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Graceland exhibit gives glimpse into young Elvis

Posted: 02/24/2014 - The telegram sent by Elvis Presley to his parents in November 1954 gives a glimpse into the young singer's sense of responsibility and his optimism, as he begins what will become an influential career as a rock 'n' roll icon and cultural phenomenon.

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DiCaprio Foundation gives $3M to advocacy group

Updated: 02/20/2014 - International advocacy group Oceana says it has received a $3 million grant from the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation for its work to protect threatened ocean habitat and keystone marine species such as sharks.

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Venezuelan folk singer Simon Diaz dies at 85

Posted: 02/19/2014 - Venezuelan folk singer-songwriter Simon Diaz has died at age 85, prompting an outpouring of mourning in the country that considered the man known as "Uncle Simon" to be a national treasure.

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Owensboro bluegrass festival announces lineup

Posted: 02/19/2014 - Organizers have announced the lineup for an annual bluegrass music festival sponsored by the International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro.

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Montgomery, Jones voted into Jazz Hall of Fame

Updated: 02/17/2014 - Singer Betty Carter, guitarist Wes Montgomery, drummer Elvin Jones and bandleader Fletcher Henderson have been voted into Jazz at Lincoln Center's Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame.

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$200K bond for NYC man arrested amid Hoffman probe

Posted: 02/14/2014 - A lawyer for a musician arrested amid an investigation into Philip Seymour Hoffman's death says about 300 packets of heroin allegedly found in the musician's New York City apartment and studio would have been largely for his own consumption.

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