| May 31, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Perhaps the most concise way to summarize Michael Feinstein's work over nearly 30 years as a prominent keeper of the flame for the Great American Songbook is to say that the Great American song title that least applies to him might be Duke Ellington and...
| May 30, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Father’s Day is June 15 and dad is likely so over getting a tie or new golf tees. Surprise dad with a gift he truly deserves this year. Here are our Father’s Day gift picks for 2014.
Creed Green Irish Tweed; $165-$330 at...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Elton John hasn't headlined a solo concert date in L.A. in 13 years. But that's about to end this fall.
The singer-songwriter has announced that he'll finally play his first solo headline date in the Southland in more than a decade. The tour, tied to...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:00 AM
"Sorry seems to be the hardest word," Elton John once sang, but for celebrities that no longer appears to be the case.
Apologies from high-profile musicians and actors have been piling up recently, reflecting regret (or at least its image) for a wide...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Central Florida Community Arts presents "Calling London: Two Sides of the Best of British Music" this Friday, June 20. The concert features the CFCArts Symphony Orchestra.
More than 100 orchestra and rock musicians will come together to present a...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The on-demand revolution in entertainment isn't just about giving audiences more control over their viewing experience. Talent is also enjoying the instant-gratification boom.
Take comedian Todd Barry. A chance phone call from his old pal Louis C.K....
| Jun 19, 2014
| 10:30 AM
At first blush, TV would seem to be a little "Borat"-ed out by now. Yet "Almost Royal" quickly establishes itself as a sprightly surprise, following a mock brother-and-sister team of snotty Brits as they travel the wilds of America, reeling in...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Elton John lamented in song that "sorry seems to be the hardest word."
With all due respect to Sir Elton, he has it all wrong. "Sorry" doesn't seem to be very hard to say at all. In fact, it's often way too easy.
It's frequently observed that an...
| Jun 20, 2014
For the Classic Albums Live band, who will come together to cover the Beatles' penultimate album "Abbey Road" on Friday at Parker Playhouse, the mandate is simple: serious music with zero frills.
Moptops, British accents, Paul's Sgt. Pepper jacket and...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:04 PM
Let's be honest: Museums can be kind of boring. They can change our worldview and show us things we'd never see otherwise, but standing around, shuffling from one untouchable object to the next?
That is why National Music Centre, a Calgary museum of...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Have you heard about the "rocket cats"? It's not a riff on an old Elton John song. University of Pennsylvania experts discovered plans to turn pets into weapons -- well, back in the 16 century, anyway.
The scheme involved putting timed explosives onto...