| Feb 5, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Hard Rock cafe co-founder Peter Morton has made his mark on L.A.'s real estate scene of late, buying the old Elvis Presley estate in Beverly Hills at year end for $9.8 million.
But flying under the radar was his bigger off-market purchase midyear for a...
| Feb 6, 2013
PHOENIX — In less than three years, the Musical Instrument Museum has gained a reputation as a premier cultural destination in the Valley of the Sun, an area loaded with eclectic museums and galleries.
No, you don't need to play an instrument to...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 4:33 PM
“This is my first time singing. I hope I can do a good job for you. Watch this. Take it away,” Jerry Mullenix said.
Following a brief instrumental introduction, Mullenix began to sing the words, “Wise men say, only fools rush in.”...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 7:09 AM
We're honoring the legendary King of Rock 'n' Roll... Elvis Presley, on what would have been his 78th birthday, by featuring six of his down-home southern-style favorites! So get out your blue suede shoes and get ready to be "all shook up" when you make...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 12:05 PM
On an April morning in 2011, Dan Hawthorne walked into the Fitness Center at Hagerstown Community College and began a transformation that would leave no aspect of his life unchanged.
Although he had been overweight for most of his life, he found...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 1:38 PM
The Friedens Lutheran Church is having a Coffee House at 7 p.m March 22 in Friendship Hall.
The entertainment will be provided by The Legacy Trio.
The church is along Route 281 north of Somerset. Donations will be accepted at the door....
| Jan 8, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Magician Louis William "Bill" Chaudet, a protege of Harry Blackstone Sr. and a technical adviser for film and television during the 1950s and 1960s, died in Folsom, Calif., on Jan. 5 after a long battle with Alzheimer's. He was 91.
Chaudet, who was...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 2:40 PM
There were comedians and ventriloquists, acrobats and dancing poodles. And every Sunday evening, “The Ed Sullivan Show” escorted them into the homes of millions of Americans.
Thousands of acts appeared on Sullivan’s television variety...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 10:41 AM
Wanda Jackson, the pioneering rockabilly singer who headlines New Year’s Eve at Double Door, says working with Jack White and Justin Townes Earle on her two latest albums was not her idea.
“I sometimes wonder myself,” Jackson says with...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 8:55 AM
Good luck keeping track of all the recent, plot-thin musicals thrown together to celebrate a certain artist or genre (Jersey Boys, anyone?). But you might find it even harder to suppress your excitement over Million Dollar Quartet (pictured), a smash-...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Without the preservation of physical mementos, we are lost. We cannot know who we are unless we can see and touch the remnants of the key events in our past.
America would be diminished without Independence Hall, Boston's Old North Church, the Liberty...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 3:41 PM
The December shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown was a national tragedy in which we all share. After such horrid events, it is natural to want do something, anything, to assert a sense of control over the uncontrollable. Unfortunately,...