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Entertainment News Archive - March 23, 2006

NEW YORK (Billboard) - MTV's Video Music Awards will return to their intimate New York roots this summer. The 23rd annual edition of the event will take place August 31 at the 6,000-capacity Radio City Music Hall and will air live on the music cable network.

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Some 30 years ago, they were starving musicians who engaged in a sordid fling.

By Thomas K. Arnold LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - In the wake of the near-simultaneous release of Steven Soderbergh's "Bubble" in theaters, on DVD and on cable, indie distributor Magnolia Pictures is ready to do it again, this time with a Herbie Hancock music documentary.

By Kimberly Nordyke LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Report

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - As film back-stories go, this one is fairly serpentine. The Samuel L. Jackson thriller "Snakes on a Plane," which wrapped last September in Vancouver, went back before the cameras this month for five days of additional shooting in Los Angeles.

By Kieran Doherty LONDON (Reuters) - Rock singer Pete Doherty pleaded guilty on Thursday to seven charges of possessing heroin, crack cocaine and cannabis in a court appearance in east London.

HAVANA (Reuters) - Pio Leyva, a singer and composer in the Buena Vista Social Club band of veteran Cuban musicians, died on Thursday of a heart attack. He was 88.

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - As film back-stories go, this one is fairly serpentine. The Samuel L. Jackson thriller "Snakes on a Plane," which wrapped last September in Vancouver, went back before the cameras this month for five days of additional shooting in Los Angeles.

By Silvia Aloisi ROME (Reuters) - Italian director Nanni Moretti brings Silvio Berlusconi to the big screen in "The Cayman," a bitter-sweet critique of the tycoon-turned-politician but also of those who demonise him.

By Alexandria Sage LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Forget satin, silk and cashmere. Denim took center stage at this year's Los Angeles Fashion Week in a reminder to fashion watchers that premium jeans mean big business.

Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin