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  • How Kermit the Frog and the Muppets Got Their Mojo Back

    It's hard to make a comeback in Hollywood -- unless you're swine. In which case, the industry may embrace you. Just ask Miss Piggy. Nearly 40 years after she made her showbiz debut, the diva has never been more in demand. She recently appeared on the...
  • Inside Hannibal Buress' Comedy Central special

    Inside Hannibal Buress' Comedy Central special
    Neal Marshall wasn't thrilled. About 15 minutes before showtime he walked to the lip of the stage, put his hands on his hips, held his body in a dejected slouch and stared out into the Vic Theatre. He had done this many times, in many theaters: As...
  • Geffen Playhouse Announces World Premiere, 2 West Coast Premieres

    The Geffen Playhouse has announced three of the eight plays slated for its 2014-2015 season. The slate includes the world premiere of helmer Trevor Hay's "Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin" as well as the West coast premieres of "Choir Boy" (pictured at...
  • William Petersen among friends at Geffen Playhouse's 'Slowgirl'

     William Petersen among friends at Geffen Playhouse's 'Slowgirl'
    From David Mamet's first expletive-laced success in the 1970s to the advent of Tracy Letts' "August: Osage County" as one of the most acclaimed 21st century American dramas to date, drawing blood — and not always just figuratively — has been...
  • Gun Control Groups Urge Cancellation of Hollywood Fundraiser for Mark Begich and Mark Pryor

    Almost a year ago, in the aftermath of the shootings in Newtown, Conn., a number of entertainment industry activists decried a vote that prevented the Senate from moving forward background check legislation. Some vowed to withhold support from Democrats...
  • The Merry Irish Rovers On Their 'Rovin' Farewell Tour

    The Merry Irish Rovers On Their 'Rovin' Farewell Tour
    The Irish Rovers, an iconic Celtic superband based in Canada, have roved freely around the world for half-a-century and sold millions of recordings with their more than 40 albums, gaining countless converts to Irish music through the power of their foot-...
  • REVIEW: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's John McEuen gives McCoole's audience a lesson in music

     
    Even when The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band first started in 1967, it seemed to have an old soul and an educational heart. John McEuen at McCoole's Arts & Events Place So it should have been no surprise that band multi-instrumentalist......
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. ELLIE GOULDING Three years ago this month, British singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding played at Philadelphia’s World Cafe Live, and introduced herself to the United States after her debut album &#...
  • Everly Brothers' legacy saluted at Americana Music Assn. show

    Everly Brothers' legacy saluted at Americana Music Assn. show
    A couple dozen members of the Americana music community descended on the Troubadour in West Hollywood on Saturday, the night before the Grammy Awards, to demonstrate the ongoing influence of the music of the Everly Brothers while paying homage to singer...
  • Oscar 2014. Hooray for Hollywood. Hooray for Ellen (for sure!)

    "ELOQUENCE is a painting of the thoughts," said Blaise Pascal. WELL, many of Sunday night's Oscar winners dipped brushes into their palette and came up with some of the most exquisitely touching and meaningful speeches of any Oscar telecast. I don't...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead at age 46: police

    Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead at age 46: police
    NEW YORK -- Philip Seymour Hoffman, one of the leading actors of his generation and winner of an Academy Award for his title role in the film "Capote," was found dead in his Manhattan apartment on Sunday in what a New York police source described as an...
  • Oscars 2014: Does the telecast have to be a joke fest?

    Oscars 2014: Does the telecast have to be a joke fest?
    So Ellen DeGeneres is set to host the 86th Academy Awards next week. Nothing against her or, for that matter, Billy Crystal (who has hosted nine telecasts), Whoopi Goldberg (who has hosted four) or Steve Martin (who has done three), but when was it...