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Comfort levels vary for Michigan arts, culture customers

DETROIT — When will people in southeast Michigan be ready to head back to museums, concerts, galleries and other cultural attractions? Research commissioned by CultureSource, which represents 160 non-profit arts and culture groups in the region, has
Rolling Stones threaten to sue Trump over using their songs

Rolling Stones threaten to sue Trump over using their songs

LONDON — The Rolling Stones are threatening President Donald Trump with legal action for using their songs at his rallies despite cease-and-desist directives.

Auction of contested African artifacts going ahead in Paris

PARIS — A Nigerian commission has called for the cancellation of Monday's auction in Paris of sacred Nigerian statues that it alleges were stolen.
Review: Paul Doiron cranks up a suspenseful, fast-paced plot

Review: Paul Doiron cranks up a suspenseful, fast-paced plot

“One Last Lie,” by Paul Doiron (Minotaur) Fifteen years ago, a young Maine game warden went undercover to investigate a poaching ring in Maine’s north woods and was never heard from again; so his mentor, retired warden Charlie Stevens, is stunned whe
A list of winners at the 2020 BET Awards

A list of winners at the 2020 BET Awards

A list of winners at the 2020 BET Awards, which aired virtually Sunday because of the coronavirus pandemic.
La Scala plans 4 July concerts in post-lockdown reopening

La Scala plans 4 July concerts in post-lockdown reopening

ROME — Italy’s La Scala theatre is reopening next week after a four-month coronavirus shutdown with a series of four concerts before a reduced audience of 600, a third of its normal capacity.
BET Awards highlight Black voices as artists turn political

BET Awards highlight Black voices as artists turn political

NEW YORK — The BET Awards served as an extension of the voices of Black people protesting in the streets about the inequalities Black people face daily, as artists used their performances to highlight the Black Lives Matter movement, civil rights and

Author Kimberly Jones writing a book based on popular video

NEW YORK — Kimberly Jones, the author and activist whose "How Can We Win?” video following the murder of George Floyd was shared online by Lebron James and Trevor Noah among others, has a deal for two books.
Milton Glaser, designer of 'I Love NY' logo, dies at 91

Milton Glaser, designer of 'I Love NY' logo, dies at 91

NEW YORK — Milton Glaser, the groundbreaking graphic designer who adorned Bob Dylan’s silhouette with psychedelic hair and summed up the feelings for his native New York with “I (HEART) NY,” died Friday, his 91st birthday.

Charles Webb, author of 'The Graduate,' dies in England

Charles Webb, a lifelong non-conformist whose debut novel “The Graduate” was a deadpan satire of his college education and wealthy background adapted into the classic film of the same name, has died. He was 81.