| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:34 AM
Oh, "American Idol" Season 12. Where else would the show premiere but in "The City That Never Sleeps," and New York offered up its biggest and brightest budding stars.
Enter the judges: Randy Jackson, country heartthrob Keith Urban and the two "ladies"...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 6:25 PM
What people go through to live their lives — war and terror, disease and pain, poverty and hunger, long journeys across continents and oceans, loss and heartbreak — always leaves me awed and humbled. You hear a story, like the one I’m...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 9:43 AM
“The Voice” threw us another curve ball last night — for those (me included) that thought two more contestants would be cut this week, oh, were we wrong.
There will be not two, but three finalists next week, which means only one...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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......
| 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,......
| Sep 6, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Allentown Fair chose country music’s best before the Country Music Association did. The CMA on Wednesday announced its list of nominees for the 46th annual CMA Awards, to be given away 8 p.m. Nov. 1 on ABC-TV, and two of......