| 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...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:25 PM
Nine-time Grammy winner Sheryl Crow performed at the Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa Wednesday evening, treating a near-sold out crowd to 80 minutes in folk-rock heaven.
Opening act Honey Honey — a cross between KT Tunstall, the Civil Wars,...
| Aug 7, 2012
** (out of four)
Is it asking too much that a movie about a married couple trying to recapture the spark avoid something as obvious as Al Green's “Let's Stay Together?”
Apparently. “Hope Springs” has no interest in surprise or...
| 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...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 3:58 PM
Trumpeter Wayne Jackson was the personification of mixed emotions in February when he and his longtime musical partner, saxophonist Andrew Love, were presented with a Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award for their work over half a century together as the...
| 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
| May 4, 2012
Character actor often played the 'heavy'
George Murdock, 81, a veteran character actor who had a recurring role as Lt. Scanlon on the television sitcom "Barney Miller" and played God in the 1989 film "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier,"...
| May 16, 2012
| 11:32 AM
In 2008, the Obama campaign represented “Hope and Change” and inspired millions of voters to pull the lever for the unknown man from Illinois. At his campaign rallies, it was commonplace to see supporters fainting, overcome with raw emotion....
| Nov 1, 2012
| 2:51 AM
The band: Julee Laurent — bass, lead vocals
Mike Briney — guitar, vocals
Matt Clancy — drums, vocals, acoustic guitar
Evan Margol — guitar
Been together: Six years
How they got started: After working as a songwriter in...
| 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...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 3:15 PM
Look, it's an election year, folks. And that means the choice is clear — you can either curl up in the fetal position with your hands over your ears until Nov. 7, or you can fortify yourself with booze and banter to get past the parade of attack ads...