| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:30 PM
"Fat noses have no place in the Hindi film industry," Om Puri is fond of saying. "But it is not so in the West -- otherwise Anthony Quinn would have never been an actor." Puri certainly nose -- make that knows -- of what he speaks. When he was starting...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:24 PM
NEW YORK (JTA) — On July 18, 1994, a hellish scene unfolded in Buenos Aires as a car bomb set by Iranian agents destroyed the AMIA/DAIA Jewish center, killing 85 people and wounding hundreds.
Twenty years later, there is still no justice in the...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Leading soft post-Labor Day sales that saw no six-figure debuts, Christian rapper Lecrae notched his first No. 1 album with "Anomaly."
The Reach Records title moved 88,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan data for the week ending Sept. 14. The...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 7:10 PM
On Tuesday, it sure seemed like Disney Infinity was trying hard to live up to its name.
With the countdown to the launch of Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes proceeding toward September 23, Disney Interactive announced the full line-up of Disney...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Against the odds, Interpol is back with its fifth studio album, "El Pintor" (Matador), and it wears the scars of the band's fractured past well. One is tempted to say Interpol sounds rejuvenated, though that's a strange word to apply to a band whose music...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Benjamin Curtis, the guitarist and producer behind the dream-pop band School of Seven Bells, died Sunday night in New York after a yearlong battle with T-cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma, reports the Dallas Observer. He was 35.
Curtis was raised in Dallas,...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 6:00 AM
When Jim Henson's menagerie of talking animals and fish-throwing vaudevillians made their big-screen comeback in 2011's "The Muppets," Kermit the Frog and company faced down a greedy oil tycoon named Tex Richman to save their old theater from demolition....
| Jan 19, 2014
There's nothing like attending a concert while traveling. Not only do you experience great music, but you also catch a glimpse of local fashion, dances, drinks and customs. And isn't experiencing life like the locals what traveling is all about? Here's...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Jean-Philip Grobler spent years churning out commercial jingles to pay the bills while working on the music that really inspired him.
Now Grobler's band, St. Lucia, is drawing acclaim for the lustrous synth-pop on its recent debut album, "When the...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Outkast and Calvin Harris will join Eminem, Arctic Monkeys, Kings of Leon and Skrillex as headliners Aug. 1-3 at Lollapalooza. If that sounds a bit familiar, it should — five of the six top acts have played Lollapalooza before.
The latter four acts...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 10:08 AM
Those who have regularly attended South by Southwest probably know the feeling that can occur as the annual music festival closes: a sense that, for all the wondrous music that poured into the ears, you somehow failed. Failed because you missed the...