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  • Trivia

    Trivia
    Writers/producers/co-creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas are members of the band "The Solids," which performs the show's theme song "Hey Beautiful". Marshall is from Minnesota. Lily's nickname for Marshall is "Marshmallow". Marshall's nickname for...
  • Our picks: Romantic music for a special Valentine's Day

    Our picks: Romantic music for a special Valentine's Day
    A couple of years ago, the Daily Press' own music buffs Sam McDonald and Mike Holtzclaw shared some favorite tunes for setting that very romantic mood on Valentine's Day. Here are the songs they chose - as well as a few clunkers to avoid: Great songs,...
  • New Music Video: Jay-Z & Kanye West-OTIS

    New Music Video: Jay-Z & Kanye West-OTIS
    Jay-Z and Kanye West roll out the video for the Otis Redding-sampled single from their hot-selling album Watch the Throne, which is expected to sell over 500,000 copies in its first week. Directed by Spike Jonze 
  • Sunday, September 4, 2011

    5 - 5:30 a.m. The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter 5:30 - 6 a.m. Love Changes Life 6 - 6:30 a.m. The Lutheran Hour 6:30 - 9 a.m. The Sunday Papers with Rick Kogan 6:35 a.m.  Rick Kogan, on what would have been the 70th birthday of Otis Redding,...
  • Sharon Jones: Five feet high and rising

    Sharon Jones: Five feet high and rising
    Sharon Jones has been told what she is not so many times, she can’t help but laugh. And laugh she does: a deep, joyful noise that, like an outboard motor, sputters to life, catches briefly and then expires with a series of snorts and snickers....
  • Das Racist Bring Their Smart, Goofy Rap to Toad's Place

    Das Racist Bring Their Smart, Goofy Rap to Toad's Place
    Das Racist with Danny Brown and Despot. Thursday, Sept. 29, Toad's Place, 300 York St., New Haven, (203) 624-TOAD, toadsplace.com Toto, I don't think we're at the Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell anymore. No, Das Racist has come quite far from...
  • Cyndi Lauper finds the blues in Memphis

    Cyndi Lauper finds the blues in Memphis
    It has been almost three decades since Cyndi Lauper sashayed her way to status as a 1980s icon with "Girls Just Want to Have Fun," but the singer still knows how to have a good time. Her latest fun diversion is "To Memphis, With Love," a concert DVD...
  • Film helps African-Americans remember a lively Carr's Beach

    Film helps African-Americans remember a lively Carr's Beach
    Decades ago, a trip to segregated Ocean City presented far too many challenges for African-American families. Instead they went to a sandy peninsula near Annapolis, known as "the beach," for a day's outing. Carr's Beach — its proper name —...
  • West Hartford's Javier Colon A Contender On 'The Voice'

    West Hartford's Javier Colon A Contender On 'The Voice'
    Reality-show vocal competitions are thought to be designed for newcomers just starting their careers. For West Hartford's Javier Colon, who wowed the judges on NBC's "The Voice" last week, it was a return to the arena for someone whose first job out of...
  • From gondolier to musician

    From gondolier to musician
    If Danny Maika can charm a panel of judges the way he charms a gondola, Greg Mohr expects him to clean up at this year's OC Music Awards. Maika, the fan favorite this year for the Best Live Acoustic category, worked for a decade at Mohr's Newport Beach-...
  • Mixtape Friday for June 17

    Paul 1. 5 O'clock World - The Vogues 2. 9 to 5 - Dolly Parton 3. Working for the Weekend - Loverboy 4. Working My Way Back to You - Four Seasons 5. Workin' for a Livin' - Huey Lewis and the News Ed 1. Sloop John B - Beach Boys 2. Ding Dong, Ding Dong...