| Feb 8, 2012
| 2:39 PM
For all their Berkeley punk-rock bona fides — unassailable and enough to send a certain kind of ill-prepared theatergoer headed for an early exit — Green Day songs are actually filled with hope and longing. They may rail hard, loud and long...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 12:03 PM
The Hippodrome's 2012-2013 Broadway Series will have tried-and-true crowd pleasers such as "Wicked" and "Beauty and the Beast" alongside newer musicals "American Idiot" and "Billy Elliot."
"From a consumer perspective, this is a juggernaut season,"...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 8:18 PM
Next time you're out there, straddling your board, waiting for the next set, take a long, deep breath.
On Aug. 6, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will hold its fourth annual Pipeline to a Cure gala at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 11:57 AM
A legendary set of call letters returned to the Baltimore airwaves Monday when CBS radio launched alternative rock station HFS at 97.5 on the FM dial.
But competitors, like Dave Hill, the head of programming at 98 Rock (97.9 FM), dismissed the new HFS as...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 2:20 PM
FRIDAY: Enjoy yoga outdoors at the Strand at Fifth Street in Huntington Beach. Free classes, held by Yoga Works instructors, are held from 9 to 10 a.m. Bring your own yoga mat. For more information, visit http://www.thestrandon5th.com....
| Aug 9, 2011
| 9:16 PM
Orange County is getting a huge helping of pop-punk star power in a very tiny place this week, thanks to Green Day. The chart-topping trio announced that it would be playing a "secret" (not anymore) show at the Tiki Bar in Costa Mesa on Thursday....
| Sep 3, 2011
| 4:26 PM
Green Day lead vocalist and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong was pulled off a Burbank-bound jet for wearing his pants too low, prompting an apology from Southwest Airlines.
The incident occurred Thursday night on a Southwest flight at the Oakland airport....
| Sep 8, 2011
| 6:01 AM
Touring productions of the musicals "American Idiot," "Bring it On" and "Fela!" are the highlights of the spring 2012 season at Broadway in Chicago. They join the previously announced blockbuster, "The Book of Mormon."
The presenter said Thursday that...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 7:11 AM
If you’re a celebrity flying Southwest Airlines out of Baltimore or Denver this weekend, get ready for your close-up—and be on your best behavior.
The airline famous for kicking celebs off its flights is teaming with TLC and ITV Studios...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 7:57 AM
If you're caught with an empty sack only a few days left before Christmas, believe me, I understand. Sound Check is ready and willing to lend a hand. Here are a few recommended items with local ties. It's the Sound Check Last-Minute Gift Guide.
| Jul 25, 2012
| 9:28 AM
Jamal Shuriah, a Hartt School grad, will be in the ensemble of the international tour of Green Day's "American Idiot" when it comes to the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford Feb. 26 to March 3.
Alex Nee will star as Johnny, along with...