| Mar 21, 2014
| 3:30 PM
In regard to weight, Jennifer Hudson's biggest concern these days might be finding a shelf sturdy enough to bear the weight of her numerous awards. Her Oscar and Grammy wins represent but a small portion of the recognition she has received. But body...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Hollywood's role in promoting enrollment in the Affordable Care Act was on display in the final hours before a deadline for coverage this year, as John Legend, Jared Leto and Kerry Washington were among a wave of figures tweeting a link to Healthcare....
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Mary J. Blige, Maxwell, Jill Scott, ASAP Rocky, Rick Ross, Trey Songz and Jennifer Hudson will anchor the 2014 BET Experience.
The Black Entertainment Television network announced the first crop of performers tapped for the second year of its...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Singer and actress Jennifer Hudson, a Chicago native, will perform at the closing night party for international travel buyers, suppliers and journalists attending IPW, a five-day event under way at McCormick Place.
Originally, house music legend Frankie...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 12:34 PM
Future and the Roots are the latest additions to the 2014 BET Experience.
The sing-songy Atlanta rapper and the Philly hip-hop band will headline late-night concerts during the three-day festival slated for June, the Black Entertainment Television...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Miami-based Carnival Cruise Lines Wednesday unveiled a new first-of-its-kind experience in the cruise industry, called the Carnival LIVE Concert Series.
The new entertainment offering will give guests the opportunity to enjoy an exclusive onboard...
| Apr 8, 2014
The Shannon Rovers played the bagpipes, green-jacketed volunteers and labor reps cheered wildly and the Chicago Bucket Boys street performers tapped out frenetic rhythms as international travel buyers and journalists wound their way into McCormick Place...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 12:52 PM
“Each name lives up to the adjective he or she deserves.”
That’s the back-slapping tautology Clive Davis used to introduce some of the A-list entertainers who’d gathered for the record mogul’s annual pre-Grammy Awards...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 2:06 PM
WASHINGTON — Beyonce and Stevie Wonder rocked the White House at a star-studded, late-night dance party celebrating first lady Michelle Obama's 50th birthday, two guests told the Tribune on Sunday.
President Barack Obama and daughters Malia and...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
First Lady Michelle Obama is hosting a screening and discussion at the White House on Wednesday of "The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete," which Lionsgate released last fall.
The movie -- about two inner-city kids left to fend for themselves in the...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:30 PM
With another set of deadlines looming to enroll in a healthcare plan, a group of Hollywood supporters of Obamacare are staging a 6-hour livestream event on Thursday aimed at getting young people covered.
Funny or Die, Maker Studios and YouTube Studios...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 12:54 PM
“American Idol” has done the unthinkable: It's gone back to basics.
After years of trying to find its mojo with high profile judges and format switches, the aging singing franchise has dialed it down for its latest season, which premieres...