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  • Amy Winehouse, dead at 27: One acclaimed album, great promise left unfulfilled

    Amy Winehouse, dead at 27: One acclaimed album, great promise left unfulfilled
    Amy Winehouse, who was found dead Saturday at her home in London, left behind a small body of celebrated work and immeasurable unfulfilled promise. She was 27. Authorities were investigating the cause of the British singer’s death. But, sadly, it...
  • Capturing the wildlife of Howard County

    Capturing the wildlife of Howard County
    Taking photographs of birds wasn't always on Michael Oberman's list of things to accomplish in life. Yet nowadays, the Columbia resident says he "would rather be around a great blue heron than James Brown," one of the 300 music greats he interviewed...
  • A fresh breath of Fillmore

    A fresh breath of Fillmore
    Music fans and local paparazzi will be out in full force Sept. 15 when a bona fide pop superstar joins well-wishers in throwing open the doors of the country's latest Fillmore Music Hall, just down the road a ways in nearby Silver Spring. The sixth U.S....
  • Album review: The Alabama Shakes' 'Boys & Girls'

    Album review: The Alabama Shakes' 'Boys & Girls'
    The Alabama Shakes’ first album, "Boys & Girls," is an electric jolt that anyone who loves blues-based rock music should track down immediately. Consisting of three men and one young explosion named Brittany Howard on vocals and guitar, the group,...
  • 'The Voice' recap: Season 2 premiere

    'The Voice' recap: Season 2 premiere
    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,...
  • Adele, Hudson and the energy of archetype elevate Grammy telecast

    Adele, Hudson and the energy of archetype elevate Grammy telecast
    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...
  • Lila Downs a singer without borders

    Lila Downs a singer without borders
    Lila Downs’ music is a lot like her upbringing: threads of seemingly unrelated cultures woven into an exotic, ever-shifting hybrid. She’s done everything from studying anthropology to dropping out of school to follow the Grateful Dead. She was...
  • Barry Feinstein dies at 80; rock music photographer

    Barry Feinstein dies at 80; rock music photographer
    Barry Feinstein, a photographer who gained renown as one of the premier chroniclers of the 1960s and '70s music scene, including shooting iconic album covers for Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin and George Harrison, has died. He was 80. Feinstein, a longtime...
  • Commentary: Banning Ranch project has one important element

    I suppose (rather glumly) that the Banning Ranch development will eventually be rubber-stamped into reality. After all, who would stand in face of "a home run" for Newport Beach and Costa Mesa residents? And who'd ever oppose a project that would "allow...
  • Towson biology professor developing silicone implant to battle herpes

    Towson biology professor developing silicone implant to battle herpes
    The space sure looked like a science lab, with beakers full of brightly-hued potions and a dry-erase board covered in graphs and mathematical scrawl. But at the heart of the operation sits a hunk of metal with a hand crank on the side. "It's a pasta...
  • Jamming through the summer

    Jamming through the summer
    The fifth annual Flights & Sounds Summer Festival at the Orange County Great Park will continue Aug. 23 with Jim Washburn's Guitar Picks. The festival's Made in America Weekend — dedicated to blues, swing and guitars — will kick off with a...