| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:11 PM
When the world-at-large last saw Katy Perry performing her "Dark Horse," she was emerging from a crystal ball and strutting around the Grammy Awards stage as if she were "Sleeping Beauty's" evil queen Maleficent. Now, she's remixing Egyptian history so it...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 9:41 AM
Pharrell Williams says it cost him about $200, and for much of the last month it has become the center of attention. It's been compared to the Arby's logo. It has room for secret compartments, perhaps even a leprechaun. It took on a social media life of...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Lily Allen has always had a knack for ribbing guys in her lyrics. Now she's using her new album to do a bit of the same.
In an interview on the BBC's "The Graham Norton Show," Allen said her new album -- her first since 2009 -- would bear the...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:50 AM
Martin Van Ruin might borrow its name from President Martin Van Buren--whose critics dubbed him “Van Ruin” since he presided over a long, painful economic recession--but frontman Derek Nelson, 27, insists the band’s music is rooted in...
| Jul 10, 2013
He’s hunted down America’s most gut-busting food challenges, sought its best sandwiches — and now Adam Richman is ready to party. For his newest series, Adam Richman’s Fandemonium, the popular Travel Channel host crisscrosses the...
| May 5, 2012
As much as I love music, looking at this photo of fans crowded against the barriers at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival makes me realize all the aggravation involved in the festival experience.
Fortunately, there are folks thinking about ways...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 5:16 PM
Though we are a nation of summer travelers, that season isn't necessarily the best time to explore.
"I would argue Europe is better in the shoulder seasons," said Amy Farley, news editor at Travel + Leisure and author of the magazine's "Trip Doctor"...
| May 17, 2011
| 12:43 PM
WEDNESDAY 18: POKER FACE
The latest artistic outing by Art Nouveau Events will feature more than two dozen artists displaying art related to the Poker Face theme — in other words, the art of deception. Among the artists displaying mixed-media works:...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 8:00 PM
The year 2011 won't go down in the record books as one of the region's best for live music. With the economy sputtering, promoters seemed to hedge their bets over the last 12 months. Even so, there were memorable moments on area stages. Plenty of big...
| May 13, 2011
| 7:15 AM
A new, 27-track live album by Bruce Hornsby and The Noisemakers was released through Amazon.com last week. For May 2 only "Bride of The Noisemakers" was available as a $3.99 download -- a juicy discount from the normal price of $7.99.
| Jun 8, 2011
| 2:43 PM
Chicago, prepare for a new version of Boi's Town.
Big Boi-- one half of OutKast and one of the best rappers to come out of the South (or anywhere, for that matter)-- dropped through the Windy City for a Crown Royal Black event undisclosed to the...