| Mar 25, 2013
| 7:45 AM
2 stars (out of 4)
Listen to “Call it Fate, Call it Karma” -- the final song on the Strokes new album, “Comedown Machine” (RCA) -- and it sounds planets removed from the leather-jacketed band of New York City upstarts that made...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 11:06 AM
The folks at CityChurch in Fort Lauderdale call “King of Kings Live” a “creative and transcendent night you’ll never forget,” and they just may be right.
An Easter season offering on Friday and Saturday at Cinema Paradiso...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 7:01 AM
The Beach Boys recent 50th anniversary tour reunited original members Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, David Marks and longtime member Bruce Johnston for the first time in almost two decades.
Near the end of the tour in London, and the day before...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 4:19 PM
Some vehicles are in a class of their own.
Laguna Beach Rotary Club's ninth annual Classic Car Show on Sunday at the Festival of Arts Grounds and the Village Entrance parking lot featured 188 classics in 30 classes — ranging from antiques to hot...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 10:54 AM
When he decided to put together a home movie about highlights of his dad’s life and career, Denny Tedesco did what a lot of children do at some point in their lives.
What distinguished the product of his efforts from the thousands or millions of...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 8:42 AM
This recent performance, recorded in Phoenix, is a good way to catch the seminal pop music group as it's long been known, since headlines later were made with the announcement that veteran members Brian Wilson, Al Jardine and David Marks were leaving...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 2:40 PM
It is easy nowadays to throw around the word hero.
There are YouTube hero channels, animal heroes, superheroes of all colors — the list is endless.
But have you ever heard of heroes for thinkers? There is such a thing in Laguna Beach.
The My Hero...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 1:38 PM
When he was 3, Addison Love was voted the "Beatles Fan of the New Millennium" at Beatlefest by playing a toy guitar and singing "A Hard Day's Night" with his father.
Now 16, Addison is getting a chance to take his fandom to the next level — playing...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 1:08 PM
It's now summertime (unofficially) in Ocean City and some of you will be hitting the shore for the first time since last year. I took a gander around town during last week's Memorial Day celebrations, looking for new places and new faces. If you're headed...
| May 31, 2012
| 2:28 PM
When Kristin Hanggi picked up the script for a new musical last fall, good vibrations must have been in the air. She was even getting excitations.
The script was for "Surf the Musical," a new show being developed in Las Vegas that's drawn from and...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 11:37 AM
As lifelong fans gathered to see the reunited Beach Boys play the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Irvine on June 3, there was an undeniable aura of nostalgia in the endless summer air.
After playing a sold-out show at the Hollywood Bowl on June 2, the...