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  • Pop songs on the Middle East, put in their place by Silk Road

    Pop songs on the Middle East, put in their place by Silk Road
    In 2009, Silk Road Theatre Project took their mission of exploring stories from people of the Silk Road (the trade route that ran from the Far East to the Mediterranean) and gave it a cunning musical spin. "Silk Road Cabaret: Broadway Sings the Silk Road"...
  • Hot Property: 'Married … With' one less payment

    Hot Property: 'Married … With' one less payment
    Actress Katey Sagal and her husband, writer-producer Kurt Sutter, have sold their Hollywood Hills compound for $3.77 million, the Multiple Listing Service shows. The 1937 house sits on more than half an acre with mountain and city light views. It has a...
  • A judgmental Randy Newman likes what he sees

    A judgmental Randy Newman likes what he sees
    In his songs, Randy Newman has invented enough characters to stock a season's worth of Broadway musicals. Regretful lovers. Scared school boys. Unreconstructed rednecks. Blissfully smug Angelenos. An oddly contemporary Karl Marx. And, of course, short...
  • Trent Reznor gets Oscar nomination for 'Social Network' score

    Trent Reznor gets Oscar nomination for 'Social Network' score
    Industrial rockers, country songwriting veterans, India's soundtrack guru — the Oscar nominees in the music categories this year are as eclectic as an iPod on shuffle. Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor, nominated for original score for "The...
  • Fun facts about the Oscar nominations

    Fun facts about the Oscar nominations
    — Jeff Bridges, who won the lead actor Oscar last year for "Crazy Heart," is up in the same category for his performance as Rooster Cogburn in "True Grit." Only two actors have won Academy Awards in the lead actor category two years in a row —...
  • Chris Ethridge, founding member of Flying Burrito Brothers, dies

     
    Chris Ethridge, one of the original members of the Flying Burrito Brothers, has died at age 65 of complications from pancreatic cancer. Chris Ethridge also toured for many years in Willie Nelson's Family Band....
  • Unwrapping the music in 'Tangled': It all begins with Joni Mitchell, says Alan Menken

     
    A few moments into "Tangled," a would-be princess breaks into song. Yet there's no orchestra and no singing squirrels, and "When Will My Life Begin?" is many moons removed from the typical grand, sweeping musical prologue that serves as curtain-raiser.......
  • Pop & Hiss goes to the movies: A look at the year's Oscar-contending movie songs

     
    Oscar's best song category sometimes feels like the field that gets no respect. Two years ago, only three songs were nominated, and the prior year much of the music recognized by the academy came from one film, Disney's "Enchanted." And......
  • Critics’ groups go for ‘Black Swan,’ ‘Social Network,’ ‘True Grit’

     
    The LA Film Critics named “The Social Network” best picture, but also showed love to “Carlos” and “Mother” “Animal Kingdom” and “A Prophet.” The New York Film Critics also honored “The...
  • Music and the Tucson shootings

     
    Anyone who has been raised under the sway of a spiritual belief system -- Christian or Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist or pagan -- knows that when a crisis arises, one thing you do is listen for a sound. A still, small......
  • Oscar nominations: ‘King’s Speech’ dominates, ‘True Grit’ and ‘Social Network’ do well

     
    The usual suspects' named were trotted out when the nominations for the 83rd Academy Award were announced this morning. We're talking “The Social Network,” “Black Swan” “The King's Speech” (12 nominations, leading the...
  • Gwyneth Paltrow, Mandy Moore to sing at Academy Awards

     
    Orlando's Mandy Moore will sing at the Academy Awards. She will team with "Chuck" star Zachary Levi on "I See the Light" from "Tangled," and they will be accompanied by the song's composer, Alan Menken....