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BC-AP Entertainment Digest

April 11, 2019

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THURSDAY, April 10

NIPSEY HUSSLE-MEMORIAL _ Thousands are expected at a public memorial to Nipsey Hussle, the rapper who was killed nearly two weeks ago before his dream of lifting up his South Los Angeles neighborhood was fulfilled. The ceremony at the Staples Center will be followed by a 25-mile procession through the streets of Los Angeles, including by Hussle’s clothing store where he was gunned down March. 31. By AP Entertainment Writer Jonathan Landrum. SENT: 500 words, photos. UPCOMING: 950 words, photos, video. Developing from a 1 p.m. memorial service.

With NIPSEY HUSSLE-MEMORIAL-SCENE _ Fans not at the Nipsey Hussle’s memorial pay their respects to the fallen rapper, who was gunned down March 31 outside his South Los Angeles clothing store. By AP Entertainment Writer Andrew Dalton, photos. UPCOMING: 500 words by 4 p.m.

With NIPSEY HUSSLE-MEMORIAL-THE LATEST _ Running updates from Nipsey Hussle’s memorial service and the scene outside as fans mourn the late rapper.

TV-GAME OF THRONES-OFF THE BOOKS _ Some “Game of Thrones” fans won’t be watching the final season of the HBO series for how the television series ends, but also what clues it might mean for the popular book series created by author George R. R. Martin. The show has now outpaced the book _ and true fans know there will be differences between what’s on their televisions and what ends up on Martin’s thousands of written pages. By AP Entertainment Writer Andrew Dalton. Photos. UPCOMING: 900 words, photos.

TV-LES MISERABLES _ A new six-hour adaptation of “Les Miserables” in which no one sings is heading to PBS starring David Oyelowo and Dominic West. By Entertainment Writer Mark Kennedy. UPCOMING Thursday: 750 words, photos and video.

MUSIC-MARIAH CAREY _ No artist has more No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart than Mariah Carey, so it’s only fitting that the singer will receive the Icon Award at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards. SENT: 130 words, photo.

AUSTRALIA-PEOPLE-GEOFFREY RUSH _ Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush has won his defamation case against a Sydney newspaper publisher and journalist over reports he had been accused of inappropriate behavior toward an actress. By ROD McGUIRK. SENT: 750 words, photos.

MUSIC-BEN PLATT _ Tony, Grammy and Emmy winner Ben Platt releases his debut album called “Sing to Me Instead.” By Entertainment Writer Alicia Rancilio. UPCOMING Friday: 800 words, photos, video by 2 p.m.

HANNAH MONTANA AUCTION _ Costumes, props and tour items from the Disney Channel’s “Hannah Montana” TV series, which helped launch Miley Cyrus’ career, are going up for auction. SENT: 130 words, photos.

BRITAIN-ROYAL BABY _ Prince Harry and his pregnant wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, say they have decided to keep plans around their baby’s arrival private. By Gregory Katz. SENT: 340 words, photos.

CHINA-CHILD MODEL _ The mother of a 3-year-old girl who models clothing for a Chinese shopping website has apologized after videos of her appearing to beat her daughter appeared online. SENT: 300 words, photo.


FILM REVIEW-HELLBOY: By AP Entertainment Writer Mark Kennedy. SENT: 800 words on Wednesday. Film Stills. (Note: Embargo until April 10th at 6pm EST.)

FILM REVIEW-HIGH LIFE _ By AP Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. SENT: 630 words on Tuesday. Film stills.

FILM REVIEW-LITTLE _ By AP Film Writer Jake Coyle. SENT: 600 words on Wednesday. Film stills.

MUSIC REVIEW-NORAH JONES. Reviewed by Ragan Clark. SENT Tuesday: 250 words, photo.

MUSIC-REVIEW-LSD. Reviewed by Entertainment Writer Mark Kennedy. SENT Wednesday: 400 words, photo.

MUSIC REVIEW-PETER GABRIEL _ Reviewed by AP Entertainment Writer Mark Kennedy. SENT: Monday: 370 words, photo.

MUSIC REVIEW-DAMIEN JURADO. Reviewed by Pablo Gorondi. SENT Wednesday: 250 words, photos by 5 p.m.

MUSIC REVIEW-SHOVELS & ROPE. Reviewed by Ragan Clark. SENT Wednesday: 250 words, photos by 5 p.m.

MUSIC REVIEW-GLEN HANSARD. Reviewed by Scott Stroud. UPCOMING Friday: 250 words, photos by 5 p.m.

BOOK REVIEW-THE EIGHTH SISTER _ Reviewed by Jeff Ayers. SENT Monday: 320 words, photo.

BOOK REVIEW-THEY ALL FALL DOWN _ Reviewed by Oline Cogdill. SENT Tuesday: 400 words, photo.

BOOK REVIEW-OUTSIDE LOOKING IN _ Reviewed by Rob Merrill. SENT Monday: 460 words, photo.