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3 hrs ago | University City Review

Notes on Music

The NY Times' description of "The Book of Mormon" is "Heaven on Broadway," now at the very beginning of a sumptuous seven-week stay at the Forrest Theatre through Sept.


Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Theater, The Book of Mormon, Tony Awards, Arts, Opera, Tchaikovsky, Classical

4 hrs ago | Redlands Daily Facts

Hollywood Bowla s a Haira comes with hefty warning

This is the warning that the Hollywood Bowl gives about “Hair,” the famed 1968 rock musical that will play there tonight through Sunday: “Includes simulated drug use, brief nudity, profanity, questioning of religion, blatant sexual positioning, refusal of authority, energy, love, beads, flowers and happiness ... so ... (more)


Related Topix: Kristen Bell, Hot Chicks, Hairspray, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies

8 hrs ago | E! Online

Yes! Taylor Swift to Perform at the MTV Video Music Awards

Taylor Swift may be spending most of her time in New York these days , but she'll be heading west at the end of next month.

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Related Topix: MTV Video Music Awards, Celebrities, Country, Hot Chicks, Pop/Rock, Taylor Swift, Sia, Alternative

12 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

5 questions with actor and comic Fred Willard

When Fred Willard appears with the 2000 comedy "Best in Show" at the Redford Theatre on Sunday night, he'll bring with him five decades of comedy improvisation experience.


Related Topix: Best in Show, Comedy Movies, A Mighty Wind, This Is Spinal Tap, Waiting for Guffman, Fernwood 2Night, Entertainment, Television, Fred Willard

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Film Threat

and So it Goes

Directed by Rob Reiner Written by Mark Andrus Produced by Rob Reiner Starring Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton Clarius Entertainment Are you sitting down? I'm about to coin a new phrase and I wouldn't want to knock you over with its culturally observant pithiness.


Related Topix: Flipped, And So It Goes, Darling Companion, Stand by Me, Horror Movies, Drama Movies, This Is Spinal Tap, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Adventure, Misery

Movie critic: Fifty Shades of Grey trailer is a big turnoff

The one thing you must never admit when you are a film critic is that a film has turned you on.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Vocal, Marilyn Monroe

Austin American Statesman

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A handful of Austin musicians will play Beatles songs as part of the Sunday services at the Center for Spiritual Living throughout the month of August in the Center's 13th annual Beatles Month event.


Related Topix: Short, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Austin, TX, Celebrities, Paul McCartney

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Second Installment of Led Zeppelin Reissue Campaign Arriving in October

The Led Zeppelin reissue campaign will continue this fall, when the band releases remastered and expanded versions of their fourth and fifth studio albums , 1971's Led Zeppelin IV and 1973's Houses of the Holy .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Led Zeppelin, The Song Remains the Same

River Front Times

Zakk Wylde: "When You Grow Into a Big Rock Star You Can Ask For All...

Zakk Wylde is a fount of useful knowledge for rock stars-in-training. In his 2013 book, Bringing Metal to the Children: The Complete Berzerker's Guide to World Tour Domination , the Black Label Society singer/guitarist advises young musicians not to demand too much too soon: "Be reasonable, and when you grow into a big rock star you can ask for all ... (more)


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Rock Star, Pop/Rock, Zakk Wylde, Metal, Black Label Society

Radio Times

Gillian Anderson delivers a heartbreaking Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire

The X-Files and The Fall star tugs at the heart-strings in a beautifully performed but not flawless production of Tennessee Williams' classic study of the long hot passions of the Deep South at the Young Vic Theatre Three-and-a-half hours in a small, dark and not entirely comfortable auditorium is a big ask to make, even of the most committed ... (more)


Related Topix: Thriller, Mystery Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Entertainment, Drama, Science Fiction Movies, Television, The X-Files, A Streetcar Named Desire, Celebrities, Theater, Gillian Anderson


Piper Perabo and Stephen Kay stray away from a traditional wedding

As we previously reported , Perabo, who got her start in the entertainment industry with her role in Coyote Ugly , tied the knot with director and executive producer of Covert Affairs , Stephen Kay.


Related Topix: Wedding, Coyote Ugly, Cheaper by the Dozen, Comedy Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Piper Perabo

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Lyric tenor Carlo Bergonzi was leading Verdi interpreter

'I have tried to learn to act through the voice,' said Italian tenor Carlo Bergonzi, seen here at a 2009 event in Cannes, France.


Related Topix: Verdi, Opera, France, World News, Arts, Drama Movies, Carnegie Hall, Maria Callas, Music, Entertainment

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

a Noah,a out on DVD Tuesday, takes a rugged journey

The biblical story of Noah has been told and depicted in numerous ways, from cute little kids tales to ferocious epics.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, The Big Chill, Drama Movies

USA Today

Paul McCartney reissues 'Venus and Mars,' 'Speed of Sound'

The rollout of Paul McCartney's Archive Collection continues with two Wings reissues on Sept.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Short, Paul McCartney, Wings, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

Paul McCartney announces reissues of two more Wings albums

McCartney's label Concord Music says both albums will be available in a variety of physical and digital formats.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Short


Music Theatre International Nabs A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder Rights

Music Theatre International has announced that it has acquired live performance rights for the Tony Award-winning musical A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder .


Related Topix: Tony Awards

WXLO-FM Worcester

Kesha Admits She Once Broke Into Prince's House

Kesha 's had no problem getting people to listen to her music since going all the way to #1 with her song "TiK ToK" in 2010, but there was a time in her career when she had to resort to desperate measures.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Purple Rain, Black Entertainment, Prince, Pop-Funk, Ke$ha, Hot Chicks

TV best bets: Monday, July 28

8 p.m., PBS: Antiques Roadshow - It's Iowa's turn to be visited by the program 15 years later in the new episode "Vintage Des Moines."


Related Topix: The Lucky One, Hairspray, Family, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, High School Musical, Musical Movies, Zac Efron, Television

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Fiji Times

Step away from sampling

Artist of the Year in the Vakalutu-i-Voce Premier Award for 2014, Elena Baravilala strikes one of her poses while singing the song My Fiji.


Related Topix: Billboard Music Awards

The London Free Press

My London: Tommy Hunter chagrined to find he can't reproduce Martimer's magical sound with guitar

Nova Scotia's Hank Snow, one of five Canadian country stars to have Canada Post issuing stamps in their honour.


Related Topix: Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, Hank Snow, Country, North America, Canada, Grand Ole Opry, Comedy Movies, Roy Acuff,