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Coachella 2023: Heineken House reveals its hip-hop, R&B and dance music lineup

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Heineken House, which is located inside the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, has announced lineups for both of its weekends in the desert and its roster is filled with house, hip-hop and R&B artists.

During weekend one, April 14-16, the Heineken House will feature Walker & Royce, Felix Da Housecat, Hannah...Read more

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Selena Gomez tells her fans to chill: Hailey Bieber getting death threats is not OK

Selena Gomez is telling her fervent followers to stand down amid the theoretical online feud between her and beauty influencer Hailey Bieber,

Followers have been invested in the beauty moguls' social media exchanges ever since Bieber allegedly shaded (in fans' eyes) Gomez's botched eyebrow lamination in February, a debacle henceforth known as ...Read more


Review: Suspenseful and wrenching, 'Tori and Lokita' is the Dardenne brothers' best in years

There's a scene near the end of "Tori and Lokita," Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne's strongest work in nearly a decade, that illustrates the difference — the chasm, really — between empathy and identification. Twelve-year-old Tori (Pablo Schils) and 17-year-old Lokita (Joely Mbundu), African-born immigrants who have made their way to a bustling...Read more

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Has Beyoncé seen 'Swarm' yet? Series co-creator Janine Nabers says it's possible

It seems that even Queen Bey can't escape the buzz around "Swarm."

Janine Nabers, who co-created "Swarm" with Donald Glover, said in an interview with Vulture published Tuesday that the music legend could very well be among the series' many viewers.

When asked if Beyoncé had seen the show, Nabers said, "I think she has, actually.

"She knows ...Read more

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Kiss biopic, 'Shout It Out Loud,' coming to Netflix in 2024

Kiss, the rock band behind hits such as “Rock and Roll All Nite” and “Detroit Rock City,” are the latest musicians to get the biopic treatment.

A film documenting the early days of the New York City-formed outfit is expected to premiere on Netflix in 2024.

The band’s longtime manager Doc McGhee offered an update about the project, ...Read more

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Jameela Jamil is launching a new NSFW podcast, and the press tour has been chaotic

Jameela Jamil is going all in on the messiness of bad dates for her upcoming podcast — and it seems the series' NSFW chaos has made its way into the star's recent morning show appearances.

Jamil, known for "The Good Place" and "She-Hulk," appeared on the "Today" show Tuesday to promote her "Bad Dates" podcast. When she opened up about a "...Read more

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How Keanu Reeves' stunt double became 'John Wick's' action auteur

LOS ANGELES — For four films and counting, Keanu Reeves has fought, shot and slashed his way to hell and back again as tormented hit man John Wick, a boogeyman with a sky-high body count and a soft spot for puppies in an underworld of killers.

And for nearly 10 years, the man behind Reeves building the bespoke world of "John Wick" has been ...Read more

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Chris Martin says Bruce Springsteen's rockin' 73-year-old body inspired his new diet

When it comes to Chris Martin's diet, he's looking at the stars and everything they do.

"You're Chris Martin, Coldplay, massively successful," host Conan O'Brien said to the musician on the "Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend" podcast released Wednesday. "So you get to have dinner with the people that you grew up listening to, and I'm curious, have ...Read more

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My worst moment: The fib that cost 'CSI: Vegas' star Paula Newsome an audition -- and her dignity

CHICAGO — Early in her career, “CSI: Vegas” star and Chicago native Paula Newsome was a local theater actor. By chance, this was around the same time that her future “CSI” co-star William Petersen was also doing theater in Chicago.

