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  • Tom Petty returns to his roots with Mudcrutch

    Tom Petty returns to his roots with Mudcrutch
    THE misadventure began, as so many do, in a dingy Florida strip club. This one was called Dub's, and it was cinder-block roadhouse in Gainesville where, in the early 1970s, a dancer named Bubbles shimmied for students, townies and truck drivers while a...
  • Jackie Greene, a pop-music star in waiting

    Jackie Greene, a pop-music star in waiting
    THERE'S A SONG on Jackie Greene's new album, "Giving Up the Ghost," that sounds like an outright dismissal of the first commandment of rock 'n' roll -- that music can change the world. In "I Don't Live in a Dream," the Bay Area singer and songwriter,...
  • Who is Robert Hilburn? A champion and an advocate

    Who is Robert Hilburn? A champion and an advocate
    Bob Dylan, dressed for the Grammys in a pewter troubadour's coat and a dandy western tie, arrived backstage to greet the assembled press after winning the album of the year award for 1997, but before the first question he turned to his handlers and asked,...
  • 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...
  • Book review: '33 Revolutions Per Minute' by Dorian Lynskey

    Book review: '33 Revolutions Per Minute' by Dorian Lynskey
    "You say you want a revolution," John Lennon sang in 1968. "Well, you know, we all want to change the world." If not all of us, at least plenty of pop stars have, as Dorian Lynskey illustrates in his mammoth "33 Revolutions Per Minute." Starting with...
  • Emmylou Harris, in the moment

    Emmylou Harris, in the moment
    Emmylou Harris is trailed by a ragtag parade of eager dogs when she answers a knock at the door of the comfortable two-story home on a fenceless parcel a few miles from downtown Nashville, where she lives with her 89-year-old mother, Eugenia. The...
  • 22 cool and unusual hostels

    Hostels can be boring, cheap, safe places to stay for a night. Of course, in Eli Roth's "Hostel" horror flicks, they can lead to torture and malice. This list leaps beyond the bare white walls and hard mattresses, while stopping short of chainsaws and...
  • Southern California Close-Ups: Joshua Tree National Park and Desert Hot Springs

    Southern California Close-Ups: Joshua Tree National Park and Desert Hot Springs
    It's a dry heat – a boulder-studded, wind-raked Mojave heat, in which rock stars lie low, artists think big, marines train, weird plants jut toward the sun like beseeching biblical figures, and climbers cling to granite walls like insects stuck to...
  • Coachella musicians hip to fashion

     Coachella musicians hip to fashion
    In the run-up to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which starts Friday, we've been anticipating not just the music and art but also the independent sense of style that will be on display. Here are some of the standouts who will hit the...
  • Guitars abound at All for the Hall benefit

    Guitars abound at All for the Hall benefit
    After Zac Brown chose to sing "Martin," a love song to his guitar, everyone on stage with him Tuesday night at Club Nokia for this year's Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum benefit concert quickly fell in line and served up songs inspired by their...
  • Southern California dreaming on 2013 spring runways

    Southern California dreaming on 2013 spring runways
    One of the great joys of being a fashion critic is the ability to observe how designers all over the world riff on and reinterpret the L.A. look. Watching the spring runway collections, whether I was sitting at a runway show in the crumbling Beekman...