| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:30 PM
It's safe to expect scores of sex scenes from "About Last Night" -- the film adaptation of David Mamet's 1970s play "Sexual Perversity in Chicago." The movie, like the stage production and Edward Zwick's original '80s big-screen adaptation of the same...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:22 AM
Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. FALL OUT BOY When Fall Out Boy played Philadelphia’s Electric Factory in May, the sold-out crowd reacted insanely. Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz The response was clearly for the......
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:22 PM
When an artist has a massive hit with her first single, as British pop singer Cher Lloyd did with her song “Want U Back” last year, it can lead to all sorts of hand-wringing about how to follow it up.......
| Sep 6, 2013
It would be easy to dismiss most singers who get their big break on reality TV and young pop stars whose appearances inevitably include throngs of shrieking teenagers.
Still, you have to admit that many of the earworms released by English singer Cher...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Does Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" sound too much like one of its disco-funk ancestors?
No way, says Pharrell Williams, who co-wrote and produced the Thicke hit.
Though it recently finished a 12-week run atop Billboard's Hot 100, "Blurred Lines"...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The NAACP announced nominees for its 45th annual Image Awards, with Weinstein Co. nabbing 17 bids in the film categories thanks to "The Butler," "Fruitvale Station" and "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," followed by Fox Searchlight, with seven, for "12...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 9:34 AM
Hebru Brantley's trip to Miami Beach for the high-profile Art Basel art show was winding down when the Chicago-based street artist and De La Salle Institute alum was told there was one more potential customer who wanted to meet him right before his flight...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Big Boi is a serial collaborator, one of those endlessly curious artists who’s always thinking “what if?” when he charges into a new project. As one-half of OutKast, Big Boi helped expand the language of hip-hop. As a solo artist, he&...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 9:08 AM
2 stars (out of 4)
In 2007, Robin Thicke went from promising singer-songwriter to a performer on the cusp of stardom with a million-selling album, “The Evolution of Robin Thicke,” and the hit single “Lost Without You.” But...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The powerful narcotic popped up on the cultural grid around the turn of the millennium. A Texas producer-remixer named DJ Screw paid homage to its woozy, heavy-lidded high by dramatically slowing down beats and vocals to replicate the drug's sleepwalker...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:00 PM
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 — “...