Posts Tagged Arts and entertainment

B.B. King viewing draws more than 1,000 in Las Vegas

People wait in line to view the body of B.B. King during a public viewing of the blues legend Friday, May 22, 2015, in Las Vegas. A pu(AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — B.B. King kept drawing fans in Las Vegas, and a family feud simmered, during a public chance to say goodbye ahead of a weekend memorial service and a final King of the Blues road tour leading back home to the Mississippi Delta.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

APNewsBreak: Casey Kasem’s widow won’t face criminal charges

In this Oct. 27, 2003, file photo, Casey Kasem poses for photographers after receiving the Radio Icon award during The 2003 Radio Music Awards at the Aladdin Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday, May 22, 2015, they will not file elder abuse charges against Casey Kasem’s widow despite efforts by the radio personality’s children to have her prosecuted. A charge evaluation sheet released by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said there was insufficient evidence to charge Jean Kasem because her husband had been under consistent medical care in his final days. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday that they won’t file elder abuse charges against Casey Kasem’s widow despite efforts by three of the radio personality’s children to have her prosecuted.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

APNewsBreak: Los Angles prosecutors reject elder abuse case against Casey Kasem’s widow

LOS ANGELES (AP) — APNewsBreak: Los Angles prosecutors reject elder abuse case against Casey Kasem’s widow.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , ,

Arkansas judge orders reality TV star’s record destroyed

In this Aug. 29, 2014, file photo, Josh Duggar, executive director of FRC Action, speaks in favor the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark. Tony Perkins, president of the Washington-based Christian lobbying group, said Thursday, May 21, 2015, that he has accepted the resignation of Duggar in the wake of the reality TV star's apology for unspecified bad behavior as a young teen. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — TLC pulled the reality series “19 Kids and Counting” from its schedule on Friday, a move that follows reports of sexual misconduct allegations against one of the stars, Josh Duggar, stemming from when he was a juvenile.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

De Niro tells NY arts graduates ‘You have to keep working’

Actor Robert De Niro addresses the class of 2015, faculty, and guests during  New York University's Tisch School of the Arts commencement  ceremony,  Friday, May 22, 2015, in New York. De Niro, who quit high school to pursue an acting career, was the honored speaker at the raucous ceremony for 1,200 graduates at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert De Niro urged new graduates at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts on Friday to keep fighting to create careers in the arts even though it probably would have been easier if they had picked something more practical.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,