| Jan 12, 2012
| 6:35 AM
• Thursday: Stephen Haynes and Joe Morris present Improvisations IV, 7 p.m., $12-$15, Real Art Ways, Hartford; Zach Birdcall Yost, The Benedicks, Mandrake Mechanism and Details, Sully's, Hartford.
• Friday: An Indie Good Time ft. Departures,...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 1:25 PM
Aimee Mann writes songs that tell dry, witty tales of emotional self-destruction. Her catchy melodies and evocative lyrics often draw comparisons to the Beatles in style. Her early years with the band 'Til Tuesday earned her a Best New Artist award at the...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Plan your week with our guide to everything going on 1/23 through 1/29.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
Man on a Ledge
One for the Money
House (returns; 8 p.m.; Fox)
Hart of Dixie (returns; 9 p.m.; the CW)
The Real Housewives of...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 7:48 AM
Quick — let's get a post up to forget about that loss from the weekend. As plenty of Baltimoreans pick up their hearts from the ground, we turn to the city's live music scene to get us to the Ravens' next training camp. Taking it a week at a time,...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 7:10 AM
Singer-songwriter Aimee Mann shows up to do a CPTV taping at Norfolk's Infinity Hall, a mere three days before her arch-nemesis Suzanne Vega rolls into town. (Okay, the rivalry's not real, but it got laughs last season on "Portlandia," where Mann played...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Joe Henry: The singer-songwriter is perhaps best known these days as a producer for his excellent work on albums by Allen Touissant, Elvis Costello, Aimee Mann and Solomon Burke, among others. But his own albums are reliably excellent, even as they...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:45 PM
1. Record Of The Year Lonely Boy
The Black Keys The Black Keys & Danger Mouse, producers; Tom Elmhirst & Kennie Takahashi, engineers/mixers; Brian Lucey, mastering engineer Track from: El Camino [Nonesuch] Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)
| Nov 15, 2012
| 9:28 AM
Aimee Mann: The singer’s out with her first album (“Charmer”) since 2008 and eighth overall in a career notable for its attention to craftsmanlike detail and haunting imagery. What’s more, she’ll be touring with the always...
| Sep 29, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Patrick Stump and Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy perform at Bojangles' Coliseum in Charlotte, North Carolina on April 24, 2009. (Jeff Siner/Charlotte Observer/MCT) So apparently The CW's "One Tree Hill" is having various artists cover it's theme song "I Don't...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 4:36 PM
For years, I maintained that Neil Young has one of the most idiosyncratic voices in rock. There are a million dudes out there imitating Dylan, but Neil is an original. Well, now Jimmy Fallon's pretty much spot-on Neil Young impression has me doubting...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 12:46 PM
This week, Todd Barry is performing at Bridge Street Live in Collinsville, a newish Connecticut rock club whose focus is, like many rock clubs, expanded to include comedy.
In 2005, the standup documentary “The Comedians of Comedy” included...