| Jul 1, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Amid the long, meandering BET Awards telecast on Sunday night were a number of fantastic performances. The Charlie Wilson celebration, richly deserved, was not only a perfectly executed tribute but a stellar display in its own right. How could it not be?...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Of all music criticism's favorite fallacies, few are as entrenched as the notion of superstar succession: that pop icons don't simply evolve and change over time, they are violently usurped, "Golden Bough"-style.
Robert Christgau announced Prince's...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Love Usher and Nicki Minaj? That probably means you prefer Pixar films to other kids' movies, according to a new study by Echo Nest.
The Somerville, Mass.-based music data mining company thinks it can predict your movie tastes based on the music you...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:30 PM
David Hill is no stranger to tackling big events, but that doesn't make his new job any easier.
The former Fox Sports chairman has been tapped to oversee Fox's "American Idol" and "The X Factor," both of which are in turmoil, struggling through ratings...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Professional dancer and Martinsburg native Sara Bivens will teach a master hip-hop dance class from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, July 6, at Berkeley 2000 Recreation Center, 273 Woodbury Ave., Martinsburg.
The class is for intermediate or advanced...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Forget about winners Drake, Kendrick Lamar or even lifetime achievement honoree Charlie Wilson -- the real winners at Sunday night's BET Awards were Fox Searchlight, the Weinstein Co. and Universal Pictures. Those distribs got some of the most attention...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:35 AM
Taylor Swift wore an Emilio Pucci white silk plisse halter-neck dress with sheer midriff and a train to the 2013 FiFi Awards in New York on Wednesday, where she won for celebrity fragrance of the year. [Perez Hilton]
John Galliano went on the "Charlie...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 4:13 PM
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| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Last year BET tagged its annual awards spectacle as "Too big to miss" — a phrase the network should have held for this year.
Sure, the historically unpredictable ceremony will feature dazzling performances – Justin Timberlake, Chris Brown,...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 9:15 PM
Two years ago at Powerhouse — the annual summer hip-hop concert presented by L.A.'s KPWR-FM (105.9), a.k.a. "Power 106" — the Compton rapper Problem performed on a small outdoor stage designed to showcase up-and-coming acts. In 2012 he made it...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Bums me out that San Francisco stands poised to be a world champion in yet another sport. I was up there recently and it seemed to be mostly falling down. There are no right angles in that decaying city, and termites eat better than the tourists....
| Dec 17, 2012
| 4:32 PM
To ring in the holiday season, American Idol will provide complimentary gift wrapping in local shopping centers in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas and Atlanta from Dec. 18-24. At the festive stations, shoppers can have their purchases wrapped in...