Like phone booths and typewriters, record stores are a vanishing breed -- another victim of the digital age. But many of the remaining record stores are succeeding -- even thriving -- by catering to a passionate core of customers and collectors. Celebrate them Saturday on Record Store Day.
After 53-year run, Univision to end 'Sabado Gigante'
(Reuters) - Univision Network will have a giant hole in its Saturday night line-up - "Sabado Gigante," its top-rated variety show, will be going off the air after a record-breaking 53 years, the broadcaster said on Friday.
'King and I' gets royal treatment in new Broadway revival
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein 1951 musical "The King and I" is getting the royal treatment on Broadway with a 29-piece orchestra and huge cast in a production critics say is breathtaking and beautiful.
U.S. jury hears Bryant Gumbel testimony in HBO libel trial
(Reuters) - A federal jury heard testimony from Bryant Gumbel on Friday at a trial in which HBO faces libel claims over a report aired on the TV journalist's popular sports news program that focused on child labor in India.
James Franco examines self in life and art in 'The Adderall Diaries'
NEW YORK (Reuters) - James Franco, actor, director, writer, teacher and the star of the new film, "The Adderall Diaries," thrives on the variety of his multiple pursuits and has no plans to narrow his focus.
'The Wannabe' searches for identity in mobster world
NEW YORK (Reuters) - In the waning days of the New York Mafia in the 1990s, a young man ill-suited for a life of crime decides he wants to be a gangster, a real-life quest that inspired the film "The Wannabe."
Few gains in LGBT roles in Hollywood films: report
(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More Hollywood movies in 2014 featured one or more lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) characters than in the previous year, but those roles were mostly minor and stereotypical, said researchers.
Blues Traveler's John Popper talks about band's new album
Blues Traveler took an unusual approach to their new album ?Blow Up the Moon? which features collaborations with artists from several genres including Hanson, Jewel and Thompson Square. The band would meet these fellow musicians at their locations, then write and record a song for the next few days.
Ex-judge who posted details of Charlize Theron's adoption loses license
The former Arkansas judge who posted details online about Hollywood actress Charlize Theron's private adoption was allowed to voluntarily surrender his law license on Thursday, enabling him to avoid a disciplinary hearing following his bribery conviction in an unrelated case.