| 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.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:31 AM
It's been nearly seven years since a cappella group Straight No Chaser became a YouTube sensation singing a mash-up of "The Twelve Days of Christmas" and Toto's "Africa." The resurgence of a cappella music is ebbing and a lot of music has come and gone....
| Jul 22, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The Toronto Film Festival has announced more than 40 titles -- a mix of awards contenders, star-powered indies, and international arthouse fare -- screening in its Gala and Special Presentations program this September, including Denzel Washington's "The...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Maybe it was pure exhaustion, or maybe everyone's serotonin levels were finally returning to normal. But the final night of Electric Daisy Carnival had an almost dreamy glaze to it.
On Friday night, dudes pounded tequila shots and hoisted girlfriends...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 10:30 AM
PARIS- BBC Worldwide Production France has been tapped by paybox Canal Plus to produce a documentary film about French electro band Daft Punk.
The one-hour docu, announced at non-fiction confab Sunny Side, marks BBC Worldwide's first commission from...
| 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 --...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:39 PM
SOCHI, Russia — There were human doves twirling to Tchaikovsky, ballerinas waltzing with Tolstoy, and a prolonged roar for a Russian team wearing the coolest of fur-lined coats.
On a chilly night along the shores of the Black Sea, Russia...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 5:53 PM
The French duo Daft Punk won the Grammy for pop duo/group performance for its single “Get Lucky” at the 56th Grammy Awards on Sunday.
The single is off the band’s fourth studio LP, “Random Access Memories,” This is Daft...