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  • The Boys are back on stage

    The Boys are back on stage
    As lifelong fans gathered to see the reunited Beach Boys play the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Irvine on June 3, there was an undeniable aura of nostalgia in the endless summer air. After playing a sold-out show at the Hollywood Bowl on June 2, the...
  • 'The Wrecking Crew' doc screening, Q&A in Orange on Oct. 13

    'The Wrecking Crew' doc screening, Q&A in Orange on Oct. 13
    When he decided to put together a home movie about highlights of his dad’s life and career, Denny Tedesco did what a lot of children do at some point in their lives. What distinguished the product of his efforts from the thousands or millions of...
  • City Lights: It's good to have the Boys back

    A few years ago, two of my Canadian cousins were visiting California and stopped back at the house enthused. The cause of their excitement? They had been driving around in their rental car when the Beach Boys' "I Get Around" came on the radio. After...
  • Album of the Week: Dent May, 'Do Things'

    Album of the Week: Dent May, 'Do Things'
    Mississippi native Dent May has genre-jumped from cowboy-psych to ukulele tunes and all around from there. Now the southern eclecticist has put together a record of '80s synth pop, with dinky drum programming, ultra-compressed guitar sounds, puffed-up...
  • South Bend courts hit with fake Sandusky allegations

    South Bend courts hit with fake Sandusky allegations
    WSBT-TV learned Wednesday there have been a rash of fake court filings around the country against former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky ... including paperwork filed this week in federal court here in South Bend. WSBT's Fact Finder...
  • 1962: The year the music changed

    1962: The year the music changed
    The year 1962 did not seem to portend great things in the world of pop music. The brightest lights of '50s music -- including Little Richard, Chuck Berry and Elvis Presley -- were either inactive, in jail, or not making the kind ofrock 'n' roll that made...
  • Review: Beach Boys ride a wave of good vibrations in Virginia Beach

    Review: Beach Boys ride a wave of good vibrations in Virginia Beach
    Beach Boys fans who bought tickets to see the band in Virginia Beach had reason to be excited -- and concerned -- leading up to Tuesday's concert at Farm Bureau Live amphitheater. For the band's 50th anniversary tour, original and early members Al...
  • Free Music Friday! A power-pop jolt from reunited North Carolina band The dB's

    Free Music Friday! A power-pop jolt from reunited North Carolina band The dB's
    The dB's -- one of the greatest, most-overlooked rock bands of the 1980s -- is back together with its original lineup and a new album of fresh material. For me, this is more exciting than the Beach Boys mending fences with Brian Wilson. The new dB's...
  • Dunk-A-Cop fundraiser is back in Laguna Beach

    Dunk-A-Cop fundraiser is back in Laguna Beach
    The Laguna Beach Police Employees Assn. will hold its second annual Dunk-A-Cop fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday on the cobblestones at Main Beach. Proceeds will go toward the Laguna Beach Boys & Girls Club. Last year the association raised...
  • 'The Beach Boys 50: Live in Concert'

    'The Beach Boys 50: Live in Concert'
    This recent performance, recorded in Phoenix, is a good way to catch the seminal pop music group as it's long been known, since headlines later were made with the announcement that veteran members Brian Wilson, Al Jardine and David Marks were leaving...
  • Hansen: Heroes for thinkers in Laguna

    It is easy nowadays to throw around the word hero. There are YouTube hero channels, animal heroes, superheroes of all colors — the list is endless. But have you ever heard of heroes for thinkers? There is such a thing in Laguna Beach. The My Hero...
  • 'Grease' slot machine slides onto the scene

    'Grease' slot machine slides onto the scene
    "Grease" is the word. It's got groove. It's got meaning.     It's also the theme for a new slot machine, which debuted last month at the Seminole casinos in South Florida.     At Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, for example, the machines are encased in...