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  • Beyonce and Jay-Z's 2013 Cuba trip no violation of U.S. embargo

    MIAMI (Reuters) - American music industry power couple Beyonce and Jay-Z did not violate U.S. sanctions on Cuba by traveling to the communist-ruled island last year, a U.S. government review has found. "We found no indication that U.S. sanctions were...
  • SoundCloud joins the music streaming mainstream with advertising

    SoundCloud joins the music streaming mainstream with advertising
    SoundCloud, a popular destination for music on the Web, is going commercial. The site has attracted millions of users with free streaming audio and no ads. But its days as a commercial-free service are coming to an end. Late on Wednesday, the Berlin-...
  • Michael Fassbender's big head in 'Frank,' a counterpoint in TMZ era

    Michael Fassbender's big head in 'Frank,' a counterpoint in TMZ era
    Modern movie stardom is dependent on many things, but perhaps none more so than well-known, good-looking faces appearing in new films. So what would make a high-profile actor decide to spend most of a movie wearing a cartoon face that renders him...
  • Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1982 [videos]

    Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1982 [videos]
    This week, 32 years ago, gamers were enjoying the first month of the release of Nintendo's "Donkey Kong Jr.," MLB pitcher Gaylord Perry was ejected from a game for throwing a spitball and the following songs were the most popular in the United States,...
  • Family guide to new movie releases: 'If I Stay,' more

    'If I Stay' Rating: PG-13 for thematic elements and some sexual material Summary: A car wreck puts a teen girl into a coma, and she takes stock of her life to decide whether or not she wants to live. Kid attractor: Chloe Grace Moretz and Jamie...
  • Shaking off stage fright, Gel Set turns into real art

    Shaking off stage fright, Gel Set turns into real art
    Gel Set may have started as Laura Callier's one-woman joke band with nothing but songs about murder, but it has grown into a genuine expression of her art. Callier's sound is ambient and dark, with minimal, airy vocals over hazy synths, some samples and...
  • Theater: Touchstone's season includes collaborations

    Touchstone Theatre of Bethlehem has announced its upcoming season and it is filled with collaborations, including with Allentown Public Theatre. "Collaboration is our middle name," says Bill George, Touchstone founder and ensemble member. "We love...
  • The stars move in for Chicago Jazz Festival

    The stars move in for Chicago Jazz Festival
    For jazz lovers, it's the best week of the year: a riot of activity starting Monday, as a lead-up to the Chicago Jazz Festival, which runs Thursday through Aug. 31. From a programming standpoint, the 36th annual Chicago Jazz Festival looks strong,...
  • Classical music: Trio to present work of Viennese composer

    If you've never heard of the Viennese composer Johann Baptist Vanhal, you're not alone. Vanhal, who was born in Bohemia in 1739 and died in Vienna in 1813, is a shadowy figure; only part of his vast output of music has been satisfactorily evaluated or...
  • Reigning Sound dials down volume, amplifies soul

    Reigning Sound dials down volume, amplifies soul
    Greg Cartwright spent a good part of last year testing the limits of amplifiers and eardrums with his reunited Memphis punk band, the Oblivians. A good time was had by all on the heels of a rampaging album, "Desperation." Now it's a new year and a new...
  • On Theater: 'Once' is one of a kind

    On Theater: 'Once' is one of a kind
    “Once” is a Broadway musical that dares to be different. Not only dares but demands. Stridently. At the top of its voice. This multi-award-winning show from 2013, now on stage at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, goes out of its way to...