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  • Bert Jansch, influential guitarist for the prog-folk Pentangle, dies at 67

    Bert Jansch, influential guitarist for the prog-folk Pentangle, dies at 67
    Bert Jansch, a virtuoso guitarist and singer who influenced generations of post-British Invasion luminaries including Jimmy Page, Paul Simon, Donovan, Nick Drake and Johnny Marr, died after a long battle with cancer, the Guardian reported earlier this...
  • David Berkeley's Books and Music at Holcomb Farm in Simsbury

    David Berkeley's Books and Music at Holcomb Farm in Simsbury
    The New Jersey-born singer-songwriter and current San Francisco native David Berkeley (pictured), who was recently interviewed by the Huffington Post about his new album, Some Kind of Cure (the fourth he's released on his own label), and also about his...
  • Mix-tape Friday October 14th 2011

    Your Mixtapes: Johnny 1. Halloween: Theme from Halloween 2. Harry Potter Theme 3. The X Files Theme 4. Twilight Zone Theme 5. Tubular Bells: Mike Oldfield Al 1. Wonderful World: Louie Armstrong 2. In my Room: Beach Boys 3. Don't Bring me Down: ELO 4....
  • Patti Austin

    Patti Austin
    From the stirring, gospel-flavored intro of her inspiring reading of Des’ree’s 1994 hit “You Gotta Be” to the final bars of a highly distinctive, ethereal and moody remake of the Depeche Mode staple,“Enjoy The Silence,”...
  • SNERD - October 26, 2011

    Muammar Movie? Minutes after his gruesome assassination, Hollywood honchos were spinning ideas for a possible big screen bio-pic about the controversial Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi. My Tinsel Town tipsters tell me the first name to surface to portray...
  • LI's The Sliders Rock The PIX 11 Studios

    LI's The Sliders Rock The PIX 11 Studios
    After toiling away for years in the basements and garages of Long Island, New York, The Sliders broke onto the rock scene in 2007 with their demo EP titled "Eric & the Sliders." The band's first full-length album, produced by Jim Wirt (Incubus,...
  • Dance review: 'Dance in the USA' has hits and misses

    The Pacific Ballet Dance Theatre's presentation of “Dance in the USA” at the John Anson Ford Theatre on Aug. 17 was sometimes whimsical, other times inspiring and, a few times, a bit lackluster. However, overall, the Burbank dance company'...
  • 'Steve Martin: The Television Stuff'

    'Steve Martin: The Television Stuff'
    The "wild and crazy" comedy icon made many home-screen appearances before focusing his creative efforts elsewhere, and this set compiles a number of examples, including specials he made for NBC and HBO ... one of them devoted exclusively to parodies of...
  • Emmys 2012: 'Mad Men,' Breaking Bad,' 'Modern Family' Earn Noms

    Emmys 2012: 'Mad Men,' Breaking Bad,' 'Modern Family' Earn Noms
    LOS ANGELES -- Stop us if you've heard this one before: HBO dominated the Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning, picking up 81 nods for viewer favorites such as "Boardwalk Empire" and "Game of Thrones" as well as comedy newcomers "Girls" and "Veep."...
  • Durbin, Quinn turn up pressure on prison sale

    Durbin, Quinn turn up pressure on prison sale
    Democrats Sen. Dick Durbin and Gov. Pat Quinnsent letters Friday urging veteran a Republican congressman from Virginia to lift his opposition to the federal purchase of the unused Thomson prison in western Illinois. Durbin urged Rep. Frank Wolf to...
  • Quinn, Durbin irked with Va. lawmaker over prison sale rejection

    Quinn, Durbin irked with Va. lawmaker over prison sale rejection
    Veteran Virginia Republican Rep. Frank Wolf’s rejection of the Justice Department’s latest bid to purchase the unused Thomson prison in western Illinois has drawn the ire of two leading Illinois Democratswho accused the congressman of...
  • Q&A: Rodriguez, star of the documentary 'Searching for Sugar Man'

    Q&A: Rodriguez, star of the documentary 'Searching for Sugar Man'
    Spoiler alert: Little-known, critically acclaimed early 1970s folk singer Rodriguez is not, contrary to popular belief, dead. Yet, as chronicled in the Sundance award-winning film “Searching for Sugar Man,” that’s what many fans in...