Archive for February 6, 2013


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When Bruno Mars called his debut album “Doo Wops and Hooligans,” it was clear this was a young artist with a strong sense of the musical history that had gone before him.

His music has borne that out, no more so than on the beautiful piano ballad, “When I Was Your Man,” the fourth song released from “Unorthodox Jukebox,” out Dec. 11.

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Al Pacino to Receive Honorary Award at L.A. Italia Festival

As part of the eighth annual Los Angeles, Italia-Film, Fashion and Arts Fest, renowned theater and film actor Al Pacino will be receiving the fest’s newest and highest honor: the Jack Valenti — L.A., Italia Legend Award.

Named after former MPAA president Jack Valenti, who helped pioneer the first movie ratings system, the award is set to be given each year to an Italian-American who “has made major contributions to the global motion pictures industry.”

Pacino will receive his award on Feb. 17 during the festival’s opening night ceremonies at the Chinese Theater in Hollywood. Jack Valenti’s daughter Courtenay, now a vice president of production at Warner Bros., will present the award.

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Made by Jonathan Keogh. Enjoy!

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Joined by fellow 2012 winners Christopher Plummer and Jean Dujardin, the actors will appear at this year’s live telecast.

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The Academy Awards have locked down last year’s winning actors as the first presenters for the 2013 show.

Meryl Streep (Iron Lady), Jean Dujardin (The Artist), Octavia Spencer (The Help) and Christopher Plummer (Beginners) are the first booked to appear during the live Feb. 24 telecast hosted by Seth MacFarlane.

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The 2013 Oscars will air Sunday, Feb. 24, at 8 p.m. on ABC.

 

source: hollywoodreporter.com

 

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Tim Cadiente

Tool and A Perfect Circle singer Maynard James Keenan has made the experimental / electronic / comedic rock band Puscifer his top musical priority as of late, and the collective are set to release the new EP ‘Donkey Punch the Night’ on Feb. 19. As with Keenan’s other projects, fans are always champing at the bit to hear new material, so we’re happy to inform you that Puscifer are now streaming the new track ‘Breathe’ on the band’s official website.

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by graham hartmann for loudwire.com
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