Arts and entertainment

FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2020 file photo, Tom Hanks, left, and Rita Wilson arrive at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The couple have tested positive for the coronavirus, the actor said in a statement Wednesday, March 11. The 63-year-old actor said they will be "tested, observed and isolated for as long as public health and safety requires." (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
March 11, 2020 - 8:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Hanks and his actress-singer wife Rita Wilson have tested positive for the coronavirus, the actor said in a statement Wednesday. Hanks said the couple were in Australia and felt tired, with colds, body aches and slight fevers. "To play things right, as is needed in the world...
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This combination of photos show, from left, host Jimmy Fallon on the set of "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon," on Feb. 3, 2020, from left, host Trevor Noah on the set of "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and host Stephen Colbert on the set of "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Jan. 30, 2020. The late night talk shows announced that they will tape their shows without studio audiences due to the new coronavirus. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness. (Andrew Lipovsky/NBC, from left, Sean Gallagher/Comedy Central, Scott Kowalchyk/CBS via AP)
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March 11, 2020 - 7:51 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The ripple effect of the new coronavirus on the entertainment industry reached late-night television, a TV fan festival and far beyond to the series “Survivor” in Fiji. “The Tonight Show” and other late-night talk shows in New York announced Wednesday they will tape without...
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Empty ticket selling booths are seen as a couple buys discounted Broadway theatre tickets at the TKTS kiosk, Wednesday, March 11, 2020, in New York's Times Square. New York's governor ordered all Broadway theaters to shut their doors in the face of ongoing coronavirus concerns, plunging into darkness one of the city's most popular tourist attractions and causing turmoil in the run-up to the Tony Awards.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
March 11, 2020 - 6:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The new coronavirus has reached Broadway, but the shows on the Great White Way are scheduled to go on as planned. A part-time usher and security guard who worked at two theaters in recent days tested positive for COVID-19 and is under quarantine, according to the Shubert and...
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Harvey Weinstein arrives at a Manhattan courthouse as jury deliberations continue in his rape trial, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
March 11, 2020 - 10:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein was sentenced Wednesday to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault, a sight the Hollywood mogul's multitude of accusers thought they would never see. Weinstein, who has been accused of violating scores of women, was convicted last month of raping a woman in a...
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FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2015 file photo, South Korean pianist Seong-Jin Cho,left, smiles after being named the winner of the 17th International Frederic Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, Poland. Culture authorities in Poland said Monday, March 9, 2020 that the 18th edition of the international Frederic Chopin Piano Competition will take place Oct. 2-23 in Warsaw with a large participation of pianists from Asia. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski/file)
March 11, 2020 - 5:14 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Culture authorities in Poland said Monday that the 18th edition of the international Frederic Chopin piano competition will take place Oct. 2-23 in Warsaw. Eliminations for the competition, which is famous for launching world careers for its laureates, will be held April 17-28...
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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018 file photo, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., steps on stage to deliver a concession speech in St. Louis. The two-term senator from Missouri lost her seat in the 2018 midterm election but is now making waves as a plainspoken analyst for NBC News. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
March 10, 2020 - 8:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC News analyst Claire McCaskill is talking about some of the shows on which she appears — “Morning Joe,” Rachel Maddow or Nicolle Wallace's hours — when a questioner slips in a little test: What's your favorite? She bats it away like an annoying fly. “I'm candid,” she said. “I'm...
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FILE - This June 22, 2019 file photo shows the exterior of the New York Times building in New York. Media companies are balancing the need to cover the coronavirus outbreak with the need to keep their employees safe. The New York Times told its employees this week that if they want to work remotely they can do so. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia. The vast majority of people recover from the new virus. According to the World Health Organization, people with mild illness recover in about two weeks, while those with more severe illness may take three to six weeks to recover. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
March 10, 2020 - 8:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Washington Post is encouraging its staff to work at home and the Los Angeles Times is restricting air travel, two illustrations of how news organizations compelled to cover the coronavirus outbreak are balancing the need to keep employees safe. Both of those directives went out...
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March 10, 2020 - 8:25 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An investigation commissioned by the Los Angeles Opera into sexual harassment allegations against ‪Plácido Domingo has found that the legendary tenor engaged in "inappropriate conduct" with multiple women over the three decades he held senior positions at the company, which he...
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FILE - This May 26, 2019 file photo shows Carlos Santana of Santana performing at the BottleRock Napa Valley Music Festival in Napa, Calif. Santana announced Tuesday, March 10, 2020 that he has canceled the European tour dates of his Miraculous 2020 World Tour. Refunds will be available through point of purchase. He is the latest musician to cancel concerts because of public health concerns and performance restrictions due to the growing coronavirus outbreak. The vast majority of people recover from the new virus. According to the World Health Organization, people with mild illness recover in about two weeks, while those with more severe illness may take three to six weeks to recover. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
March 10, 2020 - 5:23 pm
Carlos Santana, Zac Brown Band and Pentatonix are the latest musicians to cancel concerts because of public health concerns and performance restrictions due to the growing coronavirus outbreak. The acts all made announcements Tuesday. Santana said he had canceled the European tour dates of his...
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This image released by Universal Pictures shows Betty Gilpin in a scene from "The Hunt." (Patti Perret/Universal Pictures via AP)
March 10, 2020 - 3:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Last fall, the violent satire “The Hunt” became ensnarled by some of the very politics it so playfully parodies. Universal Pictures pulled “The Hunt” from release after a series of deadly shootings and wave of right-wing criticism, including from President Trump. He called it a...
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