| Jan 9, 2012
| 5:58 PM
A year ago, Gregg Bernstein was a week into his new role as Baltimore's state's attorney, having narrowly unseated the incumbent, who held the job for 15 years.
He was a relative unknown, and so self-confident he sometimes bordered on cocky. His...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 4:41 AM
Today, the selection is the delicate, utterly perfect “River” by Joni Mitchell. Enjoy…...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 9:48 PM
Pity the fool assigned to analyze the appeal of dance-pop duo LMFAO. The red-hot, electro-dance-pop duo shuffled into the Amway Center on Saturday to headline the Sorry for Party Rocking Tour, a good-time marathon powered by mind-numbingly incessant beats...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The movie, which tracks the careers of singers Mitchell, Carly Simon and Carole King, would be the Grammy winner's first big-screen drama....
| Mar 15, 2012
| 5:55 AM
So many actors say they knew from an early age that they belonged onstage. But Amanda Peet actually hurled herself onto one -- while a production was in progress -- when she was 3.
"Luckily it was a children's play," says Peet, who stars in NBC's "Bent,"...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 10:04 AM
Carole King's new memoir, "A Natural Woman," was released today, and she's making the rounds wuith television and radio interviews. The book chronicles her rise from a New York childhood influenced by music, to her discovery of rhythm and blues on the...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 6:30 AM
There are loads of famous musicians who have painted on the side. Miles Davis, Jerry Garcia, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan. The list keeps going. David Bowie, Iggy Pop, John Mellencamp, David Byrne. The connection between visual art and musical talent is...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 2:20 PM
w/ Dennis Fancher, Sat., Dec. 17th, Mondo,10 Main St., Middletown 8:30-10:30 P.M., (860) 343-3300, mondomiddletown.com
When I ask Laura Ganci why her songs are frequently mid- to slow-tempo, the Hartford-based singer-songwriter...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 11:34 AM
Okay: what do you want out of your Christmas/holiday music (other than wanting it to stop)? Memories? Dinner or fireplace-worthy jazz chillouts? It takes all kinds. If you're too lazy to make up your own mind, try some of these. One of 'em has got to do...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Sunday, October 14. If you take a drive through Laurel Canyon today, you'll find some remnants of a past generation.
The canyon, which connects the Valley to West Hollywood, became a retreat for musicians in the 60s and...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 6:46 AM
Land. Sea. Land. Sea.
Ferry. Road. Ferry. Road
Fish for lunch. Fish for dinner. Pancakes for breakfast (yes, you can have fish if you really must).
A looping trip west out of Vancouver, British Columbia, means a lot of water and mountains that get in...