The questions were endless before the famous movie star took the stage with Modern West, his country band that most in the audience didn’t know existed. Some even preemptively compared Costner’s presence at the festival to Jessica Simpson, who performed two years ago to many disappointed patrons who said she didn’t “fit” with the rest of the lineup.
When it comes to romantic comedies, you’d be hard-pressed to find one dramatically different from another, but “Paper Heart” comes close to setting itself apart. This low-budget film takes a unique perspective to tell a charming love story about a girl who’s not quite sure about the meaning of true love.
In a two-part package: read how a California comedian made a movie and find out if it’s a flick you want to catch.
When 27-year-old Orion Weiss signed on to play variations of Mendelssohn’s “Wedding March,” a piece rarely performed at concerts, he didn’t yet realize how unique the selection would be. After proposing to fellow pianist Anna Polonsky about two weeks ago, Weiss’ upcoming performance proved to be an ironic but perfect fit.
As the Sports Arena crowd shrieked at every glimpse of Adam Lambert on pre-show music videos and in merch commercials, it was clear the “American Idols Live” tour stop in San Diego on Saturday would be all about the glam rocker who attended Mt. Carmel High.
Lamb’s artistic director and the show’s director, Robert Smyth, says this production will be anything but dated, pointing out its “fresher, contemporary spin and local references.”