January 20th, 2010
11:48 AM ET

Arts lose McGarrigle, Parker and Segal

testing captions
testing captions

The literary and music worlds lost three respected members of their communities earlier this week.

Kate McGarrigle, who blended her voice with sister Anna on such songs as "Heart Like a Wheel" and "Work Song" as part of the duo Kate and Anna McGarrigle, died Tuesday. She was 63.

McGarrigle was the mother of singers Rufus Wainwright and Martha Wainwright, and was once married to singer Loudon Wainwright III.

FULL POST

January 20th, 2010
10:22 AM ET

'Idol' in Chicago, were you entertained?

testing captions
testing captions

I have to admit, Tuesday night’s “American Idol” Chicago auditions left me a little bored.

Coming off the zany, buzz-worthy deliciousness that was Atlanta last week, Chicago came across as flat and dull.

There was talent, most notably 16-year old Charity Vance from Little Rock, Arkansas whose sweet and unique version of “Summertime” almost made me forget how many times that song has been butchered since season three winner Fantasia made it an “AI” audition staple. FULL POST

« newer posts
Advertisement
About this blog

Our daily cheat-sheet for breaking celebrity news, Hollywood buzz and your pop-culture obsessions.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 7,001 other followers