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A guest listens to a band play during the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock Festival on Max Yasgur's original homestead in Bethel, New York, U.S., August 17, 2019.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Baby boomers dressed in tie-dye, rolling wheelchairs and chasing a memory of peace and love flocked to Bethel, New York, for the weekend to mark the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, the music festival that defined 1960s counterculture.

Entertainment News9 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Actor Peter Fonda poses for a portrait on a replica of the "Captain America" bike in Glendale, California October 23, 2009.     REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo

Oscar nominated actor Peter Fonda, who played a cool and introspective motorcyclist in the 1969 film "Easy Rider" that captured the spirit of the era's counterculture movement, died on Friday at age 79, his family said in a statement.

Entertainment News2 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Attendees watch performing artists at the Woodstock Music Festival in August 1969, Bethel, New York, U.S. in this handout image. James Sarles/The Museum at Bethel Woods/Via REUTERS.  MANDATORY CREDIT. MUST COURTESY  ©JAMES SARLES AND THE MUSEUM AT BETHEL WOODS.

Mick Richards was among the 450,000 people at Woodstock in 1969, but he did not think much about his "uneventful" 24 hours there until years later, when his teenage son started asking about the festival.

Entertainment News2 days ago

Ed Sheeran poses with bottles of Heinz Tomato Ketchup based on his tattoos in London, Britain May 20, 2019, in this handout photo. Heinz/Handout via REUTERS

Three limited-edition bottles of Heinz Tomato Ketchup based on the tattoos of British songwriter Ed Sheeran, a dedicated fan of the condiment, sold at auction in London on Thursday, with one going under the hammer for 1,500 pounds ($1,816).

Entertainment News2 days ago

Argentine director Sebastian Borensztein, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Buenos Aires, Argentina August 12, 2019. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

With Argentina once again reeling from a financial crisis, a film released on Thursday shows residents from a village outside Buenos Aires pursuing the dream of many of those left penniless by the country's 2001 debt default: getting their money back.

Entertainment News2 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Michael Gargiulo sits in court during his murder trial in Los Angeles, California, U.S., August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A jury found a man nicknamed the "Hollywood Ripper" guilty on Thursday of knifing to death two women, including actor Ashton Kutcher's date, and attempting to murder a third victim during a seven-year span.

Entertainment News3 days ago

James Hetfield of Metallica performs during the I Am The Highway: A Tribute to Chris Cornell concert at The Forum in Inglewood, California, U.S. January 16, 2019. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

American heavy metal band Metallica has donated 250,000 euros to a Romanian association building the country's first pediatric oncology hospital, they said.

Entertainment News2 days ago

FILE PHOTO: 90th Academy Awards - Oscars Show – Hollywood, California, U.S., 04/03/2018 – Host Jimmy Kimmel opens the show. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo

Simulated wireless alert tones used in a "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" skit making fun of a presidential alert test have cost Walt Disney Co's ABC $395,000 in civil fines with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.

Entertainment News3 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A$AP Rocky performs "I'm Not the Only One" with Sam Smith (not pictured) during the 42nd American Music Awards in Los Angeles, California November 23, 2014.   REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky was convicted in Sweden on Wednesday of assault over a Stockholm street brawl, but spared time in jail after a high-profile trial that had led President Donald Trump to accuse Sweden of treating him unfairly.

Entertainment News4 days ago

Attendees watch performing artists at the Woodstock Music Festival in August 1969, Bethel, New York, U.S. in this handout image. Ted Berard/The Museum at Bethel Woods via REUTERS © TED BERARD AND THE MUSEUM AT BETHEL WOODS.

Jason Stone played hooky from summer camp and tripped on LSD-spiked watermelon, Graham Nash was so high his memories of performing are hazy, and Robin Naylor, at 15, saw her first naked man.

Entertainment News4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Opera singer Placido Domingo sits during an event at the Manhattan School of Music in New York, U.S., May 11, 2018.   REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo

The Los Angeles Opera said on Tuesday it will investigate accusations of sexual misconduct against Spanish tenor Placido Domingo, as two organizations canceled planned appearances by him.

Entertainment News4 days ago

Axl Rose and Slash, lead singer and lead guitarist of U.S. rock band Guns N' Roses, perform during their "Not in This Lifetime... Tour" at the du Arena in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates November 25, 2018. REUTERS/Christopher Pike

Guns N' Roses has settled a lawsuit in which it accused the Colorado brewery Oskar Blues of trademark infringement for selling Guns 'N' Rosé ale and merchandise without permission.

Entertainment News4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. rapper ASAP Rocky attends the Alexander Wang Spring/Summer 2013 collection during New York Fashion Week, September 8, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton/File Photo

American rapper A$AP Rocky learns his fate on Wednesday in a trial over a street brawl in Sweden that led U.S. President Donald Trump to champion his cause.

Entertainment News4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A memorial stands above the original site of the Woodstock Music Festival while visiting to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the infamous Woodstock Music Festival in Bethel, New York, U.S., August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo

Michael Wadleigh never played a note and is not a household name, but he may be the person most responsible for securing Woodstock's place in history as the epitome of Sixties counterculture.

