| Aug 29, 2013
| 7:01 AM
It's not your imagination: South Florida's music calendar really is exhibiting a more-pronounced country twang, with top acts playing the big amphitheaters and new singers staring their careers at strip-mall bars.
The Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 4:26 PM
A bunch of Broadway musicals, the return of favorite rocking Christmas shows, a classic crooner and comedians, an iconic performer’s daughter and more fill the 2013-14 season that was just announced for Easton’s State Theatre. Yup, Little...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 7:00 AM
There's one second of sound on John Legend's new album, "Love in the Future," that sums up his current artistic mission. It's on the delicate, gloomy track "Asylum," and the sound is a snare drum. Or rather a blast of raw, percussive white noise that...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 7:34 AM
Most music festivals aim to wow potential attendees with top-bill talent, but Scapescape, now in its third year, is not most festivals.
"It sounds weird to say, but we want quantity over quality. We're looking for consistency throughout the day," said...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Finding a way to mature rock and roll, especially the sub-genre of new wave that relied so heavily on image, can be a tricky thing. Some acts try to recapture youth when it’s clearly gone and embarrass themselves, some debase......
| Aug 17, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Anyone traveling around Los Angeles recently has likely noticed the menacing imagery of men in paramilitary garb with their faces covered by spooky animal masks. They appeared for a time as ghostly figures overlaid on posters for other movies, though they...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Ben Affleck will play Batman opposite Henry Cavill in the “Man of Steel” sequel, Warner Bros. announced today. In a […]...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:30 PM
When Francesca Lia Block sat down to write her latest young adult novel, "Love in the Time of Global Warming" (Holt Books for Young Readers: 240 pp., $16.99), she took her beloved hometown of Los Angeles and destroyed it.
But she didn't just destroy it....
| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Hollywood always loved Elmore Leonard. The prolific novelist-screenwriter, who died Tuesday at age 87, didn't always return the affection.
Over the course of Leonard's six-decade do-si-do with the entertainment industry, his plain-spoken prose...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:05 AM
DETROIT (AP) — He was the master of his genre, the Dickens of Detroit, the Chaucer of Crime.
Pretty much every novel Elmore Leonard wrote from the mid-1980s on was a best-seller, and every fan of crime stories knew his name. George Clooney was...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When it comes to computer-animated movies, studios seemingly can't get enough of talking animals, planes, cars, monsters, cavemen, snails and little blue creatures who live in mushrooms.
But there are signs that the abundance of animated movies may be...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 5:52 AM
Luke Bryan is the front man for country music, as his fourth studio album, Crash My Party, made the biggest debut on top of the charts for a country male artist – since Tim McGraw’s 2004 record, Live Like You Were Dying. Luke’s album...