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The Most Highly Anticipated Films At The 2015 Sundance Film Festival

There are all kinds of movies for all kinds of people at this year's premier Park City-set independent film fest. Here they are, grouped by recurring themes.

How 'Strange Magic' kept George Lucas's touch—without George Lucas

<i>Strange Magic</i> had been percolating in George Lucas’s mind since his days working on the <i>Star Wars</i> prequels. Yet when the filmmaker sold his production …

Behind the Scenes: Watch Tom Ford Show How Powerful A Plaid Suit Can Be

Go behind the scenes of Project Upgrade: Tom Ford Edition in our latest video series. Here, the designer takes salesman Toby Watkins and shows him the power of a plaid suit. Get some practical style tips from the master himself and watch the video.

15 Gifts For The Man Who Needs A Style Upgrade

<b>Well, here we are.</b> Three weeks away from Thanksgiving and we're already thinking about holiday gifts. The holiday season seems to grow every year, as does the list of people you need to procure presents for. As always, we're here to help. And our first guide is for a tough customer. He's that guy …

Lil Mama Performs With TLC Again -- Should She Just Join The Group For Good?

TLC were on <i>Dancing With The Stars</i> this week to perform "No Scrubs" with Lil Mama serving as a guest fill-in for Left Eye. This is the second time in …

Lil' Kim Has Recorded a Song With Miley Cyrus Called "Bad Bitch"

After Miley Cyrus dressed up as Lil' Kim for Halloween, it was only a matter of time before the pair collaborated together. Kim's dropping a mixtape …

Sex, Drugs And….Joe Jonas… Really?!!!

<b>Joe Jonas</b> has come a long way from his purity ring days…<p>The 24-year-old is getting <i>VERY</i> candid in a new interview with <i>Vulture</i> —and Popdust has the …

Esperanza Spalding: Guantanamo Doesn't Represent 'Our America'

Esperanza Spalding - We Are America from ESP Media on Vimeo.<p>Grammy Award-winning musician Esperanza Spalding has a problem with using the phrase "protest song" to describe her new recording, "We Are America." The song, along with its accompanying music video, demands congressional action to close …

Amos Lee On World Cafe

On this installment of<i>World Cafe</i>, folk-soul musician Amos Lee returns to the WXPN studios to perform a rousing live set. Lee released his first album in 2005; six years later, <i>Mission Bell</i> made its debut at No. 1 on the <i>Billboard</i> album chart.<p>The singer-songwriter's new album — <i>Mountains of Sorrow,</i> …

Da Vinci's String Organ Must Be Heard To Be Believed

The man who painted the Mona Lisa, and was the first to sketch out the helicopter and the submarine, also dabbled in music. So here's the question: What musical instrument did Leonardo da Vinci design?<p>There isn't an easy answer. His 15th-century sketches indicate something between a harpsichord and …

Bringing Jazz On Walkabout: Jon Batiste And Stay Human

Pianist Jonathan Batiste was born and raised in New Orleans as part of the Batiste jazz family dynasty there. He was playing with the family band by age 8. Eventually he took his talents to Julliard, and that's where he met the rest of Stay Human: Joe Saylor on the drums, Ibanda Ruhumbika on tuba …

First Listen: 7 Days Of Funk, '7 Days Of Funk'

Funk isn't exactly a high priority in contemporary music — spiritually, conceptually, or in the music itself. But 7 Days of Funk, a collaboration between two extravagantly funky Angelenos — producer Dâm-Funk and rap icon Snoop Dogg, billed here as Snoopzilla — celebrates this hard-to-pin down, yet …

Lady Gaga’s Gagadoll Is Going to Revolutionize the Music Industry

Oh, look, what have we here? Just another wackadoo <i>Artpop</i> promotion from the as-of-late particularly wackadoo Lady Gaga, right? Getting naked for …

New Music: Jhené Aiko Feat. Wiz Khalifa “The Vapors (Remix)”

Jhené Aiko rides the buzz of her newly released <i>Sail Out</i> EP with a remix from the project. Originally featuring Vince Stapes, the R&B songstress taps …

New Music: Migos “Brokanese”

Migos are allergic to broke on their #MigosMondays release, “Brokanese.” TakeOff and Quavo ignore beggers and move their attention elsewhere on the …

New Music: Childish Gambino Feat. Chance The Rapper “The Worst Guys”

The countdown is on as Childish Gambino’s <i>Because the Internet</i> album arrives in eight days. One collaboration rap fans eagerly awaited was the …

New Music: B.o.B Feat. Priscilla “John Doe”

B.o.B gets reflective on “John Doe,” a cut off his upcoming <i>Underground Luxury</i> LP due December 17. With songstress Priscilla providing a powerful …