<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Entertainment Today]]> <![CDATA[Oscar Winner Ernest Borgnine Dies at 95]]> Ernest Borgnine, the dependable Academy Award-winning actor who made a career out of playing working stiffs and the heavy through a sturdy six decades of work in films, television and Broadway, has died. He was 95.]]> <![CDATA[Jeff Conaway, actor in 'Grease' and 'Taxi,' dies at 60]]> Jeff Conaway, an actor who came to fame in the late 1970s as a high school greaser in the hit movie musical "Grease" and as a regular on the TV series "Taxi" but in more recent years was known for his appearances on "Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew," died Friday. He was 60.]]> <![CDATA[Roundup: Roger Ebert's submissions to the 'New Yorker' caption contest]]> Like a fine wine, or a not-very-fine wine, or a Roger Corman film, film critic Roger Ebert just gets better with age.]]> <![CDATA[Sean Penn sentenced to probation for incident with photographer]]> <![CDATA[Meat Puppets stage a hodown at The Fox]]> Moistboyz and Meat Puppets hosted a grungy, moshy hoe-down at the Fox on Tuesday, April 2. Moistboyz, a hard rock, heavy metal punk group lead by Mickey “Moist” (also known as Mickey M]]> <![CDATA[Late guitar god is enjoying a resurgence, thanks to a new album and an all-star tribute tour]]> Elvis and Michael better watch out. Jimi is making a move. Forty years after his death, Jimi Hendrix is enjoying the kind of a resurgence in the posthumous rock-star derby that might rival the sales of Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson. Last week, Hendrix's estate released the first bona fide "new" Jimi album in decades (the often awesome, occasionally underwhelming "Valleys of Neptune," recorded mostly in 1969) as well as deluxe remastered versions of his three landmark studio albums. A Hendrix "Rock Band" video game is promised this year, and there's talk of a Jimi "Anthology" a la the Beatles.]]> <![CDATA[Beyonce pens essay on feminism]]> Pop singer and Destiny's only child left standing, Beyonce Knowles, has always had a touch of the girl power in her music. But she made her feelings on feminism and gender equality a bit more explici]]> <![CDATA[Michael K. Williams to Play Ol' Dirty Bastard in the Feature 'Dirty White Boy']]> Michael K. Williams will star as the late hip-hop artist Ol’ Dirty Bastard, a.k.a. Russell Jones, in the feature film Dirty White Boy, based on the true story of Jarred Weisfeld, a 22-year-old VH1-intern-turned-manager, and his misadventures with the legendary rapper leading up to the performer's tragic death in 2004.]]> <![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[Ticket giveaway: 3OH!3 at Fiske Planetarium]]> Hey 3OH!3 fans, the band was generous enough to give us two tickets to their CD release party on June 29, 8p.m. at the Fiske Planetarium in Boulder for their new album, Streets of Gold. We want to pass them on to you.]]> <![CDATA[Oscars memorial attracts controversy ]]> A minor scandal emerged in an unexpected place during last night's Oscars broadcast: the recap of film industry folks that passed away in the last year.]]> <![CDATA[Jon McIntire, Ex-Grateful Dead Manager, Dead at 70]]> Jon McIntire, who managed the Grateful Dead in the early Seventies and helped create the community of Deadheads, died February 15th of complications from lung cancer at home in Stinson Beach, California. He was 70.]]> <![CDATA[Eddie Murphy named host of 84th Academy Awards]]> <![CDATA[Columbia to release Bob Dylan's early demo recordings]]> <![CDATA[Lucy Liu to Play Watson in CBS' Sherlock Holmes Drama Pilot]]> CBS' Sherlock Holmes pilot, Elementary, will indeed be a modern take on the famed story. For the first time, Holmes' famed sidekick, Watson, will be played by a woman with Lucy Liu nabbing the part, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.]]> <![CDATA[Tom Waits, Bon Jovi, Beastie Boys, LL Cool J top eclectic list of nominees]]> <![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[Affleck fought cliches for 'The Town']]> Some movie sets abound with producers and studio executives, others teem with entourages of dodgy hangers-on. Ben Affleck invited a slightly different class of visitors to his bank heist story "The Town" — a bunch of real-life criminals.]]> <![CDATA['True Grit' gets the Coen brothers treatment]]> It wasn't the celluloid ghost of John Wayne that inspired the Coen brothers to go off into the dusty ravines and bleak prairie land of New Mexico to make "True Grit," their first Western. No, this was a project with a storybook beginning.]]> <![CDATA[Bryan Singer confirms title of 'X-Men: First Class' sequel, and it's a doozy]]> X-Men: First Class was the lowest-grossing film in the mutant franchise since the original X-Men. But $350 million is nothing to sniff at, and stars Jennifer Lawrence and Michael Fassbender have both become omnipresent in the year since First Class opened, so it wasn’t too surprising when Fox announced a July 2014 release date for a First Class follow-up. And there are plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the prequel-sequel.]]>