Posts Tagged Arts and entertainment

Oscar de la Renta remembered for fun, romance

In this Oct. 15, 2009, file photo, models wear creations by Dominican Republic's Oscar De la Renta from his 2010 Spring-Summer "Resort" collection at the Cali Exposhow 2009 in Cali, Colombia. The designer, who died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at 82, shaped American couture half a century ago when it emerged as a serious rival to European fashion designers. (AP Photo/Christian Escobar Mora, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Fun, sunny, romantic. Oscar de la Renta approached fashion and life on those terms, but there was more, so much more, those who loved and admired the designer say.

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Love, discipline fuel Neil Diamond’s latest album

In this Sept. 26, 2014 photo, singer-songwriter Neil Diamond poses for a portrait at his former high school, Erasmus Hall High School in the Brooklyn Borough of New York. Diamond, 73, who married for the third time in 2012, says happiness with his new bride fueled his work on “Melody Road,” out Tuesday, Oct. 21. (Photo by Victoria Will/Invision/AP)

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Neil Diamond wrote and recorded his first studio album of new material in six years floating in the heady glow of new love.

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‘Disgraced’ star Josh Radnor _ ‘a 24-hour thinker’

In this march 1, 2014 file photo, actor Josh Radnor arrives at the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. Radnor is on Broadway in Ayad Akhtar's "Disgraced," a blistering play about a dinner party that spirals into a shouting match about race, Islam and culture.  (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File )

NEW YORK (AP) — For nine years, Josh Radnor played a hopeless romantic on TV’s “How I Met Your Mother.” So he’s the perfect person to ask if his latest project is a good for a date night.

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Networks encourage fans to watch their competitors

In this Oct. 15, 2014, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals' Kolten Wong watches his home run against the San Francisco Giants during the third inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series in San Francisco. Viewers tuning into the National League Championship Series on Fox Sports 1 saw an ad behind the batter promoting the ALCS on TBS, and vice versa. Sure, they’re helping the competition, network executives say. They also believe they’re helping themselves. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Please watch another channel.

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Diddy, Nas set for Alicia Keys’ Black Ball

In this July 17, 2012 file photo, Sean "Diddy" Combs speaks on stage at the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles. Diddy will host Alicia Keys’ annual charity event that raises awareness about HIV and AIDS. The piano-playing singer announced Tuesday that her husband, producer-rapper Swizz Beatz, will co-host the 11th annual Black Ball on Oct. 30 at New York City’s Hammerstein Ballroom. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Diddy will host Alicia Keys’ annual charity event that raises awareness about HIV and AIDS.

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