Posts Tagged Music

‘San Andreas’ shakes way to top spot at domestic box office

This photo provided by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Dwayne Johnson as Ray in a scene from the action thriller, "San Andreas." The movie releases in theaters on May 29, 2015.  (Courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson out-muscled the competition at domestic movie theaters as the earthquake epic “San Andreas” hauled in an estimated $53.2 million over the weekend. It was Johnson’s biggest debut for a non-sequel as the top-billed actor, according to box office tracker Rentrak.

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Enrique Iglesias recovering after fingers sliced at concert

In this photo provided by Francis Ramsden, Enrique Iglesias performs while holding his bloodied and bandaged right hand behind his back during a concert in Tijuana, Mexico on Saturday, May 30, 2015. A representative for the singer says in a statement to The Associated Press that Iglesias was "semi-treated" offstage after his fingers were sliced when he grabbed a drone during the concert. (Francis Ramsden via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Enrique Iglesias was recovering Sunday after some of his fingers were sliced when he grabbed a drone during a concert in Tijuana, Mexico.

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Future of New York’s Chautauqua amphitheater sparks divide

In this May 20, 2015 photo, the Chautauqua Institution Amphitheater in Chautauqua, N.Y., is seen from the grounds surrounding the structure. The 1893 Amphitheater, the site of countless lectures and performances, is slated to be demolished and rebuilt to add an orchestra pit and improve access and seating. Critics are fighting to have the structure preserved. (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)

CHAUTAUQUA, N.Y. (AP) — It’s a 122-year-old stage that has played host to soaring speeches, debates and musical performances from such luminaries as Susan B. Anthony, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Robert F. Kennedy and Duke Ellington.

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Trailer home turned Banksy canvas up for auction in Paris

In this photo taken Saturday May 30, 2015, people walk past a trailer which British street artist Banksy turned into a piece entitled "Silent Majority", as it is displayed outside the Digard auction house in Paris. The work called “Silent Majority,” which depicts a commando raid to install sound gear for a rave, goes up for auction Monday in Paris. The Digard auction house hopes it will fetch at least $400,000. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)

PARIS (AP) — Painted by one of the world’s most famous street artists, installed first at a mud-soaked music festival and then beneath an oak tree, the trailer was home first to an itinerant British couple and then their growing family.

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B.B. King funeral to take place Saturday in Mississippi

A funeral home attendant stands watch over the casket bearing blues legend B.B. King prior to his funeral mass at Bell Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Indianola, Miss., Saturday, May 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, Pool)

INDIANOLA, Miss. (AP) — B.B. King’s early life personified the blues: He was born to dirt-poor sharecroppers in the cotton country of the Mississippi Delta and left alone by the deaths of his mother and grandmother when he was a child. But he never let those circumstances hold him back or define him, a minister said Saturday at the funeral of the blues legend.

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