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It must be true: All good things indeed must come to an end — a fireworks-strafing, confetti-showering and rock-god-reviving end if you're talking about the Summer Olympics that concluded Sunday. "We lit the flame, and we lit up the world," said...
Tags: Music, George Michael, Yoko Ono, Russell Brand, Theater
Everything you need to know about what's going on 11/14-11/20. MOVIES OPENING (Friday; Subject to change) Being Elmo Happy Feet 2 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1 NOTABLE TV MONDAY Basketball Wives L.A. (season finale; 8 p.m.; VH1)...
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGMusikfest Café at ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks in Bethlehem has announced three new concerts, and one of them is going to put a Kink in the venue’s schedule. A Kink, as in a member of The Kinks, the iconic English......
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGIt’s been 35 years since The Sex Pistols brought punk rock into the public consciousness by releasing its one and only album, “Never Mind The Bullocks: Here’s The Sex Pistols,” then embarking on an ill-fated U.S. tour on which the....
“What’s in a name,” quoth the Bard of Avon in “Romeo and Juliet.” In the offices of the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, one of the deep South’s flagship theater companies, marketing director Meg Lewis has been trying to...
“It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” says one of the most popular songs of the season. Yet good cheer isn’t what everyone experiences during the holidays. With that in mind, Pop & Hiss hoped to compile a list of the...
Tags: Eddy Arnold, Music, Holidays, Bing Crosby, Phil Spector
RedEye special contributorThe term "supergroup" gets tossed around all the time these days. In some cases the label is deserved (The Highwaymen quartet of Cash, Jennings, Nelson and Kristofferson doubled as a Mount Rushmore of outlaw country). Others, eh, not so much (see:...
Tags: Music, Landforms, Caves and Caverns, Ice Cream, Festive Events
Los Angeles Times Restaurant CriticIt is toward midnight at the Pikey, the lights are fairly low and the Kinks are playing so loudly that you swear you can hear Ray Davies scratching his ears. You are seated beneath one of Ben Watts' photographs of aging Teddy Boys — tattooed...
A lovely film about a Detroit singer-songwriter robbed of musical fame but rewarded with a second chance decades later, at age 70, "Searching for Sugar Man" tells a story of serendipity and just deserts. If it were fiction, it'd be improbable fiction. But...
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...
Tags: Music, Bob Dylan, Africa, David Letterman, Alec Baldwin
Olympics to end with 'best ever after party': Adele, The Who, Pink Floyd rumored to be among performersVarietyLONDON -- With Olympic fever still rife in the U.K. as the London Games wind down, anticipation is turning to Sunday's closing ceremony. Officials are trying to keep the details secret, beyond the known traditional elements, including the march of the...
LONDON — Britain bid a lyrical farewell to the Olympics on Sunday in a manner reflective of the way the host country embraced these Games for the past two weeks: With a bit of self-deprecation, an exhibition of national pride and a genuine desire to...
Tags: Music, George Michael, Eric Idle, Russell Brand, Oscar Pistorius
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