| 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 25, 2014
| 10:58 AM
Great job, hipsters.
The largest seller of vinyl albums in the world is now Urban Outfitters, according to a claim by the company’s Chief Administration Officer Calvin Hollinger Thursday morning.
According to Vox, Hollinger made the claim on a...
| May 15, 2014
| 10:01 AM
Lollapalooza announced its hour-by-hour schedule Thursday, and now it’s up to festivalgoers to sort out their priorities for the festival Aug. 1-3 in Grant Park.
The headliner faceoffs (Arctic Monkeys vs. Eminem on Aug. 1, Calvin Harris and...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:44 AM
This year's FYF Fest lineup looks like it could be a Coachella bill.
The annual punk-ish festival has grown by leaps and bounds since its 2011 partnership with Goldenvoice, and the headliners for the Aug. 23 and 24 event reflect that. Onetime...
| May 10, 2014
| 6:23 PM
Hundreds of Chicago-area activists and parents, some with personal ties to Nigeria, rallied Saturday in the Loop to offer support and a voice for more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped last month in the African country.
Shouting "Bring back our girls!" and...
| 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...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 10:04 AM
The semi-reconstituted Interpol has announced its first North American tour in three years in support of the new album ”El Pintor,” including a Nov. 8 show at the Fillmore Miami Beach.
Tickets are $32.50 in advance, with a presale...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:25 PM
A Mexican man suspected of drug trafficking was arrested in Rio de Janeiro as he attempted to board a flight to northeastern Brazil to attend a Mexico-Brazil World Cup match, authorities said Tuesday.
Jose Diaz Barajas, 49, was suspected of...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 8:49 AM
The party doesn't stop when Grant Park closes each of the three nights Lollapalooza is in town between Aug. 1 and 3.
Venues across the city will host late-night aftershows during the festival featuring artists on the official 130-band Lollapalooza...
| 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...