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  • 10 cool Spotify playlists: U.K. pop, Greil Marcus, music for the zombie apocalypse

    10 cool Spotify playlists: U.K. pop, Greil Marcus, music for the zombie apocalypse
    Tuesday's as good a day as any to hunker down in front of the desktop and crank out some work. Here are some playlists to pass the time as you break down those figures for the boss.   Greil Marcus’ October Real-Life Rock Top Ten (from Believer...
  • Touching base with the Heavy Pets

    Touching base with the Heavy Pets
    To call the Heavy Pets a "local band" at this point would be something of a misnomer. While the jam-rock group’s founding members hail from New York, the band itself did get its start in South Florida. But then, so did New Found Glory, and no one...
  • Greeting life on his own terms

    Greeting life on his own terms
    On a recent weekday morning, Michael Minutoli rolled up to the Main Beach boardwalk on his bike, Starbucks cup in hand, and said "hello" to people sitting on the benches. Those who didn't know Minutoli, wearing an "I Love LB" sweatshirt and pink...
  • Breakers still No. 1 in CIF poll

    The Laguna Beach High boys' water polo team continues to hold down the top ranking in this week's CIF Southern Section Division 3 boys' water polo poll. The Breakers are one of three Laguna Beach athletic teams to earn a top-10 spot in the polls....
  • Fall album preview

    Here come the would-be blockbusters. The music industry inevitably rolls out new releases by its biggest artists in the fall, just in time for holiday gift-giving. This year is no exception, with studio albums expected from Drake and Mary J. Blige; a host...
  • Fleet Foxes search for 'one melodic voice'

    Fleet Foxes search for 'one melodic voice'
    Toward the end of 2009, Fleet Foxes' lead singer and songwriter Robin Pecknold was offered a solo slot on Joanna Newsom's tour. As a fan of the progressive, indie harpist, Pecknold considered it an easy decision. The difficult part was figuring out...
  • Our Laguna: Laguna says 'bonjour!'

    The youth of sister cities Laguna Beach and Menton, France, cemented relations this week. The Laguna Beach Sister Cities Assn. entertained students from Menton and their two chaperones with dinners at local restaurants, field trips, some free time to...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    Stay in the loop with a look at everything going on this week MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change) Martha Marcy May Marlene The Skin I Live In The Son of No One Tower Heist A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas NOTABLE TV  MONDAY Ghost Hunters Live!...
  • Official version of Beach Boys' 'Smile' is released

    Official version of Beach Boys' 'Smile' is released
    "The Velvet Underground's first album only sold 10,000 copies," Brian Eno's famous quote posits, "but everyone who bought it formed a band." The Beach Boys were never remotely in the same universe of rock hipsterdom that the Velvets have long occupied,...
  • Critic's Notebook: 'The Smile Sessions' puts puzzle together

    Critic's Notebook: 'The Smile Sessions' puts puzzle together
    Forty-five years ago this week at United Western Recorders, near Sunset and Vine in Los Angeles, Brian Wilson and Van Dyke Parks, along with a radio interviewer, were hanging out in a studio with a grand piano, a microphone and a work in progress called...
  • Don't worry, be silly

    Don't worry, be silly
    Meet another member of the many-sided faith community in South Florida. This week we're talking with Rabbi Robert Silvers, spiritual leader of Congregation B'nai Israel in Boca Raton. More about Rabbi Silvers Title: Senior rabbi at Congregation B'...