| Mar 28, 2011
| 4:24 PM
I fail to understand the City Council's support for the proposed Museum of Neon Art (“Council set to ink museum deal,” March 26), while at the same time letting A Noise Within, an established cultural entity with a large and committed...
| May 20, 2011
| 3:00 PM
While officials seek to transform a section of downtown Glendale into an arts and entertainment district, the local theater scene is slowly turning into a tragedy.
Citing weak ticket sales, Glendale Centre Theatre representatives say they may draw the...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 5:07 PM
I frequently attend five quite different excellent live theaters. The productions I enjoy range from classics to avant-garde, from the Broadway genre to thought-provoking to just plain fun.
For great family entertainment, the Glendale Centre Theatre...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 9:02 PM
I've always rooted for Triangle Square in Costa Mesa, which over the years has been similar to rooting for the Los Angeles Clippers.
So much potential, so little to show for it.
Since it opened in 1992 as the centerpiece of the city's downtown...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 11:35 AM
"I've always been a writer. My songs are the door to every dream I've ever had and every success I've ever achieved," says Dolly Parton of her incredible career, which has spanned nearly five decades and is showing no signs of slowing down.
| May 4, 2012
| 10:45 AM
Adam Yauch, also known as MCA of Beastie Boys fame, died Friday after a three-year battle with cancer, according to Rolling Stone. He was 47.
As you'll be able to see in the video below, Yauch was diagnosed with cancer in 2009 when doctors discovered a...
| May 28, 2012
| 5:24 AM
Keke Palmer didn’t think Hollywood would be easy after earning a SAG award nomination for her role in the 2004 TV miniseries “The Wool Cap” and starring in the critically-acclaimed 2006 film “Akeelah and the Bee” before she...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 6:58 AM
As reported this morning by Daily Press staffer and Bruce Springsteen enthusiast Mike Holtzclaw, Norfolk in January will host a pair of events paying tribute to the late sax player Clarence Clemons.
Clemons, a key member of Springsteen's E Street Band...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 7:45 PM
Band name: Santah
Sound: On its debut effort, "White Noise Bed," the local quintet flirts with the same exploratory Americana championed by bands like Whiskeytown and Wilco. Fitting, since the album was recorded at the late (former Wilco member) Jay...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 10:31 PM
I’ve been on this kick where I write movie reviews in the form of a song. Here’s one to the tune of 9 to 5 in honor of the Dolly Parton that used to do interesting blue grass tunes and a few decent movies.
Openin’ my red vines/walkin&...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 3:55 PM
He's wearing black slacks and a black shirt and cowboy hat. There's a bit of silver woven in, too, that picks up the light in the small hotel room.
With his neatly trimmed beard and gentle country manner, he cuts a romantic, old-time figure, like some...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Here we are into the second week of January already. I reluctantly removed the ornaments from my tree, wrapping each one carefully in tissue paper. I always hate putting them away because they are so magical and representative of places I’ve been in...