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Jonathan Richman

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  • Like/dislike: Drunk Monk

    Like/dislike: Drunk Monk
    It all started in a freezing cold warehouse in early January. Three old friends, all with different music backgrounds, got together for their first band practice. They didn’t know what genre they were going for other than surf rock, but before the...
  • Hotel hopping in Chicago: Where to sleep on your next stop in the Windy City

    Hotel hopping in Chicago: Where to sleep on your next stop in the Windy City
    CHICAGO - I grew up in Chicago and still go there often. But since I'm visiting my family, I rarely stay in hotels. Friends post on Facebook about their weekends at the historic Burnham or the boutique James, the bargain Days Inn or the glitzy Wit; it...
  • Connecticut Filmmaker Brendan Toller Kickstarts a Documentary About Rock Insider Danny Fields

    Connecticut Filmmaker Brendan Toller Kickstarts a Documentary About Rock Insider Danny Fields
    Growing up in Cheshire, Brendan Toller may have had the hippest mom and dad in town. Both rock 'n' roll fans and record collectors, the elder Tollers raised their boy right and after he’d graduated from Hampshire College in Amherst, Mass., he...
  • Tonight's music pick: Jonathan Richman at the Troubadour

     
    Whether you’re a fan of Jonathan Richman from his proto-punk days in the Modern Lovers in the 70’s, or just liked his There’s Something About Mary theme song, there’s no denying his talent for writing infectious, stripped down pop s...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Farrelly gives a ‘Stooges’ update, and his Oscar regret

     
    Peter and Bobby Farrelly have “Hall Pass,” a raunchy but sweet sex comedy about two couples that give each other a “week off” from marriage, opening Friday. But when I reached Peter Farrelly by phone in Martha's Vineyard, we talked...
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Week

     
    1. LORI MCKENNA Country folk singer-songwriter Lori McKenna released four critically acclaimed indie albums that earned her spots at the Newport Folk Festival and on the all-female Lilith Fair tour. She also released a 2007 disc, “Unglamorous,&#...
  • The Three Stooges

    The Three Stooges
    I love the Stooges that had Iggy Pop singing for them. I hated the black and white shorts done in the ‘40s. I remember being more entertained watching my stepdad die laughing at their antics. I could never figure out why so many men loved their...
  • Thursday's Calendar

    Thursday's Calendar
    THURSDAY Opera Kadabra Magician and baritone Patrick Bell performs a one-of-a-kind show at Newport Beach public libraries. The free show is at 11 a.m. Thursday at Balboa Branch Library, 100 E. Balboa Blvd., Balboa Island. For more information, visit...
  • Friday's Calendar

    FRIDAY Close-Out Jewelry Sale A close-out sale on designer jewelry — with 50 to 70% off retail prices for necklaces, bracelets ear rings and other items — is from 1 to 7 p.m. at 1717 Bayadere Terrace, Corona del Mar. Shabbat Service...
  • Free Music! A sweet tune from Gospel Music

    Free Music! A sweet tune from Gospel Music
    First, just to be clear, Gospel Music in this case has nothng to do with gospel music. It's the name of an indie-pop band from Jacksonville, Florida. Owen Holmes, known as bassist for Black Kids, records under that name. Today's free tune comes from...