Entertainment A singer performs during a football opera in Hamburg, Germany, June 15, 2024. (Reuters)

Football Fever Inspires Unusual Opera in Germany

Football fever at Euro 2024 in Germany is being felt not only inside packed stadiums, raucous bars and heaving city squares - but also in the more rarefied…

Entertainment Cast member Theo James attends the premiere of the TV series "The Gentlemen" in London, Britain March 5, 2024. (Reuters)

Actor Theo James Named UNHCR Global Goodwill Ambassador

The United Nations refugee agency named British actor Theo James as a global goodwill ambassador on Monday. James, who acted in television series "The…

Entertainment Daniel Radcliffe accepts the award for best performance by an actor in a featured role in a musical for "Merrily We Roll Along" during the 77th Tony Awards on Sunday, June 16, 2024, in New York. (AP)

Daniel Radcliffe, Jeremy Strong Win Tony Awards

The Tony Awards for excellence in Broadway theater Sunday highlighted history with awards for a musical on the suffragette movement, a gritty remake of a book…

Entertainment  This image released by Disney/Pixar shows, from left, Sadness, voiced by Phyllis Smith, Joy, voiced by Amy Poehler, Disgust, voiced by Liza Lapira, Fear, voiced by Tony Hale and Anger, voiced by Lewis Black, in a scene from "Inside Out 2." (Disney/Pixar via AP)

An Emotional Win for Theaters, Hollywood: ‘Inside Out 2’ Scores Massive $155 Million Opening

Hollywood’s summer movie anxieties gave way to joy this weekend with the massive debut of Disney and Pixar’s “Inside Out 2.” The animated sequel earned $155…

Entertainment Rock band R.E.M Peter Buck, Mike Mills, Michael Stipe and Bill Berry attend the 2024 Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductions and gala in New York City, US, June 13, 2024. (Reuters)

R.E.M. Delivers Surprise Performance at Songwriting Gala 

R.E.M. performed onstage together for the first time in well over a decade Thursday, reuniting to play their classic "Losing My Religion" as they were inducted…

Entertainment Ariana Grande poses at the Met Gala in New York City, New York, US, May 6, 2024. (Reuters)

What Is Weverse, ‘Super App’ Joined by Ariana Grande? 

Pop star Ariana Grande is joining Weverse, a superfan platform owned by HYBE, an entertainment firm that manages K-Pop phenomenon BTS. Here is what we know…

Entertainment  This image released by A24 shows Julia Louis-Dreyfus in a scene from "Tuesday." (Kevin Baker/A24 via AP)

Movie Review: ‘Tuesday,’ with Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Is Strange, Emotional and Fiercely Original

Death has taken many forms in cinema. It’s been Bengt Ekerot. Ian McKellen. John Cleese. Even Brad Pitt with blonde highlights. But in “Tuesday,” filmmaker…

Entertainment View of the arrival area's purple carpet at the world premiere of Pixar's "Inside Out 2" at El Capitan Theater in Los Angeles, California on June 10, 2024. (Photo by Michael Tran / AFP)

'Inside Out 2' Explores New Feelings for Teenager Riley

The filmmakers behind "Inside Out 2" believe it is important for the animated Pixar film to get people talking about how they have wrestled with and processed…

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Entertainment This combination of photos shows Usher performing at Power 105.1's Powerhouse 2016 at Barclays Center in New York on Oct. 27, 2016, left, and Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds performing during the Bourbon and Beyond Music Festival in Louisville, Ky., on Sept. 17, 2023.  (AP Photo)

Apollo Theater Celebrates 90th Anniversary at Star-studded Spring Benefit

The Apollo Theater, a bastion of Black music and culture and one of New York City's most storied venues, celebrates its 90th anniversary this year. On Tuesday,…

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Entertainment Roger Daltrey. (AP)

Roger Daltrey Talks New Tour, Thoughts on Broadway’s ‘Tommy’ and Future of The Who 

As Roger Daltrey hits the road on a short solo tour this June, he’s unsure if fans will ever see another tour from The Who. “I don’t see it. I don’t know…

Entertainment FILE PHOTO: The Netflix logo is seen on their office in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, US July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo

Netflix's Recipe for Success Includes 'Secret Sauce' Spiced with Silicon Valley Savvy

Although its video streaming service sparkles with a Hollywood sheen, Netflix still taps its roots in Silicon Valley to stay a step ahead of traditional TV and…

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Entertainment Dick Van Dyke attends the 51st Annual Daytime Emmys Awards at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites, Los Angeles on June 07, 2024 in Los Angeles, California. (Getty Images/AFP)

