| May 16, 2012
| 9:32 PM
For the "American Idol" Top 3, Joshua Ledet was handed Etta James' classic "I'd Rather Go Blind" and Mary J. Blige's "No More Drama" and then personally chose John Lennon's "Imagine."...
| May 29, 2012
| 4:37 PM
It's not uncommon to find a treasure trove of music memorabilia up for bidding from Julien's Auctions. But, starting June 23, music lovers can bid on the actual tomb that once held the body of Elvis Presley. Among the finds up for auction beginning June...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 11:23 AM
Cotton Mather, Kon Tiki (Star Apple Kingdom label)
Gosh, was I amazed to read that Cotton Mather had amassed enough cash (through online donations) to reissue its 1997 album Kontiki. This is one of those CDs that I cherished because I thought if I lost...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 6:56 AM
Patricia Ann Dillon, 67, of Charlevoix, died peacefully on April 1, 2012, at the Vital Care Hiland Cottage in Petoskey.
Pat was born April 13, 1944, in Charlevoix, the second youngest child of James and Alice Sherwood. A graduate of Charlevoix High,...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 6:19 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Screenwriter Joe Eszterhas has released an audiotape of Mel Gibson recorded at the actor's home in Costa Rica in December, according to TheWrap.
On the recording, obtained by TheWrap, Gibson can be heard screaming epithets at his house...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 12:41 PM
John “Jack” Ewald’s life was full of interesting coincidences and connections through his work as a Methodist pastor and his community involvement.
There were many times when things seemed to come full circle, said his wife, Barbara...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 5:17 AM
Paul McCartney has insisted Yoko Ono was not to blame for the Beatles split in 1970 – and says John Lennon would have left the band anyway. In an interview to mark his 70th birthday, to be broadcast next month, McCartney tells Sir David Frost:...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 1:26 PM
Let Them Do the Driving Limo Tour of Santa Barbara Wine Country
Take a 5-hour chauffeured limousine tour of Santa Barbara wine country, visiting 3 top wineries in towns like Los Olivos and Solvang Between wineries, sip champagne in your 8-person...
| May 16, 2012
| 7:34 PM
Monday night’s audience loved writer/director Nicole Antonia Carson’s I’m Saving It for Paul at the outdoor Red venue, and the show about one (almost) 19-year-old’s quest to lose her virginity to the most Fab of the Fab Four gets a...
| May 17, 2012
| 11:59 AM
It's the "American Idol" Top 3 - Joshua Ledet, Phillip Phillips and Jessica Sanchez. When they are introduced, Jessica is rocking a purple ball gown like Miss America Barbie. So pretty! And Josh looks sharp as always. Phillip, whose style is fine, that'...
| May 21, 2012
| 10:23 AM
It’s not even June. But already this calendar year we’ve lost a gut-wrenching list of people who’ve impacted the music world: impresarios Don Cornelius and Dick Clark, R&B legends Johnny Otis and Etta James, the incomparable Band...
| May 23, 2012
| 5:35 AM
May 26 – 31, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org
In Denis Johnson's 1985 post-apocalyptic novel Fiskadoro, the world has experienced a catastrophic nuclear event, and pockets of civilization fashion a...