| Feb 16, 2011
| 4:38 PM
The next installment of PBS' "In Performance at the White House" will salute Motown. The event will tape Thursday, Feb. 24, in the East Room, and air nationally at 8 p.m. March 1. WMFE-Channel 24 will carry the program at that time....
| Feb 4, 2011
| 7:20 AM
Since 1945, when William and Luvilla Armstrong opened Army & Lou’s on East 75th Street, the home-style eatery has catered to luminaries and regular folk alike in a way that made it more than just a soul food restaurant. It became known around the...
| Jan 28, 2011
When a record label's female vocal groups include the Supremes and Martha and the Vandellas, it's easy to see why the Marvelettes are often relegated to footnote status. But the Detroit group has a unique distinction in the saga of Motown Records —...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 10:58 AM
Some music defies age, able to be played in its original form without ever sounding dated: Classical and jazz, for certain, but also original punk rock. And ska. So it should have been no surprise that when The English Beat......
| Jan 2, 2011
| 5:45 PM
Happy New Year
Welcome to 2011. Hope your new year gets off to an awesome start.
Elizabethtown East group to meet Tuesday
The next meeting of the Elizabethtown East Neighborhoods 1st group will be Tuesday at 7 p.m. at The Gourmet Goat, 41 N....
| Dec 8, 2010
| 8:07 PM
This was a party worthy of coverage in Town & Country magazine. The 37th annual Candlelight Concert, which celebrated the performing arts in Orange County, raised more than $1 million for the O.C. Performing Arts Center's artistic and educational...
| Dec 3, 2010
| 8:42 PM
COSTA MESA — You have to hand it to Sonora Elementary. It really knows its music.
That much was obvious during Friday's rehearsal, where more than 40 fourth-graders practiced for their concert later that evening at the Orange County Performing...
| Nov 14, 2010
A change wasn't going to come. By 2005, Aloe Blacc's decade in hip-hop had begun to yield diminishing returns. Though the Orange County-raised rapper had earned underground respect, the genre increasingly favored flamboyant eccentrics like Kanye West...
| Nov 8, 2010
| 10:31 AM
Smokey Robinson's new cd, Now and Then, is available exclusively from Cracker Barrel.
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| Oct 26, 2010
Gregory Isaacs, the Jamaican singer who pioneered the style of reggae music known as lovers rock and became one of the genre's major stars in the 1970s, has died. He was 59.
Isaacs died Monday at his home in London, according to his manager, Copeland...
| Oct 13, 2010
| 10:19 AM
Another opening, another show ... but this time, the show leaves the Great White Way for 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
The recurring PBS series "In Performance at the White House" has become known for themed programs that span a wide range of music, and...