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“BIG” BEN VEREEN: Bigamist

After 51 years of marriage, Ben Vereen is divorcing his wife. The news has made his other wife especially happy. The Tony Award-winner has been a bigamist for 36 years — accidentally, or so he says. His mistake was uncovered at the Social Security office. His first wife went to collect and listed herself as […]

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEK – FRIDAY 9/9/16

SULLY (Drama) WHAT’S IT ABOUT? After landing a plane in New York’s Hudson River, Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger faces an investigation that threatens to destroy his career and reputation. WHO’S IN IT? Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney TRIVIA: This is the shortest film Clint Eastwood has directed, at 96 minutes. It is the 35th […]

SANTANA: Sin City Sessions

The original Santana band’s performance from March at the House of Blues in Las Vegas will be released in multiple formats, including CD and DVD/Blu-ray, on October 21st. Carlos was joined by original band members Gregg Rolie, Michael Shrieve and Michael Carabello, along with later Santana band member Neil Schon for this special night, which […]

DONOVAN: “Sunshine”-y Day 50th Anniversary of “Sunshine Superman”

Donovan was at City Hall in Los Angeles on Friday to receive a proclamation declaring Saturday “Donovan Day” in the City of Angels. Before receiving his proclamation from the City Council, the Scottish-born singer-songwriter explained both the significance of September 3rd and L.A. to his only U.S. number-one hit, “Sunshine Superman.” “On this particular weekend […]