Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:37:07 GMT
Oscar- and Tony-winning actress Catherine Zeta-Jones will perform at the star-studded May 3 "A Celebration Of The Music Of Jimmy Webb: The Cake And The Rain" at New York City's Carnegie Hall. Presented by City Winery, the event will celebrate Elk City native Jimmy Webb's singular legacy and his timeless hit songs, including "Wichita Lineman," "MacArthur Park," "Galveston," "Didn't We," and "All I Know."
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 09:14:32 GMT
Those born on this date are under the sign of Taurus. They include Spanish Queen Isabella I, who funded the first voyage of Christopher Columbus to the New World, in 1451; British novelist Henry Fielding in 1707; German philosopher Immanuel Kant in 1724; Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, leader of Russia's 1917 Communist revolution, in 1870; novelist Vladimir Nabokov in 1899; pioneer nuclear physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer in 1904; actor Eddie Albert in 1906; violin virtuoso Yehudi Menhin in 1916; jazz bass player Charles Mingus in 1922; TV producer Aaron Spelling in 1923; actress Charlotte Rae in 1926 ; singer Glen Campbell in 1936 ; actor Jack Nicholson in 1937 ; businessman/balloon-flight record-setter Steve Fossett in 1944; filmmaker John Waters in 1946 ; rock guitarist/singer Peter Frampton in 1950 ; actor Marilyn Chambers in 1952: actor Ryan Stiles in 1959 ; comedian/TV host Byron Allen in ... (more)
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 18:43:11 GMT
The Heartland Network, Luken Communications' country music and lifestyle offering, has added two new series featuring legends of country to its programming lineup.
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 23:25:02 GMT
Forgive and buy, says Colbert Stephen Colbert wants you to curl up with a good book - by Stephen Colbert. The "Midnight Confessions" segment from CBS' "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" is the basis for an upcoming print and audio release, Simon & Schuster announced Friday.
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 18:51:50 GMT
Grammy-winning guitarist and singer Glen Campbell is releasing his final studio album, recorded shortly after his Alzheimer's disease diagnosis in 2011. The record label, Universal Music Enterprises, announced Friday that the album, "Adios," will be released on June 9. Campbell hasn't performed since 2012 and is in a long-term care facility, but his wife, Kim Campbell, said in a statement that he felt a sense of urgency after his diagnosis to record one last time.
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 16:33:15 GMT
Glen Campbell announced plans to release his final studio album, six years after the country singer was diagnosed with Alzheimer's. "Adios" will cap of the singer's more than five-decade long career and will include songs Campbell has always wanted to share but never got around to recording.
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 11:31:21 GMT
Graham Nash , Oscar-winning actor Michael Douglas and sibling pop group Hanson have been added to the lineup of the recently announced star-packed tribute concert for acclaimed songwriter Jimmy Webb, taking place May 3 at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Among the previously reported artists who will perform at the show, dubbed "A Celebration of the Music of Jimmy Webb: The Cake and the Rain," are Art Garfunkel , Judy Collins , Johnny Rivers , ex- Fifth Dimension members Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. , Glen Campbell 's daughter Ashley and Webb himself.
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 06:10:40 GMT
Photo by Eric Obernauer/New Jersey Herald Wantage School fourth-graders look up as two Sussex Rural Electric Cooperative linemen demonstrates the use of a bucket truck that lifts them more than 40 feet above the ground to perform electric line repairs. The students visited the Wantage facility on Tuesday.
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 18:05:35 GMT
Welcome to Shaw Communications' Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Conference Call. Today's call will be hosted by Mr. Brad Shaw, CEO of Shaw Communications.
Fri, 07 Apr 2017 03:24:17 GMT
Charlie Evans, left, and Jimmy Calicott, co-owners of the new BrightStar Theaters, pose for a portrait on the newly renovated stage of the former Oaklawn Opry. The pair plan to bring a varied lineup of acts to Texarkana, from country music to comedy acts and films.
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 10:43:43 GMT
Berger, who had been an assistant coach with... - Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEBoston 3, Pittsburgh 0, 12 InningsAMERICAN LEAGUEMinnesota 9, Kansas City 1Baltimore 3, Toronto 1Tampa Ba... -- A U.S. Secret Service agent who was part of Vice President Mike Pence's detail has been placed on administrative leave after being arrested for allegedly solic... -- Pepsi has pulled its controversial new ad, which featured Kendall Jenner appearing to stop a confrontation between protestors and the police by handing... -- Advertisers continued to abandon Fox News' top-rated show "The O'Reilly Factor" on Wednesday, as fallout from a scandal involving the show's namesake host persis... -- Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson and her mom June Shannon -- aka Mama June -- first appeared on Toddlers and Tiaras and rose to fame in a flash, but now it's Mama ... Willie Nelson is releasing "He ... (more)
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 17:15:38 GMT
James Bond theme from 1977, composed by Marvin Hamlisch with lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager, is Radiohead's most frequently played cover See Radiohead cover Carly Simon's 'Nobody Does It Better,' the 1977 James Bond theme song for 'The Spy Who Loved Me.' Radiohead have never played a lot of covers in their live set, though over the years they have attempted everything from Glenn Campbell's "Rhinestone Cowboy" to Neil Young's "Cinnamon Girl" to Tim Buckley's "Sing a Song for You."
Sat, 01 Apr 2017 05:57:00 GMT
When songwriter Tom Paxton wrote of "a lesson too late for the learning," most of us, upon hearing that haunting lyric from Joan Baez or Glen Campbell or Dolly Parton, easily identified with the sentiment, having experienced lost opportunities along the way. But then there are lessons that never grow old, evergreens that never expire, one of which has obviously wound its way into the mindsets and behaviors of Elizabeth Warren and Marty Walsh, neither one of whom is thought of as a rookie, even though both are still in their freshman terms, remaining wet behind their ears in fully grasping all the nuances of the lofty positions they occupy.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:21:46 GMT
Some of Dal's senior executives and administrators transformed themselves into classic country music stars last Friday night, raising more than $100,000 for mental health in the process. Dal President Richard Florizone, VP Advancement Peter Fardy, and AVP Communications and Marketing Catherine Bagnell Styles belted out a set of golden-era country hits as part of the 14th annual "A Different Stage of Mind" fundraiser in support of the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia .