Although it sometimes seems like the gang's all beer the week of the GABF, there are many other events on the culinary calendar -- including opportunities to do good while eating good food. Tonight, for example, you can help defeat youth homelessness by supporting Urban Peak at Vesta Dipping Grill, ... More >>
We know it's beautiful here. Carrie Underwood evidently finds it pretty breathtaking, too. This photo from the country queen's Instagram account shows Underwood taking an oxygen break before last night's encore. See also: - Photos: Carrie Underwood @ 1STBANK Center, 2/14/13 - The misappropriation ... More >>
Why be fair and actually listen to five albums when you can be an ADHD smartass? Burial Untrue Hyperdub 00:48-1:32 of “Untrue” Boy was my assumption about this one wrong. I was positive I was going to get a Buck 65 style hip-hop deal but no, Burial had to go ahead and make me look stupid by r ... More >>
Finding worthwhile things in neo-country -- like Jen Mangum.
As threatened/feared, the Goodbye Katie Couric edition of the Today show turned out to be extremely Columbine-centric. During the program's first half hour, Couric's 2000 interview with Craig Scott, brother of slain Columbine student Rachel Scott, and Michael Shoels, father of murdered teen Isaiah ... More >>
Rampaging bears! Rampaging Buffs! Criminals in the buff! It happened here... unfortunately.
Cuttin' Heads (Columbia)
A group of area songwriters gathers to improve their tunes -- and take a shot at the bigtime.
His song dares to challenge the Nashville money machine. Somehow, though, songwriter Larry Cordle has gotten away with Murder.
Kim Richey has shelved her country sound for straight-ahead pop.
Elliott Smith has nothing to do with what's happening in the current music scene. Thank goodness.
Who's changed more -- Trisha Yearwood or country music?
This year's holiday CDs alternately inspire joy, nausea and terror. Which would you prefer?
Both Cheri Knight's music and her business are blooming.
Putting the season's major releases to the test.
Digging out from a blizzard of seasonal CD releases.
Lee Roy Parnell thought that slide guitar had a place in country music. He was right.
THE GOOD, THE BAND AND THE UGLY CHRISTMAS ALBUMS FOR 1994.