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Shannon Tweed-Simmons says Sunday night's Academy Awards was "one of the most beautiful productions ever and [host] Billy Crystal was at his best." She adds that actress Penelope Cruz was the best dressed and she loved the fact that The Artist won Best Picture because "anyone from any country can enjoy it."
Ian Anderson has announced some of his U.S. dates in support of Thick as a Brick Two -- October 6th in Atlantic City, New Jersey at Caesars; October 26th in Grand Prairie, Texas at the Verizon Theatre; October 27th in Houston at the Bayou Music Center; and November 2nd in Chicago at the Chicago Theatre.
Don Henley will speak at the Meade Activity Center's Matters Gala on April 24th at the Farm Bureau Community Building in Brandenburg, Kentucky.
Steve Miller will announce his 2012 world tour on Thursday.
Veteran bluesman Louisiana Red (born Iverson Minter) died Saturday in a hospital in Germany -- where he'd lived since 1981 -- of complications from a thyroid imbalance. He was 79.