| Jul 4, 2015
| 12:00 PM
For Matt Martians, it started with the beats.
A producer and multi-instrumentalist, Martians is half of the Internet, the adventurous R&B group that began as an offshoot of the cheerfully anarchic Los Angeles hip-hop collective Odd Future. Since then,...
| Jun 26, 2015
| 12:08 PM
Quite simply, Miguel’s “Wildheart” is one of the horniest albums I’ve ever heard. Yet it also demonstrates that the charismatic, 29-year-old singer finally has struck the right balance between sensual R&B crooner and adventurous...
| Jun 27, 2015
| 3:30 AM
Veteran actor Ian McKellen celebrated with a Vine video. Singer Miley Cyrus rejoiced with some screaming and a few emojis. And talk show host Ellen DeGeneres summed up her joy in two words and a hashtag.
In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court ruled...
| Jun 26, 2015
| 3:14 PM
-LatinoFest: Baltimore owes a lot to its Latino community, including 35 years of summer festivals bringing Latin music and dance, art displays, kid stuff, and utterly mouth-watering (and mouth-inflaming) food to Patterson Park. This year, check out...
| Jun 23, 2015
| 4:46 PM
WEDNESDAY: Dublin’s Girl Band, who are actually all guys because that joke never ever gets old, plays the Ottobar. Rockabilly singer-songwriter Caroline Rose performs at the Metro Gallery with Rodney Henry. The Station North Jazz Orchestra blows its...
| Jun 22, 2015
| 9:02 AM
At the start of her headlining set Friday night at The Fillmore Silver Spring, Tori Kelly greeted the crowd with humble words and an acoustic six-string.
“I’m just a girl with a guitar / trying to give you my whole heart,” the 22-year-...
| Jun 18, 2015
| 10:18 AM
Home is hard-won in Chicago. This is a city full of neighborhoods and scenes; cliques abound, and it can be difficult to feel like you fit in when everyone else fits in someplace else. Nightlife can be an especially potent example of this scenario, with...
| May 31, 2015
| 1:12 PM
It was an odd way to open a stadium concert, with a death wish, in the dark, with beats that rummaged through a vast emptiness.
"Oh my god, oh my God, if I die I'm a legend," Drake declared over reverberating keyboards Friday at the United Center....
| May 27, 2015
| 4:37 PM
Steve Coogan in 'Happyish': Though stepping into a role intended for the late Philip Seymour Hoffman, this underappreciated (on these shores, anyway) British actor owns and upgrades what's otherwise a too-familiar story of a dissatisfied...
| May 19, 2015
| 10:26 AM
On the opening track of his debut album, "Ratchet" (XL), Shamir welcomes the listener to his hometown. If "Vegas" is sin city, he asks with the unhurried air of someone who's been out in the desert sun all day, does that mean he's already in hell?
| May 14, 2015
| 1:43 PM
Since she was six years old, Tatiana Ranallo, 16, of Gilberts has known that she wanted to pursue a career as both a singer and actress.
"I started out with a role as one of the Native Americans in the Children's Theatre of Elgin's production of...