Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma will receive the first Fred Rogers Legacy Award, which is named for the creator and late host of the television show “Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.”
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Beloved U.S. child star and comic actor Mickey Rooney, one of Hollywood's most enduring denizens whose career began in the silent film era, died on Sunday. He was 93.
Monday, April 7, 2014
Peter Matthiessen, a rich man's son who rejected a life of ease in favor of physical and spiritual challenges and produced such acclaimed works as “The Snow Leopard” and “At Play in the Fields of the Lord,” died Saturday. He was 86.
South African trumpeter and vocalist Hugh Masekela celebrated his 75th birthday with a little help from some old friends — Paul Simon and Harry Belafonte — in the city where he began what turned out to be a 30-year exile from his homeland.
Friday, April 4, 2014
David Letterman's departure from the late-night realm won't just end an unmatched run on television. It also will close the book on an era reaching almost to the birth of TV.
Connie Britton has been named a good-will ambassador for the United Nations Development Program.
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Frankie Knuckles, a Grammy-winning Chicago disc jockey known as the “Godfather of House Music” who worked with artists including Michael Jackson and Diana Ross, has died at age 59.
A Chinese actor's apology to his actress wife following rumors of his infidelity has set a record in China's version of Twitter for number of comments and retweets.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
British actress Kate O'Mara, who starred in hit U.S. soap opera Dynasty in the 1980s, died on Sunday at the age of 74, her agent said.
Pop icon Elton John says he will tie the knot with partner David Furnish now that his native Britain has legalized gay marriage.