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  • Whitney Houston: Voice for the ages tarnished by addictions

     
    Whitney Houston dead: The singer defined a generation of R&B singers, and had a voice for the ages. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts looks back her highs and lows....
  • Popular '80s cover band, star-packed rock festival offering discounted tickets

     
    Lehigh Valley Music again has been scouting out concert ticket deals for you, and we’ve come up with a couple. A popular cover band that plays 1980s music and will appear at Musikfest CafĂ© at ArtsQuest Center at Steelstacks in......
  • British music legends join for Olympics closing ceremony

     
    For those of us suffering from Olympic burnout, take solace. The end is near. The 2012 London Summer Olympic Games come to a conclusion on Sunday, Aug. 12, at 7pm ET on NBC with the closing ceremony, titled “A Symphony of British Music.” Aside...
  • London Olympics go out a winner for NBC, bolster sitcom

     
    Mel B of the Spice Girls performs during the Closing Ceremony at the London Olympics. Photo credit: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: The Summer Olympics left London in style and kept NBC the ratings leader Sunday evening. The Closing...
  • Beastie Boys' sampling in 'Paul's Boutique' again in spotlight

     
    Last week TufAmerica, Inc., which administers the rights to the recordings of Washington, D.C. go-go band Trouble Funk's catalog, filed lawsuit in federal court accusing the Beastie Boys of sampling without permission the group's 1982 funk classics, "Drop...
  • Former Wham! Singer George Michael Sentenced to Jail

    Former Wham! Singer George Michael Sentenced to Jail
    LONDON -- George Michael was sentenced to eight weeks in jail and lost his license for five years Tuesday for driving under the influence of drugs when he crashed his car into a London photo shop. A British judge told Michael that his addiction to...
  • Wednesday, February 9, 2011

    4:30 a.m. Love My Way by The Psychedelic Furs How Long Do I Have To Wait For You? by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Lady Picture Show by Stone Temple Pilots 5 a.m. Over The Hills And Far Away by Led Zeppelin Tequila by The Champs Hang On by...
  • Dance review: 'Battle of the Sexes III' from Orlando Ballet

    Dance review: 'Battle of the Sexes III' from Orlando Ballet
    Orlando Ballet bills its latest contemporary-dance program as a competition between the genders, but at Friday's opening-night performance it was more a battle between familiar faces and up-and-comers. The high point of "Battle of the Sexes III" came...
  • Cirque du Soleil's salute to Michael Jackson heads for Hampton Coliseum in May

    Cirque du Soleil's salute to Michael Jackson heads for Hampton Coliseum in May
    Cirque du Soleil's mix of dance, acrobatics and visual storytelling has thrilled audiences across the globe. The company's new hit is "Immortal," a show which is built around the music of the King of Pop, Michael Jackson. Today, promoters announced that...
  • Via Venice: The living paper cartoon arrives in Pasadena

    What do you get when you cross the creative son of a Venetian espresso salesman with a passion for all things Disney, an eye for carnival costume design, a love of origami and a musical ear? The result is artist Ennio Marchetto and his ever-evolving live...
  • 10 cool Spotify playlists: Phish soundchecks, country duets, drinking songs

    10 cool Spotify playlists: Phish soundchecks, country duets, drinking songs
    Album of the Year Winners by thegrammys: An out-sized playlist that includes every category winner. Travel from Henry Mancini’s Music From Peter Gunn through Stevie Wonder’s silly three-album mid-’70s period to Phil Collins and George...
  • Free Music Friday! White Denim rocks it '80s style

    Free Music Friday! White Denim rocks it '80s style
    These days, the American indie rock underground is in love with 1980s pop. From Bon Iver to Cass McCombs, artists have been reaching into the bag of tricks of acts like Lionel Richie and Toto. I wouldn't have predicted it, but there it is. Austin,...