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Local Music Venues Are Using New App To Turn Off Cell Phones At Shows

Yondr, a new app is basically looking to keep you from using your phone at all while you’re actually watching an artist onstage.

09/25/2014

Part of the '@Large...' art exhibit on Alcatraz Island by Ai Weiwei. (Doug Sovern/CBS)

Chinese Dissident Artist Unveils Exhibition On Alcatraz Island Spotlighting Crackdowns On Free Speech

An exhibition by a Chinese artist which spotlights government stifling of free speech – and featuring the use of more than one million Lego pieces – was unveiled on Alcatraz Island Wednesday.

09/24/2014

Model Kate Upton (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Leaked Celebrity Nude Photos To Be Featured At Florida Art Exhibit

Hacked photos of famous celebrities will take center stage at an upcoming art exhibit.

09/04/2014

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Con Artists Keep Track Of Victims, Pass Names To Other Scammers In ‘Sucker Lists’

Fall for a scam once and there’s a good chance you’ll be targeted again.

05/12/2014

Lorde

Lorde Announces 2014 Tour Dates With Stop In Oakland

Grammy-Nominated Lorde heads out on a North American tour in the spring of 2014

12/17/2013

Pitbull (credit: Last.FM)

Pitbull To Host American Music Awards

Just before he hits the SAP Center stage for 99.7 [NOW!]‘s Triple Ho Show 4.0, rapper Pitbull will host the American Music Awards…

11/05/2013

"Pied Piper" mural by Maxfield Parrish at the Pied Piper Bar in the Palace Hotel, San Francisco. (Centpacrr/Wikipedia)

Celebrated Pied Piper Mural Makes Comeback At SF Palace Hotel

The cocktails were flowing Thursday evening at The Palace Hotel, in celebration of the return of the Pied Piper of Hamelin mural.

08/23/2013

"Star Wars" Designer Ralph McQuarrie Dead At 82

‘Star Wars’ Designer Ralph McQuarrie Dead At 82

Ralph McQuarrie, the artist whose conceptual paintings were instrumental in designing the landmark “Star Wars” films, has died at age 82…

03/04/2012

Tupac Sex Tape Surfaces; 6-Figure Bidding War Erupts

Tupac Sex Tape Surfaces; 6-Figure Bidding War Erupts

TMZ reports a five-minute sex tape showing slain Oakland Hip Hop Artist, Tupac Shakur has surfaced and two rival porn companies are set to pay top dollar on the footage…

10/04/2011

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San Jose Judge Fines Graffiti Artist ‘Girafa’ $38,000 For Vandalism

judge ordered the graffiti artist Steven Free, known among taggers as Girafa, three years probation and a hefty fine for painting thousands of images of giraffes on public and private property throughout San Jose.

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