| Sep 24, 2010
| 4:33 PM
On Monday, Gustavo Dudamel will conduct the Vienna Philharmonic in Danville, Ky., a town of 18,000 right in the middle of thoroughbred country. Earlier in the day, the Venezuelan maestro be given the title of Kentucky Colonel. The story of......
| Sep 17, 2010
| 4:35 PM
In honor of âAmerican Idolâsâ 10th anniversary, the showâs producers are bringing the competition closer to home. From now through Oct. 6, aspiring Kelly Clarksons and couch potatoes alike can submit their own video auditions via MySpace,...
| Aug 9, 2010
| 9:35 PM
When it comes to evoking the products of a past musical era, thereâs a thin line between love and hokiness. Too many retro-soul practitioners slip into mannerisms that range from cartoonish imitation to flat-out minstrelsy. This Silver Lake-based sextet...
| Aug 12, 2010
| 3:44 PM
Otterbach is back
Fine artist and designer Dustin Otterbach will hold an art opening for the first time in three and a half years from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at H Gallery, 1294 S. Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach.
Otterbach will feature his fine art, sculpture...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 7:20 AM
On The Road Again by Willie Nelson
Should I Stay Or Should I Go by The Clash
Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears
Papa Was A Rolling Stone by The Temptations
Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden
My Hero by Foo Fighters...
| Dec 28, 2010
Long before she became an '80s funk-pop infanta, or Rick James' protégé and lover, Teena Marie was a Motown-enamored schoolgirl in one of L.A.'s last historic black enclaves.
The singer-songwriter, who died Sunday at her Pasadena home at age 54, grew...
| May 2, 2011
"They shoot horses, don't they?" I was panting heavily. My daughters looked bewildered. Obviously, my reference to the 1969 movie — wherein Jane Fonda nearly dances herself to death during a marathon — utterly escaped them.
My frustration was...
| May 4, 2011
| 9:06 AM
This year's edition of Bay Days, Hampton's premier outdoor festival, will include music from Dennis Edwards of R&B giants The Temptations, country-rockers Marshall Tucker Band and country-rap artist Colt Ford. The lineup was announced Wednesday, May 4, by...
| Jun 19, 2011
| 3:12 PM
If you like Motown music, then plan on attending the Arcadia Theater, 1418 Graham Ave., at 8 p.m. Saturday, for the Legends of Soul Motown show.
Frank Cunsolo, the Arcadia executive director and chairman of the board of directors, said The Legends of...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 3:46 AM
Fans of Motown music will find a night of soul favorites in Windber June 25, when the Arcadia Theater hosts the Legends of Soul Motown show at 8 p.m.
Frank Cunsolo, the Arcadia executive director and chairman of the board of directors, said he saw the...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 2:51 PM
Kristopher Clark usually spent the summer at his grandparents’ house—not too far from his mother’s in Back of Yards, but in a safer neighborhood from his own, his mother said today.
Monday evening, as Clark, 17, walked from his...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 2:47 PM
The 1960s are half a century old now, and as far as Matt Phairas is concerned, they haven't aged a day.
Phairas' band, Stone Soul, will play its latest monthly summer concert Friday at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa. The eight-piece...