| Sep 23, 2011
| 5:33 AM
Resident X Factor expert Josh Ridgway will be blogging about the US version of The X Factor on FOX this season. You can also follow Josh on Twitter: @JoshFactor.
Night two of ‘The X Factor’ featured auditions from two of my favorite cities:...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 11:31 AM
”Anything goes” says it all when speaking and writing about New York City. It is indeed a special place. If Chicago is the city of big shoulders, then New York City is the city of big — everything imaginable.
My wife, Marilyn, her...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 10:46 PM
You know how you sometimes watch an amazing movie that puts your emotions on a rollercoaster ride? That happened with me in this documentary, but not in the way I would’ve preferred.
I had moments of being angry at the record industry. They...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 8:22 PM
The 13th annual Elvis Festival, themed the "Magic of Elvis," will honor the king of rock 'n' roll Sunday at the Orange County Market Place in Costa Mesa.
California's only Elvis festival will commemorate the 35th anniversary of Elvis Presley's death,...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Here are your winners!
- Mott the Hoople, “One of the Boys”
- Doves, “Catch the Sun”
- The Waterboys, “A Girl Called Johnny”
- The Pretenders, “Mystery Achievement”
- Ryan Adams, “Come...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Witnessing rockabilly originator Ray Campi in performance can be an unforgettable experience. Decked out in colorful, custom-tailored western wardrobe, letting fly with a biting vocal style reminiscent of a rebel war cry while balanced, mid-air, atop...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 10:05 AM
1) Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts
One of the busiest venues in the state, the Jorgensen Center has presented every conceivable performer since 1955. Running the musical chairs from Jerry Lee Lewis, Chubby Checker and Preservation Hall Jazz Band...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 7:27 PM
"Well, it's one for the money,
Two for the show,
Three to get ready,
Now go, cat, go."
—Carl Perkins, "Blue Suede Shoes"
On Dec. 4, 1956, musical top dog Elvis Presley dropped into a jam session at his former Memphis record label, where Carl...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 8:09 PM
Democratic Foundation of O.C. Luncheon
The April luncheon of the Democratic Foundation of Orange County will feature Jay Chen, a candidate in the 39th Congressional District race. The event is at noon at the Hilton Irvine/Orange County...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 8:37 PM
Benefit Shopping Event
O.C. philanthropist Julia Argyros and 3 Moms on a Mission will host a shopping party at the Bally store at South Coast Plaza to benefit Operation Smile. The event is from 6 to 8 p.m. with a cocktail and hors d'oeuvres...
| May 1, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Taco Mesa, 647 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa, offers tacos for $1.25 on Tuesdays. For more information, call (949) 642-0629.
A free class, "Parkinson's In Balance," is at noon Tuesdays at the Central Orange...