Mexican-American singer Lila Downs confronts immigration debate in new album

Long an advocate for rural communities in her native Mexico, singer Lila Downs is now adding inflections of cumbia and electro to...

Celine Dion to release first album since husband’s death

Canadian singer Celine Dion will release today her first album produced without direct input from her longtime manager and husband Rene Angelil, who died...

Music icon Aretha Franklin dies at 76

Aretha Franklin, the music legend, icon and Grammy-winning singer celebrated as the "Queen of Soul," died at her home in Detroit yesterday, her longtime...

James Bond star Roger Moore dead at 89

British actor Roger Moore, who played James Bond over two decades with a suave wit, died yesterday aged 89, drawing tributes for his portrayal...

Jason Isbell extends legacy at Americana Honors and Awards

Singer songwriter Jason Isbell won album of the year and song of the year at the 2016 Americana Honors and Awards show, extending his...

Film maker George Lucas breaks ground on LA narrative museum

"Star Wars" film maker George Lucas broke ground on his new $1 billion story-telling museum on Wednesday, saying it will embrace art of all...

French film star Depardieu questioned in rape probe

French police have questioned film star Gerard Depardieu over allegations that he raped a young actress, which he strongly denies, a police source said...

‘Afghan Star’ TV show winner to fight Taleban with music

The first woman to win the Afghan version of American Idol says she will fight the Taleban with her music, embracing a...

Hollywood awards season kicks off with Golden Globes noms

Hollywood's annual carnival of awards shows began yesterday with the nominations for the Golden Globes-the starting gun in the race for the Oscars. The...

In striking debut, New York Philharmonic maestro embraces new

  Opening his era in charge of the New York Philharmonic, Jaap van Zweden could not have been clearer that he welcomes fresh ideas. The...

Director, radio boss implicated in another Hollywood abuse scandal

 More women come out with stories of abuse Blockbuster director Brett Ratner and the head of news at American radio station NPR were drawn into...

Virsky group presents Ukrainian folk dance in Kuwait

A visiting Ukrainian national folk dance ensemble enthralled the audience in the packed hall of Abdulhussein Abdulredha Theatre...

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