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Robert Pattinson and the Mystery of the Disappearing Abs

(Deadbolt)—How “in shape” is Twilight Saga star Robert Pattinson? How many Nancy Drew or Hardy Boys novels have you read on top of The Twilight Saga? What type of Twilight news can be found in the supermarket? It doesn’t really matter. But if you believe anonymous sources who spotted the New Moon star on the […]

NEW MUSIC:Dolly Parton’s 9 To 5 Broadway Cast Album

    Dolly Parton’s Tony Award-nominated score for 9 To 5: The Musical will be released on Tuesday, July 14, 2009 by  DOLLY RECORDS.  The Original Broadway Cast Recording of 9 to 5: The Musical was recorded Sunday, May 3, and Monday, May 4, 2009, at Legacy Recording Studios in New York and will be available at the Marquis Theatre in […]

BRETT MICHAEL’S STATEMENT ABOUT INJURY

(Access Hollywood) LOS ANGELES – Bret Michaels’ camp issued a statement about the nose fracture and busted lip the rocker got while performing in the Tony Awards opening number on Sunday — slamming the producers of the theater awards show, saying if it had been “Liza Minnelli, Dolly Parton or Elton John the Tonys would […]

UP CLOSE: Key New Moon Scenes Revealed

(Deadbolt)—Ever since Twilight hit theaters in November 2008, the online stories surrounding the Stephenie Meyer penned Twilight Saga sequel New Moon have been flooding the web like one giant, relentless and romantic tidal wave. Although the sea of online Twilight Saga stories is getting bigger by the day, there’s not a lot of real news […]

Demi Lovato Cranks Out Here We Go Again In 5 Weeks

(Popdirt)—Demi Lovato revealed a secret about her new album ‘Here We Go Again’ – it was quickly put together. “We wrote it in about three weeks, and recorded it in about two,” the 16-year-old explained to Twist at her photo shoot for the magazine. The ‘Sonny with a Chance’ star also talked about missing her […]

IN NYC: JOHN WAITE of Bad English at B.B.Kings Blues Club

B.B. King Blues Club and Grill, NYC proudly announces the addition of the following show to their calendar:      Monday, July 13  JOHN WAITE of BAD ENGLISH   Doors at 6:00pm, Show at 8:00pm $25 adv, $30 at door. JOHN WAITE is an extraordinary vocalist, songwriter and frontman in his own right, as well as with […]

JAZZ BRUNCH In Ocean Grove, New Jersey

Manchester Inn Sunday Jazz Brunch     Starting this Sunday – June 14th Manchester Inn’s Sunday Jazz Brunch is BACK! 10:30am to 2:00pm featuring carving station, Dessert table Omelettes made to order and so much more!! Still only $18.95   Reservations suggested   APCC Members enjoy $3 off per person this Sunday.    Manchester Inn […]

IN NYC: LOOKING AT MUSIC: SIDE 2

Looking at Music: Side 2 June 10—November 30, 2009 The Yoshiko and Akio Morita Gallery, second floor Looking at Music: Side 2 Film Series September—November 2009 The Roy and Niuta Titus Theaters NEW YORK, June 5, 2009—The Museum of Modern Art presents Looking at Music: Side 2, a survey of over 120 photographs, music videos, […]

ON TV: BENDER’S BACK BABY!

Bender is back! Comedy Central/The Fox Network just ordered 26 new episodes of the popular sci-fi animated comedy series. We at The Mac Wire are excited that the original cast and writing crew are returning. Creator David X.Cohen recently stated that the episodes are slated to run in 2010. “What we try to do is […]

Elton John From Tony Awards Press Room

I’ve been covering Elton John at events for over two decades now and know that he rarely enters a press room at an awards show. But apparently after Billy Elliot scored an amazing 10 awards, Elton felt compelled to talk and stopped by the press room after the awards show ended. There were “audible gasps” […]

ADAM LAMBERT COMES OUT IN ROLLING STONE

 Read More   The days of “don’t ask, don’t tell” are over for Adam Lambert. Rolling Stone magazine has posted a preview of the cover story in which Lambert unabashedly confirms his homosexuality, and the excerpts online indicate that, from this day forward, this season’s groundbreaking “Idol” expects the media and his fans to accept him for who he […]

Up Close and Personal: Jessare, Rising New Talent

     Rising 14-year-old musician  sensation Jessare recently released his new album, Damaged  Heart (which is now available on itunes) has a couple of appearances coming up:  6/19/09        Keep Hope Alive Benefit @ Palms Sky Villa at Fantasy Towers  Las Vegas, Nevada 7/31/09        Crystal Room  Redstone, CO.    The Mac Wire recently caught up with Jessare […]

DOES JIM CARREY SAVE YES MAN?

(The Great Falls Tribune)—I’ve been on board with Jim Carrey as an actor since his days on “In Living Color” and “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective.” While I can’t say I have liked every film he’s been in, I’ll always give his movies a chance, simply because he’s a great actor. That’s why “Yes Man” was […]

A Conversation with Iggy Pop

A Times Talk Event



(Photo Credit): Courtesy of AstralWerks   
  The godfather of punk, Iggy Pop, will discuss his influences and his work, and how he takes on the language of romance and gets “dangerously near jazz” on his new album, Préliminaires, inspired by French author Michel Houellebecq’s 2005 novel “The Possibility of an Island.”  Interviewed by Ben Ratliff, New […]

JUST IN AEROSMITH UPDATE ABOUT BRAD WHITFORD

  AEROSMITH guitarist Brad Whitford will be sitting out part of the band’s upcoming Guitar Hero: Aerosmith Presents Aerosmith tour dates with special guests ZZ Top as he recuperates from recent surgery.  Bobby Schneck (who has played with Green Day, Weezer and Slash) will be filling in for the guitarist.  AEROSMITH—  STEVEN TYLER, JOE PERRY, BRAD WHITFORD, TOM HAMILTON and JOEY KRAMER— regret any inconvenience to […]

JUST IN: Recently Added Or Altered Shows Added To BB KING Blues Club, NYC

 Sunday, July 5 DEICIDE ***- VITAL REMAINS, MARTYRD + REGAIN THE HEART CONDEMNED File Under:  Heavy Metal NB:  SRO Doors at 6:00pm, Show at 7:00pm $25 adv, $30 at door New Show Added:  Tuesday, July 7 A Tribute to STEELY DAN with STEALIN’ DAN Featuring former TOWER OF POWER vocalist Tom Bowes and  Cat Da Silva, […]

BOOKS: The History of Independent Cinema

     “Independent film is a vast and varied territory, and Phil Hall’s remarkable book explores every inch of it with wit, intelligence, a sympathetic spirit, and a wide-open mind. Fresh discoveries and surprising revelations abound on every topic from Edison to Aronofsky, Anger to Warhol, the silent era to the Internet age. It’s hard […]