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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.
  • Robin Williams Tribute Special to Air on PBS

    Stars and friends of Robin Williams will share memories of the late comedian in "Robin Williams Remembered -- A Pioneers of Television Special." The one-hour special will feature Williams' last full-length television interview, including never-bef0re-...

    Robin Williams: Pam Dawber on PBS special

    Robin Williams: Pam Dawber on PBS special
    "Robin Williams Remembered -- A Pioneers of Television Special" is coming this month from PBS, and the program will feature his "Mork & Mindy" co-star Pam Dawber. The program will air nationally at 9 p.m. Sept. 9. But Orlando's WUCF-Channel 24 will...

    LeVar Burton's first children's book coming this fall

    LeVar Burton's first children's book coming this fall
    Coming soon to a bookstore near you: The first children's book by "Reading Rainbow's" LeVar Burton. Burton, of course, is also an actor, known for "Star Trek: The Next Generation" and the award-winning miniseries "Roots." Yet for a generation or more of...

    'Finding Your Roots' with Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr.

    From 1948 to 1961, there was a show called "This Is Your Life," hosted by Ralph Edwards. In it, an unsuspecting celebrity was lured to a place by a friend or family member where Edwards would surprise them. People from the celebrity's past would then come...