Willie Nelson and Melissa Etheridge cancel New Orleans Jazz Fest performances due to COVID

Willie Nelson and Melissa Etheridge cancel New Orleans Jazz Fest performances due to COVID

NEW ORLEANS — Willie Nelson is canceling an upcoming performance at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage festival and postponing other shows after a positive case of coronavirus in his band. The 89-year-old musician posted on his band’s website on Friday that “due to a positive case of Covid in the Willie Nelson Family Band”, … Read more

Driver pleads guilty in crash that killed Nicki Minaj’s father

Driver pleads guilty in crash that killed Nicki Minaj’s father

NEW YORK (AP) – A getaway driver pleaded guilty Friday in a New York suburban crash in suburban New York who killed Nicki Minaj’s father and was promised a year or less in prison, disappointing prosecutors and the hip-hop star’s mother. In Nassau County state court on Long Island, businessman Charles Polevich admitted to leaving … Read more

Hayley Williams on Taylor Hawkins’ impact on Paramore

Hayley Williams on Taylor Hawkins’ impact on Paramore

Hayley Williams, Taylor Hawkins Photo: Amy Susan (Getty Images), Rich Fury (Getty Images) Paramore singer Hayley Williams talked about the influence of the Foo Fighters and the late Taylor Hawkins in a new episode of his radio show Everything is emo. “[Foo Fighters] are a really important group for everyone, the whole world,” says Williams, … Read more

A Review of John Madden’s Operation Mincemeat

A Review of John Madden’s Operation Mincemeat

Colin Firth as Ewen Montagu and Matthew Macfadyen as Charles CholmondeleyPhoto: Giles Keyte / Courtesy of See-Saw Films and Netflix Ground Meat Operation, a richly engaging World War II spy drama from director John Madden, opens with voice-over narration that argues that a good story contains what is seen, and also what is hidden. Over … Read more

Berlin on Lady Gaga’s “Hold My Hand” and original hit “Top Gun”

Berlin on Lady Gaga’s “Hold My Hand” and original hit “Top Gun”

With a searing anticipation for “Top Gun: Maverick,” which hits theaters May 27, Lady Gaga takes flight on “Hold My Hand,” the new single from the film’s soundtrack. But when Berlin recorded “Take My Breath Away” – the Oscar-winning hit that made the hearts of Tom Cruise and Kelly McGillis soar in the original 1986 … Read more

Jamie Lee Curtis talks trash about Doctor Strange 2

Jamie Lee Curtis talks trash about Doctor Strange 2

Jamie Lee Curtis and Michelle Yeoh in Everything everywhere all at oncePhoto: A24 Jamie Lee Curtis is probably pretty far from “worrying what the studios think of her” phcareer development; one of the perks, presumably, of being a living Hollywood legend. Which is part of what makes it great fun to see Curtis, currently starring … Read more

Gemma Chan is getting her own Crazy Rich Asians spin-off

Gemma Chan is getting her own Crazy Rich Asians spin-off

Gemma ChanPhoto: Gotham (Getty Images) Jon M. Chu’s boobies rich asian was a defining moment in recent movie, not least because it apparently indicated Hollywood executives in the (do not exactly developer) there was a lot of money to be made provide real studio support to already wonderful work Asian American designers were doing in … Read more