Drummer and producer Tommy Ramone, the last surviving original member of the influential New York punk quartet the Ramones, died Friday at his home in the Ridgewood area of Queens, New York. He was…
XLrator Media has bought U.S. distribution rights to "CBGB," starring Alan Rickman as nightclub owner Hilly Kristal, the story of the influential New York music venue and its impact on the punk rock…
Storied music producer and engineer Phil Ramone, who for half a century pushed the technological and creative boundaries of recorded music, died Saturday in New York. He was 79. Ramone had been…
Bridging the gap from "Begin the Beguine" to "Beat on the Brat," this year's inductees into the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry represent an intriguing cross-section of 20th century…
The Toronto Film Festival has opted for a return of the Asian Film Summit, which launched at last year's fest.
A federal appellate court ruled that the use of a seven-second clip of Ed Sullivan introducing the Four Seasons in the musical “Jersey Boys” did not violate copyright. In fact, the 9th Circuit Court…
CBS Radio, the country's third-largest radio broadcast group, is launching Amplify, an artist-targeted label partnership that will spotlight individual artists across its stations, with Justin…
Roundabout Theater Company a.d. Todd Haimes will receive a lifetime achievement kudo as part of the Lucille Lortel Awards ceremony, a May event to be hosted by Assif Mandvi and Maura Tierney.
Patti Smith is experiencing a period of vigorous reexamination by the general public.
Alan Rickman has landed the lead role as Gotham's famed nightclub owner Hilly Kristal in Randall Miller's "CBGB."
Hilly Kristal, owner of the nightclub that became ground zero for the American punk rock movement, died Tuesday at Cabrini Hospital in New York after a battle with lung cancer.