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New Music Wednesday - Paul Westerberg, Lemonheads, Oohlas
Tony Bennett - Duets: An American Classic (Columbia)
Richard Cheese - Silent Nightclub (Surfdog)
Natalie Cole - Leavin' (Verve)
Al Di Meola - Consequence of Chaos (Telarc)
Enigma - A Posteriori (Virgin)
Dizzy Gillespie's All-Star Big Band - Dizzy's Business (MCG Jazz)
Amy Grant - Time Again ... Live (Word)
Emily Haines & the Soft Skeleton - Knives Don't Have Your Back (Last Gang)
Hedley - Hedley (enhanced; Capitol)
Alan Jackson - Like Red on a Rose (Arista)
Freddie Jackson - Transitions (Orpheus)
Janet Jackson - 20 Y.O. (Virgin)
Boney James - Shine (Concord)
Keith Jarrett - The Carnegie Hall Concert (two CDs; ECM)
Kaskade - Love Mysterious (Ultra)
The Lemonheads - The Lemonheads (Vagrant)
Jerry Lee Lewis - Last Man Standing (Artist First)
Ludacris - Release Therapy (Def Jam)
Dave Matthews Band - Fenway Park, Boston MA, July 7-8, 2006 (four CDs; RCA)
Paul McCartney - Ecce Cor Meum (EMI Classics)
Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood - Out Louder (Indirecto)
Mute Math - Mute Math (Teleprompt/ Warner Bros.)
My Morning Jacket - Okonokos: Double Live Album (ATO/RCA)
Oohlas - Best Stop Pop (Stolen Transmission)
Samiam - Whatever's Got You Down (Hopeless)
Scissor Sisters - Ta-Dah (deluxe edition due same day; Motown Universal)
Mario Vazquez - Mario Vazquez (Arista)
Paul Westerberg - "Open Season" soundtrack (Lost Highway)
"Weird Al" Yankovic - Straight Outta Lynwood (DualDisc; Jive)
Tori Amos - A Piano: The Collection (five CDs; Rhino)
The Black Crowes - The Lost Crowes (two CDs; Rhino)
The Byrds - There Is a Season (box set with four CDs and one DVD; Columbia/Legacy)
Fear Factory - The Best of Fear Factory (Roadrunner)
Jerry Garcia - The Very Best of Jerry Garcia (two CDs; Rhino/ J. Garcia)
Waylon Jennings - Nashville Rebel (four-CD box set; RCA Nashville/ Legacy)
John Lennon - "The U.S. Vs. John Lennon" soundtrack (Capitol)
Little Feat - The Best of Little Feat (Rhino)
Ziggy Marley - Love Is My Religion (Cooking Vinyl)
Sepultura - The Best of Sepultura (Roadrunner)
Depeche Mode - "Touring the Angel: Live in Milan" (with bonus CD; Reprise)
Dwarves - "Fefu: The DVD - Special Edition Director's Cut" (Music Video Distributors)
Buddy Rich - "Jazz Icons: Live in '78" (TDK)
Donald Trump was a fading TV presence when the WGA strike put a dent in network schedules.
Pickets are being held outside at movie and TV studios across the city
For some critics, this feels less like a momentous departure and more like a footnote.
Disneyland's famous "Fantasmic!" show came to a sudden end when its 45-foot animatronic dragon — Maleficent — burst into flames.
Leads Ali Wong and Steven Yeun issue a joint statement along with show creator Lee Sung Jin.
Every two years, Desert X presents site-specific outdoor installations throughout the Coachella Valley. Two Los Angeles artists have new work on display.