Posts Tagged Arts and entertainment

Olympian Michael Phelps arrested on DUI charge

In this Aug. 6, 2014, file photo, Michael Phelps looks on after finishing seventh in the men's 100 meter freestyle final at the U.S. National Championships swimming competition  in Irvine, Calif. Authorities say Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been arrested on a DUI charge in Maryland. Transit police say they stopped the 29-year-old Phelps at the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore around 1:40 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

BALTIMORE (AP) — Police arrested Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps on a DUI charge early Tuesday, and officials say he was speeding and failed field sobriety tests when officers pulled him over.

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Critic & museum director on encounters with art

This book cover image released by Thames & Hudson shows "Rendez-vous with Art," by  Philippe de Montebello and Martin Gayford. (AP Photo/Thames & Hudson)

“Rendez-Vous With Art” (Thames & Hudson), by Philippe de Montebello and Martin Gayford

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Mexican’s ‘Harry Potter’ hoard is world’s biggest

Johanna Hessling of Guinness World Records, right, presents Menahem Asher Silva Vargas, a 37 year old lawyer, with a certificate recognizing him as the title holder for the largest collection of Harry Potter memorabilia, at his home in Mexico City, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. Silva's 14 year old collection consists of more than 3000 individual items, including figurines, trading cards, wands, clothing, and accessories.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexico City man is in Hogwarts heaven after his collection of “Harry Potter” memorabilia was named the world’s largest.

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Lawyer says singer Anita Baker owes him money

DETROIT (AP) — A lawyer who represented Anita Baker against allegations that she failed to pay for work done on her Detroit-area home is suing the singer, saying she owes him money.

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Viola Davis learns underbelly of law on new show

In this Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 file photo, actress Viola Davis poses at The Rape Foundation's Annual Brunch at Greenacres in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 49-year-old actress stars as a defense attorney and law professor on the new ABC show “How to Get Away With Murder,” which premiered Thursday, Sept. 25, to 14 million viewers. Davis discussed her new show Sunday at a benefit for the Rape Treatment Center, which she became acquainted with through research for a role. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP, file)

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Playing an attorney on TV has shown Viola Davis there’s a slim — and slippery — divide between guilt and innocence.

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