| Jun 7, 2009
Rock stars, Jazzers, Pachucos...they may have grown up somewhere else quaint, like Sandusky, Ohio, or Canada, but they made their mark herelived, created and died here. Music is as much a part of the L.A. legacy as film and television. From the bebop...
| Mar 6, 2009
Scan any list of the Dems' biggest givers and money-raisers and you'll find the names of Haim and Cheryl Saban, but their most recent cause is a decidedly local one with deep roots in their hometown: restoration of the landmark Wilshire Theatre in Beverly...
| Oct 31, 1993
Somewhere along the inner reaches of Topanga Canyon, not far from the ridge-top aerie where Carolyn See lives and writes, is a fading, hand-painted sign nailed to the trunk of an ancient oak tree: "This place defended by shotgun law." And, sure enough,...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 9:30 PM
If it had been simply any Straight No Chaser show, Sunday’s concert at Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown by the hit a cappella group still would have been a great performance: an hour and 40 minutes of voice and harmony......
| Mar 6, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Searching For Sugar Man
Showing as part of the New London Winter Film Festival, Thursday, March 7, Garde Arts Center, 325 State St., New London, (860) 444-7373, gardearts.org
The music business is unjust. Everyone knows that. Some seemingly...
| Feb 4, 2013
*** (out of 4)
My Morning Jacket have always offered something of a mystical experience. Maybe it's the specter of the South that floats over the Kentucky band’s music. Maybe it's just singer Jim James' voice, which is best described as celestial....
| Jan 9, 2013
| 7:10 AM
The Last Waltz is the greatest rock 'n' roll movie ever made despite the fact that one of its biggest stars, the Band drummer Levon Helm (pictured), hated it. Levon passed away last year, but Wednesday night you can see and hear him in his prime for...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 6:17 PM
That was no ordinary fool you saw driving down Route 219, steering with his knees, both hands cupped in front of his mouth and shaking his head in that crazy way guys do when they are playing blues harmonica. That was no ordinary fool. That was me....
| Apr 1, 2013
| 8:23 PM
Diana Krall’s arrival at Miami’s Arsht Center Tuesday night offers a departure. The singer-pianist’s performance is part of a tour in support of the album “Glad Rag Doll,” an October release on the Verve Records jazz label...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 10:29 AM
"Where do babies come from?" is a complicated question, terrifying and inevitable for parents. They must simplify for the sake of their children's psyches, but that answer obscures the many layers of such a question, for there is much to consider in the...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 8:23 PM
Irish chef Kevin Dundon chuckles thinking about how most American's celebrate St. Patrick's Day.
Green beer? No way.
Corned beef and cabbage? Not on his menu.
Dundon, 45, is one of Ireland's most celebrated culinary talents and a partner in the...