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By Elysa Gardner NEW YORK -- If you want to catch a glimpse of Lou Reed's softer side, ask him about his rat terrier, Lolabelle. "She's just perfect," Reed will tell you, smiling like a proud papa at the thought of his pooch.
By Hermione Eyre Television Why do party conferences always look so cultish on TV? The glazed eyes, the slow hand-clapping, the orgasmic expression on Neil Kinnock's face. The soul music, the lights, the incipiently tearful rapture of the party faithful.
By Tim Feran, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Aug. 1--The most heralded event of the fall at the Wexner Center for the Arts has spawned a crop of multimedia activities.
Audiences are invited to a live film with bad coffee, nervous breakdowns, wild parties and modern hairstyles. Acclaimed performance collective Gob Squad visit ICIA's arts theatre on Saturday with their new piece - You've Never Had It So Good - based around Andy Warhol's film Kitchen.
By Mark Jordan Part of a spate of recent bands that sport "black" in the name - including occasional touring partners the Black Keys and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - the Black Angels may be the darkest of the lot.
By Luciana Lopez, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Dec. 8--Forgive Eric Isaacson if he indulges in a bit of the bubbly at work today.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - His paintings sell for millions but fans of Andy Warhol picked up some bargains at an auction of memorabilia on Thursday, including one of the artist's trademark silver wigs that sold for $10,800.
By Chris Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - Don't have $10 million for an Andy Warhol Campbell's soup can painting? A mere $1,000 could buy the late artist's paintbrush or paint-splattered shoes when an array of his possessions hit the auction block next month.
NEW YORK (Billboard) - Archival label Rhino Records has set a January 24 release for the DVD debut of the Velvet Underground's "Live MCMXCIII," which chronicled the legendary act's brief 1993 reunion tour.