Fairs and festivals

FILE - This Oct. 17, 2008, file photo shows novelist Junot Diaz during a book presentation in New York. Diaz is facing allegations of sexual misconduct from a fellow author. Zinzi Clemmons, author of "What We Lose," tweeted Friday, May 4, 2018, that the Pulitzer Prize winner forcibly kissed her while she was a graduate student. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, file)
May 05, 2018 - 9:07 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Author Junot Diaz has withdrawn from a writers' festival in Australia after fellow writers accused him of past sexual misconduct and misogyny, organizers said Saturday, adding that a moment of reckoning had arrived for the Pulitzer Prize winner. Diaz was confronted Friday in a Q&A...
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A new exhibit celebrating the artistic legacy of MAD magazine that includes several examples of magazines over the years is displayed on Thursday, May 3, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. “Artistically Mad: Seven Decades of Satire” opens at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum at Ohio State University on Saturday, May 5, and runs through Oct. 21. The exhibit will include original drawings and paintings, displays of vintage MAD magazines and memorabilia such as trading cards and board games. (AP Photo/Andrew Welsh-Huggins)
May 04, 2018 - 12:52 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — First there was "Saturday Night Fever," the 1978 drama about New York, disco and living your dream that proved a star vehicle for a young John Travolta. Close on its heels came "Saturday Night Feeble," the MAD magazine parody that featured an arm-thrusting Travolta who...
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A new exhibit celebrating the artistic legacy of MAD magazine that includes several examples of magazines over the years is displayed on Thursday, May 3, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. “Artistically Mad: Seven Decades of Satire” opens at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum at Ohio State University on Saturday, May 5, and runs through Oct. 21. The exhibit will include original drawings and paintings, displays of vintage MAD magazines and memorabilia such as trading cards and board games. (AP Photo/Andrew Welsh-Huggins)
May 04, 2018 - 12:49 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new exhibit at the world's largest cartoon museum showcases artwork at MAD Magazine over the years. "Artistically Mad: Seven Decades of Satire" opens at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum at Ohio State University on Saturday and runs through Oct. 21. The exhibit...
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May 03, 2018 - 10:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — An investigative team looking into who betrayed Anne Frank and her family has a book deal. "Anne Frank: A Cold Case Diary" will be published in the summer of 2020, HarperCollins Publishers told The Associated Press on Thursday. The book was among the most talked about at last month'...
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Roger Strauch, a representative for the heirs of German-Jewish newspaper publisher Rudolf Mosse, poses in front of the marble sculpture Susanna by the artist Reinhold Begas at the 'Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin, Wednesday, May 2, 2018. The sculpture, once belonged to Jewish-German newspaper publisher Rudolf Mosse, is one of nine works which restituted from the collections and now are parts of Berlin's state museums. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
May 02, 2018 - 8:17 am
BERLIN (AP) — Several German cultural institutions and the American heirs of a German-Jewish family have presented the first results of their joint efforts to restitute a vast art collection stolen by the Nazis. Berlin's state museums found among their collections nine artworks that the Nazis...
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April 29, 2018 - 4:40 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a story April 28 about the death of Larry Harvey, the founder of the celebration known as "Burning Man," The Associated Press reported erroneously that he arrived in San Francisco in 1965 at age 17. His brother, Stewart Harvey, says Larry Harvey went to San Francisco during...
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This Aug. 30, 2011 photo shows Larry Harvey, co-founder of the Burning Man festival, during a party at Media Mecca, the communications center during the festival in the Black Rock Desert in Northern Nevada. Burning Man Project CEO Marian Goodell says Harvey died Saturday, April 28, 2018 at a hospital in San Francisco. He was 70. (John Curley via AP)
April 29, 2018 - 10:43 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Larry Harvey, whose whimsical decision to erect a giant wooden figure and then burn it to the ground led to the popular, long-running counterculture celebration known as "Burning Man," has died. He was 70. Harvey died Saturday morning at a hospital in San Francisco, surrounded...
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A jazz funeral to honor Fats Domino makes its way through the crowd at Jazz Fest 2018 in New Orleans on Saturday, April 28, 2018. (Brett Duke/NOLA.com The Times-Picayune via AP)
April 28, 2018 - 10:05 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tens of thousands of people gathered Saturday for the second day of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, listening to an eclectic medley of music from big-name headliners like Rod Stewart to boot-stomping south Louisiana bands. It was also a day of remembrance for some...
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A jazz funeral to honor Fats Domino makes its way through the crowd at Jazz Fest 2018 in New Orleans on Saturday, April 28, 2018. (Brett Duke/NOLA.com The Times-Picayune via AP)
April 28, 2018 - 9:08 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tens of thousands of people gathered Saturday for the second day of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, listening to an eclectic medley of music from big-name headliners like Rod Stewart to boot-stomping south Louisiana bands. It was also a day of remembrance for some...
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FILE - In this March 30, 1998, file photo, Larry Harvey, left, and Marian Goodell, two of the founders of the Burning Man festival walk near Baker Beach in San Francisco with the Golden Gate Bridge in the background. Harvey, the co-founder of the "Burning Man" festival has died. He was 70. Burning Man Project CEO Marian Goodell says Harvey died Saturday, April 28, 2018, morning at a hospital in San Francisco. The cause was not immediately known but he had suffered a stroke on April 4. Harvey created Burning Man on a San Francisco beach in 1986, later moving the annual event to Nevada's Black Rock Desert. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
April 28, 2018 - 5:59 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Larry Harvey, whose whimsical decision to erect a giant wooden figure and then burn it to the ground led to the popular, long-running counterculture celebration known as "Burning Man," has died. He was 70. Harvey died Saturday morning at a hospital in San Francisco, surrounded...
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