| Jul 12, 2011
| 4:35 PM
College Football Countdown: No. 34 SMU...
| May 26, 2010
| 9:33 PM
What would you put on the menu for your last meal? The French dignitary Francois Mitterrand, about to expire from stomach cancer, famously ingested an endangered songbird. Joan of Arc received Holy Communion. Allen Ginsberg sipped at a bowl of fish...
| Aug 23, 2011
Jerry Leiber, who with his songwriting partner, Mike Stoller, created a songbook that infused the rock 'n' roll scene of the 1950s and early '60s with energy and mischievous humor, has died. He was 78.
Leiber, the words half of the duo, died Monday at...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 8:38 AM
If Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz were really Alicia Olink from Boynton Beach electropunk actKill Miss Pretty, and her house that spun through the air in a twister were really the much-adored but defunct Fort Lauderdale nightclub Squeeze, the whole scene...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 8:49 AM
My first Phish show took place Nov. 15, 1996 at the Kiel Center in St. Louis, where the St. Louis Blues play hockey. I knew next to nothing about the band, apart from what I heard on A Live One and the then-recently released Billy Breathes. It was...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 2:19 PM
A Kansas program that started out as a way to donate instruments to low income kids is now expanding, teaming up with a Nashville woman who is sending donated guitars to troops serving in war zones overseas.
One of the first donated guitars came from a...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 4:15 PM
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Notre Dame and Oklahoma have gone overtime to develop their NCAA tournament rivalry.
Two games, two overtimes, a split decision. There's a lot of drama whenever they play with everything on the line. And the NCAA selection...
| Mar 26, 2011
| 4:21 PM
Films are at the root of many songs. The hit movie American Gangster inspired Jay-Z’s 2007 album of the same name. Local band Kill Miss Pretty’s “Judy Garland,” begins “I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore,&...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 7:39 PM
In a few days a performance hall in Kansas City will come alive with music and art in a benefit show to help kids and adults with arthritis. The impresario putting it all together is Reaching 4 Excellence Young Achiever Kasie Goodfellow.
| May 10, 2011
| 12:37 PM
John Vanderslice's debut solo album, 2000's Mass Suicide Occult Figurines, introduced the unique studio methodology he's described as “sloppy hi-fi.” Since launching his Tiny Telephone studio in San Francisco in 1997, Vanderslice has crafted...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 10:14 AM
TULSA, Oklahoma -- Another round of severe storms Tuesday could strike Oklahoma, one of the states hit by a wave of violent weather last week, forecasters say.
National Weather Service forecasts early Tuesday include the possibility of heavy winds, large...