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  • Independent film about The Doors to be shot in Westminster

    Independent film about The Doors to be shot in Westminster
    Doug Gardenhour has always had a passion for film, but it was a scene from the movie "Almost Famous" that  prompted him to pursue his dream of producing a movie. In "Almost Famous" music journalist Lester Bangs is seen throwing aside a record from The...
  • Versatile Val takes on Twain

    Versatile Val takes on Twain
    Mark Twain is coming to the Laguna Playhouse this fall — and to the savvy viewer, he's bringing Jim Morrison, Doc Holliday and Batman with him. The playhouse announced last week that Val Kilmer, who has a long track record of playing iconic...
  • Making his mark as Twain

    Making his mark as Twain
    Although Mark Twain's literary voice has implanted itself in the American consciousness, there's no known recording of him speaking. Nevertheless, the "Huckleberry Finn" author came on the phone Monday afternoon to rave about his upcoming gig in Laguna...
  • Musician biopics can score, but often languish in development

    Musician biopics can score, but often languish in development
    Music biopics often seem ubiquitous, but it's not always easy to drum up movies about famous tune-smiths. Take Don Cheadle's in-the-making movie about the jazz trumpet player and composer Miles Davis, which he's been trying to get started for years....
  • Ray Manzarek dies at 74; keyboardist for the Doors

    Ray Manzarek dies at 74; keyboardist for the Doors
    When the Doors were still a fledgling quartet, and the band members were honing their chops playing five sets a night at the London Fog club in Hollywood, it wasn't rock stardom on keyboardist Ray Manzarek's mind as he and his three band mates laid down...
  • Rolling Stone puts Boston Marathon bombing suspect on cover

    Rolling Stone puts Boston Marathon bombing suspect on cover
    How to ignite a firestorm online and across social media: Put Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the August cover of Rolling Stone Magazine. The hashtag #BoycottRollingStone has been trending on Twitter. @BostonBachelor wrote: Hey...
  • Replacements reunion: Genius or folly?

    Replacements reunion: Genius or folly?
    A Replacements reunion? If you had mentioned the possibility to the band’s primary songwriter and singer, Paul Westerberg, over the last couple decades, he’d come thisclose to cracking you over the head with his guitar. But now Westerberg...
  • 7/19/2013-Cover Boy

    7/19/2013-Cover Boy
    Hey boys, and I’m talking to you young men between the ages of 18 to 26, would you like to be on the cover of a famous magazine? It’s easy! Just go out and commit an act of terror. The more bizarre the carnage, the better.  You’ll be...
  • Val Kilmer transforms into Mark Twain

    Val Kilmer transforms into Mark Twain
    Over the course of two hours inside a small dressing room at the Kirk Douglas Theatre, Val Kilmer ages 20 years. His hair turns a crazy, curly white, a strong mustache sprouts on his upper lip, and deep bags appear under his eyes. Eventually the actor...
  • REVIEW: Peach Festival in Scranton offers Allmans on top, rambling Ratdog and hard-working Gv't Mule

     
    It’s almost pointless to review a jam band concert, let alone a jam band festival such as The Peach Festival that today, Aug. 18, enters the last of its four days at Toyota Pavilion at Montage in Scranton. The music......
  • Surviving Doors members Robby Krieger, John Densmore may reunite

    Surviving Doors members Robby Krieger, John Densmore may reunite
     Momentum appears to be building for a reunion of surviving Doors members Robby Krieger and John Densmore to perform together in memory of the group’s keyboardist, Ray Manzarek, who died of cancer in May  at age 74. Densmore told The Times...
  • John Densmore on court fights with Doors bandmates: 'It wasn't fun'

    It was a battle that John Densmore wishes didn't require  the beating of his drum, but one that his conscience wouldn’t let him sidestep when he decided to sue his former bandmates in the Doors, keyboardist Ray Manzarek and guitarist Robby Krieger....