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New museum in John Wayne’s Iowa hometown celebrates his life

Tourists walk past an Andy Warhol print of John Wayne on display in the John Wayne Museum, Thursday, May 14, 2015, in Winterset, Iowa. Though Wayne moved to California at a young age, it’s a minor footnote for Winterset, a city of about 5,000 people. On Saturday, May 23, 2015, Winterset will help launch the official opening of the newly built museum celebrating Wayne’s life and career. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

WINTERSET, Iowa (AP) — Like many rural communities, the central Iowa city of Winterset has an idyllic town square, variety stores and a historic movie theater. But Winterset also has a unique claim to fame: It’s the birthplace of John Wayne, and a new museum opening here is celebrating the late actor’s life, career and local connections.

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Cannes steps into trouble with high-heels dress code

From left, festival president Pierre Lescure, actors Josh Brolin, Emily Blunt and director Denis Villeneuve for the screening of the film Sicario at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, May 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival is coming under scrutiny for its strict dress code after women not wearing high heels were turned away from a premiere.

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CANNES WATCH: Andie’s glow, Colin’s happily single, and more

Actress Andie MacDowell poses for photographers as she arrives for the screening of the film Inside Out at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Monday, May 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours, Pool)

CANNES, France (AP) — Andie MacDowell has been coming to Cannes for some 30 years, and she still knows how to slay on a red carpet.

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Amy Winehouse director says we all share blame for her death

FILE -In this Jan. 8, 2011 file photo, British artist Amy Winehouse, left, performs during her show in Florianopolis, Brazil. At the 68th international Cannes film festival the Amy Winehouse director Asif Kapadia says we all share blame for her death.(AP Photo/Nabor Goulart, File)

CANNES, France (AP) — Amy Winehouse was many things: artist, icon, victim of celebrity. For London-born director Asif Kapadia, she was basically the girl next door.

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Taye Diggs to get in touch with his feminine side on stage

In this May 13, 2015 file photo, actor Taye Diggs attends the Turner Network 2015 Upfront at Madison Square Garden in New York. Producers of the Tony-Winning show said Monday, May 18, that "How Stella Got Her Groove Back" star will take over the title role in Broadway’s “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” starting July 22. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Taye Diggs is about to get a little freaky onstage — as the next transsexual singer Hedwig.

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