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  • 'Five Guys Named Moe,' one audience left disappointed

    'Five Guys Named Moe,' one audience left disappointed
    "Five Guys Named Moe" at Stage Door Theatre in Coral Springs is the hardest-working show to hit a local stage in some time. Seriously, the cast of six singer-actors hustle and bustle, hoof and belt to beat the band as they perform in this jukebox...
  • History sings as Caitriona O'Leary reclaims 'The Wexford Carols'

    History sings as Caitriona O'Leary reclaims 'The Wexford Carols'
    For the vast majority of holiday albums that surface at this time of year, it often seems the biggest artistic choices involved are whether the featured artist sings "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" or "Jingle Bells." Irish singer Caitríona...
  • Royal Blood on their unique sound, bone-rattling songs and the Spice Girls

    Royal Blood on their unique sound, bone-rattling songs and the Spice Girls
    It’s a cliché, but it’s also true: There just aren’t a lot of great rock bands out there anymore. So it was nothing short of spectacular to see English duo Royal Blood absolutely destroy its Lolla slot in August, a sign of big things...
  • Former child prodigy joins youth orchestras for concert Sunday

    Former child prodigy joins youth orchestras for concert Sunday
    When the Lehigh Valley Junior String Philharmonic and the Young People's Philharmonic of the Lehigh Valley present their 39th annual holiday concert Sunday at Miller Symphony Hall, they'll have a special guest as soloist. One could hardly find a better...
  • Tortured by music: The year's most insidious, relentless earworms

    Tortured by music: The year's most insidious, relentless earworms
    Once they nestled into the mind, 2014's most enduring earworms never let up. Seeming to gain joy and momentum with each melodic loop, the stickiest brain music soundtracked our inner dialogue for weeks on end. These split-second loops — or...
  • Chris Isaak brings holiday show to Bethlehem with mechanical Santa and piano that bursts into flames

    Chris Isaak brings holiday show to  Bethlehem with mechanical Santa and piano that bursts into flames
    When you go to a performance by contemporary crooner Chris Isaak, you shouldn't expect a typical concert. Isaak has performed in sequined and mirrored suits and played a song list that ranges from his 1990s hits "Somebody's Crying" and "Baby Did a Bad...
  • Charli XCX marks the spot

    Charli XCX marks the spot
    Step one in a hit music career: Make songs that sound nice on the radio, as Charli XCX has done with Icona Pop's "I Love It," Iggy Azalea's "Fancy" and her own "Boom Clap," from "The Fault in Our Stars" soundtrack. Step two: Follow up with a fizzy album...
  • Mark Swed's best classical moments of 2014

    Mark Swed's best classical moments of 2014
    Half of this year's top 10 happened to involve early music. Don't ask why; it's probably just a coincidence. But we need perspective in our hyperactive culture, which maybe, down deep, is not changing as fast as Silicon Valley would like us to believe....
  • Randall Roberts' best pop albums of 2014

    Randall Roberts' best pop albums of 2014
    Here is Randall Robert’s look at the best of 2014 in pop music. Beck, "Morning Phase" (Capitol). A record that continues to blossom six months after its release, Beck Hansen's breathtaking 12th studio album is a rush of California guitar pop....
  • Then and now, L.A. women get things done in classical music

    Then and now, L.A. women get things done in classical music
    Comedian Jack Benny once introduced Dorothy Buffum Chandler and her husband, Los Angeles Times publisher Norman Chandler, as Mr. and Mrs. Pavilion. This was very funny because the Times building has a Norman Chandler Pavilion and we all know about the...
  • In 2014, hip hop takes a potent stand

    In 2014, hip hop takes a potent stand
    There's a line in New York rapper ASAP Ferg's syrupy new track "Talk It," a musical response to the death of Michael Brown and the subsequent riots in Ferguson, Mo., that underscored the calcified nature of relations between black communities and the...