| Jan 9, 2009
It was 11 p.m. on the night before New Year's Eve, and I was doing something I hadn't expected would crown my 2008: sitting in Prince's limousine as the legend lounged beside me, playing unreleased tracks on the stereo. "This is my car for Minneapolis,"...
| Feb 29, 2008
Mildly diverting and utterly dispensable, "Semi-Pro" stars Will Ferrell as the coach/owner/forward of the Tropics, a Michigan hoops franchise in 1976, the waning days of the American Basketball Association.
It was an era of expansive hair, abbreviated...
| Aug 12, 2007
Many of the most explosive and virulent online videos -- think: "Star Wars Kid," "Numa Numa" and the recent interpretation of "Thriller" by Filipino prisoners -- manage to be at once bizarre, hypnotic and borderline upsetting. Tay Zonday's new hit YouTube...
| Feb 6, 2009
Mizner Park, 351 Plaza Real, Boca Raton
Cost: very expensive
Hours: dinner daily
Credit cards: all major
Bar: full service
Sound level: moderate
Outside smoking: no
| Jun 2, 2008
Flight of the Conchords operates on another dimension. That was clear enough Friday from the band's performance at the Orpheum Theatre, where the duo opened with the electro sci-fi song "Robots" and its cautionary tale of the fall of mankind and the...
| Nov 30, 2009
| 7:33 PM
Bob Keane, who founded the West Coast independent label Del-Fi Records in the 1950s and is best known for discovering and recording rock legend Ritchie Valens, has died. He was 87.
Keane, who survived non- Hodgkins lymphoma diagnosed when he was 80, died...
| Dec 4, 2009
| 2:00 PM
Aaron Schroeder, a songwriter, independent music publisher and record producer who co-wrote 17 songs for Elvis Presley, including “It’s Now or Never,” has died. He was 83.
Schroeder, who had a rare form of dementia for about 18 years,...