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Snoop Dogg rocks the vote

LOS ANGELES, June 18 (UPI) -- U.S. rapper Snoop Dogg and British singer Joss Stone are promoting voter registration through the Rock the Vote campaign.

Snoop Dogg files for divorce

LOS ANGELES, May 25 (UPI) -- Rapper Snoop Dogg has filed for divorce from his wife of seven years in Los Angeles, it was reported Tuesday.

Olsens to host 'SNL' season finale

NEW YORK, May 5 (UPI) -- Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have signed on to host the 29th season finale of "Saturday Night Live" in New York, NBC announced Wednesday.

Comedy Central to celebrate bar mitzvah

NEW YORK, April 1 (UPI) -- Comedy Central has planned to celebrate its 13th birthday with what may be U.S. cable's first bar mitzvah.

Linkin Park sets Projekt Revolution dates

CINCINNATI, March 5 (UPI) -- The third Projekt Revolution U.S. concert tour, led by Linkin Park, is slated to begin this summer in Cincinnati, Billboard.com reported Friday.

Stiller: 'Starsky and Hutch' not a spoof

LOS ANGELES, March 5 (UPI) -- Ben Stiller says his new Hollywood movie "Starsky & Hutch"

'Starsky & Hutch' TV Land marathon set

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Before the movie "Starsky & Hutch" opens March 5 in U.S. theaters, the TV Land cable channel will host a marathon of "Starsky & Hutch" TV show reruns.

Snoop Dogg gives up marijuana

LONDON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. rapper Snoop Dogg said smoking marijuana was ruining his image, so he gave up the weed.

'Dukes of Hazzard' film on hold

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- The big screen revival of "Dukes of Hazzard" is on hold awaiting results from the March 5 release of another oldies remake, "Starsky & Hutch."

Alkaholiks sign with Waxploitation

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Crossover hip-hop stars the Alkaholiks have signed a deal with Waxploitation/iMusic/BMG for the release of a forthcoming album, "Firewater."
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

With new lipstick, L.A. hot spot opens

HOLLYWOOD, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Hollywood's newest, and for the time being, hottest entertainment club has opened near the famed corners of Hollywood and Vine, USA Today reported Tuesday.

Watercooler Stories

Fed up with the language of Goethe being corrupted with phases as "der call center," Germany is cracking down on what it calls "Denglish."
ALEX CUKAN, United Press International

Voodoo Fest set for Halloween

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- 50 Cent and Marilyn Manson will top the bill at the fifth annual Voodoo Festival in New Orleans Halloween weekend.

Barefoot student electrocuted at concert

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 8 (UPI) -- State officials were investigating the death of a University of North Carolina-Charlotte student who was electrocuted while walking barefoot at concert by Snoop

Hollywood Digest

BOX-OFFICE PREVIEW Action-comedy, hip-hop comedy, an adaptation from popular juvenile literature, old folkies and a Latina-based comedy are playing in U.S. theaters this weekend.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Rock News Two: The week in pop

Madonna, a music industry beacon for the past 20 years, is pointing the way toward a new cooperation between retail and online marketers.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Bruce Springsteen is among the legions of fans looking forward to the April 8 release of Soozie Tyrell's debut album "White Lines" (Treasure Records).
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Darius Rucker has put his solo career on the sideline and will return with a new Hootie and the Blowfish album after the band's nearly five-year hiatus from the studio. "Hootie and the Blowfish" (Atlantic) is set for a March 4 release. The first single, "
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Greenland's administrative manager for Home Rule government has been canned for using an Inuit healer to chase evil spirits from government offices, Radio Sweden reports.
ELLEN BECK, United Press International

Today in Music--A look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include the late country singer "Hawkshaw" Hawkins, who was born in 1921; Animals drummer Barry Jenkins in 1944 (age 58); Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen in 1946 (age 56); twins Robin and Maurice Gibb of the Bee Gees in 1949 (age 53); and Dea
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include the late Frank Zappa, who was born in 1940; Ray Hildebrand, "Paul" of the duo Paul and Paula, also in 1940 (age 62); Albert Lee in 1943 (age 59); Beach Boy guitarist Carl Wilson in 1946; and Betty Wright in 1953 (age 49).
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Dec. 21-27.
By United Press International

Hollywood Digest

BILL MAHER'S NEW GIG
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include country music pioneer Grandpa (Louis Marshall) Jones in 1913, country's Wanda Jackson, who was born in 1937 (age 65); Jay Siegel of The Tokens in 1939 (age 63), drummer Ric Lee of 10 Years After in 1945 (age 57); Larry Gonsky of
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include country music pioneer Grandpa (Louis Marshall) Jones in 1913, country's Wanda Jackson, who was born in 1937 (age 65); Jay Siegel of The Tokens in 1939 (age 63), drummer Ric Lee of 10 Years After in 1945 (age 57); Larry Gonsky of
By United Press International
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