Yvonne Gage is a Chicago-based singer who is best known for the '80s funk and R&B favorites "Garden of Eve" and "Lover of My Dreams." She's also known for being both a prolific session musician, singing for everyone from Celine Dion to R. Kelly. But this time of year, to a very loyal cult following ... More >>
Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you ... More >>
[Hole In the Wall] This Garden Grove classic serves messy, wonderful bowls of soup and noodles
It might sound random that a comic would open for a musician like Kenny Loggins but as Craig Shoemaker put it when he talked to OC Weekly last year, "It's actually not too random because a lot of artists did it. It's really a smart move because laughter cuts through any negative impatience." For som ... More >>
[Hole In the Wall] This Old Towne Orange eatery has great specials—but stay away from the regular food
I grew up in a town where almost every kid wore a jean jacket and worshiped at the altar of Ozzy Osbourne. KNAC blared from garages and Skid Row was played over the loudspeaker at our city's annual carnival. Needless to say, I know a thing or two about metal, which might have something to do with ... More >>
Longtime listeners of Jim Rome know of the sports radio host's references to (and encouragement of) octopus being tossed onto the ice at Detroit Red Wings games. While you ponder how one sneaks a cephalopod mollusc into a modern sports arena, know that San Jose fans have come up with their own de ... More >>
Sometimes it takes the earth shattering occurrence of death to put a little perspective on things. It happened today with the death of venerable rock journalist, Jane Scott, who was 92. Through in her later years, she looked much like the quintessential granny with her large frame glasses a ... More >>
Detroit native John Heffron has had a lot of success in his comedy career. He's got CDs, comedy specials and successful tours; he won Last Comic Standing; and he even his own game! The bottom line is, when John Heffron breezes into town and puts on a show, you gotta be prepared to laugh. Wh ... More >>
For the first time since Celine Dion beat her chest through the Titanic soundtrack, Canada led the world of music news this week. The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC), a non-governmental organization, banned the 1985 Dire Straits classic "Money for Nothing," citing the use of a pejorat ... More >>
Although Heather McDonald has a steady gig as a writer and producer of E!'s show Chelsea Lately (where she does a spot-on mimic of celebs such as Drew Barrymore, Celine Dion, The Kardashians, Amy Winehouse, Renee Zellweger, The Octomom, and various Real Housewives), she hasn't stopped doi ... More >>
Dealer goes bust!The 338-room Ritz-Carlton Las Vegas opened in 2003 in then-fast-growing South Nevada community of Lake Las Vegas, 17 miles from the Strip. The AAA Five Diamond, Mediterranean-styled, $170 million hotel boasts vine-covered trellises and balconies, balustrades, shaded loggias and ... More >>
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