| Apr 10, 2011
Revolutions are still televised, but they get Tumblr'd, tweeted and YouTubed ﬁrst. This one started last summer when music micro-bloggers began deifying a pack of nine skateboarding, freewheeling teenaged rap vandals from Los Angeles. Full name:...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:27 AM
Retro Style Family Fun
The Plush Horse Ice Cream Parlor
Many parents who grew up in the Chicago area remember visiting The Plush Horse Ice Cream Parlor as a kid, and it is still in business today. The air of nostalgia greets you as you enter the old...
| May 4, 2011
| 7:04 AM
Nepotism is an ugly word. It puts inept people in positions of power, even in our own government. It's also no way to start a rap career, which is why despite being the son of Rakim, who is hailed by many as one of the greatest emcees of all time, Tahmell...
| May 8, 2011
| 6:05 AM
Kwame Kwei-Armah has a way of pulling others into his gravitational field, whirling them around and then depositing them in a place at some distance from where they started out.
People leave an encounter with Center Stage's incoming artistic director...
| May 11, 2011
| 5:11 PM
| Apr 16, 2012
| 6:29 AM
Nostalgia is catching up with us as musicians resurrect albums on stage that we’ve scarcely had time to forget about: Rapper 50 Cent last month performed all of his 2003 effort “Get Rich or Die Tryin’” at a festival in Texas, and...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 7:33 AM
Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson is proving serious about his move from music into acting, as demonstrated again by his portrayal of the person for whom the "things fall apart" in this drama.
He also co-wrote the tale in which he plays a college football star...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 9:41 AM
You hear those sirens? It's the Kyles Files providing Law & Order service for my pop peeps. Some celebrities are acting like buffoons to such a degree, I had to roll out the pop paddywagon and make some arrests.
Here's who I picked and these are...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Jessica Alba has been keeping busy with daughters Honor and Haven, and recently created a new labor of love: eco-friendly baby products line The Honest Co.
The e-commerce brand, which launched in January, offers two "bundle" options. Customers can choose...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 9:50 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — The Orlando Magic entered Saturday night with so much against them: a bizarre travel itinerary, the absence of two key players and diminished confidence after a recent stretch of poor play.
They overcame all of those hurdles, plus...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 2:47 PM
It's Sunday morning, not quite 8. Sunlight is peeking through the blinds in the Hyatt Regency Hotel room on Light Street where offensive lineman Marshal Yanda stays before every Ravens home game. His eyes are open. He might try to fall back to sleep,...