The Palm Springs Short Film Fest & Market has named producer Kathleen McInnis director of the Sept. 20-26 event. With 350 films from more than 40 countries, the 11th edition is the largest event for…
Nigeria's Femi Kuti, son of the great Fela and firmly established as a guiding force in modern Afrobeat, storms a stage like few other entertainers in the world. A perf from the…
Inspired by a tabloid headline from the Weekly World News, "Bat Child Found in Cave," this musical is a batty blend of old AIP horror films, "My Fair Lady" and sentimental family sagas that urge…
For fans still yearning for someone to get the Led out live lo this many years later, Robert Plant was surprisingly willing to meet them more than halfway Sunday, effectively blending old and new and…
Nine seasons on, the Henry Mancini Institute is expanding its stylistic reach ever further. A glance at its concert schedule this summer reveals bewildering variety and greater chance-taking…
The first sounds heard at Beck's Gibson Amphitheater show were drums -- lots of drums. Every member of his five-piece band walked onstage and added another layer to a polyrhythmic beat that turned…
With Disney's official announcement Monday that Daniel Battsek had been tapped president of Miramax Films, the company landed back in the acquisition business, effective immediately.
The Norwegian woman at the center of Roman Polanski's successful libel action against Vanity Fair has belatedly supported the film director's claim that he never touched her or even spoke to her.