| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Beloved singer Morrissey has been teasing fans for close to two years with news that he's penned a 660-page memoir. The catch is, it doesn't seem to have a publisher -- or didn't, until an exchange at a concert this week.
Is the Morrissey memoir...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:15 AM
When you leave "Ode to a Hippie," a "site-specific environment" by Virgil Marti in the Wadsworth's Matrix Gallery, you are at a loss. What, exactly, is a hippie? Where's the ode? Who moved my cheese?
These and other questions flutter in the air behind...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Singer Morrissey has certainly got some stories to tell. But the 660-page book that promised to share at least a few of his secrets has been pulled on the eve of its publication in the U.K.
Morrissey's "Autobiography" was said to be slated for...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 4:24 PM
On full display at Reading’s Sovereign Performing Arts Center was the fanatical devotion that dark new wave crooner Morrissey inspires. A near sellout crowd constantly shouted its love. Most every song was rewarded with enthusiastic applause; only...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:26 AM
Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. MARSHALL CRENSHAW & BOTTLE ROCKETS When Marshall Crenshaw was making such wonderful (and far too underappreciated) pop-rock such as “Someday, Someway,” “Cynical Girl” and “...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 7:21 AM
"Morrissey 25: Live": Earlier this year, this charming man filmed a career-spanning gig at Hollywood High School in Los Angeles — a more-intimate venue than the venerable Smiths frontman usually plays — and kept the between-song...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Johnny Marr sometimes bristles when people bring up the Smiths. It was, after all, nearly 30 years ago that Marr, then only 23, left that group, and the guitarist has spent the past decades busy with a fruitful series of new bands and projects. Still,...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Sat., Oct. 6, at 8 p.m. $42. Palace Theater, 100 East Main St., Waterbury. (203) 346-2000, palacetheaterct.org.
Last week, pop singer and lyricist Morrissey was in the news when he rushed to the assistance of an elderly woman who had...
| Feb 28, 2013
Burger review: Kuma's Too
666 W. Diversey Parkway 773-472-2666
Rating: !!!! (out of four)
It is a widely held belief that the best burgers in Chicago are found in a heavy metal bar on the far northwest neighborhood of Avondale serving patties named...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 7:22 PM
Chris and Heather’s 2012 Country Calendar Show: Artist Heather McAdams’ annual calendar of country stars is brought to life with performances by Scott Ligon and Kelly Hogan (as George Jones and Tammy Wynette), the Possum Hollow Boys (Lonzo and...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 9:45 PM
Here are the most notable box sets of the season in rock and pop:
Beach Boys, “The Smile Sessions” (Capitol/EMI, $137): Review HERE.
Leonard Cohen, “The Complete Columbia Albums Collection” (Columbia/Legacy, $170): How much...
| Dec 3, 2010
| 4:33 AM
Among the off-the-beaten-path ideas are biographies of Keith Richards, Frank Sinatra, Rosanne Cash and Patti Smith, a Michael Jackson video collection, Coachella and Warped Tour-related gifts, and the ultimate Miles Davis collection. Keith Richards,...