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  • Live review: Weezer at Gibson Amphitheatre

     
    Weezer’s 1996 album, “Pinkerton,” is the rare mainstream rock record about being a giant creep. Not in a lecherous Rolling Stones way, nor like Radiohead’s mopey early career. No, “Pinkerton” is the kind of record on which the band’s Rivers....
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Did Cy Young and Amos Rusie help keep Zane Grey from becoming a pro baseball player?

     
    BASEBALL LEGEND: Amos Rusie and Cy Young helped to keep Zane Grey from becoming a major league pitcher. STATUS: True (in a roundabout way). Pearl Zane Grey (better known as just Zane Grey) was one of the most prolific and......
  • The Ponderosa Stomp: A treasure trove of sound, and stories [Updated]

     
    "It's a small town story, and probably a typical American story," said Ian Dunlop, telling the writer Holly George-Warren how he came to play bass in the International Submarine Band with the late Gram Parsons in the mid-1960s. Dunlop was......
  • Social nets wrap: Bush, Whitman, Brown and others celebrate Independence Day weekend

     
    Politicians including John McCain, Arnold Schwarzegger and George Bush bid their social networking followers a happy Independence Day weekend....
  • Theater review: 'Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story' at La Mirada Theatre

     
    One thing to be said about the jukebox musical "Buddy" is that it tends to understand that the audience came through the doors to hear Buddy Holly's music, not scripted blather. So even though it tries our patience with a......
  • Chasing musical legends in Joshua Tree National Park

    Chasing musical legends in Joshua Tree National Park
    Typically, we go to the desert at least once a year. We love the expansive space, several of the inns and restaurants and, of course, the otherworldly foliage of Joshua Tree National Park. We also enjoy the musical legacy of Gram Parsons, the former...
  • Ray Davies' new album is a collaborative effort

    Ray Davies' new album is a collaborative effort
    "The wonderful thing about making records is something comes out you never expected," explains Ray Davies, who knows of what he speaks. In nearly five decades as leader of one of rock's great bands, the Kinks, and as a solo artist, Davies has been...
  • Bob Dylan sings the songs of America

    Bob Dylan sings the songs of America
    "No one ever seems to go in or out of that building," says Sean Wilentz, pointing out Princeton's Nassau Hall, a campus landmark old enough to have been held by the British during the Revolutionary War. It's appropriate that this eminent American...
  • Book Review: 'Conversations With Scorsese'

    Book Review: 'Conversations With Scorsese'
    Above all else, Martin Scorsese is a character. Brilliant, brazen, engaging, esoteric, reverent, irreverent, ironic — all are qualities that have forged the 68-year-old director into an unqualified master. Much revered, once reviled, Scorsese has...
  • Gary Busey, unfiltered

    Gary Busey, unfiltered
    Ask Gary Busey about his life these days, and he's likely to flash his trademark toothy grin. He might also jump up and declare, as he did in a recent interview, "It's CRAZY good!" The 66-year-old actor is keenly aware of the perceptions about him &#...
  • Rob Young's 'Electric Eden'

    Rob Young's 'Electric Eden'
    Rob Young's "Electric Eden" is a rich, overgrown garden of a book. Subtitled "Unearthing Britain's Visionary Music," its ostensible purpose is to chronicle the late 1960s/early 1970s heyday of British folk rock: artists such as Fairport Convention, Nick...