Posts Tagged Arts and entertainment

Hamm, other stars join campaign against assault

In this April 2014 file photo, Actor Jon Hamm, of television's "Mad Men," is shown at the 2014 New York International Auto Show, at the Javits Convention Center in New York.   President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are unveiling the "It's On Us" campaign Friday at a White House event. The White House has enlisted Hollywood stars including Jon Hamm of "Mad Men" to help fight campus sexual assault. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid a new focus on violence against women, President Barack Obama kicked off a star-powered campaign Friday against campus sexual assault particularly targeted at encouraging men to take a stand.

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‘Ghostlight’ proves Buckley not bound by Broadway

This undated photo provided by courtesy of Rogers & Cowan shows the Tony-winning stage-musical veteran Betty Buckley, left, and producer T-Bone Burnett. Buckley teamed-up with Burnett for the album "Ghostlight." The Broadway baby and Grammy- and Oscar-winning champion of Americana music may seem an unlikely duo, but they're actually kindred spirits. (AP Photo/Courtesy Rogers & Cowan, Myriam Santos)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Underestimate Betty Buckley at your own peril. One man foolishly did while the singer and actress was starring as a mom in the TV series “Eight is Enough.”

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Color lines are blurred in Fox comedy ‘black-ish’

This image released by ABC shows aurence Fishburne, left, and Tracee Ellis Ross in a scene from the comedy "Black-ish," premiering Sept. 24. (AP Photo/ABC, Adam Taylor)

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Tracee Ellis Ross delivers perhaps the funniest line you’ll hear on a sitcom this fall.

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Artist says tax case shows China’s dark side

In this Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 photo, Chinese outspoken artist Ai Weiwei speaks during an interview at his home in Beijing, China. China’s best-known artist dissident Ai blasted his country’s Communist government for losing its principles and using underhanded ploys to try to silence critics. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

BEIJING (AP) — China’s best-known dissident artist, Ai Weiwei, has accused his country’s Communist government of losing its principles and using underhanded ploys to try to silence critics.

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F1 changes radio ban after team concerns

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany returns to the garage during the first practice session for the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix on the Marina Bay City Circuit in Singapore, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

SINGAPORE (AP) — Formula One has significantly altered its proposed ban on pit-car radio transmissions after teams raised concerns, with information on car performance allowed for the rest of the season.

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