| Jul 31, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Aug. 2, Beineke Library at Yale University, this show is free with RSVP tickets, but there are no more tickets available.
The worlds of indie rock, American history and cartography have rarely intersected as nicely as they will when...
| Aug 5, 2012
In the decades since her death on Aug. 5, 1962, Marilyn Monroe has been the subject of so many books that the actress practically deserves her own Dewey Decimal classification.
And although it seems unlikely that there's any aspect of her 36 years that...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Here are your winners!
- Mott the Hoople, “One of the Boys”
- Doves, “Catch the Sun”
- The Waterboys, “A Girl Called Johnny”
- The Pretenders, “Mystery Achievement”
- Ryan Adams, “Come...
| Aug 21, 2012
Scott McKenzie, whose 1967 hit single "San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)" captured the spirit of the '60s flower-power movement and became a generational touchstone, has died. He was 73.
McKenzie died Saturday at his home in Silver...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 11:39 AM
Every spring, I listen to the Grateful Dead with fresh ears, not to the exclusion of everything else, but close to it. (I'm not alone in this. How many people in the Northeast associate the Dead's music with thaw, both literal and spiritual?)
| Apr 23, 2012
| 5:55 PM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- Dick Clark underwent surgery for an enlarged prostate the day before he died.
According to his death certificate, Clark underwent a procedure on April 17 to cure "acute urinary retention due to benign prostatic hyperplasia."...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:34 AM
Dick Clark, who died Wednesday at the age of 82, is rightfully being hailed as a pioneer of popular culture. And that's fair enough.
In the 1950s, '60s and '70s, the reach of his daily"American Bandstand"show and his myriad prime-time special productions...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 8:12 PM
For a true sample of what Newport Beach's culinary scene has to offer, look no further than the annual Taste of Newport.
Hosted by the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce and staffed by an army of more than 1,000 volunteers, the Taste draws more than 50,...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 12:41 PM
Two hundred fifty years ago, in 1762, Jonathan Hager founded a community near the stone house he built for his future wife, Elizabeth. He named the new town Elizabethtown after her.
To celebrate the 250th anniversary of the city's founding, the City...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Family music covers a lot of territory. It can be simple nursery rhymes or musically sophisticated, inventive original songs. Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band, a recent entry in the “kindie rock” field, falls squarely in the latter category....
| Jul 17, 2012
| 8:05 AM
The Hold Steady
July 19, Arch Street Tavern, 85 Arch St., Hartford, (860) ) 246-7610, archstreettavern.com
Rock and Roll is revolutionary. It's about sex and rebellious youth. It's about a new generation forging its own world in contrast to the...