| Mar 9, 2012
| 3:09 PM
In a couple of weeks, hordes will descend upon Miami again. It seems people are always mobbing Miami — for international art fairs, for Martin Luther King Jr.weekend, for sporting events, and of course, for those famed beaches, which always seem...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Frank Ocean made a bold, career-defining decision ahead of his 2012 debut album. Before "Channel Orange" was released, the R&B singer silenced the growing speculation about his sexual orientation.
In a poignant letter, posted on Tumblr and initially...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:14 PM
| May 12, 2014
| 10:05 AM
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I weep for The Bravery. I don’t weep for Scissor Sisters. But I salute that, despite being a few years removed from its biggest hits, Canadian electro-funk duo Chromeo remains a survivor of the mid-‘00s wave of buzz bands....
| Mar 30, 2014
| 8:17 AM
Footwear phenom Nicholas Kirkwood has been in L.A., soaking up the sunshine and mingling with his star fans.
The British shoe designer made big news late last year when luxury conglomerate LVMH acquired a stake in his 10-year-old brand. He was...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Daft Punk's multiple wins at Sunday's Grammy Awards, where the hipster-beloved French duo scored coveted trophies for album and record of the year, no doubt led some viewers to turn to Google with a question: "Who is Daft Punk?"
Pop fans familiar with...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Downtown Thursdays wraps up its 2013 summer season (yes, already) with a visit from Lovewhip, from Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. They play funky, electro-jams with frontwoman and guitarist "Empress Erin" Harpe instigating the inevitable dance party. They'...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky have purchased a Malibu estate from actors Paul Hogan and Linda Kozlowski for $4.8 million.
The remodeled home, built in 1992 and set on an acre, has ocean views, vaulted ceilings and a library. A Victorian exterior...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:41 AM
Chicago’s best non-gay gay bar, Berlin, celebrates 30 years as the epicenter of pansexual nightclub parties with a week of events that resurrects some of the most popular themes from the club’s iconic history.
In a rare interview with the...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 1:28 PM
Pardon my cynicism: Spending hundreds to reserve a table at an oceanfront hotel serving expensive champagne I won't be able to taste two hours in isn't my idea of a fabulous New Year's Eve.
I like to party at venues that don't close, with people I know,...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 9:22 PM
A dozen records into a 30-plus-year career and the British synth-pop duo Pet Shop Boys sound as vital, catchy and frustrated as ever.
Modern without feeling forced and filled with the melodic bounce that typifies their best work, "Electric," in a word,...
| 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...