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  • Rocker Lita Ford at Penn's Peak: She's still better to watch than to listen to

     
    Let’s be totally honest: Rocker Lita Ford didn’t get famous because she was the best guitarist in the world or the best singer. She got famous because she was a sexy blonde who could play (decent) guitar and (sorta) sing......
  • How Heart, Rush and the rest of Rock Hall of Fame's new nominees stack up

     
    Just nine days before it plays Sands Bethlehem Event Center, 1970s and ‘80s female rockers Heart has been nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. But the big news out of today’s announcement of nominees is......
  • Runaways fashion: How to look like a cherry bomb

    The first time Kristen Stewart appears onscreen as Joan Jett in The Runaways, she’s shopping in the men’s section of a vintage rockabilly store. After the owner stares her down and says, “The women’s section is over there,”...
  • Review: The Runaways

    Today, most people know the Runaways solely as Joan Jett’s first band. But a new film about the tumultuous rockers acts as both an absorbing rise-and-fall music picture and a historical corrective. The hyperbolic meme “You’ll be bigger...
  • L.A. Story

    L.A. Story
    Rock stars, Jazzers, Pachucos...they may have grown up somewhere else quaint, like Sandusky, Ohio, or Canada, but they made their mark here¬ólived, created and died here. Music is as much a part of the L.A. legacy as film and television. From the bebop...
  • News roundup: 'Dark Knight' honored, 'Watchmen' re-released

    News roundup: 'Dark Knight' honored, 'Watchmen' re-released
    The expansion of the Oscars' best picture pool came a year too late for " The Dark Knight," but the film was the big winner at the Saturn Awards Wednesday night. The movie won five awards from the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films,...
  • Dakota Fanning runs away with 'The Runaways'

    Dakota Fanning loves rock 'n' roll too. Fanning has signed on to play rocker Cherie Currie in the Joan Jett biopic "The Runaways," according to Variety. The move will team Fanning with "New Moon" co-star Kristen Stewart, who will play Jett, famous for "I...
  • Dakota Fanning confirmed for 'New Moon'

    The will-she-or-won't-she is over: Sources say Dakota Fanning has been confirmed as a player in the "Twilight" sequel "New Moon." Fanning, 15, will play vampire elder Jane, who brings judgment on the forbidden love between teen human Bella ( Kristen...
  • Review: Bitchingly awesome 'Lemmy: 49% Mother***er, 51% Son of a Bitch'

    Review: Bitchingly awesome 'Lemmy: 49% Mother***er, 51% Son of a Bitch'
    ***1/2 (out of four) Motorhead singer/bassist Lemmy Kilmister is the kind of genre-personifying hard rock icon who invites Chuck Norris-style hyperbole (one fan claims the only survivors of a nuclear bomb would be cockroaches and Lemmy) that actually...
  • Weekend outlook: Two rounds of Mardi Gras at Universal, Willie Nelson at SeaWorld, plus $5 day at science center. Curious?

    Weekend outlook: Two rounds of Mardi Gras at Universal, Willie Nelson at SeaWorld, plus $5 day at science center. Curious?
    There are loads of entertaining options this weekends at our theme parks and attractions. + There are Mardi Gras concerts on both Saturday and Sunday at Universal Studios. The B-52s are set to perform Saturday, followed by the omnipresent KC & the...
  • Chicago Ridge's homespun values lure homebuyers

    Chicago Ridge's homespun values lure homebuyers
    Shaped like a string of boxcars that tumbled off the CSX rail line, Chicago Ridge is a working-class southwestern suburb known for the regional mall that attracts shoppers like a magnet. Thanks to its abundance of modest multifamily housing, Chicago...