Ex-Minnesota Orchestra maestro Stanislaw Skrowaczewski dies
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Ex-Minnesota Orchestra maestro Stanislaw Skrowaczewski dies

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former longtime Minnesota Orchestra music director Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, who conducted major orchestras in England, Japan and other countries, died Tuesday after suffering a second stroke earlier this month, the orchestra said. He was 93. Skrowaczewski’s family told Minnesota Orchestra president Kevin Smith that he died at a suburban Minneapolis hospital, according to … Continue reading

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DJ Khaled book ‘The Keys’ coming in November

NEW YORK (AP) — DJ Khaled wants it all written down. The hip-hop producer and artist, radio personality and Snapchat favorite has a deal with Crown Archetype for “The Keys,” to be published Nov. 22. According to Wednesday’s announcement by Crown, the book will feature personal stories, his philosophy for success and the background for … Continue reading

Chris Brown granted joint custody of daughter in Texas
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Chris Brown granted joint custody of daughter in Texas

  HOUSTON (AP) — A judge has granted R&B singer Chris Brown joint custody of his young daughter in Texas. A judge in Houston on Friday September 11th agreed with Brown’s request to share custody of the toddler, Royalty, with the child’s mother, Nia Guzman. Brown’s attorney, Mark Geragos (GEHR’-uh-gohs), says Guzman previously had primary … Continue reading

Much more than music at Bonnaroo festival
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Much more than music at Bonnaroo festival

NEW YORK (AP) — Don’t blame being at Bonnaroo for missing the NBA Finals or the season finale of HBO’s “Game of Thrones.” The music festival, which launched Thursday, will also include several screenings, from TV shows to replays of cult favorite films, from “Mean Girls” to “The Goonies.” Here is a look at what’s … Continue reading

Cuban-born painter celebrates 100th birthday
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Cuban-born painter celebrates 100th birthday

NEW YORK (AP) — Cuban-born artist Carmen Herrera says she’s still bursting with ideas she wants to put on canvas, but the centenarian doesn’t feel any urgency to hurry. “I don’t let anything push me,” said Herrera, who turned 100 on Sunday. She’s been painting since the 1930s. Yet fame arrived late. She sold her … Continue reading