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Square, Inc. to buy majority of Tidal and put Jay-Z on board

Square, Inc. to buy majority of Tidal and put Jay-Z on board

SAN FRANCISCO — Financial technology company Square, Inc. said Thursday that it has reached an agreement to acquire majority ownership of Tidal, the music streaming service partly owned by Jay-Z.
Tonywatch: Aaron Tveit rides a roller coaster of a year

Tonywatch: Aaron Tveit rides a roller coaster of a year

NEW YORK — Even in a crazy year with so many ups and downs, consider the last 12 months of Aaron Tveit. The Broadway star was wowing fans in “Moulin Rouge! The Musical” when it was suddenly shuttered by the coronavirus.
Scholarship created to honour choreographer Ann Reinking

Scholarship created to honour choreographer Ann Reinking

NEW YORK — Long before she became a Tony Award-winning choreographer, Ann Reinking waited tables to save up enough money to move to New York City. She arrived with $500, no job lined up and no connections.
Will Paramount+ be a mountain or a molehill in streaming?

Will Paramount+ be a mountain or a molehill in streaming?

NEW YORK — Paramount+ debuts Thursday as the latest — and last — streaming option from a major media company, this time from ViacomCBS.
Clooney, 'Billie Holiday' among AARP movie award honorees

Clooney, 'Billie Holiday' among AARP movie award honorees

“The United States vs. Billie Holiday,” “Minari,” “Da 5 Bloods” and “One Night in Miami” are among the films AARP is honouring at its annual Movies for Grownups Awards, the non-profit organization said Thursday.

Picture book based on 'American Anthem' to come out in June

NEW YORK — Composer Gene Scheer, whose song “American Anthem” was quoted by President Joe Biden during his inaugural address, is returning the favour .
17% of food production globally wasted, UN report estimates

17% of food production globally wasted, UN report estimates

NEW YORK — Instead of finishing your leftovers, you let them go bad and buy takeout.
Animated 'Demon Slayer' strikes chord with pandemic Japan

Animated 'Demon Slayer' strikes chord with pandemic Japan

TOKYO — The demons are everywhere, sometimes spreading like purple slime, lurking, killing.
Police: Rapper OMB Peezy charged in music video shooting

Police: Rapper OMB Peezy charged in music video shooting

ATLANTA — An Alabama rapper was arrested in connection to a shooting at music video set in downtown Atlanta, authorities said.
Hospitalized Prince Philip has successful heart procedure

Hospitalized Prince Philip has successful heart procedure

LONDON — Prince Philip has had a successful heart procedure at a London hospital and is expected to remain for several days of “rest and recuperation,” Buckingham Palace said Thursday.