Last week's Top 10 Plus 2015 Part Two ended with an early September album; so there were leftovers for a Part Three. This week will feature my thoughts on a concert from Jeff Lynne's ELO, a 1970 festival performance from Irish band Taste and a punk-flavored recording from a female Brooklyn band.
BILOXI -- The band Styx, a radio rock mainstay of for more than four decades with hits such as "Lady." "Renegade," "Blue Collar Man" and "Come Sail Away," will bring their live show to the Beau Rivage at 8 p.m. Oct. 16.
We all had him pegged wrong. Turns out that what the director of "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" and "Jurassic Park" and "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" and "Raiders of the Lost Ark" really wanted to do when he grew up was to be a historian.
Every new TV season brings a mix of veteran actors and new faces to network television shows. Some of the new faces will never be seen again on TV after their series ends. Others will survive and thrive. This is my 18th season of singling out 10 actors to watch on new TV shows.
In the Amazon Studios way of doing things, pilots are posted for public perusal long before they go to series; and so we became acquainted some months back with the promising first episode of a comedy called "Red Oaks"; nine more episodes have now come along to build on that promise, and to better it.
The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers.
A film from outside Bollywood reflecting generational gaps in India and an image-driven Iranian movie about a grieving old man were among the works showing new trends of Asian cinema at this year's Busan International Film Festival.
A documentary film about the social and personal costs of South Koreans' craze for being admitted to the nation's top three universities depicts a system that is a far cry from President Barack Obama's praise of the Asian country as a model for U.S. educational reforms.
In "Pan," young Peter learns he can fly in the grimmest possible context, as he plummets to his presumptive death after being kicked, viciously, off a plank hundreds of feet above a rock quarry. In the new film directed by Joe Wright, Neverland lies high above the clouds as usual, but much of its real estate has been turned over to a miserable steampunk mining village in the "Mad Max: Fury Road" vein. Kidnapped slave boys dig for Pixum, also known as pixie dust. The precious glowing stuff provides the youth serum coveted by the pirate Blackbeard, played by Hugh Jackman in Kenneth Branagh's "Wild Wild West" goatee, a pederastic air and Alastair Sim's teeth.
At his New Orleans restaurant, legendary chef Paul Prudhomme proudly showed off dishes and ingredients from his upbringing in Louisiana's rural Cajun country: blackened redfish, jambalaya and sweet potato pecan pie drew diners by the droves to his K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen.