Big Star, it's said, was a band ahead of its time. But it's more true to say the band was out of its time, or maybe just out of time, period. Officially formed in 1971, the Memphis-based band featured two creative forces, Chris Bell and Alex Chilton, and the music they made together, and eventually ... More >>
Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>
image viaArt Holliday, TV news anchor and director of an in-production film, Johnnie Be GoodLast week, we published an interview with Art Holliday, who's working on a documentary about Chuck Berry pianist Johnnie Johnson, called Johnnie Be Good. Here's part two of our chat, below. Speaking ... More >>
CNN's John King visits North County's Afroworld hair and fashion boutique in an article on the network's Web site today. CNN reports that Afroworld owner Sheila Forrest continues to see a spike in business thanks to the sundry Barack Obama merchandise she has up for sale at her store -- including sh ... More >>
The facts about two high-profile police shootings remain muddled, but is a review panel really pressing for the truth?