| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Senegalese music legend Youssou N'Dour, who helped spearhead the opposition campaign to oust former President Abdoulaye Wade, has gotten his political reward. He has been named minister for culture and tourism....
| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The Swedish pop star Robyn will join Richard Branson, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and thousands of others in an attempt to document their everyday lives as part of a photography project....
| Sep 12, 2012
| 5:48 AM
You're more likely to find Pete Wentz behind a laptop than a guitar these days.
In addition to his role as one half of the L.A.-based electronic duo Black Cards, the former Fall Out Boy bassist spends his time DJ-ing at clubs and parties (and the...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 11:58 AM
Monday, October 15
Angels & Airwaves - Everything's Magic
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Phenomena
Weezer - Burndt Jamb
We Are Scientists - Tonight
The Killers - When You Were Young
Friday, September 28
Rancid – Ruby Soho
Specials – A...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 4:43 AM
Robyn Harr's teen daughter told deputies that her mom had been drunk and was "being nasty all day," reports Will Greenlee in his Off the Beat blog for TCPalm.com in Stuart.
The teen also reported that her 38-year-old mom had been blasting a Rihanna...
| May 7, 2012
| 8:28 AM
1 star (out of 4)
Birds chirp, woodwinds trill, Damon Albarn sings ever so gently over pastoral guitar. In the mold of British eccentrics such as Julian Cope and Robyn Hitchcock, Albarn turns the opening tracks on his soundtrack for the English opera...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 5:59 PM
Welcome back, Kelly Hogan.
More than a decade after the release of her last solo effort, "Because It Feel Good," the singer makes a long-overdue return to the spotlight with her excellent new album, "I Like to Keep Myself in Pain," a gorgeous effort...
| 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...
| Jun 11, 2012
*** (out of four)
It's easy to underestimate the magnitude of Usher's pop stardom. He doesn't draw attention like Lady Gaga, put out music as often as Rihanna, or boast as rabid a fan base as his protegé Justin Bieber. But Usher is, in fact, a very big...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 9:17 AM
“There is a town in north Ontario,” begins one of Neil Young’s most famous songs, “Helpless.”
The north-Ontario town is called Omemee, and it’s where Young’s latest movie with director Jonathan Demme begins....
| Sep 17, 2012
**1/2 (out of four)
There was something about “Call Me Maybe,” as it slowly crept its way to universally beloved hit status, that made people assume its singer Carly Rae Jepsen was destined for the dreaded ranks of one-hit wonders. Whether it...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 2:13 PM
A compound in Malibu owned by divorced couple Mel Gibson and Robyn Moore Gibson has sold for $9,261,250.
Described as an "old world hacienda," the main house features hand-painted details, stone and hardwood floors, several fireplaces, six bedrooms and...