| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:46 PM
On Wednesday night as he surveyed his surroundings, actor, comedian, writer and musician Steve Martin humbly described onstage his recent lifestyle as "traveling around the country playing bluegrass at these roadside honky-tonks."
That this particular...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:22 AM
Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. DWIGHT YOAKAM How unlikely is this: Honky-tonk country singer Dwight Yoakam starts his career with eight straight gold or platinum albums (and three that go to No. 1), and......
| Aug 6, 2013
When Steve Martin asked singer-songwriter Edie Brickell to come up with lyrics for one of the banjo melodies the comic, actor and writer had composed in his latter-day career as a bluegrass musician, she was intrigued but unprepared for the new...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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Nine for IX This new episode recalls...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:22 PM
A new Lehigh Valley area music venue that last month held its first concert has announced a series of shows that includes two Grammy Award-winning pop-folk singers, a Southern blues rocker and an act that bills itself as the world's......
| Jun 23, 2013
| 4:20 PM
"I see people out front," observes the sad-eyed man at the Second City e.t.c., "just crying."
And the locale of this carefully observed locus of human misery? A closed Chicago school? A funeral home? City Hall?
Nope — Aldi.
Crying at what? The...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Comedian and actor Steve Martin’s foray into banjo music could easily have gone the way of countless other failed celebrities-turned-musicians, making him – as he put it during his show Tuesday at Wilkes-Barre’s F.M. Kirby Center -- ...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Amy Adams' movie project "Object of Beauty" has picked up momentum with Ned Benson on board to adapt Steve Martin's novel for Maven Pictures.
Adams and Maven's Trudie Styler and Celine Rattray launched the project last year with Adams producing and...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 4:24 PM
I tried to fit in but bird people are twitchy that way.
It was early Sunday morning and the start of the Wild Bird Safari when a khaki-clad woman leaned into me and said, "You're not a birder, are you?"
I think it was the binoculars. Everyone else had...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 9:00 AM
In watching Marc Forster's new action drama "World War Z," it's hard not to be struck by how well Brad Pitt is aging.
Yes, there's the slightest of silver highlighting his long locks, and the added distinction those little lines are etching on his face,...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Steve Martin is a funny guy (and a wild and crazy guy), but he's also an accomplished musician, having played banjo since he was 17 years old. Friday he'll be at the Palace Theatre to play some tunes with his friend and collaborator Edie Brickell and...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Unbuckling the mailbag:
Question: Is this really a big deal? One USC football player changing his number shouldn't warrant this much attention.
Answer: I'll grant you that one USC jersey swap against Colorado at the Coliseum is not as...