| Jun 13, 2014
| 11:31 AM
Happening in June 1977: Elvis performs his last concert, the Apple II is introduced and people were loving the following songs, via Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive.
10. "Jet Airliner," the Steve Miller Band
Ah, when "classic rock" was just "rock"...
| May 27, 2014
| 9:14 AM
Dorothy is clicking her heels into town.
Andrew Lloyd Webber's stage adaptation of the film "The Wizard of Oz" comes to the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric today through June 1, and Julia McLellan will be front and center as the girl who...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:48 AM
"I've made many painful mistakes in my life. I want my death to have some meaning." -- Myrtle Snow
"American Horror Story" wrapped its third season with a strong finale, focusing on themes of mortality and motherhood.
The show got lost when it...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:48 AM
"This is wrong, all wrong. Murder. All rot and black. This will not be forgiven," muses Misty Day in the opening sequence of this episode of "American Horror Story: Coven."
"Boy Parts" deals with themes of life, death and the longing deep within all...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 6:38 AM
"You two, together? Big trouble." -- Papa Legba
We open with Marie and Fiona discussing their new alliance. Marie is glad to have found an equal in Fiona. Fiona offers to cast a spell to help Marie sleep, and tells her that they will strategize for their...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:36 AM
"I've led a disreputable life, but I've done it in style, and I'll die likewise." — Fiona
Mortality, fertility, incest, minotaur coitus, Stevie Nicks and knifeplay. This is "American Horror Story: Coven."
We flash back to 1971, evidently the...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 5:41 AM
Spots are getting scant on the teams of NBC's "The Voice" so the coaches are getting pickier and pickier (and sassier and sassier) and competition's getting fierce.
But for the contestants, it's still all about singing and dreams.
| Oct 16, 2012
| 5:26 AM
We're about half done with the battle rounds on NBC's "The Voice," and coaches have been making some tough decisions in whittling down their teams. But for every few cuts they make, an addition happens with a steal.
Interesting thing to note: After...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 5:01 AM
At the halfway point of recording "The Lion, the Beast, the Beat" — Grace Potter and the Nocturnals' fourth album, released last June — things seemed to be progressing smoothly.
The band's hybrid of blues, rock and folk sounded locked-in...
| May 23, 2013
| 4:44 AM
You may not recognize Debbie Kowalski Wilson's name, but if you've opened a Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue in the past six years, chances are you've seen her work. Wilson, who is from Edgewood and now lives in Hawaii, has had her Maui Girl swimsuits...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 7:48 AM
I have to admit that even though "Second Hand News" is a great way to kick off a night of what was clearly going to be hit after hit of A+, No. 1, solid-gold Fleetwood Mac tunes, hearing Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks sing the first few measures...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 9:45 AM
For some people, the concert news of the day has already run, and no one's gonna top it.
They'll read these names below and say, Are any of these guys VAN HALEN??? Do they wear shiny leather pants and vaguely Middle Eastern scarves and a pinstripe vest...