"Breakfast at Tiffany's," "A Christmas Story," "Dirty Harry" and "The Matrix" highlight an array of films deemed culturally significant enough for inclusion on the National Film Registry, Librarian…
Johnny Mercer Award
Alto saxophonist, composer, arranger and bandleader Alvy West, who worked with Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday, Anita O'Day, Steve Allen, Mel Torme and Richard Rodgers, wrote tunes with Johnny Mercer…
"Breaking Bad," "Downton Abbey, "Game of Thrones," "Homeland" and "Mad Men" received nominations in episodic drama for the 2013 Producers Guild Awards.
Woody Guthrie's legacy lives on in works of many inductees
In major spring kudos for cleffers, Songwriters Hall of Fame chairman emeritus Hal David will receive its first-ever Visionary Leadership Award, while the National Music Publishers Assn. will present…
Cleffers will get their due when the Grammy Museum installs the Songwriters Hall of Fame Gallery on Oct. 19.
PBS returns this fall with a slate full of the types of shows that consistently bring the network critical acclaim and viewer raves. Included are ground-breaking documentaries as well as art and…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences is hosting a tribute to Harold Arlen in honor of the late composer's 100th birthday. Singer-pianist Michael Feinstein has been tapped to host the salute…
Pianist Oscar Peterson is one of those artists who proves Laurie Anderson's assessment that writing about music is like dancing about architecture. Superficially he approaches jazz like countless…
"Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" is an outstanding lean film trapped in a fat film's body. Clint Eastwood's screen version of John Berendt's phenomenally successful nonfiction tome, about a…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions