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  • Review: Steve Martin & Steep Canyon Rangers at the Hollywood Bowl

    Review: Steve Martin & Steep Canyon Rangers at the Hollywood Bowl
    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...
  • Top 5 Concerts of The Coming Week

     
    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......
  • Steve Martin and Edie Brickell get back to their roots via bluegrass

    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...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Nine for IX' on ESPN and ESPN2

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Nine for IX' on ESPN and ESPN2
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of August 4 - 10, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Nine for IX This new episode recalls...
  • New music venue to announce series with Grammy, blues award winners and more

     
    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......
  • 'A Clown Car Named Desire' ★★★★

    'A Clown Car Named Desire' ★★★★
    "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...
  • REVIEW: Well, excuuuse me. Steve Martin lets music shine at Wilkes-Barre's Kirby Center

     
    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 -- &#...
  • Amy Adams Film 'Object of Beauty' Picks Up Steam

    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...
  • Hansen: Birds, fossils and Hollywood — just another Laguna day

    Hansen: Birds, fossils and Hollywood — just another Laguna day
    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...
  • Brad Pitt is a model for aging actors

    Brad Pitt is a model for aging actors
    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,...
  • Steve Martin & Edie Brickell Perform at The Palace Theatre in Stamford on Friday

    Steve Martin & Edie Brickell Perform at The Palace Theatre in Stamford on Friday
    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...
  • Lane Kiffin of USC finds more controversy, by the numbers

    Lane Kiffin of USC finds more controversy, by the numbers
    Unbuckling the mailbag: Question: Is this really a big deal? One USC football player changing his number shouldn't warrant this much attention. Devin Willis Answer: I'll grant you that one USC jersey swap against Colorado at the Coliseum is not as...