| Dec 13, 2011
| 1:05 PM
8 p.m. Dec. 16, Cafe Nine, 250 State St. $8. (203) 789-8281, cafenine.com.
This has been a year of change for David Lamb and MorganEve Swain, the Rhode Island-based folk/Americana duo better known as Brown Bird. "Duo" is the operative...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 4:09 PM
“When you’re a kid, you’re a kid all the way….”
“West Side Story” meets Ralphie and his Red Ryder BB gun in “A Christmas Westside Story,” the latest pop culture mash-up from the deliriously daft...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 1:40 PM
8:45 p.m. Dec. 23, Toad's Place, 300 York St. $15-$20. (203) 624-TOAD, toadsplace.com.
Two years ago, bassist Dave Livolsi (John Scofield/Jazz Is Dead) and drummer Adrian Tramantono (the Breakfast) found themselves thrown together for an...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 12:40 PM
A lot of bands would allow their audience find them, but Albany, New York's Aficionado does not think like a lot of bands. The septet has a novel approach to assembling fans, and the result is likely to be as unique as the band itself.
"The plan is to...
| Mar 11, 2012
Jim Lett knew his house was leaking money, especially during winter. Of course, he couldn't actually see heat slipping out of wiring conduits, exhaust fans, the attic. But he could feel the pain in his wallet as sure as the draftiness that compelled him...
| Mar 9, 2012
Sacramento's LGBT community has rallied in support of Francis House, the non-denominational agency that provides support for the homeless and the down-and-out.
The Sacramento Catholic Diocese decided to redirect funding to the agency because its...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 11:21 PM
Carsten Ball, a former Corona del Mar High standout, returns close to his roots to compete in the Costa Mesa Pro Classic on March 17 at the Costa Mesa Tennis Center.
Ball, 24, is seeded second, behind Germany's Andre Begemann. Ball is ranked 322nd in the...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 10:59 PM
COSTA MESA — Joshua Zavala continued his improbable run through the Costa Mesa Pro Classic, advancing to the quarterfinals along with seven other players, Thursday at Costa Mesa Tennis Center.
In doubles action, Newport Beach's Carsten Ball plays...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 10:49 PM
COSTA MESA — Newport Beach resident Carsten Ball and partner Andre Begermann were outlasted in a marathon doubles championship match at the Costa Mesa Pro Classic tennis tournament Saturday.
Nicholas Meister and John Peers outlasted Ball and...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 10:31 PM
COSTA MESA — Brian Baker defeated Greg Ouellette, 6-1, 6-2, to win the Costa Mesa Pro Classic men's tennis tournament, completed Sunday at the Costa Mesa Tennis Center.
The No. 4-seeded Baker, a 26-year-old Nashville, Tenn. resident, claimed the...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Cass County's financial crunch has forced the public works department to terminate almost a dozen employees. The presiding county commissioner says if the cuts were not made, the county would not be able to pay its bills.
Cass County Commissioner...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 11:25 PM
If the past two champions of the Costa Mesa Pro Classic are an indication of what the event has to offer then the upcoming tennis tournament should be exciting and worth watching.
The Costa Mesa Pro Classic will do its best to spotlight some of the...