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  • Universal Music Group taps YouTube talent with new record label

    Universal Music Group taps YouTube talent with new record label
    Universal Music Group is looking to the world's most popular online video site for its new stars. The music giant has partnered with TV producer Brian Robbins and music entrepreneurs Russell Simmons and Steve Rifkind to form a new record label focused...
  • Pitch-perfect style at Pitchfork

    Pitch-perfect style at Pitchfork
    The crowd at the Pitchfork Music Festival, held last weekend in Chicago's Union Park, tends to do its own thing when it comes to style — but this was the year of the dress. Casual, summery, mostly retro styles mixed with great vintage...
  • Radio personality eyes Highwood for restaurant, music venue

    Radio personality eyes Highwood for restaurant, music venue
    Radio personality Kathy Hart and her husband, Billy Baruth, are buying the former Bertucci's Italian Steak House in Highwood, vacant since last fall, to create separate dining and live-music venues under one roof. Kathy is co-host of "The Eric and Kathy...
  • MCA curator Naomi Beckwith on reaching your next big crazy idea

    MCA curator Naomi Beckwith on reaching your next big crazy idea
    So you want to be more creative? You’re burned out, you’re exhausted; you’ve eaten the same thing for lunch for 15 weeks and your ability at generating an original thought has grown similarly stale and uninspired. You have come to...
  • MixRadio, a music streaming service, to spin off from Microsoft

    Microsoft’s downsizing could spawn a larger competitor in the crowded field of music streaming apps. MixRadio, part of Microsoft’s Nokia division, is available through a website and as an app built exclusively for Microsoft Windows devices....
  • Officials confident scaled-down U.S. Open will be violence-free

    Officials confident scaled-down U.S. Open will be violence-free
    Huntington Beach police, city officials and event organizers have expressed confidence that their preparations will prevent a repeat of the civil disturbances that followed last year's U.S. Open of Surfing. For the past several months, IMG Action...
  • One Direction Concert Movie to Be Released on 3,000 Screens Worldwide

    Event cinema distributor Arts Alliance has inked a pact with Simon Cowell's Syco, Modest! and Sony Music Entertainment to release pop band One Direction's latest concert movie in theaters worldwide. Arts Alliance plans a release of more than 10,000...
  • Toronto Film Festival Lineup Includes Denzel Washington's 'Equalizer,' Kate Winslet's 'A Little Chaos'

    The Toronto Film Festival has announced more than 40 titles -- a mix of awards contenders, star-powered indies, and international arthouse fare -- screening in its Gala and Special Presentations program this September, including Denzel Washington's "The...
  • Lady Gaga looks for raves at Staples Center

    Lady Gaga looks for raves at Staples Center
    Lady Gaga needed to get Staples Center to start dancing on Monday night. "For all of you who don’t know about 'Artpop'," she said, alluding to her most recent album and its lumbering tour title, "ArtRave: The Artpop Ball," "grab a glowstick or get...
  • Arts and humanities honorees

    Arts and humanities honorees
    2013 NATIONAL MEDAL OF ARTS •Julia Alvarez, novelist, poet and essayist, Weybridge, Vt. •Brooklyn Academy of Music, presenter, Brooklyn, N.Y. •Joan Harris, arts patron, Chicago •Bill Jones, dancer and choreographer, Valley...
  • 'Allentown' helps Billy Joel get Library of Congress songwriting award

    Billy Joel is being honored by the Library of Congress, and it's referencing his song "Allentown" in bestowing the award. Joel is the newest recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, Librarian of Congress James H. Billington...