Amid the celebrity frenzy of Miami’s Art Basel, one big name was spotted kicking it casually in the Florida city over the weekend.
Less than a week after leaving ABC’s “Good Morning America” for an upcoming job on The Weather Channel, a dressed-down Sam Champion was spied dining al fresco with hubby Rubem Robierb and a few other gents at Balans on Lincoln Road.
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Forget five golden rings – ’tis the season of funk. So declares the Cali connection of DJ/ producer Damon Riddick (aka Dâm-Funk) and Snoop Lion -- billed here as Snoopzilla -- who team up here for a selection of cosmic, George Clinton-worshipping cuts of classic, trunk-rattling West Coast funk, complete with hand-drawn jacket art that cries out "1992." From the sternum-shaking,... » more
Fordham University’s WFUV has been a mainstay on the New York radio dial for more than 65 years. These days, the non-commercial station is one of the only places to hear up-and-coming singer-songwriters and indie rockers.
Tuesday, some of those artists, including jazzy folk-rocker Iron & Wine, new wave legend Nick Lowe and southwestern band Calexico, will take part in the ninth annual... » more
A soft-spoken man with a Stonewall Jackson beard, singer-songwriter Sam Beam has spent the past decade recording as Iron and Wine, blossoming along the way from bare acoustic numbers into fully realized arrangements that draw from musical traditions both near and far. Tuesday evening, Beam, backed by frequent collaborators Calexico, will headline a lyrical army of fellow artists and songwriters... » more
Adam Sandler is making way too much moolah for the film flops he's been starring in lately.
The funnyman is the most overpaid actor in Hollywood, according to a new report in Forbes magazine, because he's been raking in $15 million-plus movie paychecks even though many of his recent projects, like "Jack and Jill" and "That's My Boy," have performed oh-so-poorly at the box... » more
'Fast & Furious 6'
It's hard to talk about a movie like "Fast & Furious 6" without first discussing the tragic death of its star, Paul Walker. Tragic is the right word, and we'll just add that a portion of the sales of DVD, Blu-ray and digital copies of this film will go to his charity, Reach Out Worldwide. That said, the latest installment of the action series builds on... » more
Police have ID’d the man who allegedly attacked Paris Hilton’s little brother Barron this weekend, TMZ.com reported.
Barron Hilton claims that Lindsay Lohan masterminded the beating that forced him to seek treatment at a Miami hospital, according to TMZ. The website said that police tried contacting both the alleged attacker and Lohan to get their sides of the story, but neither was home.
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Why would ABC shorten the third season of its hit show “Scandal?” Hmm. Perhaps due to the star’s due date? At least that’s the reason floating around the rumor mill.
According to several celebrity news outlets, Season 3 of “Scandal” will air only 18 episodes, a reduction from the 22 originally planned, because star Kerry Washington is set to give birth this spring. Us Weekly broke the news... » more
Grammy-winning Turtle Island Quartet and jazz singer Tierney Sutton present a holiday music concert
Stop by Brookfield Place Monday afternoon for a special concert, celebrating the music of the holidays, from Hanukkah to India's Diwali to 16th century English carols. Jazz vocalist Tierney Sutton teams with two-time Grammy-winning band Turtle Island Quartet for this harmonious celebration of... » more
Scottish singer Susan Boyle says she has a form of autism known as Asperger's syndrome, a diagnosis she says came as a relief after years of believing she had brain damage.
Boyle, 52, told the Observer newspaper in an interview published Saturday she had sought help from a Scottish specialist a year ago believing her childhood diagnosis of brain damage was incorrect.
Boyle said she had... » more