| Jan 15, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Growing up in Rocky Mount, Va., Myxolydia Tyler loved watching local theater company Jack Tale Players. "I was in awe of how they told stories, and then I saw 'A Raisin in the Sun' on a high school theater trip, and that began my love affair with theater....
| Jan 18, 2013
| 1:24 PM
It has been more than a decade since Target launched its first designer collaboration, sparking a seemingly endless number of imitators. The pairings lure customers with the promise of designer looks at mass market prices, while the designers and...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 10:41 AM
Wanda Jackson, the pioneering rockabilly singer who headlines New Year’s Eve at Double Door, says working with Jack White and Justin Townes Earle on her two latest albums was not her idea.
“I sometimes wonder myself,” Jackson says with...
| Dec 30, 2012
Designer merry go round
Stefano Pilati was out at Yves Saint Laurent and in at Ermenegildo Zegna. Versus, Azzaro and Vionnet lost their designers, and Jil Sander was back in at Jil Sander, after Raf Simons left that label for Dior. Nicolas Ghesquière...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 7:28 PM
Fun., the quirky New York City band with a hip-hop-inspired approach to classic pop songwriting, was named best new artist at the 55th Grammy Awards Sunday, capping a whirlwind year in which its song "We Are Young" became an inescapable No. 1 smash.
| Feb 10, 2013
New York City group Fun. has won the song of the year trophy for “We Are Young,” its ubiquitous celebration of youth and desire at the 55th Grammy Awards in downtown Los Angeles. The ditty, which became a singalong anthem after it was released...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Shadow Morton, the songwriter and producer behind such 1960s pop classics as "Remember (Walking in the Sand)" and "Leader of the Pack" -- both recorded by the Shangri-Las -- is dead. According to the New York Times, Morton died Thursday in Laguna Beach;...
| Mar 11, 2013
**1/2 (out of four)
Though Wild Belle’s name suggests untamed beauty, the Chicago band’s music might better be thought of as a refining of ugliness. On the duo’s full-length debut, “Isles,” bitter feelings, heartbreaks and...
| Dec 29, 2012
There’s no arguing that popular music concerts have taken a great leap forward in the Lehigh Valley the past two years. The May opening of Sands Bethlehem Event Center, with its 3,500-person capacity and affiliation with Sands Casino and promoting.....
| Apr 2, 2013
Beyonce and Andre 3000 are working together on a cover of Amy Winehouse's "Back to Black" for the soundtrack of Baz Luhrmann's new movie "The Great Gatsby."...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 11:37 AM
It’s a sad, but familiar story. Pronounced dead at 48 in her Beverly Hilton Hotel suite Feb. 11, Whitney Houston has become our latest candle in the wind. While toxicology tests will take weeks to confirm the true cause of her death, speculation...