| Sep 12, 2012
| 2:17 PM
It's dangerous to drive while listening to HB Surround Sound's latest release, "Get Your Dance On," because that's exactly what listeners will want to do.
The album, which was released Sept. 4, features 10 original songs. Genres range from ska to pop-...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 10:05 AM
Matisyahu has returned with a new record, Spark Seeker, and considerably less facial hair. Did you recognize him? Anyway, Spark Seeker is quite good, a catchy collection perfect for summer. Let "Live Like a Warrior" get you through today to the weekend....
| Nov 18, 2012
| 12:40 PM
What does Oscar-nominated actor and former Evanston Township High School student Michael Shannon plan on doing as the most high-profile film of his career, "Man of Steel" — which co-stars Russell Crowe, Amy Adams, Kevin Costner and, in the role of...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 5:04 PM
“Zarkana” by Cirque du Soleil: preview performances begin Oct. 25; premieres Nov. 8
Saturdays – Thursdays:
“Donn Arden’s Jubilee!”
Wednesdays – Sundays:
| Jun 24, 2011
| 4:22 AM
Hasidic Jewish reggae-rapper Matisyahu, who Sunday will play a show at Allentown’s Crocodile Rock Café, says he remembers fondly his last trip to the Queen City – to play last year’s Mayfair festival. Matisyahu headlined last year’...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 4:22 AM
When Matisyahu started working on his first studio album since 2009’s “Light,” he encountered the dichotomy that pervades the life of a reggae-rapping, devoutly religious Hasidic Jew. He wanted to make an album based on the Torah’s...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 4:23 PM
The music of NeedToBreathe is hard to classify. Its rollicking rock akin to Bruce Springsteen. It’s a soaring sound-alike for Kings of Leon. And it’s the alternative adult contemporary of Augustana. In the past five years, NeedToBreathe has...
| Aug 13, 2011
| 4:23 PM
Today, I'm a happy Festblogger: The platzes feature a pair of bands that have been in heavy rotation on my mp3 player since I heard them two Musikfests ago. Three Legged Fox (Town Square, 10:30 p.m.) is a great reggae-rock......
| Feb 6, 2011
In early September 2010, Bruno Mars found himself sitting in the posh lounge of North Hollywood's Larrabee Studios, a high-tech temple designed for creating pop-music smashes. Platinum discs from artists who've recorded there line Larrabee's walls, and in...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 11:31 AM
Rabbi Andrew Shugerman
Other job experience: Rabbinic fellow for Jewish Theological Seminary
Education: Degree in near eastern and Judaic studies, Brandeis University; master's degree in Jewish education, JTS
Personal: Age 32. Born in Washington, D.C....