| Apr 22, 2015
| 4:45 AM
The Prancing Elites are unlike most dance teams.
The troupe, from Mobile, Ala., consists of five black, gay and gender nonconforming dancers who compete in a style of dance called J-Setting, a lead-and-follow form of hip-hop mixed with cheerleader-...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Frank Sinatra, a singer from Hoboken, N.J., is the subject of "Sinatra: All or Nothing at All," a four-hour documentary airing in two parts Sunday and Monday on HBO. Fair enough.
Among the ranks of male pop singers of the mid-20th century, Sinatra was...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 11:16 PM
So what would the late Tupac Shakur and the very much living Kendrick Lamar talk about if they were ever to meet face to face in the next life? According to Lamar, they'd dish on economic inequality, revolution and racial metaphors about caterpillars...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 11:30 AM
Heading into the second night of “The Voice” Season 8 blind auditions, things were looking pretty grim for Adam Levine. On the first night of blinds, the other coaches had each picked up two or three talented vocalists, while he hadn’t...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 2:08 PM
Hey, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Yemen, Ukraine, Russia. Lay down your arms.
Time for a cease-fire and a cigarette.
It's Oscar weekend, your chance to marinate in the fabulousness of America. From straw hut to yurt to dacha, throw a log on the...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 7:32 PM
NEW YORK -- Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks walked off the court, and for the first time in weeks it wasn't with heads hanging.
The sound of boos that had provided the audio at Madison Square Garden was replaced by the voice of James Brown...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 11:34 AM
A judge says South Carolina officials must release emails concerning the diary of James Brown's widow and other documents related to the nearly decade-long fight over the late soul singer's estate.
Circuit Judge Eugene Griffith Jr. on Friday told the...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 10:24 AM
Most of the year's major tributes have yet to be announced, but this is the lineup to date:
Bob Dylan: "Shadows in the Night": Dylan's Sinatra tribute album will be released next month.
"Sinatra: An American Icon": Billed as the official exhibition of...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 2:00 PM
Dawn Richard, "Blackheart" (Our Dawn Records). Best known as an original member of Danity Kane, R&B singer Dawn Richard left the group last year (again) after a public kerfuffle revealed deep divisions among the crew. No disrespect to the others, but...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Filmmakers have long been drawn to stories of iconic musicians, and it's easy to see why: They come pre-packaged with charismatic characters, a rise-to-fame story arc (with the occasional fall from grace), a built-in audience and a killer soundtrack. None...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Don Cheadle has managed to accomplish something no one has been able to pull off in two decades: serve up a bigscreen tale of jazz great Miles Davis.
"Miles Ahead," in which the versatile actor portrays the legendary trumpeter, marks the directorial...