Apple Sets WWDC 2009 for June 8-12

Apple has announced the dates for its annual Worldwide Developers Conference. The 2009 event will be held June 8-12, in its traditional venue of Moscone West in San Francisco, CA. As with last year’s event, Apple will be providing sessions focusing on both Mac OS X and iPhone OS X, as well as web appContinue reading “Apple Sets WWDC 2009 for June 8-12”

Daylight Saving Time Facts

Daylight saving time in most of the United States starts this year in the early hours of March 8. The “spring forward” marks the second time the country has observed the switch in March rather than April since changes to the system were adopted in 2007.  Read more HERE.  

Spinal Tap Announce “Unwigged” Tour

Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer are leaving the costumes and wigs at home but will still play the music of their cinematic alter egos Spinal Tap, as well as the Folksmen from “A Mighty Wind” on a 30-date concert tour this spring. The six-week theater trek, dubbed Unwigged & Unplugged: An Evening withContinue reading “Spinal Tap Announce “Unwigged” Tour”

Spiderman On Broadway With Music By U2

Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark” will open on Broadway on February 18, 2010 with music and lyrics written by U2’s Bono and The Edge.   The show is inspired by more than 40 years of Marvel Spider-Man comic books, but spins a new take on the tale of Peter Parker, who finds himself endowed withContinue reading “Spiderman On Broadway With Music By U2”

Friday The 13th

Friday the 13th is today and therefore we are a bit more superstitious.  We walk more carefully, watch out for black cats crossing our path, and knock on wood. Even if we don’t like our mother, we won’t step on a crack and break her back.  These superstitions are rampant in America, though we usuallyContinue reading “Friday The 13th”

Drew Struzan: An Artist’s Vision Exhibit and Reception

Select famous works from Drew Struzan’s career will be featured in this exhibit (February 13, 2009 – March 2, 2009) as well as contemporary personal works and high quality reproductions.   The artist himself will be in attendance during the opening reception on Friday, February 13, 2009 from 7:00PM – 11:00PM. This is a rareContinue reading “Drew Struzan: An Artist’s Vision Exhibit and Reception”

A Night of Funny People at the Orpheum Theatre

Universal Pictures, in association with The Improv Comedy Club, is presenting “A Night of Funny People” at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles on Tuesday, January 13, 2009. The details… WHAT: “A Night of Funny People”: a one-time-only comedy performance that will be filmed for use in Universal Pictures’ upcoming Funny People, from writer/director/producer JuddContinue reading “A Night of Funny People at the Orpheum Theatre”

The Mother of All Lotteries: El Gordo

This is the mother of all lotteries: El Gordo (or the “Fat One”) Christmas lottery in Spain. How big is El Gordo? Try €2.3 billion in prizes (about 3 billion US dollars). And even better: the lottery winnings aren’t taxed by the Spanish government. El Gordo is the most important prize in the Spanish ChristmasContinue reading “The Mother of All Lotteries: El Gordo”

Apple Announces Black Friday Shopping Event

Apple has posted a promotional image on its Online Store advertising a one-day shopping event on the day after Thanksgiving, commonly known in the retail world as “Black Friday.” The image, which shows a large number one made up of graphic representations of various Apple products, reads: “Come back to the Apple Online Store theContinue reading “Apple Announces Black Friday Shopping Event”

Second Annual Record Store Day Scheduled For April 18, 2009

The second annual Record Store Day takes place on April 18, 2009 and should include over 300 participating stores. To check on in store performances or coinciding release dates click HERE. Last year’s events included vinyl re-issues of Metallica albums and in-store signings from Steve Earle, Regina Spektor and Billy Bragg, amongst many others.  Continue reading “Second Annual Record Store Day Scheduled For April 18, 2009”

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