| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:00 PM
It's that time of year for two of Los Angeles' main basketball coaches. They are living the Willie Nelson country song.
Mama, don't let your babies grow up to be basketball coaches.
We watch a Clippers game Wednesday night, pondering the fate of one,...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 5:38 AM
Sometimes, even big-name musicians can be starstruck. Just ask Matchbox Twenty frontman Rob Thomas.
During a recent phone interview, Thomas confessed that he once "geeked out" in front of Willie Nelson and fears a repeat performance if he ever meets Tom...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 5:47 AM
Josh Groban, the multimillion-selling pop-classical artist, will make his Ravinia debut Aug. 10 with the Ravinia Festival Orchestra.
Also making their first appearances at the venue will be David Byrne and St. Vincent, playing songs from their 2012...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 6:52 AM
No man is an island, but Larry Ellison comes close.
Last year, Ellison bought 98 percent of Lanai for more than $500 million. Despite a wispy beard and penchant for black outfits that make him look like a devil, he's mostly being hailed as a white knight...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 12:40 PM
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Some seasons seem to demand certain foods. Summer calls out for lobster rolls, Italian ice and burger stands. The arrival of fall makes me hunger for slow-cooked stews and root...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Keith Urban has plans to take over Nashville once again, as he has announced the fourth-annual We’re All For The Hall benefit concert! This year’s show has adopted a “Rebels and Renegades” theme, to “celebrate the outlaws...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Country-music iconoclast Willie Nelson filled Hard Rock Live with familiar hits and ageless swagger Thursday night. Here are five things that resonate about the show.
I am embarrassed to say that I waited until Willie Nelson was nearly 80...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 3:00 AM
There’s something to be said for not wasting a second chance.
Christian Lopez of Martinsburg, W.Va., knows that all too well as he basked in the glory of making it to the next phase of “American Idol” during the infamous Hollywood Week,...
| Feb 13, 2013
Loner newcomer captivates resident misfit. Their chemistry crackles, but there’s something a little ... different ... about one of them. Put away your silver daggers--you haven’t caught the rebirth of the “Twilight” series.
| Feb 4, 2013
| 8:57 AM
To help you lament the arrival of Valentine's Day, the Fillmore Miami Beach has booked British electro-pop trio the xx. At 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, the group will play quiet, bedroom-written songs that are strewn with longing lyrics about love.
| Feb 1, 2013
The xx's Oliver Sim, in case you haven't noticed from the British band's minimalist and seductive electronica, is not a bassist who's easily excited and neither are his bandmates, Romy Madley Croft or Jamie Smith. Not once within the xx's two albums of...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:50 AM
After a few years practicing in cities around the country, and a couple of last-minute test runs in St. Petersburg in November and in Orlando at Christmastime, the Tap ‘N’ Run is ready for the fit and fashionable athletes of Fort Liquordale....