Diane Warren Shares Hilarious Dating Profile

Hey, Oscar, are you single? Superstar songwriter and 12-time Academy Award nominee Diane Warren posted a tongue-in-cheek dating profile on Wednesday, and the man she’s in search of shares a lot of similarities with the golden guy doled out every year by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. “So, it’s never too late to put out the beacon: […]

Lincoln Center’s Plaza Is Going Green. Really.

Lincoln Center, which is holding a series of performances outdoors while its theaters remain closed by the pandemic, announced Tuesday that it would transform the plaza around its fountain into a parklike environment by blanketing it with a synthetic lawn. With the center using its outdoor spaces as stages this spring and summer, it turned to a set designer, Mimi […]

Marc Anthony & ViacomCBS Partner on Comedy Series

Liked will be the second collaboration between VIS and Magnus, joining the animated kids’ series Gloria Wants to Know It All, which follows an alpaca from the city who spends time at her grandfather’s house in the country, and as a result, learns about Latin American culture. Both series are part of a first-look deal between Magnus and the studio announced last […]

The Long Tail of Aphex Twin’s ‘Avril 14th’

“Drukqs” received a mixed critical response, but it did have devotees. Not long after its release, the members of Alarm Will Sound, an adventurous group of classical musicians based in New York, decided to arrange Aphex Twin songs for their chamber orchestra’s 2005 album “Acoustica.” “It felt like a statement to say this is really serious music,” said Alan Pierson, […]

Weezer’s ‘Grapes Of Wrath’ Video: Watch

Rivers Cuomo and the gang would rather be anywhere but on a Zoom call in Weezer’s new video for “Grapes of Wrath,” which the band surprise-released on Wednesday (April 14). In the visual, Cuomo and his bandmates (Patrick Wilson, Brian Bell and Scott Shriner) log on for their weekly video chat, but each member quickly finds a way to accomplish […]

Screamers, a Missing Link of Los Angeles Punk, Is Missing No More

The Screamers story takes place in Southern California, but Gear and du Plenty met in Seattle, as part of the queer performance-art troupe Ze Whiz Kidz, and soon formed a heavy glam band, the Tupperwares, ultimately deciding to try their luck in Hollywood. Barrett was an aspiring visual artist from Oklahoma, and left for Los Angeles with $100 in his […]