Posts Tagged Arts and entertainment

Geithner book tour to include Bernanke, Paulson

In this July 31, 2012 file photo, then U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner speaks about the U.S. economy, in Los Angeles. Ben Bernanke, the former chairman of the Federal Reserve; and Geithner's predecessor, Henry Paulson, will be among those appearing with Geithner as he promotes his upcoming book, “Stress Test," during a two-week tour that will begin in New York on May 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner (GYT’-nur) won’t be the only famous person onstage for his upcoming book tour.

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MTV Movie Awards big Hollywood studio plug-fest

Rita Ora, left, rips open Zac Efron's shirt as he accepts the award for best shirtless performance for “That Awkward Moment” on stage at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Last year, the MTV Movie Awards moved up its broadcast date from June to April to incorporate a summer movie plug-fest. Sunday night’s show cemented that change as clips from anticipated blockbusters debuted at the madcap ceremony.

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Bone up on aviation history with Smithsonian book

This book cover image released by Smithsonian Books shows "The Smithsonian Book of Air & Space Trivia", edited by Amy Pastan. (AP Photo/Smithsonian Books)

“The Smithsonian Book of Air & Space Trivia” (Smithsonian Books), edited by Amy Pastan

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Billy Porter on ‘Kinky Boots’ anniversary, new CD

This Oct. 17, 2013 file photo shows actor-singer Billy Porter at the Empire State Pride Agenda 22nd Annual Fall Dinner in New York. Concord Records will release “Billy’s Back on Broadway” on April 15, 2014, a 10-song album that includes “Don’t Rain On My Parade,” “Luck Be A Lady,” “I’ve Gotta Be Me” and “Everything’s Coming Up Roses.” (Photo by Donald Traill/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The first thing Billy Porter does when a visitor enters his dressing room is look down.

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Summer teasers, zany honors at MTV Movie Awards

EDS NOTE NUDITY - Rita Ora, left, rips open Zac Efron's shirt as he accepts the award for best shirtless performance for “That Awkward Moment” on stage at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” earned the prize for best film at Sunday night’s MTV Movie Awards, besting even top Oscar winner “12 Years a Slave.”

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