BC-AP Entertainment and Arts Digest,2nd Ld-Writethru

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DEM 2016-ARMCHAIR CONVENTION — CBS News’ Scott Pelley said “Bernie Sanders heals the breach,” and his words were largely echoed by the pundit class. By Television Writer David Bauder. SENT: 840 words, photos.

DEM 2016-CONVENTION-CELEBRITIES — Comic Sarah Silverman joined Sen. Al Franken to urge Democratic National Convention delegates to unite — then stirred up the crowd with some choice words for Bernie Sanders die-hards. By Leanne Italie. SENT: 560 words, photos, video.

DEM 2016-CONVENTION-SILVERMAN — Comedian Sarah Silverman didn’t mince words in her message to die-hard Bernie Sanders supporters at the Democratic convention: “Can I just say to the Bernie or bust people, you’re being ridiculous.” SENT: 250 words, photos, video.

DR DRE-GUN CHARGE — Dr. Dre has been cited after a man said the rapper pointed a handgun at him. SENT: 125 words, photos.

FILM-MATT DAMON — An interview with “Jason Bourne” star Matt Damon on coming back to the character. By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos.

FILM-LOGAN LERMAN — Logan Lerman, 24, is already one of the most sought after young actors in Hollywood. His latest, though, isn’t a dystopian young-adult adaptation or a house-party comedy, but the Philip Roth adaptation “Indignation.” Let the other actors take the bad roles, he says. By Film Writer Jake Coyle. UPCOMING: 550 words by 2 p.m., photos.

FILM-TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL — Antoine Fuqua’s “The Magnificent Seven” remake starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt will open the 41st Toronto International Film Festival. By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. SENT: 125 words by 2 p.m. Will be updated.

MUSIC-JOY WILLIAMS — Ex-Civil Wars singer Joy Williams doesn’t want to be that cliche of a musician-turned-actor, but after getting a role in the Showtime series “Roadies,” Williams says she’s got the acting bug. By Kristin M. Hall. SENT: 450 words, photos, video.

THEATER-ALLISON SEMMES — One of the best moments in the carefully crafted Broadway show “Motown: The Musical” is when the unpredictable happens. That’s when actress Allison Semmes goes off script. By Drama Writer Mark Kennedy. SENT: 680 words, photo.

MUSIC-WILLIE NELSON — Willie Nelson is launching a new music festival this fall, where Neil Young and Sheryl Crow will take the stage. SENT: 110 words, photos.

CHICAGO FIRE-TAX CREDITS — Illinois officials say they won’t detail expenditures the NBC show “Chicago Fire” made to qualify for nearly $16 million in tax breaks last year. SENT: 115 words. Will be updated.

MUSIC-GLOBAL CITIZEN FESTIVAL — Rihanna, Metallica, Kendrick Lamar, Major Lazer and Selena Gomez will headline the 2016 Global Citizen Festival on Sept. 24 in New York City. SENT: 125 words, photos.

BRITAIN-PRINCE GEORGE — The British Council, which promotes British culture and values worldwide, said Tuesday it has started disciplinary procedures against an employee who went on a social media rant against Prince George. SENT: 120 words, photos.

BRITAIN-STAR WARS — A film production company has admitted health and safety breaches over an accident on the set of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” in which Harrison Ford broke his leg. SENT: 225 words, photos.

GERMANY-POKEMON GO-COLOGNE CATHEDRAL — The Catholic Church has hired a lawyer to tackle the plague of “Pokemon Go” players invading Cologne Cathedral. SENT: 60 words.

EGYPT-OBIT-MOHAMED KHAN — Egyptian film director Mohammed Khan, whose realism shed light on country’s urban landscape since 1980s, dead at 73. SENT: 130 words.















DEM 2016-ARMCHAIR CONVENTION — News and notes from media coverage of day one of the Democratic National Convention. By Television Writer David Bauder. UPCOMING: 700 words by 12 a.m. Wednesday, photos.

DEM 2016-CONVENTION-CELEBRITIES — Wrap on celebrities at the Democratic National Convention. By Leanne Italie. UPCOMING: 500 words by 12 a.m. Wednesday, photos.

MUSIC-LORI MCKENNA — Singer-songwriter Lori McKenna now has a Grammy trophy sitting on her piano at her home in Massachusetts, thanks to the hit song “Girl Crush,” but her five kids still don’t think that makes her cool. “They are impossible to impress,” McKenna said with a laugh during a recent interview. By Kristin M. Hall. UPCOMING Wednesday: 500 words, photos, video.

MUSIC-MICHAEL KIWANUKA — Michael Kiwanuka has connections in high places. At 24 without a hit record to his name, the British singer was invited to tour with Adele. He also worked on music with Kanye West, and though the collaboration didn’t see the light of day, Kiwanuka says the experience helped shape his sophomore album, “Love & Hate.” By Sian Watson. UPCOMING Wednesday: 400 words, photos by 2 p.m.



FILM REVIEW-JASON BOURNE. By Film Writer Jake Coyle. SENT Tuesday: 650 words, photos.

FILM REVIEW-GLEASON. By Entertainment Writer Mark Kennedy. UPCOMING: 600 words by 5 p.m. Tuesday, photo.

FILM REVIEW-BAD MOMS. By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. UPCOMING Thursday: 600 words, photo. (Embargoed by studio.)

FILM REVIEWS PLANNED FOR WEEK OF AUG. 1: “Suicide Squad,” ”Nine Lives,” ”Little Men.”

BOOK REVIEW-KILLER LOOK, BY LINDA FAIRSTEIN. Reviewed by Oline H. Cogdill. SENT Monday: 325 words, photos.

BOOK REVIEW-GUILTY MINDS, BY JOSEPH FINDER. Reviewed by Jeff Ayers. SENT Monday: 230 words, photos.

BOOK REVIEW-YOU WILL KNOW ME, BY MEGAN ABBOTT. Reviewed by Oline H. Cogdill. SENT Monday: 325 words, photos.




LONDON — A.R. Rahman talks about his new U.K. tour, writing his debut film and working with Mick Jagger.

SAN DIEGO — “Black Panther” reunites Jordan-Coogler and Nyong’o-Gurira.

LONDON — Lady Leshurr talks about her new single, “Where Are You Now?”

LONDON — Snapchat addict Lady Leshurr talks about how it helped her career and put the fun back into rap.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Singer-songwriter Lori McKenna talks about her new album.

NEW YORK — Usain Bolt’s mother talks about encouraging her athlete son and a new short animated film about his journey from his poor upbringing in Jamaica to global icon status.

NEW YORK — The four preachers from “The Preachers” preview the new talk show.


PHILADELPHIA — Actress Eva Longoria slams Donald Trump for attacks on Hispanics.

PHILADELPHIA — Sarah Silverman says Bernie Sanders’ supporters should back Hillary Clinton.

PHILADELPHIA — Paul Simon calms “Troubled Waters.”

PHILADELPHIA — First lady Michelle Obama gives speaks at the Democratic National Convention.

PHILADELPHIA — Alicia Keys defends Hillary Clinton, blasts Donald Trump.

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