Falcon Ridge full of fabulous folk music
We saw campsites decorated with Christmas trees, and others draped with flags and wall-hangings. One was ringed with displays of lanterns enough to light up a soccer field, while another seemed to say “Pirates Were Here.” It was a summer version of a ...
July 17, 2015
'Peter Pan' hooks audiences with flights of fancy
"Our shop workers have been working around the clock to get a pirate ship and fantasy land all built," Brian Roberts , TCOE Theatre Co. Director said. "We're After all, the musician's former ranch hits a tad too close to Neverland as it is. That's ...
July 15, 2015
Spinning vinyl into art: East Williamsburg shop recycles records for novelties
An entrepreneur transforms the lacquered discs into jewelry, clocks, wall art and other novelties, with the perk of keeping a little more trash out of the environment along the way. Patrick Chirico, owner of Wrecords by Monkey in Brooklyn, gets his raw ...
July 15, 2015
Ike Turner: Why I Beat Tina
Ed's profile told a complex story of a tortured and ultimately doomed musical genius, who invented rock 'n' roll with his song “Rocket 88,” about an Oldsmobile. Turner admitted beating his wife, but this story helped define him as more than that man ...
July 13, 2015
U2 Play Old Hits, Share Stories at Thrilling 500-Capacity Roxy Gig
Things kicked off with the post-punk swirl of "The Ocean" before the Edge's slicing guitar signaled the transition to "11 O'Clock Tick Tock." Bono stood centerstage in black motorcycle jacket and shades, leaning into a forest of hands aiming cell phone ...
May 29, 2015
At home: Music makes its mark in U. City tudor-style home
Among their Memphis mementos is a swinging-hipped Elvis wall clock, his battery-operated gyrations so tame, even censors on the old “Ed Sullivan Show” might have shown his full bod. In the hands of the Hermans, multiples rate. One photo, for example, ...
June 27, 2015
He's Still Here, Bitch: The Bizarre Life of LMFAO's Redfoo
Speaking over the phone, the 39-year-old — best known as the big-hair half of over-the-top family duo LMFAO — is breaking down his vision of the perfect night of partying, and this begins at 10 o'clock sharp: Roommates Q and Shufflebot — the old ...
June 4, 2015
Seiko Emblem Luxury Musical Wall Clock AHS001B-H
"Our long relationship with Quentin Tarantino is one of the cornerstones of our company, so it's incredibly special to us to be releasing his latest film in such a spectacular way on 70mm - we can't think of a finer Christmas gift to be giving movie lovers ...
June 14, 2015
One O’Clock Lab Band to play $3 holiday show in Denton
The two long-running groups will perform separately and together in a show featuring yuletide classics such as “Angels We Have Heard on High” and Guaraldi’s “Christmas Time Is Here.” “It’s a pretty substantial challenge,” One O’Clock ...
December 3, 2014
Dollar Store Hack for Christmas: DIY Superhero Wall Clock
With Christmas just around the ... Taking a simple and practical item like a wall clock and making it into an amazing nerdtastic gift! For less than $10 and ten minutes of your time, you can convert a plain dollar store wall clock into a superhero mosaic ...
November 9, 2014
2013 Gift Guide For Vinyl Lovers From Indie Releases To A Dokken LP Wall Clock
Vinyl's shaping up to be a big Christmas gift item and there are lots of interesting ... haters alike including the one-of-a-kind Dokken "Back For The Attack" Vinyl LP Wall Clock ($23.99).
December 11, 2013
Wolf of Wall Street,’ ‘Hobbit’ Sequel Clock In at Nearly Three Hours
Hollywood is going the distance this holiday season. Two of the biggest movies this Christmas, “The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug,” and Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf of Wall Street,” are close to three hours in length, according to studio sources.
November 27, 2013
Banksy's No Ball Games mural removed from Tottenham wall
A mural by street artist Banksy showing two children playing with a "no ball games" sign has been cut out of a wall in Tottenham, north London. The graffiti, which appeared on the side of a shop at the junction of Tottenham High Road and Philip Lane in ...
July 26, 2013
Midcentury Modern: Yuletide Pop's Golden Age
Singer Mel Tormé could easily have lived his whole life just on the royalties from "The Christmas Song" (Chestnuts roasting...), for which he wrote the music as a young man. The prospect of such annuities was one reason there was such an explosion of ...
December 16, 2010