| Aug 18, 2012
| 9:32 PM
A friend of mine had seen this movie before me and said “I really didn’t need to see Meryl Streep have an orgasm.”
I immediately yelled, “Hey! Spoiler alert here! I haven’t seen it yet.”
I missed the press screening...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Boz Scaggs' show Sunday at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts featured a riveting performance by a singer who galvanized the room, brought the audience to its feet and turned one of Orange County's stateliest venues into something close to a mosh pit....
| Jun 19, 2013
| 4:36 PM
When Boz Scaggs was a boy, Memphis meant a few simple things: a visit to his grandmother's house, his father's family history, that catchy Chuck Berry tune that sometimes came on the radio.
Years later, as he honed his musical tastes, the "Lowdown"...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Justin Timberlake was busy Sunday night.
Early in the evening, the singer made his highly anticipated return to the Grammy Awards stage -- his first performance there since 2009, when he and Al Green filled in for Chris Brown and Rihanna -- with a...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 5:15 PM
Things have happened quickly for Wild Belle.
Brother-sister duo Natalie and Elliot Bergman, who have made music off and on since now-23-year-old Natalie was a teenager, started recording under the name Wild Belle only last year. Since then, the band...
| May 8, 2013
| 9:39 AM
Blake Shelton and Shakira's teams stepped out live for the first time on "The Voice" on Tuesday night, as Teams Adam and Usher had done the previous night, to compete for audience votes as well as their coach's favor and vie for a spot in the top 12....
| Nov 15, 2012
| 10:04 AM
1.) The Honeycombs- Have I the Right?
2.) Sir Douglas Quintet- She’s About a Mover
3.) The Raspberries- Go All the Way
4.) Tom Jones- Delilah
5.) Chicago- Alive Again
2. Phil Larson
1.) Al Green- I’m Still in Love with You...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 11:55 AM
1.) Cherish: The Association
2.) Rave on: Buddy Holly
3.) Travelin' man: Ricky Nelson
4.) Bad bad Leroy Brown: Jim Croche
5.) Last mango in Paris: Jimmy Buffett
1.) David Cassidy - I woke up in Love this Morning
| Apr 4, 2013
| 10:29 AM
"Where do babies come from?" is a complicated question, terrifying and inevitable for parents. They must simplify for the sake of their children's psyches, but that answer obscures the many layers of such a question, for there is much to consider in the...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 11:45 AM
How best to celebrate the 35th anniversary of a beloved live album? By re-creating it onstage, of course.
That's the approach being taken by Cheap Trick, which announced Thursday that it plans to play "Cheap Trick at Budokan," the power-pop veterans'...
| Mar 8, 2013
Cody Chesnutt believes in taking his time.
He earned widespread critical praise for his first album, the lo-fi, double disc “The Headphone Masterpiece” in 2002, when Chesnutt also lent his voice to the Roots’ “The Seed 2.0”-...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:53 AM
It was one nation under a groove at Barack Obama's victory celebration Tuesday night in Chicago.
Classic soul, R&B, funk, disco and Motown provided the soundtrack for the president's post-reelection bash, as throngs of Democratic Party faithful swayed to...