Fairs and festivals

January 24, 2018 - 5:53 pm
MILFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman says she recently discovered an etching her late father grabbed from a Yale University dumpster close to 20 years ago is a valuable piece of art. Cheryl Conroy Warren tells the New Haven Register on Tuesday she learned from an appraiser with the television...
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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2016, file photo, Country music singer Eric Church performs at halftime during an NFL football game between the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas. Church, Maren Morris and Brothers Osborne, who all performed at the three-day festival prior to the mass shooting October 2017, will collaborate on a special performance at the 60th annual Grammy Awards, airing live on CBS from New York City on Jan. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins, File)
January 18, 2018 - 7:32 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Three performers at last year's Route 91 Harvest Festival where a gunman opened fire on fans will perform a tribute at this year's Grammy Awards to honor victims killed at live music events this year. Eric Church, Maren Morris and Brothers Osborne, who all performed at the...
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January 11, 2018 - 6:10 am
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The youngest of three Maine chefs has taken first place in the inaugural Augusta Agricultural Trades Show gourmet grilled cheese sandwich contest. The "get Real. get Maine." cooking contest took place Wednesday, with 10-year-old Jade Eastman taking the top prize with her...
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FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2018 photo, visitors walk among the attractions at the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin in northeastern China's Heilongjiang Province. The Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival is known for massive, elaborate and colorfully lit ice sculptures featuring animals, cartoon characters and famous landmarks. (Chinatopix via AP, File)
January 05, 2018 - 1:45 am
HARBIN, China (AP) — Ice sculptures of Moscow's Red Square and Bangkok's Temple of the Emerald Buddha are among landmarks featured in the world's largest ice festival. The Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in the frigid northeastern Chinese city is known for massive, elaborate and...
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FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2018 photo, visitors walk among the attractions at the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin in northeastern China's Heilongjiang Province. The Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival is known for massive, elaborate and colorfully lit ice sculptures featuring animals, cartoon characters and famous landmarks. (Chinatopix via AP, File)
January 05, 2018 - 1:39 am
HARBIN, China (AP) — Ice sculptures of Moscow's Red Square and Bangkok's Temple of the Emerald Buddha are among landmarks featured in the world's largest ice festival. The Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in the frigid northeastern Chinese city is known for massive, elaborate and...
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March 06, 2017 - 1:02 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — South By Southwest says former Vice President Joe Biden will give a speech at the festival about efforts to end cancer. Organizers announced Monday that Biden will be a featured speaker in Austin on Sunday, during the portion of the festival focusing on interactive technology...
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Rick Cook, right, and Dalton Brown move a sign while setting up for the High Times Cannabis Cup festival, Friday, March 3, 2017, near Moapa, Nev. A federal prosecutor has snuffed out plans by pot fans to celebrate Nevada's new recreational marijuana law by lighting up on an Indian reservation near Las Vegas. U.S. Attorney Daniel Bogden took a hard line in a letter to organizers of a cannabis festival this weekend, saying federal law applies and pot smokers could be prosecuted. (AP Photo/John Locher)
March 03, 2017 - 10:32 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal prosecutor has snuffed out plans by pot fans to celebrate Nevada's new recreational marijuana law by lighting up on an American Indian reservation near Las Vegas. U.S. Attorney Daniel Bogden took a hard line in a letter to organizers of a weekend cannabis festival, saying...
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Rick Cook, right, and Dalton Brown move a sign while setting up for the High Times Cannabis Cup festival, Friday, March 3, 2017, near Moapa, Nev. A federal prosecutor has snuffed out plans by pot fans to celebrate Nevada's new recreational marijuana law by lighting up on an Indian reservation near Las Vegas. U.S. Attorney Daniel Bogden took a hard line in a letter to organizers of a cannabis festival this weekend, saying federal law applies and pot smokers could be prosecuted. (AP Photo/John Locher)
March 03, 2017 - 6:37 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal prosecutor has snuffed out plans by pot fans to celebrate Nevada's new recreational marijuana law by lighting up on an Indian reservation near Las Vegas. U.S. Attorney Daniel Bogden took a hard line in a letter to organizers of a cannabis festival this weekend, saying...
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March 01, 2017 - 5:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Chance the Rapper is bringing his Grammy-winning music to the Essence Festival. The rapper won three trophies at this year's Grammy Awards including best new artist. He is the latest performer to join the annual music event as a headliner. Others that were previously announced...
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FILE - This Feb. 12, 2017 file photo shows Beyonce performing at the 59th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Beyonce, who is pregnant with twins, will not perform at Coachella this year, but will headline the festival in 2018. In a joint statement released Thursday, Feb. 23, Beyonce’s Parkwood Entertainment and festival producer Goldenvoice said the pop star had to pull out of the famed festival under doctor’s orders. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
February 23, 2017 - 3:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce, who is pregnant with twins, will not perform at Coachella this year, but will headline the festival in 2018. In a statement to The Associated Press on Thursday, Beyonce's Parkwood Entertainment and festival producer Goldenvoice said the pop star had to pull out of the famed...
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