BC-US–AP Entertainment Digest, US

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TV-HOLIDAY SHOWS — Television keeps up the holiday tradition of providing varied fare ranging from movies to cooking shows to cartoons. By Television Writer Lynn Elber. UPCOMING: 700 words by 2 p.m., photos.

CLINTON-UNICEF SNOWFLAKE BALL — Katy Perry was the night's big honoree, but Hillary Clinton got the biggest ovation as the former presidential candidate presented the pop star with an award from UNICEF at Tuesday's Snowflake Ball. By Entertainment Writer Nekesa Mumbi Moody. SENT: 275 words, photos.

FILM-JACKIE — Pablo Larrain and Natalie Portman discuss the public and private sides of Jacqueline Kennedy explored in "Jackie," a biopic of the late first lady. By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. UPCOMING: 800 words by 2 p.m., photos.

FRANCE-VICTORIA'S SECRET — The pulse-quickening, celebrity-filled catwalk event of the year: the Victoria's Secret fashion show takes place in Paris with performances from Lady Gaga and Bruno Mars. By Thomas Adamson. UPCOMING: 300 words by 4 p.m., photos, video.

I LOVE MY LIBRARIAN — Librarians don't only help us find good books. Disaster relief, cooking and training in academic ethics were among the skills honored Tuesday as the American Library Association announced 10 winners of the I Love My Librarian Award. By National Writer Hillel Italie. SENT: 330 words.

THEATER-JASON SUDEIKIS — Former "Saturday Night Live" star Jason Sudeikis adored the 1989 film "Dead Poet's Society" and now finds himself in a stage adaptation playing the role made famous by Robin Williams. By Entertainment Writer Mark Kennedy. UPCOMING: 650 words by noon, photos.

MET OPERA-WOMEN — When Kaija Saariaho's "L'Amour de loin (Love from Afar)" is given its Metropolitan Opera premiere on Thursday night, it will mark only the second work by a woman composer in the company's history and the first since 1903. By Ronald Blum. SENT: 650 words.

PEOPLE-KOFI SIRIBOE — In just a year, Kofi Siriboe has gone from bit role player to star, thanks to his portrayal of Ralph Angel on OWN's hit family drama 'Queen Sugar.' By Entertainment Writer Nekesa Mumbi Moody. UPCOMING: 350 words by 11 a.m., photos.

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL-FATAL ACCIDENT — An employee with the Cirque du Soleil "Luzia" show died after being injured Tuesday night in what was termed an "industrial accident," San Francisco police said. SENT: 180 words.

DIGITAL LIFE-GIFT GUIDE-WACKY TECH — For the tech enthusiast who has everything, there's no shortage of wacky and wild gifts on the market this year. By Bree Fowler. UPCOMING: 800 words by 2 p.m., photos.

NEW ZEALAND-DISNEY MOVIE MOANA — Disney's animated movie "Moana" debuted to critical acclaim and box-office success over the Thanksgiving weekend, but some people in the South Pacific dislike how it depicts their culture. By Nick Perry. SENT: 780 words, photos.

JAPAN-MURAKAMI — Haruki Murakami's new novel is being released in Japan in February, and that's about as much as his fans are being told. Publisher Shinchosha Publishing Co. made the announcement Wednesday. The book's title, theme and exact date of release remain a mystery. By Mari Yamaguchi. SENT: 225 words, photos.

RUSSIA-PLAGIARISM ROW — A French musician and his Russian lawyer were detained late Tuesday and spent a night in a Moscow police station after a Russian pop star accused them of extorting money from him in a plagiarism row. By Nataliya Vasilyeva. SENT: 350 words, photos.

BELGIUM-BEER CULTURE — The next time you raise a glass of Belgian beer, rest assured: It's a cultural experience. UNESCO is adding Belgian beer to the list of the "Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity." By Raf Casert. SENT: 300 words. AP photos planned.

VATICAN-SCORSESE — Pope Francis has met with director Martin Scorsese, whose new film, "Silence," about Jesuit missionaries in 17th-century Japan, was screened this week in Rome. SENT: 130 words.

HOMES-ARKANSAS-FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT — It's 1,300 miles from where it was built, but one of Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian homes can be seen in Bentonville, Arkansas, as part of the Crystal Bridges Museum. By Kelly Kissel. UPCOMING: 650 words by noon.







FILM-Q&A-EMMA STONE-RYAN GOSLING — Bogart and Bacall. Tracy and Hepburn. Stone and Gosling. The hugely infectious Los Angeles musical "La La Land" seals it: Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling are an all-time great Hollywood duo. In a wide-ranging interview, the two reflect on their third movie together and the sensation of "La La Land." By Film Writer Jake Coyle. UPCOMING Thursday: 600 words, photos.

FILM-NEW YORK CRITICS AWARDS — The New York Film Critics Circle, one of the country's most prestigious critics groups, announces its choice for 2016's best film, along with other awards. By Film Writer Jake Coyle. UPCOMING Thursday: 600 words, photos.



FILM REVIEW-MISS SLOANE. By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. SENT Monday: 640 words, photos.

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

FILM REVIEW-MAN DOWN. By Entertainment Writer Sandy Cohen. UPCOMING Thursday: 650 words, photos.

FILM REVIEWS PLANNED FOR NEXT WEEK: "La La Land," ''Office Christmas Party", "Barry."

MUSIC REVIEW-ROLLING STONES. By Gregory Katz. SENT Tuesday: 320 words, photos.

MUSIC REVIEW-THE WEEKND. By Melanie Sims. SENT Tuesday: 300 words, photos.

GAME REVIEW-FINAL FANTASY. By Lou Kesten. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos by noon Thursday.

BOOK REVIEW-MOONGLOW, BY MICHAEL CHABON. Reviewed by Jonathan Elderfield. SENT Monday: 340 words, photo.



NEW YORK— Hillary Clinton makes a surprise appearance at the UNICEF Snowflake Ball.

LONDON— American duo Phantogram talk about their single "You Don't Get Me High Anymore."

NEW YORK— Natalie Portman talks about playing Jacqueline Kennedy in a new film, "Jackie."

LOS ANGELES— Donnie Yen gets handprints permanently set in Hollywood at the famous Chinese Theatre.

PARIS— Arrivals at the Victoria's Secret fashion show.

NEW YORK— Matt Czuchry talks about "Gilmore Girls."

PARIS— Highlights from the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.


NEW YORK— UNICEF honors Goodwill Ambassador Katy Perry at the Snowflake Ball gala.

FILE— The driver who struck Tracy Morgan's van pleads guilty.

NEW YORK— MoMA honors filmmaker Pedro Almodovar.


LONDON— Filmmaker Adrian Steirn gives his tips of photographing wildlife.

NEW YORK— "Code Black" star Boris Kodjoe urges dialogue to stem racial tensions
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