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  • Accordion: Not just for polkas anymore, say fans

    Accordion: Not just for polkas anymore, say fans
    Blame it on Lawrence Welk. If you're unfamiliar with that name, members of the American Accordionists' Association will give you an extra-warm welcome to their festival in Baltimore this week. Accordionists in this country have long struggled with the...
  • Emo Philips is still ... Emo

    Emo Philips is still ... Emo
    It may surprise those who remember Emo Philips from his white-hot 1980s days to learn that Downers Grove's favorite son is still performing stand-up comedy and, at 56, still doing it the same way: as a sort of querulous, bowl-cut man-child squeaking out...
  • TICKET BOX: Motley Crue at Sands, Dylan at Stabler, Macy Gray at Musikfest Cafe and Lee Brice at Penn's Peak among new shows listed

     
    Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. Motley Crue at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Bob Dylan at Stabler Arena, Macy Gray at Musikfest Café and Lee Brice at Penn’s Peak are among more than 75......
  • Music for most every taste

    Young the Giant is just one of the acts billed for the Pacific Amphitheatre's Summer Concert Series' at the 2012 Orange County Fair. The lineup offers genres of popular music that should resonate with different generations, ranging from reggae to country...
  • The man behind the singing

    The man behind the singing
    Driving down the 1700 block of Kenwood Place in Costa Mesa, it's not easy to miss Terrell "Terry" Koken's house. On a street lined with well-manicured lawns, budding palm trees and flower beds, Koken's yard — with its pine tree, brush, untamed...
  • CHOC Follies raising serious money

    CHOC Follies raising serious money
    There are a few plays John Vaughan will probably never direct for Children's Hospital of Orange County's annual fundraiser. Something like "Waiting for Godot," for example, unless he found a way to write Godot into the script, plus 60 or 70 other...
  • Album review: The Cleverlys' 'The Cleverlys'

     
    What’s not to love about a group that staunchly believes the Top 40 would be vastly improved with the application of banjo and mandolin plucking, fiddle sawing and backwoods harmonizing? Guitarist and frontman Digger Cleverly, a.k.a. comedian-...
  • Chris Hardwick: The 'Nerdist' will inherit the Earth

     
    Chris Hardwick is creator and host of the popular “Nerdist Podcast.” He’s aiming for an increasingly broad audience, however, with a copious array of new projects, including his new book “The Nerdist Way.” Already the host of...
  • Thursday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 5 - 11 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Feb. 5 - 11 in PDF format are also available at latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv Weekly TV Listings and more......
  • '30 Rock': Weird Al Yankovic to guest star

     
    "Guess which show I'M gonna be on..." he writes on Twitter....
  • Celebrities use Twitter to mourn loss of Dick Clark

     
    The world lost an entertainment legend today when Dick Clark died at the age of 82 due to a massive heart attack, and it didn't take long for fans from all over the globe to to mourn and remember the man known for American Bandstand, various versions of...
  • Saturday's Highlights: 'Weird Al Yankovic Live! —The Alpocalypse Tour' on Comedy Central

     
    Weird Al Yankovic Live! —The Alpocalypse Tour...