Carole King Keeping Busy with Alicia Keys Benefit, Broadway Show

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_00700e6400.jpgKris Connor/Getty Images -- Carole King is a woman of her word. You may recall that she was slated to perform last year at the annual Black Ball benefit event for Keep a Child Alive, the charity spearheaded by R&B singer Alicia Keys. That never happened because last year's Ball was postponed due to Hurricane Sandy. King will perform at this year's Black Ball, however, which is scheduled to take place November 7 at New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom.

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Bono Presents Amnesty International Award to Schoolgirl Shot by Taliban

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_5888ac3008.jpgPhoto by Timur Emek/ Getty Images -- Bono was in his native Dublin Tuesday night to present the Amnesty International "Ambassador of Conscience" award to Malala Yousafzai, the schoolgirl shot and almost killed last year by the Taliban for campaigning for girls’ education. The U2 singer -- who has long been associated with Amnesty International -- praised Malala Yousafzai for her, "One in a century kind of courage," reports the London Evening Standard.

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Rolling Stones Unveil Trailer for New Live DVD

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_53ab66bc77.jpgEagle Rock Entertainment -- The Rolling Stones have posted a trailer for their upcoming DVD, Summer Sun -- Hyde Park Live -- on their official website. "I never thought that we'd play Hyde Park again," says a pensive Mick Jagger in the trailer.  The Stones famously first played the London park in 1969 two days after the death of founding guitarist Brian Jones

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Elton John Won't Cancel Russian Concerts Due to Anti-Gay Laws: "I've Got to Go"

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_920195675a.jpgFacebook.com/EltonJohn -- Several gay or gay-friendly celebrities have announced that they won't be visiting Russia for various events because of that country's newly instituted anti-gay laws.  But Elton John says he still plans to perform there...because he doesn't want leave his gay fans to face the situation on their own.

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Yoko Ono: John Lennon Would Have Loved Technology; Says Criticism Was Good for Her

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_100fa0b436.jpgFacebook.com/YokoOnoPage -- Yoko Ono says John Lennon would have loved the kind of interconnected, interactive communications the Internet era allows. The widow of the Beatles legend tells Rolling Stone,"John would have been totally excited about the computer age." 

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