B.B. King was a guitar player’s guitar player, a seminal force who exerted a strong influence over two generations of musicians. King had long served as an ambassador of the blues in the rock ‘n…
Singer-guitarist B.B. King, the "King of the Blues" who helped define his genre's electrified postwar sound and became the music's best-known international ambassador, has died. He was 89. His…
Blues legend B.B. King has been forced to cancel the rest of his tour after being diagnosed with dehydration and exhaustion. According to the official website of the 89-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of…
Singer Bobby "Blue" Bland, one of the most prolific R&B and blues hitmakers of the '50s, '60s and '70s, died Sunday after a long illness. He was 83. Memphis' WREG-TV reported Bland’s death. The…
It’s curtains for the Gibson Amphitheater, as the concert venue, active since 1972, is winding down to make room for Universal Studios Hollywood’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Universal also…
Clowns rule in “Old Hats,” a brilliant oddball of a show written and performed by Bill Irwin and David Shiner, who originally teamed up to create their 1993 Tony-winning tour de force, “Fool Moon.”…
The Writers Guild of America East will hold a tribute to the late Nora Ephron at the guild's awards ceremonies on Sunday.
A strong candidate for limited release, the pic thrusts a forgotten pioneer back into the limelight while illuminating a part of rock history.
The Writers Guild of America East has tapped screenwriter and director David Koepp to receive the Ian McClellan Hunter Award for career achievement.
Raucous humor at the B.B. King House of Blues was directed at the many Writers Guild Award winners who opted to collect statuettes in Los Angeles on Sunday. Meanwhile, Mandy Patinkin uncovered a big…