| May 11, 2011
| 8:15 AM
WEDNESDAY 11: BRUNO MARS AND JANELLE MONAE
Last month, the hip-pop producer Bruno Mars (above) joined Oprah, Sting and Mark Zuckerberg on Time's list of the 100 most-influential people in the world. Why? Besides writing “Fuck You!” with Cee Lo...
| Feb 26, 2010
| 4:25 PM
The Pasadena Playhouse has had more close calls than Pearl White, more farewells (and miraculous recoveries) than Sarah Bernhardt. And here we go again.
The theater, which began 93 years ago as a troupe of actors in the Crown City, switched off its stage...
| Nov 2, 2008
Grade Made: B
Georgia's Dead Confederate may be a bit ahead of their time.
Well... for now let's just disregard lead singer and guitarist Hardy Morris' overt infatuation with long deceased grunge-god Kurt Cobain.
They've sprouted from nowhere like...
| Apr 19, 2009
The 2009 list of America's Dozen Distinctive Destinations from the National Trust for Historic Preservation (PreservationNation.org/travel-and-sites/travel/dozen-distinctive-destinations):
1. Athens, Ga.
2. Bristol, R.I.
| May 9, 2009
ATHENS, Ga. -- A professor wanted for killing his wife and two other people at a community theater two weeks ago was found dead in the north Georgia woods Saturday, his body covered in brush and dirt, officials said.
Two guns were found with the body...
| Dec 9, 2008
Lead singer of the group Classics IV
FOR THE RECORD:
Dennis Yost obituary: A brief obituary of Dennis Yost, the lead singer of the Classics IV, in Tuesday's California section gave the name of the group's song "Traces"...
| Jul 8, 2007
Years of hunting wild turkeys in the backwoods outside Santa Maria, Calif., helped turn Army Sgt. Shawn E. Dressler into a good marksman.
When he enlisted in 2002 and headed overseas for two tours in Iraq, Dressler sat in the gunner's seat every time his...
| May 31, 2008
THE CHANT from the audience at the Hollywood Bowl on Thursday welled up after R.E.M. had played seven songs. Was the two-syllable chorus a spontaneous cheer for one of the musicians? A mass request for a particular song? No, as it came into focus, the...
| Jun 8, 2008
Based on a poll of readers of AmericanStyle Magazine
2. Scottsdale, Ariz.
4. Savannah, Ga.
5. New Orleans
6. Charleston, S.C.
9. Athens, Ga.
Source: AmericanStyle Magazine
| Jul 15, 2008
REGIONALISM IS dead: That's one of many extreme ideas floating around pop music circles during these tumultuous times. The theory goes that, as the Internet turns music thoroughly ethereal and links in people from Athens, Ga., to Australia, the need to...
| Jul 29, 2008
Before his band the Black Kids could exist, singer-guitarist Reggie Youngblood had to lighten up. He always had seen himself as a deadly serious pop artiste, a brooding lovesick Romeo on the mike.
Paradoxically, there was plenty of subversive humor in...