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  • Film Review: 'Muscle Shoals' strength is in the music

    Film Review: 'Muscle Shoals' strength is in the music
    Even if you're old enough to have experienced the '60s (and lucky enough to still have the brain cells to remember them), it's likely that the name “Muscle Shoals” doesn't evoke much. If you religiously read Rolling Stone in those days, it may...
  • "Muscle Shoals," a film about a legendary recording studio, plays at The Naro

    "Muscle Shoals," a film about a legendary recording studio, plays at The Naro
    The Naro Expanded Cinema in Norfolk wants to take you back in time to the funky, soulful heyday of a legendary Alabama recording studio. "Muscle Shoals" is a film celebrating the music created at FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Ala., where countless rock...
  • Music documentaries look at the talent just beyond the spotlight

    Elvis. Aretha. The Beatles. These are the titans. Jerome Felder, Spooner Oldham and Freda Kelly? They're the supporting players. Following on last year's Oscar-winning Sixto Rodriguez documentary, "Searching for Sugarman," a fresh set of nonfiction...
  • Party favors: ideas for creating a very merry bash

    Party favors: ideas for creating a very merry bash
    It really is the most wonderful time of the year: check your guest list twice, deck your halls and prepare to celebrate straight through to the New Year. Whatever your holiday traditions — Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Las Posadas — it's the...
  • Janis Joplin to receive star on the Walk of Fame

    Janis Joplin to receive star on the Walk of Fame
    Janis Joplin, who died 43 years ago, was an active recording musician for only three years. She produced four studio albums, a mere two of which were under her own name, and only three of which came out in her lifetime. She composed a handful of songs,...
  • 'Muscle Shoals' review: Behind the great, great music

    'Muscle Shoals' review: Behind the great, great music
    ***1/2 (out of four) Go see “Muscle Shoals”—seriously, don’t miss it—and watch the way the seats bob up and down. That’s viewers unable to resist tapping their feet. Don’t be surprised if some get up and dance....
  • Broadway Review: 'A Night With Janis Joplin'

    As a musical biography, "A Night With Janis Joplin" is pretty much a bust. The book by Randy Johnson, who also helmed, skims lightly over the singer's Texas childhood and her tenure with Big Brother and the Holding Company, with nary a word about her...
  • Taking the Kids: Exploring African-American history in Washington, D.C., and beyond

    Taking the Kids: Exploring African-American history in Washington, D.C., and beyond
    Talk about the best birthday present ever. You've got to think that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be smiling down as we, on the same day, celebrate his birth and the second inauguration of Barack Obama, our first African-American president. Ask your...
  • 'American Idol' recap, Country stars (and total bombs) in Charlotte

    'American Idol' recap, Country stars (and total bombs) in Charlotte
    We're in Charlotte, and if you weren't a country music fan before tonight, chances are you just might be buying your first country CD in the morning. Recapping tonight's show was a bit challenging. We may have heard all of 10 auditions that really had...
  • 'American Idol' recap, Everything's bigger in Texas

    'American Idol' recap, Everything's bigger in Texas
    Finally, a drama free night on "American Idol," and the best night to date. It's a fact, everything is BIGGER in Texas! We joined the contestants in San Antonio and Long Beach tonight and neither town let us down. Actually they both did the absolute...
  • 'True Blood' recap: Sookie learns the truth about Ben - he's Warlow!

    'True Blood' recap: Sookie learns the truth about Ben - he's Warlow!
    Warlow revealed! Andy’s faerie kids dead? Governor’s daughter goes vampire! Sam gets a new girlfriend – and a human one at that? So much to recap in “True Blood” Episode 64. Ironically titled “At Last,”...