Entertainment News5 days ago

Actor and comedian Bill Cosby leaves the Montgomery County Courthouse after his first day of sentencing hearings in his sexual assault trial in Norristown, Pennsylvania, U.S., September 24, 2018. REUTERS/Jessica Kourkounis

A trio of Pennsylvania judges on Monday appeared deeply skeptical of Bill Cosby's effort to have his sexual assault conviction overturned, as the comedian's lawyers argued in court that the trial judge had deprived him of a fair trial.

Entertainment News6 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Members of K-Pop band, BTS appear on ABC's 'Good Morning America' show in Central Park in New York City, U.S., May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

South Korean boy band, BTS, will take their first long holiday in six years after a series of global hits, their managers said, asking fans to respect the band's privacy if they see them in "a chance encounter".

Entertainment News6 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala - Met Gala - Camp: Notes on Fashion- Arrivals - New York City, U.S. – May 6, 2019 - Lady Gaga. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

In El Paso, Texas, there are books for third-grade students, many of whom have none at home. Disabled students in Dayton, Ohio, will get bouncy chairs to help calm them for learning. Science kits will go to fifth graders in Gilroy, California.

Politics7 days ago

Universal Pictures on Saturday canceled the release of "The Hunt," a satirical thriller about a group of Americans who are captured to be hunted and killed for sport, following apparent criticism by President Donald Trump and a recent series of mass shootings.

Entertainment News7 days ago

FILE PHOTO: New York real estate scion Robert Durst appears in the Los Angeles Superior Court Airport Branch with his defense lawyer Dick DeGuerin for a pre-trial motions hearing in Los Angeles, California, January 6, 2017   REUTERS/Mark Boster /Los Angeles Times/Pool/File Photo

Attorneys for real estate scion Robert Durst, charged in Los Angeles with murdering his confidante Susan Berman in 2000, have asked a judge to declare that prosecutors "consulted, coordinated and collaborated" with filmmakers behind an HBO documentary series who uncovered key evidence in the case.

Entertainment News8 days ago

Woodstock producer Michael Lang poses during a photo exhibit that celebrates the 50th anniversary of Woodstock in New York, U.S., August 9, 2019.  REUTERS/Alicia Powell

The man behind the failed Woodstock 50 anniversary festival said on Friday he was "pretty bummed" at losing out on a chance to encourage people to take action on global warming.

Entertainment News8 hours ago

A guest listens to a band play during the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock Festival on Max Yasgur's original homestead in Bethel, New York, U.S., August 17, 2019.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Baby boomers dressed in tie-dye, rolling wheelchairs and chasing a memory of peace and love flocked to Bethel, New York, for the weekend to mark the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, the music festival that defined 1960s counterculture.

Entertainment News9 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Actor Peter Fonda poses for a portrait on a replica of the "Captain America" bike in Glendale, California October 23, 2009.     REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo

Oscar nominated actor Peter Fonda, who played a cool and introspective motorcyclist in the 1969 film "Easy Rider" that captured the spirit of the era's counterculture movement, died on Friday at age 79, his family said in a statement.

Entertainment News2 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Attendees watch performing artists at the Woodstock Music Festival in August 1969, Bethel, New York, U.S. in this handout image. James Sarles/The Museum at Bethel Woods/Via REUTERS.  MANDATORY CREDIT. MUST COURTESY  ©JAMES SARLES AND THE MUSEUM AT BETHEL WOODS.

Mick Richards was among the 450,000 people at Woodstock in 1969, but he did not think much about his "uneventful" 24 hours there until years later, when his teenage son started asking about the festival.

Entertainment News2 days ago

Ed Sheeran poses with bottles of Heinz Tomato Ketchup based on his tattoos in London, Britain May 20, 2019, in this handout photo. Heinz/Handout via REUTERS

Three limited-edition bottles of Heinz Tomato Ketchup based on the tattoos of British songwriter Ed Sheeran, a dedicated fan of the condiment, sold at auction in London on Thursday, with one going under the hammer for 1,500 pounds ($1,816).

Entertainment News2 days ago

Argentine director Sebastian Borensztein, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Buenos Aires, Argentina August 12, 2019. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

With Argentina once again reeling from a financial crisis, a film released on Thursday shows residents from a village outside Buenos Aires pursuing the dream of many of those left penniless by the country's 2001 debt default: getting their money back.

Entertainment News2 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Michael Gargiulo sits in court during his murder trial in Los Angeles, California, U.S., August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A jury found a man nicknamed the "Hollywood Ripper" guilty on Thursday of knifing to death two women, including actor Ashton Kutcher's date, and attempting to murder a third victim during a seven-year span.

Entertainment News3 days ago

James Hetfield of Metallica performs during the I Am The Highway: A Tribute to Chris Cornell concert at The Forum in Inglewood, California, U.S. January 16, 2019. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

American heavy metal band Metallica has donated 250,000 euros to a Romanian association building the country's first pediatric oncology hospital, they said.

