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  • 2012 Grammy Nominations

    1. Record Of The Year Lonely Boy The Black Keys The Black Keys & Danger Mouse, producers; Tom Elmhirst & Kennie Takahashi, engineers/mixers; Brian Lucey, mastering engineer Track from: El Camino [Nonesuch] Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) Kelly Clarkson...
  • 'King Kong' musical to open in Australia with 20-foot-tall star

    'King Kong' musical to open in Australia with 20-foot-tall star
    Some people think “Spider Man: Turn Off the Dark” was the worst disaster ever to hit a New York City stage, but the problem-plagued musical’s balky machinery, injured flying actors and bruised egos in 2011 were nothing compared to what...
  • Sigur Ros to get animated for 'The Simpsons'

    Sigur Ros to get animated for 'The Simpsons'
    Sigur Rós members are adding themselves to the long list of musicians who have gotten drawn into the crazy world of “The Simpsons.” The Icelandic art rock outfit will guest star in and compose music for the long-running animated Fox sitcom....
  • Album review: Lady Antebellum, 'Golden'

    Album review: Lady Antebellum, 'Golden'
    ** (out of four) Generally, people hesitate to make big, emotional statements because doing so is risky: Strike the right note and those feelings resonate with everyone, but do it wrong and you might end up looking stupid for caring so much. Lady...
  • Baz Luhrmann wants to 'reveal' more of 'The Great Gatsby'

    Baz Luhrmann wants to 'reveal' more of 'The Great Gatsby'
    F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" is widely recognized as a literary masterwork. Yet as even the book's editor, Maxwell Perkins, said to Fitzgerald about a draft of the 1925 novel, the title character "is somewhat vague." Hazy doesn't work in...
  • Phosphorescent Makes Music That's Both Grandiose and Stark

    Phosphorescent Makes Music That's Both Grandiose and Stark
    Phosphorescent April 19, The Edmond Town Hall, Newtown, edmondtownhall.org   Matthew Houck isn't afraid of bold candor. Houck, who writes, records and performs under the name Phosphorescent, sings lines like "I've been fucked up, and I've been a...
  • 'Spider-Man' legal battle with Julie Taymor gets new trial date

    The expected legal settlement between the producers of the Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" and director Julie Taymor has failed to materialize, leading a federal judge in New York to set a new trial date for the ongoing battle. Judge...
  • Zac Brown Band at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville on Aug. 31-Sept. 1

    Zac Brown Band at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville on Aug. 31-Sept. 1
    For the better part of a decade, the Zac Brown Band toiled away in relative obscurity, playing bars and clubs, gaining a grassroots following and earning a reputation as a collective of musician’s musicians. Years passed. Then, suddenly, when The...
  • Fall Sneaks list

    Fall Sneaks list
    SEPT. 9 All's Faire in Love A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
  • My Chemical Romance turns the page with 'Danger Days'

    My Chemical Romance turns the page with 'Danger Days'
    High in his ridgeline home, sitting on a porch that feels like a ledge, Gerard Way peered through cigarette smoke and the late-afternoon Pasadena haze as he searched his memory for the moment when his band, My Chemical Romance, shed its skin. "I think,"...
  • U2's growing pains in 'From the Sky Down'

    U2's growing pains in 'From the Sky Down'
    U2, the Irish pop band, is the subject of a fascinating new documentary, "From the Sky Down," premiering Saturday on Showtime. Like most modern rockumentaries, it was commissioned by the people it is about, and it will be included in some of the...
  • 'Book of Mormon' big winner at Tonys

    'Book of Mormon' big winner at Tonys
    "The Book of Mormon," the exuberantly foul-mouthed hit show about comically mismatched missionaries in AIDS-ravaged Africa, won the award for best musical, along with eight other awards, and Nick Stafford's "War Horse," starring a life-size puppet of a...