Review: B'way's 'Violet' shows beauty in its score
NEW YORK (AP) — Some musicals are big and brassy, calling out for attention with their razzle-dazzle and sassy sets. Others are more demure, letting their simple beauty shine. How appropriate then that a show about inner loveliness chose the latter path.
'Captain America' stays strong atop US box office
"Captain America: The Winter Soldier" stayed strong at the North American box office, muscling out the competition to retain top spot for the third week running, industry estimates showed Sunday. The latest big-screen blockbuster starring Chris Evans as the iconic Marvel superhero took in $26.6 million over the weekend, figures from box office tracker Exhibitor Relations said. All told, the film has earned more than $201 million in North America since its debut earlier in the month, when it had the biggest April opening of all time...
Bid, Dick, bid: 'Dick and Jane' artworks for sale
BROOKLINE, N.H. (AP) — In the portrait, the little boy's blue eyes twinkle as he looks straight ahead. His apple cheeks shine. There's a gap in his teeth, and his reddish-brown hair is just slightly tousled. He's an All-American boy.
Discovery network cancels Everest jump
NEW YORK (AP) — The Discovery Network is canceling a daredevil's planned jump off the summit of Mount Everest in a wing suit next month following the avalanche that killed at least 13 people on Friday.
'Capt. America' tops box office for third week
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Captain America continues to vanquish box office foes, triumphing in ticket sales for the third consecutive week and dominating over megastar Johnny Depp's new movie.
'Touched by an Angel' producer back in series TV
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the decade that "Touched by an Angel" executive producer Martha Williamson has been away from series TV, much has changed. A new golden age has brought more daring shows, from "Mad Men" to "House of Cards" to "Breaking Bad," and more ways to see them.
Jack White records songs, releases vinyl in hours
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jack White played his new single "Lazaretto" for a couple of hundred fans on Record Store Day and four hours later a copy of the performance was available on a limited run of vinyl.
Egypt's el-Sissi visits Coptic pope before Easter
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's former military chief and presumed presidential front-runner visited the Coptic pope Saturday ahead of Orthodox Easter, making his first public appearance since he formally made his bid for the presidency.