| Jan 26, 2015
| 5:44 PM
As it journeys from venue to venue throughout the United States, Occidental Gypsy, a red-hot, Django Reinhardt-inspired, gypsy swing and fusion band, loves to encourage rapt listeners to get up on their feet and dance to its classically retro yet...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 1:00 PM
Musician Paul Serrano was a jazz trumpeter and recording engineer whose work included recording top artists across a broad cross-section of contemporary music in his South Side P.S. Recording Studios.
Mr. Serrano, 82, died Thursday, Jan. 15, in...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 11:16 AM
Much like the genesis of his band’s debut album, a conversation with Kids vocalist and bassist Joshua Diaz is a series of twists and turns, paths he’s been down before, and unfamiliar ones that come with the territory of publicizing a new...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 12:08 PM
Maxee Maxwell, a member of the 1990s girl group Brownstone — best known for the hit "If You Love Me" — has died after cutting herself in a fall at home, a representative said Monday.
Courtney Barnes told The Associated Press that Maxwell,...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 7:17 AM
Former Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash, whom Rolling Stone magazine ranks among the greatest of all time and whose licks helped take his band to the top in the late 1980s and early '90s, will perform at Stroudsburg’s Sherman Theater, the venue just...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 5:55 PM
They called it "pleather" when Michael Jackson donned plasticky, synthetic leather in his early moon-walking days. Famous for clothing rock stars and club kids in the 1980s and '90s, the fabric is now a hit with a new generation.
With the help of...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 11:58 AM
Can you name the only three recording artists to have Billboard Top 40 hits in the 1980s, 1990s, 2000s and 2010s? The answer would be Michael Jackson, Madonna and ... Weird Al Yankovic.
We point out this delightful bit of trivia not...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 1:10 PM
Rich Little: The famed impressionist has been skewering presidents and other political figures from Kennedy to Obama. The master mimic has perfected more than 200 voices in his long career, from Clark Gable to Clint Eastwood. 8:30 p.m., Colony...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 9:06 PM
Fifty years ago the African-American community in Selma, Ala., marched and demanded the right to vote. In 1965 this right was denied to most blacks in Alabama. When the community of people crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge on their way to Montgomery, state...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 6:42 PM
Health-care officials put an Orange County anesthesiologist on probation this month after allegations that talking on his cellphone distracted him from tending to a patient who died after dental implant surgery in Newport Beach.
According to a complaint...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 6:59 AM
Michael Jackson died tragically six years ago. But did he ever really go away?
In 2011, Cirque du Soleil's "Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour" started circling the globe, offering the specter of MJ's voice surrounded by live musicians and...