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Apropos of absolutely nothing, it just occurred to us that this month marks the 42nd anniversary of the groundbreaking television special LIZA WITH A Z. We ran across a DVD copy over the weekend and couldn’t help but note that, even by today’s standards, this LIZA MINNELLI concert presentation is one of the greatest musical [...]


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Arriving in theaters today, JIMI: ALL IS BY MY SIDE is a really terrific missed opportunity. Not exactly a traditional ’show biz biopic’, the film focuses on just a year in the life of JIMI HENDRIX, one of the most flamboyant and influential musical stars of the swingin’ sixties. It was the year that catapulted [...]


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To support their new album, V, Maroon 5 will be hitting the road for a world tour. The #MaroonVTour starts   next February in Dallas and, after 27 North American dates and 10 European shows, will end in Portugal next June. (With all the travel they’ve got ahead of them, it’s fitting that [...]


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It’s being reported that the popular 80’s series THE GREATEST AMERICAN HERO is headed back to television. Word has it that Fox has ordered a pilot from the 21 JUMP STREET team of PHIL LORD and CHRIS MILLER.

Originally an ABC series that ran from 1980 to 1983, the show centered on a nerdy teacher [...]


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Returning tonight for its third season on the History Channel, 10 THINGS YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT is an educational series that details ten fun facts about historical tales, figures and places you only thought you knew everything about. Hosted by punk rock icon HENRY ROLLINS, the show has uncovered twists and tidbits from such diverse [...]


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Forty-five years ago this weekend, what was originally billed as ‘three days of peace and music’ became the largest rock concert in music history and changed the way people would forever look at the 60’s. Originally expecting a crowd of a few thousand, producers were overwhelmed when over 500,000 spectators descended on a farm in [...]


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When Maroon 5’s debut album, Songs About Jane, was released in 2002, the band went on tour with Train, O.A.R., and Sheryl Crow — playing a second stage in each venue’s parking lot. They fought hard for their success, and it’s paid off with a career featuring four platinum albums and nine Top 10 singles, [...]


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Considered by many to be one of the biggest musical events of 1964 (and that was a year littered with major musical events), THE T.A.M.I. SHOW was a live concert filmed in a sort of proto-high definition format dubbed ‘Electronovision’ and aired in movie theaters all over the world. An acronym for ‘Teen Age Music [...]


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Adam Lambert is currently on tour as the lead singer for the classic rock band Queen. They have been playing to sold out audiences all over the world with Lambert receiving rave reviews from fans and critics.  Before joining Queen on tour, Lambert found success as a solo artist and also had success in acting.

As [...]


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There’s great news for fans of iconic musical theater. The announcement was just made that CHRISTOPHER WALKEN has been cast as Capt. Hook in the NBC production of PETER PAN LIVE!

Following in the footsteps of the network’s hugely successful broadcast of THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE!, this new project will be produced by NEIL MERON [...]


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