The members of One Direction have done important work in relaxing what?s expected of a boy band. They don?t dance. They often dress like hobos. And their music generally relies less on syrupy R&B grooves than on rowdy pop-rock guitars.
Gloria Estefan happily took up every opportunity to date herself in her concert Friday night at the Hollywood Bowl.
With the record industry more fractured and risk-averse than ever, crowd-funding websites remain an often viable option for jazz and jazz-adjacent artists.
Russian officials on Tuesday accused the United States of kidnapping the 30-year-old son of a Moscow lawmaker after detaining him in the Maldives and flying him to Guam to face charges of trafficking in stolen credit card information. Russian officials and news media denounced the handling of Roman Seleznev's arrest by the U.S. Secret Service as an illegal act of "extraordinary rendition," and the detainee's father speculated that Washington seized his son on bogus charges to have someone to trade for Edward Snowden. Snowden, a former National Security Agency contractor, is wanted by the U.S. on charges of leaking millions of classified files. "We...