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Kanye West apologizes to Beck, Bruno Mars

West tells Beck -- and Twitter -- he's sorry for storming the stage at the Grammys, and offers Mars a job

Netflix's 'House of Cards' returns in full for 3rd season

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Netflix's 'House of Cards' returns in full for 3rd season
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Kelly did everything he could to stay under the radar.

Chicago State Stifles Grand Canyon Rally

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Chicago State Stifles Grand Canyon Rally
Sean Hill and Clarke Rosenberg combined to score 47 points Thursday night and Chicago State held off a second-half rally by Grand Canyon to win 74-70.

Hong Kong woman jailed for six years for abusing Indonesian maid

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HONG KONG (Reuters) - A Hong Kong mother of two who punched her maids, beat them with mops and threatened to kill their relatives was jailed for six years on Friday in a case that triggered outrage and exposed the plight of millions of domestic helpers across Asia.

Green Bay Holds Off UIC 72-67

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Green Bay Holds Off UIC 72-67
Keifer Sykes pumped in 36 points and knocked down 7 of 8 from the line in the final :37 to help Green Bay hold off Illinois-Chicago, 72-67 on Thursday night.


John Darnielle: pro wrestling is real the way fiction is real

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The New Yorker called him America’s best non-hip-hop lyricist, so is it any wonder John Darnielle of the Mountain Goats turned his attention to fiction? ... more

Tony Harrison: still open for business

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‘I hate being called a poet/dramatist/translator/director. Poet covers it all for me.’ Stephen Moss celebrates the work of Harrison, winner of the 2015 David Cohen ... more

ArtsBeat: Shakespeare’s First Folio to Get 50-State Tour

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A book tour of sorts for Shakespeare to mark the 400th anniversary of his death.

Review: ‘The Sellout,’ Paul Beatty’s Biting Satire on Black American Culture

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Review: ‘The Sellout,’ Paul Beatty’s Biting Satire on Black American Culture
Mr. Beatty’s novel is told from the view of a young isolated black man born on outskirts of Los Angeles who lands before the Supreme ... more

ArtsBeat: Jill Abramson, Former Top Times Editor, Signs Book Deal

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ArtsBeat: Jill Abramson, Former Top Times Editor, Signs Book Deal
The book will explore the challenges that traditional media organizations face in the digital age.

Aggressive owl sinks its talons into residents of Dutch town

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Aggressive owl sinks its talons into residents of Dutch town
The residents of one Dutch town are cowering under umbrellas after an aggressive eagle owl started swooping out of the sky, sinking its talons into ... more

Ex-con tells judge he robbed bank to get sent back to prison

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Ex-con tells judge he robbed bank to get sent back to prison
An ex-convict who robbed a bank hoping he'd be sent back to prison told an Indiana judge he wanted to plead guilty only if he ... more

Italian Fisherman May Have Caught World's Largest Wels Catfish

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Italian Fisherman May Have Caught World's Largest Wels Catfish
Italian fisherman Dino Ferrari caught a 280 lb Wels Catfish Thursday in Italy’s Po Delta river, setting a new record.         

Snowing money? Man ships Boston snow from yard

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Snowing money? Man ships Boston snow from yard
A Massachusetts man is capitalizing on the snow-ravaged Northeast by selling and shipping snow to customers, friends, family and enemies in warmer climates.         

Massachusetts man selling snow from his backyard

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Massachusetts man selling snow from his backyard
One man has found a way to profit off of all this snow.         

Scarlett Johansson says John Travolta wasn't being 'creepy or inappropriate' at the Oscars

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Scarlett Johansson says John Travolta wasn't being 'creepy or inappropriate' at the Oscars
The Internet has been poking a bit of fun at John Travolta for being, well, creepy at the Oscars, for a few reasons:   A photo (pictured ... more

'Jem and the Holograms' come alive in first photo from fall movie

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'Jem and the Holograms' come alive in first photo from fall movie
The first glimpse of the upcoming Jem and the Holograms movie was released by Universal on Thursday. Along with the photo, the studio also released an official ... more

Denis Villeneuve in talks to direct 'Blade Runner' sequel: Report

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Denis Villeneuve in talks to direct 'Blade Runner' sequel: Report
Denis Villeneuve (Prisoners) is currently in negotiations to direct the sequel to Blade Runner, with Harrison Ford now confirmed to be reprising his role as Rick Deckard. ... more

Bruce Willis indie-thriller Wake halts production due to lack of funding

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Bruce Willis indie-thriller Wake halts production due to lack of funding
Production has halted on Bruce Willis’ new indie-thriller Wake. About a week to 10 days into filming in Cleveland, the film discontinued filming due to budget woes, ... more

It Follows clip lays out the rules for hotly anticipated horror movie

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It Follows clip lays out the rules for hotly anticipated horror movie
Very few horror films have generated the level of excitement around the corridors of EW as It Follows (out March 13), a film my colleague ... more

Ariel Camacho Dies at 22; Lead Singer of Los Plebes del Rancho

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Ariel Camacho Dies at 22; Lead Singer of Los Plebes del Rancho
Mr. Camacho, who played guitar and wrote songs as well as singing, was idolized by youngsters in rural Mexico and had begun amassing a fan ... more

Global Deal to Release New Albums on Fridays

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To help combat online piracy, the music industry’s global trade group has decided on Fridays as the official day to make new albums available.

Opera & Classical Music Listings for Feb. 27-March 5

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A selected, critical guide to classical music performances in New York City.

Jazz Listings for Feb. 27-March 5

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A selected, critical guide to jazz performances in New York City.

Pop & Rock Listings for Feb. 27-March 5

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A selected, critical guide to performances of rock, pop, hip-hop and more in New York City.

Theater Review: Review: ‘An Octoroon,’ a Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Comedy About Race

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Theater Review: Review: ‘An Octoroon,’ a Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Comedy About Race
This coruscating play, restaged at the Polonsky Shakespeare Center, is a modern examination of a slave-era melodrama.

Review: ‘Five Times in One Night,’ at Ensemble Studio Theater

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Review: ‘Five Times in One Night,’ at Ensemble Studio Theater
Chiara Atik’s series of comedy sketches has a lewd title and a tender heart.

Theater Listings for Feb. 27-March 5

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Theater Listings for Feb. 27-March 5
A critical guide to productions in New York City, including shows in previews.

Review: ‘Bright Half Life,’ a Two-Woman Play by Tanya Barfield

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Review: ‘Bright Half Life,’ a Two-Woman Play by Tanya Barfield
Ms. Barfield’s new drama at City Center explores a long-term relationship from start to finish, but not necessarily in that order.

ArtsBeat: Shakespeare’s First Folio to Get 50-State Tour

published about 11 hours ago
A book tour of sorts for Shakespeare to mark the 400th anniversary of his death.

Saguaro High School's Big Z posts Miley Cyrus rap

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Saguaro High School's Big Z posts Miley Cyrus rap
Big Z – as Saguaro High School senior Zach Watson would like to be known – wants to collab with Miley Cyrus.         

O.H.S.O. Tap & Take coming to northeast Phoenix

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O.H.S.O. Tap & Take coming to northeast Phoenix
Paradise Valley Marketplace will soon have a new dining and drinking option: O.H.S.O. Tap & Take.         

Lupita Nyong'o's $150k pearl dress stolen

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Lupita Nyong'o's $150k pearl dress stolen
Lupita Nyong'o's $150,000 pearl-encrusted dress, which she wore to the Oscars last weekend, was allegedly stolen.         

The District All American Burger Bar opens in Scottsdale

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The District All American Burger Bar opens in Scottsdale
Triyar Entertainment Group expands in downtown Scottsdale with a burger bar.         

Review: In ‘Sex Box,’ Couples Reveal Their Issues in the Bedroom

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Review: In ‘Sex Box,’ Couples Reveal Their Issues in the Bedroom
On the new WE tv series, based on a British show, troubled couples receive advice from sex experts and then enter a box.

Enlisting Viruses as Commandos in a War on Cancer

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The topic on “Vice Special Report: Killing Cancer” is less sexy and more universal than the “Vice” norm, and the approach is straightforward and relatively ... more

Review: In ‘Battle Creek,’ the F.B.I. Sets Up Shop With the Police

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Review: In ‘Battle Creek,’ the F.B.I. Sets Up Shop With the Police
This CBS crime series lies somewhere between a lighthearted procedural and a black-lined comedy.

Deal Keeps ‘Kardashians’ Reality Show on E!

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The NBCUniversal cable network’s deal with the Kardashian family is said to cover three years.

On ‘Downton Abbey,’ Beware the Fish Mousse

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On ‘Downton Abbey,’ Beware the Fish Mousse
A look at the work of Lisa Heathcote, whose job it is to feed the Crawleys, and their servants, in a period-perfect fashion.