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Yannick makes his Met debut as music director-designate

Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s late-in-the-season return Tuesday night to the Metropolitan Opera conducting Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman wasn’t initially planned to be the operatic event...

Scott Baio explains Erin Moran remarks after backlash

Scott Baio says he’s “heartbroken” over Erin Moran’s death...

Arab-American museum founder details new memoir

Anan Ameri, founder of Dearborn's Arab American National Museum, paints a beguiling picture of a Middle Eastern childhood in her new memoir, “The Scent of Jasmine: Coming of Age in...

Penalties in golf start with the player, not the TV viewer

Armchair rules officials are not out of business yet, and that's a good thing for golf....

Grapevine: Beyoncé announces scholarship program

Plus, Paul McCartney heads to Little Caesars Arena, date set for next ‘Star Wars’ movie and more entertainment news...

Aretha blasts Dionne Warwick but she declines to fire back

The Queen of Soul is coming out swinging against fellow legend Dionne Warwick....

Rough week for Fox broadcast in television ratings

Bereft of hits, the Fox broadcasting network is having a tough time in the ratings....

Disney plans blockbuster 2019: ‘Star Wars: Episode IX,’ ‘Toy Story 4,’ and ‘Frozen 2’

Disney is pumping out updated versions of many of your favorites from Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm over the next few years. You’ll want to mark the calendar for some of these....

Your 5-minute guide to the best things to do in Charlotte | April 27-May 4

What is there to do in Charlotte this weekend? Here’s our experts’ picks on everything from entertainment – movies to music to theater – to food and wine, beer and restaurants. And...

University of Michigan gets unpublished Orson Welles scripts

Orson Welles' daughter has given the University of Michigan dozens of the renowned filmmaker's scripts, including many unpublished works from the 1950s and 1960s....

Kidz Bop ready bigger tour with help from Live Nation

KIDZ BOP, the musical brand for children that's sold millions of CDs over the years, is launching its new tour in a big way with the help of juggernaut promoter Live Nation....

Oscar winners sued in Detroit over 2011 film

Lawsuit vs. Reese Witherspoon and Christoph Waltz claims “Water for Elephants” included subliminal anti-Semitic messages...

Dining notes: The scoop on VegFest, sandwich fest and more

Still on the fence about going vegan? Or aren’t even sure what it means? Curious about the health and environmental benefits of plant-based eating? Then you might want to check out...

Eagles players join Animal Planet, Morris Animal Refuge for Puppy Bowl draft

Football fans may be psyched about the NFL Draft coming to Philadelphia this week, but animal lovers may want to turn an eye toward the Morris Animal Refuge, which will host a...

Founders to open taproom in Cass Corridor

A 14,000 square foot taproom, only the second in the brewery’s 20 year history, is set to open this winter...

Golf's ruling bodies move to limit video evidence

Video evidence of a rules violation no longer means a golfer automatically will be penalized....

Album review: Prince's posthumous EP is great for about 3 minutes

What a tease. "Deliverance," a six-track EP of previously unreleased Prince songs, surfaced a few days ago and then was quickly removed from several major digital music sites,...

Comedy, nostalgia and local acts fill casinos

Ultimate Miami, Four Tops, Cuban musician are coming up....

Founders Brewing to open Detroit taproom near Little Caesars Arena

Maker of KBS and All Day IPA plan to open a brewery and restaurant, too, in Detroit's Cass Corridor....

Halep, Cornet give Sharapova wild-card debate new impetus

The debate about Maria Sharapova's wild-card entry for the Porsche Grand Prix continued with Simona Halep and Alize Cornet joining the growing legion of players criticizing...