| Feb 21, 2011
Darlene Love's CD and DVD of her live concert "The Concert of Love" produced and released by Reel Good Productions. After three nominations, Darlene is being inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Bette Midler has been chosen to induct Darlene at the...
| May 16, 2012
| 7:35 PM
“Gay Bar Star: Return from the Big House” is the latest vehicle for the super-sized voice and stage presence of Orlando cabaret favorite Janine Klein, who channels her alter-ego with a formidable combination of skill, style and comedic timing....
| Jun 21, 2012
| 9:05 AM
Despite its long-standing love of traditional Broadway fare like "Hairspray" and "A Chorus Line,"the Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire is no stranger to new musicals. Among other titles, the commercial theater-in-the-round with the huge, if graying,...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 8:00 PM
Were you paying attention to the pop culture in 2011? It was certainly an eventful year, with pop stars and talk show hosts grabbing headlines and a colorful cast of Republican presidential hopefuls jockeying for position. Here's a little test to make...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 12:38 PM
Background: Runyon's owner Jack O'Connell was an early pioneer of the restaurant scene in west Broward, opening his restaurant nearly 27 years ago at a time when Sample Road was still two-lanes. Since then, the restaurant has hosted numerous celebrities,...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 1:25 PM
At Hampton's Taphouse, owner-operator Peter Pittman has built relationships with many of the best Americana live music acts playing the Eastern Seaboard club circuit. That means many of the bands that play his cozy upstairs room in downtown Hampton come...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 12:59 PM
No introduction is necessary: Billy Crystal and Oscar already know each other quite well.
The actor-filmmaker-comedian has hosted the Academy Awards eight times, and he's now on deck for his ninth. He'll preside over the movie industry's 84th annual...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 3:59 PM
Laguna Beach has been, and continues to be, home to many Hollywood stars. These include Bette Davis, Robert Englund, Eve Plumb, Bette Midler and many other past and present celebrities.
The line between Hollywood and politics often is blurred. This is...
| Apr 9, 2012
Do not read this interview with “Queens of Country” star Lizzy Caplan and picture her as moody Janis Ian from “Mean Girls.”
This year Caplan becomes a leading lady, not a sidekick. She not only delivers a knockout turn in “...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 11:09 PM
There was one how-did-she-do-that? moment at Katy Perry’s show Sunday at Allstate Arena, something I’ve never seen before at a pop concert.
In the midst of one song, “Hot N Cold,” the 26-year-old pop singer changed outfits five...
| Aug 25, 2011
When a major regional theater outside New York develops a new musical, there's almost always a commercial producer involved. That commercial producer invariably comes with his or her checkbook.
It's a win-win. When, say, the La Jolla Playhouse or the...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 10:43 AM
From the stirring, gospel-flavored intro of her inspiring reading of Des’ree’s 1994 hit “You Gotta Be” to the final bars of a highly distinctive, ethereal and moody remake of the Depeche Mode staple,“Enjoy The Silence,”...