Musicians

Bruce Springsteen, Hot Chip and Wand Make California Rocker’s Hot Tunes April PlayList

By DONNA BALANCIA April showered us with great music including new releases from Bruce Springsteen, Hot Chip  and Wand, who made the latest California Rocker Hot Tunes playlist. April’s selections have a few common threads: […]

American Idol

Alejandro Aranda Stays Cool ‘Under Pressure’ to Make Final Six on ‘American Idol’

By JOHN DALY Alejandro Aranda stepped out of his comfort zone and covered the Queen-David Bowie classic “Under Pressure” and  made it his own on “American Idol” Sunday night. His performance landed him in the […]

Entertainment

The Rolling Stones, The Grateful Dead and More: Five Famous Songs Influenced by Gambling

By JOHN DALY From Frank Sinatra to The Rolling Stones and The Grateful Dead, many artists have been influenced by gambling in their lyrics. Gambling references can even be heard in the early jazz era, while […]

Awards

The Specials Honored by LA City Council with a ‘Specials Day’ on May 29

By JOHN DALY Los Angeles City Council has declared Wednesday, May 29th “The Specials Day” in Los Angeles, it was announced Tuesday. Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez representing LA’s 7th District, introduced the resolution, which will include […]

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Kanye West and His ‘Teletubbies’ Hawk Clothes and Sing The Lord’s Praises at Coachella

By JOHN DALY Kanye West led a spirited Easter Sunday Service at Coachella with guest appearances by DMX and Chance The Rapper. But some fans said the delayed start time outside in the heat, West’s […]