| Jan 26, 2014
Two weeks ago, after Bethlehem’s Musikfest festival announced its fourth act and third country music offering with Keith Urban (Hunter Hayes later canceled), Lehigh Valley Music asked its readers who they would want to see headline a show at...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 6:03 PM
Fernando Perdomo (photo by Beth Black)
Fernando Perdomo of Dreaming in Stereo
Dreaming in Stereo frontman Fernando Perdomo addresses sharp, painful and sometimes ugly truths about relationships, addiction and...
| Mar 13, 2011
| 4:44 PM
A few months back, Salon book critic Laura Miller posted an essay titled “Why must a novel’s characters be likable?” that was spurred by her reading of Jonathan Franzen’s widely heralded and exhaustingly debated novel Freedom,...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 6:32 AM
As usual, in creating my annual top 10 albums of the year, I limited myself to albums of original, contemporary studio work. This year, that was harder to do than in previous years. Ruling out reissues meant I had to toss out pretty much the greatest rock...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 4:41 AM
Plains isMichael McGinnis (from right), Max Johnston, Jorge Gonzalez Graupera and Jorge Rubiera. Photo by Eric Bojanowski.
The dark eyes of the bearded, 6-foot-3-inch Michael McGinnis peer out from tortoise-shell glasses as he sips on Jameson at...
| May 16, 2011
| 8:55 AM
Photo by Andrew Strasser
“Black Sabbath’s “War Pigs” blasts through the speakers. Ludacris raps, “Move, bitch, get out the way.” Cali Swag District begs, “Teach me how to Dougie.” MIA shows up to boast,...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 9:33 AM
SKETCHY PARTY #2
Friday, Aug. 12
As City Link’s Colleen Dougher reported in June, Robby Campbell and Jordan Melnick, the brains behind the must-read Beachedmiami.com, are engaged in a mighty ambitious art project: to create portraits of every person...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 4:06 PM
In response to the recent tsunami and earthquake in Japan, Marinello Schools of Beauty is holding a Japan Relief Cut-A-Thon in Huntington Beach through Saturday. The school will offer $5 haircuts; all proceeds will be donated to the American Red Cross for...
| Apr 10, 2011
In one corner of the field at this year's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, fans will find an unlikely structure — a kind of ad-hoc cathedral. There's no atonement for a boozy weekend inside, however.
Instead, beams of light will cascade...
| Apr 9, 2011
More than 100,000 people are expected to descend on Indio next weekend for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, and the fashion world will be watching. While Arcade Fire and Kings of Leon are jamming onstage, fashion and lifestyle companies...
| Apr 14, 2011
The three-day Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival is not one that would seem in need of a tune-up. After all, the 2011 edition, which opens Friday and will be headlined by the likes of rap star Kanye West and indie-rock heavyweights the Arcade Fire,...