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2 Paris exhibits shed light on First World War

AP Photo/Christophe Ena PARIS (AP) — Irish photographer Mike Sheil says he knew nothing about military history before he began taking photos of World War I battlefields. “I just thought with the centenary coming up it was a good idea for some photographs,” Sheil...
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Off-Broadway Janis Joplin musical delayed

AP Photo/Joan Marcus NEW YORK (AP) — Fans of “A Night With Janis Joplin” will just have to hold on, hold on. Producers said Wednesday they have had to postpone indefinitely the off-Broadway opening “due to production issues.” The show made a splash...

Rapper Big Sean ends engagement to Naya Rivera

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rapper Big Sean and actress Naya Rivera are no longer engaged. A spokeswoman for the rapper announced Wednesday that he has canceled plans to marry the “Glee” star. Publicist Tracy Nguyen said Sean hopes the two can continue to work through...
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Rolling Stone flubs Constitution tattoo on cover

AP Photo/Mark Seliger for Rolling Stone LOS ANGELES (AP) — Julia Louis-Dreyfus better hope her latest tattoo is a temporary one. The cover image of next month’s Rolling Stone magazine featuring the “Veep” star depicts a nude Louis-Dreyfus with a tattoo of...
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Katherine Heigl sues pharmacy company over photo

AP Photo/Chris Pizzello NEW YORK (AP) — Emmy-award winning actress Katherine Heigl (HEYE’-guhl) has sued Duane Reade Inc., saying the company is using a picture of her leaving one of its pharmacies in its promotional materials. The 35-year-old who acted in the...
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With vampires, Jim Jarmusch takes the long view

AP Photo/Andy Kropa NEW YORK (AP) — It’s tempting to think of Jim Jarmusch’s high-standing white hair as the mark of a lightning bolt that struck him long ago, leaving him forever an eager receiver for the electricity of inspiration. “My antennae are...

Korean-American poet receives Walt Whitman Award

NEW YORK (AP) — A young Korean-American poet has received a $5,000 award for first-time writers that also ensures the publication and thousands of sales of her debut collection. Hannah Sanghee Park has won the Walt Whitman Award, the Academy of American Poets announced...

Korean-American poet receives Walt Whitman Award

NEW YORK (AP) — A young Korean-American poet has received a $5,000 award for first-time writers that also ensures the publication and thousands of sales of her debut collection. Hannah Sanghee Park has won the Walt Whitman Award, the Academy of American Poets announced...
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Former pro wrestler Ultimate Warrior dies at 54

AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman The Ultimate Warrior, one of the most colorful stars in pro wrestling history, has died, the WWE said. He was 54. The WWE said Warrior, who legally changed his name from James Hellwig to his wrestling moniker, died Tuesday. Scottsdale, Ariz., police...
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Moving work by Colin Firth anchors ‘Railway Man’

AP Photo/Jaap Buitendijk There are, of course, different ways to make war movies. Some are sweeping, some more intimate. Some are visceral and raw, and some take a more understated approach. There are moments that “The Railway Man,” starring Colin Firth and Nicole...