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  • Jimi Hendrix is Reborn Again

    Jimi Hendrix is Reborn Again
    John Ridley's Hendrix biopic, All Is by My Side, starring dead ringer and Outkast member AndrĂ© Benjamin as Jimi (but without any of Jimi's actual music), premiered last month at the Toronto Film Festival (to mixed reviews). On Nov. 5, Bloomsbury publishes Starting At Zero: His Own Story, a collection of Hendrix's own lyrics and writings — on hotel stationary, cigarette packs and beer mats — stitched together with interviews and lyrics. That same day, Experience Hendrix, Jimi's official estate, unleashes their own double-dose: American Masters: Jimi Hendrix — Hear My Train A Comin', a PBS documentary (beefed up with extras for the DVD), and Miami Pop Festival, a CD and double 12" vinyl release marking the first time the Experience's 1968 performance hits the non-bootleg market.
  • Jay Leno Will Put Mark Twain Prize for Humor on His '55 Buick

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - With a sincere thanks for "the greatest night of my life," comedian Jay Leno accepted the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for Humor Sunday in a rowdy affair that featured a parade of funny regulars from the "Tonight Show." As...

    Exhibit explores bond between Jews and African Americans

    Exhibit explores bond between Jews and African Americans
    The traveling exhibit "Beyond Swastika and Jim Crow: Jewish Refugee Scholars at Black Colleges" explores relationships that formed between two groups that faced racism first-hand — Jewish professors who fled Nazi Europe and their African-American...

    Jay Leno ribbed by fellow comics at Mark Twain Prize ceremony

    It was Jay Leno's turn to be the butt of jokes at Sunday's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor ceremony in Washington. Chelsea Handler said she was confused that Leno, former host of NBC's "Tonight Show," was being honored with a humor prize: "I wasn'...

    Live, From New York: Sprout's Morning Show For Kids Wants Celebrities In Mix

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Some talk shows lure guests with the promise of hyping a new project. Others deliver instant fame. And then there's one that hopes to hook visitors with the sounds of an anthropomorphic chicken whose voice is reminiscent of a...