| Jan 29, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Loose and ebullient, "Tattoo" sees worlds collide as the omnisexual leader of an anarchist cabaret troupe falls in love with an 18-year-old soldier serving Brazil's military dictatorship in 1978, just before the next year's amnesty law would commence a...
| Jan 31, 2014
In December, in the thick of tributes that poured in following the death of Nelson Mandela, South Africa's Soweto Gospel Choir chose to eulogize their leader with an abrupt, but no less affecting, flash-mob-style performance in a grocery store. Posing...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 8:46 AM
The Hampton History Museum is continuing its Front Porch Concert Series with a diverse set of regional performers ranging from bluegrass standout Bill Jenkins to cabaret-jazz singer Becky Livas.
Livas -- mother of WAVY-TV, Channel 10, news anchor Nicole...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 8:56 AM
The Palm Springs International Film Festival gala or, as Tom Hanks called it, "This little, intimate, Sonny Bono rec-room chicken dinner get-together for two-and-a-half-thousand people," took place Saturday night. Meryl Streep picked up an award. So did...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 10:19 AM
Imagine Dragons, the Flaming Lips, Cold War Kids and Colbie Caillat are among eight acts confirmed to play a new-generation Human Rights Concert benefiting Amnesty International on Feb. 5 at the Barclays Center in New York.
Lauryn Hill, Tegan and Sara,...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The Palm Springs Film Festival announced its juried awards winners Saturday, with the audience award to be announced Sunday.The FIPRESCI critics' prize went to Belgium's "The Broken Circle Breakdown," while the FIPRESCI actor prize went to Mads...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 10:30 AM
On the eve of the Golden Globes, Sean Penn gathered an impressive group of A-listers and organized a surprise U2 performance for his third annual Help Haiti Home gala, which raised approximately $6 million benefitting J/P Haitian Relief Organization....
| Jan 12, 2014
| 8:43 PM
"12 Years a Slave" went into the 71st Golden Globe Awards on Sunday night with seven nominations but was passed over again and again. That is, until the last award of the evening, and arguably the best of them all. The harrowing portrayal of slavery in...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Remember who won supporting actor Sunday night at the Golden Globes? Or screenplay? Or score? Best movie — well there are two of those, so it's confusing before they even get to the envelope.
What stays with you is the intimacy, the...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 7:15 PM
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. takes plenty of grief from those who don’t view the organization in the same esteem as, say, the storied Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
But the HFPA has a staunch defender in Bono, who seemed to urge...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Shakespeare and contemporary popular music might seem like strange bedfellows, but his plays have a way of coalescing with whatever musical style is thrown their way. A rock version of "Two Gentlemen of Verona" won the Tony for best musical in 1972,...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:23 PM
"Cowboy" Jack Clement, maybe the most important figure in country music that most fans don’t know, died Thursday at his home in Nashville after battling liver cancer. He was 82.
Clement was one of the most revered musicians, producers,...