Review: Bragg and Henry shine on rail-inspired, recorded set

Billy Bragg and Joe Henry, "Shine a Light: Field Recordings from the Great American Railroad" (Cooking Vinyl)…

Review: Jake Shimabukuro takes roaming ukulele to Nashville

Jake Shimabukuro, "Nashville Sessions" (JS Records)…

Red flags, not red carpet: Local film wins North Korean fest

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — And the envelope, please!…

Queen guitarist Brian May protests Japanese dolphin hunts

TOKYO (AP) — Brian May, guitarist of British rock group Queen, is taking a stand against Japanese dolphin killing, saying the slaughter of animals should end in the same way society has turned against slavery or witch-burning….

Young filmmakers thank the academy at Student Academy Awards

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Seventeen young filmmakers from around the world gathered in Beverly Hills, California, to utter the six magic words they've been practicing all their lives: "I'd like to thank the academy."…

Smithsonian museum also tells story of black cuisine

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jerome Grant grew up in Fort Washington, Maryland, but also visited his stepfather's family in Hampton, Virginia, and spent summers with his Jamaican grandmother in Philadelphia….

Dalian Wanda, Sony to partner on multiple big-budget movies

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group and Sony Pictures Entertainment Motion Picture Group say they've formed a strategic partnership to cooperate on multiple big-budget movies….

FBI says it’s evaluating abuse allegations against Pitt

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The FBI is gathering information about an incident involving Brad Pitt and his family aboard a private flight last week, the agency confirmed Thursday….

Adam Levine, Behati Prinsloo welcome daughter, Dusty Rose

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adam Levine is welcoming a new voice into his home….

Gigi Hadid fends off man-handler between runway turns

MILAN (AP) — This was already Gigi Hadid's season….