Etta James' recording of "At Last," the unofficial theme song of the Obama administration, is one of 25 recordings to be preserved for posterity by the National Recording Registry of the Library of…
Michael Goi has been named president of the American Society of Cinematographers, chosen by the organization's 16-member board of directors. Goi, 50, succeeds Daryn Okada, who served three…
Alicia Keys will be the recipient of the Golden Note kudo during ASCAP's 22nd annual Rhythm & Soul Awards.
If a handful of filmmakers get their way, they'll soon convince audiences the real Birth of the Cool predated punk music, the Summer of Love or even Elvis. Yes, the Beats are making a comeback in a…
Sasha Grey's role as an expensive call girl in Steven Soderbergh's "The Girlfriend Experience" represents a breakthrough of sorts.
In 1966 Pete Seeger co-founded the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, a nonprofit dedicated to spreading the word about rampant pollution in the Hudson River and working to restore the waterway's…
For those baby boomers who considered the music of Burt Bacharach and Hal David the height of adult sophistication, "Back to Bacharach and David" -- which opened at the Music Box @ Fonda theater…
Three major Cesar award winners are skedded to screen at the 13th annual City of Lights, City of Angels film fest, set for the Directors Guild of America April 20-26.