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  • 2013 MTV Video Music Award nominees list

    Video of the year Justin Timberlake — “Mirrors” Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz — “Thrift Shop” Bruno Mars — “Locked Out of Heaven” Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell — “...
  • Revisiting Ginevra King, the Lake Forest woman who inspired 'Gatsby'

    Revisiting Ginevra King, the Lake Forest woman who inspired 'Gatsby'
    Remarkable how two words, scribbled nearly a century ago about a 16-year-old Lake Forest debutante, can evoke a whole country, its hypocrisies and promises, its aspirations and crushing realities. Last week, the University of South Carolina posted...
  • Hear now: Rick Rubin classics celebrated by Trackstar the DJ

    Hear now: Rick Rubin classics celebrated by Trackstar the DJ
    Rick Rubin has remained in the public eye for nearly 30 years now, a rare producer/executive/music enthusiast whose ubiquity hasn’t diminished either his consistency or his image. Already in 2013, the co-founder of Def Jam Records, former...
  • Jay-Z premieres 'Holy Grail' video on Facebook

    Jay-Z’s video for the “Holy Grail” track from his “Magna Carta Holy Grail” album has now made it to YouTube following its 24-hour exclusive premiere on Facebook, a move that’s heightened Facebook’s profile as a...
  • Robinson Cano sweepstakes in the off-season might yield the unexpected

    Robinson Cano sweepstakes in the off-season might yield the unexpected
    The Dodgers' expected signing of Cuban second baseman Alexander Guerrero puts a spotlight on the most anticipated free-agent saga of the coming off-season: Whither Robinson Cano? This saga comes with a song: "Crown," the Jay-Z song that features this...
  • Jay-Z's 'Picasso Baby' documentary debuts Friday on HBO

    Pop star Jay-Z will bring his art gallery what-is-it project "Picasso Baby" to television audiences with a new documentary airing on HBO starting Friday. "Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film," debuting Friday at 11 p.m. on the premium cable channel,...
  • Beyonce, a/k/a Mrs. Carter, commands Philly's Wells Fargo Center

     
    True to her reputation, Beyoncé — Mrs. Carter — delivered Thursday night at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Belting out every note infallibly, dancing each synchronized step perfectly, Queen Bey makes us wonder if her music videos each...
  • All-star 'Gatsby' soundtrack reportedly set for big debut

    One detail I didn't have room to include in last weekend's Arts & Books feature on the soundtrack to "The Great Gatsby" was just how the film's director, Baz Luhrmann, recruited Jay-Z to help him assemble the music for the movie. In an interview...
  • Pet Of The Week

    Pet Of The Week
    A Costa Mesa family visiting Zoomar's Petting Zoo in San Juan Capistrano saw 3-week-old kittens without a mom. The zoo staff complained about the many stray cats, and the family agreed to take the kittens home. Beyoncé and Jay-Z, two black kittens...
  • Baz Luhrmann's 'Gatsby' hears hip-hop where Fitzgerald heard jazz

    Baz Luhrmann didn't want to answer the question. "I can't really say it about myself," he said. "But yes, I do." The Australian director behind this month's hip-hop-inspired adaptation of "The Great Gatsby" had been asked if he thinks his movies...
  • 2012-13 Tribune Scholar-Athlete team

    2012-13 Tribune Scholar-Athlete team
    Alex Alcantara St. Francis Baseball, football, wrestling ACT: 34. GPA: 4.88/4.0. Athletics: All-Suburban Christian Blue football 2012, baseball 2012-13. 138-pound regional runner-up, wrestling 2013. Academics: IHSA All-State Academic 2012-13,...