| Feb 11, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Ippolita Rostagno’s beautiful bangles and sparkling rings have graced the famous wrists and fingers of Halle Berry, Reese Witherspoon, Carrie Underwood and Kate Hudson. The Italian-born designer’s collections are sold at the most coveted...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Insane City by Dave Barry (Putnam) The Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist's first solo adult novel in more than a decade is a typically absurdist comic story about everything — and then some — that goes wrong for Seth and his friends en...
| Jan 10, 2013
Chicago Live! is taking to the road again, traveling north to Ravinia for a special Valentine’s Day show. UPDATE: This event has reached capacity. Sold out.
Yes, that Ravinia, which for more than a century has been offering some of the area’...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Little starlight shone on the Sunshine Blues Festival Saturday at Boca Raton’s Mizner Park Amphitheater, inclement weather graying the skies and softening the ground, leaving no foot — clad or otherwise — free of mud. Star power, on...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 5:01 AM
At the halfway point of recording "The Lion, the Beast, the Beat" — Grace Potter and the Nocturnals' fourth album, released last June — things seemed to be progressing smoothly.
The band's hybrid of blues, rock and folk sounded locked-in...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 9:40 AM
The New Riders of the Purple Sage got their start when songwriter John Dawson and fledgling pedal steel player Jerry Garcia teamed up to play some country music in coffee shops. Later that year lead guitarist John Nelson joined them, and before too long...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 2:28 PM
AUSTIN, Texas -- Clive Davis is always selling something, it seems. At the South by Southwest Music Conference on Thursday, it was his autobiography that was being flogged, and as he sat to talk about it with Billboard journalist Bill Werde, he...
| Mar 30, 2013
Into the decadent world of Pasadena we go. . . .
More and more I am drawn to that little triangle of treasures near Vroman's Bookstore: the Laemmle theaters, of course, where the audiences are either amazingly reverential or fully asleep, and the little...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 6:19 AM
Down to the final 7, last night's show had the contenders take on some of the legends of rock and roll and most were clearly outside of their comfort zones.
Burnell's version of Bon Jovi's "You Give Love a Bad Name" reminded us all that we love him...
| Dec 29, 2012
There’s no arguing that popular music concerts have taken a great leap forward in the Lehigh Valley the past two years. The May opening of Sands Bethlehem Event Center, with its 3,500-person capacity and affiliation with Sands Casino and promoting.....
| Apr 3, 2013
For rock 'n roll week on "American Idol," Kree Harrison took on Janis Joplin with a bluesy, country version of "Piece of My Heart."...