| Mar 26, 2013
| 6:12 AM
I was at our schoool's Book Fair with Ben last week, sitting on the floor, reading him a clever book called The Three Little Aliens and the Big, Bad Robot. This take-off on the piggie-wolf classic features a trip around the solar system, punctuated by...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 8:08 PM
The themes of Black Friday and the Snow Owl Market, its symbol the cotton-white visage of the referenced bird, could not be more stark.
Black Friday, of course, is a military strike executed by jackbooted thugs high on the smell of coupons and the...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Crowd-pleasing swamp-soul poet JJ Grey has been added to the lineup for the second annual Sunshine Music & Blues Festival on Jan. 18 at the Mizner Park Amphitheater in Boca Raton. The addition bolsters an already strong lineup headlined by the Grammy-...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 6:54 AM
When Chicago cornetist-bandleader Rob Mazurek launched his Exploding Star Orchestra in Millennium Park in 2005, few would have predicted that it would become the centerpiece of his musical life.
True, this was a strong debut, Mazurek leading fellow...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 4:23 AM
Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. Il Divo at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Blood Sweat & Tears at Musikfest Cafe in Bethlehem, winners of "The Voice" and "America's Got Talent" at Miller Symphony Hall......
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:59 AM
Early-bird tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Wedneday for the second annual Sunshine Music & Blues Festival, again headlined by the Grammy-winning Tedeschi Trucks Band, on Jan. 18 at the Mizner Park Amphitheater in Boca Raton.
Along with the TTB, which just...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 10:30 AM
If inspired silliness and Internet ubiquity are the controlling factors in this year's Emmy race, then Jimmy Kimmel just might be able to break "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" stranglehold on the gold statue for variety series.
The Matt Damon take-over...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:44 PM
Los Angeles funk producer and songwriter Damon "Dam-Funk" Riddick has become one of R&B's most idiosyncratic groove delivery systems, a master of unironic synth joy supremely devoted to '70s and '80s tones. For "Higher," the king of the keyboard has...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 8:09 AM
Art show — The 55th annual Charlevoix Waterfront Art Fair will be 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, in East Park in downtown Charlevoix. Juried art show; profits from fees used for Charlevoix area's children's cultural activities. (231) 547-2675 or...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Gathering of the Vibes
July 25-28. Phil Lesh & Friends (2 nights), The Black Crowes, Gov't Mule, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, The Roots, Funky Meters, Galactic, John Butler Trio, Dark Star Orchestra, John Scofield Uberjam,...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 8:07 AM
Local musicians will perform on each block downtown as Harbor Springs Street Musique kicks off 7-9 p.m. Thursday, June 27. In addition to music on each block, Street Musique features children’s activities, magic shows, balloon animals, face painting...