The ingénue band behind the hit song “Cool Kids” thinks their generation has some growing pains—plus, listen to the playlist they’re growing up with now
“So, what’s it like to be the ‘cool kids’ now?”
This question, according to Sydney Sierota, the lead vocalist of Echosmith, is her pet peeve. It’s in reference to Echosmith’s hit track “Cool Kids,” which rocketed up the charts last year, shooting the L.A.-based band of four siblings to unexpected fame.
“I ... More
Grace Gealey on her role as a high-powered music exec on Fox’s newest series
When Empire, the new series from Lee Daniels, premieres on Jan. 7, it’ll be not only something to watch, but something to listen to. The Fox series brings viewers into the world of Lucious Lyon, a ferocious hip-hop mogul whose fading health means major changes for his entire operation. In ... More
For a certain set of savvy stars, the role of entrepreneur can be the most lucrative one of all
Find out how sports stars rake it in off the field, how models take their spending accounts to the next level off the catwalk and how actors inflate their bank accounts off-screen. Here, DuJour breaks down the mega-millions one star at a time.
Mozart in the Jungle star Saffron Burrows on the dark side of life in the orchestra
On the surface, an orchestra is a thing of beauty. It’s a well-oiled machine made of highly trained cogs all working together to churn out some of the world’s most listenable music. Behind the scenes, well, that’s a different story.
On Amazon’s new series Mozart in the Jungle—premiering December ... More
Having kicked off the year with a triumphant awards season, the actor considers her options
She’s been working steadily for two decades and has spent most of that time at the very top of her industry, having gained worldwide fame and acclaim. Yet, during an interview conducted on a sun-bathed terrace at the Splendido resort in Portofino, Italy, Cate Blanchett seems as utterly open to ... More
Every December, an international audience of artists, collectors, museum directors and curators gather in Miami for Art Basel. For a week, bohemian artists and celebrities mingle with jetsetters for a weeklong festival of parties and visual indulgence.
Last week, in celebration of the art fair’s creativity and Miami’s sexiness, supermodel Stephanie Seymour and ... More
The Far From Men star on learning Arabic, being honored and his favorite place in Marrakech
Viggo Mortensen has played plenty of roles—from a king in The Lord of the Rings to Sigmund Freud in A Dangerous Method—but none have required quite the same specialized skills as his most recent part. To play Daru, the protagonist of director David Oelhoffen’s Far From Men, Mortensen not only had to log time ... More
The actress is seemingly everywhere this winter—and that’s a good thing
Rosemarie DeWitt was too happy to play sad. As a new mother, the actress found it difficult to conjure the demons required to become Rachel Coulson, the depressed New England mother she portrays in Olive Kitteridge, the recent HBO miniseries.
“The tricky thing about my character was that she ... More