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Annie Lennox embraces jazzy ‘Nostalgia’

In this Oct. 9, 2014 photo, musician Annie Lennox poses for a portrait during an interview in Los Angeles to promote her new CD "Nostalgia." (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP)

LONDON (AP) — How do you follow in the footsteps of Frank Sinatra and Ray Charles without sinking in the footsteps of Frank Sinatra and Ray Charles? The answer, for Annie Lennox at least, is to throw out, to the greatest degree possible, the work of these giants and tackle some of their classics anew: no use of their phrasing, their arrangements, their orchestral sheets allowed.

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Oscar de la Renta remembered for fun, romance

In this Oct. 15, 2009, file photo, models wear creations by Dominican Republic's Oscar De la Renta from his 2010 Spring-Summer "Resort" collection at the Cali Exposhow 2009 in Cali, Colombia. The designer, who died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at 82, shaped American couture half a century ago when it emerged as a serious rival to European fashion designers. (AP Photo/Christian Escobar Mora, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Fun, sunny, romantic. Oscar de la Renta approached fashion and life on those terms, but there was more, so much more, those who loved and admired the designer say.

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Isaac Bruce to enter Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former St. Louis Rams wide receiver Isaac Bruce is one of four additions to the latest Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame induction class.

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‘Orphan Black’ star Tatiana Maslany eyes stage

In this June 19, 2014 file photo, actress Tatiana Maslany arrives at the Critics' Choice Television Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Second Stage Theatre said Tuesday, Oct. 21,  that Maslany will appear beside Tony Award nominee and “The Newsroom” actor Thomas Sadoski in Neil LaBute’s world premiere “The Way We Get By.”  he play will be directed by Leigh Silverman, who was nominated for a Tony Award last season for her direction of “Violet.” Previews begin May 12. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Tatiana Maslany, the star of “Orphan Black,” will be finding a temporary home on an off-Broadway stage.

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‘Disgraced’ star Josh Radnor _ ‘a 24-hour thinker’

In this march 1, 2014 file photo, actor Josh Radnor arrives at the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. Radnor is on Broadway in Ayad Akhtar's "Disgraced," a blistering play about a dinner party that spirals into a shouting match about race, Islam and culture.  (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File )

NEW YORK (AP) — For nine years, Josh Radnor played a hopeless romantic on TV’s “How I Met Your Mother.” So he’s the perfect person to ask if his latest project is a good for a date night.

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