Peter Bogdanovich and Mira Nair have been tapped to receive awards at this year’s Woodstock Film Festival, with the 14th annual fest in upstate New York announcing its complete 2013 slate and adding…
Donald Byrd, the influential jazz trumpeter, composer and educator, died Feb. 4. He was 80.
Nothing's trivial about the Emmys to the actors themselves, but that doesn't mean that there isn't interesting trivia surrounding this year's Emmy nominations. To wit:
The nation's capital embraced five titans of the performing arts Sunday night at the 34th annual Kennedy Center Honors, this city's premiere gathering of political and entertainment nobility.
Meryl Streep, Neil Diamond, Barbara Cook, Yo-Yo Ma and jazz great Sonny Rollins have been selected to receive this year's Kennedy Center Honors.
Issues of black and white are precisely what pic is about.
The sounds and textures of Elliot Goldenthal's movie scores span the globe -- from the Ireland of his Oscar-nominated "Michael Collins" and the Mexico of his Oscar-winning "Frida" to the Chicago of…
This evening, Gayle played the set in the guise of "Streets," a character he employs when he's at his most message-oriented. Dressed in Emmett Kelly mufti, complete with clown nose and moth-eaten…
Despite eclectic lineups in other cities, the JVC Jazz Festival's annual Hollywood Bowl edition has come to stand for just one thing: easy-listening, so-called contemporary jazz. While there was an…
The forcibly non-distractive nature of the Jazz Bakery's country-chapel asceticism greatly enhanced Paul Bley's sublime demonstration of the piano's spectral possibilities with spare, sensitive…