| Feb 4, 2013
Two weeks after singer Beyonce admittedly lip-synced her rendition of the national anthem at President Obama’s inauguration Jan. 21, we’re pretty sure she didn’t sing all of her performance at the Sunday’s Super Bowl XXXXVII,...
| Sep 9, 2013
Lehigh Valley Music has every reason to be excited and proud about the announcement Sunday that Bruno Mars will headline the halftime show at Super Bowl XLVIII. After all, we suggested it two years ago. But somehow we’re not. Because......
| Jan 29, 2014
Can you believe it's been 10 years since Justin Timberlake "accidentally" bared Janet Jackson's breast on live television during Super Bowl XXXVIII? That event launched a term into our collective vocabulary that can be seen dozens of times each year:...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 7:59 PM
A&M Records spent much of the 1960s, '70s and '80s as one of the leading independent labels in the music business, buoyed by a remarkably consistent string of hits from superstar acts, beginning with label co-founder Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass and...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 6:18 PM
In the mecca of conspicuous consumption that is the Super Bowl, Madonna – the most material of all the girls – was right at home Sunday as the queen of halftime.
Wearing a winged tiara and knee-high leather boots, she entered like Cleopatra...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Saturday, six men were elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame: defensive linemen Chris Doleman and Cortez Kennedy, offensive tackle Willie Roaf, center Dermontti Dawson, running back Curtis Martin, and cornerback Jack Butler. Meanwhile, former coach...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 10:00 AM
In what I hope will become a Friday staple at Baltimore Sports Blitz, I’ll give you a top-five list for a Baltimore sports-related category to discuss. I'm feeling drafty this week, so let's tackle the best draft picks in Ravens history.
| Apr 10, 2011
| 12:34 PM
Bret Michaels did it. Bobby Brown did it too, to much less success. So did Paula Abdul. The preferred vehicle for a musical comeback is not on the charts any more but on reality television.
The latest to join that rich tradition is Toni Braxton, the...
| Apr 10, 2011
Words & Ideas
Compiled by Grace Krilanovich.
Kristin Hersh: The Throwing Muses frontwoman will discuss and sign her new memoir, "Rat Girl." Stories, 1716 Sunset Blvd., L.A. 2 p.m. Free. (213) 413-3733.
Christopher McDougall: The author of "Born...
| May 11, 2011
| 4:14 PM
It's not often that you get to speak with a musical legend as lasting and impactful as Herb Alpert. Given that he will be performing May 20 in our backyard at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa, I thought you might enjoy this....
| May 26, 2011
Hard as it is to believe, it's been a whopping 26 years since the New Kids on the Block released their first single. For the Backstreet Boys, it's been 16.
New Kid Donnie Wahlberg was a spry 17 back then; so was the Backstreet Boys' AJ McLean.
A lot has...