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3 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Christopher Walken to play Captain Hook in NBC's 'Peter Pan Live!'

The network announced on Sunday that Walken will play the iconic pirate in its live holiday production of "Peter Pan."


Related Topix: Hairspray, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Christopher Walken

7 hrs ago |

I Am Divine

With an appropriate explosion of humour and colour, this documentary traces the life of a fiercely individualistic actor, digging beneath the surface to explore both his origins and his legacy.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Polyester, Female Trouble, Hairspray, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Pop/Rock, Divine, I Am Divine

11 hrs ago | The Daily News Journal

Uncle Dave Macon Days: Heritage Award goes to Dailey & Vincent

Although temperatures soared into the 90s Saturday afternoon, Dailey & Vincent still took the stage in dress suits to receive the Heritage Award and perform for hundreds at the Uncle Dave Macon Days.


Related Topix: Grand Ole Opry, Comedy Movies, Dailey & Vincent

15 hrs ago |

Paul McCartney concert veteran says Macca is back

Bob Gannon, who has seen 110 Paul McCartney shows, says that after seeing his second U.S. show in Pittsburgh, there's no doubt McCartney is back in action.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Yellow Submarine, Family, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Adventure, Pop/Rock, The Beatles

Sat Jul 12, 2014


MOR Pinoy Music Awards announces winners

TEEN King Daniel Padilla and Pop Princess Sarah Geronimo were hailed Male and Female Artists of the Year at the 2014 MOR Pinoy Music Awards.


Related Topix: Billboard Music Awards

Bob Geldof step-daughter Tiger Lily quitting UK to study in New York

The daughter of Michael Hutchence and Paula Yates will turn her back on modelling contracts to start a new life where her loved ones' tragedies are less famous She will turn her back on lucrative modelling contracts to start a new life in a country where her loved ones' tragedies are less famous.


Related Topix: Live Aid, Michael Hutchence


Flashback: Loretta Lynn Duets With Sissy Spacek

By 1976, Loretta Lynn had already earned nearly every award in country music when the Kentucky-born singer-songwriter penned her autobiography with writer George Vecsey.


Related Topix: Coal Miner's Daughter, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Horror Movies, Thriller, Carrie, Celebrities, Sissy Spacek, Loretta Lynn, Country, Alternative, Music, Entertainment

BET to rebroadcast 'Gun Hill' starring Larenz Tate

"Gun Hill" will get another showing on BET this weekend. The television movie starring veteran actor Larenz Tate as twins on the opposite side of the law will re-air Saturday July 12 at 8:00 p.m. ET.


Related Topix: Biker Boyz, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Love Jones, Why Do Fools Fall In Love, Rescue Me, Comedy Movies, Comedy, Dead Presidents, Biography Movies, Entertainment, Drama, Television, The Inkwell


Clash of the Classics: 'Trick' vs. 'The Adventures of Priscilla'

After compiling a list of the most essential LGBT movies , The Advocate is pitting the top 32 entries against one another in a series of one-on-one face-offs.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Trick, Priscilla, Pop/Rock, The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Drama Movies, Gay/Lesbian

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Post-Standard

Trombone Shorty mashes up the musical greats at Jazz Fest Friday

Trombone Shorty is a mosaic of musical styles -- a literal mix tape of jazz, funk, blues and hip-hop.


Related Topix: Trombone Shorty, Syracuse, NY, Drama Movies, New Orleans, Black Entertainment, Louis Armstrong, Entertainment

The Daily Democrat

'Better Call Saul' supporting cast announced

AMC is confirming that Michael McKean is joining series star Bob Odenkirk in "Better Call Saul," the much-awaited prequel to "Breaking Bad."


Related Topix: Breaking Bad, Entertainment, Television, This Is Spinal Tap, Comedy Movies, Michael McKean, Bob Odenkirk, Christopher Guest, Harry Shearer

Hockey fans give Paul McCartney huge welcome in Chicago

Paul McCartney's concert at United Center in Chicago July 9 had an interesting local twist during his usual reading of signs written by the fans, according to Kit O'Toole, who attended the show.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Yellow Submarine, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, Adventure, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Fargo, ND


Lee Grant's memoir 'a gutsy tale, told with naked honesty'

Across a circuitous career that spans eight decades, actress Lee Grant has worked with a who's who of Hollywood luminaries, stretching from Kirk Douglas to Warren Beatty.


Related Topix: Film Noir, Detective Story, Peyton Place, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Comedy Movies, Shampoo, In the Heat of the Night, Mystery Movies, Valley of the Dolls, Lee Grant

Songs of the Time: Richard Linklater on the Music of Boyhood

Think back: to your first high-school dance, to the first time a parent spoke to you like an adult, to the summer it seemed like your friendships would last forever, to getting in the car to drive away after your heart had just been broken.


Related Topix: Short, Waking Life, Animation Movies, Drama Movies, Richard Linklater, Family of the Year

Gus Van Sant Rumored to Take Over for Shane Black on 'Death Note'

It's been over three years since Iron Man 3 director Shane Black was attached to direct an adaptation of the popular Japanese manga Death Note .


Related Topix: Iron Man 3, Psycho, Last Days, Crime Movies, Horror Movies, Drama Movies, Thriller, Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga

Animator brings memories of Beatles cartoons and 'Yellow Submarine' to show

Ron Campbell, who directed the legendary Saturday morning cartoon show "The Beatles " that aired on ABC from 1965 through 1969 and was an animator on the Beatles film "Yellow Submarine," told Beatles Examiner it's amazing that the 1967 film is loved by so many almost 50 years later.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Children TV, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Yellow Submarine, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, Adventure, John Lennon

The Daily Republic

HA1 4sker DA1 4's ambitious legacy lives on as 'Zen Arcade' turns 30

In 1984, three of that area's most prominent artists of the day released career-defining work in a four-month period: R&B/funk legend Prince served "Purple Rain," hardcore punk trio Husker Du dropped "Zen Arcade" and The Replacements issued "Let it Be."


Related Topix: Husker Du, Punk, Purple Rain, Drama Movies, Prince, Pop-Funk, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, The Replacements, St. Paul, MN

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Adam Lambert keeps Queen rocking in Houston

If there were any qualms from Houston fans Wednesday night about Adam Lambert slipping into the studded leather of the late, great Freddie Mercury - they were silenced when the "American Idol" finalist lent his swooping vocals to "Fat Bottomed Girls."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Queen, We Are the Champions, Freddie Mercury


A Midsummer Night's Dream

Stolen hearts are all the rage. Director Tony Simotes, with a genial stroke of genius, has stolen all our hearts as he transplants Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" into New Orleans in the heart of its own jazz age.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Theater, New Orleans, Jazz

KRRQ-FM Lafayette

Usher to Perform at 2014 MTV Video Music Awards

The network has announced that the singer will join pop singer Ariana Grande and Australian pop-punk band 5 Seconds of Summer among the performers at the annual event, airing from the Forum in Inglewood, California on Sunday, August 24 at 9 p.m ET/PT.


Related Topix: MTV Video Music Awards, Pop/Rock, Ariana Grande, Inglewood, CA