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Tony Award from 'Sound of Music' fetches $43,750 at auction

BOSTON (AP) -- A Tony Award from the original Broadway production of "The Sound of Music" has fetched a lot of do-re-mi at auction....

The song is over, as 'Glee' ends its tuneful 6-season run

NEW YORK (AP) -- The "Glee" series finale delivered glorious news that William McKinley High School is being turned into an arts school and that Will Schuester, who started its glee club way back in 2009, will become its principal....

With 'Dead Rising,' a new approach for a game adaptation

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- When a pair of filmmakers first approached video game publisher Capcom about crafting a live-action movie based on their popular zombie series "Dead Rising," they were asked to prove themselves in a very specific way: The creators behind such video game franchises as "Street Fighter" and "Resident Evil" handed the movie producers a game controller....

Obama hosts student film festival at the White House

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama said the film festival he hosted at the White House Friday is probably the only one ever featuring a director with a loose tooth....

R&B singer The Weeknd, in sultry mood, performs during SXSW

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The Weeknd was in a sultry mood at the South by Southwest festival....

Miley Cyrus surprises crowd at SXSW event starring rappers

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Miley Cyrus surprised the audience Thursday during a South by Southwest event featuring a slew of rappers, including her producer Mike WiLL Made-It....

Actor Ford, who recently crashed plane, is air film narrator

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Harrison Ford, who recently crashed his vintage airplane on a Los Angeles golf course, is returning to the skies - at least with his voice....

Ashley Judd fires back over online threats, comments

Actress and Kentucky Wildcats fan Ashley Judd is firing back at those who posted threats and hateful comments online after she tweeted that she thought Arkansas was playing dirty in its SEC basketball matchup with her alma mater....

Review: Liberation not so easy in stylish 'Heidi Chronicles'

NEW YORK (AP) -- It's possible that some aspects of women's liberation weren't really so liberating, after all, as Wendy Wasserstein dared to suggest in her 1989 Pulitzer Prize-winning play "The Heidi Chronicles."...

Hawaii property where "Magnum, P.I." filmed sold

HONOLULU (AP) -- A sprawling beachfront home used in the filming of the 1980s television show "Magnum, P.I." has been sold for $8.7 million....

Vince Neil suing consultant over control of Internet pages

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Rock `n' roller Vince Neil is taking a fight over his Internet persona to state court in Las Vegas, with a lawsuit accusing a social media consultant of refusing to give him control of his Facebook and LinkedIn accounts....

Vince Neil suing consultant over control of Internet pages

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Rock `n' roller Vince Neil is taking a fight over his Internet persona to state court in Las Vegas, with a lawsuit accusing a social media consultant of refusing to give him control of his Facebook and LinkedIn accounts....

At SXSW, folk-roots mother-son duo build buzz

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Even though Madisen Ward is in a band with his mother, when the duo performs onstage he sees her as something else: a musician....

Nile Rodgers: 'Blurred Lines' court verdict 'shocking'

LONDON (AP) -- Musician Nile Rodgers says it is "shocking" that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke were found liable for copyright infringement in the "Blurred Lines" court case, adding that he believed the song's composition was not at all like Marvin Gaye's "Got to Give it Up."...

Finale of 'Empire' draws 17.6 million viewers

NEW YORK (AP) -- With a standard-setting finale to its first season reaching 17.6 million viewers, Fox's music business drama "Empire" has proven that it's still possible for broadcast television to create big hits....

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