My daughters, Alexandra and Jennifer (right) , sure hit the gene jackpot: As heirs to my beauty and fashion sense, my steely self-confidence, my quick wit and collection of Chanel bags, these are two lucky babes, let me tell you.
Johnny Cash's newly released CD Out Among the Stars debuted at No. 1 on Billboard magazine's Top Country Albums chart and No. 3 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. That might seem like a pretty impressive performance, especially considering that the artist himself passed away back in 2003.
Well, OK - it's not really Janis. But Mary Bridget Davies is putting on a helluva show every night at Washington's Arena Stage in One Night with Janis Joplin, giving those who saw the real thing - and those who are far too young - a chance to hang out with a legend. The show is more like a concert, with few bits of tension and little dramatic development. The demons that killed the singer in 1970 at age 27 seem mostly banished for a night, and that seems just fine with the wildly enthusiastic crowds.
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