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Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

OBIT Rubin Carter Boxing

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Rubin "Hurricane" Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters. Read more

Juan Gabriel released from Las Vegas hospital

Mexican singer Juan Gabriel plans to resume his tour concerts May 1 after being released from a Las Vegas hospital. Read more

Big names among prospective Buffalo Bills buyers

Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is prepared to make a bid to buy the Buffalo Bills. Donald Trump's on board, too. Read more

Sutton Foster and Jeanine Tesori bond backstage

Theater Sutton Foster

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There were two visitors to Sutton Foster's Broadway dressing room the other day. Read more

Anita Baker countersues home improvement company

Grammy Award-winning singer Anita Baker has countersued a company that says it hasn't been paid for work done on her Detroit-area home. Read more

Coachella's young audience a marketers paradise

Corporate Coachella

Photo by Chris Pizzello

When it first started in 1999, Coachella was a couple of stages and a dance tent. Tickets were $65. A few dusty stands sold hot dogs and Cokes. It was the end of grunge and the start of a new millennium, and it was all about the music. All for one weekend. Read more

Even in death, Tampa teen's heart keeps giving

Amandas Heart


March 9, the first anniversary of his daughter's death, and Ronald Pierce was anxious. Read more

Shreveport's Bluebirds soaring into 27th year

Well into their third decade, Shreveport's Bluebirds continue to soar into new areas of music. Read more

Jack White records songs, releases vinyl in hours

Music Jack White

Photo by Barry Brecheisen

Jack White played his new single "Lazaretto" for a couple of hundred fans on Record Store Day and four hours later a copy of the performance was available on a limited run of vinyl. Read more

Man sentenced for taking Peter Frampton's luggage

A man who acknowledged stealing the luggage of 1970s rocker Peter Frampton at Denver International Airport has been given a 60-day suspended jail sentence followed by two years of probation. Read more

Arts center reality far from original vision

The Center for the Performing Arts that Carmel taxpayers bought is not the one they were originally sold. Read more

Cyrus ill, postpones US tour, resumes in August

Music-Miley Cyrus

Photo by Evan Agostini

Miley Cyrus is postponing her U.S. tour while she recovers from an allergic reaction to antibiotics, but will resume her performances in August. Read more

Ultra Music Fest hires outgoing Miami Beach chief

Organizers of Miami's Ultra Music Festival are hiring the outgoing Miami Beach police chief to oversee security after a guard was trampled by gate-crashers. Read more

Coachella Festival concertgoer collapses, dies

Authorities are trying to determine whether drugs or alcohol caused the death of a woman who collapsed last weekend at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Southern California. Read more

Chris Brown trial set to start on Monday

A judge has set Monday as the start date for the assault trial of singer Chris Brown in the nation's capital. Read more

Paul Stanley on his love for another mask

Kiss frontman Paul Stanley feels a strong connection to the title character of "The Phantom of the Opera," and not just because he's spent nearly 40 years onstage with his face covered in paint. Read more

Jazz Fest tickets on sale Monday

Tickets to the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival will be available starting Monday at the Superdome's box office. Read more

Hawaii's tourism agency names music series manager

The Hawaii Tourism has selected a company to manage a new series of monthly Hawaiian music concerts it is sponsoring to highlight the state's musical heritage and boost tourism. Read more

Prince reaches agreement with music label

Music Prince


Prince now owns the rights to the music he recorded on Warner Bros. Records after years of disputes and battles with the record label. Read more

White House on deport Bieber petition: No comment

The White House has two words for those who want President Barack Obama to deport Justin Bieber: No comment. Read more

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