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August Entertainment Guide

It's the first Monday of August. Time for our "Top of the Month" Entertainment Guide.

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  • Bobbi Kristina Brown to be buried next to mother

    WESTFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A hearse is carrying the body of Bobbi Kristina Brown to her final resting place. The hearse left a funeral home in Newark Monday followed by two SUVs carrying relatives, including…

  • Investigation Discovery network can get you hooked on crime

    NEW YORK (AP) — Henry Schleiff wants to simplify your life. He wants to school you in life lessons. He wants to hook you on crime. As a group president at Discovery Communications, Schleiff is…

  • Brett Eldredge selected to judge Miss America pageant

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Country singer Brett Eldredge is the first of seven judges to be announced for ABC’s live broadcast of the 2016 Miss America competition. The reigning Country Music Association new artist…

  • Sen. Schumer, comedian Amy Schumer call for more gun control

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stand-up comedian and actress Amy Schumer is teaming up with New York Sen. Charles Schumer to call for tighter gun control. She will join the senator Monday as he unveils a…

  • AT&T, as new owner of DirecTV, offers TV-wireless discount

    NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T customers will save $10 a month and get a single bill for their TV and wireless services under a new package the company is offering after its $48.5 billion purchase…

  • Ike Barinholtz book coming in 2017

    NEW YORK (AP) — Ike Barinholtz is the latest funny person with a book deal. Grand Central Publishing announced Monday that it had acquired a collection of humorous essays by the writer-performer whose credits include…

  • Jackie Chan wants to work with son Jaycee on album, movie

    BEIJING (AP) — Action star Jackie Chan said Monday that he wants to work with his son Jaycee on a movie and an album as they mend their relationship after Jaycee was imprisoned on a…

  • Boston Symphony Orchestra extends contract of music director

    BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Symphony Orchestra is extending the contract of its music director, who last year became the orchestra’s youngest conductor in a century. The orchestra announced Monday that 36-year-old Andris Nelsons’ new…

  • Novelist imagines the life of Pissarro’s mother

    “The Marriage of Opposites” (Simon & Schuster), by Alice Hoffman Midway through Alice Hoffman’s latest novel, the mother of the great impressionist painter Camille Pissarro takes her 2-week-old son into the forest to find a…

  • HBO’s John Oliver sings for D.C. voting rights

    WASHINGTON — Getting statehood, or at least voting rights, has driven HBO’s “Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver to song. Sunday night, Oliver pointed out the United States is the only democracy that doesn’t give…

  • Police: Woman killed in crash after ‘American Idol’ audition

    LOWER MAKEFIELD, Pa. (AP) — Police say one woman was killed and five others were injured in a car crash in suburban Philadelphia after attending “American Idol” auditions. The crash occurred shortly before 7 p.m.…

  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Who wins and loses under Obama’s stricter greenhouse gas emission limits for power plants WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is mandating even steeper greenhouse gas cuts from U.S. power plants than previously expected, while…

  • ‘Top of the Month’ August Entertainment Guide

    August is upon us! Time for our “Top of the Month” Entertainment Guide.

  • Chita Rivera tells young performers to lose the lip-syncing

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Musical theater great Chita Rivera has friendly advice for young stars who are unable to dance and sing at the same time: Learn how. Rivera, at a TV critics’ meeting…

  • Update on the latest in business:

    FINANCIAL MARKETS Asian stocks fall on weak Chinese manufacturing, oil slump BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks fell today on weaker Chinese manufacturing and lower oil prices as investors looked ahead to U.S. data on factory…

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