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This photo provided by Sony Pictures Classics shows, Bel Powley as Minnie Goetze, in a scene from the film, "The Diary of a Teenage Girl."  (Sam Emerson/Sony Pictures Classics via AP)

'Diary of a Teenage Girl' aims to take the movie sheen off adolescence

"I feel like, in some ways, we're not actually [truthfully] paying respects to the experience of what it is to be a teenager when we write teenagers with the voice of adults just kind of put into their mouths," said Marielle Heller, writer/director of the new film "The Diary of a Teenage Girl," which opens Friday. Published August 13, 2015

Adam Duritz (Baltimore Sun)

Counting Crows frontman Duritz bemoans state of music biz

Counting Crows' song "Mr. Jones" put the band into the pop stratosphere in 1993, but if frontman Adam Duritz had his way, he wouldn't be fielding constant requests for the hit on a nightly basis. Published August 10, 2015

This Nov. 30, 2011, file photo shows television host Jon Stewart during a taping of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" in New York. (AP Photo/Brad Barket, File)

'Daily Show' set headed to Newseum

Jon Stewart bids his audience goodbye Thursday evening after 16 years as host of "The Daily Show" on Comedy Central, but the set from his long-running news satire show will soon be headed to Washington, D.C.'s Newseum. Published August 6, 2015

FILE - In this May 24, 2015 file photo, Keith Richards performs at The Rolling Stones Zip Code Tour opening night in San Diego, Calif. Netflix will premiere an original documentary on Keith Richards. "Keith Richards - Under the Influence" will be available Sept. 18, the streaming service announced Tuesday, July 28. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)

Richards: 'Sgt. Pepper's' was a 'rubbish' record

In a new interview with Esquire, Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards calls The Beatles' iconic 1967 album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" "a mishmash of rubbish." Published August 5, 2015

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'Anchorman''s Koechner brings stand-up to D.C.

David Koechner wants you to know that when you see his stand-up act, it won't be him in character as Champ Kind, his "Anchorman" persona, for two hours. Published July 31, 2015

Rufus Wainwright performs with the National Symphony Orchestra at Wolf Trap on Friday. (Associated Press)

Rufus Wainwright looks forward to bringing music to 'quite exotic' D.C. area

Rufus Wainwright was born into rock 'n' roll royalty. As the son of Loudon Wainwright and folk singer Kate McGarrigle, Mr. Wainwright had the spirit of rock instilled in him from Day One. But a troubled youth -- and his famous dad being mostly absent after his parents' divorce -- gave him the fuel for his own musical legacy. Published July 28, 2015

Richard Gere plays a homeless man in "Time Out Of Mind," scheduled for a September release. (AP, File)

Richard Gere experiences homelessness for film, stresses need for human connection

Even Richard Gere had a tough time panhandling. For his role as George, a homeless man suffering from mental illness in the upcoming film "Time Out of Mind," the actor went "undercover" in New York, standing on street corners and beseeching people for change. "I made a buck and a half. I was very bad at this," Mr. Gere said. Published July 16, 2015

Soundtrack of the summer not to be missed

It's hard to believe summertime is more or less at its halfway point, but that doesn't mean your outdoorsy fun has to stop any time soon. And just as important as what you do with the warm months is the soundtrack you choose to back it up. Published July 14, 2015