| Jul 5, 2014
| 7:35 PM
O say can you see, by the dawn's early light…
That light painfully dawns on a screeching rock star attempting to recapture lost glory, a scruffy folk singer torturously immortalizing his mandolin, a hip quartet desperately trying to create a...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 7:54 PM
He had us rapt from the first note of "Largo al factotum" from Rossini's "The Barber of Seville." Hidden in the wings of the Smith Theatre, we first heard the baritone sing the familiar "Figaro, Figaro" before we actually saw Steven Eddy, one of two...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 6:00 AM
OutKast will headline the 2014 BET Experience, the three-day music festival scheduled for June in downtown Los Angeles.
Black Entertainment Television is expected to make an official announcement Monday that the Atlanta duo will topline the festival&...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Singer and actress Jennifer Hudson, a Chicago native, will perform at the closing night party for international travel buyers, suppliers and journalists attending IPW, a five-day event under way at McCormick Place.
Originally, house music legend Frankie...
| Apr 8, 2014
The Shannon Rovers played the bagpipes, green-jacketed volunteers and labor reps cheered wildly and the Chicago Bucket Boys street performers tapped out frenetic rhythms as international travel buyers and journalists wound their way into McCormick Place...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Hollywood's role in promoting enrollment in the Affordable Care Act was on display in the final hours before a deadline for coverage this year, as John Legend, Jared Leto and Kerry Washington were among a wave of figures tweeting a link to Healthcare....
| Apr 1, 2014
| 12:34 PM
Future and the Roots are the latest additions to the 2014 BET Experience.
The sing-songy Atlanta rapper and the Philly hip-hop band will headline late-night concerts during the three-day festival slated for June, the Black Entertainment Television...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 7:55 AM
Shailene Woodley, soon to be seen in "Divergent," is on the cover of the April issue of Marie Claire. Inside, she talks about leaving her teens, social media, her first kiss, fan attention and former costar George Clooney. “He’s still one of...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 3:30 PM
In regard to weight, Jennifer Hudson's biggest concern these days might be finding a shelf sturdy enough to bear the weight of her numerous awards. Her Oscar and Grammy wins represent but a small portion of the recognition she has received. But body...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 2:30 PM
President Obama and other White House officials convened a first-ever summit last Thursday with YouTube personalities to advance the administration's goal of signing up young Americans for the government's health-care plan.
The YouTube meeting -- which...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The great and the good converged on London on March 7, as Canadian charity Free the Children's We Day event experienced its first kick off on international soil.
Twelve thousand young humanitarians crammed into Wembley Arena to learn of collaboration and...