| Nov 30, 2013
| 8:00 AM
This past summer, in a small village outside of Phnom Penh, not far from the Mekong River, I met an 8-year-old boy named Basil. He couldn't stop laughing, playing, racing around the village like any boy his age.
Visiting him meant something special to...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Britney Spears helped usher dance music into the American pop mainstream with propulsive hit singles like "Toxic" and "Till the World Ends." So it's only fair that Las Vegas EDM culture is now returning the favor.
Sin City's recent musical revamp...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 11:58 AM
Billy Joel will become the first artist to headline Wrigley Field twice when he performs at the historic ballpark July 18, promoters Live Nation announced Thursday.
Joel, who co-headlined Wrigley in 2009 with Elton John, is now also doing an extended...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:01 AM
The show opens with Aloe Blacc performing "Wake Me Up." This is one of those songs that I've heard a million times but couldn't have told you the title or the singer.
Now that we've gotten rid of a few couples, we should go back to the individual walk-...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 10:01 PM
Not many artists can get their name placed before that of superstar rapper Kanye West on a festival lineup, but piano man Elton John has received top-billing for the 2014 edition of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. Other headliners at the four-day...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 9:56 PM
Born in Brooklyn 30 years apart, singer-songwriter Neil Sedaka, the onetime Brill Building composer who found unlikely midcareer success with Elton John, and multidimensional rap entrepreneur Jay Z, still defining much of contemporary music and style...
| Nov 23, 2013
As one local puts it, "People go to Hollywood to see the handprints. When people think of what they see on TV — reality shows, the glamour, 'Entourage' — that's West Hollywood."
As its name suggests, West Hollywood is bounded on the east...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Your Facebook profile may be doing you more harm than good. What you choose to include on your Facebook profile can alter not only what people think about you but also the way they treat you.
Are you the kind of person who gets to know someone before...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 9:14 AM
The Top 11 on "American Idol" tackled songs from the cinema on Wednesday night, and in keeping with the theme, many of the singers seemed to come into artistic focus for the first time.
As each stepped forward to sing a song either written for or...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:36 PM
Those glued to either this week's "American Idol" auditions or Sunday's NFL playoffs have probably been humming Aloe Blacc's new aspirational jam, "The Man." The song has been blanketing the TV airwaves through a prominent Beats by Dre commercial...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 3:15 PM
What’s the best way for celebrities to take a stand against Russia’s anti-gay regime and its homophobic disciples?
Should they take actor Wentworth Miller’s approach and forgo any appearances in Russia until the country has done away...