Fifty years of music history and the art of the concert poster are at the heart of a collection at the University of Utah featuring posters from local venues hosting acts ranging from rock legends The Who to indie folk band The Decemberists.
Celebrities are known to jump on political bandwagons, whether it's Oprah Winfrey cheering candidate Barack Obama in 2008 or Clint Eastwood and his GOP convention monologue deriding the president in 2012.
The newly appointed leader of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has had extensive personal and professional experiences that include growing up in a segregated city, recording a song with Stevie Wonder and working with Nobel Prize winner Desmond Tutu.
Life for the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan 35 years ago has progressively become more normal, with greater freedom outside a psychiatric hospital, and perhaps nowhere is this more evident than the record store where he whiles away so many hours.
A Minnesota judge overseeing Prince's estate narrowed down the wide pool of potential heirs for the late superstar's fortune on Friday, ruling out nearly 30 claimants while ordering genetic testing for six purported family members.
In a story July 28 about celebrities at the Democratic National Convention, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Shonda Rhimes was the creator of "How to Get Away with Murder." She is an executive producer, not the creator.
The Historic Homestake Opera House is set to begin restoration of the theater walls, a major landmark in the building's recovery from a catastrophic fire in 1984 that gutted the theater and threatened to destroy the entire building.
Director Steven Caple Jr. was mentoring some elementary school students at an inner-city park in Los Angeles when he spotted two stray kids hopping a fence with their skateboards. He went to go kick them out of the park and ended up talking with them instead. They spilled that they were selling marijuana to fund their entry into skateboarding competitions and new equipment. It was their ticket out.
The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers.