| Mar 8, 2013
As a violinist who calls himself the "Viagra of classical music" and "Edward Violinhands," the South Korean virtuoso Amadeus Leopold is every bit as humble as his onstage performance is subtle. Which is to say, not at all.
When Leopold comes bounding...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 2:55 PM
This weekend could be one for the record books, with an extraordinary confluence of major vocalists converging on our stages.
Though they span a wide stylistic swath – from blues to jazz to classic pop and beyond – the level of singing...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:37 PM
The gig: Mary Micucci, 63, is the owner of Along Came Mary Events, one of Hollywood's leading catering and special events businesses. Often called the "caterer to the stars," Micucci has handled more than 400 movie premieres, from "Titanic" in 1997 to...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 12:41 AM
Taylor Swift, Rihanna and Mumford & Sons are among the initial crop of artists unveiled as performers on the Feb. 10 Grammy Awards. LL Cool J will return return as host for the telecast, which will be broadcast live except for the West Coast on CBS at 8...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Frank Ocean can add another award to the pile.
The Village Voice late Tuesday released the results of its annual Pazz & Jop critics poll, which asked approximately 500 music writers for their favorite albums and singles of 2012. Ocean's "Channel Orange"...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Alewives are the stinky fish that used to wash up en masse on Lake Michigan beaches. So it is that we bring you the 17th annual Alewife Awards to commemorate the rankest cultural flotsam and jetsam to hit our shores over the past year.
Memo to vendors:...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Some stories are harder to write than others. Obituaries are among the hardest, as the represent an obligation to do justice to the folks who have passed and hopefully to bring solace to their loved ones.
Some of Laguna's best and brightest died in...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Listen to Peter Max reminisce long enough, and the painter starts to sound like the elder statesman of American pop-art itself, with his sensational tales of grabbing coffee with Paul McCartney (just last month), or shaking hands with presidents Bill...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 10:12 AM
The Lumineers, fresh from learning that they've been nominated for a pair of Grammy awards, will perform a sold-out show at The NorVa in Norfolk on Sunday, Dec. 16, as part of the WROX-FM (96.1) "Party With a Purpose."
Sunday's bash will raise money for...
| May 20, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Justin Bieber was booed big time at Sunday night's Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas.
The "Beauty and the Beat" singer took the stage Sunday to accept the first-ever Milestone Award, presented to him for being the first 19-year-old with five No. 1...
| May 13, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Williamsburg's Bruce Hornsby hasn't been a stranger to local audiences recently. I've seen him show up and jam with both Jackson Browne and Rosanne Cash at area gigs. Last summer, he played a headlining gig at OpSail in Norfolk.
Now, he's coming back...
| May 13, 2013
| 8:30 AM
The 56th annual Grammy Awards will air live on CBS Jan. 26, as expected.
The calendar move had been anticipated as the Grammys, like many other winter awards shows, move out of the way of coverage of the Feb. 7-23 2014 Winter Olympics. The most recent...