| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:12 AM
"Hello Everybody, so glad to see you...." I hear those lyrics...to that particular tune...and I'm instantly brought back to my boys' toddler days...when our mornings were spent in a circle, singing and dancing with our little friends. Those memories are...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 10:00 PM
UPDATE: POLLS ARE NOW CLOSED. CHECK BACK WEDNESDAY TO FIND OUT WHO MADE THE ROCK 'N' VOTE TOP 4 AND WILL PLAY MAY 22 AT LINCOLN HALL.
In the NBA and NHL, more than 50 percent of the teams make the playoffs.
An all-time high of more than 200 artists...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 1:37 PM
The Blue Water Music Festival, hosted by Rick Conkey and his nonprofit Blue Water Green Earth, returned to Laguna Beach last weekend at the Sawdust Art Festival grounds under the shade of the tall eucalyptus grove. The two-day event featured a variety...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 8:33 AM
The night before his Blue Water Music Festival last weekend, organizer Rick Conkey slept on an air mattress on the festival grounds, making sure no one stole the equipment.
At 6 foot 5, his feet hung over the edge of the mattress. But he didn't care. He...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 12:17 PM
**1/2 (out of 4)
While Chuck Inglish has gained fame as half of Chicago hip-hop duo The Cool Kids, the Detroit-native rapper (born Evan Ingersoll) hasn’t been properly recognized for his ability to create quality tracks. I worry that he may not...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Spring technically arrived on Thursday, but in New York winter is coming.
To promote the Season 4 launch of "Game of Thrones" on April 6, HBO has staged a takeover of New York City the likes of which have not been seen since the Siege of Storm's End....
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Among the countless concerts, reunions and every other stripe of live performance at the recent South by Southwest Music Conference in Austin, Texas, L.A. roots-rock stalwarts Phil and Dave Alvin of the Blasters generated considerable buzz from their...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 4:28 PM
La Cañada High School was recently recognized by the National Assn. of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation as one of 96 schools in the nation that set the bar for offering students access to a comprehensive music education program.
It was announced late...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Lonnie Lynn led his son to believe that his middle name, Rashid, means childhood love.
Turns out, that's not true.
But that didn't stop Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr., better known by his stage name, Common, from running with it.
"I believe that love is the...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 1:45 PM
A Day To Remember just emerged triumphant from a legal battle with its record company, but such distractions aren’t necessarily a bad thing for a band that revels in a chip-on-the-shoulder mindset.
Powered by kinetic lead singer Jeremy McKinnon,...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:45 PM
There was a three-way tie for third place in the Trinity League between Servite, Orange Lutheran and JSerra. Coin flips were held, and Servite was given third place, Orange Lutheran fourth and JSerra fifth.
Servite is definitely in the Pac-5 playoffs....
| Feb 25, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Downers Grove's high school district wants to get new textbooks to replace tomes that are several years old.
Community High School District 99 administrators recently proposed new books for six classes, including four Advanced Placement courses.