Melissa Barrera talks ‘Abigail,’ being fired from ‘Scream’

Melissa Barrera poses for the camera

On paper, the gig is straightforward, albeit unconscionable: kidnap the daughter of a wealthy businessman and hold her until daddy coughs up the ransom. A crack team assembles, satisfying all the necessary roles for a […]

ABBA and Green Day named to the National Recording Registry : NPR

ABBA and Green Day named to the National Recording Registry : NPR

Swedish pop giants ABBA, shown here posing in Stockholm in 1974, have been named to the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry. Olle Lindeborg/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Olle Lindeborg/AFP via Getty […]

9 New Albums You Should Listen to Now: Ariana Grande, Kim Gordon, and More

Moor Mother The Great Bailout

Kahil El’Zabar, a onetime collaborator of Nina Simone and Stevie Wonder, is now leading the Ethnic Heritage Ensemble into its 50th anniversary. Mixing original compositions with versions of classics by the likes of Miles Davis, […]

Women-Led Films Fell Close To 30% In 2023, Near A 10-Year Low, Per Study

Women-Led Films Fell Close To 30% In 2023, Near A 10-Year Low, Per Study

Barbie may have rescued the box office in 2023, but she could not tip the balance for representation of women in films. Even as state legislatures consider restricting or eliminating DEI initiatives at public institutions, […]

“This Fool” got L.A. Latinos right. Who’s to blame for its cancellation?

A scene from the Netflix reboot of "One Day at a Time," this time featuring a Cuban American family in Echo Park

Whenever the latest television show starring Latinos as something other than narcos, maids or immigrants — you know, as just regular people — gets canceled, I think of Chris Rock. In 2014, my all-time favorite […]

Taj Mahal Announces Live Album, Shares New Recording of Classic “Queen Bee”

Taj Mahal Announces Live Album, Shares New Recording of Classic "Queen Bee"

Photo Credit: Phil Clarkin Today, Jan. 25, Taj Mahal announced the March 8, 2024, release of Swingin’ Live at the Church in Tulsa via Lightning Rod Records. The impending set was recorded live at the […]

‘RHOSLC’s’ Monica Garcia didn’t play the Latino card. So why are they coming for her?

'RHOSLC's' Monica Garcia didn’t play the Latino card. So why are they coming for her?

Monica Garcia wasn’t here to make friends. Or at least that’s the conclusion her castmates on “The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” came to on the shocking Season 4 finale, which became the most-watched […]

Hollywood parties return as stars arrive at Golden Globes

EXPLAINER: Golden Globes 2024 embark on new era for awards show

This is AI generated summarization, which may have errors. For context, always refer to the full article. Golden Globes kicks off Hollywood’s annual awards season and brings top stars together after six months of strikes […]

Married to Medicine Star Apologizes for Saying Black Pregnant Women Can Be ‘A Bit More Dramatic’

Married to Medicine Star Apologizes for Saying Black Pregnant Women Can Be 'A Bit More Dramatic'

Bravo star Dr. Jackie Walters is clarifying resurfaced comments from 2020 about the higher rate of childbirth deaths among Black women where she said some “cry wolf the entire pregnancy,” causing them not to be […]