Young people prefer to download film and music illegally because they don't think that the biz is capable of giving bang for their buck.
Bono, members of New Order and Depeche Mode will be among guests -- and some of them might perform -- at the opening night bash of the Cannes Film Festival sidebar Directors Fortnight on May 17…
Wembley Stadium in London will witness the reunion of mock heavy-metal outfit Spinal Tap as part of the lineup for Al Gore's Live Earth global concerts July 7. Band, featured in the 1984 mockumentary…
Live Nation is renaming Gotham's Gramercy Theater as the Blender Theater at Gramercy in a branding effort with Blender magazine. Live Nation will book the venue with plans for about 250 concerts…
A musical set to Beatles tunes that's cast with up-and-coming actors and combines live action, animation and surrealist effects is a film that, it's safe to say, defies neat categorization.
Warner Music Group Corp. and Bertelsmann AG have settled claims relating to the P2P music-swapping service Napster. The settlement covers the resolution of the legal claims of WMG's recorded music…
The Queen of Soul is looking for a few good subjects. Auditions for singing and non-singing parts in a musical production based on Aretha Franklin's autobiography will be held May 1-3 in suburban…
Music producer and manager Lee Magid, who worked with Della Reese for more than 60 years, died March 31 in Los Angeles. He was 80.
For her eighth annual spring turn at the Oak Room, Karen Akers offers the music of prolific Broadway composer Jule Styne. "Simply Styne" is an hour abundant with tuneful memories, including "Bells…
Local 47 will have a lot to talk about at tonight's meeting. L.A. musicians have placed the American Federation of Musicians on notice: Shape up or face possible decertification as their…