| Jul 29, 2013
| 12:13 PM
A lone jewel thief who struck the lavish Carlton International Hotel in the French Riviera resort of Cannes made off with $136 million in diamond-encrusted watches and gems, making it one of the biggest jewel heists in history, French authorities reported...
| 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...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 12:00 PM
A 9-year-old boy is the innocent pawn at the center of "All God's Children," an awkward mix of B-movie crime saga and social-issue drama. Zeroing in on the sadly familiar subject of human trafficking, Moldova's first entry for Academy Award...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Jason Statham may not always appear in the best movies, but he's consistently a pleasure to watch, what with his East London accent, stoic demeanor and signature shaved head. His latest, "Homefront," would benefit from more of the martial-arts combat...
| Dec 6, 2013
If you threw a rock in Miami in the 1990s, you could have struck a band that counted guitarist Dan Hosker as a member: the Laundry Room Squelchers, the Bikes, Aquafly, the Girls Named Lourdes and, of larger renown, the Holy Terrors, a punk act featuring...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:24 PM
MEXICO CITY — Four men were killed and five people seriously injured early Thursday at a bar outside the northern city of Monterrey when assailants burst in and opened fire on patrons, officials with the state government of Nuevo Leon said.
| 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...