| Sep 24, 2008
Jenny Lewis no longer calls Silver Lake home, but she hasn't moved to Laurel Canyon. The woodsy bungalow she shares with her companion and musical collaborator, Johnathan Rice, sits in an obscure corner of the San Fernando Valley, not too far from...
| Dec 31, 2008
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Medeski, Martin & Wood - 8 p.m. Jan. 3 at Revolution, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale. 18+. $30. Buy tickets here.
Bryan Adams, 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 7 at the Parker Playhouse, 707 NE 8th St., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets $48.50 to $59.50 at livenation....
| Oct 23, 2008
First bite: Province
You know, not to be a killjoy or anything, but if this were New York, the corner of Jefferson and Randolph would have long ago acquired some snappy abbreviation or something—something like, oh, JRan or JeffDolph or RandyandJeff....
| Apr 27, 2008
The world's a stage, and the public revelries that happen all over it are a tribute to mankind's pan-cultural capacity for collective joy.
Here's a calendar of international festivals, events and open-to-everyone parties for April that are worth...
| May 19, 2008
Daryl Hall and John Oates, the Hugo Boss-clad kingpins of Reagan-era pop, seemed destined for the casino-circuit dotage most pop stars eventually face -- their new music largely ignored, their fan base fading to nothingness. But then, around 2005,...
| Jun 25, 2008
Death Cab for Cutie singer-guitarist Ben Gibbard looked happy as he announced, "We got tunes!" from the huge stage at the Nokia Theatre Monday night. As the band headlined its biggest show ever in Los Angeles, the performance served as a case study of...
| Jul 8, 2008
Beck "Modern Guilt" (DGC Records)
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There are many probable reasons Beck made "Modern Guilt," his concise yet deliberately cosmic collaboration with fellow shaggy pop auteur Danger Mouse. He's finishing up a long contract with his record label; he...
| Dec 6, 2009
Given its penchant for eclectic programming, it's no surprise that the Hollywood Bowl curates its show posters the same way it curates its shows.
"Musically, we always want to do something unique," says Laura Connelly, director of presentations for the...
| Jun 21, 2009
Adele can't contain herself. Nothing new there. The hot young British soul singer is, by her own account, "pretty mouthy." But learning that she will share the bill with her idol, Etta James, at the Hollywood Bowl next Sunday has sent her over the moon....
| Jan 3, 2010
There are those who return to Jack Kerouac just to get lost in the ride. Not across lonesome America but in the serpentine locomotion of his prose.
It's the music of the page: long blasts of blue-streak narrative that don't yield to periods, semicolons,...