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  • Shakira, Thanks to World Cup, Tops 100 Mil Facebook Followers

    International pop star Shakira has topped 100 million likes on Facebook, making her the most popular public figure on the social site, after a surge with her song "La La La (Brazil 2014)" for this summer's 2014 FIFA World Cup. The milestone highlights...
  • Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1972 [Videos]

    Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1972 [Videos]
    During the first week of August 42 years ago, a solar flare knocked out power in the United States, "Deliverance" was the top box-office draw, and the following songs were the most popular tunes according to Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive. 10....
  • Academy Elects 5 Newcomers to Board of Governors

    Five first-time governors have been elected to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences board of governors. In addition, eight incumbents have been reelected and four previous governors are returning. The re-election of Cheryl Boone Isaacs in the PR...
  • Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1996 [Videos]

    Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1996 [Videos]
    Around this time 18 years ago, George R. R. Martin published "A Game of Thrones," NASA announced there may have once been life on Mars and these were the most popular songs, via Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive. 10. "Loungin," LL Cool J Before he...
  • Feather's 'idiosyncratic machines' garner Sondheim prize

    Feather's 'idiosyncratic machines' garner Sondheim prize
    Four instruments fashioned from magnets and turntables and thick metal springs are conversing in a gallery of the Walters Art Museum. They pop and hum, plink like the teeth of a comb. One calls to mind an amplified heartbeat. Another sounds like someone...
  • Salonen leads Yuja Wang, L.A. Phil through Russian turmoil

    Salonen leads Yuja Wang, L.A. Phil through Russian turmoil
    There have been changes at the Hollywood Bowl since Esa-Pekka Salonen's last appearance at the amphitheater six years ago as the Los Angeles Philharmonic music director. That meant Thursday night the now L.A. Phil conductor laureate met for the first...
  • Simplicity supplies emotional eloquence to pub musical 'Once'

     Simplicity supplies emotional eloquence to pub musical 'Once'
    At last, a Broadway show that doesn't feel the need to conk its audience over the head with hollow flash and empty dazzle. "Once," the Tony-winning musical based on John Carney's 2006 indie film, honors its source by staying true to its folksy lyricism....
  • Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift and country's twang heard around the world

    Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift and country's twang heard around the world
    Country musician Brad Paisley's first tour of the United Kingdom in 2000 didn't leave him much to write home to West Virginia about. Paisley and the other acts on the tour flew commercial airlines and saw their precious band gear stashed into the jet'...
  • Chop & Quench brings Fela Kuti's 'The '69 L.A. Sessions' to life

    Chop & Quench brings Fela Kuti's 'The '69 L.A. Sessions' to life
    It was proclaimed more than once over the evening at California Plaza that history was being made in downtown Los Angeles on Friday night as part of the Grand Performances series. For the first time, a choice selection of the iconic Nigerian bandleader...
  • Church's coffeehouse closes as pastor leaves

    Church's coffeehouse closes as pastor leaves
    A "plum gig" for musicians and an intimate haven for folk music lovers is closing in August. The Stained Glass Coffeehouse, located within the Congregational Church in Deerfield, will stage a final and free concert on Aug. 16. Senior pastor Blair Hull,...
  • Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo wed in Mexico

    Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo wed in Mexico
    Adam Levine of Maroon 5 and "The Voice" married model Behati Prinsloo in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico on Saturday. The bride wore a Marchesa gown and model Coco Rocha was one of her bridesmaids. [Newsday] After four years, Hermes women's wear  director...