| Jan 20, 2011
John Legend & The Roots, Willie Nelson, Kid Rock, Bon Jovi, Wyclef Jean, Lauryn Hill, Arcade Fire, Wilco and Cyndi Lauper are among the headliners for the 2011 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.
Those performers will join hundreds of Louisiana...
| Jan 22, 2011
| 1:14 PM
R. Sargent Shriver was honored Saturday as much for his passion for helping others as his loving hugs and enjoyment of baseball.
Shriver, who fulfilled his brother-in-law John F. Kennedy's campaign promise by starting the Peace Corps, developed the aid...
| Aug 20, 2010
| 11:52 AM
| Aug 23, 2010
| 2:04 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Hip-hop singer Wyclef Jean said Sunday he is not abandoning his presidential bid just yet and will try to get the courts to overturn a decision disqualifying him from the race.
Speaking to The Associated Press by telephone from...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 2:04 PM
A well-known hip hop talent agent who has managed the likes of rappers Wyclef Jean and Akon, has been arrested and charged with running a cocaine trafficking ring that spanned both the East and West coast.
According to police, DEA agents apprehended...
| Oct 28, 2011
As a simple linear equation, Kerrie Holley's past wouldn't add up to his present.
Holley was born on the South Side into "the stereotypical life of a black youth — never met my father, grew up poor in a neighborhood with gangs, never lived with...
| Nov 23, 2011
Before she heads to DC to perfrom a free concert on November 23 at 6pm at the Kennedy Center - hip hop violinist Miri Ben-Ari hopped on the "Dunkin DOnuts studio on the run to talk about her realizing her dream after moving from Israel to the US and about...
| May 23, 2011
| 4:06 AM
NO STRINGS ATTACHED (2011/B-/Directed by Ivan Reitman/Starring Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher, Kevin Kline, Cary Elwes, Greta Gerwig, Lake Bell, Mindy Kaling, Olivia Thirlby, Chris Bridges/DreamWorks//Rated R/Comedy/107 minutes/Available on: DVD and Blu-...
| Jan 23, 2009
| 4:30 PM
ESPN's Rick Reilly on the guy with the most unusual sportswriting assignment in the history of the Super Bowl. Speaking of ESPN and The Big Game . . . click below for 2,100 words on the network's plans for covering......
| Jun 23, 2009
| 4:26 PM
Alonzo Mourning and Dwyane Wade are spending a lot of time together this summer promoting causes. Last week, they were at the White House with other notable fathers to promote the responsibilities of fatherhood alongside President Barack Obama. On...
| Nov 22, 2008
Old names enliven new bill
Type: FestivalFestival Links: Voodoo Music Experience
After fears of floundering or totally folding, it's evident that New Orleans' Voodoo Music Experience is afloat, alive and kicking.
With a flavorful bill of artists for...