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  • Comic performer Gene Wilder kept his serious side off camera
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Revered as a comedic and storytelling genius by Hollywood's top entertainers, Gene Wilder was a humble man who downplayed his comic gifts, was a serious director and remained deferential to his longtime collaborator, Mel Brooks.
  • Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 4-10
    Sept. 4: Today's Birthdays: Actress Mitzi Gaynor is 85. Actor Kenneth Kimmins ("Coach") is 75. Singer Merald "Bubba" Knight of Gladys Knight and the Pips is 74. TV personality Dr. Jan Pol ("The Incredible Dr. Pol") is 74. Actress Jennifer Salt ("Soap") is 72. Bassist Ronald LaPread (The Commodores) is 66. Actress Judith Ivey is […]
  • Internet star sings of Gaza cat and 'My Trousers'
    Mobbed by fans wherever he goes, Adel Meshoukhi is the kind of singer that perhaps only Gaza could produce: an internet sensation who depends on a modest stipend from Hamas. Very few people in Gaza, the small Palestinian territory ruled by the Islamist movement Hamas, haven't heard of the young and disenchanted Meshoukhi.
  • Husband of Heart singer Ann Wilson arrested for assault
    SEATTLE (AP) — The husband of Heart lead singer Ann Wilson has been arrested in connection with an incident involving the 16-year-old twin sons of her sister, Nancy Wilson.
  • There they are: 52 Miss America contestants in Atlantic City
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — There they are: the 52 Miss America contestants, on the Atlantic City Boardwalk.
  • Carol Kane says Gene Wilder gave her a second chance
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — At age 23, Carol Kane was fresh off a Best Actress Oscar nomination with no prospects on the horizon. The phone hadn't rung for a year, she said. Then Gene Wilder called.

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  • Music world pays tribute to Mexico's Juan Gabriel
    The music industry paid tribute Monday to legendary Mexican showman Juan Gabriel, who died in California at the age of 66 after selling tens of millions of records. Mexico's top selling singer-songwriter, he was adored throughout Latin America, Spain and Hispanic communities in the United States for his heartfelt ballads and joyous mariachi tunes. Juan […]
  • Gavin DeGraw on the Tie Between Music and Family
    ABC News' Amna Nawaz interviews artist, Gavin DeGraw.
  • Mexico, music world mourn singing legend Juan Gabriel
    Mexico and the music world on Monday mourned the death of legendary singer Juan Gabriel, who touched millions with wrenching ballads of love and loneliness as he rose from the rough streets of Ciudad Juarez to a world stage. The singer, known as the "Divo of Juarez," died of a heart attack Sunday at his […]
  • Music Monday (8/29): This Week's New Albums + Videos
    Our guide to this week's (and last week's) album releases also features the week's top new music videos from artists like The Avalanches, DJ Shadow, and Underworld, plus brand new streaming music from Bon Iver, Wilco, American Football, Empire of the Sun, and more. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic
  • Ex-Maple & Ash Partner Eyeing Italian Pub With Music In River North
    After giving the Gold Coast a hip and expensive steakhouse in Maple & Ash, Brian O’Connor is eyeing River North and Italian food next. Over the spring, O’Connor quietly exited Maple & Ash—where he was managing partner—to focus on his own restaurant group. O’Connor’s not ready to share details, but the first of these projects […]
  • 2016 MTV Video Music Awards: Beyonce, Drake and Calvin Harris win big
    Beyonce cleaned up at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night, taking home a total of five trophies. The superstar won the categories of ‘Best Female Video' for her single ‘Hold Up', as well as ‘Best Video of the Year' for her political hit ‘Formation'. Other big winners at the ceremony, held at New […]