Thursday, June 26, 2014
“Star Wars” creator George Lucas announced Tuesday that he has picked Chicago to host his much-anticipated museum of art and movie memorabilia, in a major victory for the nation's third-largest city.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Michael Jackson fans will place flowers on his grave in Los Angeles this week to mark the fifth anniversary of his death, but half a decade on, the pop icon's financial fortunes are positively blooming.
South Korean actor and hip hop artist So Ji-sub is set to hold his first-ever Taiwan “fanmeet” on Saturday in Taipei, his agent said Tuesday, the day the 36-year-old released his latest single, “18 Years.”
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Grand Ole Opry member Jimmy C. Newman, known for mixing Cajun and country music, has died. Opry publicist Jessie Schmidt said Newman died in Nashville on Saturday after a brief illness. He was 86.
Friday, June 20, 2014
Taiwan will be the first overseas stop next month for South Korean singer and actor Kim Hyun-joong's last tour before beginning his compulsory military service.
Newly retired from “The Tonight Show,” television host Jay Leno is now being awarded the top U.S. humor prize for following in the tradition of satire and social commentary of Mark Twain, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced Wednesday.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
C. David Burgin, a longtime editor who gained a reputation as a troubleshooter for fading newspapers, died Monday at his home in Houston after a lengthy illness. He was 75.
Monday, June 16, 2014
San Francisco politicians and property groups are rolling out the welcome mat for George Lucas' collection of American art and movie memorabilia in an effort to keep the “Star Wars” creator from building his proposed museum in Chicago or Los Angeles.
Sunday, June 15, 2014
Angelina Jolie has been made an honorary dame in Queen Elizabeth II's birthday honors list released Friday, as Britain paid tribute to the Hollywood star for her efforts to combat warzone rape.
Jimmy Scott, a jazzman with an ethereal man-child voice who found success late in life with the Grammy-nominated “All the Way,” has died. He was 88.