Robert Plant and Pharrell Williams will be among the Lollapalooza headliners in March in Argentina, Brazil and Chile, among the first dates on the global festival calendar.
The South American editions of Lollapalooza, which started as a traveling alternative rock festival before finding a permanent home in Chicago and expanding overseas, will take place in Santiago on March 14-15, in Buenos Aires on March 21-22 and in Sao Paulo on March 28-29.Full Story
Rock icon Neil Young has pledged to stop drinking at Starbucks over an industry challenge to laws on genetically modified crops, but the coffee giant says the charges are false.
The Canadian songwriter and environmental activist urged his fans to put pressure on Starbucks over a lawsuit filed by an industry group against the U.S. state of Vermont, the first state to pass a law requiring labels on genetically modified products.Full Story
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie said Tuesday she wanted her World War II epic 'Unbroken', which was filmed in Australia, to act as an antidote to the violence and hate in the world.
Jolie thrilled fans when she walked the red carpet with husband Brad Pitt for the Sydney premiere of the movie, which is based on the true story of a U.S. Olympic athlete turned Japanese prisoner of war.Full Story
At the movies, idiocy never goes out of style.
Twenty years after the 1994 original, "Dumb and Dumber To" opened with $38.1 million at the weekend box office, according to studio estimates Sunday. The Universal sequel debuted almost exactly two decades after the Farrelly brothers first introduced the Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels low-IQ duo.Full Story
Prince William teamed up with the makers of Angry Birds to release a new game on Monday that will highlight the dangers of illegal poaching for animal species from elephants to anteaters.
The British royal warned about the "illegal slaughter or tens of thousands of animals" and said the trade in animal parts was helping to fund criminal gangs and even extremist groups.Full Story
Jennifer Lawrence says she knew being a movie star would bring with it a certain loss of privacy. What she didn't know, she says, was the deep emotional and even physical toll it would take.
"I knew the paparazzi were going to be a reality in my life," the 24-year-old Oscar winner said in an interview Saturday. "But I didn't know that I would feel anxiety every time I open my front door, or that being chased by 10 men you don't know, or being surrounded, feels invasive and makes me feel scared and gets my adrenaline going every day."Full Story
Solange Knowles' is known for her fashion as much as her music, and her weekend wedding did not disappoint.
The 28-year-old singer (and sister of Beyonce) wed video director Alan Ferguson, 51, over the weekend, her publicist confirmed on Sunday. The bride and groom both wore ivory, and the color scheme also was worn by key attendees, including the bride's mother Tina, brother-in-law Jay Z and niece Blue Ivy.Full Story
Lebanese authorities have banned the screening of a film depicting the 2009 post-election "Green Movement" protests in Iran, organizers of a local film festival said on Sunday.
"'The Silent Majority Speaks', the admirable visual essay of filmmaker Bani Khoshnoudi, has been censored in Beirut," a statement from the Cultural Resistance International Film Festival organizers said.Full Story
U.S. toymaker Hasbro has ended talks to buy DreamWorks Animation, the film studio which produced the blockbuster series "Shrek," the New York Times reported Saturday.
The newspaper said the talks ended after Hasbro shares nose-dived this week amid rumors of the potential merger.Full Story
Bob Geldof, One Direction, Bono and some 30 other stars gathered in a studio in London on Saturday to record a 30th anniversary version of the Band Aid charity single to raise money to fight Ebola.
Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant, Coldplay's Chris Martin and Sinead O'Connor were also among the rockers brought together by Geldof to sing the fourth version of "Do They Know It's Christmas?"Full Story