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South by Southwest

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  • Concert news: Fiona Apple, Summer Spirit Fest, Firefly Music Festival, Ledisi, and more

    Concert news: Fiona Apple, Summer Spirit Fest, Firefly Music Festival, Ledisi, and more
    Fiona Apple played a short series of promotional shows earlier this year to support her upcoming album. Now, she's launching a full tour for "The Idler Wheel is Wiser" that includes stops in Baltimore and Washington D.C. Apple's mini-tour, her first...
  • October 17 - October 23 in nightlife: J. Cole, Double Dagger, Jackson Browne

    October 17 - October 23 in nightlife: J. Cole, Double Dagger, Jackson Browne
    The third Baltimore Beer Week came to a close Sunday. Over 300 tastings, homebrewing competitions and lectures were squeezed into the event's 11 days, sending thousands of beer lovers to bars in the city and the county. How did thisĀ  year's event...
  • Baltimore at CMJ Music Marathon: Lands & Peoples, Secret Mountains, Adventure, the Death Set

    Baltimore at CMJ Music Marathon: Lands & Peoples, Secret Mountains, Adventure, the Death Set
    Thousands of bands will play the CMJ Music Marathon this year, but some Baltimore bands have claimed today as their day: Lands & Peoples, Secret Mountains, Adventure and (formerly of Baltimore) the Death Set all have shows scheduled. And, later this...
  • WLRN documentary explores S. Florida soul scene of the '60s

    WLRN documentary explores S. Florida soul scene of the '60s
    Before Miami Sound Machine, Jon Secada and 2 Live Crew, there was another sound that defined South Florida's music scene. During the 1960s, a small Miami-based record label called Deep City Records helped usher a brand of Caribbean-flavored soul music...
  • Young filmmaker plays intriguing long game

    Young filmmaker plays intriguing long game
    At the moment, the face of Chicago filmmaking belongs to Joe Swanberg ("Drinking Buddies," "Happy Christmas"), the best-known and best-connected of the directors who work here when they're not working elsewhere. At the same moment, however, there are...
  • WATCH: Netflix Releases 'Print the Legend' 3D-Printing Documentary Trailer

    Will 3D printers change the world -- or fizzle in a morass of legal and technical improbabilities? Whatever your perspective, check out the official trailer for Netflix's original documentary pickup "Print The Legend," about the nascent American 3D...
  • Directors Like 'Whiplash's' Damien Chazelle Drum Up Attention With Short Films

    Like the intensely single-minded drummer Miles Teller plays in "Whiplash," its writer-director, Damien Chazelle, did not arrive on the world stage unprepared. In fact, exactly one year before his white-knuckle feature won Sundance's grand jury prize,...
  • 'Love Is Strange' MPAA rating controversy

    'Love Is Strange' MPAA rating controversy
    Funded by the studios and lousy with hypocrisy, the Motion Picture Association of America's rating system routinely leads to head-scratchers that defy logic and, in their small way, promulgate our image as a bloodthirsty yet prudish nation — crazy...
  • Review: 'Frank' ★★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Frank' ★★&#9733 1/2
    An extraordinarily well-sustained one-joke movie, Lenny Abrahamson's "Frank" has no earthly reason to function beyond the 10-minute point. And yet there it is: a functioning, funny, weirdly touching fable of artistic angst and aspiration, a meditation...
  • Iceland wows movie producer from Orlando

    Iceland wows movie producer from Orlando
    Film producer Christina Jennings is giving new meaning to going on location. The former Orlando resident so loved Iceland while making the movie “Land Ho!” that she will move there next month. “I was just completely taken with it,&...
  • Mary Elizabeth Winstead's 'Faults' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Screen Media Films has acquired U.S. rights to thriller "Faults," starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Leland Orser. "Faults," which premiered at South by Southwest, also stars Beth Grant, Chris Ellis, Jon Gries and Lance Reddick. Riley Stearns...
  • 2014 MTV Video Music Awards look to revive the old, break the new

    2014 MTV Video Music Awards look to revive the old, break the new
    A few years ago Adam Levine had some tough words for MTV ahead of its annual Video Music Awards spectacle. “The VMA's. One day a year when MTV pretends to still care about music. I'm drawing a line in the sand,” the Maroon 5 frontman wrote...