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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Bristol Boys ‘Blonde’ Bring Summer Deep House to RCA Saturday

BANGKOK — A British deep house duo is making its way to the city for a special Saturday summer night.

Portugal’s Sobral Wins Eurovision Contest With Tender Ballad

KIEV, Ukraine — Portugal's Salvador Sobral won the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday with a gentle romantic ballad that challenged the event's decades-long reputation...
Charles Nevilleon stage during the 2008 New Orleans Jazz Heritage Festival. Photo: Dave Martin / Associated Press

Charles Neville, Neville Brothers Saxophonist, 79

NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans-born saxophone player Charles Neville, who once backed up B.B. King and later gained fame with the Neville Brothers band and their rollicking blend of funk, jazz and rhythm and blues, has died. He was 79.

‘The Goonies,’ ‘Titanic’ Added to National Film Registry

NEW YORK — A band of misfits known as the Goonies, a sinking ship, some baseball ghosts and the unrelenting New York cop are being added to the prestigious National Film Registry.

Review: Family Fun and Insight in Sprightly ‘Incredibles 2’

“The Incredibles” writer/director Brad Bird has said that his characters’ powers are all born of stereotypes. Dad is strong, mom is stretched in a...

Black Panther Sets Record as Most Tweeted About Movie

NEW YORK — The pop culture sensation "Black Panther" has set another record: most tweeted about movie ever. Twitter said Tuesday that Ryan Coogler's box-office...
Arrives at the gala premiere of the film "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus" at a cinema in London. Photo: Matt Dunham / Associated Press

Verne Troyer, Mini-Me from ‘Austin Powers’, 49

LOS ANGELES — Verne Troyer, who played Dr. Evil's small, silent sidekick "Mini-Me" in the "Austin Powers" movie franchise, has died. He was 49.
Composer John Williams poses on the red carpet at the 2016 AFI Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute to John Williams at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Photo: Chris Pizzello / Associated Press

John Williams to be Honored With Namesake Award at BMI 2018

NEW YORK — Composer John Williams will be honored by performing rights organization BMI with an award bearing his name.

Bright Colors, Neons Light Up London Fashion Week (Photos)

Winter coats with sandals? Furry bags with long satin gowns?

Oscars: Musical ‘La La Land’ Secures a Record 14 Nominations

History was made across Tuesday's 89th annual Academy Awards nominations, where the retro musical "La La Land" reaped a record-tying 14 nominations and a wave of African-American films, led by the luminous coming-of-age portrait "Moonlight," resoundingly toppled two straight years of "so white" Oscars.





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