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Nikitin replaces Terfel at Wagner's Dutchman at Met Opera

NEW YORK — Evgeny Nikitin will replace Bryn Terfel in the title role of the Metropolitan Opera's new production of Wagner's "Die Fliegende Hollaender (The Flying Dutchman)" that opens March 2.
Jane Austen, actress create PBS costume drama diversity

Jane Austen, actress create PBS costume drama diversity

LOS ANGELES — Crystal Clarke could imagine herself playing the heroine of a period costume drama, a genre that regularly makes its way to TV and film screens with potential breakout roles for young actresses.

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

iTunes Movies US Charts: 1. Ford v Ferrari 2. Terminator: Dark Fate 3. Parasite 4. Joker 5. Harriet 6. Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood 7. Zombieland: Double Tap 8. Gemini Man 9. The Farewell 10. Hustlers iTunes Movies US Charts - Independent: 1.
Prosecutors seek to drop rape case against California doctor

Prosecutors seek to drop rape case against California doctor

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Prosecutors on Tuesday said they will seek to drop a high-profile rape case against a California surgeon who appeared in a reality TV dating show.

White House excludes CNN from Trump session, with no protest

NEW YORK — The White House excluded CNN on Tuesday from its annual off-the-record briefing with television news personalities prior to the State of the Union address with no public protest from the network or any other journalists who attended.

AP-Apple-Books - Top-10

Apple Book charts for week ending February 2, 2020: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher) 1. The Mamba Mentality by Kobe Bryant - 9780374719159 - (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) 2.
Brother of Manchester Arena bomber goes on trial for murder

Brother of Manchester Arena bomber goes on trial for murder

LONDON — The younger brother of the suicide bomber who killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester is just as guilty as the attacker, a British prosecutor said Tuesday, as the surviving sibling went on trial for murder.
Making Oscar history, 'Honeyland' shatters borders

Making Oscar history, 'Honeyland' shatters borders

NEW YORK — Ljubomir Stefanov and Tamara Kotevska were in a hard-to-reach area of Northern Macedonia — about as far from the Oscars as possible — when they came upon the beekeeper who would be their subject in their acclaimed documentary “Honeyland.
Show me the Monet: Boston's Museum of Fine Arts turns 150

Show me the Monet: Boston's Museum of Fine Arts turns 150

Boston's Museum of Fine Arts is getting ready to show you the Monet.
Review: `Olympic Pride, American Prejudice' reminder of past

Review: `Olympic Pride, American Prejudice' reminder of past

“Olympic Pride, American Prejudice: The Untold Story of 18 African Americans Who Defied Jim Crow and Adolf Hitler to Compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympics,” Atria Books, by Deborah Riley Draper, Blair Underwood and Travis Thrasher Jesse Owens’ name wil