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August 19, 2004 | Lynne Heffley
Chicago-based pop artist Justin Roberts, who will perform a family concert at Theatricum Botanicum on Sunday, continues to turn out some of the best children's music in the business: hip and sophisticated enough for adults to enjoy, but never losing sight of his target audience. His fourth children's music CD, the just released "Way Out," is no exception.
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August 14, 2006 | Lynne Heffley
Former indie music artist Justin Roberts has earned praise for his deft and witty children's songs ever since what he calls the "folkie simplicity" of his first album, "Great Big Sun," in 1998.
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ENTERTAINMENT
August 14, 2006 | Lynne Heffley
Former indie music artist Justin Roberts has earned praise for his deft and witty children's songs ever since what he calls the "folkie simplicity" of his first album, "Great Big Sun," in 1998.
NEWS
August 19, 2004 | Lynne Heffley
Chicago-based pop artist Justin Roberts, who will perform a family concert at Theatricum Botanicum on Sunday, continues to turn out some of the best children's music in the business: hip and sophisticated enough for adults to enjoy, but never losing sight of his target audience. His fourth children's music CD, the just released "Way Out," is no exception.
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March 26, 2000 | DAVID FOSTER, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Justin Roberts, 5, was plenty mad at those tattletales across the street. So he pointed his mother's gun at them. "That's not a real gun," said Samantha Dizer and Brandon Howard, 8 and 6. Justin lowered his aim toward the ground and pulled the trigger. It was real, all right. No one said much about it. The police came a few days later and took a report, but said no crime had occurred. Justin's mother, Amber Roberts, gave them the gun.
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January 2, 2003 | Lynne Heffley
Not Naptime Justin Roberts Hear Diagonally Records CD: $14.99 Ages 3 to 8 (877) 345-4992 www.heardiagonally.com/roberts/ Chicago-based folk-pop children's recording artist Justin Roberts, a sophisticated, James Taylor-ish singer-songwriter, is among the best craftsmen of sweet and silly kid tunes out there, making irresistible music out of small, well-observed moments from the lives of children and parents.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 6, 2000 | LYNNE HEFFLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Video The Teddy Bear Factory. Premier Images. 20 minutes. $15. (888) 858-VIDEO. http://www.video11.com. This tour through a real teddy bear factory packs a surprising amount of entertaining information into a short time. Two toys play host: 25-year-old Grandpa Bear ("that's 73 in teddy bear years") and young Freddy Bear. With human helpers and a toy dragon deliveryman, they guide viewers and several real kids through the Basic Brown Bear Factory.
SPORTS
March 12, 2013 | By Houston Mitchell
Since the death last week of William Moody, who portrayed legendary manager Paul Bearer, pro wrestling fans have been wondering how WWE would pay tribute to him on its flagship show, "Monday Night Raw. " We found out Monday night. The show opened with ring announcer Justin Roberts asking the fans in attendance in Indianapolis, and those watching at home, to watch a video. In the video, WWE owner Vince McMahon called Bearer "the most unique manager" in the history of the business.
NEWS
May 11, 2006 | Lynne Heffley
Meltdown Justin Roberts Carpet Square Records CD: $15 Ages 4 and up www.justinroberts.org Pop this one in the CD player and it won't come out in a hurry.
NEWS
March 26, 2000 | DAVID FOSTER, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Justin Roberts, 5, was plenty mad at those tattletales across the street. So he pointed his mother's gun at them. "That's not a real gun," said Samantha Dizer and Brandon Howard, 8 and 6. Justin lowered his aim toward the ground and pulled the trigger. It was real, all right. No one said much about it. The police came a few days later and took a report, but said no crime had occurred. Justin's mother, Amber Roberts, gave them the gun.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 26, 2001 | LYNNE HEFFLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With his mellow, James Taylor-ish folk-pop style, Justin Roberts has what all the best children's recording artists have: cross-generational appeal. A fairly new entry in the field, Roberts has followed up his first children's CD--the highly praised 1998 release, "Great Big Sun"--with a second that is just as entertainingly wacky, thoughtful and fun.
NEWS
August 9, 2007 | Elina Shatkin
Shepherding children through a museum can be an ordeal on par with herding cats, but the Getty Center hopes to make the high-art experience more accessible to kids by offering a slew of family-friendly summer events.
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