| Feb 14, 2011
| 7:59 AM
Cupid by Amy Winehouse
Valentino by Diane Birch
Amor by Ben E. King
True by Spandau Ballet
Need You Now by Lady Antebellum
Happy Valentine's Day by Outkast
I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston
Let's Stay Together by Al...
| May 29, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Nicole Frechette was sitting on her porch in Nashville fixing lunch when the Advocate called. It's a few days before the Madison native is heading into the studio to put the finishing touches on her album, Listen Here, due out on June 4, partially paid...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 6:54 AM
Suddenly, country-singing Australians seem to have a thing for Hampton.
Tonight, July 26, Keith Urban plays Hampton Coliseum. Next week, the less famous but still excellent McClymonts will perform a free show at Hampton's Peninsula Town Centre.
| Sep 23, 2011
| 5:33 AM
Resident X Factor expert Josh Ridgway will be blogging about the US version of The X Factor on FOX this season. You can also follow Josh on Twitter: @JoshFactor.
Night two of ‘The X Factor’ featured auditions from two of my favorite cities:...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 5:17 AM
Automatically from the get-go this blog has me excited me to write. Why? Because I got to subtitle it “Moves Like Jagger,” which also happens to be one of my favorite songs right now and my current ring tone.
There’s just something...
| May 22, 2011
From Refugee Camp to Poker Champ
Jerry Yang with Mark Tabb
Yang's memoir of becoming a world-class poker champion starts with his family, along with thousands of other Hmong, fleeing their Laotian homeland during the Vietnam...
| Jan 31, 2010
Day Out of Days
Alfred A. Knopf: 282 pp., $25.95
You can construct a body out of the stories, poems and inside-the-head dialogues in Sam Shepard's "Day Out of Days" -- as in that game, Exquisite Corpse. You fold up the paper and...
| Oct 14, 2007
They arrive by land, air and sea, with visions of the good life dancing in their heads. At first, their numbers are so small as to be barely noticeable. But within a few years they may end up taking over your street, your colonia, practically your...
| Feb 12, 2009
| 2:20 PM
The 22-year-old California native attended Westlake Village's Oaks Christian School and is now Nashville-based. She cites Patsy Cline as a big influence and says she listens to a lot of country and pop music. Another country star the young brunette...
| Jan 18, 2010
| 9:34 PM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan 17 - 23, in PDF format This week's TV Movies SERIES Shatner's Raw Nerve: Jason Alexander sits down with William Shatner (7 p.m. Biography). American Idol: Auditions continue in......
| Sep 21, 2008
Dolly Parton is at her most delightful when she's laughing at her own jokes. Perched on a leather chair in the den of producer Bob Greenblatt's gorgeous Craftsman home in the Hollywood Hills on a mild September day, the 62-year-old country music queen...
| Jan 19, 2010
| 9:33 PM
It was slim pickings in Chicago -- only 13 contestants went through to Hollywood, most of them girls -- and for once, it was Ryan Seacrest who looked bored. Even fainting spells (Amy Lang, pictured) and crying fits couldn't amp up the energy on this...