Buzzing: To Kill A Mockingbird to debut on Broadway

To Kill A Mockingbird to debut on Broadway

Harper Lee's 1960 novel To Kill A Mockingbird will make its Broadway debut in a version written by West Wing writer Aaron Sorkin, producers said. It debuts in the 2017-2018 season, producer Scott Rudin said.

Although the book has been produced for the stage in various American cities and London, this will be the first time it will be seen on Broadway.

Kanye West unveils name of new album

A day before its release, Kanye West has unveiled the name of his new album: The Life Of Pablo. Social media users thought he meant artist Pablo Picasso. Or is it the late Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, Chilean writer Pablo Neruda or a fictional Pablo?

West, 38, styles himself as a Renaissance man and has compared himself to Michelangelo. He had announced titles such as Swish and Waves before settling on T.L.O.P.

Bowie knew he was to be granddad

Days before he died, rocker David Bowie found out he would have become a grandfather. His film director son Duncan Jones wrote on Twitter on Wednesday: "1 month since dad died today. Made this card for him at Christmas. Due in June. Circle of life. Love you, granddad."

He attached a drawing of an in-utero foetus. Bowie died on Jan 10 from cancer.

Eagles' Glenn Frey to be honoured

The Eagles will honour late bandmate Glenn Frey with a performance at the Grammys, organisers said. They will team with folk rocker Jackson Browne, who co-wrote the band's 1972 hit Take It Easy, on the show on Monday.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 12, 2016, with the headline 'Buzzing'. Print Edition | Subscribe