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Mick Jagger gets some shelter, buying Florida mansion

LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. (AP) — Mick Jagger, Florida Man? The Rolling Stones front man recently purchased a mansion south of Tampa as a Christmas present for his girlfriend, ballet dance...

Moscow Classical Ballet cancels Taiwan shows after COVID cases reach 8

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Moscow Classical Ballet has canceled all of its shows in Taiwan after four more of its members were reported to have coronavirus on Thursday (Dec. 17). Four members...

4 more Moscow Ballet members test positive for coronavirus in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Dec. 17) announced that four out of the eight new cases of Wuhan coronavirus are members of the Moscow Bal...

Moscow Ballet canceled in Taipei after 4 positive coronavirus tests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The opening night performance of the Moscow Classical Ballet has been canceled after four troupe members tested positive for the Wuhan coronavirus on Wednesday (Dec. 16). ...

4 members of Russian ballet troupe test positive for coronavirus in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Dec. 16) announced that seven new cases of Wuhan coronavirus have been imported from the Philippines, Rus...

Tony-winning choreographer, actress Ann Reinking dies at 71

NEW YORK (AP) — Ann Reinking, the Tony Award-winning choreographer, actress and Bob Fosse collaborator who helped spread a cool, muscular hybrid of jazz and burlesque movement to Broadway and beyond, ...

A night at the ballet, in time for ‘Nutcracker’ season

Of all the artists whose livelihoods have been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic, dancers have been among those hit hardest. They depend on a live audience to do their work, of ...

Despite bleak 2020, celebrities make effort to brighten year

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yes, 2020 may seem like a complete fail with all the constant bad news and tragic moments. It’s been filled with gloom and doom, but some celebrities and those inspired by them have...

Pop Culture in (ugh) 2020, from the bizarre to the sublime

And now, for our annual look at the year in pop culture…. Oh, wait. This was 2020. The year everything stopped cold. Well, not really. Truth is, people turned to culture of all kinds...

Review: George Clooney makes a moving 'The Midnight Sky'

Netflix is on a roll this year, with “Mank,”“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,”“Da 5 Bloods” and “The Trial of the Chicago 7” all garnering Oscar buzz. Well, hold onto your spacesuits for the latest — “The Mi...

US star soprano misses La Scala gala season-open debut

MILAN (AP) — Soprano Lisette Oropesa was to be the first American to sing a title role in the gala season opener at La Scala since Maria Callas in the 1950s. Then Italy’s virus cases surged. ...

La Scala subs closed gala concert for traditional opener

MILAN (AP) — Milan’s famed La Scala opera house announced Wednesday that it will broadcast a gala event featuring stars including Placido Domingo, Roberto Alagna and Jonas Kaufmann on the night of its...

Few legal wins so far as Trump team hunts for proof of fraud

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — During a Pennsylvania court hearing this week on one of the many election lawsuits brought by President Donald Trump, a judge asked a campaign lawyer whether he had found any signs...

Few legal wins so far as Trump team hunts for proof of fraud

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — During a Pennsylvania court hearing this week on one of the scores of election lawsuits brought by President Donald Trump, a judge asked a campaign lawyer whether he had found any ...

Pent-up global wish list of hopes, demands awaits Biden

LONDON (AP) — Spare a thought for the people who'll be managing Joe Biden's presidential appointment diary. Four years of inward-looking “America First” leadership by outgoing Presi...