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SHOW BITS: Governors Ball is first stop for Oscar winners

Patricia Arquette, winner of the award for best actress in a supporting role for “Boyhoodâ€, attends the Governors Ball after the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) Patricia Arquette, winner of the award for best...

J.K. Simmons wins Oscar for supporting actor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — J.K. Simmons has won the Academy Award for best supporting actor for “Whiplash.” Simmons plays a cruel jazz band instructor who berates and humiliates his students, including Miles Teller, who co-stars as an aspiring jazz drummer in Damien...
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SHOW BITS: Reese Witherspoon’s red-carpet selfie is a hit

Reese Witherspoon arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) Reese Witherspoon arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan...
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Kendall Jenner steals spotlight at London shows

A model wears an outfit by designer Jonathan Saunders for his Autumn/Winter 2015 show at London Fashion Week, in London, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) A model wears an outfit by designer Jonathan Saunders for his Autumn/Winter 2015 show at London Fashion Week,...

Disney hikes ticket prices at US theme parks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Visiting Mickey and Minnie just got more expensive. The Walt Disney Co. raised ticket prices to attend Disneyland, Walt Disney World and the rest of its U.S. theme parks, effective Sunday. A one-day ticket for either Disneyland or California Adventure...

SHOW BITS: Glen Campbell’s wife: He’s having an Oscar party

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Singer Glen Campbell’s wife said she’s hoping for an Oscar win for him even though he probably won’t understand what it means. “I’m not sure if he’s really aware but he will be at his own little Oscar party tonight....
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Stars arrive at Oscars as Los Angeles gets some rain

Anna Kendrick arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) Anna Kendrick arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) Neil...

Legendary jazz musician Clark Terry dead at 94

NEW YORK (AP) — Clark Terry, a Grammy Award-winning jazz trumpeter who played in the orchestras of both Count Basie and Duke Ellington and on “The Tonight Show” and collaborated with jazz greats including Dizzy Gillespie and Thelonious Monk, has died. He was...

SHOW BITS: A jam session among legends

LOS ANGELES (AP) — At the Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscar viewing party, the real bash didn’t start until long after the last statuette was handed out. That’s when serious partying began, thanks to a riveting concert by Nile Rodgers and Chic that ended with a...

SHOW BITS: Travolta still ribbed for last year’s name flub

LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Travolta still can’t live down his mangling of Idina Menzel’s name from last year’s Academy Awards when he called her Adele Dazeem. At this year’s Oscars, host Neil Patrick Harris mentioned Benedict Cumberbatch, then said,...