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  • Nirvana, Peter Gabriel Among Nominees for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    Nirvana, Peter Gabriel Among Nominees for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    (NEW YORK) — Nirvana is a nominee for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for the first time. The museum on Wednesday morning announced 16 nominees for its class of 2014. Joining Nirvana as first-time nominees are Peter Gabriel, YES, Hall and Oates, The Replacements, The Zombies, guitarist Link Wray, and pop vocalist Linda Ronstadt. Artists who are returning to the ballot include KISS, Deep Purple, Cat Stevens, Chic, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, The Meters, and rap acts LL Cool J and N.W.A. You can support your favorites by logging on to RockHall.com and voting in a fan… Read more

  • What Natalie Portman Said When Her Husband Asked Her to Move to Paris

    What Natalie Portman Said When Her Husband Asked Her to Move to Paris

    (NEW YORK) — Like a lot of celebrities, Natalie Portman and her husband, French choreographer Benjamin Millepied, live in Los Angeles — for now. “We’re moving at the end of next year,” the Oscar winner told Marie Claire in its November issue. “Although obviously we’ll be spending a good deal of time there in the meantime.” Portman, 32, and Millepied, 36, met on the set of the 2010 film Black Swan and were married last year. They have a 2-year-old son together, Aleph. Although Portman said, “I really, really love it” in Los Angeles, she jumped at the chance to… Read more

  • Linda Ronstadt, YES Among Nominees for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    Linda Ronstadt, YES Among Nominees for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    Linda Ronstadt is a nominee for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for the first time. The museum on Wednesday morning announced 16 nominees for its class of 2014. Joining Ronstadt as first-time nominees are Peter Gabriel, YES, Hall and Oates, The Replacements, The Zombies, guitarist Link Wray, and legendary grunge band Nirvana. Ronstadt revealed in August that she’s battling Parkinson’s disease, which has rendered her unable to perform. Artists who are returning to the ballot include KISS, Deep Purple, Cat Stevens, Chic, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, The Meters, and rap acts LL Cool J and N.W.A. You… Read more

  • Boston Confirms It'll Release a New Studio Album in December

    Boston Confirms It'll Release a New Studio Album in December

    It’s official: Boston will releasing Life, Love & Hope, the band’s first new studio album in more than a decade, on December 3. Tom Scholz, Boston’s founder, lead guitarist and songwriter, says of the new collection, “These are songs from the heart, each of them taking many months of effort to write, arrange, perform and record, always up to the demands of Boston’s harshest critic, me. He adds that the tracks “have all been meticulously recorded to analogue tape on the same machines and equipment used for Boston’s hits for the past 35 years.” Life, Love & Hope will include… Read more

  • Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock Recreate “Big” Piano Scene

    Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock Recreate “Big” Piano Scene

    (LONDON) — It’s been 25 years since Tom Hanks performed his famous “Chopsticks” piano dance from the movie Big, but, at 57, the actor showed he’s still got the chops. Appearing on the BBC’s The Jonathan Ross Show over the weekend to promote his new film Captain Phillips, Hanks enlisted the help of his friend and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close co-star Sandra Bullock to recreate the memorable scene from the 1988 film in which Hanks played a boy trapped in the body of a grown man. After Ross rolled out a large keyboard carpet, Hanks and the talk show… Read more

  • Ivanka Trump, Husband Welcome a Baby Boy

    Ivanka Trump, Husband Welcome a Baby Boy

    (NEW YORK) — Ivanka Trump and husband Jared Kushner gave birth to a baby boy Monday, and proud grandfather Donald Trump broke the good news. “My beautiful daughter Ivanka just had a healthy baby boy. Jared and Ivanka are very proud!” he tweeted. Donald Trump, 67, followed his announcement up by thanking everyone for their well wishes. Not to be outdone, Ivanka fired off a tweet of her own. “We just welcomed a beautiful & healthy son into the world. Jared, Arabella and I couldn’t be happier!” the new mother posted. The birth comes a week and a half before… Read more

  • Affirmative Action Back at the Supreme Court

    Affirmative Action Back at the Supreme Court

    (WASHINGTON) — Michigan’s ban on race-conscious admissions policies at public universities seemed to get a favorable reception Tuesday from some of the conservatives on the Supreme Court. Michigan’s Solicitor General John J. Bursch defended Proposal 2, a ballot initiative that passed in 2006 with 58 percent of the vote. “The issue in this case is whether a Michigan constitutional provision requiring equal treatment violates equal protection,” he said. “The answer is no.” At issue in front of the court was not whether racial preferences are a good or bad thing, but whether the people of Michigan “have the choice through… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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