| Jul 12, 2014
| 10:36 AM
Tommy Ramone, the drummer and last surviving original member of the American punk band the Ramones, whose aggressive and fast-driving songs spearheaded the punk-rock movement, has died at the age of 65, an associate said on Saturday.
The death was...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:21 AM
We have been programmed to give up on offensive football when it comes to the Bears. After all, most of the franchise's immortals are defensive players.
Initially, I was a frequent armchair quarterback critic of Jay Cutler.
A friend of mine, who is...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 6:48 PM
I used to know how things worked. Now I don't have a clue.
It used to be, if I opened a book, there would be pages inside with words. Once upon a time, I knew that if I had a pad and a pen, I could write sentences and feel a sense of accomplishment....
| Jul 21, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Jared Schulefand wanted a place he could call home, and he found just the spot in Branford.
Schulefand's restaurant, called Home, is a stylish yet cozy space that he hopes customers find relaxing and accommodating. "The [idea] behind the restaurant is...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Flying Lotus has been hinting at the material on his new album "You're Dead!" for a few days now, revealing the track list and collaborations via images from the artist Shintaro Kago.
Now the L.A. beat-music producer has posted a video trailer for the...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:00 AM
As much as Woody Guthrie cultivated his persona as a freewheeling vagabond, through the titles of such songs as “Hard Travelin’,” “So Long, It’s Been Good To Know You” and the one he picked for his autobiography,...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Having served as principal guest conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl a decade ago, Leonard Slatkin knows a little something about the difficulty of trying to move a 2,000-pound gorilla. He had hoped to enliven the L.A. Phil's...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 11:43 AM
You know who's playing. You know the time. But the location is a mystery.
That's the thinking behind the Summer Soundtrack weekly pop-up concert series, which will feature local musicians at 8 p.m. Thursdays in August in Fort Lauderdale. The locations...
| Aug 15, 2014
The setlist Edgar Winter has in mind for Friday's Rock 'N' Blues Fest at Broward Center for the Performing Arts will be punctuated by songs that serve as blistering tributes to a musician far more admired than himself: his older brother Johnny Winter, the...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:33 AM
When Matt Nathanson plays Philadelphia's Mann Center for the Performing Arts on Aug. 15, it will be the third time in nine months the singer-songwriter has played in Philadelphia.
Nathanson stopped at The Electric Factory in November to promote his...
| Aug 14, 2014
Sheriff's investigation: In the Aug. 4 Section A, an article about the Los Angeles County sheriff's inspector general calling for greater access to deputies' personnel records said that interim Sheriff John L. Scott could not be reached for comment. No...