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Liz Phair

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  • Liz Phair picks a fight

    Liz Phair picks a fight
    Liz Phair is a sellout. And a copycat, and a Sheryl Crow and an Avril Lavigne, but most of all, a former hero. So says the naggy, invisible Greek chorus of former and current fans, purists, naysayers, and kneejerk critics who greet every record she's put...
  • An education in politics

    An education  in politics
    On the first day of kindergarten at Grace and St. Peter's School, a quiet girl was sitting alone, a new student in a room of boisterous children. • Stephanie Rawlings marched up, introduced herself and took charge: "You're going to play with us...
  • An air of creative writing

    An air of creative writing
    How do you write Lin's Bin? Lin's Bin starts with a question. Is it OK to compliment a woman on her breasts? Where does the time go? Why are teenagers so cranky? The questions come from clueless frat boys, from wistful mothers, from grade school kids...
  • Taylor Ho Bynum Premieres His Prince Project at Real Art Ways in Hartford

    Taylor Ho Bynum Premieres His Prince Project at Real Art Ways in Hartford
    Taylor Ho Bynum Ensemble: The Prince Project World Premiere Feb. 2, 7:30 p.m., $10-$15, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org   Franz Liszt did it. So did Gustav Mahler, the Rolling Stones, John Lennon, Anthony...
  • Damon & Naomi Perform at Willimantic Records on March 23

    Damon & Naomi Perform at Willimantic Records on March 23
    Galaxie 500 released three records before promptly disbanding in 1991, leaving behind a compact, respectable legacy that has earned praise from Liz Phair and Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore. Much like their revered forebears in the Velvet Underground, it's...
  • Maxwell cancels summer tour, including two Staples Center dates

     
    R&B singer Maxwell has been forced to cancel his six-date summer tour, including its two Staples Center dates July 20 and 21, after the singer's doctor recommended that he give his vocal cords a rest....
  • Liz Phair on new record: 'I'm going to get this one right'

     
    Liz Phair is working on a new album. "My fantasy is that this comes out on Matador," she says, referring to the independent that released her first three albums, including the career-defining "Exile in Guyville." Liz Phair resurfaces with music on the...
  • Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart christen 'Who Shot Rock & Roll' opening

     
    The opening of the "Who Shot Rock & Roll" photo exhibit at the Annenberg Space for Photography included Ann and Nancy Wilson, founders of Heart, stepping onto a stage to perform a short set of classics....
  • Songwriters: Pen an ode to West Hollywood, win $5,000 in prizes

     
    West Hollywood is looking for a new song to rep its city, and have announced a contest: Write a song with the words "West Hollywood" in the lyrics, win $5,000 in prizes. The Times' Randall Roberts offers some Angeleno tips on topics....
  • Radiohead postpones seven dates in wake of Toronto stage collapse

     
    Radiohead today announced the cancelation of seven upcoming European tour dates, in wake of a stage collapse that killed one and injured three before the band's show in Toronto last Saturday. In a statement, the band said it intends to continue its tour...
  • In rotation: Kelly Hogan's 'I Like to Keep Myself in Pain'

     
    “My name is Frank Sinatra,” sings Kelly Hogan on the M. Ward-penned “Daddy’s Little Girl,” a tune she delivers with gripping drama. And there are 12 more gems on Hogan's "I Like To Keep Myself In Pain."...
  • D'Angelo returning to Los Angeles with House of Blues concert

     
    R&B recluse D'Angelo is in hiding no more. After appearing with the Roots at Bonnaroo in June, the sonic manipulator of funk and soul has booked a surprise July 4 date at West Hollywood's House of Blues, according to promoter Live Nation....