| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The 2013 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Nov. 1. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
Two New York City detectives hunt for a serial killer targeting...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Created bronze sculptures on display across U.S.
Jim Brothers, 72, a Kansas artist whose bronze sculptures are on display in the nation's capital and at historical monuments around the country, died Tuesday at his home in Lawrence, Kan.,...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:20 PM
NEW YORK -- Movie premieres can bring some unusual guests to the podium. But even the most eccentric aren't typically wearing masks because they fear reprisals from Vladimir Putin.
At a the New York kickoff for HBO Documentaries’ "Pussy Riot: A...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Paul Williams was returning to his dorm room when a fellow student relayed a message that was radical even for the 1960s: "Hey, Williams! You got a phone call from Bob Dylan."
Not long before, it was Paul Simon who had rung Williams up on the hallway...
| May 15, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Punk rock pioneer Joey Ramone's unfinished songs have been completed and will be issued in a posthumous album "...ya know?" to be released May 22. Joey Ramone's brother, Mickey Leigh, enlisted help from Joey's friends and admirers to complete the tracks...
| May 22, 2012
| 4:34 PM
An encore of the stunning 1996 performance by Neil Young and Patti Smith is probably too much to hope for from their upcoming discussion together at BEA....
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:35 AM
After her National Book Award-winning memoir "Just Kids" greatly expanded her audience, Patti Smith could have done the usual aging-rock-legend safety move: record an album of standards and covers. Except she had just done that with 2007’s "Twelve."...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Alan Jackson's new album 'Thirty Miles West' showcases the country singer and songwriter's no-frills approach to music. 'Thirty Miles West' is the first album from Alan Jackson' new label, Alan Country Records....
| Oct 7, 2012
Waging Heavy Peace
A Hippie Dream
Blue Rider Press: 502 pp., $30
Back in high school (a long time ago, but bear with me), my mother and I had an argument about Neil Young. I'd been blaring one of...
| Oct 7, 2012
Neil Young isn't the only rocker vying for readers this fall. Inspired, no doubt, by the critical and commercial success of recent volumes by Keith Richards and Patti Smith (the latter of which won a National Book Award in 2010), a host of musicians...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 1:27 PM
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Among the pleas and invectives, yowls and barks coming from Patti Smith on stage at the Wiltern on Friday, the bellowed cries of “free money!” “Gloria!” and “Pussy Riot!&...