January 4, 1999 |
Ever since she first appeared with her band 10,000 Maniacs, spinning madly in opening slots with R.E.M., there's been a compelling mystery to Natalie Merchant. The poet and vocalist from Jamestown, N.Y., was the focal point of the Maniacs through its six albums, which began to seep into the public consciousness with singles such as "Like the Weather," "Trouble Me" and "These Are Days." Yet Merchant played against the rules of female rock stardom.
August 5, 1999 |
A picture, as they say, is worth a thousand words. If you're one of those people who likes to see a good story, here are a few places where the photographs speak for themselves. Friday Learn about photography and the related technologies that support it with a visit to the UC Riverside Museum of Photography (3824 Main St., downtown Riverside.  784-FOTO).
October 26, 2007 |
In a year that has seen a veritable logjam of movie musicals, rockumentaries and biopics about famous singers -- and at a time when more such films are being green-lighted every month -- it was bound to come along: a magazine dedicated to the intersection of pop music and moviemaking. Enter Movies Rock, a custom publishing supplement that will be mailed to about 16 million subscribers of 14 Conde Nast magazines -- such as Vanity Fair, Vogue and GQ -- beginning Nov. 1.
August 14, 1997 |
Left to right on the newsstand, the gallery looks like this: Julianna Margulies, of NBC's "ER," reaches behind to unfasten (or possibly to fasten) her bra, on the August issue of Esquire. Renee Zellweger, who appeared opposite Tom Cruise in "Jerry Maguire," spills out of her Prada dress on the September cover of Vanity Fair. The increasingly exposed (no pun intended) Mira Sorvino amply fills her black camisole, bra straps in plain view, to lure readers to the August issue of GQ.
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October 24, 1999 |
Girls will be boys . . . Girding their loins for legal war . . . Battling over Brad in babe garb. Some films create buzz. Others, litigation. "Boys Don't Cry" already is stirring up a bit of both. The film about the 1993 rape and murder of Teena Brandon (aka Brandon Teena) is winning critical raves in limited release. And it has inspired two lawsuits--one by a real-life character, the other by the author of a book about the dark tale of gender-bending and murder. In a lawsuit filed in U.S.