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  • TV Picks: 'Adventure Time,' shows on writing, 'Muscle Shoals,' more

    TV Picks: 'Adventure Time,' shows on writing, 'Muscle Shoals,' more
    'Adventure Time' (Cartoon Network, Mondays). Pendleton Ward's splendiferous cartoon series begins its sixth season. (Which is not to say sixth year; it has been on the air only since 2010). By any standard of inventiveness, intelligence, imagination,...
  • Review: 'Muscle Shoals' on PBS' 'Independent Lens'

    Review: 'Muscle Shoals' on PBS' 'Independent Lens'
    Coming to PBS on Monday via "Independent Lens," Greg Camalier's documentary film "Muscle Shoals" tells the story of the artists behind the artists whose names went on the label -- musicians such as David Hood, Roger Hawkins, Jimmy Johnson, Barry Beckett...
  • Talkin' Blues And Roots With Keb' Mo'

    Talkin' Blues And Roots With Keb' Mo'
    Over the course of a career now pushing into its fifth decade, Keb' Mo' — born Kevin Moore in Los Angeles, Calif. — has become a sort of blues ambassador, a testament to his incredible skills as an interpreter of the various blues subgenres....
  • David Gordon Green, Amber Heard to be Honored at Texas Film Awards

    David Gordon Green, Amber Heard and a co-founder of South by Southwest are among the honorees lined up to receive trophies at the Austin Film Society's 2014 Texas Film Awards. The kudos single out Texans whose work have helped earned the state notice...
  • Have you heard about Amber? The Austin Film Society has!

    "My dad is a typical old-school Texan. He loves to hunt. ... Six days out of the week we ate what he killed. He took me to the shooting range from the time I could hold a gun and I did target practice almost my whole life." This is the beauty Amber Heard...
  • SXSW: Austin Filmmakers Tout Power of Punk Rock Roots and Asskicking Roles

    South by Southwest Festival doesn't start until Friday, but Thursday's Austin Film Society press conference, moderated by Variety executive editor Steven Gaydos, kicked off the cinema-centric portion of the multidisciplinary event with a bounty of Texas...
  • Lorene Yarnell dies at 66; half of the Shields and Yarnell comedy mime team

    Lorene Yarnell dies at 66; half of the Shields and Yarnell comedy mime team
    Lorene Yarnell, a dancer who became half of the Shields and Yarnell comedy mime team that came to fame in the 1970s and briefly starred in their own TV variety series, has died. She was 66. Yarnell died of a brain aneurysm July 29 while watching...
  • Billy Strange dies at 81; guitarist, arranger for Presley, Nancy Sinatra

    Billy Strange dies at 81; guitarist, arranger for Presley, Nancy Sinatra
    Guitarist Billy Strange once took the kind of phone call that thousands of musicians receive only in their best and wildest dreams. "I was staying at a hotel in Nashville in 1965 when my telephone rang and this unmistakable voice said, 'Billy, this is...
  • Guitarist Billy Strange and the Elvis Presley years

     
    Musician Billy Strange dies at 81 in Nashville. Billy Strange wrote songs for, arranged or played on hundreds of recordings for Elvis Presley, the Beach Boys, Frank and Nancy Sinatra, Dean Martin and many others....