For well over two decades, Sonic Youth has been remarkably driven to deliver the unexpected. It's somehow fitting, then, that band members would mark the release of their new Geffen disc, "Rather…
It's Valentine's Day in June on 44th Street, with Jessica Molaskey returning to the Algonquin for a three-week stint. The exceptionally talented singer, backed by husband John Pizzarelli, takes…
The American Cinematheque’s Alternative Screen: Independent Film Showcase presents a sneak preview of independent documentary “I Build the Tower” Thursdayat the Egyptian Theater. The film is a…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Universal Pictures is putting rapper Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott in the biopic mix. Studio has acquired a pitch from scribe Dianne Houston based on Elliott's life. Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal…
Composer Gyorgy Ligeti, whose music appeared in several Stanley Kubrick films and was championed by conductors such as Esa-Pekka Salonen, died Monday in Vienna.. He was 83.
A Samuel Beckett Centenary Celebration, L.A. Chamber Orchestra's Mozart festival, Woody Allen and his New Orleans Jazz Band, plus the world premieres of Heather Woodbury's "Tale of 2Cities" and…
Will people pay for music if they know the money's going to artists and not "greedy" record labels? That's the hope of digital music start-up Lala.com, which is entering a crowded market with a…
She's back. Again. Add Barbra Streisand's name to the list that includes Cher, David Bowie and Frank Sinatra -- singers who "retired" from touring only to return.
The Dixie Chicks may be riding high at No. 1 with their new album, but they're still feeling repercussions from an anti-Bush comment made in London three years ago.
"The opening of a new Tom Stoppard is always so exciting," said one London critic on the way into the world preem of "The Invention of Love." Those words, spoken in 1997, are still true today; the…
Columbia Records president Steve Greenberg will ankle Sony BMG Music Entertainment today in the latest in a string of departures at the conglom (Daily Variety, June 2).