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Bennett croons to 'best friend' Sinatra at Tribeca fest

Frank Sinatra used to call Tony Bennett "the best singer in the business," and Bennett returned the favor at a loving tribute to Ol' Blue Eyes, calling Sinatra "my best friend" and performing a couple of his most loved numbers. Read more

Wu-Tang Clan member to discuss art, physics at MIT

Rapper GZA from the Wu-Tang Clan will talk about how art and outer space collide at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in May as part of the school's speaker series featuring hip-hop artists. Read more

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West video-leak lawsuit can proceed

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's lawsuit against the co-founder of YouTube over leaked footage of their marriage proposal should move forward, a California appeals court ruled Wednesday. Read more

11 Newtown families: No ties to group behind McGraw concert

The families of 11 people killed in the Newtown school massacre distanced themselves Wednesday from a Sandy Hook advocacy group, saying they want to clarify that victims' families are not receiving money from a Tim McGraw concert planned this summer. Read more

Review: Broadway's 'Doctor Zhivago' is bombastically silly

Theater Review-Doctor Zhivago

Matthew Murphy

The folks behind the new Broadway musical "Doctor Zhivago" promise it is "sure to steal your heart." They apparently hope to do so by bludgeoning you into unconsciousness and then cutting you open with a scimitar. Read more

On his list: John Oates of Hall & Oates has book deal

John Oates, the dark-haired half of the million-selling singing duo Hall & Oates, has a book deal. Read more

'Young at heart' composer John Kander readies 'The Visit'

Theater-John Kander

AP Photo

In John Kander's Manhattan apartment there's a framed poster on a wall with a blown up crossword puzzle clue. Read more

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West video leak lawsuit can proceed

A California appeals court is allowing Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's lawsuit over leaked footage of their marriage proposal to move forward. Read more

Austin police recover stolen Gibson guitar, swiped in 2009

A Central Texas police officer who knows his way around guitars has helped recover an instrument stolen in 2009 from a musician after a show. Read more

Wu-Tang Clan member 'GZA' to host physics lecture at MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology officials say they will welcome a member of famed rap group Wu-Tang Clan to campus in May for the school's ongoing speaker series featuring hip-hop artists. Read more

Elton John's heart-shaped glasses stolen from Memphis museum

Elton John Stolen Glasses

Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum via AP

Officials say a pair of Elton John's heart-shaped glasses has been stolen from a display case at a Memphis museum. Read more

Brian Wilson happy to have an old friend on new record, tour

People Brian Wilson

Photo by Paul A. Hebert

While Brian Wilson doesn't plan to officially reunite with the surviving members of the Beach Boys, having an old friend sing on a new record certainly provided a comfort zone. Read more

Chita Rivera proves age is just a number in 'The Visit'

Theater Chita Rivera

Aurora Rose

Chita Rivera continues to prove that age is just a number as she gets set to appear in the last show of the current Broadway season. Read more

Train service to Country Music Marathon benefits St. Jude

The Music City Star train service will transport runners to Saturday's Country Music Marathon in Nashville while benefiting the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Read more

Hattiesburg Stink Music & Arts Festival returns this weekend

The Hattiesburg Stink Music & Arts Festival returns to Mississippi this Friday and Saturday for its second year. Read more

10 originals to look for in Hollywood's summer sequel season

Film-Summer Preview-Originals

Larry Horricks

The summer movie season isn't just sequels and reboots. OK, well, it mostly is. But there are originals trying to squeak through, too. Here are 10 to look for this summer: Read more

Heather Headley to play the Witch in 'Into the Woods'

Theater Heather Headley

Photo by Charles Sykes

Tony and Grammy winner Heather Headley has been lured back onstage to play a vengeful witch in a fairy tale musical in St. Louis. Read more

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending April 20, 2015: Read more

Shorter, Di Meola, Cullum to headline Montreal Jazz Festival

Music-Montreal Jazz Festival

AP Photo

The world's largest jazz festival returns to Montreal this summer with Wayne Shorter, Al Di Meola, Jamie Cullum and Dee Dee Bridgewater among the headliners. Read more

Singer Sledge remembered at funeral for talent, kindness

Percy Sledge was remembered for phenomenal talent and extraordinary kindness during a Tuesday funeral service marked by warm reminiscences from fellow musicians, family members and friends he made during a five-decade career that launched with his first and biggest hit, "When a Man Loves a Woman." Read more

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