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  • 'Fast & Furious 7' to get fancy with Iggy Azalea cameo

    'Fast & Furious 7' to get fancy with Iggy Azalea cameo
    "Fast & Furious 7" is getting all fancy on us. The next installment of Universal's automotive action franchise will feature an appearance by Australian rapper Iggy Azalea, whose electro-dusted single "Fancy" has been an inescapable earworm this summer...
  • Small-business profile: The Shed in Highland Park

    Small-business profile: The Shed in Highland Park
    The Shed is unique to Highland Park and the North Shore. It's a music social club that provides rehearsal space for musicians who want to practice individually, jam in group settings, network, and/or attend clinics and intimate concerts, according to...
  • Stevie Wonder, Cloris Leachman honorary graduates at NU today

    Stevie Wonder, Cloris Leachman honorary graduates at NU today
    Musician Stevie Wonder and actress Cloris Leachman were among those who received honorary degrees from Northwestern University this morning. Joining them was Chicago Symphony Orchestra Music Director Riccardo Muti, who also gave the keynote address this...
  • Sara Gilbert of 'The Talk,' 'Roseanne' marries Linda Perry

    Sara Gilbert of 'The Talk,' 'Roseanne' marries Linda Perry
    Sara Gilbert and her girlfriend, Linda Perry, got married Sunday, her co-hosts on "The Talk" announced Monday on the show. "Let's get started with a big congratulations for our own Sara Gilbert, who got married last night," Julie Chen said. "It was...
  • 'Weird Al' Yankovic dominates Spotify's viral track charts

    'Weird Al' Yankovic dominates Spotify's viral track charts
    There's nothing odd about it -- "Weird Al" Yankovic's new album dominated Spotify's most-shared track charts in its first week in release. Globally and in the U.S., songs from the pop music parodist's "Mandatory Fun" currently hold four of the five...
  • 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,...
  • Lorde starstruck? Singer 'freaks out' over Hilary Duff, Lena Dunham

    Lorde starstruck? Singer 'freaks out' over Hilary Duff, Lena Dunham
    Don't let Lorde's self-aware nonchalance fool you -- she's still a teenager and will squeal excitedly when presented with one of her idols, specifically "Lizzie McGuire" star Hilary Duff and "Girls" wunderkind Lena Dunham. The young Grammy winner's...
  • Coastal panel recommends that U2 guitarist's Malibu project proceed

    Coastal panel recommends that U2 guitarist's Malibu project proceed
    After years of skirmishing over a rock star's proposal to build a secluded compound on a rugged Malibu ridge, the California Coastal Commission staff recommended Friday that the project move forward — with modifications. U2 guitarist the Edge, a....
  • Mouse head battle: Disney investigating Deadmau5 trademark request

    Mouse head battle: Disney investigating Deadmau5 trademark request
    Disney is investigating a trademark registration filed by Deadmau5, a electronic dance music producer and performer.  Deadmau5, pronounced as "dead mouse," is the stage name of Joel Zimmerman. According to Billboard.com, Zimmerman's Ronica Holdings...
  • Vampire Weekend rocks Miami

    Entering The Jackie Gleason Theater, teenagers were buzzing with excitement to see fresh-faced Ezra Koenig, the lead singer of Vampire Weekend, and his adorably preppy bandmates. The venue was perfect for them, with its vintage vibes and modern features,...
  • Rivers a 'tragedy of the commons'?: My Word

    About 130 people stood in line at the entrance table inside the administration building of the St. Johns River Water Management District headquarters in Palataka on Aug. 28.They waited patiently to sign up to speak on behalf of their beloved rivers...