| Jul 19, 2011
| 3:52 AM
Keith Urban's new album, "Get Closer," had an inauspicious start.
The guitars he had long used — some for 20 years — and that he counted as a key component of each recording session, as vital as some of his musicians, were all under water....
| Jul 20, 2011
| 11:51 AM
The Greenbrier Classic
What: This PGA tour event is part of the FedExCup series. The golf tournament will take place on the Old White Course at The Greenbrier, a historic resort. Tour golfers expected to participate include defending champion Stuart...
| May 11, 2012
| 4:43 AM
Tattoos aren't just for outlaws anymore.
Maybe they never were, but for years, popular culture suggested otherwise. Just think of the movies: Robert Mitchum's homicidal preacher in "The Night of the Hunter," with "Love" and "Hate" tattooed on his...
| May 25, 2012
| 2:12 PM
In an effort to make guests' experiences more "distinctive," the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, N.J., is undergoing a $51 million face-lift that includes refurbishing poker and guest rooms.
The Borgata opened in 2003, but hotel officials...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 4:00 AM
The week ended and Michael Lohan still doesn't have a place for his party. Boo hoo. His much promoted party was so toxic it was canceled within hours of its announcement on this blog. In other news, the Dew Tour is expected to draw over 50,000 people to...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 5:03 AM
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
Cowboys & Aliens
Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Mongo Wrestling Alliance (season finale; 12:15 a.m. Monday; Adult Swim)
There’s Something Wrong With Aunt Diane (special; 9 p.m. Monday; HBO)
The A-List: New York...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 11:40 AM
It's a good week for music in the region. Pretty much every day has a a major headliner perform in Baltimore or nearby. There's three country music acts (Emmylou Harris, Keith Urban, Dolly Parton), a corporate punk rock show (Vans Warped) and one that's...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 7:14 AM
When Hunter Hayes, the 20-year-old sensation just nominated as the Academy of Country Music's Best New Artist, has a day to himself, the first thing he does is find a music store. "I'm obsessed with gear," Hayes said recently on the phone. Look at the...
| May 21, 2009
| 4:22 AM
So who's it going to be? Kris Allen? Adam Lambert? One of these two is going to win American Idol tonight. Well, eventually.Host Ryan Seacrest tells us that nearly 100 million votes were cast last night and that for the season,......
| Mar 11, 2010
| 4:22 AM
On tonight's American Idol, I'm hoping to hear much less about what kind of artists these people are going to be and more good singing. (But seriously, if they wanted people who already knew what kind artists they were, then......
| Sep 12, 2014
| 10:41 AM
Nicole Kidman's father, clinical psychologist and researcher Tony Kidman, died in Singapore on Friday morning.
"Nicole and her family are in shock by the sudden death of her father," a rep for the "Moulin Rouge" actress said Friday. "She appreciates the...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:55 AM
Keith Urban spoke out regarding events at his recent Boston concert on Thursday, the same day an 18-year-old Boston man was charged with raping a 17-year-old at that Saturday show.
"My team and I were horrified to learn of the events reported in Boston...