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  • Directors Like 'Whiplash's' Damien Chazelle Drum Up Attention With Short Films

    Like the intensely single-minded drummer Miles Teller plays in "Whiplash," its writer-director, Damien Chazelle, did not arrive on the world stage unprepared. In fact, exactly one year before his white-knuckle feature won Sundance's grand jury prize,...
  • CBS and NFL Network to Feature Jay-Z, Rihanna in 'Thursday Night Football' Opening

    Now the home of "Thursday Night Football," CBS is sparing no opportunity for fanfare, with plans to open each game of the series with Jay-Z's Grammy-winning song "Run This Town," featuring Rihanna. The opening will also be accompanied by narration from...
  • FACTBOX-Country Music Association Awards, list of nominees

    Sept 3 (Reuters) - The Country Music Association on Wednesday announced the nominees for the 48th annual CMA Awards, which will be awarded on Nov. 5 during a televised ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee. The nominees are as follows: ENTERTAINER OF THE...
  • Verna Mae Cann, social services worker

    Verna Mae Cann, social services worker
    Verna Mae Peacock Cann, a retired social worker and church musician, died of congestive heart failure Aug. 27 at Sinai Hospital. The Parkton resident was 81. Born Verna Mae Peacock in Durham, N.C., she was the daughter of James Otis Peacock and...
  • Digital juke box maker TouchTunes explores sale: sources

    TouchTunes Interactive Networks, a digital jukebox company that lets customers pick songs they want to hear in restaurants and bars, is exploring a sale that could fetch roughly $500 million, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. TouchTunes,...
  • Amazon ignites culture clash over France's beloved bookstores

    PARIS Like many of the bouquinistes, the booksellers who line the banks of the Seine in the French capital, Bernard Terrades is a bit brusque. Terrades specializes in thrillers, and he speaks in the clipped, precise patois of the literature he sells. And...
  • NBC Says 'Better Late Than Never' to Korean Format 'Grandpas'

    HONG KONG - NBC is to produce variety travel show "Better Late Than Never," as a North American version of the hit South Korean series "Grandpas Over Flowers." It will feature four veteran actors who go backpacking across Asian countries in the company...
  • Bruno Leo PedriniNovember 8, 1915 - August 29, 2014

    Bruno Leo Pedrini<br/>November 8, 1915 - August 29, 2014
    Bruno Leo Pedrini, last living founder of Pedrini Music, passed away August 29th in his home surrounded by his family. In 1938 Bruno along with his brothers, Max, Tom and Manuel founded Pedrini Music in Alhambra, CA.  After Pearl Harbor, Bruno was...
  • James Brown biopic not so boffo at the box office

    James Brown was a unique talent: mercurial, scrappy, self-promoting. "The hardest working man in show business" had a challenging Southern back story of abandonment and discrimination that cried out for a Hollywood treatment. But "Get on Up," a movie...
  • Sources: New CSO president selected

    Sources: New CSO president selected
    The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association has selected Vancouver Symphony Society president/CEO Jeff Alexander to be its next president, pending a board meeting Wednesday, the Tribune has learned. Sources close to the situation said Alexander, who...
  • Classical recording label Cedille marks 25 years

    Classical recording label Cedille marks 25 years
    For a quarter of a century, the feisty little indie label Cedille Records has stood out as a plucky survivor in a domestic classical recording business that has been buffeted by a slumping economy, vanishing retail stores, the inexorable advance of pop...