Brown solo

R&B singer Bobby Brown, above, performed earlier this year at Board-walk Hall with the other members of the group New Edition. Brown entertains on his own Saturday at the House of Blues Atlantic City in the Showboat Casino Hotel.

Other entertainment in town on Friday includes rockers Moody Blues in the Circus Maximus Theater at Caesars Atlantic City and soul singer Gladys Knight in the Showroom at Tropicana Casino and Resort. For Saturday, there's 1980s pop from Hall and Oates in the Event Center at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa and balladeer Clay Aiken in the Mark G. Etess Arena at Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort.

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Bad boy Brad

Brad Pitt, above, plays Jackie Cogan, a professional enforcer, who investigates a heist that went down during a mob-protected poker game in the crime thriller, "Killing Them Softly," which opens Friday. Other cast members include James Gandolfini and Ray Liotta.

The other nationwide release is the horror thriller "The Collection."

Burning Keys

Singer-songwriter-pianist Alicia Keys releases her fifth, full-length CD on Tuesday, titled "Girl on Fire." It's her first album in three years.

Lohan as Liz

At this point, Lindsay Lohan is better known for being a troublemaker than for her acting. But it will be worth it to tune into her portrayal of the late Elizabeth Taylor in the TV movie "Liz & Dick," to see if a glimmer of her once promising talent still remains.

The film premieres

9 tonight on Lifetime.