| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Kelly Clarkson brought her "Stronger" tour to Los Angeles, and with it invited guests including Blake Shelton, Reba McEntire, Tamyra Grey, and Michelle Branch. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts was there to review the concert....
| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Dick Clark: As the music and TV industry mourns the passing of "America's oldest living teenager," who died on Wednesday of a heart attack at the age of 82, we remember the indelible mark Dick Clark left on pop music....
| Apr 26, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Yes, Tyler Hilton played a singer on the television show “One Tree Hill.” But his show Wednesday at Allentown’s Crocodile Rock Café showed he’s no actor capitalizing on his fame to be a singer. Tyler Hilton Hilton, 28, who played.....
| Apr 18, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Coachella 2012 continues on Friday, April 20 in Indio, California. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts offers a few tips on bands to see, such as Gotye, Flying Lotus and (of course) the Tupac hologram....
| Apr 9, 2012
| 4:38 PM
In a show that featured thrilling renditions of some of his most durable songs, the R&B star also demonstrated the deep fertility of his signature sound. When the-Dream removed one of his chunky gold necklaces Saturday night at the El......
| Mar 18, 2012
| 2:26 PM
Band name: BJ the Chicago Kid
Sound: BJ, born Bryan Sledge, does Chicago's rich soul tradition proud on his latest album, "Pineapple Now-Laters," veering between socially conscious head-nodders (a cover of War's 1972 anthem "The World Is a Ghetto") and...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 1:36 AM
“Twenty-three skidoo, hepcat. You’re the cat’s pajamas.”
That’s what I would say to my dad when I was a teenager and he would tell me stories, in all the swingin’ lingo of his salad days, about the late 1940s, back...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Universal Orlando has released its lineup for Mardi Gras concerts, which begin Feb. 11 with the B-52s, and include a variety of acts ranging from the legendary Diana Ross to teen TV sensations Big Time Rush to rapper B.o.B to the ever-present KC & the...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 5:53 PM
An experienced presence in her native New Zealand, Kimbra bent American ears -- and quite a few of them -- earlier this year as the female voice on Gotye's Hot 100-topping "Somebody That I Used to Know." But that acoustic quirk-pop hit only hints at a bit...
| May 30, 2012
| 7:30 PM
Athletic Awards Breakfast
The Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce presents the 51st annual Athletic Awards Breakfast. Newport Harbor High alum and two-time Olympic gold medalist Misty May-Treanor will be the special guest speaker. The awards...
| May 31, 2012
| 2:57 PM
The new Laguna Gallery of Contemporary Art will open its doors on Friday and host its First Thursdays Art Walk reception from 6 to 9 p.m. June 7.
"The gallery was created by two gallery owners / gallery directors to bring contemporary work of the highest...
| May 31, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Local Author at Newport Bookstore
Adam Prince, a class of 1993 graduate from Newport Harbor High School, will read from his new collection of short stories, "The Beautiful Wishes of Ugly Men," as well as sign copies of the book. The event is from...