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The MacDowell Colony artist retreat renames itself MacDowell

NEW YORK — One of the country's oldest retreats for artists — The MacDowell Colony — will drop “Colony” from its name and call itself “MacDowell.
Posthumous memoir by Sargent Shriver scheduled for January

Posthumous memoir by Sargent Shriver scheduled for January

NEW YORK — The late Sargent Shriver, the Peace Corps' founding director and an architect of President Lyndon Johnson's “War on Poverty,” left behind at least one unfinished project.
Millennial Money: Lessons learned while sheltering at home

Millennial Money: Lessons learned while sheltering at home

Shelter in place. Lockdown. Quarantine. Whatever you call it, it’s been a few months since the COVID-19 pandemic taught us what staying home for an extended period of time actually looks and feels like. These are unprecedented times.
How risky is dining out during the COVID-19 pandemic?

How risky is dining out during the COVID-19 pandemic?

How risky is dining out during the COVID-19 pandemic? There is some risk, but health officials say there are precautions you can take to minimize the chances you'll be exposed to the virus.
Spaghetti Western movie composer Ennio Morricone dead at 91

Spaghetti Western movie composer Ennio Morricone dead at 91

ROME — Ennio Morricone, the Oscar-winning Italian composer who created the coyote-howl theme for the iconic Spaghetti Western “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” and often haunting soundtracks for such classic Hollywood gangster movies as “The Untouchab
'Powerhouse' theatre star Nick Cordero remembered for big voice, big heart

'Powerhouse' theatre star Nick Cordero remembered for big voice, big heart

TORONTO — Even as a gangly student in Hamilton and Toronto, Nick Cordero was seen as a big-hearted rock star destined to make a great mark on both the theatre world and his circle of friends.

Theater union OKs 2 plans to return to post-virus live shows

NEW YORK — The national labour union representing stage actors and managers has given the go-ahead for two Massachusetts theatres to resume theatrical performances, offering potential road maps for the national return to live performances.
Country rocker and fiddler Charlie Daniels dies at age 83

Country rocker and fiddler Charlie Daniels dies at age 83

NASHVILLE — Charlie Daniels, who went from being an in-demand session musician to a staple of Southern rock with his hit “Devil Went Down to Georgia,” has died at 83.
Tell-all book by Trump niece to be released next week

Tell-all book by Trump niece to be released next week

NEW YORK — A tell-all book by President Donald Trump's niece that has been the subject of a legal battle will be released next week.

New this week: 'Stateless,' 'Palm Springs,' The Dalai Lama

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.