Thursday, November 23


Sun Records pays tribute to label’s greats

Sun Records pays tribute to label’s greats New CD collection shines with rock ‘n’ roll, blues and country By Michael Tatum The shy young man with the unkempt hair and the well-worn work clothes finally decides to open the door of the Memphis Recording Service. Read more...


‘Like a spark of life shining’

‘Like a spark of life shining’ The mystical Cirque du Soleil has cast a spell over the Santa Monica Pier with ‘Alegria,’ a magical world where nothing is what it seems. Read more...



The universal language of dance

The universal language of dance MFA candidate Malathi Iyengar translates human experience by weaving together ‘traditions and innovations,’ creating a tapestry of multicultural dancers, diverse dance techniques and Indian music. Read more...



Turning old songs into our worst nightmares

Turning old songs into our worst nightmares What’s the Noise? Michael Tatum Welcome to the first installment of my column, which purges the mysteries of all the music that I, and hopefully you as well, love: rock, rap, punk, country, blues, R&B, jazz, disco, techno, reggae, soul, African and other "world" music, top 40, and alternative ­ everything except heavy metal, because, to be brief, I could live without it. Read more...