| Sep 18, 2010
| 7:49 PM
"I Am Joe's Aorta"; "I Am Joe's Brain." Remember those? If this is your first rodeo, you don't. If it isn't you do. It was a series of articles in Reader's Digest years ago in which a different body part each month would tell you what function they...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 3:37 PM
Ronald Reagan is coming to Newport Beach. Well, his statue is anyway.
The idea is the brainchild of Newport Beach Councilman Keith Curry, a long-time Reagan admirer, and not just from afar. Curry was a member of the Reagan administration in the 1980s,...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 9:08 AM
"Feel Like a Soldier"
By day, Vena Paylo is an arts assistant for Broward County Cultural Division, where she designs the division’s Web site and works with artists and cultural organizations. By night and on weekends, she practices her own...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 10:32 AM
I was on an elevator in an old building the other day and noticed that it didn't have a 13th floor and I thought to myself, 'man, I haven't listened to The 13th Floor Elevators in forever'. Then this album comes up in rotation. Coincidence? Maybe. ...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 4:27 PM
Christmas used to be for children. Now, in Laguna, we have seasoned it for adults.
It started a few weeks ago at the Sawdust Festival's Winter Fantasy, complete with special microbrewed winter beer and Janis Joplin songs.
On Monday, it continued with...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Rustic Overtones perform during Riverfest alongside River City Slim and the Zydeco Hogs, Michael Cleary Band, 94th Army Band, Adam Ezra Group, and Brian Jarvis Band.
Free, 7:15 p.m., July 7. Mortensen Riverfront Plaza (Upper Stage), 300 Columbus Blvd.,...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 12:26 PM
The Festival of Arts celebrated its 80th season at an invitation-only party Saturday night that harkened to the 1930s.
But it was this year's show that created the buzz.
"It is stunning," said Rosemary Swimm, wife of artist Tom Swimm, who was decked out...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 9:27 PM
After weeks – months! – of audiences being inundated with promos for NBC’s “The Voice,” the premiere finally got under way tonight after Super Bowl XLVI. As the NFL crowned this year’s champions in the New York Giants,...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 1:58 AM
I haven't watched a Grammy telecast all the way through in quite awhile. As much as I love the great TV-music moments when they happen, there haven't been enough of them lately to keep me tuned in when all the wretched excess, bizarre productions and...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 6:08 AM
LONDON (KTLA) -- Toxicology results are still pending, but family members reportedly believe Amy Winehouse died from alcohol withdrawal, not drugs.
Winehouse's family told The Sun that the singer quit drinking cold turkey instead of gradually tapering...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 9:59 AM
British pop singer Amy Winehouse was reportedly found dead inside her London apartment Saturday afternoon.
According to several reports, emergency medical services were called to Winehouse's flat where they discovered the unconscious pop star.