When popular music first turned to Tin Pan Alley songs of the 1920s, it was led by songwriting greats such as George and Ira Gershwin composing and penning, respectively, heartfelt ballads like “Someone to Watch Over Me” and “Embraceable You.” They were hopeful, elegant and dripping with uninhibited emotion. This tradition of the love ballad […]
Vivian Girls, No Age, Best Coast and others play Sunday’s event held at The Strange.
The day has finally arrived when I can legally buy alcohol. No, I didn’t have a birthday, and I’m still only 20 — I’m in Europe. The United States is just one of a handful of countries that bans people from drinking before the age of 21, a move that eliminates not only alcohol consumption […]
Syrup Desserts reconciles sweet and savory preferences with a variety of sandwiches, crêpes and fruit-based confections.
The 22nd Annual Scripter Awards honors both the screenwriters and book author of Academy Award-nominated Up In The Air.
In 2002, British director Gurinder Chadha delved into the complex world of the Indian ethnic identity in present-day England. Bend It Like Beckham — a film about a talented young Indian woman living in London with impressive soccer skills — places the main character’s European-influenced social life against the strict religious expectations of her Indian-born […]
From Paris With Love John Travolta returns to the action genre donning a baldhead for his role as an unconventional government agent and unleashes an energetic performance in this explosive tale about the CIA attempting to stop a terrorist attack at an embassy in the amorous French capital. Dear John Certain to bring tears to […]
For the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the idea of awarding a single film the coveted title of best picture of the year has always been complicated. Sometimes the right film wins, sometimes the wrong film wins and sometimes the wrong film wins a record number of Oscars. No matter which film eventually […]
After more than a year on the road as Michael Bublé’s touring guitarist, Brian Green starts The Whisper in the Roar with friends.
Jack’s Mannequin played at the Viper Room Tuesday.