The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Vampire Weekend, Julian Casablancas, and Beck will feature on Hear To Help, an upcoming Haiti benefit album from Filter Magazine and American Eagle. [via NME] 2. The Last Goodbye, a rock musical adaptation of Romeo and Juliet featuring the songs of Jeff Buckley (including “Lover, You Should’ve Come Over” and “Eternal Life”), will premiere during the 2010-11 season. Fun fact: It’s the first show authorized by the musician’s estate since his death in 1997. [via Variety] 3. Watch clips from New York socialite Tinsley Mortimer‘s new reality show on The CW, High Society. [via Gawker] 4. There are seven(!) plays and musicals about gay life opening in New York in the next several weeks — and what’s exciting is they’re more about love than politics. [via NYT] 5. Among the celebrities still willing to talk to Jay Leno when he steals back The Tonight Show on March 1: Sarah Palin, Lindsey Vonn, and the cast of Jersey Shore. [via ArtsBeat]

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