There are lots of great things about Hardly Strictly Bluegrass -- but one of them isn't having to make the difficult choices that the massive, free roots music festival presents. To help you sort through this year's massive lineup, we've gathered 11 artists especially worth catching at the three-day ... More >>
Each week, we take a quick, cautious look at what's going on with food TV. This week, Cupcake Wars, an hour-long show about one thing, over and over, until death comes, Sundays at 8 p.m. on the Food Network.
Cupcake Wars has been on the air just two years, but they're already finishing up their fif ... More >>
Davy Jones of the Monkees, who sang such widely known hits as "Daydream Believer," "Last Train to Clarksville," and "Valleri," died of
a heart attack this morning. He was 66.
Already a renowned stage performer who'd scored a Tony
nomination, Jones auditioned in 1965 to be on a TV show based on t ... More >>
It's easy to take for granted that Fela! would be a smash Broadway musical -- that it would make its big-stage debut to critical acclaim ("music that gets into your bloodstream," said the New York Times), that it would garner a slew of 2010 Tony nominations, and that it would revive interest in the ... More >>
Listen to this while high: Stew and the Negro Problem's Making it.
Stew and Heidi Rodewald
Behind the buzz:
Before decamping for Broadway and glory, Stew was among L.A.'s most puckish
live performers and the Negro Problem the focus of a devoted local cult. Post Minstrel Syndrome  ... More >>
Cody T WilliamsDiamond Daggers will perform at El Rio this SaturdayIf you don't have tickets to Giants playoffs games this weekend, didn't want to pay the jacked-up prices, or simply do not care about baseball, check out every other cheap event in the city. There are many. Here's our list of 10 t ... More >>