| Dec 8, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Before today's contemporary jewelry stars Alexis Bittar, Eddie Borgo and Aurélie Bidermann, there was Robert Lee Morris, who reinvented the category of fashion jewelry in the 1970s and '80s by creating wearable art in organic forms.
Growing up as a...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:44 AM
What is rock 'n' roll, one may ask upon seeing the names Hall & Oates, Linda Ronstadt, Cat Stevens and Peter Gabriel on this year’s list of finalists for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Do any of them truly rock, let alone roll? Or is...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Wissam Al Mana, the Qatari billionaire who married singer Janet Jackson earlier this year, is being accused of firing female employee Marte Deborah Dalelv from his interior design company, Al Mana Interiors, after she reported being raped on a business...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Breaking into music after a sibling does so can be a gift and a curse.
Getting noticed is simple -- but the expectations and nagging comparisons are unavoidable and can buckle a burgeoning career.
Still, plenty of acts have emerged from the shadows of...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 10:04 AM
Music video’s wild ride...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:00 AM
It's not as if Joni Mitchell really needs anyone to sing her praises. She has rarely come off as humble, exactly.
Mitchell has been known to speak up pretty effectively about the merits of her work as a singer and songwriter. She's compared herself to...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The Parents Television Council actually stumbled onto something when it asked "Why Does MTV Get a Pass?" in the context of Miley Cyrus' by-now-legendarily scandalous performance at the Video Music Awards.
Except the advocacy group whiffed on the answer,...
| Sep 1, 2013
Fashion illustrator Tony Viramontes captured the gender-bending electricity of the 1980s style scene like no one else.
He made a name for himself with his drawings of dominant women dressed in the theatrical haute couture of the day. In addition to...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Bruno Mars may have been locked out of heaven, but it's looking like he'll have a ticket to the Super Bowl.
The crooner is expected to be tapped to perform at the halftime show at Super Bowl XLVIII next February, according to two people with knowledge...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 9:32 PM
And noooow … the end is heeeeere… and so we faaaaace …the final curtain. And at least one reunion show. But right now, it’s Season 3 finale time, Dance Moms nation! We’re in the Big Easy for Nationals and Abby —...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Patti Webster, a longtime publicist who represented stars including Usher, Janet Jackson, Chris Paul and Alicia Keys, died Friday at a hospital in Somerville, N.J., her firm announced. She was 49 and was suffering from brain cancer.
Webster founded W&W...