| Jan 16, 2014
| 2:34 PM
If Mark McLaughlin needs a reminder of his time in the television production industry, he only needs to look a few feet to the entertainment-themed signs that decorate the walls of his new Laguna Beach store.
McLaughlin made the jump from film to...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Even if you're old enough to have experienced the '60s (and lucky enough to still have the brain cells to remember them), it's likely that the name “Muscle Shoals” doesn't evoke much. If you religiously read Rolling Stone in those days, it may...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Renegade country singer Eric Church played to type at the CMAs in Nashville, where he performed his new single, “The Outsiders,” to a hungry crowd eager to hear new music from him.
Church broke through with his previous studio album, “...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 1:10 PM
How does a novice filmmaker, and a documentary filmmaker at that, get access to some of the world’s biggest rock, pop and R&B stars for his inaugural low-budget project?
That was relatively easy for Greg Camalier — he just chose a subject...
| Oct 3, 2013
***1/2 (out of four)
Go see “Muscle Shoals”—seriously, don’t miss it—and watch the way the seats bob up and down. That’s viewers unable to resist tapping their feet. Don’t be surprised if some get up and dance....
| Oct 13, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Just when you thought Justin Timberlake and Jay Z had locked up the worst tour name of 2013 with their Legends of the Summer Stadium Tour, along comes Soulbird Presents: A SongVersation with India.Arie. At least with this concert, you'll get a singer...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Epcot's Sounds Like Summer concert series fires up again Sunday. The seven-week event features tribute bands at the America Gardens Theatre on the World Showcase side of the theme park.
The Sounds Like Summer lineup is:
•June 9-15: Stayin'...
| May 23, 2013
| 9:40 PM
Guard in Lakers 1971 championship team
Flynn Robinson, 72, a flashy guard who was a member of the 1971-72 Lakers team that brought Los Angeles its first NBA title, died Thursday at Keck Hospital in Los Angeles from complications related...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:53 PM
J.J. Cale, a laconic, Oklahoma-born musician who shunned the spotlight but gained fame by penning such hits as "After Midnight" and "Cocaine," has died. He was 74.
His death from a heart attack Friday at a La Jolla hospital was disclosed on his...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 12:33 PM
So-called "alt-country'' dominated the main stages on Friday at the Florida Music Festival, in a loosely themed line-up that only demonstrated how hard it is to stylistically pin down that genre's alternative side.
In the early going, acts such as...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 4:31 AM
At this point last week, the Tortuga Music Festival on Fort Lauderdale beach was still just a dream. Its success, based on location and a sterling lineup, seemed like such a natural, but who could be sure how it would fly? By the end of the remarkable...