Dick Van Dyke Becomes Oldest Daytime Emmy Winner at Age 98 for Guest Role on ‘Days of Our Lives’

Dick Van Dyke has won a historic Daytime Emmy at age 98. The actor was honored Friday night as guest performer in a daytime drama series for his part as…

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Entertainment FILE PHOTO: Pope Francis laughs as he meets with young people at the Politeama square in Palermo, Italy, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Tony Gentile/File Photo

Pope Invites Comedians, Including Whoopi Goldberg, to Vatican

Pope Francis, who says he regularly prays "Lord, give me a sense of humor", will welcome comedians from around the world to a cultural event in Italy to …

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Entertainment  Jack White performs during "Live From Detroit: The Concert at Michigan Central" on Thursday, June 6, 2024, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Diana Ross, Eminem and Jack White Perform for Thousands as Former Detroit Eyesore Returns to Life

A myriad of Detroit’s greatest musical exports, including Diana Ross, Eminem and Jack White, took to the stage in a pulsating sonic spectacle held on the eve…

Entertainment This brick house in Winnetka, Ill., seen Friday, May 6, 2011, was featured in the 1990 movie "Home Alone". (AP)

‘Home Alone’ House Being Sold. Swinging Paint Cans Not Included

The home of Kevin McCallister's hijinks is changing hands. And if the new owner wants to watch “Home Alone,” there's a movie theater inside, one of many…

Entertainment FILE PHOTO: The Netflix logo is seen on their office in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, US July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo

Netflix Tests Biggest TV App Redesign in 10 Years

Netflix started rolling out the first major revamp of its television app in a decade on Thursday, testing changes designed to help viewers more quickly decide…

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Entertainment Fans remain captivated by Edinburgh, whose sights and scenes were the inspiration for fantastical characters and locations. Oli SCARFF / AFP

Harry Potter Offers Magical Boost to UK Tourism

Sam Thorne guides Harry Potter fans through the gothic streets of Edinburgh, where controversial author JK Rowling dreamt up the boy wizard more than three…

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Entertainment This image released by Sony Pictures shows Will Smith, left, and Martin Lawrence in "Bad Boys: Ride or Die." (Frank Masi/Columbia Pictures-Sony via AP)

Review: Will Smith Is Back in ‘Bad Boys: Ride or Die,’ With Martin Lawrence Riding Shotgun 

“Bad Boys: Ride or Die,” the fourth installment in the Will Smith-Martin Lawrence action-comedy series, is about a fight to redeem a tarnished legacy. No,…

Entertainment FILE PHOTO: Mick Jagger of the rock band The Rolling Stones performs, as the band kick off their 2024 Hackney Diamonds tour at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas, US April 28, 2024. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare/File Photo

Mick Jagger, Strutting at 80, Teases New Album and More Touring

How does it feel for Mick Jagger to be back on tour singing, dancing and strutting across stadium concert stages at 80 years old? "Like being on stage at 78,"…

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Entertainment This cover image released by Island Records shows "Forever" by Bon Jovi. (Island Records via AP)

Music Review: Bon Jovi Takes a Victory Lap, Assessing a 40-Year Career on New Album ‘Forever’ 

Forty years after they ran away with our hearts and into rock history, Bon Jovi is back with a reflective new album taking stock of all the boys from New…

Entertainment This image released by TV-Erased shows actor Francesco Di Rauso, portraying combat medic Waverly Woodson Jr., who served with the 320th Barrage Balloon Battalion on D-Day, in a scene from "Erased: WW2's Heroes of Color." (National Geographic)

Idris Elba Helps Uncover the WWII Soldiers of Color Who Never Got Their Due 

One of Idris Elba’s grandfathers fought in World War II, but he doesn’t know what he endured. No pictures or stories survive. “That part of my family’s history…

Entertainment Michael Douglas arrives at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (AP)

Michael Douglas Pays Solidarity Visit to Southern Israel 

Actor Michael Douglas on Sunday paid a solidarity visit to an Israeli kibbutz that was hit hard in the Oct. 7 Hamas attack that sparked Israel’s war against…

Entertainment Anya Taylor-Joy, left, and director George Miller pose for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga' at the 77th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Wednesday, May 15, 2024. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)

‘Garfield,’ ‘Furiosa’ Repeat Atop Box Office Charts

It was a quiet weekend at North American movie theaters, dominated once again by Sony’s “The Garfield Movie," Warner Bros.' “Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga " and a…

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Entertainment Angelina Jolie and her daughter Shiloh. (AFP/Getty Images)

Daughter of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Files Court Petition to Remove Father’s Last Name

A daughter of actors Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt filed paperwork to legally remove “Pitt” from her name on the day she turned 18. Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt…