Arts and entertainment

FILE - In this April 15, 2012, file photo, Eminem performs at the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. A two-week trial that ended Friday, May 12, 2017, at the High Court in Wellington in the case in which music publishers for Eminem are suing New Zealand's ruling conservative political party for copyright infringement. The judge may not rule for months. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
May 12, 2017 - 5:16 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Turn up the volume, the judge told the lawyers in a case involving an Eminem song: "I'm not shy of loud music." It was one of many incongruous moments during a two-week trial that ended Friday at the High Court in Wellington. The judge may not rule for months in the...
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2016 file photo, actor Will Ferrell poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film "Zoolander No.2"in London. One of the University of Southern California's most distinguished alums - funnyman Ferrell - is returning to his alma mater to give the keynote address at this year's 134th commencement, Friday, May 12, 2017. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
May 12, 2017 - 3:13 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of the University of Southern California's most distinguished alums — funnyman Will Ferrell — is returning to his alma mater to give the keynote address at this year's 134th commencement. The question remains: Will the member of the Class of 1990 bring arguably his most...
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This April 3, 2017, photo shows the John E. Fogarty Building, a former government building in the Brutalist architectural style, in the middle stages of demolition in Providence, R.I. Brutalism, which got its name from a French word for raw concrete, has been sparking public battles ever since the architectural style flourished in the 1960s and 1970s, spawning buildings from Boston to Belgrade. (AP Photo/Matt O'Brien)
May 12, 2017 - 1:23 am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — When an exposed concrete subway vault near the U.S. Capitol was painted white this spring, riders rejoiced at the brightened Washington Metro station. But some preservationists were unhappy, complaining that a "cardinal rule" of the Brutalist style was broken. Brutalism,...
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This April 3, 2017, photo shows the John E. Fogarty Building, a former government building in the Brutalist architectural style, in the middle stages of demolition in Providence, R.I. Brutalism, which got its name from a French word for raw concrete, has been sparking public battles ever since the architectural style flourished in the 1960s and 1970s, spawning buildings from Boston to Belgrade. (AP Photo/Matt O'Brien)
May 12, 2017 - 1:18 am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — When an exposed concrete subway vault near the U.S. Capitol was painted white this spring, riders rejoiced at the brightened Washington Metro station. But some preservationists were unhappy, complaining that a "cardinal rule" of the Brutalist style was broken. Brutalism,...
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Actor Charlie Hunnam poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'King Arthur The Legend Of The Sword'', in London, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
May 11, 2017 - 11:03 am
LONDON (AP) — Charlie Hunnam says he convinced director Guy Ritchie to cast him as King Arthur after the two bonded over marijuana — talking about it, not indulging in it. "I heard Guy Ritchie's 'King Arthur' and I thought, 'That's a brilliant idea,' and I just sort of saw it right away and wanted...
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Actor Charlie Hunnam poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'King Arthur The Legend Of The Sword'', in London, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
May 11, 2017 - 10:39 am
LONDON (AP) — Charlie Hunnam says he convinced director Guy Ritchie to cast him as King Arthur after the two bonded over marijuana — talking about it, not indulging in it. "I heard Guy Ritchie's 'King Arthur' and I thought, 'That's a brilliant idea,' and I just sort of saw it right away and wanted...
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May 11, 2017 - 8:00 am
BOSTON (AP) — The fiancee of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez says she thought his suicide was a hoax. Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez says in an interview on "Dr. Phil" scheduled to air next week that she thought "some cruel person" was playing a trick on her when she heard Hernandez hand hanged...
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May 11, 2017 - 1:19 am
BOSTON (AP) — A Boston youth theater group has reinstated its artistic director after fielding complaints from board members about a scene featuring a nude man. The Boston Children's Theatre said Wednesday that Burgess Clark has agreed to return to work. The Boston Globe reports ( http://bit.ly/...
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This 2013 photo shows Katherine Berman in Southington, Conn. Katherine Ann Berman, wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman died in the traffic accident Tuesday May 9, 2017, in Woodbury, Conn. She was 67. (Christopher Massa/Republican-American via AP)
May 10, 2017 - 10:05 pm
WOODBURY, Conn. (AP) — The wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman died in a traffic crash in Connecticut, the sports network's president confirmed Wednesday. Katherine Ann Berman, 67, a teacher, was one of two victims in the two-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon in Woodbury, state police said...
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FILE - In this April 17, 2017, file photo, country music star Carrie Underwood performs the national anthem before Game 3 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series between the Predators and the Chicago Blackhawks, in Nashville, Tenn. Underwood is the wife of Predators center Mike Fisher. The town known as Music City has grabbed hold of the Nashville Predators with stars lining up to sing the national anthem or sing with the house band. Reaching the first Western Conference final in franchise history is spreading hockey fever far beyond the arena walls and the team’s loyal fans, sprouting Predators’ flags on front porches with upcoming opponents televised at barbecue joints. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
May 10, 2017 - 5:33 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The place known as Smashville is ready for its close-up. The Nashville Predators have reached their first Western Conference final in franchise history and that has spread hockey fever far beyond their arena and the team's loyal legion of fans. Stars from Carrie Underwood to...
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