of Bollywood fans are expected to flood this city for the International Indian...
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Indian film awards arrive in Tampa, Fla., but why?

AP Photo/Kin Cheung TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The so-called Bollywood Oscars have been held in Macau, Singapore, London and now . Tampa? Starting Wednesday, hundreds of Indian film stars and thousands of Bollywood fans are expected to flood this city for the International Indian...
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Musical based on ‘Found’ aims for Atlantic Theater

AP Photo/Carol Rosegg NEW YORK (AP) — Most theater musicals are based on prized, cherished things. Now comes one that uses the trash we toss away. This fall, the Atlantic Theater Company will present the world premiere of “Found,” a show built around discarded...
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Summer preview: Chris Pratt enters a new ‘Galaxy’

AP Photo NEW YORK (AP) — When Chris Pratt tweeted a shirtless photo of himself to flaunt the shape he had gotten into for “Zero Dark Thirty,” he got a “giant ball of criticism” from his friends. It also helped land him the lead in one of the...
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Discovery to chronicle Everest avalanche

AP Photo/Gurinder Osan NEW YORK (AP) — With its dream of covering a daredevil’s attempt to jump off Mount Everest over, the Discovery network is instead making a documentary on last week’s avalanche that killed more than a dozen mountain guides. Discovery...

Bon Jovi helps open low-income housing in Philly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rock star Jon Bon Jovi is showing some brotherly love to the less fortunate in Philadelphia. On Tuesday, he attended the grand opening of a low-income housing development that bears his initials. The 55-unit JBJ Soul Homes will be occupied by low-income...
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Zoo launches ‘endangered song’ to help save tigers

AP Photo/Mehgan Murphy WASHINGTON (AP) — Indie rock band Portugal. The Man and the Smithsonian’s National Zoo released an “endangered song” Tuesday for Earth Day to demonstrate the dwindling number of about 400 Sumatran tigers left in the world. The new...

Milsap, Wiseman among Country Hall inductees

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ronnie Milsap, Mac Wiseman and Hank Cochran are the newest members of the Country Music Hall of Fame. The trio was unveiled Tuesday during a news conference at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, Tenn. The multidimensional Milsap...