Arts and entertainment

April 12, 2014 - 7:03 AM

Songwriter Jesse Winchester dies at age 69

April 12, 2014 - 6:03 AM

Outkast reunite, headline Coachella festival

April 12, 2014 - 1:03 AM

President Obama attends 'A Raisin in the Sun'

NEW YORK (AP) — Tickets to watch Denzel Washington on Broadway in "A Raisin in the Sun" are hard to come by, but one man managed it — President Barack Obama.

The president and the first lady caught the American masterpiece Friday night at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, where it first opened more than 50 years ago. They took their seats to huge applause.

April 12, 2014 - 12:03 AM

Songwriter Jesse Winchester dies at age 69

TORONTO (AP) — Jesse Winchester, a U.S.-born singer who established himself in Montreal after dodging the Vietnam War and went on to write songs covered by the likes of Elvis Costello, Jimmy Buffett and Joan Baez has died of cancer. He was 69.

His death was announced on his official Facebook page Friday.

April 11, 2014 - 10:03 PM

Obamas and friends take in dinner and play in NYC

April 11, 2014 - 8:33 PM

Randy Quaid sues Indiana bail bond company

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Actor Randy Quaid has sued a suburban Indianapolis bond company that bailed Quaid and his wife out of jail after they were arrested on squatting charges in California in 2010.

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