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  • Imagine Dragons, Flaming Lips top Feb. 5 Amnesty concert

    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,...
  • 'Broken Circle Breakdown,' 'Finding Vivian Maier' Among Palm Springs Film Fest Winners

    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...
  • Sean Penn Gathers Celebs to Help Haiti Home, U2 Closes Out the Night

    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....
  • Golden Globes 2014: '12 Years,' 'Hustle,' Blanchett among top winners

    Golden Globes 2014: '12 Years,' 'Hustle,' Blanchett among top winners
    "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...
  • Golden Globes 2014: Tina, Amy, Leonardo let us in on the fun

    Golden Globes 2014: Tina, Amy, Leonardo let us in on the fun
    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. Who cares? What stays with you is the intimacy, the...
  • Golden Globes 2014: Bono says, 'Don't diss the HFPA'

    Golden Globes 2014: Bono says, 'Don't diss the HFPA'
    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...
  • Sean Penn & Friends -- including Bono -- gather to 'Help Haiti Home'

    Sean Penn & Friends -- including Bono -- gather to 'Help Haiti Home'
    The event: ”Help Haiti Home,” staged by Sean Penn & Friends and presented at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills by Giorgio Armani to benefit the J/P Haitian Relief Organization. Anderson Cooper served as host and ceremonies ended with a...
  • Michael Jackson tour could have made $1.5 billion, accountant says

    Michael Jackson tour could have made $1.5 billion, accountant says
    Michael Jackson would have earned $1.1 billion to $1.5 billion if his ill-fated "This Is It" concerts in London had turned into a worldwide tour, an accountant with decades of experience working with pop music acts testified Monday in downtown Los...
  • St. Pat's Weekend Preview: Bono vs. Bono, brews and Snoop

    St. Pat's Weekend Preview: Bono vs. Bono, brews and Snoop
    So last weekend’s St. Pat’s parades and events were, to quote the bard Allen Iverson, just practice. Practice, man. This is St. Patrick’s Day weekend. A St. Pat’s party featuring the probably-not-Irish DJ Laz and not one but...
  • Storied crooner to headline Sands Bethlehem Event Center

     
    A storied singer of standards and popular music who has won 15 Grammy Awards and had albums reach platinum status 44 years apart has been announced as an addition to the summer lineup at Sands Bethlehem Event Center. Tony Bennett,......
  • U2's Bono says Jesus Christ was 'punk rock,' Psalms are 'the Blues'

     
    "Jesus didn't have many manners as we now know," Bono tells Focus on the Family. "When people say 'good teacher,' 'prophet,' 'really nice guy,' ... this is not how Jesus thought of himself."...
  • Boston re-creates hits precisely (except for vocals) at Musikfest. But is that a good thing?

     
    On Tuesday at Musikfest’s Americaplatz free stage, 2U, a cover band, played the music of U2. None of the members were really in U2, but the singer was a reasonable facsimile of Bono’s voice, the guitar was precisely the same......