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  • 'American Idol' recap: Top 12 perform

     
    Janell reports on last night's American Idol:The Top 12 are performing tonight, and the theme is not “whatever you want,” for a change. It’s “Song From the Year You Were Born” night, a theme which will make the viewing...
  • American Idol and Hall of Fame

     
    I'll offer my "American Idol" predictions for this week below, but I also wanted to use this space to call for your nominations to my Hall of Fame of the area's most colorful characters. My column today made the same......
  • 'Idol' becoming a race among the least bad each week

     
    This season’s “American Idol” long ago stopped being a show I enjoyed and has instead become a show I endure. And it’s well on its way to becoming a show I despise. The contestants are weak, at best. Not a......
  • ‘American Idol’: Could you feel the rock tonight?

     
    The "American Idol" contestants showed how they would make it as rock stars. I think it was the best night of the season so far, because there were some pleasant surprises....
  • Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Holly, Michael Jackson items on display for Hard Rock's 40th

    Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Holly, Michael Jackson items on display for Hard Rock's 40th
    A rolling museum of music history wheeled through Seattle today – with some precious artifacts from the early days of rock-and-roll. A truck trailer that came to Seattle was filled with famous guitars, historic clothing, unique personal items and...
  • Actress-Producer Lisa Blount Dies at 53

    Actress-Producer Lisa Blount Dies at 53
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Actress Lisa Blount, known best for her role in 1982's "An Officer and a Gentleman," died this week in her Arkansas home after battling chronic illness and complaining of back and neck pain, Little Rock police said Thursday. Blount,...
  • From Sun Magazine: Something to celebrate

    From Sun Magazine: Something to celebrate
    Halfway through their recent show at 2640 Space, Celebration parted the sky. Giant white orbs already hovered over the crowd, and lightning-like flashes bathed the stage in red and purple and back to red again. But now clouds bounced from side to side,...
  • Waking up with Grace Potter and the Nocturnals

    When Grace Potter hit the stage for VH1’s Divas Salute the Troops this past December wearing a skimpy, silver, flapper dress and gripping a Gibson Flying V guitar, all eyes were on the blond bombshell before she strummed a single note. And then, she...
  • Allison Iraheta: Life after American Idol

    As the only female among the final four contestants of American Idol’s 2009 season, Allison Iraheta delivered an impassioned, dynamic rendition of Janis Joplin’s “Cry Baby” that even left Simon Cowell impressed. “You have...
  • Local Songs: Is it hot in here? Or is it just these songs?

    Occasionally, we encounter performers who seem so confident about that voice that comes from very deep inside, they may not need a microphone. Pop, jazz and soul singer Chloe Dolandis is one of those singers. When she launches into “Bring Back the...
  • Sweet home Laguna

     Sweet home Laguna
    Laguna Beach High School junior Macarena Rivera began playing "homemade music" with her stepdad, Jason Farthing, in the family's living room about two years ago, in order to promote his cigar box art and guitar business and to help the performing arts...