Entertainment

Running with it

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A rich and surprisingly old-fashioned musical biopic, The Runaways has neither the bloat nor the blather of your average Hollywood treatment of stars on the rise. It’s pungent and quick on its feet, capturing the clubs, the shag-heavy interiors and the Farrahhaired...

Asylum Street Spankers find salvation

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For those who haven’t had the pleasure, South By Southwest (otherwise known as SXSW) is the yearly arts festival held over the last week of winter down in Austin. Initially a music convention prowled by eager publicists trying to keep their underpaying jobs, burned ...

Zoso’s Led Zeppelin tribute is, in some ways, better than the...

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Dissertations have been written about tribute bands, which present a very cool opportunity to use the word “simulacra...

Seabird flies into town

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Usually bands — and their labels — try to milk their newfound success for all they can before moving on to another record, so it was something of a surprise when Seabird recently released their sophomore album, Rocks Into Rivers, a mere 18 months after their 2008 ...

‘Chloe’ director Atom Egoyan on sublimated rage, sex and the history...

NEW YORK — Catherine (played by Julianne Moore) is a successful, beautiful doctor living in a ritzy neighborhood with her professor husband, David (Liam Neeson), and beautiful teenage son Michael (Max Thieriot). This is a family that from the outside appears to have...

Craig Ferguson voices his pleasure at working in animated films

Anybody who watches "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" knows Ferguson has a gift for gab...

Sarah Palin show lands at TLC

Maybe there will be a crossover episode with Kate Gosselin...

Actor Robert Culp, ‘I Spy’ co-star, 79, dies after fall

LOS ANGELES — Robert Culp, the veteran actor best known for starring with Bill Cosby...

The Wilhelm Scream makes it into ‘Iron Man 2’

LOS ANGELES — On Sunday, "Iron Man 2" director Jon Favreau tweeted, "The Wilhelm Scream is in...

Oprah settles defamation suit before trial set for next week

PHILADELPHIA — Avoiding a potentially ugly spectacle, Oprah Winfrey on Tuesday settled a defamation suit filed against her that was scheduled for trial in Philadelphia next week...

Shoplifters who confessed on ‘Dr. Phil’ get federal prison

SAN DIEGO — A husband and wife from San Diego County...

Community first, near and abroad

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Local dancer holds benefit for victims of Haiti quake People and art come first … money second.” This is the philosophy of Haitian-born Boulderite Rico Changeux, dancer and owner of Streetside Dance Studio. His philanthropic spirit is one of practice and ...