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 Broadway grosses hit another record high this season by pulling in $1.7 billion, fueled by fervent demand to see such draws as Bruce Springsteen, Bette Midler and a grown-up Harry Potter.
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May 30, 2018 - 5:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway grosses hit another record high last season by pulling in $1.7 billion, fueled by fervent demand to see such draws as Bruce Springsteen, Bette Midler and a grown-up Harry Potter. Data from the Broadway League, the national trade association for the industry, released...
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Kim Kardashian West walking the red carpet at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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May 30, 2018 - 3:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West paid a visit to the White House Wednesday to make a star-powered case to President Donald Trump and his staff on behalf of a woman serving a life sentence for drug offenses. Kardashian West has been urging the president to pardon Alice Marie...
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59th Annual Grammy Awards
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May 30, 2018 - 2:47 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Weezer has released a cover of Toto's "Africa" after a teenage fan pressed the group for months on social media to record the song. The teen, known as @weezerafrica , jokingly started lobbying the 1990s band on Twitter in December. The campaign gained followers. Weezer released a...
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2018 CinemaCon Warner Brothers Studio Presentation
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May 30, 2018 - 1:35 pm
By Larry Neumeister, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The chairman of a company marketing and distributing a new Melissa McCarthy movie says a lawsuit from the makers of "Sesame Street" could be "potentially catastrophic" for the film's success if a judge agrees to order the removal of "NO SESAME,...
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Kim Kardashian West
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May 30, 2018 - 12:30 pm
By Kevin Liptak and Maegan Vazquez, CNN (CNN) -- Kim Kardashian West will meet with officials, including senior adviser Jared Kushner, at the White House on Wednesday to discuss prison reform, a person familiar with the plans says. It's not clear if Kardashian West will meet with President Donald...
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Roseanne Barr
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May 30, 2018 - 10:50 am
By David Bauder, AP Media Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Roseanne Barr is partly blaming Ambien for the tweet that led to her show's cancellation, but the maker of the insomnia drug quickly retorted that "racism is not a known side effect." People of all races, religions and nationalities work at Sanofi...
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The musicians of the French troupe Transe Express play instruments on a steel chandelier.
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May 29, 2018 - 7:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Kimmel Center's Philadelphia International Festival of Arts (PIFA) begins Thursday with 50 performances at various places across the city over the course of 11 days. One of those performances features flying French musicians on the banks of the Schuylkill River...
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Roseanne Barr participates in the "Roseanne" panel during the Disney/ABC Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in January.
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May 29, 2018 - 1:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — ABC canceled its hit reboot of "Roseanne" on Tuesday following star Roseanne Barr's racist tweet that referred to former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett as a product of the Muslim Brotherhood and the "Planet of the Apes." ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey said the comment "...
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BTS performs at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards
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May 28, 2018 - 7:33 am
By Jessie Yeung (CNN) -- South Korean boy band BTS has become the first K-pop group to top the US Billboard 200 chart, with the debut of their new album, "Love Yourself: Tear." The album was released on May 18 and sold 135,000 total copies in its first week, including 100,000 traditional album...
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Billy Eichner
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May 27, 2018 - 9:07 am
By Saba Hamedy (CNN) -- For years, comedian Billy Eichner has been known for screaming at people about pop culture on the streets of New York for his show "Billy on the Street." Now, he wants to yell at people about something else: politics. "I've been shouting about silly things -- actors, Oscars...
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