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April 11, 2006

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The Who Eyeing A June Release for A Mini-Opera

April 11, 2006 09:42:06 GMT

The Who is ready to rock the world's music scene. The British rock veterans have planned a June release date for "The Glass Household," a mini-opera which is based on Pete Townshend's online novella "The Boy Who Heard Music."

It is said there in Townshend's Web site (http://www.petetownshend.co.uk) that soon after the release of the 11-minute Polydor there will be a "conventional CD" launched in September. Following those projects, the music act, as previously reported, will hit the road in Europe this summer beginning June 18 in Brighton, England.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Blur Drummer Busy Completing "Empire Square"

April 11, 2006 09:04:11 GMT

Dave Rowntree, the drummer for English rock group Blur, has another activity beyond music. Coincide with his band's unclear future plans, the man gives hand at designing animated comedy show.

Rowntree reportedly is working exclusively behind the scenes for the so-called "Empire Square", guiding the "creative process" and helping direct the voice talent who power the three main characters: the attitudinally maladjusted "Richie," the streetwise "Hooks" and the geek, "Rabbit."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Winners of the 2006 CMT

April 11, 2006 08:14:57 GMT

Looking upon the achievement she's reached by now on, Carrie Underwood indeed worth for two thumbs up. Not only scores great in American Idol, she also scores double at the 2006 Country Music Television (CMT) awards show Monday April 10th, 2006. Brought home the Female Video of the Year award, the singer also nabbed the Breakthrough Video of the Year prize as well, both for "Jesus, Take the Wheel".

Meanwhile, fellow musician Keith Urban won Video of the Year award for "Better Life" and Brad Paisley's "When I Get Where I'm Going" was chosen as the Most Inspiring Video of the Year. Kenny Chesney won the Male Video of the Year for his "Who You'd Be Today" and Hank Williams Jr. won the Johnny Cash Visionary award.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Woman from the Block Suing Her Ex-Husband

April 11, 2006 07:20:10 GMT

The woman from the block, Jennifer Lopez, is suing her ex-husband Ojani Noa for demanding $5 million from her to keep him from publishing a book containing private details about the star and their relationship.

In her suit, filed Monday April 10th, 2006 in Los Angeles Superior Court, Lopez alleged that Noa violated a settlement agreement the pair reached in October by distributing the manuscript of his book to publishers. Thus she is seeking a restraining order to stop him from publishing the book.
News > Movie News

Finding Nemo, the Musical

April 11, 2006 06:57:17 GMT

Finding Nemo picture
Considering the success of "Finding Nemo", the flick is about to be brought into musical version. Featuring original songs by Robert Lopez and wife Kristen Anderson-Lopez, the so-called "Finding Nemo-The Musical" will be debuted at Disney's Animal Kingdom in late 2006.

Speaking on that project, Jay Rasulo, head of Disney World Parks and Resorts stated, "It is our goal to bring the undersea Nemo characters to Disney's Animal Kingdom in a live setting in a way that captures what is truly special about the film. This production will meet that challenge in a dynamic and wholly original way to bring us into the fantastical ocean world."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Just Married, Ali Landry & Alejandro Monteverde

April 11, 2006 06:44:02 GMT

Ali Landry married director Alejandro Monteverde, her manager Elissa Leeds confirmed Monday April 10th, 2006.

The couple weds in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico on Saturday April 8th, 2006. Meanwhile, there are no other details released on that matter.
News > Celebrity Gossip

John Sells Clothes to Raise Money for AIDS Charity

April 11, 2006 06:25:37 GMT

Elton John is doing good with his abundant secondhand clothes by selling it for charity. The star cleans his closet, selling thousands of pieces of his personal wardrobe to raise money for his AIDS charity, "The Elton John Aids Foundation".

Items on sale at "Elton's Closet", the temporary shop set up in the concourse of Rockefeller Center in midtown Manhattan, include 10,000 coats, sweaters, suits and other garments worn by John and partner David Furnish. The sale begins Tuesday through Saturday with all proceeds benefit The Elton John Aids Foundation.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Kiefer Sutherland Wants "24" for More

April 11, 2006 02:57:36 GMT

Producers of the hit TV series "24" have confirmed that actor Kiefer Sutherland has signed on to star on the drama for another three years. Rumors are abuzz that the deal worth 30 million dollars, such amount enough to make the figure the highest-paid actor in a US series.

Sutherland, moreover, also will serve as an executive producer of the series besides developing new projects under the banner of his production company for streaming on the Internet.
 
 
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