| Oct 21, 2014
| 8:00 PM
The a cappella group Pentatonix is built on the unaccompanied interplay of its five members' voices. But the most remarkable moment in the quintet's concert Monday night — and the most vivid demonstration of its improbable accomplishment —...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 1:52 PM
In one of the most improbable reunions of the last few decades, Prince is back with the label that he claims done him so wrong in the '90s that he was compelled to scrawl the word "slave" on his face. No one does drama like the multi-purpose entertainer...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 10:26 AM
By Holly Rubenstein
LONDON, Sept 11 (Reuters) - R&B singer and producer Pharrell
Williams was in his element at the iTunes Festival in London
this week, and thanked his fans for making his song "Happy" from
the movie "Despicable Me 2" the most downloaded...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:00 PM
It's a question we pose daily, and with increasing frequency in an age of digital bounty and instant entertainment: "What am I in the mood for?" We ask it of office mates at lunch, friends before taking in a movie, with family on weekends. We stare at the...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 12:07 PM
At the Toronto Film Festival world premiere screening of “Eden,” which covers some 20 years of the French electronic music scene, director and co-writer Mia Hansen-Løve introduced the film with a warning.
“People who expect to see a...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 5:43 AM
A day after Allentown Fair’s grandstand crowd saw a musical act, Motley Crue, disappointingly limp away in its farewell tour, on Thursday it saw a musical act at the peak of its prowess in a near-perfect show: Lady Antebellum.
From the opening --...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Modern movie stardom is dependent on many things, but perhaps none more so than well-known, good-looking faces appearing in new films.
So what would make a high-profile actor decide to spend most of a movie wearing a cartoon face that renders him...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 8:00 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - For Luddites still unconvinced of the legitimacy of electronic dance music, as well as young fans ill informed of its long history, Though wholly different in tone, style and philosophy, this portrait of a struggling garage...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:43 AM
"It might sound crazy what I'm about to say." — Pharrell Williams, "Happy"
Virginia is a lyrical place to live and work. From the Shenandoah Mountains to here in Hampton Roads, the commonwealth inspires great music and we should embrace so rich...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 9:41 AM
Reports from Friday, day one at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, from Greg Kot (GK) and Bob Gendron (BG):
11:30 a.m.: Idyllic weather and what are likely to be capacity crowds are forecast as the Pitchfork Music Festival opens its ninth...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 10:00 PM
**1/2 (out of four)
Movies are so much more than a concept. “Gravity” was an amazing onscreen achievement, but the script was lousy. It’s not a great movie—what’s impressive is the fact that Alfonso Cuaron pulled it off.