| Jul 31, 2014
If you can’t wait to see Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers play at downtown Allentown’s new PPL Center arena on Sept. 16, you can get a glimpse of the band and hear its new music a whole lot sooner. Get......
| Sep 13, 2014
| 6:16 PM
Before easing into a conversation about his new album with the Heartbreakers, "Hypnotic Eye," the longtime Malibu beach-dweller Tom Petty has a score to settle. It's in response to an old Los Angeles Times survey of Los Angeles' most enduring rock bands....
| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:27 AM
PHILADELPHIA -- If Bruce Sprinsteen is the artist who chronicles the progression of our lives, Tom Petty – who tonight plays Allentown’s new PPL Center -- has become the one who voices our fight against it.
Petty’s songs, so stingingly...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 9:06 AM
If the Eagles’ concert Friday was the perfect show to open Allentown’s PPL Center, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers on Tuesday was the perfect act for the arena’s second event.
Or any beyond that.
While the Eagles played a set that...
| Sep 9, 2014
Beatriz Monteavaro's all-black diorama "Castle Churchill's: Fortress of Mystery and Power" is a monument to Miami's famed den of musical sorcery, Churchill's Pub, a venue for the drummer's fast-and-furious punk-metal duo Holly Hunt. Her sculpture, which...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:52 PM
There are few modern military characters as outsized as Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the former commanding general of international and U.S. forces in Afghanistan.
You might recall Michael Hastings' incendiary 2010 Rolling Stone profile of McChrystal that...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 5:30 AM
When children of famous parents succeed, they're not infrequently suspected of taking shortcuts or gaining special favors. To Maria Rita, it seemed at times that the opposite was true.
"People got really aggressive when I started to sing professionally,...
| May 28, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Money isn't everything. But Apple's $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, made official on Wednesday, proved that everybody thinks it is.
The over-analysis of the reasoning behind Apple's offer, which began long before the acquisition was...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Nigel Lythgoe, along with the DanceOn network on YouTube, plans to launch two new online shows later this year: "Dance School Diaries" and "Every Single Step."
DanceOn, which recently spotlighted dance-centric campaigns spotlighting Michael Jackson's...
| May 16, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Musicvideo helmer Daniel Wolfe and his brother Matthew confirm that style and content need not be mutually exclusive with their impressive feature debut, "Catch Me Daddy," which tracks the doomed attempts of a British Asian teen runaway to escape the long...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Aridecy Tate thought she’d be returning to Chicago today to celebrate finishing her cosmetology degree here, just two weeks after her only son, Ulysses S. Gissendanner III, helped her move to Arkansas.
Instead, she arrived and went this morning to...