Entertainment News2 days ago

FILE PHOTO: 90th Academy Awards - Oscars Show – Hollywood, California, U.S., 04/03/2018 – Host Jimmy Kimmel opens the show. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo

Simulated wireless alert tones used in a "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" skit making fun of a presidential alert test have cost Walt Disney Co's ABC $395,000 in civil fines with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.

Entertainment News3 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A$AP Rocky performs "I'm Not the Only One" with Sam Smith (not pictured) during the 42nd American Music Awards in Los Angeles, California November 23, 2014.   REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky was convicted in Sweden on Wednesday of assault over a Stockholm street brawl, but spared time in jail after a high-profile trial that had led President Donald Trump to accuse Sweden of treating him unfairly.

Entertainment News4 days ago

Attendees watch performing artists at the Woodstock Music Festival in August 1969, Bethel, New York, U.S. in this handout image. Ted Berard/The Museum at Bethel Woods via REUTERS © TED BERARD AND THE MUSEUM AT BETHEL WOODS.

Jason Stone played hooky from summer camp and tripped on LSD-spiked watermelon, Graham Nash was so high his memories of performing are hazy, and Robin Naylor, at 15, saw her first naked man.

Entertainment News4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Opera singer Placido Domingo sits during an event at the Manhattan School of Music in New York, U.S., May 11, 2018.   REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo

The Los Angeles Opera said on Tuesday it will investigate accusations of sexual misconduct against Spanish tenor Placido Domingo, as two organizations canceled planned appearances by him.

Entertainment News4 days ago

Axl Rose and Slash, lead singer and lead guitarist of U.S. rock band Guns N' Roses, perform during their "Not in This Lifetime... Tour" at the du Arena in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates November 25, 2018. REUTERS/Christopher Pike

Guns N' Roses has settled a lawsuit in which it accused the Colorado brewery Oskar Blues of trademark infringement for selling Guns 'N' Rosé ale and merchandise without permission.

Entertainment News4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. rapper ASAP Rocky attends the Alexander Wang Spring/Summer 2013 collection during New York Fashion Week, September 8, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton/File Photo

American rapper A$AP Rocky learns his fate on Wednesday in a trial over a street brawl in Sweden that led U.S. President Donald Trump to champion his cause.

Entertainment News4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A memorial stands above the original site of the Woodstock Music Festival while visiting to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the infamous Woodstock Music Festival in Bethel, New York, U.S., August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo

Michael Wadleigh never played a note and is not a household name, but he may be the person most responsible for securing Woodstock's place in history as the epitome of Sixties counterculture.

Entertainment News5 days ago

Actor and comedian Bill Cosby leaves the Montgomery County Courthouse after his first day of sentencing hearings in his sexual assault trial in Norristown, Pennsylvania, U.S., September 24, 2018. REUTERS/Jessica Kourkounis

A trio of Pennsylvania judges on Monday appeared deeply skeptical of Bill Cosby's effort to have his sexual assault conviction overturned, as the comedian's lawyers argued in court that the trial judge had deprived him of a fair trial.

Entertainment News6 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Members of K-Pop band, BTS appear on ABC's 'Good Morning America' show in Central Park in New York City, U.S., May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

South Korean boy band, BTS, will take their first long holiday in six years after a series of global hits, their managers said, asking fans to respect the band's privacy if they see them in "a chance encounter".

Entertainment News6 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala - Met Gala - Camp: Notes on Fashion- Arrivals - New York City, U.S. – May 6, 2019 - Lady Gaga. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

In El Paso, Texas, there are books for third-grade students, many of whom have none at home. Disabled students in Dayton, Ohio, will get bouncy chairs to help calm them for learning. Science kits will go to fifth graders in Gilroy, California.

Politics7 days ago

Universal Pictures on Saturday canceled the release of "The Hunt," a satirical thriller about a group of Americans who are captured to be hunted and killed for sport, following apparent criticism by President Donald Trump and a recent series of mass shootings.

Entertainment News7 days ago

FILE PHOTO: New York real estate scion Robert Durst appears in the Los Angeles Superior Court Airport Branch with his defense lawyer Dick DeGuerin for a pre-trial motions hearing in Los Angeles, California, January 6, 2017   REUTERS/Mark Boster /Los Angeles Times/Pool/File Photo

Attorneys for real estate scion Robert Durst, charged in Los Angeles with murdering his confidante Susan Berman in 2000, have asked a judge to declare that prosecutors "consulted, coordinated and collaborated" with filmmakers behind an HBO documentary series who uncovered key evidence in the case.

Entertainment News8 days ago

Woodstock producer Michael Lang poses during a photo exhibit that celebrates the 50th anniversary of Woodstock in New York, U.S., August 9, 2019.  REUTERS/Alicia Powell

The man behind the failed Woodstock 50 anniversary festival said on Friday he was "pretty bummed" at losing out on a chance to encourage people to take action on global warming.

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