| Sep 13, 2012
Perhaps it shouldn’t have been surprising that the man who’s taken 12 years-and-counting between albums would be running late.
Yet I was still shocked when long-dormant R&B singer D’Angelo took the stage Thursday at United Center nearly...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 8:35 PM
Mary J. Blige and D’Angelo: Blige always sings like it’s a psychological imperative, a riveting performer with a fiercely loyal fan base. But the real story here is the first major tour by D’Angelo in more than a decade. Once a rising R&...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 9:53 AM
The road this week to Charlotte, N.C., was paved with misconceptions. At the Democratic National Convention, mine included expectations for a cab on a rainy opening day, as I spent an hour outside my motel with a trio of button salesmen down from New...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 10:49 AM
A soundtrack of rock-music standards remains at the heart of this stage hit as director Adam Shankman ("Hairspray") brings it to the screen. Also somewhat standard is its main plot of a small-town girl ("Dancing With the Stars" veteran Julianne Hough) and...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Clint Eastwood's soliloquy about unoccupied furniture has been the most entertaining spectacle to emerge from this year's party conventions so far, although the Democratic Party will make its own go of it with a big roster of pop musicians this week....
| Jul 19, 2012
| 6:40 AM
Stylist to the stars and host of the VH1 Show "Styled By June" June Ambrose spoke with Frances Rivera and Sukanya Krishan to talk about the hottest trends for the summer.
Ambrose put together several affordable looks that sizzle in summer and can even...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Hairstylist Kim Kimble has had an exciting year, even by the standards of someone who is used to styling some of the most famous heads in Hollywood (including Beyonce, Mary J. Blige, Kelly Rowland and Shakira). Long a force behind the scenes -- styling...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 11:48 AM
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Thank you, Mr. Jones! It sounds like you finally stopped listening to dummies and just did what you do best. From the intro song (appropriately titled "No Introduction"),"Life is God" finds you spouting the honest and entertaining stream...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Newport News will emerge as a musical hotspot this July 4. Of course, most communities have live music and fireworks. Newport News is importing Carbon Leaf, a Richmond-based band that's rocked many a St. Patrick's Day event here.
"We are excited about...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Fashion News June 18, 2012: Debbie Reynolds and Warren Beatty are among the celebs who celebrate the Beverly Hills Hotel's 100th birthday. Vogue Editor in Chief Anna Wintour emerges as a political force. And more news....
| Jun 16, 2012
| 8:44 PM
Patrons waiting to get into trendy SoHo hotspots, W.i.P. and Greenhouse Saturday night, got a rude awakening, when the NYPD showed up and shut them down for code violations. They can thank the Drake/Chris Brown melee of last Thursday for putting the...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Live: Lil Kim driven to give till it hurts: The hip-hop diva's ambitious if erratic show was almost too much for the compact confines of Key Club....