| Apr 23, 2012
| 8:03 PM
Chicago jazz crew Ben Scholz's Elec-Tet answered our Chi-Tunes questionnaire. Do the same and your band could appear in RedEye!
What makes your live show great?
We play jazz in a style that was popular in the 70s and 80s. Most jazz groups in Chicago...
| Apr 9, 2012
In 2006, Greta Gerwig was living in Logan Square, making her first movie (Joe Swanberg’s “LOL”) and fighting off a heat wave.
“We didn’t have air conditioning,” she recalls, “so we had to just put a bowl of ice...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 8:02 AM
Smoked, baked into carrot cupcakes, vaporized: more people, even straight-laced ones, indulge in cannabinoidal activities than ever, although you might not be able to tell anymore. It's traditionally been either a solitary activity -- especially...
| Mar 8, 2012
*1/2 (out of four)
After more than thee years on the shelf, "A Thousand Words" hasn't aged well. Or do I need to say that louder, so you can hear me over your laughter at cracks about the Atkins Diet, Britney and Chili’s baby-back ribs?
| Mar 2, 2012
| 4:32 PM
A look ahead at the spring theater season in Southern Calfornia: Trucks have never really been my thing, but of the upcoming new musicals this season, I’m most curious about “Hands on a Hardbody,” the Doug Wright-Trey Anastasio-Amanda...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 9:32 PM
Phish has just announced a summer 2012 tour....
| Feb 29, 2012
| 11:27 AM
Nobody does tour announcements like Phish. This afternoon, the band unveiled its summer schedule with a video showing drummer Jon Fishman training and preparing for the musical run.
I don't want to spoil any of the surprises, so if you have any...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 11:59 AM
Ben & Jerry’s has graduated from Schweddy Balls and other ice cream flavors to a brand new line of icy sweets: Greek frozen yogurt.
The Vermont company revealed four new flavors – strawberry shortcake, raspberry fudge chunk, banana peanut...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 6:26 AM
If you could care less about this year's Grammys (wouldn't blame you there) or the Allen Stone show at the 8x10 isn't your thing, there's the Umphrey's McGee show at Rams Head Live on Sunday night.
I've made the mistake of calling Umphrey's a "jam band"...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 6:10 AM
Modern bluegrass queen Alison Krauss will be fiddling around Norfolk in April, promoters announced. Krauss will bring her hot-shot band, Union Station, to Chrysler Hall on Friday, April 13.
Tickets go on sale Friday, Jan. 27. They're priced at $45 to $75...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 7:02 AM
Watch out Bill Cosby and Eddie Murphy. There's a budding comedy superstar nipping at your heels.
In Hampton Roads, comedian Kevin Hart is selling tickets at a blazing pace. Promoters announced Friday that the actor and stand-up man will perform a...