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With no ABBA reunion in sight, patrons can take a chance on a new museum devoted to the 1970s Swedish pop super-group. Opening Tuesday in Stockholm, the museum will display band memorabilia, including star-shaped guitars, gold records, concert footage...
LA Times MagazineNobis Hotel +46 (0) 8 614 10 00 / nobishotel.se The philosophy here is subtle......
Daily American CorrespondentBy SANDY WOJCIK Daily American Correspondent WINDBER – A tribute band for all ages, Abbamania, will grace the stage of the Arcadia Theater, 1418 Graham Ave., at 8 p.m. Feb. 19. ABBAMANIA has been selling out to audiences all over the world for the...
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Stretching stories around a number of already established songs from a single source isn't a particularly new approach. Over 50 years ago, Hollywood produced the Oscar-winning "An American in Paris" with all-George Gershwin music and created an enduring...
Hollywood BriefMY 9-YEAR-OLD son asked me the other morning why I was dancing around the breakfast table singing "Take a Chance on Me." I don't usually sing in the morning. I definitely don't dance. And I didn't know I knew any ABBA songs (I've never actually bought...
Special to The Times"Once on This Island," a tale of love and redemption in the Caribbean, marks a new beginning for L.A.'s leading presenter of old musicals. "Island," which opens Wednesday at UCLA's Freud Playhouse, is the first show of Reprise Theatre Company's first...
Did ABBA ever make a bad record? For fans of the Swedish group's nearly two dozen U.S. hits, including ear candy like "Dancing Queen" and "Mamma Mia," it's probably hard to imagine anything not being close to irresistible. Sure enough: a new, nine-disc...
Special to the TribuneMaybe "Mamma Mia!" really is just an excuse for a simulated ABBA reunion--and maybe that's OK. Aggressively nostalgic, Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' connect-the-hits hit, which returns to Chicago Tuesday for a month-long run, regales former and...
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Zap2It.comBizarre Fact No. 1: The ABBA musical "Mamma Mia!" has grossed more than $1 billion worldwide since it opened in 1999. Bizarre Fact No. 2: Tom Hanks is expected to executive produce "Mamma Mia!" for the big screen. According to The Hollywood Reporter,...
The Swampby Aamer Madhani Sen. John McCain has gotten a lot of ribbing about his confounding -- in this Swamp thing's opinion -- affection of the 1970s Scandinavian pop band ABBA. On Thursday, Walter Isaacson was the latest pundit to publicly......
The Theater LoopTHEATER REVIEW: "Chess" ★★★ Through April 25 by Theo Ubique at The No Exit Cafe, 6970 N. Glenwood Ave.; Running time: 2 hours, 35 minutes; Tickets: $25-$30 at 800-595-4849 and www.theoubique.org Ah, “Chess.” ABBA meets the Cold War! Europop...
Pop & HissWatching Faith Hill sing ABBA’s “The Winner Takes It All” during Monday night’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in New York brought to mind two words that hall officials should seriously consider before next year’s show: Tribute......
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