BC-AP Entertainment and Arts Digest,3rd Ld-Writethru


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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15

WOMEN IN FILM-AWARDS — Women in Film presents its annual Crystal + Lucy awards to actresses Taraji P. Henson and Natalie Dormer and a host of female producers at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. By Entertainment Writer Sandy Cohen. UPCOMING: 500 words by 2 a.m. Thursday, photos. Event developing from 7:30 p.m. ceremony.

FILM-CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE-Q&A — Kevin Hart and Dwayne Johnson discuss their new movie, “Central Intelligence,” what it was like to work together and whether there is chemistry between them or they’re just faking. By National Writer Jocelyn Noveck. SENT: 870 words, photos.

THEATER-A BRONX TALE — Robert De Niro is coming back to Broadway, but you won’t find him onstage. The Oscar-winner will be co-directing “A Bronx Tale,” this time as a musical. By Drama Writer Mark Kennedy. SENT: 130 words, photo.

NIGHTCLUB SHOOTING-BROADWAY — Dozens of Broadway stars horrified by the Orlando nightclub shooting will lend their voices to recording a version of the iconic 1965 song “What the World Needs Now is Love,” with all proceeds going to help the LGBT Center of Central Florida. By Drama Writer Mark Kennedy. SENT: 300 words, photo.

ART AND SOCIAL JUSTICE — The topic will be “Art and Social Justice,” and no one is more qualified to take it on than Toni Morrison, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Sonia Sanchez. Their panel discussion will be held Wednesday night at the Ambassador Theatre in New York. By National Writer Hillel Italie. UPCOMING: 650 words by 11 p.m.

WOMEN IN FILM-AWARDS — Women in Film presents its annual Crystal + Lucy awards to actresses Taraji P. Henson and Natalie Dormer and a host of female producers at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. By Entertainment Writer Sandy Cohen. UPCOMING: 500 words by 2 a.m. Thursday, photos. Event developing from 7:30 p.m. ceremony.

GAMES-E3-XBOX LIVE — Microsoft is making it easier for gamers who share the same passions or even gender to meet and play with each other online, a step toward curbing online harassment. By Entertainment Writer Derrik J. Lang. SENT: 310 words, photos.

MUSIC-KALEO — The young four-part rock band Kaleo grew up on the island of Iceland in a picturesque landscape of volcanos and glaciers, but the lead singer, JJ Julius Son, dreamed of the American South. The band has recorded its first U.S. album for Atlantic Records called “A/B.” By Kristin M. Hall. SENT: 430 words, photos, video.

PEOPLE-LIL WAYNE — A publicist says rapper Lil Wayne has left an Omaha hospital and intends to perform Saturday night in Kansas City, Missouri, as scheduled. SENT: 120 words, photos, video.

LED ZEPPELIN-COPYRIGHT SUIT — The founders of Led Zeppelin face questions over the origins of “Stairway to Heaven” hit during a copyright trial in Los Angeles. By Brian Melley. SENT: 680 words, photos.

FILM-AFI COMMENCEMENT — Quentin Tarantino and Rita Moreno will receive honorary doctorate of fine arts degrees Wednesday from the American Film Institute. UPCOMING: 400 words, photos.

TV-GRAMMYS DEAL — The Grammys and CBS are on track to set a record. The Grammy Awards telecast will air on CBS through 2026, according to a deal announced Wednesday by the network and the Recording Academy, which administers the awards. SENT: 115 words.

UNITED NATIONS-PEOPLE-HATHAWAY — Actress Anne Hathaway named goodwill ambassador for UN Women. By Edith M. Lederer. SENT: 260 words, photos.

BOOKS-WINFREY COOKBOOK — To launch her own book imprint, Oprah Winfrey is releasing her first cookbook. SENT: 200 words, photos.

SAVED BY THE BELL-POP-UP DINER — The final dinner bell won’t be ringing just yet on a Chicago pop-up diner paying homage to teen sitcom “Saved by the Bell.” SENT: 200 words.

