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  • Spidey Officially Takes Flight On Broadway

    Spidey Officially Takes Flight On Broadway
    The easiest target on Broadway for the last six months has been Spiderman the Musical. This week, the web slinger showed them all as celebs came out en masse for his official opening night. Even Bill Clinton showed up to see what the hype was all about....
  • 10 things you might not know about music festivals

    10 things you might not know about music festivals
    As Chicago prepares for the 20th edition of Lollapalooza next weekend, here are 10 notes about music festivals: 1 Creedence Clearwater Revival was the first big-name band lined up for Woodstock, the mother of all rock music festivals. The group's signing...
  • The Bo Diddley sound

    Here's a list of songs that have the Bo Diddley beat: The Who - "Magic Bus" George Michael- "Faith" U2 - "Desire" Bruce Springsteen - "She's the One" David Bowie - "Panic in Detroit" Duane Eddy - "Cannonball" Buddy Holly/Rolling Stones/Patti...
  • Bo Diddley, 79; singer-songwriter's beat marked rock 'n' roll

    Bo Diddley, 79; singer-songwriter's beat marked rock 'n' roll
    Primal rock and blues musician Bo Diddley, who helped cast the sonic template of rock more than 50 years ago with a signature syncopated rhythm that became universally recognized as "the Bo Diddley beat," died Monday. He was 79. Diddley died of heart...
  • 2009 Grammy Awards live!

  • U2 guitarist's Malibu house plans create some reverb

    U2 guitarist's Malibu house plans create some reverb
    U2 guitarist David Evans, a.k.a. the Edge, has a dream: to build five contemporary houses on a hill high above Malibu, with expansive views of the Santa Monica Mountains, the Malibu Pier, Surfrider Beach and the Pacific Ocean. But accomplishing that...
  • So, Bündchen can pretty up New York awhile

    So, Bündchen can pretty up New York awhile
    Gisele Bündchen, one of the world's most famous faces in modeling, has for the moment turned up her nose at living in Los Angeles. The 26-year-old, who has appeared on the covers of just about every major international fashion magazine since — as...
  • Oscars welcome dozen first-time acting nominees, including Sandra Bullock

     
    This year's 20 acting nominees include five previous Oscar acting winners, another three previous Oscar contenders and 12 newcomers. "Julie & Julia" star Meryl Streep is the only two-time Academy Award-winner contending this year. She widened the gap...
  • Oscar nomination breakthroughs: 'Avatar,' Kathryn Bigelow, Lee Daniels ...

     
    By reaping Academy Award nominations for best picture, "Avatar" and "District 9" have shattered a strong bias among academy voters. In the past, only two sci-fi films have been nominated for the top Oscars: "Star Wars" (1977) and "E.T." (1982). OK,...
  • Oscar nominations -- who got snubbed: Clint Eastwood, 'Star Trek,' Tobey Maguire ...

     
    Even with 10 films in the race for best picture at the Oscars, there was no room for Golden Globe champ "The Hangover," BFCA and PGA nominee "Invictus," BFCA, Globe and SAG nominee "Nine" and PGA nominee "Star Trek." Clint Eastwood -- who won two of his...
  • Meryl Streep sets new record with 16th Oscar nomination

     
    Meryl Streep's nomination for "Julie & Julia" increases her Oscar record to 16, putting her even further ahead of Katharine Hepburn and Jack Nicholson (both at 12). Though Hepburn won four lead-actress Oscars and Nicholson a pair of lead-actor Academy...
  • Shrewd DVD strategies reap rewards with Oscar nominations

     
    So how did "A Serious Man" pull off that underdog Oscar nomination for best picture? Perhaps because it was among the first wave of DVD screeners shipped to academy members, long before the deluge of discs that arrived during the holiday season. Such an...