BC-AP Entertainment and Arts Digest,1st Ld-Writethru

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UPDATES with National Book Awards, Prince-Tribute Concert, Pandora Media-Radio Update, Britain-Beatles.


EMMYS-PREVIEW — Emmy voters tend to reward the same series year after year. However, relief from this eye-glazing “Ground Hog Day” sameness may be at hand when the awards air Sunday, with TV academy rules changes carrying the possibility of surprises and upsets. By Television Writer Lynn Elber. UPCOMING: 700 words by 2 p.m., photos, video.

EMMY WATCH-AUDI PARTY — Audi, a sponsor of the Emmy telecast, hosts its annual pre-party for nominees and presenters. By Entertainment Writer Sandy Cohen. UPCOMING: 400 words.

FILM-TORONTO-EDGE OF SEVENTEEN — “Edge of Seventeen” is a coming-of-age comedy starring Hailee Steinfeld (“True Grit”) as a high-schooler plagued by a series of embarrassments, including her best friend (Haley Lu Richardson) dating her older brother (Blake Jenner). The film, which premieres in Toronto on Saturday and opens in theaters later this year, summons the spirit of a John Hughes film and gives the teen movie a refreshingly real spin, capturing all of the age’s awkwardness, self-doubt and quickly maturing smarts. By Film Writer Jake Coyle. SENT: 550 words, photos.

PRINCE-TRIBUTE CONCERT — Less than a month before a family-sanctioned Prince tribute concert, the event has yet to announce a lineup of musicians or sign a contract with U.S. Bank Stadium, the giant new venue that was to host the event. And it appears a New York marketing agency has come aboard to help manage the event. By Steve Karnowski. UPCOMING: 400 words by 3 p.m., photos.

NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS — Colson Whitehead’s “The Underground Railroad,” already a favorite of critics, readers and Oprah Winfrey, is on the fiction longlist for the National Book Awards. By National Writer Hillel Italie. SENT: 325 words.

MUSIC-ST PAUL & THE BROKEN BONES — Alabama-based soul band St. Paul & The Broken Bones built up a buzz with Paul Janeway’s full-throttle singing and their impressive live shows, even opening for the Rolling Stones. On their new album, “Sea of Noise,” Janeway and company added some weight behind their musical punch with new songs about Southern identity, divisive politics and social unrest. By Kristin M. Hall. UPCOMING: 400 words by 11 a.m., photos.

NY FASHION WEEK-RALPH LAUREN — Ralph Lauren built a greenhouse outside his Madison Avenue store to show his New York Fashion Week collection, a luxurious take on the American West that was available immediately for purchase. By National Writer Jocelyn Noveck. SENT: 450 words, photos.

NY FASHION WEEK-MARC JACOBS — Marc Jacobs shows at New York Fashion Week. By Jocelyn Noveck. UPCOMING: 500 words by 5 p.m., photos.

NY FASHION WEEK-UNDER ARMOUR — Tim Coppens for Under Armour shows at New York Fashion Week. By Mesfin Fekadu. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos.

MUSIC-KANYE WEST-KID CUDI — Kanye West has wasted no time responding to a storm of critical tweets from his one-time protege Kid Cudi. SENT: 125 words, photos.

SOUTH PARK-ANTHEM — “South Park” has taken on the controversy over San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protest. Wednesday night’s premiere episode of the Comedy Central cartoon’s 20th season focused on a protest of the anthem by elementary school children and featured a reboot of a version of the song by director J.J. Abrams, who successfully restarted the “Star Wars” and “Star Trek” franchises. SENT: 125 words, photos.

BRITAIN-BEATLES — The surviving Beatles will get together for the British premiere of director Ron Howard’s film that documents the band’s chaotic years on the road. SENT: 130 words.











NY FASHION WEEK-WEIRD AND WONDERFUL — Memorable moments from New York Fashion Week. By Jocelyn Noveck. UPCOMING Friday: 900 words by 5 p.m., photos.



FILM REVIEW-BRIDGET JONES’S BABY. By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. SENT Monday: 650 words, photos.

FILM REVIEW-SNOWDEN. By Film Writer Jake Coyle. SENT Wednesday: 650 words, photos.

FILM REVIEW-BLAIR WITCH. By Mark Kennedy. SENT Wednesday: 600 words, photos.

FILM REVIEWS PLANNED FOR NEXT WEEK: “The Magnificent Seven,” ”Storks,” ”Queen of Katwe.”

MUSIC REVIEW-KT TUNSTALL. By Entertainment Writer Mark Kennedy. SENT Tuesday: 250 words, photos.

MUSIC REVIEW-PRETTY YENDE. By Mike Silverman. SENT Tuesday: 230 words, photos.

MUSIC REVIEW-TOM BROSSEAU. By Steven Wine. SENT Tuesday: 200 words, photos.

MUSIC REVIEW-AMANDA SHIRES. By Steven Wine. SENT Tuesday: 230 words.

MUSIC REVIEW-MEAT LOAF. By Jill Lawless. SENT Thursday: 280 words, photos.

MUSIC REVIEW-JACK WHITE. By Pablo Gorondi. UPCOMING Friday: 250 words, photos by 5 p.m.

MUSIC REVIEW-KOOL KEITH. By Jake O’Connell. UPCOMING Friday: 250 words, photos by 5 p.m.

MUSIC REVIEW-ROBERT GLASPER. By Pablo Gorondi. UPCOMING Friday: 250 words, photos by 5 p.m.

BOOK-REVIEW-NUTSHELL, BY IAN MCEWAN. Reviewed by Carla K. Johnson. SENT Monday: 250 words, photos.

BOOK REVIEW-WOLF BOYS, BY DAN SLATER. Reviewed by Christina Ledbetter. SENT Monday: 310 words.

BOOK REVIEW-DARKTOWN BY THOMAS MULLEN. Reviewed by Oline H. Cogdill. SENT Monday: 270 words, photos.

BOOK REVIEW-A PERFECT SCORE, BY CRAIG AND KATHRYN HALL. Reviewed by Christina Ledbetter. SENT Tuesday: 300 words.

BOOK REVIEW-THE JEALOUS KIND, BY JAMES LEE BURKE. Reviewed by Jeff Ayers. SENT Tuesday: 165 words.

BOOK REVIEW-PIRATE, BY CLIVE CUSSLER AND ROBIN PURCELL. Reviewed by Jeff Ayers. Sent Tuesday: 260 words.




LONDON — Jidenna talks about putting politics into music videos.

LOS ANGELES — A preview of the Emmy Awards’ Governors Ball.

LONDON — Dance DJ Pete Tong teams up with Jules Buckley and the Heritage orchestra, pairing iconic dance tracks with classical music.

LONDON — “The Beatles: Eight Days A Week-The Touring Years” premieres.

NEW YORK — Marc Jacobs will close New York Fashion Week.


LOS ANGELES — Red-carpet rollout for the Emmy Awards.


VENICE, Italy — Stars of “The Journey” talk about their memories of the Troubles.

LOS ANGELES — Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zachary Quinto discuss striking a balance between their professional and personal lives.