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Robert Davi Sings Sinatra

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Mark Joseph

Next weekend actor/singer Robert Davi brings his Davi Sings Sinatra act to Los Angeles and I will be there cheering Robert on. I hope you can make...

Frank Sinatra and Me

Kitty Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Kitty Kelley

I can't say I wasn't warned. Alarms started clanging the day I signed to write His Way: The Unauthorized Biography of Frank Sinatra.

Michael Feinstein: Top-of-the-Heap Singer, Equally Important Music Archivist-Historian

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

If Michael Feinstein's American Songbook accomplishes anything -- it indisputably does -- it's that his commitment to the task of perpetuating the music is at least equal to his devotion to performing.

Unauthorized, But Not Untrue

Kitty Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Kitty Kelley

The difference between authorized and unauthorized biographies is the difference between riding in carriage or squatting in steerage. The authorized b...

"For Those About To Rock (We Salute You)": A Playlist for VH1 Divas Salute The Troops

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

There is so little agreement in America right now, but this playlist is dedicated to the thought that we should all agree to be respectful and thankful to our service people. I wholeheartedly salute our troops tonight. Thank you for your extraordinary service.

The Best of Sinatra on Screen

John Farr | Posted 06.12.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

The considerable buzz and fanfare swirling around James Kaplan's new book, Frank: The Voice suggests that the powerful mystique of singer/actor Frank Sinatra has hardly dissipated more than a decade after his death.

Dog Ears Music: Born in December Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week, we feature music by Christina Aguilera, Tom Waits, Jim Morrison, Spike Jones, and more.

Hollywood Heartbreaks

Charlie Carillo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Charlie Carillo

When your novel gets published, you can't help dreaming about that phone call from Hollywood with a seven-figure offer to bring your story to the silver screen. I've had that dream four times.

Riot Fests & Bloody Wars: Conversations with Less Than Jake and Christopher King, Plus KT Tunstall's Video Exclusive Pt. 2

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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"Here's That Rainy Day": A Damp Playlist for Wet Weather

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Even here in the normally sunny Southwest, the rain has been falling in recent days. And so here's a damp but intermittently lovely playlist for all those rainy days in our lives.

Frank Sinatra's Grandson Attempts Suicide

popeater.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The reclusive grandson of iconic singer Frank Sinatra was hospitalized Monday evening after a suicide attempt at his home near Los Angeles, according ...

"Bernie's Tune": A Playlist for the Late Great Tony Curtis

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I met the man born Bernard Schwartz, the son of a tailor from the Bronx who went on to be one of Hollywood's biggest stars ever, only once. RIP Tony Curtis, and Bernie Schwartz too.

They Sure Don't Make 'Em Like They Used to: A Tribute to Deborah Kerr

John Farr | Posted 06.20.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

The late Deborah Kerr was the kind of star and personality we rarely see anymore: a lady first and foremost, who, even playing women of dubious virtue, projected an innate sense of class, dignity, even nobility.

'Season of the Witch': A Crafty Playlist for Christine O'Donnell

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here's a playlist for a Jersey girl with big dreams, at least some of them not involving "Witchcraft" or "That Old Black Magic."

First Nighter: Our Sinatra Revue Is Truly Chairman-of-the-Board-Worthy

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Finkle

Our Sinatra is a case of songs treated with utterly convincing maturity, depth and, where appropriate, genuine humor.

Music to My Ears: The Rat Pack is Back!

Michelle Renee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michelle Renee

Eugene Cole, Roman Palacios, and Daniel Hendricks are accomplished artists individually, but the energy they bring to the stage as a trio is unmistakably magic.

"Redemption Song": My Post-Emmy Playlist For George Clooney

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Moments before he accepted the Bob Hope Humanitarian Award from his lovely friend and former hospital co-worker Julianna Margulies, George Clooney proved once and for all what a truly great humanitarian he is.

"Einstein on the Beach": A Roasted Playlist for David Hasselhoff

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Until he has his own 24-hour Hoff-story Channel, here's a playlist for an iconic lifeguard who somehow keeps floating towards the top.

Smells Like Teen Spirit: A Playlist To Show The Teen Choice From Beatles To Bieber Can Be The Best Choice

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I like teens. If memory serves, I was a teenager myself once upon a slightly more innocent time. So here are some of the greatest tunes of all time that were created by, for or about teengers.

Broadway Needs a New Orleans Love Letter from Harry Connick Jr.

James Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
James Sims

One man. A 20-member band. A single piano. And a Broadway stage. Quite a potent combination when that man happens to be Harry Connick Jr.

My Heart Cries for Mitch Miller

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Mitch Miller, the musical maven of middle-of-the-road pop who died in Manhattan Saturday at 99, became a household name via his early-'60s TV show Sing Along With Mitch.

Does Inception Salvage the Summer Movie Season?

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

You can enjoy Inception in any number of ways, as action film with big brain, science fiction with multiple twists, spy flick, heist flick, love story, or simply a big budget spectacle.

"A Little Less Conversation": A Playlist to Encourage a New Generation to "Do Something"

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Today, I have a semi-modest proposal for those same young Americans who will likely inherit this big mess: do something, and do it with "A Little Less Conversation" and little more action.

"Crazy Little Thing Called Love": A Playlist for Bristol and Levi

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here is my loving playlist for two kids who remind us all about a sometimes flickering yet ultimately difficult to extinguish force in our world -- a crazy little thing called love.

The Satin Sound of Johnny Mercer

Debra Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Debra Levine

While I was recovering from knee surgery, my pal S.V. brought me recuperation DVDs -- among them "The Dream's On Me," Bruce Ricker's film homage to lyricist/composer Johnny Mercer.