Saturday, March 21, 2015
Samuel Charters, a novelist and music historian of American blues, folk and jazz, has died. He was 85.
Hip-hop pioneer Russell Simmons announced plans Thursday for a Broadway musical that aims to span the history of the rap musical genre.
Miley Cyrus surprised the audience Thursday during a South by Southwest event featuring a slew of rappers, including her producer Mike WiLL Made-It.
With a standard-setting finale to its first season reaching 17.6 million viewers, Fox's music business drama “Empire” has proven that it's still possible for broadcast television to create big hits.
A film company that is bringing the rapper Drake to the big screen has filed a lawsuit against its own star over a tweet.
Friday, March 20, 2015
Mexico has plenty of murderous and eccentric drug lords, but its image-conscious government did not want the new James Bond film “Spectre” to feature a Mexican villain when 007 comes blazing into town.
Taiwanese musicians are set to perform at the annual South By Southwest (SXSW) music festival in Austin, Texas from Thursday.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Spain said Tuesday it had unearthed the apparent remains of a literary giant, “Don Quixote” author Miguel de Cervantes, in a Madrid convent almost 400 years after his death.
It's been called the biggest art heist in U.S. history, perhaps the biggest in the world. But 25 years later, the theft of 13 works from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum remains unsolved.
The art collection of the late former chairman of Goldman Sachs is heading to auction.