| Nov 19, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Either imitation really isn’t the sincerest form of flattery, or flattery simply isn’t all it's cracked up to be. Either way, the new two-CD tribute to the music of Paul McCartney, “The Art of McCartney,” is a glaring example of...
| Aug 18, 2014
Whether hot South African alt-rockers KONGOS – they of the hit song “Come With Me Now” -- will have a long career is, at this point, anyone’s guess. But the quartet of brothers put on a beat-heavy show at Bethlehem’s......
| Oct 15, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Talk about seismic changes in a band. When Gwar founder/lead singer Odorous Urungus (David Brockie) died of a heroin overdose in March, fans questioned whether the heavily costumed, theatrical metal group could continue.
The question was answered...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
While Beyoncé, Pharrell Williams, Miley Cyrus and other pop music stars are wondering whether they'll walk away with honors from the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, another contender looking to emerge a winner isn't a person at all: the Forum in Inglewood....
| Oct 18, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Jodie Foster has sold a home in Hollywood Hills for its latest asking price of $4.995 million.
The Spanish-style house, built in 1935, is in the Bird Streets area, long popular with celebrities.
A courtyard leads to the home's skylighted entry. The...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 7:52 AM
We now live in the seventh decade of rock 'n' roll, and it has never felt more irrelevant, if such a thing can be gauged by contemporary radio playlists now dominated by slick rappers and aerobicized dance divas. Even terrestrial radio today plays less of...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Bob Dylan wore a gray suit and wide-brimmed hat, the latter of which shadowed eyes he described in song as holding “secrets in them that I can't disguise.” He stood before a well-behaved and polite, if mostly nonplussed, crowd at the Dolby...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 7:00 AM
“Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes,” an ambitious new project in which a handful of contemporary musicians have completed unfinished songs by Bob Dylan nearly half a century old, has been set for release on Nov. 11.
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Bob Dylan will be honored as the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year ahead of next year’s Grammy Awards, the Recording Academy and MusiCares Foundation announced Tuesday.
Dylan will receive the honor during MusiCares' 25th annual gala dinner and...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 2:35 PM
This year, Courant carriers – paperboys and girls -- shared their memories with us on Facebook, in email, in typewritten and handwritten letters. We thought we'd share them with you – they made us laugh, smile and even cry.
| Oct 18, 2014
Personal protection was the big attraction of the first motorcycle jackets, which early 20th-century riders donned as indispensable body armor.
But despite the advantages of these full-length steerhide and horsehide coats in terms of function, it wasn't...