| Mar 19, 2015
| 9:57 AM
If it wasn’t clear after 2012’s “Good Kid, M.A.A.D City,” an album instantly, justly heralded as a classic, Kendrick Lamar’s follow-up, “To Pimp a Butterfly,” confirms that he’s a genius. He’s here...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 6:35 PM
State lawmakers are weighing the biggest-ever rewrite of Maryland's public records laws.
A compromise proposal pending in a Senate committee would for the first time allow the public to appeal decisions to withhold information — and the fees...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 6:04 AM
It all started with a message that popped into jazz saxophonist Bob Belden's LinkedIn account – from Iran.
The much-admired jazz musician – who was born in Evanston and long has been based in New York – had not been expecting...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 6:55 AM
I want to be the kind of mother who teaches her kids things about the world: what types of plants we see in the neighborhood, the history of a particular artist or author, the location of the constellations and the Greek myths that inspired their names....
| Feb 7, 2015
| 6:46 AM
The Neil Patrick Harris High-Wire Act, also known as the 87th Oscars, has gained some major star power.
Three-time Oscar-winner Meryl Streep and Oprah Winfrey will be presenters during the Feb. 22 telecast on ABC.
Streep, a nominee for a record 19th...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 6:51 AM
The Oscar producers have lined up Tim McGraw to perform "I'm Not Gonna Miss You," the Oscar-nominated song by Glen Campbell and Julian Raymond.
The song comes from the documentary "Glen Campbell ... I'll Be Me," about the singer's farewell tour and...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 6:37 AM
Does this news make you happy?
Top nominees Pharrell Williams and Sam Smith will perform at the Grammys this year, CBS announced Wednesday.
Miranda Lambert, Usher, Common and John Legend are also set for the Feb. 8 event at the Staples Center in Los...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 2:57 PM
BOSTON (AP) - The Super Bowl celebration for New Englanders and their beloved Patriots will have to wait another day as Boston continues to get battered by heavy snow.
Mayor Marty Walsh said the city will postpone a planned victory parade through...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 6:28 PM
Setting aside the perceived snub of "Selma" in the Oscars nominations last week, director Ava DuVernay and producer Oprah Winfrey joined their cast and crew to march alongside local residents of Selma, Ala., on Sunday in celebration of Martin Luther King...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 3:23 PM
Roots rocking brothers Phil and Dave Alvin brought their latest project home with their roof-raising performance Saturday at the Troubadour in West Hollywood highlighting from their album, “Common Ground: Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin Play and Sing the...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 12:20 PM
Parents need to know that YouTube Kids is a kid-centric portal to YouTube that features curated TV shows, music, educational videos, and user-created content. There are parental control features in place — like a timer and a way to disable the...