At 37, Carrie Brownstein is experiencing a career Renaissance like no other. The guitarist/vocalist’s life didn’t end when Sleater-Kinney – her renowned alt-punk outfit with Corin Tucker – indefinitely closed up shop back in 2006. That’s exactly when it began. Read More
At first, Fleetwood Mac mainstay Lindsey Buckingham admits to being a tad perplexed: Why was “Saturday Night Live” alum Bill Hader appearing as the guitarist in a recurring “SNL” skit called “What’s Up With That?” as the third, perpetually bumped guest on Kenan Thompson’s campy talk show?Instead of interviewing his superstar subjects, Thompson breaks into increasingly elaborate soul-revue songs, while Hader’s Buckingham sits silently and sulks. Read More
Are Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries expecting a baby? According to OK! magazine, the reality star thinks she may be pregnant, and the development is a welcome one.“Kim always thought she’d have several kids by age 30, so in her mind she’s behind schedule,” a source tells the tabloid. Read More
PERSON IN TOWN“Saturday Night Live” player Fred Armisen appears in an evening of clips and conversation with “Mythbusters” co-host Adam Savage. [8 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]LECTURESSchool achievement: Speakers from the San Francisco Unified School District talk about the new student assignment system, aimed at closing the achievement gap. [12:30 p.m., SPUR, 654 Mission St., S.F.] Read More
Though the tabloids have wrung their hands over Angelina Jolie supposedly “turning Shiloh into a boy” — because, you know, a girl in pants is such a scandal — the actress said her daughter shuns feminine styles.
“I have a very strong-willed 4-year-old girl who tells me what she wants to wear and I let her be who she is,” the “Salt” star told the British magazine Stylist. Read More