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  • 'The Who's Tommy'

    'The Who's Tommy'
    Somewhere between arousal and a prayer, between raw blues and high opera: Pete Townshend's insistent, accelerating intro to "Pinball Wizard" is seven bars of the most exhilarating rock ever made. That ecstatic sense of liberation drives "The Who's Tommy,...
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    Part 2 in a series of occasional articles. In the music video for Lady Gaga's hit single "Bad Romance,” the pop diva vamps across several nightmarish tableaux wearing a variety of barely there lingerie get-ups. The flashy clip caused a sensation...
  • The path to success is no longer labeled

    The path to success is no longer labeled
    One in a series of occasional articles The Troubadour, awash on a recent night in indigo light and chiming guitars, doesn't look all that different than it did in the 1970s, when music history plugged in to the club's stage amps and earned the tiny...
  • Duncan Sheik enters the 'Whisper House'

    Duncan Sheik enters the 'Whisper House'
    Duncan Sheik is a skeptic of the supernatural -- "I completely don't believe in ghosts," the singer-songwriter says. Yet if his new musical “Whisper House” is to succeed in its world premiere Thursday at the Old Globe Theatre, audiences -- not...
  • Alice Ripley plays Mrs. Walker her way (not Ann-Margret's) in 'The Who's Tommy'

    Alice Ripley plays Mrs. Walker her way (not Ann-Margret's) in 'The Who's Tommy'
    TONY-nominated actress and pop musician Alice Ripley is about to become a mother for the third time. Sort of. When "The Who's Tommy" pop musician is unveiled this weekend at Hollywood's Ricardo Montalbán Theatre, it will mark Ripley's third appearance as...
  • Rocking with the Police at Hollywood Bowl, kids in tow

    Rocking with the Police at Hollywood Bowl, kids in tow
    When you take your kids to a rock concert, it's a good idea to bring cookies. Because kids don't understand about opening acts. So while you are grooving to, say, the aged-in-wood tones of Elvis Costello and the Imposters and remembering that British...
  • Super Bowl ads fail to bring the funny; but at least we know about Denny's free Grand Slam breakfast Tuesday

     
    Because I apparently had nothing better to do while watching the Super Bowl on Sunday afternoon, I busied myself by eating Fritos and guacamole -- the calorie count tempered with the occasional cherry -- and took notes on all of......
  • Carrie Underwood at the Super Bowl: You be the judge

     
    No doubt Season 4's American Idol Carrie Underwood looked amazing as she delivered the national anthem on Super Bowl Sunday, rocking an all-white ensemble accented by an adorable Rock & Republic jacket. But judging by talk on the Twitterverse as she...
  • Who Dat Dog helps the Saints come barking in

     
    There were a lot of winners because of Sunday's Super Bowl in Miami. One of them was the CBS network, which won the largest television audience since M*A*S*H's finale with its Super Bowl broadcast. Another was former San Diego Charger......
  • How to improve the Super Bowl halftime show: Make it a competition

     
    It's been a couple of days since the Saints told the Colts "Who Dat!" New Orleans has drunk its round of recovery Bloody Marys. Peyton Manning has had time to crawl into his Snuggie and contemplate his missteps (and missed......
  • On the charts: Grammy artists, the Who see increases; Lil Wayne bombs

     
    A little TV exposure continues to go a long way. Country trio Lady Antebellum tops the chart for the second straight week, leading in a week that saw big increases for acts that appeared on the Jan. 31 Grammy Awards.......
  • `Spring' shout-out

    "SPRING Awakening," the musical lauded for giving Broadway fresh impetus by using rock songs to intensify its tale of teenagers wrestling with their libidos in 19th century Germany, racked up eight Tony Awards on Sunday night. Its haul during the Tonys'...