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SERIES Alvinnn! and the Chipmunks The animated comedy returns with new episodes. 10:30 a.m. Nickelodeon The Son The season finale opens with a flashback to 1849 as young Eli’s (Jacob Lofland) tribe faces an unexpected development. Then the action jumps to 1915, where Eli’s (Pierce Brosnan) plans.
The Ojai Music Festival began Thursday night by demonstrating three sides of Vijay Iyer. There are more, which the festival promises to unveil over the weekend. But three is a start. Iyer is the first jazz musician to be the festival’s music director. He comes from a long line of jazz musicians.
The nearly 9 million people who tuned in to watch the Tony Awards last year saw the coronation of a pop-culture king: “Hamilton” won 11 prizes and creator Lin-Manuel Miranda gave an impassioned speech about the importance of unity. Not so this year. When Broadway’s most glamorous awards show kicks.
It wasn’t supposed to take four decades to make what turned out to be Chuck Berry’s final album. In fact, very soon after the release of his 1979 work “Rock It,” one of the primary architects of the entire genre of rock ’n’ roll music started working on a follow-up at his home studio in his native.
Actress Glenne Headly, best known for her Emmy-nominated turn in “Lonesome Dove” and masterful comedic role in “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” died Thursday night. She was 62. “It is with deep sorrow that we confirm the passing of Glenne Headly. We ask that her family s privacy be respected in this.
SUNDAY The hit musical “Natasha, Pierre the Great Comet of 1812” leads the pack with 12 nominations, and Kevin Spacey is master of ceremonies, at the 71st Tony Awards. 8 p.m. CBS Steve Harvey hosts a new season of “Celebrity Family Feud” as well as the debut of “Steve Harvey’s Funderdome,”.
He didn’t meet Sylvester Stallone on the best of nights, and it didn’t go much better the time he bumped into Kiefer Sutherland. But Mark Wahlberg liked E.L. Woody, at least enough to cast him in HBO’s hit series “Entourage.” Wahlberg’s marching orders for Woody were clear enough — just play yourself.
Javier Bardem got his start in cinema as an extra, initially working on films only to support his painting career. The Spanish actor, now 48, studied art for several years before getting his big break in 1992’s “Jam n, Jam n,” in which Bardem played a bullfighter. He transitioned to English-language.
In 1967 the Monterey Pop Festival served as a launch pad for such luminaries as Jimi Hendrix, the Who, Janis Joplin and the Grateful Dead. It also helped bring soul singer Otis Redding in front of a new audience and introduced master Indian classical musician Ravi Shankar to American ears. Monterey.
UNDERRATED “Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me” (1992): Now that David Lynch’s provocatively inscrutable world has come to Showtime to baffle a new generation, it’s worth making time to appreciate this dark, at times weirdly funny prequel, which received a harsh reception at the time. While those expecting.
Gregg Turkington, the comedian, was speaking of Tim Heidecker, the comedian. Tim is just such a busy creative guy and always has stuff up his sleeve. He s the kind of guy when he s got some leisure time, he would call up and say, Hey, you want to work on something? You want to write a screenplay? ”.
Justin Chang. Kenneth Turan and other reviewers
Movie recommendations from critics Kenneth Turan, Justin Chang and other reviewers. Abacus: Small Enough to Jail Steve James compelling documentary on how a small bank in New York s Chinatown became the only one to face criminal charges in the wake of the 2008 economic crisis. (Kenneth Turan).
The late artist created embroidered, beaded, satiny flowers that seemed from another world. Now they re on view in a not-to-be-missed exhibition in L.A. s Chinatown.
You know it’s an interesting year for the Tony Awards when a critic is still arguing with himself in June over what should win best musical and best play. I’m divided between “Dear Evan Hansen” and “Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812,” the two leading contenders in a musical category.