• St. Louis services set for April 9 for rock icon Chuck Berry

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Chuck Berry fans will have their chance to pay their respects to the late rock 'n' roll visionary. Berry's family announced in a statement Wednesday that a public viewing will be held from 8 a.m. to noon April 9 at The Pageant club, where Berry frequently performed in...

  • Justin Timberlake to perform at US Grand Prix in Austin

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Justin Timberlake will perform race weekend at Formula One's only stop in the U.S. Organizers of the U.S. Grand Prix announced Wednesday that the pop singer will perform on Oct. 21. The Texas race got a major boost in 2016 from Taylor Swift's only concert of the...

  • Snoop Dogg to induct Tupac into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame


    NEW YORK (AP) — Snoop Dogg will induct the late rapper Tupac Shakur into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, while Pharrell Williams will induct Nile Rodgers during the ceremony in Brooklyn next month. The Rock & Roll Hall announced Wednesday additional guests who'll be on hand April 7 at...

  • The Swedish Academy says Nobel literature winner Bob Dylan will receive his diploma and medal in Stockholm this weekend


    HELSINKI (AP) — The Swedish Academy says Nobel literature winner Bob Dylan will receive his diploma and medal in Stockholm this weekend.

  • With monster trucks and Comic-Con, Saudis defy killjoy image


    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Monster trucks, hip-hop dancing and Game of Thrones all have one surprising thing in common now: Saudi Arabia. The kingdom, which bans movie theaters and other entertainment venues, is challenging its ultraconservative image and loosening the reins...

  • AP Exclusive: Price tag of North Carolina's LGBT law: $3.76B

    Updated: Mon, Mar 27, 2017

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Despite Republican assurances that North Carolina's "bathroom bill" isn't hurting the economy, the law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in lost business over a dozen years, according to an Associated Press analysis. Over the...

  • Drake's new CD 'More Life' breaks a new streaming record

    Updated: Mon, Mar 27, 2017

    NEW YORK (AP) — Drake, who was the most streamed act on Spotify last year, has started 2017 strong — his new album, "More Life," has broken the U.S. record for the number of online streams from a single album in one week. The rapper's 22-track album recorded 385 million streams across...

  • Houston student dies days after FaceTime with Beyonce

    Updated: Mon, Mar 27, 2017

    HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston high school student has lost her battle with terminal cancer days after having a dream come true in a talk with Beyonce over a video chat. Alief Independent School District spokeswoman Kimberly Smith says senior Ebony Banks died late Saturday night. The...

  • AROUND TOWN: Philharmonic's 90th anniversary celebration with Yo-Yo Ma sparkles

    By linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Mar 27, 2017

    When a special big 90th comes around, it's time to celebrate. For the 90th season of the Colorado Springs Philharmonic, it was time to celebrate not just once but for multiple days. One of the major events was the Philharmonic's first formal gala on Feb. 23, a glittering evening...

  • Katy Perry, Maroon 5 to perform at Wango Tango radio concert

    Updated: Fri, Mar 24, 2017

    NEW YORK (AP) — Katy Perry, Maroon 5 and One Direction's Niall Horan are set to perform at the annual Wango Tango concert near Los Angeles in May. Ryan Seacrest and iHeartMedia's KIIS FM announced Friday that rapper Machine Gun Kelly, former Fifth Harmony singer Camilla Cabello and...

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