Culture

Adele’s 2011 holdover ’21’ still tops in 2012 music sales

Published 04/01/2013

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Turns out Adele ruled 2012, too — and set a record while she was at it.

The British singer's "21" was the [more…]

January entertainment lineup opens array of diversions

Published 03/01/2013

EVANSVILLE — Monster trucks, motorcycles, lizards and serpents, a classic musical, a classical concert, country, Christian and children's acts will take to area stages, arenas [more…]

UPDATE: Pan-Arab Al-Jazeera buys Current TV; Time Warner drops channel

Published 03/01/2013

LOS ANGELES — With its purchase of left-leaning Current TV, the Pan-Arab news channel Al-Jazeera has fulfilled a long-held quest to reach tens of millions [more…]

Pop star Rain to be punished over meeting actress

Published 03/01/2013

SEOUL, South Korea — The South Korean military will punish pop star Rain for meeting with a top actress while on duty during his mandatory [more…]

Rare Stephen King book for auction in Maine

Published 03/01/2013

ELLSWORTH, Maine — A signed copy of a rare Stephen King book is up for auction at a Maine bookstore, with proceeds going to a [more…]

Depardieu, in tax fight with France, gets Russian citizenship

Published 03/01/2013

MOSCOW — The Kremlin has cast Gerard Depardieu in one of the most surprising roles of his life as a new Russian citizen.The announcement Thursday [more…]

Paparazzo killed after taking shots of Bieber car

Published 02/01/2013

LOS ANGELES — A paparazzo was struck and killed by a car while darting across a street after taking pictures of Justin Bieber's Ferrari when [more…]

‘Tennessee Waltz’ singer Patti Page dies at 85

Published 02/01/2013

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Unforgettable songs like "Tennessee Waltz" and "(How Much Is That) Doggie in the Window?" made Patti Page the best-selling female singer of [more…]

Dance students at Joshua Academy will practice their moves on a new floor

Published 02/01/2013

EVANSVILLE — A construction crew spent Wednesday working on a present for Joshua Academy students when they return from winter break: A 28-foot by 28-foot [more…]

Late Courier columnist Joe Aaron to be inducted into Journalism Hall of Fame

Published 02/01/2013

A humble, simple man who never knew he was great

EVANSVILLE — The late Joe Aaron, a longtime Evansville Courier reporter and columnist, is one [more…]