| Feb 26, 2014
| 11:01 AM
If you're trying to market a service or a product, it seems like a celebrity endorsement is hard to beat, right?
Sure, celebrity endorsements are a great way to grab eyeballs. But sometimes, that attention is unwanted.
| Feb 28, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Back in the mid-to-late '80s it appeared that singer/songwriter Jimmer Podrasky and his band, the Rave-Ups, were on the verge of bigger things. "Town & Country," the band's 1985 full-length debut indie album, generated critical acclaim. They appeared in...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 4:22 AM
Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. MATT NATHANSON/ MUSICIANS ON CALL BENEFIT At singer-songwriter Matt Nathanson’s great show at Philadelphia’s Electric Factory in November, he spoke of his love for the city — how he...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 1:21 PM
For more than a decade, singer Jennifer Nettles has been the voice of multi-platinum pop-country duo Sugarland, winning Grammys and performing in some of the country's largest venues with Kristian Bush, her musical partner.
These days, however,...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:23 PM
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If Lea Michele is anything like her ambitious “Glee” character, Rachel Berry, this probably ran through her head when she first landed the show: “Yessss!...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 10:09 PM
Norma Bates brings her special brand of mothering back to TV in March with the second season premiere of "Bates Motel." Viewers also can look forward to new seasons of "Da Vinci's Demons," "Star Wars: The Clone Wars," "Call the Midwife," "Suits" and "Mr....
| Mar 5, 2014
| 12:48 PM
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On Oct. 16, 1992, many of rock music’s biggest names gathered at Madison Square Garden in New York for a 30th anniversary concert salute to the greatest songwriter of the rock era, Bob Dylan....
| Apr 12, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Bob Dylan's mercurial words on religion and spirituality have been examined for decades. Scholars, cultural critics and theologians have speculated with their pens, parsing the songwriter's syllables as if they were grains of sand. Entire books have...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Neil Young announced the new PonoMusic service -- aimed at audophiles who want ultra high-quality digital listening experience -- will launch this week along with a custom-built $399 music device.
PonoMusic will sell songs online for playback on a...
| Mar 12, 2014
The ladies of the Oakmont League decided to have fun at their recent dinner meeting. The venue, the Beckham Grill in Pasadena, was only a hop, skip and a jump from Glendale. The group is commemorating 75 years of service in Glendale and the surrounding...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 8:53 AM
Fred Kaz, the legendary music director of The Second City and the longest-running performer of the comedy theater, died on Wednesday at the age of 80. Here are some remembrances of him.
"Ah, 'Captain' Fred Kaz has sailed his final...
| Mar 9, 2014
Inside Llewyn Davis
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Joel and Ethan Coen use the pre-Bob Dylan Greenwich Village folk scene as a jumping-off point for a black comedy about obsolescence, but unlike earlier, similar...