| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Journalism — especially that of the pop-culture variety — has endured all sorts of blows in the last five years: layoffs left and right, publications getting shuttered, checks being slashed. But when all seems utterly dark and the stray vapors...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 4:22 AM
Here are the Top 3 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. Ke$ha Ke$ha sure seemed like the next big thing when her 2009 single “Tik Tok” went six times platinum and was at No. 1 long enough to become the......
| Jul 30, 2013
| 11:46 AM
[This review originally ran on our pop culture blog, Below the Fold, on 7/9/13. We are reposting it here with information about the newly-announced Stamford screening.]
There is a template for the rock documentary about great underappreciated...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:45 AM
The Flaming Lips
w/ Spiritualized. Mon., July 15, 7:30 p.m. The Oakdale, 95 S. Turnpike Rd., Wallingford. (203) 269-8721, oakdale.com, manicproductions.org, premierconcerts.com. $41.50-$51.50.
The Flaming Lips' live show has grown to an event of...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Friday Colbie Caillat
Saturday Steel Pulse, Iration
Sunday The Go-Go's
July 17 Alan Jackson
July 18 The B-52s, X
July 19 Three Dog Night, The Grass Roots
July 20 Emblem 3, Chris Wallace
July 21 Counting Crows, The Wallflowers
July 24 ...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:32 AM
When Daniel Tello realized his four-piece band couldn't be called the Originals — because the name belonged to a '60s R&B and soul group — he added "ites."
It wasn't an arbitrary decision, though. Tello took inspiration from legendary ska...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 5:19 AM
Monday’s press conference for the upcoming Tortuga Music Festival was perfectly staged: The beach behind the Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel looked particularly pristine under bright, chamber of commerce-designed skies, with city officials in...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 9:54 AM
Hey, you’re a cool parent. Not an eye-rolling source of embarrassment for your kids. Oh, you are? Well, “Yo Gabba Gabba” creator Christian Jacobs knows what you mean. And he’s about the coolest dad ever.
Way back before he...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Have the Bulls stopped listening to Tom Thibodeau?
It’s one thing to lose to the Heat and Thunder when you’re playing without Derrick Rose, but losing at home to Cleveland makes this 4-8 February seem like a death spiral.
The loss to the...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Jose Oyola and the Astronauts
w/ Fake Babies, The Guru, M.T. Bearington, Chalk Talk. (After-party at the Outer Space with Elison Jackson, Ports of Spain & Head with Wings) Sat., Feb. 2. The Space, 295 Treadwell St., Building H, Hamden. (203) 288-6400....
| Feb 5, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! Get the Sillies Out!
$39-$75, 2 p.m., Feb. 9. Oakdale Theatre, 95 South Turnpike Rd, Wallingford, oakdale.com
Over its four seasons so far, "Yo Gabba Gabba!"'s roster of episodes has been jammed with star power. The...