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Henry Mancini’s widow Ginny dies at 97

November 4, 2021, 9:25pm Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Ginny Mancini, a jazz singer in the heyday of the big-band era who became a generous benefactor to the concert halls of L.A. as well as the city’s small and often struggling music academies for children, has died at her home in Malibu. Read story

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Santa Rose County Jail in Milton, Fla., shows Joseph Maldonado-Passage, also known as Joe Exotic.

‘Tiger King’ Joe Exotic says he has ‘aggressive cancer’

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Santa Rose County Jail in Milton, Fla., shows Joseph Maldonado-Passage, also known as Joe Exotic.

November 4, 2021, 8:46am Entertainment

OKLAHOMA CITY — The man known as “Tiger King,” who gained fame in a Netflix documentary following his conviction for trying to hire someone to kill an animal rights activist, says he has cancer. Read story

Mariah Carey performs during 2019 Festival d'ete de Quebec at Plains of Abraham on July 11, 2019, in Quebec City, Canada.

Mariah Carey ready for Christmas

Mariah Carey performs during 2019 Festival d'ete de Quebec at Plains of Abraham on July 11, 2019, in Quebec City, Canada.

November 4, 2021, 6:02am Entertainment

By royal decree, the queen of Christmas has put an official end to Halloween and heralded the holiday season. Read story

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett perform Feb. 8, 2015, at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Gaga, Bennett are Grammy long shots

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett perform Feb. 8, 2015, at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

November 4, 2021, 6:00am Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — You can almost picture it: Tony Bennett, beaming and crinkly eyed at age 95, shuffling slowly to the podium with help from Lady Gaga as the in-house band strikes up one of the indelible Cole Porter numbers from their latest collaborative LP. “Love for Sale,” as it’s… Read story

"Split Decisions: Life Stories" by Ice-T & Spike and Douglas Century.

Ice-T recalls path not taken

"Split Decisions: Life Stories" by Ice-T & Spike and Douglas Century.

November 4, 2021, 6:00am Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Ice-T has never forgotten the path his life might have taken. Read story

Memorabilia from "The Munsters" at the Auction Reception and Preview: Monsters & Friends: Featuring the Kevin Burns Collection at Heritage Auctions, Beverly Hills in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Auction offers ‘Munsters’ memorabilia

Memorabilia from "The Munsters" at the Auction Reception and Preview: Monsters & Friends: Featuring the Kevin Burns Collection at Heritage Auctions, Beverly Hills in Beverly Hills, Calif.

November 4, 2021, 6:00am Entertainment

Get ready for the big garage sale at 1313 Mockingbird Lane. Read story

Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters performs onstage during the 2021 iHeartRadio ALTer EGO Presented by Capital One stream on LiveXLive.com and broadcast on iHeartRadio's Alternative and Rock stations nationwide on Jan. 28, 2021.

Rock Hall induction caps the year of Foo

Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters performs onstage during the 2021 iHeartRadio ALTer EGO Presented by Capital One stream on LiveXLive.com and broadcast on iHeartRadio's Alternative and Rock stations nationwide on Jan. 28, 2021.

November 4, 2021, 6:00am Entertainment

SEATTLE — 2021 has been the year of the Foo. It seems Dave Grohl and headline-generating juggernaut the Foo Fighters haven’t been out of the news cycle for more than an hour of late, whether Grohl’s promoting his new book or coming to the aid of a Seattle metalhead who… Read story

Author Damon Galgut at the 2021 Booker Prize Awards Ceremony in London, Wednesday Nov. 3, 2021. South African writer Damon Galgut wins the Booker Prize for fiction for "The Promise".

S. African Damon Galgut wins Booker Prize for ‘The Promise’

Author Damon Galgut at the 2021 Booker Prize Awards Ceremony in London, Wednesday Nov. 3, 2021. South African writer Damon Galgut wins the Booker Prize for fiction for "The Promise".

November 3, 2021, 2:44pm Entertainment

LONDON — South African writer Damon Galgut won the prestigious Booker Prize for fiction on Wednesday with “The Promise,” a novel about one white family’s reckoning with South Africa’s racist history. Read story

Actor Kal Penn of ‘Harold and Kumar’ fame comes out, announces engagement to longtime partner

November 2, 2021, 8:45am Entertainment

Actor Kal Penn, of “Harold & Kumar” fame, had dual public announcements last week, coming out to People as he revealed his engagement to his longtime partner, Josh. Read story

Giant ‘corpse plant’ draws crowds in Southern California

November 2, 2021, 8:38am Entertainment

ENCINITAS, Calif. — The bloom of a giant and stinky Sumatran flower nicknamed the “corpse plant” because it smells like a dead body is drawing huge crowds to a Southern California botanical garden. Read story