Entertainment

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August 16, 2019 - 8:27 pm
By Lindsey Bahr and Andrew Dalton LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic "Easy Rider," has died. His family said in a statement that Fonda died Friday morning at his...
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In this July 25, 2016, file photo, actress Eva Longoria speaks during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
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August 16, 2019 - 9:09 am
By Russell Contreras, Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Actresses America Ferrera and Eva Longoria are leading a group of more than 150 writers, artists and leaders who have written a public "letter of solidarity" to U.S. Latinos after the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, and an immigration...
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Chef Rich Cusack
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Hadas Kuznits
August 16, 2019 - 6:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The flavors on the avenue are getting a bit more European. Chef Rich Cusack is completing the finishing touches and renovations at June BYOB, the new restaurant at 1911 E. Passyunk Ave. "I put up my fandeliers I'm really proud of. I really wanted chandeliers, but I...
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Discover Lehigh Valley
August 16, 2019 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered. Below, you'll find a wide selection of things to do in Philly, the burbs and neighboring states this weekend. Check back with KYW Newsradio weekly to plan your summer outings. PARTIES AND FESTIVALS...
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A$AP Rocky, background right, leaves the district court in Stockholm by car, after the third day of his trial, Friday, Aug. 2, 2019.
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August 14, 2019 - 8:22 am
By David Keyton, Associated Press STOCKHOLM (AP) — American rapper A$AP Rocky was found guilty of assault Wednesday in Sweden, where his jailing after a Stockholm street brawl drew the close attention of U.S. President Donald Trump. A judge and jury found the rapper, whose real name is Rakim Mayers...
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A cyclist passes by The Kimmel Center for the Performance Arts, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, in Philadelphia. On Tuesday, the Philadelphia Orchestra rescinded an invitation for Placido Domingo appear at its opening night concert in September.
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Tim Jimenez
August 14, 2019 - 7:07 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Several music companies are following the Philadelphia Orchestra's lead in canceling an upcoming performance from opera star Placido Domingo, who is facing sexual harrassment allegations. The Los Angeles Opera, which Domingo has been general director of for the last...
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The sphere at the top of the Tower Theater tower was removed around 8 a.m. Tuesday morning.
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John McDevitt
August 13, 2019 - 12:51 pm
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The tower atop the Tower Theater in Upper Darby is no more. Many onlookers watched — shaking their heads and recording the moment — as the iconic "TOWER" sign on the 92-year-old theater came down Tuesday morning due to safety concerns. First, the sphere was sawed...
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Placido Domingo
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August 13, 2019 - 12:35 pm
By Marianne Garvey (CNN) — Placido Domingo is disputing allegations of sexual harassment against him and says he recognizes there are new rules today that are "very different than they were in the past." The famed opera singer, conductor and director of the Los Angeles Opera responded to a report...
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Bob Diehl
August 13, 2019 - 11:12 am
Before Freaky Styley , Blood Sugar Sex Magik and Stadium Arcadium , there was an unorthodox childhood, and Red Hot Chili Peppers fans can read all about it in Flea ’s new memoir. Acid for the Children will be available November 5 after it was originally slated to be published last year. The...
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Bill Cosby
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Jim Melwert
August 12, 2019 - 5:07 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Bill Cosby’s lawyers were in Pennsylvania Superior Court Monday, trying to argue the 82-year-old deserves a new trial. But judging by the tone of the questions, it did not go well for Cosby. His lawyers say the Montgomery County judge who oversaw Cosby’s criminal...
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