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  • Sony Pictures leads studios with four Golden Globes film wins

    Sony Pictures leads studios with four Golden Globes film wins
    Sony Pictures Entertainment led all studios with four Golden Globe wins in film categories on Sunday night. The studio's haul included three awards for "American Hustle," which had been nominated in seven categories. Sony Pictures, a unit of Sony Corp.,...
  • Music industry watches for potential 'Inside Llewyn Davis' effect

    Music industry watches for potential 'Inside Llewyn Davis' effect
    A budding folk singer's struggle to connect with fans is at the heart of Joel and Ethan Coen's latest film, "Inside Llewyn Davis," their historically informed story of a musician trying to find his way in the Greenwich Village folk music scene circa 1961....
  • Laura Benanti enjoys the spotlight with 'Sound of Music' TV splash

     Laura Benanti enjoys the spotlight with 'Sound of Music' TV splash
    "The Sound of Music" has been sweet to Laura Benanti. In 1998 at the age of just 18, she made her Broadway debut as Maria in a revival of the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical, but it was her role last month as Maria's rival, the jilted Elsa Schrader, in NBC'...
  • Igudesman & Joo have fun with Mozart, other classical dudes

    Igudesman & Joo have fun with Mozart, other classical dudes
    Channeling Danny Kaye, Victor Borge, P.D.Q. Bach and other musicians-cum-comics, conservatory-trained violinist Aleksey Igudesman and pianist Hyung-ki Joo like to say that they don't make fun of classical music but rather that they have fun with classical...
  • Jonas Brothers call it quits

    Jonas Brothers call it quits
    The Jonas Brothers, as a musical entity, are no more. A few weeks after shuttering an upcoming tour due to “creative differences on the music,” the trio have decided to call it quits, a rep for the band confirmed to The Times. The brothers...
  • T.S. Eliot widow's art collection sells for $12.9 million

    T.S. Eliot widow's art collection sells for $12.9 million
    T.S. Eliot never lived to see the Andrew Lloyd Webber stage musical "Cats," based on Eliot's collection of poems "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats." But Eliot's second wife and widow, Valerie, did live long enough to profit from the musical, amassing a...
  • Paul Sand, at home on the Santa Monica Pier

    Paul Sand, at home on the Santa Monica Pier
    The Santa Monica Pier is a second home to Paul Sand, the actor who won a Tony Award nearly 43 years ago playing 11 characters, including a dog, in "Paul Sills' Story Theatre." His parents met on the pier at a dance. He took his first baby steps there...
  • Information on Betchart Expeditions' trans-Atlantic eclipse voyage

    The trans-Atlantic eclipse voyage was organized by Betchart Expeditions ([800] 252-4910, http://www.betchartexpeditions.com), a California-based company specializing in science-oriented travel. It offers about two dozen science-themed trips a year to...
  • 'Wicked' celebrating 10 years on Broadway with special appearances

    'Wicked' celebrating 10 years on Broadway with special appearances
    [This post has been corrected. See below.] Proving that a big-budget musical can overcome initial bad reviews to become a mainstay on Broadway, "Wicked" is celebrating its 10th anniversary in New York on Wednesday, with special appearances scheduled for...
  • Hugh Jackman will no longer star in Harry Houdini musical

    Hugh Jackman will no longer star in Harry Houdini musical
    First writer Aaron Sorkin left the project. Now its star, Hugh Jackman, has also departed. The long-planned stage musical based on the life of Harry Houdini has lost its leading man, with Jackman withdrawing from the role. The Australian actor has cited...
  • Yusuf on alter-ego Cat Stevens' Rock Hall of Fame induction

    Yusuf on alter-ego Cat Stevens' Rock Hall of Fame induction
    How does a man who turned his back on the world of sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll in a quest to be closer to God feel about being welcomed into an institution whose very name celebrates the culture of fame? “Even though it’s...