Entertainment News Archive - December 23, 2005
By Meg Clothier MOSCOW (Reuters) - Decapitation by tram, Christ on the cross and true love in a Moscow basement.
By Rachel Sanderson ROME (Reuters) - Italy is close to a deal with New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art on the return of disputed antiquities in the latest chapter of a saga that has turned a spotlight on the international trade in stolen art.
By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - With Destiny's Child calling it a career this fall, group member Kelly Rowland has quickly dived in to work on her next solo album.
By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - Having made a name for herself as something other than wrestling legend Hulk Hogan's daughter on the VH1 reality show "Hogan Knows Best," budding pop star Brooke Hogan continues to work on her debut album.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Brad Renfro, former child star of such films as "The Client" and "Tom and Huck," was arrested in a skid-row drug sweep by Los Angeles undercover detectives rounding up suspected heroin buyers, police said on Friday.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Warner Music Group Corp. has been subpoenaed by the New York Attorney General in connection with an anti-trust investigation into pricing of digital music downloads, the company said in a securities filing on Friday.
By Jeanne King NEW YORK (Reuters) - A judge on Friday ordered hip-hop artist Foxy Brown handcuffed to her seat in court until she apologized for sticking out her tongue during a hearing stemming from the rapper's 2004 arrest on assault charges.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actress Laura Dern, star of such films as "Rambling Rose" and "Jurassic Park," has married her longtime boyfriend, singer-songwriter Ben Harper, Us Weekly magazine reported on Friday.
By Gina Keating LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Warner Music Group Corp. has been subpoenaed by the New York Attorney General in connection with an ongoing antitrust investigation into the pricing of digital music downloads, the company said in a securities filing on Friday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two Iraqi journalists face more than 10 years in prison on defamation charges stemming from articles criticizing the police and local Iraqi government officials, a journalism watchdog said on Friday.
- A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.