Posts Tagged Arts and entertainment

AP PHOTOS: Pole dancing being used for fitness

In this Sept. 7, 2014 photo, Heidi Nilsson participates in a workshop at the Pole Expo in Las Vegas. Poles have long been a staple of strip clubs, but many of the attendees at the expo are taking the lead of expo founder Fawnia Dietrich and refining their slinky craft as a workout activity. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Poles have long been a staple of smoky strip clubs, but the women scaling and swinging from them in Las Vegas earlier this month weren’t doing it for dollar bills.

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‘Maze Runner’ races past ‘Tombstones’ with $32.5 M

In this image released by 20th Century Fox, Dylan O'Brien appears in a scene from the film, "The Maze Runner." (AP Photo/20th Century Fox, Ben Rothstein)

NEW YORK (AP) — The young-adult adaptation “The Maze Runner” raced to the top of the box-office with $32.5 million, giving a budding franchise a quick start out of the gate.

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Suspect in death of NFL star’s son free on bond

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A man charged in the killing of the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson in South Dakota last fall has been released on a $2 million bond.

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2-day iHeartRadio festival kicks off on Las Vegas

Taylor Swift performs at the iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 19, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Taylor Swift didn’t divulge any more new secrets about her forthcoming album when she took the stage at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas, but the crowd’s enthusiasm about her bouncy new single, “Shake it Off,” seems to bode well for the new record.

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Polly Bergen, versatile actress, singer dies at 84

In this July 18, 1963, file photo, actress Polly Bergen works on a scene during the filming of “Move Over, Darling,” in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. Bergen, an  Emmy-winning actress and singer, who in a long career played the terrorized wife in the original "Cape Fear" and the first woman president in "Kisses for My President," died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at her home in Southbury, Conn., publicist Judy Katz said. She was 84.   (AP Photo/Don Brinn, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Emmy-winning actress and singer Polly Bergen, who in a long career played the terrorized wife in the original “Cape Fear” and the first woman president in “Kisses for My President,” died Saturday, according to her publicist. She was 84.

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