Musician Beck released his latest album, Guero. Opening at #2 the album sold 162,000 copies in its first week, the best sales week in his career.
Musician Billy Sheehan has released Cosmic Troubadour, his latest solo CD, on Favored Nations Records. Billy toured with Steve Vai supporting Vai’s new Real Illusions CD on CBS/Sony records. Billy’s performance can also be seen on the DVD Steve Vai—Live at the London Astoria (which has just been certified double platinum in the US), as well as the Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Festival DVD.
Lisa Marie Presley released her second album, Now What, the follow-up to her
gold album To Whom it May Concern.
Juliette and The Licks are currently on tour across the United States and Europe to promote their recently released album You’re Speaking My Language, recorded at Mad Hatter Studios in Los Angeles.
Actor John Travolta starred in Be Cool, the sequel to the popular Get Shorty. Also starring was Uma Thurman, Vince Vaughn, Cedric the Entertainer, André Benjamin, Steven Tyler, Cristina Milan, Harvey Keitel, The Rock and Danny DeVito. Be Cool opened at #1 in the box office, making John the only movie star to have two of his films make over $60 million in the last 6 months.
Actor Jaime Aymerich has a recurring role on Kirstie Alley’s Fat Actress as Little Jorge, the Latin housekeeper.
Artist Alexis Genung is shown at the California State Capitol, with her painting “Your Table is Waiting,” part of her one-woman show in the downstairs gallery area of the State Capitol Building.
Actress Kimi Reichenberg can be seen in a new episode of Las Vegas on NBC. She will be seen in the upcoming movie Art School Confidential starring John Malkovich and Anjelica Huston and is also in the new promo commercial for the Fox Sports Network.
Twenty-two year old Scientologist Adam Sigal has just published his first science fiction novel entitled The Painter. It is available through Amazon and Barnes and Noble.