Arts and entertainment

August 08, 2017 - 6:15 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A writers' museum in Chicago is announcing a series of events for the rest of the year including readings for children, book signings and writing workshops. Officials with the American Writers Museum say their fall programming kicks off Tuesday with a children's author story time...
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In this photo taken on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, Taiwanese actress Ou-yang Nana poses during an interview with The Associated Press in Taipei, Taiwan. Nana may be the new ‘it girl,’ with a starring role in the next Jackie Chan movie, but she’s returning to her roots and first love: cello. The 17-year-old actress just released her second cello album, “Cello Loves Disney,” where she plays all the classic hits from her favorite fairy tales. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
August 08, 2017 - 6:11 am
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Ou-yang Nana may be the new 'it girl,' with a starring role in the next Jackie Chan movie, but she's returning to her roots and first love: cello. The 17-year-old actress just released her second cello album, "Cello Loves Disney," where she plays all the classic hits from her...
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In this photo taken on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, Taiwanese actress Ou-yang Nana poses during an interview with The Associated Press in Taipei, Taiwan. Nana may be the new ‘it girl,’ with a starring role in the next Jackie Chan movie, but she’s returning to her roots and first love: cello. The 17-year-old actress just released her second cello album, “Cello Loves Disney,” where she plays all the classic hits from her favorite fairy tales. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
August 08, 2017 - 6:11 am
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Ou-yang Nana may be the new 'it girl,' with a starring role in the next Jackie Chan movie, but she's returning to her roots and first love: cello. The 17-year-old actress just released her second cello album, "Cello Loves Disney," where she plays all the classic hits from her...
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FILE - In this April 28, 2014 photo, original Godzilla suit actor Haruo Nakajima, who has played his role as the monster, speaks during an interview at his home in Sagamihara, near Tokyo. Nakajima, the actor who stomped in a rubber suit to portray the original 1954 Godzilla, has died on Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. He was 88. (AP Photo/Junji Kurokawa, File)
August 08, 2017 - 5:12 am
TOKYO (AP) — He stomped over miniature bridges and buildings in a rubber suit and gave the world Godzilla, the fire-breathing, screeching monster that became Japan's star cultural export and an enduring symbol of the pathos and destruction of the nuclear age. Haruo Nakajima, who portrayed Godzilla...
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FILE - In this April 28, 2014 photo, original Godzilla suit actor Haruo Nakajima, who has played his role as the monster, speaks during an interview at his home in Sagamihara, near Tokyo. Nakajima, the actor who stomped in a rubber suit to portray the original 1954 Godzilla, has died on Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. He was 88. (AP Photo/Junji Kurokawa, File)
August 08, 2017 - 5:12 am
TOKYO (AP) — He stomped over miniature bridges and buildings in a rubber suit and gave the world Godzilla, the fire-breathing, screeching monster that became Japan's star cultural export and an enduring symbol of the pathos and destruction of the nuclear age. Haruo Nakajima, who portrayed Godzilla...
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Tree Paine, publicist for pop singer Taylor Swift, walks back to a hotel after attending the jury selection phase in a civil trial in federal court, Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, in Denver, to determine whether a radio host groped the pop singer. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
August 08, 2017 - 3:11 am
DENVER (AP) — A jury of eight is expected to be seated Tuesday in Taylor Swift's civil trial involving a groping allegation against a former Denver DJ. More than 10 candidates were immediately dismissed during the first day of jury selection Monday, and more than 30 potential jurors are due back in...
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Surrounded by a phalanx of men, Tree Paine, center, publicist for Taylor Swift, walks in to attend the jury selection phase in a civil trial to determine whether a radio host groped the pop singer as the case opens in federal court Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
August 08, 2017 - 3:07 am
DENVER (AP) — A jury is expected to be seated soon in Taylor Swift's civil trial involving a groping allegation against a former DJ. More than 30 potential jurors are due in federal court in Denver on Tuesday, and eight of them should be chosen by the afternoon. A questionnaire released on the...
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Surrounded by a phalanx of men, Tree Paine, center, publicist for Taylor Swift, walks in to attend the jury selection phase in a civil trial to determine whether a radio host groped the pop singer as the case opens in federal court Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
August 08, 2017 - 3:07 am
DENVER (AP) — A jury is expected to be seated soon in Taylor Swift's civil trial involving a groping allegation against a former DJ. More than 30 potential jurors are due in federal court in Denver on Tuesday, and eight of them should be chosen by the afternoon. A questionnaire released on the...
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FILE - In this April 28, 2014 file photo, original Godzilla suit actor Haruo Nakajima, who has played his role as the monster, points a figure of the monster he made for the movie, as he speaks during an interview at his home in Sagamihara, near Tokyo. Nakajima, the actor who stomped in a rubber suit to portray the original 1954 Godzilla, has died on Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. He was 88. (AP Photo/Junji Kurokawa, File)
August 08, 2017 - 2:11 am
TOKYO (AP) — Haruo Nakajima, the actor who stomped in a rubber suit to portray the original 1954 Godzilla, helping to make the Japanese monster an iconic symbol of the nuclear era, has died. He was 88. Nakajima's daughter Sonoe Nakajima told The Associated Press on Tuesday that he had been...
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FILE - In this April 28, 2014 file photo, original Godzilla suit actor Haruo Nakajima, who has played his role as the monster, points a figure of the monster he made for the movie, as he speaks during an interview at his home in Sagamihara, near Tokyo. Nakajima, the actor who stomped in a rubber suit to portray the original 1954 Godzilla, has died on Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. He was 88. (AP Photo/Junji Kurokawa, File)
August 08, 2017 - 2:11 am
TOKYO (AP) — Haruo Nakajima, the actor who stomped in a rubber suit to portray the original 1954 Godzilla, helping to make the Japanese monster an iconic symbol of the nuclear era, has died. He was 88. Nakajima's daughter Sonoe Nakajima told The Associated Press on Tuesday that he had been...
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