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Author says prequel to 'Twilight' series will arrive Aug. 4

Author says prequel to 'Twilight' series will arrive Aug. 4

NEW YORK — “The Midnight Sun” will finally appear. Stephenie Meyer's long-awaited prequel to her “Twilight" series is coming out Aug. 4, the author announced on her website (www.stepheniemeyer.com) Monday.
Netflix/Canadian Film Centre announce four films for development initiative

Netflix/Canadian Film Centre announce four films for development initiative

TORONTO — "Firecrackers" director Jasmin Mozaffari is among the filmmakers selected for the inaugural Project Development Accelerator initiative from the Canadian Film Centre and Netflix.
Dwight Yoakam marries fiancee Emily Joyce in small wedding

Dwight Yoakam marries fiancee Emily Joyce in small wedding

NASHVILLE — Country star Dwight Yoakam married his longtime fiancee Emily Joyce in a small wedding in March that had fewer than 10 attendees seated at least 6 feet from each other.
Reflecting the times, acts pen songs about quarantine life

Reflecting the times, acts pen songs about quarantine life

NEW YORK — With masks over their mouths and gloves on their hands, country superstar Luke Combs and his band went to a music studio — in separate rooms — and recorded a new song reflecting the mood of a world dramatically altered by the spreading cor
40 songs about the coronavirus pandemic. Listen here.

40 songs about the coronavirus pandemic. Listen here.

NEW YORK — Musicians can’t perform on the road but they’re still able to create music during the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s a list of songs released in the last six weeks related to life in quarantine and social distancing.
Review: Michelle Obama, unplugged (kinda) in ‘Becoming’ doc

Review: Michelle Obama, unplugged (kinda) in ‘Becoming’ doc

In the lovely new Netflix documentary “Becoming,” set around Michelle Obama’s book tour for her memoir, the former first lady makes a comment about the massive venues she’s speaking to.
Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 10-16

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 10-16

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 10-16: May 10: Singer Henry Fambrough of The Spinners is 82. Actor David Clennon (“thirtysomething”) is 77. Filmmaker Jim Abrahams (“The Naked Gun,” “Airplane!”) is 76. Singer Donovan is 74.
Prince guitar, McCartney Beatles lyrics come up for auction

Prince guitar, McCartney Beatles lyrics come up for auction

LOS ANGELES — A guitar from Prince's prime and some legendary Beatles lyrics sketched out by Paul McCartney are among the items going up for auction at a major music artifacts sale.
Algerian singer Idir, a Berber icon, has died in Paris

Algerian singer Idir, a Berber icon, has died in Paris

PARIS — Idir, an Algerian singer who gave voice to the Berber and Kabyle cultures, has died in Paris. He was 70.
'60 Minutes' correspondent Stahl says she fought coronavirus

'60 Minutes' correspondent Stahl says she fought coronavirus

NEW YORK — CBS News “60 Minutes” correspondent Lesley Stahl said Sunday that she's finally feeling well after a battle with COVID-19 that left her hospitalized for a week.
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