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  • Album review: Willie Nelson's 'Remember Me, Vol. 1'

     
    A review of Willie Nelson’s “Remember Me, Vol. 1.” Written by Randy Lewis....
  • Movie Review: Bran Nue Dae

     
    Maybe the world didn't realize it needed a giddy Aussie Aboriginal High School Musical, but here it.  “Bran Nue Dae” is so cute and off-kilter you may wonder how we ever got along without it. Set in 1969 Western Australia, it's the story of...
  • A Mekon reflects: 'We've always been stupid enough to keep doing this,' says punk survivor Jon Langford

     
    A role as a Mekon isn't necessarily the greatest lot for a rock 'n' roller. Now into Decade No. 4, the Mekons have consistently been critically adored and commercially ignored. Multiple major-label deals have come and gone, and the luxury......
  • Live review: Jerry Lee Lewis at Fox Theater in Pomona

     
    Some things are eternal. Jerry Lee Lewis, the man, isn’t one of them -- miraculous as it may seem with the Ferriday Fireball delivering seminal rock ‘n’ roll with the power he put across Saturday night at the Fox Theater......
  • Merle Haggard misses Bridge School concert because of illness [Updated]

     
    Merle Haggard missed his scheduled appearance Saturday with Kris Kristofferson for Neil Young's annual Bridge School benefit concert in Mountain View, Calif., because of illness, Kristofferson announced when he arrived onstage alone. Kristofferson said...
  • Colt Jackson's 'American Made': A Proposition 19 anthem

     
    America, meet Colt Jackson. He's a simple man, a country dude who loves his wife, hard work, freedom and ... weed. If you're on the fence about how to vote for Prop. 19, perhaps Colt's enthusiasm for all strains of......
  • Album review: LeAnn Rimes' 'Lady & Gentlemen'

     
    Country diva LeAnn Rimes has been contending lately with flak from image-conscious types over paparazzi photos of her slimmed-down physique, but her leaner, meaner approach to a batch of classic country songs for her latest collection is mostly good news....
  • Live review: Lady Antebellum at the Nokia Theatre

     
    Just before the pop-country trio Lady Antebellum played a bluegrass-y take on its single “Something ’Bout a Woman” at the Nokia Theatre on Saturday, singer Hillary Scott had a small complaint. The arty-scruffy multi-instrumentalist Dave Haywood...
  • Merle Haggard on the road again after recovering from illnesses

     
    After canceling a string of scheduled performances in September and October because of health issues, Merle Haggard has gone back on the road this week, his spokeswoman said. First a chest infection forced him to bow out of a chunk......
  • Films on water, hemp at L.A.'s Egyptian theater

     
    If "An Inconvenient Truth" put environmental films on the map, the International Artivist Film Festival keeps that spirit alive. The seventh annual event, running through Saturday at L.A.'s Egyptian theater, features 45 films dedicated to raising...
  • Monster Mash: Obama celebrates Kennedy Center Honors; 'Spider-Man' actress injured

     
    Executive presence: President Obama presided over the Kennedy Center Honors on Sunday, which recognized Broadway composer Jerry Herman, dancer and choreographer Bill T. Jones, Oprah Winfrey, Paul McCartney and country singer Merle Haggard. (Los Angeles...
  • Oprah Winfrey conquers Washington at the Kennedy Center Honors

     
    Oprah Winfrey certainly gives us a lot to talk about -- thank you, Lady O. The talk queen announces her latest book selection on today's show at 4 p.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. The choice is actually two books: "A Tale of Two Cities" and "Great Expectations" by...