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  • REVIEW: Applause for Lady Gaga for ArtPop tour in Philadelphia

     
    Lady Gaga got plenty of applause at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia last night, where a rowdy crowd of Little Monsters, dressed to kill in bras, wigs and short shorts, reveled in every song, word and profanity. And she reveled in the adoration....
  • Clandestine-Arts stages 'Aida' in Orlando

     Clandestine-Arts stages 'Aida' in Orlando
    "Aida," the ancient Egyptian love story set to an Elton John pop score, will be staged by Orlando's Clandestine-Arts, the troupe that staged "Sweeney Todd" in January. Tim Rice ("Jesus Christ Superstar," "Evita," "Aladdin") wrote the lyrics for the...
  • Norwegian pop star Thomas Dybdahl uses L.A. as his lab

    Norwegian pop star Thomas Dybdahl uses L.A. as his lab
    Thomas Dybdahl remembers the moment he knew his new album was going to be something special. A real-deal pop star in his native Norway, the 35-year-old singer had come to Los Angeles to do what all real-deal pop stars eventually do: experiment with...
  • Billy Joel's first concert at Hollywood Bowl: An L.A. 'Piano Man'

    Billy Joel's first concert at Hollywood Bowl: An L.A. 'Piano Man'
    "Here's a song I wrote when I was working at Wilshire and Western," Billy Joel said Saturday during his first ever performance at the Hollywood Bowl, introducing "Piano Man" from 1973. The detail no doubt came as a surprise to many who consider Joel an...
  • Indie Rock Band Geographer: Mapping Out Independent Directions

    Indie Rock Band Geographer: Mapping Out Independent  Directions
    Geographer's music may lean heavily on electronic textures, but there's nothing remotely robotic or distant about it; on "Myth," a full-length record from 2012, singer Michael Deni's voice soars above crashing drums and guitars, which subside once in a...
  • Elton John, Elizabeth Hurley attend Hot Pink Party fundraiser

    Many guests wore some form of pink -- in the form of a tiny pocket square if not a floor-length gown -- to the Hot Pink Party at the Waldorf Astoria in NYC on Monday night. Elizabeth Hurley hosted, and Sir Elton John and Sara Bareilles performed at the...
  • Is redemption possible on 'Game of Thrones'?

    "ONE OF the things I wanted to explore (with my characters) is the whole issue of redemption. When can we be redeemed? Is redemption even possible? I don't have an answer. But when do we forgive people? ... How many good acts make up for a bad act? ......
  • Film Review: 'Super Duper Alice Cooper'

    A rock icon gets a fine (not to mention finely named) tribute in "Super Duper Alice Cooper." This cinematic bio of shock rock's founding father ultimately traces a somewhat standard rise/fall/redemption arc, with the major drama provided by the subject'...
  • Catch the Dave Clark Five if you can on PBS

    Catch the Dave Clark Five if you can on PBS
    Just two weeks after the Beatles' landmark appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in February 1964, the British group the Dave Clark Five — the Beatles' biggest rivals in the U.S. — had its own remarkable debut on the hugely popular Sunday night...
  • Elton John, Kanye West, Jack White anchor Bonnaroo festival

    Elton John, Kanye West, Jack White anchor Bonnaroo festival
    Not many artists can get their name placed before that of superstar rapper Kanye West on a festival lineup, but piano man Elton John has received top-billing for the 2014 edition of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. Other headliners at the four-day...
  • Foster the People goes political with 'Supermodel'

    Foster the People goes political with 'Supermodel'
    In 2010, Foster the People's Mark Foster lived the dream for an aspiring songwriter. Buoyed by a light-stepping danceable beat, "Pumped Up Kicks" was electronic bubble gum pop with a dark lyrical undercurrent and a carefree tone that quickly went...
  • Elton John backs animated Joseph and the 'Technicolor Dreamcoat'

    Elton John backs animated Joseph and the 'Technicolor Dreamcoat'
    Elton John knows a thing or two about ostentatious outfits, from fringed jumpsuits to oversize sunglasses to sparkly sequined jackets. Now he can apply that expertise to a newly announced animated film adaptation of the hit musical "Joseph and the Amazing...