| May 31, 2014
| 6:30 AM
To put Hugh Laurie's two albums in the context with which he's most associated, 2011's "Let Them Talk" was like the pilot episode of a television series: With handsomely arranged renditions of standards such as "After You've Gone" and "St. James...
| May 3, 2014
| 4:21 PM
The video showing “Tiny Hamsters Eating Tiny Burritos” lives up to its title and does not disappoint.
A “chef” carefully crafts the tiny burrito and serves it on a tiny dining table to the tiny hamster, who daintily consumes it....
| Apr 23, 2014
| 8:35 AM
Whiskey sour: At most bars, such a standard drink would be unmemorable. But at Tiny Lounge, a sleek cocktail spot in North Center, the $10 whiskey sour is worthy of attention. A concoction of Rittenhouse rye, lemon juice and house-made simple syrup, it'...
| May 6, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Nominees for the 35th annual Banff World Media Festival Rockie Awards were announced today, honoring excellence in television and media content from around the globe. Nominees in the Serial Drama category, which is currently a shortlist of 25 entries,...
| May 6, 2014
| 4:43 PM
There’s no way around it. The Clintons, as everybody and her mother has pointed out, have baggage. Lots of it. More than any other American political family at this point. And their baggage is relevant at this point for one reason alone: Hillary may...
| May 23, 2014
| 2:00 PM
The day after the premiere of their new comedy, "A Million Ways to Die in the West" — and an after-party that rolled on until 4 a.m. — Seth MacFarlane and Charlize Theron were each recovering in their own ways. He slept in and ate a grilled...
| Apr 11, 2014
An in-demand bassist who studied under Charlie Haden and has performed with a rich roster of talents that includes Ani DiFranco, Andrew Bird, Nels Cline and Scott Amendola, Todd Sickafoose's knotted and lovely 2008 album, "Tiny Resistors," was one of...
| May 22, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Modest Mouse front man Isaac Brock at Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks on Wednesday Photos by Brian Hineline/Special to The Morning Call Indie rock is, by definition, music that’s outside the mainstream, and perhaps not intended to reach everyone or even...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 4:29 PM
The Jewish Mother in the Hilltop area of Virginia Beach closed this week due to financial problems. The future of the live music venue is in question.
The following was posted on the club's Facebook page on Tuesday:
"The rumors are in fact true. The...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Ever wonder just where the South starts? I used to think I knew: at the bottom of Cantrell Hill here in little old Little Rock, Ark., for every morning I leave the highlands and pines, and wind on downtown, where the hardwoods and Dixie start. It starts...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Van Morrison, the famously moody singer-songwriter, once grew annoyed with an interviewer's questions about his craft.
"Nobody asks a bricklayer about laying bricks," he protested. "Why ask me about writing songs? There's no difference."