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17 min ago |

'Extant' premiere: Why did Halle Berry say yes to a TV show? One big name reason.

The Oscar-winning actress stars in the executive producer's home-screen latest project as CBS debuts the sci-fi thriller series "Extant" Wednesday .


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Their Eyes Were Watching God, Introducing Dorothy Dandridge, Drama Movies, Monster's Ball, Biography Movies, Celebrities, Halle Berry, Science / Technology, Space

4 hrs ago | Seattle Times

Musical based on Queen’s music will rock you

Campy, flamboyant, tuneful and abundantly creative, the British hard-rock band led by singer Freddie Mercury formed in the early '70s and recorded one of the decade's rock masterpieces, the 1976 album "A Night at the Opera," and its signature song, "Bohemian Rhapsody" - as well as more than two dozen other hits before Mercury's death in 1991.


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

7 hrs ago | WXLO-FM Worcester

5 Seconds of Summer to Perform at MTV VMAs

Last week, Ariana Grande revealed she'll be performing at next month's MTV Video Music Awards.


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

8 hrs ago | KLIQ-FM Hastings

Halle Berry's New TV Drama "Extant" Premieres Wednesday

Halle Berry returns to TV in a new drama premiering on CBS Wednesday night. The Oscar winner stars in Extant, which is executive produced by Steven Spielberg.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Introducing Dorothy Dandridge, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Celebrities, Halle Berry, Science / Technology, Space, Comedy, Soap Opera

11 hrs ago | Mansfield Chad

Hairspray the musical hits all the high notes

Around 50 students at All Saints Catholic Academy backcombed their bee-hives and coiffured their quiffs for the high-energy show which is set in Baltimore in 1962.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Hairspray, Musical Movies, Drama Movies

15 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

Outdoor Music and Movies, and Military in the Museum

If you came of age in the 1990s, Modest Mouse isn't just a band: It's a totem. The Issaquah, Wash.-based band released its first album, This is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Talk About , in 1996 .


Related Topix: Modest Mouse, Pop/Rock, Comedy Movies, Crime Movies, Adventure, O Brother, Where Art Thou?

19 hrs ago | The Township Journal

The New Gene Krupa Orchestra to feature original Krupa arrangements

Although groomed to be a priest by his devout parents, audiences can celebrate the fact that legendary drummer Gene Krupa found a different calling.


Related Topix: The Gene Krupa Story, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Gene Krupa, Jazz, The Orchestra, Big-Band, Hackettstown, NJ, Entertainment

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Stop the presses: Ringo Starr makes comment on mystery 'Train Music' track

A 30-second song that has been a hot topic for a couple of weeks because of speculation that it might be the Beatles finally has a comment on it, sort of, from a Beatle.


Related Topix: Short, Children TV, Animated TV, The Beatles, Entertainment, Television, Ringo Starr, Pop/Rock, John Lennon

St. Petersburg Times

SoundCheck: Tim McGraw, Morris Day and the Time, Dave Matthews among top live music picks

Details: Saturday 7 p.m. MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Purple Rain, Morris Day, Tampa, FL, Clearwater, FL, Ray LaMontagne, Music, Entertainment

Farmington Daily Times

Energy commentary: Overreaching federal government makes strong men weak

I saw tears in the eyes of ranchers. These were tough men; men who could scrape a good living out of the rock and tumbleweeds in the harsh New Mexico deserts.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Freedom, Catron County, NM, Las Cruces, NM, Opinion

Open Source Comments

Ruby Braff's Tribute to Louis Armstrong

Hoagy Carmichael, the song-writer of "Stardust" and "Georgia," remembered the first time he heard Louis Armstrong play, in 1921.


