The Doobie Brothers
The word: This Hall of Fame band has sold 40 million albums worldwide since its start in 1970. Some of its most well-known songs are "Jesus is Just Alright," "Black Water" and "Takin' it to the Streets."
Details: 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric, Baltimore. Tickets are $43.90 to $79.80 and can be purchased at ticketmaster.com.
'The Book of Mormon'
The word: After winning nine Tony Awards, the musical from the creators of "South Park" is on tour and coming to Baltimore Feb. 25 through March 9.
Details: Afternoon and evening showtimes, Feb. 25-March 9. Hippodrome Theatre, 12 N. Eutaw St., Baltimore. Tickets prices vary from $43.55 to $169.15. Tickets can be purchased at ticketmaster.com.
The word: Starring Tom Hanks in the title role and directed by Paul Greengrass, the movie is the true story of Captain Richard Phillips. In 2009, Phillips' American cargo ship was the first to be hijacked in 200 years.
Details: "Captain Phillips" premieres Friday in theaters nationwide, including Regal Westminster 9. For show time information, call 410-857-1422.
Paul McCartney's 'New'
The word: The legendary Paul McCartney is back. As one of the most successful and recognized artists in the world, he would be hard-pressed to create a failure. Furthermore, the title track "New" has been getting good reviews as a fun -- and relevant -- pop song, despite the artist's decades on the scene.
Details: Album drops Tuesday. A deluxe edition retails for $14.88 on Amazon and $13.99 on iTunes.
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'The Walking Dead'
The word: What kind of October would it be without a new season of "The Walking Dead?" In the fourth season opener, "30 Days Without an Accident," the surviving residents from Woodbury have settled in at the prison and attempt to hold onto their humanity in the face of a new evil.
Details: Season 4 of "The Walking Dead" premieres at 9 p.m. Sunday on AMC.