One of the greatest hard rock bands of all time, the reunited Soundgarden with lead singer Chris Cornell, above, kicks off its spring 2013 tour with a stop Friday in the Event Center at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa. The band also headlines May 18 at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden.
Other entertainment in Atlantic City on Friday includes comic Wanda Sykes in the Music Box at Borgata and R&B singer Avant in the Music Hall at House of Blues Atlantic City in Showboat Casino Hotel.
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'Iron Man' returns
Robert Downey Jr., above, plays Tony Stark - the alter ego of superhero Iron Man - in the movie "Iron Man 3." The sci-fi action movie kicks off the summer movie season Friday. The film also stars Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Kingsley and Don Cheadle.
No other movie will be released nationwide on Friday.
Ladies love Cool J
Rapper LL Cool J, known these days as one of the stars of the CBS crime drama "NCIS: Los Angeles," returns with his 13th studio CD, "Authentic," on Tuesday. It is his first album in five years. The album is full of guest ap-pearances, including Eddie Van Halen, Brad Paisley and Earth, Wind & Fire.
New ABC sitcom
"Family Tools" premieres 8:30 p.m. Wednesday on WPVI-TV 6. A man who's had a streak of bad luck takes over his father's hardware-handyman business under the father's watchful eye. J.K. Simmons of "The Closer" and Leah Remini, above, of "The King of Queens" are two of the stars.