Philadelphia International Records Says Goodbye

Crews remove Philadelphia International Records sign.

PHILADELPHIA–The “Love Train” that has carried “The Sound of Philadelphia (TSOP)” to “people all over the world” for almost half a century made its last physical stop at 309 S. Broad Street this week as the legendary Philadelphia International Records label, founded by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame producer-songwriters Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff, […]

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Returns To The Old Globe

Gabriella Dimmick as Cindy-Lou Who and Steve Blanchard as The Grinch in the 2013 production of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The 17th annual production of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, directed by James Vásquez, will run Nov. 15 - Dec. 27, 2014 at The Old Globe. Photo by Jim Cox.

SAN DIEGO–The Old Globe kicks off its 17th annual production of the holiday musical Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! at the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe’s Conrad Prebys Theatre Center on November 20. The Grinch is directed by James Vásquez with book and lyrics by Timothy Mason […]

Author, Vietnam Veteran Karl Marlantes To Speak At Mira Costa College

Karl Marlantes

OCEANSIDE–As part of the statewide initiative War Comes Home, and in partnership with the California Reads and Cal Humanities, Oceanside Public Library is hosting a conversation with best-selling author and Vietnam veteran Karl Marlantes. The free event will be held on November 21 at 2 p.m. at the Mira Costa College Concert Hall, Building 2400, […]

Neil Patrick Harris To Host 87th Oscars

Neil Patrick Harris. Photo: Eric Schwabel

LOS ANGELES–Award-winning star of stage and screen Neil Patrick Harris will host the 87th Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron said on Wednesday.  This will be Harris’ first time hosting the ceremony. “We are thrilled to have Neil host the Oscars,” said Zadan and Meron. “We have known him his entire adult life, and […]

2014 American Music Awards Nominations Announced

Music superstars Jason Derulo and Charli XCX announced the nominees of the 2014 American Music Awards live on ABC’s “Good Morning America” on Monday.

LOS ANGELES–The American Music Awards announced the 2014 American Music Awards nominees. In advance of Monday’s announcement, recording artists Jason Derulo and Charli XCX rose at the crack of dawn to reveal 5 categories of nominees on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” It was also announced  on “GMA” that Charli XCX will perform for the first time […]

Film “One Chance” Available On Yahoo Screen

(L-R) James Corden and Colm Meaney.
Photo: Liam Daniel

LOS ANGELES–Yahoo and The Weinstein Company announce today that following a successful ten-day pre-theatrical release, the film “One Chance” will continue to be available on Yahoo Screen until November 9. “Our fans love the movie and the unique opportunity to experience it online through Yahoo. After watching the film on Yahoo myself, I see how […]

GRAMMY Winner Isaiah “Ikey” Owens Dies At 38

(L-R) Musicians Pablo Hinojos-Gonzalez, Thomas Pridgen, Marcel Rodriguez-Lopez, Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, Cedric Bixler-Zavala, Isaiah "Ikey" Owens, Juan Alderete and Adrian Terrazas-Gonzales of The Mars Volta onstage at the 51st Annual GRAMMY Awards pre-telecast held at the Staples Center on February 8, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/WireImage)

LOS ANGELES–One of Jack White’s band members, keyboardist Isaiah “Ikey” Owens, died on Tuesday while on tour in Mexico. He was 38. Mexican officials are investigating the death of the GRAMMY award-winning musician, and have not released the cause of death. Reports from local Mexican newspapers said Owens was found dead in his hotel in […]

The Wailers Plan New U.S. Tour Dates

The Wailer. Photo by Kit Chalberg Photography

LOS ANGELES–The world’s most iconic reggae band The Wailers just announced new U.S. tour dates to celebrate the 30th anniversary and recent top five ranking on the Billboard Top 200 charts of the re-release of their renowned 1984 album Legend. The emblematic reggae group will be performing the album in its entirety throughout their tour. Having spent the last several […]

Country Rap Artists Mikel Knight Releases New Single, Video

Mikel Knight

Nashville, TN–Country Rap artist, Mikel Knight, released his new single and music video for Last Night in Texas today.  Label executive and recording artist Mikel Knight, known as The Maverick of Music Row, has bridged the gap between country culture and city streets with his own infusion of country hip-hop music. He has sold over 500,000 albums to […]

Celebs Hit The Red Carpet At Academy’s Hollywood Costume Luncheon

Photo by Jordan Murph /©A.M.P.A.S.

Gwyneth Paltrow shines at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Hollywood Costume private luncheon, hosted by Annette Bening, Crystal Lourd, Gwyneth Paltrow and Elizabeth Wiatt on October 8 at the Wilshire May Company Building. The event was sponsored by W Magazine and Bang and  Olufsen.