| Oct 20, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Music mogul Clive Davis might be forgiven for sounding a bit emotional about “Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics,” the new album produced by Davis that arrives Tuesday.
In it, she takes on iconic songs by other female singers,...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 12:23 PM
As the undisputed Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin has contributed countless classics to the great American songbook and collaborated with an endless list of greats.
For her next album, Franklin found inspiration from her fellow pop divas, a title she&...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:42 AM
Life is fine on Boulevard Chanel, the street facade created by designer Karl Lagerfeld for his ready-to-wear show on Tuesday, where leggy models in expensive outfits staged a faux demonstration as part of the spectacle.
Lagerfeld's commentary on the...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Jajaira Varela stood confidently in front of a classroom full of aspiring law students and belted out the empowering lyrics of Chaka Khan's R&B classic "I'm Every Woman." Some friends and family had always told Varela she wasn't college material, so she...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 8:18 AM
Samantha Hill awaits your input. And awaits.
Then awaits some more.
"I think people know I'm here," she said on a recent afternoon, not sounding all that certain.
She laughed nervously.
The Hyde Park Art Center was quiet. Hill, who is 39 and...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Ray Parker Jr.'s resume boasts several decades worth of work as a top-drawer studio musician, songwriter, producer and R&B hitmaker as a solo artist and a member of Raydio, yet he will forever be best known for his theme song to Ivan Reitman's 1984...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:43 PM
The event: The Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon, presented by the Lincoln Motor Co. The honorees were Cheryl Boone Isaacs, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; Academy Award-nominated actress Lupita Nyong’o of...
| May 29, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Mindi Abair has a party coming up this weekend in Newport Beach — and she'd like her guests to take home a lot of party favors.
The saxophonist, who has had five releases in Billboard's top 10 jazz albums chart, will throw a launch party for her...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:08 AM
You want good food and drink, a wide variety of live music, art from local artists, and a primer on how to talk like a pirate? We've got you covered with this list of festivals offered throughout Hampton Roads this year.
SALUTE TO SUMMER
| May 7, 2014
| 7:11 PM
He has partied with an impressive list of music icons from the 1970s and '80s, but what he is most proud of is getting sober with Kris Kristofferson.
James "Jimmer" Coombs, 75, has been a roadie all his life, seen more than his fair share, and along the...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:03 PM
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