LUNCHED recently with Sotheby's Jamie Niven in Michaels where we sat cheek by jowl with producer Diane Sokolow and Jennifer Holliday, the original Effie of "Dreamgirls" on Broadway. Nearby was a…
A&E has signed a deal with Ice Cube to produce "Good in the Hood," the pilot of a proposed hourlong reality series dealing with reform and redemption.
Edgar Baitzel, the European opera artistic exec who guided the growth of L.A. Opera alongside Placido Domingo, died Sunday after a brief battle with cancer. He was 51.
Levon Helm, former drummer for the Band, is suing a Manhattan advertising firm over the use of the band's signature song, "The Weight," in a television commercial.
The 14th MTV Europe Music Awards will be held Nov. 1 in Munich, marking the third time the show will have taken place in Germany since the ceremony premiered in Berlin in 1994.
In a first in Germany, Herbert Kloiber's production shingle Clasart has acquired live broadcast rights to the New York Metropolitan Opera's "The Barber of Seville."
In its earliest days, jazz was about as interactive a medium as one could imagine, all but insisting that audience members dance, bop or otherwise make themselves an integral part of the performance.
Starbucks and Concord Music Group, which partnered on Ray Charles' "Genius Loves Company" and Sergio Mendes' "Timeless," have created a joint record label, Hear Music, that will issue its first…
If you were going to draw the map of Jersey Shore music, Bruce Springsteen would be on one pole and Antonella Barba, the recently rejected "American Idol" contestant, the other. My Chemical Romance…
To many diehard Beatle fans and critics, Yoko Ono is the "dragon lady" of rock. So it wasn't surprising last week that Ono put the kibosh on a public screening of "Three Days in the Life," a doc…
While rumors of a Jackson 5 reunion tour continue to simmer, some Michael Jackson fans apparently couldn't wait for his next official appearance.