Google Launches Game-Streaming PlatformGoogle on Tuesday unveiled a video-game streaming platform called Stadia, positioning itself to take on the traditional video-game business.
James Corden Returns To Host The 2019 Tony AwardsCorden won a Tony for best performance by a leading actor in a play for his 2012 performance in "One Man. Two Guvnors."
Guitarist, Surf Rock Pioneer Dick Dale Is Dead At 81His best-known song, 1962's "Miserlou" (sometimes spelled "Misirlou"), was an adaptation of an early-19th century Middle Eastern instrumental folk tune. In Dale's hands it became a furious rave-up that packed dance floors -- and has had a long life in pop culture.
Black Sox Opera Premieres In MinnesotaOperas about sports are rare but not unprecedented. Daniel Sonenberg's "The Summer King" about Negro Leagues star Josh Gibson, premiered at the Pittsburgh Opera in April 2017 after more than a decade of development.
2019 Ebertfest To Open With Aretha Franklin Concert FilmIt runs April 10 to 13 at Champaign's Virginia Theatre. More films and a screening schedule are to be released.
Warner Bros.' Tsujihara Steps Down After Allegations Of Sexual MisconductEarlier this month, WarnerMedia launched an investigation following a Hollywood Reporter story that detailed text messages between Tsujihara and British actress Charlotte Kirk going back to 2013. The messages suggest a quid pro quo sexual relationship between the aspiring actress and the studio head in which he made promises that he'd introduce her to influential executives.
Caroline Kennedy To Headline 2019 Judson University ForumPast speakers at the Christian liberal arts and sciences university's forum include former President George W. Bush, former Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.
Tribeca To Host 'Say Anything...' Reunion"Say Anything..." joins previously announced reunions planned for Tribeca including the makers of "Reality Bites" and "This Is Spinal Tap."
Actress Lori Loughlin Surrenders In LA In College Admissions Bribery Scandal
Conductor Muti Joins Striking Chicago Symphony MusiciansMuti says he wants management to "listen more carefully" to the musicians. He says the collapse of the symphony would be a tragedy.
A Britney Spears Musical Stage Comedy Is Set For ChicagoThe show will have its world premiere this fall in Chicago at the James M. Nederlander Theatre. Previews begin in October.
'Mockingbird' Author Compared Hometown To Elvis' GracelandIn her letter to the late Charles Weldon Carruth, an old friend and fellow Alabama native, Lee bemoaned both an interstate sign pointing the way to Monroeville and the prevalence of mockingbird images in the city of about 5,900 people, which is located 90 miles north of Mobile.