Related Topix: New Orleans, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Drama Movies, Ambient, Armstrong, Ruby Braff, Hoagy Carmichael


The Most Idealized Sentiments From Taylor Swift's Love Story Op-Ed About The Music Industry

Taylor Swift arrives on the red carpet for the 56th Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on January 26, 2014.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Country, Hot Chicks, Pop/Rock, Taylor Swift, Los Angeles, CA, us Travel, North America Travel, Los Angeles Travel, Travel, Grammy Awards, Music

95.5 3WS

Paul McCartney: Vidoes Of Pittsburgh Show - 7/7/2014

Tuesday 7/8/2014: Joey Chestnut set a World Record by eating 69 hot dogs at this year's July 4th Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest...but the world record for eating these is 18...18 What? Answer: Bicycles ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Monday 7/7/2014: "Twist and Shout" is the most played Beatles' song that ... (more)


Related Topix: Short, World Records, Pop/Rock, The Beatles

Le Vent du Nord plays Uxbridge July 13

The Quebec band was founded in 2002 and has won two Juno awards, a Canadian Folk Music Award, a Grand Prix du Disque Charles Cros and an Artist of the Year nod at the North American Folk Alliance annual gala.


Related Topix: Billboard Music Awards

WTAX-AM Springfield


Today's Birthdays: Singer Steve Lawrence is 79. Actor Jeffrey Tambor is 70. Actress Kim Darby is 67. Children's singer Raffi is 66. Actress Anjelica Huston is 63. Actor Kevin Bacon is 56. Country singer Toby Keith is 53. Guitarist Graham Jones of Haircut 100 is 53. Keyboardist Andy Fletcher of Depeche Mode is 53. Singer Joan Osborne is 52. Actor ... (more)


Related Topix: Jeffrey Tambor, Folk, Raffi, Toby Keith, Country, Joan Osborne, Pop/Rock, Comedy Movies, Almost Famous, Drama Movies, Adventure, Michael Weatherly

Mon Jul 07, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Happy birthday, Ringo Starr! Beatles drummer turns 74

Conflicting reports were released July 23, 2001 regarding Beatle George Harrison''s battle with cancer.


Related Topix: Short, Children TV, Animated TV, The Beatles, Entertainment, Television, Yellow Submarine, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, Adventure, Ringo Starr, Pop/Rock, Drama Movies, Candy

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Ex-Beatle Ringo Starr turns 74Ex-Beatle Ringo Starr turns 74His...

His floppy hair may have receded and his youthful exuberance have worn with decades of a life well-lived, but ex-Beatle Ringo Starr still gets by - with a little help from hisa well, you know the rest.


Related Topix: Children TV, Animated TV, The Beatles, Entertainment, Television, Short, Yellow Submarine, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, Adventure, Ringo Starr, Pop/Rock, Drama Movies, Candy


Celebrity Birthdays, July 7: Ringo Starr and Sevyn Streeter

Musician, singer, songwriter and actor Ringo Starr turns 74 today. Starr gained worldwide fame as the drummer for the Beatles; he sang lead vocals for "With a Little Help from My Friends," "Yellow Submarine" and their cover of "Act Naturally."


Related Topix: Ringo Starr, Yellow Submarine, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Shining Time Station, Pop/Rock, Family, Adventure, Entertainment, Television, The Beatles, Thomas & Friends, Hip-Hop

Myrtle Beach Online

Halle Berry launches into a new era of control with CBS' 'Extant'

For at least an hour, one of the biggest stars on the planet was the center of attention at the premiere of CBS' science-fiction drama "Extant" at the California Science Center in Exposition Park.


Related Topix: The Call, Frankie and Alice, Cloud Atlas, Introducing Dorothy Dandridge, Drama Movies, Monster's Ball, Biography Movies, Celebrities, Halle Berry


See Paul McCartney Jam With Johnny Depp in 'Early Days' - Premiere

"Early Days" is one of the highlights of Paul McCartney's most recent album, 2013's New , but its music video - which you can watch exclusively here - might never have happened if it was left up to McCartney.


Related Topix: Short, Music, Entertainment