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Alec Baldwin's Trump wasn't on 'SNL,' but mock-Putin was

NEW YORK — Maybe Alec Baldwin was busy. Maybe "Saturday Night Live" figured viewers had seen plenty of President Donald Trump for real this inauguration weekend.
Neon piece of rock 'n' roll history going up for auction

Neon piece of rock 'n' roll history going up for auction

BIDDEFORD, Maine — A bright neon piece of rock 'n' roll history is going up for auction — a marquee from the legendary Los Angeles club, Whisky a Go Go.
No more nerds, sex bombs: Female animators draw away clichés

No more nerds, sex bombs: Female animators draw away clichés

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. — The California Institute of the Arts was created partly by Walt Disney's desire to bring more top-flight animators into the profession. And it has during its 47 years, though for a long time almost all were men.
Villains and vixens dominate cartoon roles for women

Villains and vixens dominate cartoon roles for women

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. — More women are entering the field of animation, and one of their goals is to create more realistic female characters — not just the stereotypical nerds, sex bombs and villains that dominate now.
Ryan Gosling and Denis Villeneuve make waves ahead of Oscar nominations

Ryan Gosling and Denis Villeneuve make waves ahead of Oscar nominations

TORONTO — When this year's Oscar nominations are announced on Tuesday there's a good chance some Canadians will be prominently in the mix, most notably Quebec director Denis Villeneuve and London, Ont.-born actor Ryan Gosling.
Cyberattack on Sundance briefly shutters box office

Cyberattack on Sundance briefly shutters box office

PARK CITY, Utah — Representatives for the Sundance Film Festival say that their network systems were subject to a cyberattack that caused its box offices to shut down briefly Saturday afternoon.
Boy George talks politics at Paris menswear, Dior goes dark

Boy George talks politics at Paris menswear, Dior goes dark

PARIS — Music maestro Boy George got political at Paris Fashion Week as Dior Homme went to the dark side, creating a hard, brooding fall-winter collection. Here are the highlights of Saturday's menswear shows.
'Before I Fall' explores Groundhog Day themes, for teens

'Before I Fall' explores Groundhog Day themes, for teens

PARK CITY, Utah — "Before I Fall" begins by telling the audience that you're watching the last day of its heroine's life. Yes, 17-year-old Samantha (Zoey Deutch) is about to die.

Maggie Roche of The Roches sister vocal trio dies at 65

NEW YORK — Maggie Roche, the folk-rock singer-songwriter who since the mid-1970s had performed and recorded as a trio and in pairs with her two sisters, has died.
'The Workers Cup' sheds light on migrant workers in Qatar

'The Workers Cup' sheds light on migrant workers in Qatar

PARK CITY, Utah — Director Adam Sobel never intended to end up in Qatar, but it was 2010, jobs were scarce in the U.S. and his longtime girlfriend — now his wife — had just been offered a job teaching at a Northwestern University Qatar. So they went.