| Nov 20, 2012
| 10:34 AM
The Golden Bear closed down in January 1986, though to hang around people who frequented the place, you might swear the dark, cozy, intimate musical venue once located near PCH and Main is still there. People speak of it in such loving and present terms,...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Indie-rock trio Fun. and R&B/hip-hop star Frank Ocean scored big in Grammy Award nominations, scoring six nods apiece mostly in the top Grammy categories. The Recording Academy announced the nominations Wednesday during a show in Nashville. The 55th...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 7:36 PM
The second week of battle rounds on NBC’s “The Voice” brought a slew of questionable fashion decisions and equally questionable song choices. But “questionable” doesn’t always mean less delightful.
| 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...
| 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...
| May 31, 2011
Before Linda McCartney ever laid eyes on her husband-to-be at the launch party for the album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" in 1967, she was already a reputable rock 'n' roll photographer capturing candid behind-the-scenes images of late '60s.......
| Jun 6, 2011
Michael Jackson's red 'Thriller' jacket, other pop memorabilia, going up for auction June 25-26....
| Jun 6, 2011
Michael Jackson's "Thriller" jacket is up for sale. The red-and-black leather jacket wore in the "Thriller' music video will be auctioned off in late June. Michael Jackson's "Thriller" jacket is expected to bring up to $400,00 at auction....