Tom Petty and Heartbreakers are going on the road once again, announcing a summer 2013 six-week tour that kicks off on May 16th in Evansville, IN.
By Alan Fein
(AXcess News) New York - I'm a big fan of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and I was thrilled to see Petty and his band going back on tour once again. The Tour itself includes headlining at at major festivals, arenas and amphitheaters, plus multi-show residencies at the Beacon Theater in New York City and The Fonda Theater in Los Angeles.
Seth MacFarlane's Oscar hosting gig, full of low-brow and sexist jokes, received mixed reviews. The Academy struggles to reach a younger audience and remain a family-friendly show.
By Gloria Goodale,
Staff writer, CSMonitor
(AXcess News) Los Angeles - As Oscar host Seth MacFarlane is surely learning Monday, helming the annual awards ceremony dwarfs all other challenges. Rescue hostages from under the nose of armed revolutionaries? Piece of cake! Free American slaves amidst a young nation’s bloody civil war? In my sleep!
Are the Arts getting snubbed during the 2013 Women's History Month? Three reasons girls need music as much as math.
(AXcess News) - One simple yet profound quote by Emily Dickinson might summarize the position of women throughout much of the history of the United States: "I dwell in possibility."
Today, women have choices that most of their predecessors just a half century ago did not. Professions once dominated by men are open to them; they can have a successful career and a family - or choose to remain independent throughout their lives.
Actress Lindsay Lohan pled not guilty Tuesday to a host of misdemeanor charges relating to her car accident in June when her car kissed the rearend of a garbage truck - rather abruptly.
By Alan Fein
(AXcess News ) - Lohan's attorney, Shawn Holley, entered the not guilty pleas in Los Angeles Court in a rather brief court affair.
Lohan's sports car was needless-to-say, trashed, after the accident.
With nominations for critical predictors like the Screen Actors Guild Awards and the Golden Globes announced, Oscar fans are closer than ever to being able to guess which movies will earn nominations for the all-important Best Picture Oscar prize this year. Some contenders' chances have dropped as their buzz has faded, and others' stars have risen as they've earned SAG and Golden Globe nominations that may give them a better chance in the race. Remember, the Academy can choose to nominate between five and 10 movies for the top prize. Here are 8 that currently stand the best chance.
'Les Misérables' stars Hugh Jackman in a piece of ideal casting.
By Peter Rainer,
Film critic, CSMonitor
(AXcess News) - “Les Misérables” is a great big behemoth of a musical, but I rarely felt weighted down by it. It’s based on the Cameron Mackintosh production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s French stage musical – one of those shows, like “Cats” and “The Phantom of the Opera,” that always seems to running somewhere in the world. It passed me by, though. I come to the movie fresh.