| May 19, 2012
| 11:10 PM
Bonnie Raitt claimed she was “intimidated” by the Chicago Theatre, but that hardly seemed the case Saturday in the first of two sold-out concerts at the Loop landmark.
Raitt’s wisecracks, several at her own expense, and genial banter...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:32 PM
First published on Dec. 25, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012.
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...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 5:28 PM
A local Marine returned to his wife and children in Rockwood from his fourth deployment Aug. 18 with a Bronze Star Medal.
Gunnery Sgt. Nathan Hostetter earned the medal for meritorious service.
"He said he was going to keep humble about it," his...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 3:58 PM
The Hagerstown Community College Alumni Association will host the U.S. Navy Commodores as part of its annual Red, White and Blue Summer Concert Series on Saturday, Sept. 8, at 4:30 p.m., at HCC’s Alumni Amphitheater.
The band features 18 of the...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Mitt Romney officially clinched the GOP presidential nomination Tuesday when a majority of delegates to the Republican National Convention supported his candidacy.
To roaring cheers in the packed Tampa Bay Times Forum, the delegation from New Jersey...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 4:24 AM
On July 4, Americans celebrate their American-ness. What does that mean, exactly? Here's a playlist of songs that consider, probe, critique and salute different sides of the American experience.
Compiled with help from my colleague Mike Holtzclaw, the...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 6:31 AM
Yard Sale on Sat. July 7 from 7AM-12PM. (turn onto Mill Ln off of Main St. Go straight through 4 way stop sign. Ashley Dr. is the first street on right. *NO EARLY BIRDS!!!!!!!!!!*
Some of the items for sale are:
Tons of girls baby clothes sizes 3/6 mo...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 7:18 PM
Area residents are invited to indulge in a sweet evening of chocolate when Mainstreet Waynesboro Inc. holds its seventh annual Chocolate Extravaganza on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Waynesboro Country Club.
Organizers have planned an elegant evening...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 7:55 AM
Anyone who doubted the vitality of big-band jazz in the 21st century should have cruised the Chicago area on Saturday, when two of the city's finest ensembles offered distinctive ways of re-evaluating tradition.
Though each concert had its minor flaws,...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Awards handed out Sunday before the evening Grammy Awards telecast sometimes set the stage for what happens during the national TV broadcast. This year, the Black Keys got the momentum rolling by having a hand in three awards early on, including rock...
| Feb 14, 2013
Former editor of the Los Angeles Times magazine
Michael Parrish, 67, who oversaw the reinvention of the Sunday magazine in the Los Angeles Times in the mid-1980s, died Friday of liver failure while under hospice care in the Los Angeles...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 10:46 AM
The death of esteemed Chicago pianist Ken Chaney in December, at age 73, caught his fans by surprise and left a hole in the city's musical life.
As bandleader, he presided over such distinctive ensembles as the funk-tinged Ken Chaney Xperience, which...