| Jun 21, 2013
| 9:07 AM
In "The Shining Girls," the South African writer Lauren Beukes' chilling new novel set in Chicago, Harper Curtis is not your run-of-the-mill serial killer. In some respects, his modus operandi is strictly garden variety. He stalks his victims —...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Muse/ique, the intriguing, eclectic orchestra founded in 2011 by conductor Rachael Worby, opens its "Summer of Sound" season on Saturday, June 29, at Caltech's picnic-friendly outdoor Beckman Mall in Pasadena with "Lost in the Stars with Patti Austin."...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 1:40 PM
w/ Night Beds and John Parson. $10. 8 p.m., June 27. Cafe Nine, 250 State St., New Haven, cafenine.com
One of two scenarios tends to occur when a child grows up alongside something their parent really, really loves. Either the child...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 11:54 AM
With a career that has blissfully blurred stylistic lines for more than five decades, Bob Dylan might well be considered the patron saint of modern-day Americana music.
So it’s only fitting that Dylan’s “Americanarama” tour,...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 12:00 PM
It won't be only Disney executives who are watching the box office returns for "The Lone Ranger" this weekend. Lots of people are wondering whether Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer can ride to the rescue of a genre that was once a staple of American cinema...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:26 PM
"The Heat," starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, is the latest entry in a long-running and much-loved movie joke: the buddy-cop comedy. In this case, a bosom-buddy cop comedy.
The movie follows a well-beaten path. They're cops, they're enemies,...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Saturday night at the Hollywood Bowl, the female ensemble Trio Ellas will be among the top-billed acts at Mariachi USA Festival, a glittering annual showcase of charro-suited talent.
It'll make a nice change of pace for the three young Mexican...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 11:11 AM
Let the battles begin.
Five local DJs will face off Friday night at the Passion Nightclub in hopes of winning the Red Bull Thre3Style world title.
The competitors, DJs EPPS, Konflikt, Ciprian, Fly Guy, and Damion Yancy, are known around the South...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Say hello to ya mutha for me, OK?
Mark Wahlberg gets that a lot.
Five years after Andy Samberg's "Mark Wahlberg Talks to Animals" skit on "Saturday Night Live" (if you've never seen it, the title says it all), five years after Wahlberg went on Jimmy...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Every day, they sit alone in their offices, writing about love, passion, romance.
They bring to life muscled heroes, dangerous vixens, strong heroines — lovers all — then put enormous obstacles in the way of the would-be lovers so they...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 10:21 AM
Here we are, into the second full week of the new year. The kids are back at school, their big yellow buses once again dotting the streetscape of my morning drive. Coworkers are back at work too, and the parade of waist-thickening holiday goodies seems to...