| Feb 20, 2014
| 7:19 AM
For Stout Sports Bar and Grille owner Simon Kearney, there’s no time like now to raise money for the fight against breast cancer — or to raise a blazing pink, 28-foot LED cherry blossom tree outside his Oakland Park pub.
Kearney, who has two...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 9:16 AM
Morrissey, the famously confessional songwriter, influential pop stylist and score-settling memoirist, will bring his U.S. tour to Miami’s Arsht Center on May 31.
The tour of more than two dozen concert-hall dates, promises to be a stylish...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 10:00 AM
So much about Morrissey has hardened into caricature over the course of his three-decade musical career — he's a megalomaniac! A sad sack! Perhaps even a racist! — that you might expect him to use his feverishly anticipated memoir to dismantle...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:15 AM
When you leave "Ode to a Hippie," a "site-specific environment" by Virgil Marti in the Wadsworth's Matrix Gallery, you are at a loss. What, exactly, is a hippie? Where's the ode? Who moved my cheese?
These and other questions flutter in the air behind...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Singer Morrissey has certainly got some stories to tell. But the 660-page book that promised to share at least a few of his secrets has been pulled on the eve of its publication in the U.K.
Morrissey's "Autobiography" was said to be slated for...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The line between a fair use of copyrighted works and an infringement is blurry, and sometimes it takes a judge to decide where a particular use falls. The dispute between Universal Music Publishing and Lauren LoPrete shows how copyright owners can use...
| Sep 26, 2013
What do you get when you replace the original dialogue from classic Peanuts comic strips with lyrics from songs by the beloved British indie-rock band The Smiths? A wry and clever blog that a major record company tries to shut down.
The case of This...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 9:07 AM
The much-anticipated, long-delayed, possibly pulled memoir from singer Morrissey is apparently headed for British bookstore shelves this month.
"Morrissey: Autobiography" will be published by Penguin Classics in the U.K. on Oct. 17. The book, spotted on...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 2:32 PM
As guitar heroes go, Johnny Marr is a fairly unassuming one. His riffs, fills and solos – usually exceedingly terse and to the point – have helped shape countless indelible songs over the last 30 years for the Smiths, The The, Electronic (with...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Beloved singer Morrissey has been teasing fans for close to two years with news that he's penned a 660-page memoir. The catch is, it doesn't seem to have a publisher -- or didn't, until an exchange at a concert this week.
Is the Morrissey memoir...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 4:24 PM
On full display at Reading’s Sovereign Performing Arts Center was the fanatical devotion that dark new wave crooner Morrissey inspires. A near sellout crowd constantly shouted its love. Most every song was rewarded with enthusiastic applause; only...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:26 AM
Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. MARSHALL CRENSHAW & BOTTLE ROCKETS When Marshall Crenshaw was making such wonderful (and far too underappreciated) pop-rock such as “Someday, Someway,” “Cynical Girl” and “...