| Aug 22, 2012
| 10:46 PM
You know how you sometimes watch an amazing movie that puts your emotions on a rollercoaster ride? That happened with me in this documentary, but not in the way I would’ve preferred.
I had moments of being angry at the record industry. They...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 10:45 AM
With Fiona Apple. Fri., June 29, 8 p.m. $35-$50. Ives Concert Park, Western Connecticut State University’s Westside Campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension, Danbury. (866) 558-4253, ivesconcertpark.com.
When Blake Mills’ debut album...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 7:15 PM
Close-Out Jewelry Sale
A close-out sale on designer jewelry — with 50 to 70% off retail prices for necklaces, bracelets ear rings and other items — is from 1 to 7 p.m. at 1717 Bayadere Terrace, Corona del Mar.
| Jun 30, 2012
| 5:45 PM
Euro Cup Screening
Skosh Monahan's, 2000 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa, will screen the final match of the Euro 2012 soccer tournament at 11:30 a.m., with happy hour going all day. For more information, call (949) 548-0099.
Patriotic Craft Day...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 7:16 PM
As the heat subsided, the July Fourth crowd at Hagerstown’s Fairgrounds Park swelled on Wednesday, eager for an evening of fun and fireworks.
People were spread out on blankets and under canopies throughout the park, playing games, picnicking and...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 1:18 PM
The music business is unjust. Everyone knows that. Some seemingly mediocre (or worse) acts seem to survive or even thrive just by stubbornly persisting (take your pick of any example that comes to mind), while other super-talented genius-level artists get...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 2:16 PM
After completing a nationwide tour last weekend, Huntington Beach ska bands Reel Big Fish and Suburban Legends returned home to Orange County on Saturday for a final tour performance at the City National Grove of Anaheim.
Kicking off the show, the...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 9:42 AM
A lovely film about a Detroit singer-songwriter robbed of musical fame but rewarded with a second chance decades later, at age 70, "Searching for Sugar Man" tells a story of serendipity and just deserts. If it were fiction, it'd be improbable fiction. But...
| Aug 6, 2012
Spoiler alert: Little-known, critically acclaimed early 1970s folk singer Rodriguez is not, contrary to popular belief, dead.
Yet, as chronicled in the Sundance award-winning film “Searching for Sugar Man,” that’s what many fans in...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 5:13 PM
SANTA MONICA — Aras Baskauskas concentrated on his cocophoria sandwich before talking about his new solo album, "The Tree and the River."
"I need to get better at talking and chewing at the same time," the UC Irvine alumnus and "Survivor" winner...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 12:30 PM
Anders Osborne was born in Uddevalla, Sweden in 1966, the son of a popular touring jazz drummer who would collect jazz, R&B and early rock reel-to-reel recordings from his travels for his son to absorb. As a teen, Anders connected with Ray Charles, Van...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 9:32 PM
A friend of mine had seen this movie before me and said “I really didn’t need to see Meryl Streep have an orgasm.”
I immediately yelled, “Hey! Spoiler alert here! I haven’t seen it yet.”
I missed the press screening...