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Bruce, the last ‘Jaws’ shark, docks at the Academy Museum

Bruce, the last ‘Jaws’ shark, docks at the Academy Museum

Bruce, the fiberglass shark made from the “Jaws” mould , is ready for his close-up.
New this week: 'Saved by the Bell,' Miley Cyrus & McCarthy

New this week: 'Saved by the Bell,' Miley Cyrus & McCarthy

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — The Christmas movie, that yuletide evergreen, is subtly changing.
Get in the holiday mood with Carrie Underwood, Dolly Parton

Get in the holiday mood with Carrie Underwood, Dolly Parton

Here’s a collection of 2020 holiday albums reviewed by The Associated Press.
'A better time than any': Finding joy in music lessons, jams

'A better time than any': Finding joy in music lessons, jams

These weren’t the piano lessons of my youth. Quite the opposite. Gone was the septuagenarian teacher crowding me on a piano bench at my grandmother’s house, extolling the importance of Christian hymns.
Artists sing social anthems for United Nations anniversary

Artists sing social anthems for United Nations anniversary

NASHVILLE — For Grammy-winning international star Angelique Kidjo, her artistry and her activism inform each other because music has the power to connect beyond skin colour , language or countries.
In Italy, theatre reopens in town devastated by COVID

In Italy, theatre reopens in town devastated by COVID

MILAN — In a signal of rebirth, the Donizetti theatre in the northern Italian city of Bergamo, devastated by the coronavirus pandemic, reopened this weekend after three years of renovations.
In ‘Sound of Metal,’ a groundbreaking portrait of deafness

In ‘Sound of Metal,’ a groundbreaking portrait of deafness

What should deafness sound like on film? For his debut feature “ Sound of Metal,” filmmaker Darius Marder wanted to create a sound experience that audiences had never heard before.

Bruce Swedien, Grammy-winning engineer of 'Thriller,' dies

LOS ANGELES — Bruce Swedien, a five-time Grammy-winning audio engineer who collaborated with Michael Jackson and Quincy Jones, has died. He was 86. His daughter, musician Roberta Swedien, said her father died Nov.
Swift wins top prize at AMAs, says she's re-recording music

Swift wins top prize at AMAs, says she's re-recording music

NEW YORK — Taylor Swift won her third consecutive artist of the year prize at the American Music Awards, but she missed the show for a good reason: She said she's busy re-recording her early music after her catalogue was sold.
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 29-Dec. 5

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 29-Dec. 5

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 29-Dec. 5: Nov. 29: Blues musician John Mayall is 87. Actor Diane Ladd is 85. Musician Chuck Mangione is 80. Country singer Jody Miller is 79. Singer-keyboardist Felix Cavaliere of The Rascals is 78.