| Feb 7, 2010
It's the night after New Year's Eve and hundreds of kids are crammed into the Smell, the downtown DIY tabernacle of the Los Angeles avant-garde. A sweating mass of art students, skate punks and subterranean scene staples ecstatically moshes to a...
| Jun 6, 2010
Ariel Pink seems quintessentially L.A. He's lived virtually his entire life in Los Angeles and can't imagine living anywhere else. He's written songs with titles like "Beverly Kills" and "Life in L.A.," and echoes of the city's musical past reverberate...
| Sep 29, 2010
| 2:15 PM
Fans fell in love with Buddy Jewell on Nashville Star crowning him their favorite in 2002. Success was a long time a comin' for the entertainer who battled rejection for many years on Nashville's Music Row. These days, the country music singer continues...
| Jul 14, 2010
| 8:20 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Grammy-nominated singer Jewel played a foolish game of sorts on patrons at a Los Angeles-area karaoke bar.
Jewel went undercover as "Karen" -- a meek-looking brunette dressed in a business suit and glasses. She and her co-workers, all...
| Jul 28, 2010
Ben Keith, a veteran steel guitarist who played on Patsy Cline's 1961 hit "I Fall to Pieces" before befriending Neil Young and going on to play on more than a dozen of the Canadian rocker's albums, has died. He was 73.
| Aug 22, 2010
Part of a series of occasional articles.
Two weeks ago, rock band Arcade Fire landed the No. 1 spot on the Billboard charts with its third album, "The Suburbs." For the band's devoted fans as well as some online music prognosticators, hitting the top...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 8:46 PM
The Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce hosts an after-hours business mixer from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Best Western Newport-Mesa Inn, 2642 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa. Member for chamber members. $10 for non-members. For more...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Spa Soiree And Trunk Show
The Resort at Pelican Hill spa hosts a spa soiree that features Natura Bissť, a Spanish beauty line, from 5 to
7:30 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Complimentary consultations with skincare professionals...
| Feb 12, 2011
| 3:45 PM
Allensworth performs at Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. The free show is from 3 to 7 p.m. and is 21 and older only. For more information, call (949) 675-4444.
Valentine's Benefit Dinner
| Feb 15, 2011
| 12:09 PM
It seems that this is the role he was born to play.
For "American Idol" finalist Constantine Maroulis, portraying a would-be rock star has meant critical acclaim, a Tony nomination and … unbearably freezing temperatures.
Hopefully that last...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 8:13 PM
Dance At Commonwealth
DJ Ron Sleezy and DJ Robby Soul perform at Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. The free show starts at 9:30 p.m. For more information, call (949) 675-4444.
The Fur Flies perform at...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 7:17 AM
Can "Dancing With the Stars" top the Bristol factor?
That's the challenge the popular ABC competition now faces after a widely discussed 11th season that had much of the public marveling -- not always in a complimentary way -- at the staying power of...