| May 22, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Arts network Ovation has announced its summer lineup, including new series "Big Ballet," "Trending Trailers," "Wall of Sound" and "Capture," along with returners "The Art Of" and "The Artful Detective."
DirecTV subscribers will have access to a free...
| May 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Artist networking platform Talenthouse has inked a $10 million Series C investment deal led by German media giant ProSiebenSat.1 via Starwatch, ProSiebenSat.1's music and live entertainment arm.
The deal was announced Thursday morning in Frankfurt...
| May 9, 2014
| 3:05 PM
From the first, there was the voice, and with it Michael Jackson crafted beauty. The sequins and moonwalk came later.
Even as a tyke he captivated with tonal purity, and in the intervening four decades and 10 studio solo albums that voice was a unifier,...
| May 12, 2014
| 1:48 PM
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Maybe Michael Jackson saw it coming.
"Everywhere I turn, no matter where I look/The system's in control, it's all ran by the book," he sings on the title track from his second major posthumous studio...
| May 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
For nearly seven decades, top talent has descended on the Croisette for splashy parties and black-tie movie premieres. But in the past couple years, more and more actors and directors have been arriving in Cannes, Berlin and AFM for equally star-studded...
| Jul 15, 2014
A 4-foot-tall boy became an 800-foot-tall lizard in a Near Northwest Side production studio Sunday, battling monsters and wreaking havoc on a miniature Chicago.
Five-year-old Maddex, aka "Madzilla," stomped in costume through a meticulously designed set...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:36 AM
For the best showmen, connection to the crowd is paramount. To achieve it typically requires gestures both large and small.
On Monday, as Justin Timberlake performed the infectious, salsa-inspired “Let the Groove Get In” from a conveyor...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:54 AM
The On the Run tour, Jay Z and Beyonce's first co-headlining tour together, delivered the type of expensive, finely calibrated spectacle one would expect from a Forbes power couple with a corporate sponsorship on Monday night at M&T Bank Stadium.
| Jul 10, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Mr. and Mrs. Carter are currently spending the summer firing up stadiums -- and dodging rumors of marital strife -- on their joint On the Run tour.
And now, the massive production will come to television as Beyoncé and Jay Z bring their show to HBO....
| Jun 24, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Ed Sheeran's new album grew out of a question: What if James Taylor made a club record?
That's what the young British singer-songwriter said Pharrell Williams asked while the two were working on "Sing," the lead single from Sheeran's "x." Then,...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 10:06 AM
If you're looking for a celebrity role model for your daughter, look to Jennifer Lawrence or Taylor Swift or, better yet, the girls who ran the orphanage in Haiti.
Among the lesser choices, at least at the moment, would be Miley Cyrus, with her...