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  • REVIEW: The Eagles' Glenn Frey embraces standards, but wins Sands crowd with hits

     
    It’s become something of a fad these days for aging rockers to sing standards – Rod Stewart and Paul McCartney chief among the culprits. Glenn Frey, singer and guitarist for The Eagles, emotes during a solo show Friday at Sands......
  • 826LA adds Pee-wee Herman to Judd Apatow benefit

     
    Tickets to see Judd Apatow's benefit for 826LA aren't cheap - but hey, it's a benefit....
  • John Fullbright: Folk-rock straight outta Okemah

     
    Singer-songwriter John Fullbright is releasing his debut studio album, "From the Ground Up," on May 8. John Fullbright comes from Okemah, Okla., the birthplace of American folk-music icon Woody Guthrie....
  • ‘Sons of Anarchy’s' Katey Sagal talks about her other life, as a singer

     
    While Gemma was falling to the pavement from a heart attack, the actress who portrays her was soulfilly singing over the melodrama. We caught up with "Sons of Anarchy" star Katey Sagal to talk about her double life as a......
  • Apatow gets funny (mostly) for McSweeney's and 826LA

     
    Judd Apatow has edited an anthology titled "I Found This Funny," coming out Nov. 1, which benefits 826 National. It's kind of a funny humor anthology because some of its stories aren't funny at all. Yes, it includes pieces by......
  • Judd Apatow has a funny way of raising money for 826LA

     
    When Judd Apatow was a little boy, he played with everyone, all the kids in the sandbox -- he was good that way. How does the Ministry know this? His grandmother told us. We rubbed elbows with Gram, who was......
  • Theater review: 'Harps and Angels' at the Mark Taper Forum

     
    Randy Newman fans won’t find much to object to in “Harps and Angels,” the new revue starring semi-hits and arty tunes by L.A.’s favorite songwriting son. (That designation is unavoidable when you live and work here and write the city’s......
  • Our picks: Romantic music for a special Valentine's Day

    Our picks: Romantic music for a special Valentine's Day
    A couple of years ago, the Daily Press' own music buffs Sam McDonald and Mike Holtzclaw shared some favorite tunes for setting that very romantic mood on Valentine's Day. Here are the songs they chose - as well as a few clunkers to avoid: Great songs,...
  • 'The King's Speech' wins top Oscars

    'The King's Speech' wins top Oscars
    "The King's Speech" was crowned best film at the 83rd Academy Awards on Sunday night. Nominated for 12 Oscars -- the most of any film -- it won four statuettes, including for Colin Firth for lead actor, Tom Hooper for director, and David Seidler for...
  • The Valley Line: Social scene picks up with season

    The Valley Line: Social scene picks up with season
    The trappings of the joyous Christmas season are popping up all over our city. As if by magic colored lights have been appearing in gardens and tracing the roof lines of houses. My grandchildren, as all little children everywhere, are trying to be on...
  • Current Mississippi Levels Spark Memories Of 1927 Flood

    Current Mississippi Levels Spark Memories Of 1927 Flood
    As some prepare for flooding others remember the great Mississippi flood of 1927. WGNO's Vanessa Bolano has more. The flood of 1927 is said to have been the most destructive river flood in U.S. history. Over the years it's served as inspiration for...
  • Michael McKean makes 'break a leg' jokes after breaking leg

    Michael McKean makes 'break a leg' jokes after breaking leg
    The theatrical expression to "break a leg" is a frequently used backstage salute that means "good luck." For Michael McKean, the "Spinal Tap" actor who was recently appearing in the Broadway revival of Gore Vidal's "The Best Man," the idiom became literal...