| Oct 22, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Avon Police Officer Todd Akerley interacted with his D.A.R.E students online and through text messages, and while his communications were not criminal or predatory, the middle-schoolers did find them "weird" and "creepy," according to an internal...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:23 AM
If Casey Abrams has his way, the Top 10 contestant on the 2011 season of “American Idol” ill play venues the size of Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, where he plays tonight, for the rest of his career. “I’m......
| Oct 10, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Kenneth Edmonds is more than just a Babyface. He's an R&B legend with Grammys, multi-platinum records and chart-topping singles under his belt; a father; and a philanthropist.
Edmonds is involved with numerous charitable organizations, including the...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 6:15 AM
As Walter White would surely tell you, slinging drugs is a dirty job. But if you’re going to do it, own up and do it right. On his new album, “My Name Is My Name,” rapper Pusha T does just that, boasting that he “sold more dope...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Jermaine Dupri is responsible for some of Mariah Carey’s most undeniable hits -- “We Belong Together,” “Always Be My Baby” and “Shake It Off,” to name a few -- and now he will guide her career too.
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Clear Channel Media and Entertainment is bringing a new music venue to the Los Angeles area, the radio conglomerate announced Thursday.
The iHeartRadio Theater Los Angeles, which will be located at the Burbank Studios in the former home of “The...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Lee Daniels' The Butler
PG-13; Forest Whitaker, David Banner, Mariah Carey, Alex Pettyfer, Oprah Winfrey, John Cusack, James Marsden. Based on a true story, Cecil Gaines served as a butler in the White House for eight terms, major events such as the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Mariah Carey, Enrique Iglesias, David Bowie and Bonnie Tyler are among many performers who've sung the praise of heroes in their songs. Carey's ballad, "Hero" (1993), written by Walter Afanasieff, includes the lyrics:
"Lord knows dreams are hard to...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"WHAT'S the best book you've read so far this year?" asked The New York Times of James McBride. (He is the author of 'The Color of Water' and "The Good Lord Bird.")
His answer had more people talking than I've heard in lit circles in ages. His answer...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:50 PM
It is a long, hot afternoon of waiting in Douglas Park, on the city's West Side. The Soul Children of Chicago, Walt Whitman's long-running, mostly gospel powerhouse choir, is on the bill at a Dwyane Wade foundation charity event, but the concert started...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Christina Aguilera gets poetic when describing how it feels to have no winner under her belt as a coach/judge on "The Voice."
The 32-year-old singer, after taking last season off, returns to her spot in the big, twirling red chair on NBC's...