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Fox 5 San Diego staffI didn’t have high hopes for this movie. Writer/producer/director Paul Weitz impressed me with About a Boy, but the last time he worked with Robert De Niro it was for Little Fockers. I am glad I was pleasantly surprised by this story, based on...
Tags: Paul Dano, Entertainment, Wes Studi, Robert De Niro, Movies
Patti Smith: Camera Solo October 21 – February 19 Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main Street, Hartford, (860) 278-2670, thewadsworth.org. Rock-and-roll-band-fronting poet Patti Smith, who turns 65 at the end of the year, has been...
If you've lived in New York some time during the last three decades, you might have seen David Byrne on his bike -- long legs pedaling, bright eyes watching. The erstwhile Talking Head, sometime filmmaker, Brian Eno collaborator and perspicacious...
Lehigh Valley MusicHow much you enjoyed Saturday’s show by Ray Manzarek, former keyboardist for The Doors, and blues guitarist Roy Rogers at Sellersville Theater 1894 probably depended on what you want to hear. Ray Manzarek, left, and Roy Rogers If you were......
Tribune reporterJim Carroll, poet, punk musician and author, died at his New York City home Friday after suffering a heart attack. Carroll was best known for the song "People Who Died" and his book, "The Basketball Diaries", which chronicled his personal experience...
Tags: New York City, Entertainment, Music, Heart Attack
Los Angeles Times Book CriticFall, it seems, starts earlier every year. Certainly, that's true of publishing: Jonathan Franzen's "Freedom" — arguably the big book of the season — has been a topic of discussion since mid-August, while other anticipated titles (Tom...
Tags: San Francisco, Human Body, Entertainment, Children, Music
Show TrackerClick here to download TV listings for the week of May 30 - June 5 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here SERIES Community: John Michael Higgins (âA Mighty Windâ) guest stars......
Jim Carroll, who died Friday of a heart attack at 60 in Manhattan, was a legend by the time he was 13. That's when the poet Ted Berrigan took him to visit Jack Kerouac, who took a look at some of Jim's writing and said, "Jim Carroll writes better prose...
Tags: Larry Rivers, Boz Scaggs, Arthur Rimbaud, Patti Smith, Poetry
Jim Carroll, a poet and punk rocker whose wry tales of rocky adolescence as an athlete-turned-junkie in the 1978 memoir "The Basketball Diaries" resonated deeply with a generation of disaffected youths, died Friday at his home in New York City. He was 60....
Tags: Obituaries, Punk (genre), Poetry, Jack Kerouac, Death
Craig Finn isn't a singer, exactly. But neither is he a spoken-word artist. As the frontman for New York-by-way-of-Minneapolis's The Hold Steady, he's master of the speak-sing, part Lou Reed and part Jim Carroll, with touches of Bruce Springsteen's...
The year's final week holds at least two must-see shows: the rare union of Ken Vandermark, Nate McBride and Hamid Drake in their jazz-funk combo Spaceways Inc. on Wednesday at Empty Bottle, and the final concerts by indie-rock titans Guided By Voices on...
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