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  • What Patti Smith and Neil Young won't be doing at BEA

     
    An encore of the stunning 1996 performance by Neil Young and Patti Smith is probably too much to hope for from their upcoming discussion together at BEA....
  • Posthumous Joey Ramone album due May 22; live performance set

     
    Punk rock pioneer Joey Ramone's unfinished songs have been completed and will be issued in a posthumous album "...ya know?" to be released May 22. Joey Ramone's brother, Mickey Leigh, enlisted help from Joey's friends and admirers to complete the tracks...
  • Review: Patti Smith rocks the Wiltern with Flea and Depp

    Review: Patti Smith rocks the Wiltern with Flea and Depp
    This post has been corrected. See below for details. Among the pleas and invectives, yowls and barks coming from Patti Smith on stage at the Wiltern on Friday, the bellowed cries of “free money!” “Gloria!” and “Pussy Riot!&...
  • Freddie Mercury biopic moves forward; Sacha Baron Cohen to star

    Freddie Mercury biopic moves forward; Sacha Baron Cohen to star
    Queen guitarist Brian May has reignited talk of a long-gestating Freddie Mercury biopic when he confirmed a shooting schedule and Sacha Baron Cohen’s participation as Mercury. While that information sinks in, think of Cohen, best known for his star-...
  • Lizzie Garrett Mettler looks at tomboy style in a new Rizzoli book

    Lizzie Garrett Mettler looks at tomboy style in a new Rizzoli book
    For years, L.A.-based author Lizzie Garrett Mettler thought "tomboy" was a dirty word. "I was a definite tomboy when I was a kid," she says. "It was a nightmare for my parents to get me into a dress for a stretch of years." As she became a teenager...
  • Grammys 2013: Mood lifts at Clive Davis gala

    Grammys 2013: Mood lifts at Clive Davis gala
    This post has been updated. Please see below for details. The annual pre-Grammy gala known as the Clive Davis party is an A-list showbiz summit — "the invite everybody wants,” as CBS boss Les Moonves put it — masquerading as an...
  • Karl Rove likes reading Jorge Luis Borges. Yes, that Karl Rove.

    Karl Rove likes reading Jorge Luis Borges. Yes, that Karl Rove.
    Karl Rove: Fox News commentator, conservative who caused consternation on election night, major Republican strategist. And fan of metafictional writer Jorge Luis Borges. Yes, really. The news comes from Rove's own website (via Twitter). Since 2010, Rove...
  • Warren Hellman dies at 77; San Francisco financier, bluegrass fan

    Warren Hellman dies at 77; San Francisco financier, bluegrass fan
    Reporting from San Francisco -- Warren Hellman, a San Francisco financier, philanthropist and bluegrass enthusiast who lavished his city with a free concert that grew into one of the nation's largest music festivals, died Sunday of complications from...
  • Tuli Kupferberg dies at 86; founding member of the underground band the Fugs

    Tuli Kupferberg dies at 86; founding member of the underground band the Fugs
    Tuli Kupferberg, a founding member of the underground left-wing 1960s band the Fugs as well as a poet, political cartoonist and lifelong peace activist, died Monday in New York. He was 86. Kupferberg's health had been declining since he suffered two...
  • Buddy Holly all-star tribute concert to premiere on PBS on Dec. 3

     
    A Buddy Holly all-start tribute concert special will premiere on PBS on Dec. 3. Stevie Nicks, Graham Nash, Chris Isaak and other fans saluted Buddy Holly in Hollywood in September on what would have been the Texas rocker's 75th birthday....
  • Davis Guggenheim talks U2's 'Achtung Baby' documentary

     
    Director Davis Guggenheim discusses "From the Sky Down," his new documentary about U2 and the making of its album "Achtung Baby."...