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  • Armin van Buuren, Avicii tapped for Disney remix album

    Armin van Buuren, Avicii tapped for Disney remix album
    "Let It Go," the soaring showstopper from “Frozen,” has an unlikely remix coming out soon. The Academy Award-winning smash sung by Idina Menzel got a reworking by Dutch electronic dance music DJ Armin van Buuren. His remix is just one of...
  • Vans to donate proceeds to SXSW victims; House of Vans shows back on

    Vans to donate proceeds to SXSW victims; House of Vans shows back on
    Apparel company Vans and Austin, Texas, club the Mohawk have announced they will make donations to the victims and families affected when a car plowed through a crowd of revelers at the South by Southwest music festival. The Thursday incident, which...
  • Disney's 'Frozen' crosses $1-billion mark with Japan still to go

    The still-hot "Frozen" has joined the billion-dollar box-office club.  Disney's animated fairy tale musical is expected to pass $1 billion in worldwide ticket sales on Sunday, according to studio estimates.   "Frozen," which was released wide in the...
  • 'Divergent' likely to pass box-office test; 'Muppets' looks solid

    Teen sci-fi should rule the box office this weekend, with the highly anticipated "Divergent" poised for a strong launch of a new franchise.    "Divergent," from Lionsgate's Summit Entertainment, could generate $55 million or more in ticket sales from...
  • SXSW 2014: Lil Wayne, EDM and the future of African digital music

    “If I forgot anybody, sorry, I just smoked before I came out here,” Lil Wayne said to guffaws from the overflowing room at the Austin Convention Center during the 2014 South by Southwest festival. “Shoutout to Willie Nelson.”...
  • SXSW 2014: Side Effect is first Myanmar band to play at festival

    SXSW 2014: Side Effect is first Myanmar band to play at festival
    On March 15, while much of Austin, Texas, was drowning in music and marketing and thousands of tiny bands were running the streets trying to make a dent, history was being made on a little stage at B.D. Riley's. Chances are you didn't hear about Side...
  • '300: Rise of an Empire' likely to top 'Peabody & Sherman'

    '300: Rise of an Empire' likely to top 'Peabody & Sherman'
    An army of ancient Greeks is poised to beat a preternaturally smart cartoon dog at the box office this weekend.  "300: Rise of an Empire," a 3-D sequel to 2007's "300," is expected to gross about $45 million in ticket sales in the U.S. and Canada...
  • This week's on-sales: Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden, KISS and more

    This week's on-sales: Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden, KISS and more
    A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses. Hollywood Bowl Nine Inch Nails & Soundgarden, Aug. 25 (Friday) Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Nine Inch Nails & Soundgarden, Aug. 22; KISS & Def Leppard, July 5;...
  • Gas Prices Are Up, but So Is Average MPG

     
    There are plenty of Americans who purchase a high-mileage vehicle for environmental reasons, and sales of plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles surged 84 percent in 2013. But when you start comparing the steady rise in sales of higher-fuel-economy...
  • GM Offers Employee Pricing to Owners in Ignition Recall

     
    GM is now offering employee pricing on a new GM vehicle to owners of 2.6 million small cars under recall for faulty ignition switches. Some 2.2 million of those recalls ??? a slew of 2000s-era Saturns, Chevrolets and Pontiacs ???......
  • Maryland Mega Millions jackpot winner claims ticket, remains anonymous

    Maryland Mega Millions jackpot winner claims ticket, remains anonymous
    The Maryland winner of one of the largest lottery jackpots in U.S. history has come forward but wishes to remain anonymous, Maryland Lottery officials said Tuesday. The winner bought one of two winning tickets in the March 18 drawing for a $414...