| Oct 4, 2011
| 9:13 AM
Here's your one-stop, handy list of everything going on this week
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
The Big Year
The Rosie Show (talk-show premiere; 7 p.m.; OWN)
Oprah’s Lifeclass (series...
| Oct 10, 2013
"How's the heart?" says the Da of the Guy in "Once," the exquisitely crafted, gorgeously resonant and wholly not-to-be-missed Broadway musical that has arrived in Chicago for just three weeks, its newly formed (as in, this is their second week out)...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 2:20 PM
"Once," the beautiful Broadway musical based on the 2007 movie starring Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, finally arrives in Chicago next week; the stand at the Oriental Theatre is the first big-city stop for the first national tour, which is working...
| Sep 6, 2013
As the days grow shorter and the temperatures drop, the theater scene offers its own bountiful fall harvest. From heirlooms to hybrids, homegrown treats to intriguing imports, the list below highlights just a few of the toothsome possibilities on the...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Swell Season will play an intimate show Feb. 12 at McCabe's in Santa Monica. Duo members Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova also are profiled "The Swell Season" documentary film due for DVD release in March....
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Once, the movie-turned-musical, has garnered eleven Tony nominations. it is the first of several serious movies to make the trip to the stage, including Far from Heaven and The Bridges of Madison County....
| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Glen Hansard of the Swell Season is releasing his first solo album on June 19. Also former member of the Frames, Glen Hansard is putting out 'Rhythm and Repose' with backing from musicians who have played with Bob Dylan, Martha Wainwright and Bon Iver....
| Mar 18, 2012
| 6:09 PM
There are plenty of romantic Broadway musicals. But "Once," the gorgeously crafted and intensely moving new show that opened on Broadway on Sunday night after a seamless transition from downtown to the main stem, is part of a much smaller and more...
| Jun 18, 2012
** (out of four)
Glen Hansard's richly emotional voice can bring tears to the eyes of even the grumpiest Grinch. From his work with Irish folk-rockers The Frames to his Swell Season pairing with Marketa Irglova, Hansard has never been afraid to lay...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 3:27 PM
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...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 8:15 PM
"Once" is once again in the awards spotlight. The original cast recording for the popular Broadway show is among the Grammy nominees this year in the category of musical theater albums. The show features songs by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, the...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:45 PM
1. Record Of The Year Lonely Boy
The Black Keys The Black Keys & Danger Mouse, producers; Tom Elmhirst & Kennie Takahashi, engineers/mixers; Brian Lucey, mastering engineer Track from: El Camino [Nonesuch] Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)