| Apr 26, 2010
| 4:33 PM
After the coffee. Before feeling guilty about not hitting the gym since Saturday (yes, I'm that obsessive). Can't tame that dragon! DreamWorks' "How to Train Your Dragon" moved back into the No. 1 spot at the box office with $15......
| Jun 18, 2010
| 5:32 PM
My Brave Face by Paul Mc Cartney
Only Mama Knows by Paul Mc Cartney
9. Jarrett's Mixtape
a. My Father's Name Was Dad by Fire
b. If I Ever Feel Better by Phoenix
c. How Does It Feel to Feel by Creation
d. Solitude is Bliss...
| 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...
| Apr 9, 2011
"The wonderful thing about making records is something comes out you never expected," explains Ray Davies, who knows of what he speaks. In nearly five decades as leader of one of rock's great bands, the Kinks, and as a solo artist, Davies has been...
| Apr 21, 2011
— The private, videotaped performance of six songs from "Paper Airplane," released last Tuesday, has wrapped and the invited audience has left the main room at Oceanway Studios. Alison Krauss & Union Station are in the midst of the still-photo and...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 12:23 AM
EDISON, N.J. -- Phoebe Snow, the bluesy singer-songwriter known for her song "Poetry Man," died on Tuesday at age 60 of complications from a stroke she suffered last year, her manager said.
Snow released 16 albums, composed more than 100 songs and was...
| May 8, 2011
Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks co-chair one of L.A.'s quirkier show business traditions: the Shakespeare Center's annual fundraiser, "Simply Shakespeare." Now in its 21st year, the benefit, a celeb-studded reading of "The Merry Wives of Windsor," comes to...
| May 5, 2011
| 4:17 PM
"Sometimes I lie awake at night and wonder,
Where the years have gone."
— Jackson Browne
I turn 60 this month. Looking back at an entire life of living and loving in Laguna, it still seems just a short memory ago that I was learning to tie...
| Aug 14, 2010
Richie Hayward, the drummer and a founding member of Little Feat, a celebrated rock band that arrived on the music scene in Los Angeles with its distinctively eclectic sound in the early 1970s, has died. He was 64.
For the record:...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 5:24 PM
Editor's note: This adds the second sentence to the paragraph starting, "I serve on the 'quiet zone' task force...".
"Walking slow down the avenue,¿¿¿through my old neighborhood…"
— Jackson Browne
I seem to be out walking more these...
| Jul 8, 2011
It's a hot, bone-dry, blue-skied day in the hills above Los Angeles — the kind of crystalline morning one might expect to see Neil Young, Joni Mitchell and the Byrds' Gene Clark relaxing on a redwood deck strumming acoustic guitars.
But the guys...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 7:40 AM
With the summer concert season in full swing, we're still learning about new local shows. Today's big news is that Sade and John Legend are set to visit Scope in Norfolk on Sept. 12.
Sade, the singer whose soft-and-sultry style represents an artful brand...