| Apr 7, 2011
"You say you want a revolution," John Lennon sang in 1968. "Well, you know, we all want to change the world."
If not all of us, at least plenty of pop stars have, as Dorian Lynskey illustrates in his mammoth "33 Revolutions Per Minute." Starting with...
| Nov 28, 2010
This month, the Oxford American Dictionary declared that the "word of the year" for 2010 was Sarah Palin's "refudiate," an apparent combination of refute and repudiate. Such made-up words, also known as neologisms, seem increasingly popular in the...
| Jan 24, 2011
| 7:18 AM
Hit The Road Jack by Ray Charles
Where It's At by Beck
Proud Mary by Creedence Clearwater Revival
Use Somebody by Kings Of Leon
Under Pressure by Queen
Paranoid Android by Radiohead
Roxanne by The Police
Billie Jean by Michael Jackson
| Feb 14, 2011
Pop provocateurs Lady Gaga and Eminem may have brought more compelling career stories to the 53rd annual Grammy Awards, but on a shocking night the big trophies went home Sunday with Southern trio Lady Antebellum and Montreal indie-rock band Arcade Fire....
| Feb 18, 2011
| 7:20 AM
Fly Like An Eagle by Seal
What's Up by 4 Non Blondes
There Goes The Fear by Doves
5 a.m. My Time by Minus The Bear
Soft Shock by Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Don't Bring Me Down by Electric Light Orchestra
Let It Whip by Dazz Band
6 a.m. Cheap...
| Jun 30, 2011
Steve Martin — comedian-actor-playwright-novelist — shows off another side of his multi-hyphenated self in Connecticut tonight..
The man who was once a "wild and crazy guy" gets down to some serious banjo pickin' when he and the Steep...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 6:50 AM
I’m a real sucker for sales. Some of my friends recently have poked fun at me for my penny-pinching tendencies. But I must thank Susie, Billy and Bob (their names have been changed for their protection) as their mockery has inspired today’s...
| Sep 11, 2011
By his own admission, Tony Bennett doesn't get nervous often. But he was anxious that day, more than 50 years ago, when he was filling in for Perry Como as host on the crooner's variety television show.
"Como had a big orchestra and great stars," Bennett...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 1:38 PM
Album of the Year Winners by thegrammys: An out-sized playlist that includes every category winner. Travel from Henry Mancini’s Music From Peter Gunn through Stevie Wonder’s silly three-album mid-’70s period to Phil Collins and George...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 3:24 PM
As we welcome the fall season, we also embrace the fall fairs and festivals. We have a lot them in the Houston area!
Katy hosted the 31st annual Rice Harvest Festival - topping out at more than 50,000 people.
The carnival rides and games bring in...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 11:54 AM
That tick-tick-tick you're hearing is the clock, not a time bomb. So don't panic. There's still time to find great music for the loved ones on your Christmas list. Here's a look back at some of the best recordings of the year and a few tips on who's...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 3:21 PM
Cirque du Soiree
Pacific Edge Hotel hosts a Cirque du Soiree New Year's Eve Party at the Deck from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. DJs Brother From Another Mother, featuring Sli Dawg from SOUL Project, a custom menu, food and drink specials, and a...