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The Sundance Film Festival is back and online once more

The lights may be dim at the Eccles Theater and Park City's Main Street will have fewer cinephiles packing the snowy sidewalks when the Sundance Film Festival begins its 44th edition Thursday night. B...

"The Voice of Holland" talent show hit by #MeToo scandal

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Dutch talent show “The Voice of Holland” has been taken off the air in the Netherlands amid a sexual misconduct scandal that has cast a shadow over the future of the TV ratings ju...

‘Harder They Fall,’ 'Insecure,' H.E.R. nab NAACP awards noms

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix could be a dominant force at next month’s NAACP Image Awards. The streaming giant on Tuesday emerged with a leading 52 nominations including the film “The ...

Media groups protest restrictions for 3 ex-officers' trial

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A coalition of media groups says restrictions on access to the federal civil rights trial of three former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd’s death amount to an un...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 23-29

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 23-29: Jan. 23: Actor Chita Rivera is 89. Actor-director Lou Antonio (“Cool Hand Luke”) is 88. Jazz vibraphonist Gary Burton is 79. Actor Gil...

Estonian rapper, IKEA to launch bread-like sofa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Estonian rapper Tommy Cash (TOMM¥ €A$H) has collaborated with IKEA on a line of sofas that look like bread. In 2021, Cash, 30, launched multiple eye-catching p...

The AP Interview: Exiled artist Ai Weiwei on Beijing Games

Ai Weiwei is one of China's most famous artists, and many regard him as one of the world's greatest living ones. Working with the Swiss architectural firm Herzog & de Meuron, he helped design the ...

Rink Babka, discus medalist at 1960 Olympics, dies at 85

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Richard “Rink” Babka, a former world record holder who was part of a U.S. medals sweep in the discus at the 1960 Rome Olympics, has died. He was 85. Babka died Sat...

artnet AG: Artnet Data and Analytics show key developments of art market in 2021, Indicate growth for 2022

Post-War and Contemporary Art show strongest growthPrice development highlights Fine Art's attractiveness as alternative assetPablo Picasso, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Andy Warhol most expensive artists in...

Norwegian Cruise Line Introduces Norwegian Viva

- Second of Six Cutting-Edge Ships Opens for Sale- Launching June 2023, Norwegian Viva to Homeport in Four Marquee Mediterranean Destinations: Lisbon, Portugal; Venice (Trieste) and Rome (Civitavecchi...

Greek artist Alekos Fassianos dies at 86

Greek artist Alekos Fassianos died Sunday aged 86 at his home after a long illness, the state news agency ANA reported. Born on December 16, 1935, Fassianos studied violin at the Athens Conservatory ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Jan. 15, the 15th day of 2022. There are 350 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 1...

In vaccination battles, pro athletes become proxy players

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The pandemic-era saga of tennis star Novak Djokovic in Australia this week is but one of many: Pro athletes who have refused to be vaccinated have been put at center court in a larg...

Norwegian Cruise Line Introduces Norwegian Viva

- Second of Six Cutting-Edge Ships Opens for Sale - Launching June 2023, Norwegian Viva to Homeport in Four Marquee Mediterranean Destinations: Lisbon, Portugal; Venice (Trieste) and Rome (Civitav...

UK: Sculpture by controversial artist attacked with hammer

LONDON (AP) — British police on Wednesday cordoned off an area outside the BBC's Broadcasting House in central London after a man was spotted scaling the building and using a hammer to attack a statue...