| Feb 20, 2013
Michael Angelakos would rather not discuss topics he's been asked in other interviews. Specifically, the lead singer of the electro-pop band Passion Pit doesn't like repeatedly being asked about his band's admirable decision to give up alcohol.
| Feb 21, 2013
| 8:12 AM
The band is still touring, its music is upbeat, and its shows attract the same demographic that loves slot machines.
So that makes the Beach Boys a slam-dunk entry into the world of slots. Last week, the Beach Boys slot machine rolled out at the...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Hip-hop and food are not strangers to each other--in fact the opulence and eccentricities of rap music has often lended itself well to cuisine. From Common's classic single, "The Food," to Kanye's classic snark, "What she order?/Fish filet," Chicago...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The best thing the Grammys telecast attempts to do is also its most tricky feat to accomplish: the artist pair-up. For every Elton John and Eminem, there's a Stevie Wonder and the Jonas Brothers. For every Mumford & Sons and Bob Dylan, there's a record-...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 6:55 AM
Two theme parks rev up their big festivals this weekend, and both feature concerts and themed cuisine. For the first time in years, the beginning of Universal’s Mardi Gras aligns with the “real” Mardi Gras, as seen in New Orleans. The...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Awards handed out Sunday before the evening Grammy Awards telecast sometimes set the stage for what happens during the national TV broadcast. This year, the Black Keys got the momentum rolling by having a hand in three awards early on, including rock...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Music and romance are centerpieces of activities this week at Orlando's theme parks and attractions. Here's a roundup:
+ Universal's Mardi Gras is a doubleheader this weekend with the Steve Miller Band on Saturday and the group Boys Like Girls on Sunday....
| Feb 1, 2013
| 7:14 PM
Q: Why was Moses punished because he doubted water would arise in the desert? It seems like such a trivial reason for punishment after being a faithful servant for such a long time. — L., Ocala, Fla., via email@example.com
| Jan 21, 2013
| 9:53 AM
A few months ago I was invited to play a solo ukulele number at a local New Haven tribute to the great Minnesota cult-rock glorified bar band of the 1980s, The Replacements. The main event was a screening of Connecticut filmmaker Gorman Bechard’s...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia often delivers the unexpected — even in a show called "Hot Nostalgia II," billed as "an original musical review."
It's all that and more, featuring a kaleidoscope of musical moments from the 1920s through the...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 3:55 PM
One newcomer to local politics and one veteran were featured in news stories from the day they announced their candidacies for City Council until the day they were installed.
There are similarities between newly seated councilmen Robert Whalen and...