| Jun 6, 2011
| 2:06 PM
Singer-songwriter Jason Spooner and the melodic rock act Scars on 45 will perform a free outdoor concert at the Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg on July 1, organizers announced Monday, June 6.
The concert is presented by The Tide WTYD-FM (92.3) and...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 4:38 PM
[seven-degrees] rocked April 1 — no fooling.
The annual Art Stars Awards included a short set by Lee Rocker, recipient of the Laguna Beach Alliance for the Arts' Visionary of the Year award, for his influence on the revival of rockabilly. Rocker's...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 12:23 AM
EDISON, N.J. -- Phoebe Snow, the bluesy singer-songwriter known for her song "Poetry Man," died on Tuesday at age 60 of complications from a stroke she suffered last year, her manager said.
Snow released 16 albums, composed more than 100 songs and was...
| Dec 22, 2010
| 4:06 PM
Huntington Surf & Sport is slashing prices the day after Christmas. The doors open Sunday at 8 a.m. at all four Huntington Beach locations. Almost everything in the store (excluding surfboards and wetsuits) are reduced 20% to 50% Sunday through Tuesday....
| Oct 13, 2010
| 10:19 AM
Another opening, another show ... but this time, the show leaves the Great White Way for 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
The recurring PBS series "In Performance at the White House" has become known for themed programs that span a wide range of music, and...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 4:47 PM
Last week, I spoke on the phone with one of the pop music industry's rising stars. And from what I could tell, he was the one who envied me.
The star in question was Nick Bailey, guitarist for the Huntington Beach band Runner Runner, which appeared...
| Jan 28, 2011
Editor's Note: Numerous instances of plagiarism have been discovered in Dan Kimber’s “Education Matters” column, which ran in the News- Press from September 2003 to September 2011. In those columns where plagiarism has been found, a...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 2:24 PM
Win six Grammys and get nominated for a seventh. Add three Emmys to the pile. You’d think that would make you a household name.
The name is Kevin Charles Brandon (aka Brandino). Have you heard of him? Neither have most of the people with whom he...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 11:41 AM
There's probably no better time for Hartford to land a visit from singer-songwriter Jason Isbell, who's performing at the Wadsworth Atheneum with Amanda Shires on June 8.
Isbell's star is on the rise. He and his band, the 400 Unit, just scored four award...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 11:53 AM
There's an old Paul Simon tune called "One Man's Ceiling Is Another Man's Floor."
The title sentiment can be taken literally — the song, on the surface, is about squabbling apartment tenants — but it can also be taken to mean that what seems...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 11:55 PM
Before the movie started, I happened to ask a woman sitting next to me what her favorite movie was. She was embarrassed to tell me it was Dirty Dancing.
I think one of the things that works about that film is the romance being believable. A young girl...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 10:44 AM
Jaime Chambers joins Fox 5 San Diego as a reporter arriving from our sister station, KTLA.
Grandson of legendary KTLA reporter Stan Chambers, Jaime joined KTLA as a news intern after attending college in Santa Barbara where he studied biology and...