NBC HOSTS — Al Michaels will host NBC’s daytime coverage during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. SENT: 100 words, photos.

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OTHER STORIES:

PICASSO BUST-SETTLEMENT

NBA FINALS-SAGER

MUSICIAN-SEXUAL ASSAULT

ISRAEL-CULTURE CLASH

EBONY SALE

CHINA-SHANGHAI DISNEYLAND

MUSICAN-SEXUAL ASSAULT

ROMANIA-BRANCUSI SCULPTURE

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UPCOMING:

FILM-TURNER CLASSIC MOVIES — Turner Classic Movies, that bastion of black-and-white, holds a unique place on the dial and in the hearts of cinephiles. But for many filmmakers, TCM isn’t just a favorite channel, it’s a kind of lifeblood. Directors from Martin Scorsese to Paul Thomas Anderson say Turner Classic is an constant source of inspiration and a beloved background in their lives. By Film Writer Jake Coyle. UPCOMING Thursday: 1,000 words by 1 p.m., photos.

MUSIC-NEIL YOUNG — When Neil Young turned his 1959 Lincoln Continental into an electric car or developed a high-resolution digital music system, he didn’t think it was revolutionary; they were just cool ideas he wanted to try. His latest experiment is blending animal sounds into a new live album. By Entertainment Writer Sandy Cohen. UPCOMING Thursday: 750 words, photos, video.

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REVIEWS:

FILM REVIEW-FINDING DORY. By Film Writer Jake Coyle. SENT Monday: 695 words, photos.

FILM REVIEW-CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE. By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. UPCOMING: 650 words by noon Thursday, photos. (Under embargo by studio.)

FILM REVIEWS PLANNED FOR WEEK OF JUNE 20: “Independence Day: Resurgence,” ”Free State of Jones,” ”Hunt for the Wilderpeople.”

MUSIC REVIEW-KRIS KRISTOFFERSON. By Lindsey Tanner. UPCOMING Wednesday: 200 words, photos by 5 p.m.

MUSIC REVIEW-BAND OF HORSES. By Pablo Gorondi UPCOMING Wednesday: 200 words, photos by 5 p.m.

MUSIC REVIEW-ELIZABETH COOK. By Steven Wine. UPCOMING Wednesday: 200 words, photos by 5 p.m.

MUSIC REVIEW-SARAH JAROSZ. By Scott Stroud. UPCOMING Wednesday: 200 words, photos by 5 p.m.

BOOK REVIEW-THE WONDER TRAIL, BY STEVE HELY. Reviewed by Christina Ledbetter. SENT Monday: 300 words, photos.

BOOK REVIEW-WIDOWMAKER, BY PAUL DOIRON. Reviewed by Bruce DeSilva. SENT Monday: 330 words, photos.

BOOK REVIEW-THE GIRLS, BY EMMA CLINE. Reviewed by Mae Anderson. SENT Tuesday: 300 words, photos.

BOOK REVIEW-LIFE MOVES PRETTY FAST, BY HADLEY FREMAN. Reviewed by Lincee Ray. SENT Tuesday: 225 words.

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VIDEO:

COMING UP ON ENTERTAINMENT DAILY NEWS (to be available on APVUS)

LOS ANGELES — Just a day after her high-school graduation, Elle Fanning premieres her new horror film, “The Neon Demon.”

SINGAPORE — Tom Hanks and Ron Howard promote “Interno” in Singapore.

LONDON — A look at the West End musical production of “Aladdin.”

LONDON — Stefano Sollima and Pierfrancesco Favino on the success of the corruption crime thriller “Suburra.”

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Members of the Icelandic rock band Kaleo talk about their success in the U.S.

BROADCAST VIDEO ALREADY AVAILABLE (also on APVUS)

SHANGHAI — The Mandarin version of “The Lion King” musical makes its global premiere in Shanghai.

COUNTY DOWN, U.K. — The duke and duchess of Cambridge visit Northern Ireland.

MENLO PARK, Calif. — Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg talks about the attack in Orlando, Fla.