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  • Steve Carell looks to make music with 'Once' director

     
    EXCLUSIVE: Steve Carell appears to be adding one more interesting director to his dossier: "Once" helmer John Carney. Carney is in final negotiations to direct Carell's drama "Dogs of Babel," said a person familiar with the negotiations who asked not to...
  • Live review: The Swell Season, She & Him and the Bird & the Bee at the Hollywood Bowl

     
    In another era, the Swell Season’s performance of “Falling Slowly” at the Hollywood Bowl on Sunday night would have been accompanied by 17,000 Bic lighters glowing in the summer air. The ballad catapulted the Swell Season, the Irish/Czech duo...
  • Video debut: Australia's Angus & Julia Stone channel the magic of L.A. folk

     
    There must be a canyon or two near the Northern Beaches of Sydney. The brother-sister duo of Angus & Julia Stone, raised in that lovely surf community, cultivate a very similar vibe (and beardy, poncho-y look) popular with young L.A.......
  • Eddie Vedder solo tour to play Chicago Theatre on June 28

     
    Eddie Vedder on ukulele? The Pearl Jam singer has long been a devotee of an instrument that ranks pretty far down on the list of iconic rock ‘n’ roll axes. Now he’s committing his ukulele songs – both originals and......
  • Pearl Jam 20th anniversary shows at Alpine Valley with Strokes, Queens of the Stone Age

     
    Pearl Jam announced Monday it will headline its 20th anniversary concerts Sept. 3-4 at Alpine Valley Music Theatre in East Troy, Wis. Also scheduled to perform are the Strokes, Queens of the Stone Age, Mudhoney, John Doe, Joseph Arthur, Glen......
  • Summer preview 2011: 10 must-see concerts and festivals

     
    As usual the summer calendar is overwhelmed with concerts. Here are a few of the more promising ones arranged chronologically: Photos: 10 must-see shows Downtown Sound: Each Monday evening through July 25, the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and...
  • Live review: Eddie Vedder at the Wiltern

     
    The Pearl Jam singer serenades die-hard adorers as he tours in support of his recent solo album, ‘Ukulele Songs.' Glen Hansard shares the stage. Four strings, two hands and a voice. Turns out that's pretty much all you need to......
  • Concert review: Pearl Jam at Alpine Valley Music Theatre

    Concert review: Pearl Jam at Alpine Valley Music Theatre
    Pearl Jam didn’t design the first of its 20th anniversary concerts Saturday at Alpine Valley Music Theatre with the casual fan in mind. Instead, the 2 ½-hour, 28-song set in front of a packed house was one for the diehards, a celebration of some of...
  • Tonight's top show: Eddie Vedder at Chicago Theatre

    Tonight's top show: Eddie Vedder at  Chicago Theatre
    Eddie Vedder: The singer tours solo to play the charming little ditties off his latest album, “Ukulele Songs,” plus plenty of Pearl Jam classics, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday with Glen Hansard at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., $58 and...
  • Eddie Vedder gets most out of ukulele jam

    Eddie Vedder gets most out of ukulele jam
    The ukulele is not built to rock. Eddie Vedder knows this, but it didn’t stop him from trying to get the biggest sound possible out of the tiny instrument Tuesday at the first of two sold-out Chicago Theatre concerts. The singer, on a brief holiday...
  • Oscars Aim For Surprises To Spice Up Show

    Oscars Aim For Surprises To Spice Up Show
    After the curtain rises on Sunday's Oscars, producers hope a few surprise winners and heartfelt acceptance speeches will spice up the program in which silent movie "The Artist" is widely seen as the choice for best movie. The world's top film honors...
  • Tony Awards 2012: 'Once' wins eight Tonys, including best musical

    Tony Awards 2012: 'Once' wins eight Tonys, including best musical
    "Once" was the big winner at the Tony Awards on Sunday, taking home eight awards, including best new musical. Based on the 2006 indie movie of the same name, "Once" is a modestly scaled romantic reverie that is leagues different in tone and size from...