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Steve Martin, Ben Harper, Earth Wind and Fire at Ottawa Jazz Fest
The 2014 TD Ottawa Jazz Festival boasts a bluesy theme with comedian and bluegrass composer Steve Martin and his band, Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite, Earth Wind and Fire and the Tedeschi Trucks Band among the headliners.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
Behind The Scenes Of West End Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Tony Award-winning Broadway hit DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS comes to the West End later this month with stage and screen stars Robert Lindsay and Rufus Hound in the leads and a new behind the scenes featurette detailing the set construction is now available to view.
Match made in heaven
Instead, the Steep Canyon Rangers casually added Steve Martin, a banjo player, comedian and American auter, to their Grammy Award-winning bluegrass band.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Ain't It Cool News
Aliens look to Steve Martin to find them a new home planet in this extended teaser for HOME
Aliens look to Steve Martin to find them a new home planet in this extended teaser for HOME, entitled ALMOST HOME! About 8 months ahead of its November release, and we have our first look at Dreamworks' HOME, based on Adam Rex's book The True Meaning of Smekday , via this short film.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
A Musical Feast: 'The Little Shop of Horrors' brought to life by Visalia Players
On Friday, get transported into the musical world of a 1950s B-movie come to life on stage, complete with an evil, man-eating plant, a sadistic dentist and a Greek chorus of do-wop singers when the Visalia Community Players put on "The Little Shop of Horrors."
Producer Robert Simonds Partners With U.S. and Chinese Financiers for New Studio Venture
The startup says it will invest more than $1 billion over the next five years and aims to produce star vehicles in the $40 million range for the U.S. and China markets.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
The Center for the Arts Presents Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Now thru 3/23
The Center for the Arts will present the musical comedy "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" weekends today, March 7-23, with Friday and Saturday shows at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Directed by Kim Powers with assistance from Lisa Mclaurin, the musical is based on the 1988 film which starred Michael Payne and Steve Martin as two con artists who ... (more)
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Grammy-winning bluegrass coming to FSU
Bluegrass comes to New England when the CenterStage at Fitchburg State University arts and culture series presents the Grammy-winning virtuosi Steep Canyon Rangers at 8 p.m. March 29 in Weston Auditorium, 353 North St. Bluegrass music has its roots in Appalachia, where it was formed from blending traditions of Irish, Scottish, Welsh and English ... (more)
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Center for the Arts to Present Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, 3/7-23
The Center for the Arts will present the musical comedy "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" weekends March 7-23, with Friday and Saturday shows at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Directed by Kim Powers with assistance from Lisa Mclaurin, the musical is based on the 1988 film which starred Michael Payne and Steve Martin as two con artists who compete ... (more)
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Bay Area Artist and Old Friend Catherine...
I recently had the chance to catch up with an old friend from Reno, who has been doing really well for herself showing in both Seattle and the Bay Area.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Top 50 Movie Songs Of All Time
Movies and music have been a natural combination ever since sound was first added to moving images.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Lena Dunham To Host 'SNL' March 8: Will Blerta Return?
Comic legends such as Steve Martin, John Goodman and Joan Rivers have hosted "Saturday Night Live" over the variety show's 39 seasons, and on March 8, there will be yet another hosting milestone: the voice of the generation will take center stage.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Va. pol cuts 'host' from abortion post
A Virginia state lawmaker is facing heat after a Facebook post criticizing abortion rights groups in which he called pregnant women a "child's host."
Steve Martin and Edie Brickell reveal their plans to write a musical after taking home the Grammy Award for Best American Roots Song, 'Love Has Come For You'.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
a Picasso at the Lapine Agilea opens Friday in Laurel
Director Stephen Deininger also portrays Gaston in “Picasso at the Lapin Agile,” opening Friday at the Laurel Mill Playhouse.
Brilliant Scoundrels a winning combination
DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS, Opera House, Manchester THIS musical has been around for a while but here comes up fresh and very funny in a revised version "for the UK stage", in what if anything is its perfect medium.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
HART Theatre's 'Picasso at the Lapin Agile' an endearing view of 20th century geniuses: review
Damien Siemer as Albert Einstein and Seth Rue as Pablo Picasso bring Steve Martin's comedy, "Picasso at the Lapin Agile" to the stage at HART Theatre in Hillsboro.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Halton students prepare to shine at Sears Drama Festival
Themes will range from The Brothers Grimm to a lockdown to a debate over genius at the Halton District Sears Drama Festival.
What's your favourite novelty song?
Wikipedia tells me that a novelty song is "a comical or nonsensical song, performed principally for its comical effect" .