Coming up on the show, Newsome has a major storyline airing March 30. “The storyline involves a ...Read more

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With a Pink Floyd cover band, we listen to 'The Dark Side of the Moon' on its 50th anniversary

CHICAGO — The other day I called Kyle Stong and asked if I could come over to his house and listen to “The Dark Side of the Moon” with him. It was like I was in junior high again. Except, I didn’t know him and he didn’t know me. But the album turned 50 years old this month, and I didn’t want to celebrate alone. Plus, Stong is co-...Read more


Review: 'The Night Agent' and 'Agent Elvis': A double dose of spies

Since Sean Connery lit a cigarette at a chemin de fer table and first introduced himself as "Bond, James Bond" in "Dr. No," spies have rarely been far from the big or little screen, coming in all shapes and sexes, served straight or as spoofs. Within the space of a week, Netflix has premiered two such series: the straightforward conspiracy ...Read more

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Michael Phillips: Performing a kiss or a caress can be taught. A Chicago intimacy coordinator discusses the fine art of making an actor's job less weird

CHICAGO — “OK. We’re going to go through kissing right now.”

That isn’t quite what it sounds like. With nine of his Columbia College Chicago undergraduate students, in Room 226 of the 916 Wabash Building, Greg Geffrard crisscrosses the classroom studio. His mission: Teach the next generation of theater and film workers what it takes ...Read more

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Ling Ma, Isaac Butler and Morgan Talty among National Book Critics Circle Award winners

Ling Ma, Morgan Talty, Boris Dralyuk and Isaac Butler are among the winners of the 2022 National Book Critics Circle Awards announced during a ceremony Thursday night at the New School in New York City.

Ma earned the prize in fiction for "Bliss Montage: Stories," her debut story collection, filled with offbeat stories that nod to her knack for ...Read more

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'Saturday Night Live' crew ratifies first-ever contract after threats to strike

Members of the "Saturday Night Live" postproduction crew unanimously ratified their first-ever contract agreement with NBC this week, averting a possible strike.

The new contract, in effect until the summer of 2026, will give employees who work as editors on the NBC sketch-comedy series immediate pay increases and health care benefits, as well ...Read more

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'Rick and Morty' co-creator Justin Roiland's felony domestic violence charges dropped

LOS ANGELES — Prosecutors have dropped felony domestic violence charges filed in May 2020 against "Rick and Morty" co-creator Justin Roiland, authorities announced Tuesday.

"We dismissed the charges due to insufficient evidence to prove the case beyond reasonable doubt," Kimberly Edds, spokesperson for the Orange County District Attorney's ...Read more

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Ultra Music Festival has become a place where Latino electronic music acts can shine

MIAMI — Latino DJs will sound louder than ever at the 23rd Ultra Music Festival Miami, considered the pinnacle of electronic music festivals with world-renowned DJs, unrivaled production and unparalleled stages at Bayfront Park, from Friday to Sunday.

No international DJ wants to miss this event, but only the best play at Ultra, which has ...Read more

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Christina Applegate denounces Candace Owens for mocking disability-inclusive Skims ad

Christina Applegate, who has been vocal about living with multiple sclerosis, criticized Candace Owens this week for mocking an underwear ad featuring a model in a wheelchair.

In the wee hours of Thursday morning, the "Dead to Me" star posted a series of tweets denouncing the conservative pundit's dismissive remarks and advocating for more ...Read more

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Review: 'Reggie' tells the story of Mr. October, from his perspective

Baseball legend Reggie Jackson tells his story, his way, in "Reggie," an enlightening portrait of the Hall of Famer as well as an insightful look at the role race has played, and continues to play, in America's pastime.

Jackson was one of the most famous, most successful and most important athletes of the 1970s, not only winning five World ...Read more

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With 'Vanderpump' reunion looming amid scandal, Ariana brushes off Raquel's comments

LOS ANGELES — Ariana Madix isn't getting publicly sucked into the "Scandoval" cheating drama that has consumed the cast, fans and juggernaut ratings of Bravo reality show "Vanderpump Rules." Not yet, at least.

"I don't pay attention to any of that," the reality star told a paparazzo while leaving a Los Angeles nail salon Wednesday, according ...Read more

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Anderson Cooper to host new CNN Sunday prime-time series 'The Whole Story'

Anderson Cooper, the Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning CNN prime-time anchor, will host a new Sunday prime-time series for the cable news network called “The Whole Story with Anderson Cooper.”

CNN Chairman and CEO Chris Licht announced Thursday that the weekly series will feature single-subject episodes from the network’s award-winning ...Read more