Near the beginning of every Playboy Jazz Festival program book is a graceful little essay titled "Coda," where casualties in jazz since the last festival are eulogized. This summer, the list seemed…
The Beatles are back in the news now that rumors have surfaced that Michael Jackson may have to sell their song catalog. The pop star is on trial in California on child molestation charges and…
When it comes to investments and business decisions, the Michael Jackson empire has been dominated by one prevailing principle: Indecision.
After launching DVD series "The Directors Label" --featuring collected odds and ends by hip helmers Michel Gondry, Spike Jonze and Chris Cunningham -- Chris Blackwell's Palm Pictures will bow further…
Portland-based R2 Entertainment is releasing the DVD debut of the "Tony Orlando and Dawn" variety TV show in a three-disc DVD set on Sept. 13.
In a first of its kind promotion, Clear Channel Music Group is partnering with AOL Music and the Backstreet Boys to offer a four-for-two ticket purchasing arrangement. Fans who buy two seated tickets…
UCLA Live will present productions from France, Poland, Uganda, Italy and the U.K. as part of its fourth International Theater Festival.
The 2006 Grammy Awards will again be held in Los Angeles at Staples Center, but will return to Wednesday night.
While the music industry waits to see how many albums Coldplay can sell in one week, Mariah Carey returns to the top of the nation's album sales chart. "The Emancipation of Mimi" moved 171,000 copies…
Canuck broadcaster Chum Television will relaunch MTV channels MTV Canada and MTV2 as Razer and PunchMuch, respectively, on June 30. Razer and PunchMuch will complement Toronto-based Chum's existing…
A U.S. District Court judge has returned the rights to four classic Funkadelic albums to George Clinton who produced and recorded the discs.