<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Entertainment Today]]> <![CDATA[Comcast to invest additional $300 million for NBC programming]]> <![CDATA[Red Fang releases free acoustic EP]]> Portland stoner-metal act Red Fang released a new EP to Bandcamp today. And in a double-twist of pleasantly unexpected, it's both free, and acoustic.]]> <![CDATA[BMI wins lawsuit against Pandora]]> <![CDATA[Four or more for Music Director]]> Rumors have been swirling around Chautauqua all summer. When the Colorado Music Festival announced its summer season, it was stated that three of the guest conductors were candidates to replace ]]> <![CDATA[Colorado Shakespeare 'monitoring weather']]> Boulder is currently facing a flashflood warning expected to last through later on Wednesday, July 30, with at least 1-2 inches of rain expected. Since Colorado Shakespeare Festival performs some o]]> <![CDATA[Teddy Pendergrass' widow and son at war over wills]]> <![CDATA[Nolan's next: 'Dark Knight' director to helm sci-fi adventure film]]> Christopher Nolan, the writer and director for all three of the recent Batman trilogy (Batman Begins, The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises), has been named the director of an upcoming Paramount and Warner Bros. production.]]> <![CDATA[Andrew Bird's performance at Chautauqua was the anti-Kanye]]> When I first heard that Kanye West had referred to himself as “the Michael Jordan of music,” I immediately recalled the first time I heard Andrew Bird’s instrumental Useless C]]> <![CDATA[Trent Reznor knows it all]]> It looked like he was going to laptop jockey the show, filling the stage only with the size of his legacy, the closest NIN could get to playing an “unplugged” show. But Reznor had something grander in store. ]]> <![CDATA['Divorce Court' judge had to overcome her own marital problems]]> She may be the presiding judge on the syndicated show "Divorce Court," but Lynn Toler had to pass more than the bar to get there. She and her sister were expected to be doctors. "It was never 'if,' it was 'when' you become a doctor. I didn't know there was an option other than that," she says over coffee at a hotel restaurant here.]]> <![CDATA[Singer Etta James is dead at 73]]> Etta James, the legendary rhythm and blues singer, has died, her son said Friday. She was 73 and had been in failing health for years. She died at a Southern California hospital about 8 a.m., her son Donto James said.]]> <![CDATA[Ellen DeGeneres Addresses Anti-Gay ‘One Million Moms’ Group]]> Ellen DeGeneres has publicly responded to the anti-gay group “One Million Moms,” which recently called for JCPenney to remove the openly gay talk show host as its spokesperson.]]> <![CDATA[There's nothing Common about this rapper's acting ambitions]]> Common is running a little late for his interview. But he's a musician, right? That's to be expected. "No man, I'm an actor, man. I'm an actor," he says, laughing. And so he is. Th]]> <![CDATA[‘Sons of Anarchy’ gives L.A. a dose of mayhem]]> <![CDATA[Anderson Cooper: 'The Fact Is, I'm Gay.']]> Last week, Entertainment Weekly ran a story on an emerging trend: gay people in public life who come out in a much more restrained and matter-of-fact way than in the past. In many ways, it's a great development: we're evolved enough not to be gob-smacked when we find out someone's gay. But it does matter nonetheless, it seems to me, that this is on the record. We still have pastors calling for the death of gay people, bullying incidents and suicides among gay kids, and one major political party dedicated to ending the basic civil right to marry the person you love. So these "non-events" are still also events of a kind; and they matter. The visibility of gay people is one of the core means for our equality.]]> <![CDATA['Thor' and more: Summer's must-see movies]]> Starting this weekend, and continuing nearly every week into August, one hopeful blockbuster after another will hit the screen, creating one of the bigger summer-movie gluts in recent memory. Major titles include the Ryan Reynolds superhero vehicle "Green Lantern" (due June 17), the raunchy comedy "The Hangover Part II" (May 26) and the final installment of "Harry Potter" (July 15).]]> <![CDATA[MTV gives California school 'Breakfast Club' treatment]]> <![CDATA[REVIEW: Tony Stark, not Iron Man, is lead role in Iron Man 3]]> Lots of superhero movies play on the vulnerabilities of their main characters. But can you have a superhero movie without a superhero?]]> <![CDATA[Britney Spears may not return to judge X-Factor]]> Fox reality competition The X Factor may be losing two of its judges next season, according to reports.]]> <![CDATA[Jack White to Score 'The Lone Ranger']]> Jack White has signed on to write, produce and perform the score for a forthcoming remake of The Lone Ranger by Walt Disney Studios and Jerry Bruckheimer Films. Though White has contributed music to other movies, most notably Cold Mountain, this will be his first experience scoring a feature film.]]>