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  • 2013 Fall Movie Preview complete list

    2013 Fall Movie Preview complete list
    The 2013 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Nov. 1. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. SEPT. 6 36 Saints Two New York City detectives hunt for a serial killer targeting...
  • PASSINGS: Jim Brothers, Gilbert Taylor, Lew Wood, Allen Lanier, Norman Winter

    PASSINGS: Jim Brothers, Gilbert Taylor, Lew Wood, Allen Lanier, Norman Winter
    Jim Brothers Created bronze sculptures on display across U.S. Jim Brothers, 72, a Kansas artist whose bronze sculptures are on display in the nation's capital and at historical monuments around the country, died Tuesday at his home in Lawrence, Kan.,...
  • Linda Ronstadt on Hall of Fame induction: 'I don't care'

    Linda Ronstadt on Hall of Fame induction: 'I don't care'
    Linda Ronstadt fans invoke words such as “shameful,” “incomprehensible” and, as Don Henley put it recently,  “another travesty” when they talk about her absence from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, for which she been...
  • 'Inside Llewyn Davis' concert at NYC's Town Hall celebrates folk music

    'Inside Llewyn Davis' concert at NYC's Town Hall celebrates folk music
    NEW YORK -- Early during the magnificent tribute to folk music at Town Hall while much of America was learning the fate of "Breaking Bad's" Walter White, actor John Goodman welcomed the capacity crowd to a night of reckoning devoted to what he called...
  • ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ soundtrack enlists Lorde, Aguilera

     
    Music from punk pioneer Patti Smith, pop singer Christina Aguilera and New Zealand songstress Lorde will feature on the soundtrack […]...
  • Pussy Riot members turn out for premiere, express safety concerns

    Pussy Riot members turn out for premiere, express safety concerns
    NEW YORK -- Movie premieres can bring some unusual guests to the podium. But even the most eccentric aren't typically wearing masks because they fear reprisals from Vladimir Putin. At a the New York kickoff for HBO Documentaries’ "Pussy Riot: A...
  • So you want to be a rock 'n' roll memoirist

     So you want to be a rock 'n' roll memoirist
    Neil Young isn't the only rocker vying for readers this fall. Inspired, no doubt, by the critical and commercial success of recent volumes by Keith Richards and Patti Smith (the latter of which won a National Book Award in 2010), a host of musicians...
  • Review: Neil Young is revealing in 'Waging Heavy Peace'

     Review: Neil Young is revealing in 'Waging Heavy Peace'
    -------------------- Waging Heavy Peace A Hippie Dream Neil Young Blue Rider Press: 502 pp., $30 -------------------- Back in high school (a long time ago, but bear with me), my mother and I had an argument about Neil Young. I'd been blaring one of...
  • Paul Williams dies at 64; pioneering chronicler of rock music

    Paul Williams dies at 64; pioneering chronicler of rock music
    Paul Williams was returning to his dorm room when a fellow student relayed a message that was radical even for the 1960s: "Hey, Williams! You got a phone call from Bob Dylan." Not long before, it was Paul Simon who had rung Williams up on the hallway...
  • Album review: Alan Jackson's 'Thirty Miles West'

     
    Alan Jackson's new album 'Thirty Miles West' showcases the country singer and songwriter's no-frills approach to music. 'Thirty Miles West' is the first album from Alan Jackson' new label, Alan Country Records....
  • Album review: Patti Smith's 'Banga'

     
    After her National Book Award-winning memoir "Just Kids" greatly expanded her audience, Patti Smith could have done the usual aging-rock-legend safety move: record an album of standards and covers. Except she had just done that with 2007’s "Twelve."...