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Photo: Rob ShanahanIt's been almost 30 years since Roger Hodgson parted ways with Supertramp, and this year, the singer/songwriter has been reminding music fans that he's the man behind many of the prog-rock group's most memorable tunes as he tours across America. Prior to 2012, Hodgson hadn't mounted a full U.S. trek since the 1990s. The accomplished musician tells ABC News Radio that although the United States has been his home for about half his life, he's shied away from touring in the country partly because he felt he suffered from a lack of name recognition here. read more ≫
ABKCO FilmsA restored, updated version of the rarely seen Rolling Stones tour documentary Charlie Is My Darling -- Ireland 1965 will premiere on September 29 at the 2012 New York Film Festival. The film, which originally debuted in 1966, will be shown at New York City's Walter Reade Theater. read more ≫
ACTIn 2003, Elton John served as a spokesperson for MAC cosmetics' Viva Glam line of lipsticks, which raises money for people living with HIV/AIDS. Now ***** be the headline act as the upcoming MAC Viva Glam Fashion Cares fundraising gala, scheduled to take place in Toronto on September 9.
Veteran supermodel Linda Evangelista will host the evening, which, in addition to music, also will feature a runway presentation from top international designers. Some of Elton's most iconic stage costumes also will be on display during the evening. read more ≫