| Jul 25, 2011
| 5:39 PM
Tweeting may help you keep up on current issues or follow the shenanigans of celebrities, but it’s not often attributed as helping people’s dreams come true.
But that’s exactly what happened to Ballard’s Sharon Feliciano....
| Jul 31, 2011
As Chicago prepares for the 20th edition of Lollapalooza next weekend, here are 10 notes about music festivals:
1 Creedence Clearwater Revival was the first big-name band lined up for Woodstock, the mother of all rock music festivals. The group's signing...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 7:05 PM
U2 made history last weekend as the band wrapped up its 110th show in Moncton, New Brunswick in Canada.
The 360 tour began in Barcelona, Spain in June of 2009 and took in more than 30 countries across the globe. The group sold more than seven million...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 3:17 PM
Amid accusations that Willow Creek Community Church promotes an “anti-gay agenda,” the Rev. Bill Hybels today tried to clear the air by clarifying the church’s views on homosexuality.
“We challenge homosexuals and heterosexuals to...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 10:55 AM
Who's Gonna Lead?
Last week's announcement that transgender child of the stars, Chaz Bono, would be a contestant on TV's "Dancing With The Stars" has brought some controversy to the show. But it's not just some of the nasty and negative public reaction...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 10:30 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Gay and lesbian rights activists are responding to controversy surrounding the casting of transgender spokesperson, Chaz Bono, on the upcoming 13th season of "Dancing With the Stars."
Attorney Gloria Allred and lesbian rights...
| May 20, 2011
| 3:00 PM
| May 25, 2011
| 10:19 PM
LOS ANGELES -- "American Idol" fans picked Scotty McCreery as the 10th season champion Wednesday night.
McCreery, 17, beat Lauren Alaina, 16, in the show's all-country, youngest-ever finale. The two singers generated 122.4 million votes, the most in...
| May 28, 2011
— What makes Jane Fonda say "wow"? A bigger-than-capacity crowd of more than 200 booksellers waiting to hear about her latest, "Prime Time: Creating a Great Third Act," a rousing manual for aging well.
FOR THE RECORD:
| Jan 24, 2010
| 7:42 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Organizers for the all-star "Hope for Haiti Now" telethon say the event raised $57 million -- and counting.
"The public has set a new standard of giving for a relief telethon with 'Hope for Haiti Now,' and the donations continue to come...
| Jun 20, 2008
Music documentaries are musical sermons in cinematic form. Some offer revelations, films that take us into a genre of music or the psyche of a musician. Others are preached to the choir, films built on inside information that only the already-converted...