Some sad news to pass along today, in case you haven't heard: We've just received word that local blues drummer Donnie Eden passed away last week, and last night at El Chapultepec, a spot where he used to perform at regularly, a memorial wake was held for the drummer.
Eden, whom we profiled nearly ... More >>
The senseless massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, which took the lives of twenty children, including Olivia Engel, seen here, plus seven adults, instantly stirs terrible memories of the 1999 attack on Columbine High School. On the tenth anniversary of that tragedy, we assembled a horrific roster of sc ... More >>
When I was growing up near the Tech Center, the place was something close to a culinary wasteland -- there were few dining destinations worth seeking out, and most restaurant real estate was devoted to national chains.
More ethnic options would be welcomed -- as I noted in this week's review of St ... More >>
Eyeing freedom.Before the Independence Bowl last week in Shreveport, the Air Force falcon was released for a bit of pre-game wing stretching. The mascot had bigger things than a stadium circuit in mind. Namely a tour of downtown, where he was found hours later thanks to a tracking device. We ... More >>
Bush & Brownie.On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina began wreaking havoc on the Gulf Coast that's still reverberating today -- and many members of the public continue to see Michael Brown, head of FEMA at the time, as one of the story's chief villains.
Still, Brown, a KOA talk-show host who ... More >>
Griffin Scott showing off an AP award he won earlier this year.Longtime observers of local media will recall the name Melissa Klinzing. She was the Channel 7 news director circa the mid-'90s who launched "Real Life, Real News," a format that attempted to freshen standard newscasts with infot ... More >>
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Friday, May 22, 2009
Better Than: A full-on emocore show.
Human Abstract started the show off with a blend of death metal and
proggy screamo. Singer Nathan Ells switched between the death metal
growl and hig ... More >>
Young Coyotes have been together less than a year, but in that short time, the
act has already embarked on an extensive cross country tour, attracted a high powered manager
in Blee Music's Brian Swartz (Rose Hill Drive), and, most noteworthy,
generated a substantial buzz locally. In what literally s ... More >>