| Sep 27, 2012
| 4:23 AM
Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. ALABAMA SHAKES Alabama Shakes’ name is appropriate for how the bluesy roots rockers have taken over the music world: like a Southern earthquake. In less than a year, the band has gone......
| May 28, 2013
| 1:20 PM
One of the most delightful concerts Pop & Hiss took in last year was David Byrne & St. Vincent's mid-October gig at the Greek Theatre, where the former Talking Heads frontman and the singer-guitarist born Annie Clark -- as well as an eight-piece horn...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Caribbean Canvases and Frames: Here's an idea: Skip the summer vacation to the Cayman Islands and visit the Miramar Cultural Center instead. Hear us out. The island-themed paintings and photos posted in the venue's upstairs Ansin Family Gallery will...
| Jan 18, 2013
Annie Leibovitz, the 63-year-old photographer responsible for four decades of iconic magazine covers, found herself a bit puzzled a year ago. The woman who had shot a nude and pregnant Demi Moore, John Lennon five hours before he was murdered and other...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:45 PM
1. Record Of The Year Lonely Boy
The Black Keys The Black Keys & Danger Mouse, producers; Tom Elmhirst & Kennie Takahashi, engineers/mixers; Brian Lucey, mastering engineer Track from: El Camino [Nonesuch] Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)
| May 1, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The Tony nominations were announced Tuesday, but before we plunge into the big race between "Kinky Boots" and "Matilda the Musical," one obvious question should be addressed before any other: Given the crassly commercial direction of Broadway, why do we...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 2:27 PM
Sometimes a number is shocking enough to stop you cold.
In filmmaker Dawn Porter's documentary "Gideon's Army," which takes an in-depth look at the professional grind experienced by public defenders (playing at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Siskel Film...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Indie-rock trio Fun. and R&B/hip-hop star Frank Ocean scored big in Grammy Award nominations, scoring six nods apiece mostly in the top Grammy categories. The Recording Academy announced the nominations Wednesday during a show in Nashville. The 55th...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 1:48 PM
Social studies morphed into physical education when David Byrne and St. Vincent played the Greek Theatre on Saturday night.
The two New York City musicians reached Los Angeles near the end of a North American tour in support of “Love This Giant,&...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 7:32 PM
Tickets go on sale Friday (March 1) for a just-announced June 20 concert by David Byrne and St. Vincent at the Shubert in New Haven. The pair is still touring behind their album Love This Giant. The Shubert, the nearly 100-year-old "birthplace of America'...
| May 23, 2012
| 4:55 AM
Tyne Daly, Lili Taylor, Alison Fraser are among the actors featured this summer in the plays and musicals at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in the Massachusetts Berkshires.
As previously announced, the 58th season will feature: Oscar Wilde’s...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 8:22 AM
The thriller “Downers Grove” – which revolves around a high school in Downers Grove, Ill. where one senior mysteriously dies at the end of each year -- was supposed to begin filming in Louisiana last spring. But here we are in November...