| Oct 26, 2011
| 1:54 PM
Remember these hits from 10 years ago? How about 20 years ago? Thirty years ago? FORTY YEARS AGO!! (And special bonus: 50 years ago.) (Source: Billboard) Click on the linked dates for the Spotify playlists.
In 2001 --
Lifehouse – Hanging By A...
| Oct 30, 2011
Master brander Donald Trump has sold his custom estate in Rancho Palos Verdes for $7.15 million.
Located at Trump National Golf Course, which he owns and operates, the 11,000-square-foot Mediterranean mansion features a game room with a bar that is a...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 8:02 AM
The Braxton sisters are back this month when Season 2 of "Braxton Family Values" kicks off Nov. 10 on WE tv.
Over 19 new hour-long episodes, Toni, Tamar, Traci, Towanda, Trina and their mom, Miss E (Evelyn), test their sisterly bond when Toni leaves...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 9:47 PM
It doesn’t take a musical genius to read between the notes of Patrick Stump’s first solo album, “Soul Punk” (Island), to realize that the Fall Out Boy singer and songwriter left a few things unsaid in his old band.
| Nov 9, 2011
| 2:05 PM
Bessie Smith to Lady Gaga is a wide swath in modern music, and "Women Who Rock" includes them and many in between Friday, Nov. 18, on PBS (check local listings).
"Rock and roll is a very wide river," says filmmaker Carol Stein. She and Susan Wittenberg...
| Nov 10, 2011
A couple of years ago, about the time Matt Kish turned 40, he decided his hobby was becoming laborious and unrewarding. By day he drove from his home in Columbus, Ohio, to Dayton, where he worked in a library, his title, "audio-video materials selection...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 9:18 PM
Is it possible to listen to the words of Cole Porter and not break out in a grin?
This is the man, after all, who gave us the naughty innuendo of "Let's Do It (Let's Fall in Love)": "Birds do it, bees do it, even over-educated fleas do it."
| Nov 20, 2011
| 12:36 PM
Band Name: K. Flay
Sound/sounds like: On her self-titled debut EP, the young MC, born Kristine Flaherty, flashed an elastic flow and a quick wit, rhyming atop beats that rumbled like traffic on crowded city streets and throbbed like packed discos. More...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 8:19 PM
The following are odds and ends from the local sports scene.
ON UNBEATEN FOE
Whether Daulis Prescott is the toughest fighter Glendale-based super featherweight Gabriel "Gapo" Tolmajyan has ever faced in the pro ranks will have to...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 10:41 PM
If Florence Welch, she of the kimono sleeves and the stratospheric voice, had begun to levitate Sunday at the sold-out Chicago Theatre, her fans probably wouldn’t have been all that astonished.
Welch, who has released two best-selling albums under...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 6:03 PM
Band Name: Rabid Rabbit
Sound: This inventive local quartet's music incorporates elements of titanium-heavy doom metal, exploratory jazz and swirling psychedelic rock.
Claim to fame/need to know: The band, led by husband-wife team Mike Tsoulos (drums) and...
| May 7, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Alburtis Park, 328 Main St., 2-8:30 p.m.
Today: Outlaws, Crazy Elmer & Happy Jack
May 14: Southern Comfort
May 15: Country Rhythm
May 21: Bill Murray
May 22: Mesa
May 28: Banned From The Ranch
May 29: Jesse Wade
May 30: Moore Brothers...