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Frank Pooler, a longtime choral director at Cal State Long Beach who is credited with helping the 1970s pop group the Carpenters develop their signature sound, has died. He was 86. Pooler died Jan. 19 in his Los Alamitos home after a short battle with...
Channel Guide MagazineFor the filmmakers of Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, picking up where the first film left off wasn’t an option. Vaulting ahead a few years allowed them to put the character at an entirely different stage in his development and gave them the...
Los Angeles Times"Dark Shadows,"which hit theaters on Friday, not only revives long-dormant vampire Barnabas Collins, it also brings back some giggle- and cringe-inducing fashions of the early 1970s. Leisure suits. Mirrored aviator sunglasses. Bell-bottoms, chunky...
One of the best biographies I have ever read was "Another Man's War: The True Story of One Man's Battle to Save Children in the Sudan," by Sam Childers, aka the machine gun preacher. It painted the image of Childers fighting for orphans in Sudan, and also...
Tags: Sudan, Entertainment, Biography (genre), Cancer, John Belushi
Fox 5 San Diego staffIn my opinion, Tim Burton is the worst director making money in Hollywood. And it’s not like things are going to change. He likes to remake stuff, and he puts Johnny Depp in it. This means the films make millions and millions. Why would anything...
Tags: Eva Green, Entertainment, Tim Burton, Music, Morgan Spurlock
John Madden directed the fun-loving Oscar winner "Shakespeare in Love" and the gritty spy thriller "The Debt." He employs his skills somewhere between these two extremes in"The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel." The story follows several aging Brits needing...
The Continuing Education and Community Services Division at Hagerstown Community College will offer a class titled “Beginning Classical Ballet.” It will be held on Mondays, from April 9 to June 18, from 7 to 8:15 p.m. in the new dance...
Art galleries in Howard County gallop into the fall season with new exhibits whose receptions take place during what promises to be a busy "Road to the Arts" weekend, Sept. 16-18. The exhibits themselves open on various dates, however, so you can map...
Tags: Clarksville, Arts and Culture, Artists, Painting, Ellicott City
Art exhibit The Columbia Art Center hosts a "9/11 Commemoration Invitational Exhibition" through Oct. 2 at 6100 Foreland Garth. Show features a variety of works by the American Legion Auxiliary Creative Arts Program, as well as local artists Deborah...
You need to use your imagination as much as your eyes when viewing the three-artist exhibit "Seeing Differently: Abstractions" at the Bernice Kish Gallery at Slayton House. Although these artists provide the occasional figurative reference, they mostly...
Tags: Entertainment, Dance, Arts and Culture, Artists, Painting
PIX11.comA host of female singers heralding from the U.K. have really been impacting radio in the U.S. Think Adele…or Jessie J. Well, Atlantic Records recording artist Rumer is making waves across the pond with her music. She's been compared to legendary...
“The White Stripes meets the Carpenters,” said Jesi Di, when asked what style her indie folk-rock group Charley & Jesi intends to be. While this is the oeuvre to which the Glendale resident and her bandmate Charley Hinchcliffe aspire, their...
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