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Patti Smith and a speech by proxy to fill Dylan void at Nobels

STOCKHOLM Nobel literature laureate Bob Dylan will provide a speech and fellow American singer-songwriter Patti Smith will perform one of his best-known songs in his absence during Stockholm's prize celebrations, the awards body said on Monday.

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'Moana' Tops Slow Post-Thanksgiving Weekend With $28.4 Million

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Moana" sailed to the top of the domestic box office for the second consecutive weekend. The Disney animated adventure picked up $28.4 million to push its stateside haul to $119.9 million. | Video

Film, Dec 04 2016

'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' plans 2018 Broadway debut

LOS ANGELES After a hit debut on London's West End this summer, "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" is in talks to move to New York's Broadway in 2018, producers said on Friday.

Dec 02 2016

Lady Gaga performs on London rooftop to promote new album

LONDON Global pop star Lady Gaga gave an intimate performance at a shopping mall in London on Thursday night, where she promoted her new album "Joanne" and discussed the pitfalls of fame and celebrity. | Video

Dec 02 2016

Matt Goss says 2017 Bros reunion gigs will wow fans

LONDON Singer-songwriter Matt Goss says he and his twin brother Luke will make sure their Bros reunion tour wows fans of the British 1980s pop band when they come to Britain next August. | Video

Music Dec 02 2016

British band Duran Duran lose battle to reclaim U.S. rights

LONDON The British 1980s pop band "Duran Duran" will not be able to reclaim the U.S. copyrights to some of their most famous hits, an English court ruled on Friday.

Music Dec 02 2016

British author Rowling says Trump has a right to be bigoted

NEW YORK Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling labeled U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump bigoted after receiving the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award in New York. | Video