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Ryan Reynolds and Helen Mirren star in "Woman in Gold," a film that tells the story of a woman and a family portrait.

‘Woman in Gold’ director explains connection to niece’s quest for famous portrait

- The Washington Times

Most people know it as the “painting on the fridge magnets,” but few know the long, tormented history of Gustav Klimt’s “Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I,” painted by the Austrian master in 1907. The work passed to model Bloch-Bauer’s Viennese descendents, from whom the Nazis stole it, along with thousands of other priceless works owned by the Austrian capital’s Jews.

‘A.D. The Bible Continues’ goes beyond the biblical epic

- Associated Press

The people are restive, the priesthood is scheming and a fanatic band of insurgents known as the zealots are plotting assassinations - and now to make matters worse, the body of a condemned cult-leader known as Jesus has disappeared from the tomb, apparently following some ancient prophecy.

This undated image released by NBC shows The Willis Clan, 12 sibling contestants on the talent competition series, "America's Got Talent," in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/NBC, Eric Liebowitz)

Willis family gets new TV show 2 decades after crash

Associated Press

A new TV show is set to focus on the grandchildren of a couple who lost six kids in a 1994 van crash that was linked to the investigation and conviction of former Illinois Gov. George Ryan.

Known for their mix of folk, old-time country and swing, Marcy Marxer (left) and Cathy Fink are touring their 44th album, "Dancin' in the Kitchen."

COUNTRY TIMES: Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer album ‘Dancin’ in the Kitchen’ celebrates family diversity

You would think Grammy Award-winning folk musician Cathy Fink would coast on the kudos she is collecting as executive producer of “On Redemption Road,” the just-released album by folk hero Tom Paxton. But Ms. Fink and her musical collaborator and spouse, Marcy Marxer, are also touring behind their just-released 44th album, “Dancin’ in the Kitchen,” spreading the word about the joy of all family configurations.

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Singer Joni Mitchell hospitalized in Los Angeles

Associated Press

Joni Mitchell was hospitalized in Los Angeles on Tuesday, according to the Twitter account and website of the folk singer and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, but details on her condition have not been released.

This 1966 photo provided by courtesy of Pictorial Press/Sony Pictures Classics shows, from left, Chris Stamp, Pete Townshend of The Who, and Kit Lambert, at Windsor Jazz Festival, included in a scene from the documentary film, "Lambert & Stamp." The movie releases in the U.S. on April 3, 2015. (AP Photo, Courtesy Pictorial Press/Sony Pictures Classics)

Review: In 'Lambert & Stamp,' the backstage story of The Who

- Associated Press

The teenage revolution was in full force on the fall 1964 night that Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp stumbled into the Railway Tavern, a London pub where a band called the High Numbers was playing and mods were gyrating. It was London's Swinging '60s, with its subculture explosion and stylish youths.

Correction: Arab Museum-Little Syria story

- Associated Press

In a story March 27 about a 'Little Syria' exhibit going to Ellis Island, The Associated Press, due to incorrect information from the Arab American National Museum, erroneously reported the date the exhibit will open. It opens Oct. 1, 2016, not Oct. 1 of this year.

Protesters gather on the steps near the House chamber at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Monday, March 30, 2015. A House committee earlier Monday advanced an amended version of a bill that opponents say allows discrimination against gays and lesbians. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

Indiana governor wants changes to religious-objections law

- Associated Press

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence asked lawmakers Tuesday to send him a clarification of the state's new religious-freedom law later this week, while Arkansas legislators passed a similar measure, despite criticism that it is a thinly disguised attempt to permit discrimination against gays.

Celebrity birthdays for the week of April 5-11

- Associated Press

April 5: Singer Allan Clarke of The Hollies is 73. Actor Max Gail ("Sons and Daughters," ''Barney Miller") is 72. Actress Jane Asher is 69. Singer Agnetha Faltskog of Abba is 65. Actor Mitch Pileggi is 63. Guitarist Mike McCready of Pearl Jam is 49. Country singer Troy Gentry of Montgomery Gentry is 48. Singer Paula Cole is 47. Country singer Pat Green is 43. Rapper-producer Pharrell Williams is 42. Rapper Juicy J (Three 6 Mafia) is 40. Mike Eli (Eli Brown Band) is 34. Lily James ("Downton Abbey," ''Cinderella") is 26.