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  • Jon Bibbs, singer and Newport News resident, to salute Sam Cooke with show in Norfolk

    Jon Bibbs, singer and Newport News resident, to salute Sam Cooke with show in Norfolk
    You've got to hand it to him. Jon Bibbs is an ambitious guy. The gifted singer and former Hampton University student is launching a tour that salutes greats of soul music: Sam Cooke, James Brown, Ray Charles and Marvin Gaye. “These men are larger...
  • Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke sue to protect 'Blurred Lines'

    Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke sue to protect 'Blurred Lines'
    Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams have made no secret of the fact that their massive summer hit “Blurred Lines” is influenced by the classic Marvin Gaye song “Got to Give it Up.” Now they are suing to protect themselves from...
  • Elmore Leonard's love-hate relationship with Hollywood

    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...
  • Like/Dislike with Dean Storm, 29 Days Later Film Project co-founder

    Like/Dislike with Dean Storm, 29 Days Later Film Project co-founder
    As a kid, Dean Storm would create stop motion animation featuring G.I. Joe characters and make animated action flip movies on bus pass booklets. "I wanted to be like Dawson on 'Dawson's Creek,'" he said. Storm, who lived in Canton for seven years...
  • Francesca Lia Block and her post-apocalyptic year

     Francesca Lia Block and her post-apocalyptic year
    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....
  • FYF Fest: The Saturday artists to see, hour by hour

    FYF Fest: The Saturday artists to see, hour by hour
    Over the last decade, the FYF Fest has grown from a scrappy punk-focused event to a sort of mini-version of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Yet even as the two-day FYF draws on Coachella-worthy headliners, books an increasing number of...
  • Scapescape '13 continues to bring the city's disparate genres together

    Scapescape '13 continues to bring the city's disparate genres together
    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...
  • FYF 2013: Making space for other kinds of electronic music

    FYF 2013: Making space for other kinds of electronic music
    There’s a difference between “electronic music” and “dance music,” and the FYF Fest has long lived in the spaces between them. Maybe FYF’s bookers don’t have a particular interest in more orthodox dance music...
  • We've gone country

    We've gone country
    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...
  • Review: G-Dragon, Missy Elliott, EXO and more at KCON 2013

    Review: G-Dragon, Missy Elliott, EXO and more at KCON 2013
    It’s enough of a tout for a young rapper when Missy Elliott, a giant of the genre, jumps onstage to spit bars on your single. It’s extra meaningful when that single isn’t in English. So, South Korean superstar MC G-Dragon probably woke...
  • Time Warner Cable launches TV app for Xbox 360 with 300 channels

    Time Warner Cable launches TV app for Xbox 360 with 300 channels
    Time Warner Cable launched its TV application for Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox 360 devices Tuesday, after already having introduced apps for smartphones, tablets and Roku's set-top boxes. Xbox Live Gold members can access up to 300 channels through the app,...