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  • Martin Scorsese takes big risks in HBO's 'George Harrison'

    Martin Scorsese takes big risks in HBO's 'George Harrison'
    I don't have time for a full review, but I do want to alert viewers to the premiere tonight on HBO of director Martin Scorsese's "George Harrison: Living in the Material World." This is one of the most ambitious and daring biographical films that I have...
  • How women such as Darlene Love rocked our world

    Bessie Smith to Lady Gaga is a wide swath in modern music, and "Women Who Rock" includes them and many in between Friday, Nov. 18, on PBS (check local listings). "Rock and roll is a very wide river," says filmmaker Carol Stein. She and Susan Wittenberg...
  • Heartfelt tribute lets McCartney's genius be

    As much as I adore The Beatles, the idea of going to a Paul McCartney tribute concert, even one with a symphony, didn't exactly fill me with excitement. After all, the gems of the John Lennon/McCartney catalog have been covered countless times and...
  • Ambassadors, a rock band from Brooklyn, find big audience in Hampton Roads

    Ambassadors, a rock band from Brooklyn, find big audience in Hampton Roads
    Over the years, many Hampton Roads radio stations have been content to follow more often than lead. For example, once rock hits were broken in major markets, local outlets would jump on and ride the wave. That's started to change recently as stations...
  • Of pop & poetry

    Of pop & poetry
    Jay-Z, Sonic Youth, Guns N' Roses, Ghostface Killah, Slayer, Prince, the Rolling Stones, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Britney Spears, The New Pornographers, Mobb Deep, Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, Prefab Sprout, Pink, The Beatles, Van Halen, Big Star, Bob Dylan,...
  • Beach Boys mix nostalgia, surf, melancholy at Chicago Theatre

    Beach Boys mix nostalgia, surf, melancholy at Chicago Theatre
    Brian Wilson broke character Monday at the Chicago Theatre in the first of two 50th anniversary concerts by his longtime band. The most fragile of the Beach Boys plunged into the turmoil of “Sail On, Sailor,” a song rarely performed by the...
  • 'The Wrecking Crew' doc screening, Q&A in Orange on Oct. 13

    'The Wrecking Crew' doc screening, Q&A in Orange on Oct. 13
    When he decided to put together a home movie about highlights of his dad’s life and career, Denny Tedesco did what a lot of children do at some point in their lives. What distinguished the product of his efforts from the thousands or millions of...
  • Like/Dislike: Ben Savage, Flying Dog Brewery

    Like/Dislike: Ben Savage, Flying Dog Brewery
    Considering beer is Ben Savage's favorite drink, working at Frederick-based Flying Dog Brewery could be considered a dream come true. Not only is Savage surrounded by suds and innovation every day, but also with "laughter, high fives, pranks, and hugs."...
  • Casey Anthony: Summer’s greatest mystery story? Do you agree?

     
    Why has the case generated such fascination? Savannah Guthrie of NBC says people wonder if Casey Anthony could be responsible for such a heinous crime. Aphrodite Jones said Casey looks like a little girl, has an arrogance and defiance about her, and...
  • Glen Campbell has Alzheimer's, plans for final album and farewell tour

     
    Singer Glen Campbell has Alzheimer's, plans final album, concert tour...
  • Glen Campbell set to release farewell album in wake of Alzheimer diagnosis

     
    Sad news about Glen Campbell's Alzheimer's diagnosis, but fans of his music can take solace in the fact that Campbell is preparing to release a farewell studio album. The studio material — including songwriting contributions from Paul Westerberg,...