In recent weeks, this reporter has received seemingly conflicting statements about summertime events claiming to be the grandaddy of music festivals. Festival Intl. de Jazz de Montreal, the 34th…
Festival International de Jazz de Montreal
Chet Flippo, renowned music journalist who worked for outlets including Rolling Stone, Billboard and CMT, died June 19 in Nashville following a lengthy illness. He was 69. He was serving as editorial…
George Jones, the "King of Broken Hearts" whose honky-tonk balladry defined the highest level of emotion-wracked country singing, died Friday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. He…
Multimedia f/x company uses X-Agora to create concert spectacle
Those who grouse about the lack of progressive jazz at the Playboy Jazz Festival got their long-sought reward at the end of a long day on Sunday night when Spectrum Road took the stage.
The bonds of friendship and family endure in this melodramatic paean to motherhood .
An Algerian immigrant faces a steep learning curve when he's hired as a substitute teacher in Montreal in "Monsieur Lazhar," the most polished and mainstream effort yet from Quebec scribe-helmer…
Roman Polanski's all-too-faithful adaptation of a bestseller is low on sustained tension.
The proof's missing from the pudding in playwright David Auburn's writing-helming debut, "The Girl in the Park," a tonally disparate New York City-set pic that veers uneasily between melodrama and…
Recalling a memorable era in U.S. cinema -- the first half of the '70s -- when European attitudes to character and social setting cross-fertilized with solidly American subject matter, "The Day the…