| Mar 5, 2012
Emily Blunt wants to jump off a building.
Don’t worry; she’s just talking about taking on an action role, which she hasn’t had a chance to do yet. “Something where I have to wear a wire,” the English actress says with a...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 3:19 PM
‘Delightful’ doesn't seem quite enough to describe Leah Chase, who's been cooking away at Dooky Chase’s Restaurant for the past 66 years. Personally, I'd add ‘witty,’ ‘humble,’ definitely ‘hard-working&...
| Dec 25, 2011
Pity the rubes. Those wayward tourists who dawdle in their cars and tour buses along Beachwood Drive, enraging the locals as they haltingly seek that perfect Hollywood sign photo op — they know not what they do. Maybe you're not from this...
| Apr 14, 2012
Shortly after being hired about a decade ago to up the ante of musical talent offered at the Orange County Fair's summer concert series in Costa Mesa, veteran talent buyer Ken Phebus rolled out his schedule for the fair's board. But one of the...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 7:45 AM
Country music legend Willie Nelson will bring his honeyed voice and battered guitar to Newport News in May, promoters announced Friday.
Nelson will play the Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News on May 18. Tickets -- which range in price from...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 7:50 AM
Bonnie Raitt and Mavis Staples will join forces at a concert in Portsmouth scheduled for Wednesday, June 13, promoters announced Monday.
Tickets for the show at the nTelos amphitheate¿r at Harbor Center go on sale Wednesday, Feb. 8. They will be priced...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 11:26 AM
Step into Jax Bar & Grill on Brand Boulevard any night that Steve Johnson’s Jazz Legacy band is on the stand and you’ll quickly notice the quintet’s full sound. Johnson’s trombone and Carl Randle’s tenor saxophone coalesce...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 4:42 PM
RICHMOND – Women would have to undergo an ultrasound and be offered the results of that procedure before they receive an abortion in Virginia under a bill approved Thursday by the Senate Education and Health Committee.
As a part of the state's...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 8:25 PM
Dale Beech Schrock, 71, of Somerset, died Jan. 19, 2012 at Oak Hill Hospital, Brooksville, Fla. after a courageous fight with cancer. Born June 27, 1940 in Somerset, he was the son of the late Ray Charles Schrock and Freda E. (Daily) Schrock. Also...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 1:35 PM
1) Legends in Concert: Elvis Presley, Celine Dion, Michael Jackson, Ray Charles and The Blues Brothers, $15-$40. Thurs. Fox Theater, Mashantucket.
2) Motown Review, Fri. 9:30 p.m. The Iron Frog Tavern, Simsbury.
3) 7 Bridges-The Ultimate Eagles Tribute,...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 9:35 AM
3.5 stars (out of 4)
In the days leading up to the release of his major-label debut album, “Channel Orange” (Def Jam), R&B singer Frank Ocean announced that five years ago, when he was 19, he fell deeply in love with a man.
| Jul 20, 2012
| 6:43 AM
Think of The Blues Brothers as the original soul revival act -- beating Amy Winehouse to the punch by a couple of decades. While the fictional band's concept and impact has been watered down by time and some awful sequels, the original film's still great....