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Clubs - Dan Deacon - Sydney Festival 2015

Thu 22 Jan 2015 Dan Deacon is renowned for his riotous, feel-good live shows; he first came out to Sydney Festival in 2012, treating the audience to a genre-defying night...

Clubs - Oneman - Sydney Festival 2015

Sat 17 Jan 2015 Oneman is one of the very few touring DJs not producing music of his own, instead keeping his focus on spinning the best of the best from dubstep, garage...

Clubs - Frikstailers - Sydney Festival 2015

Sat 17 Jan 2015 Fruity Argentinean duo Frikstailers look like they know how to party. Lisandro Sona and Rafa Caivano splice dancehall, hip hop, baile funk, dub and electro...

Clubs - Myele Manzanza Trio - Sydney Festival 2015

Sat 10 Jan 2015 Myele Manzanza is the son of a prodigious Congolese percussionist and he’s trained in jazz performance, which all comes through in Manzanza’s virtuosic...

Weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.

EAT Andersonville Dessert Crawl Swedish American Museum 5211 N. Clark St. 773-728-8111 Try tasting-sized treats from a dozen restaurants including butterscotch panna cotta with shortbread at Vincent and Swedish rice pudding with lingonberry at Svea. Show More Summary

Wylie Dufresne Commemorating Final Two Weeks of wd~50 With Ticketed Blowout Feasts

Wylie wants to serve you turkey dinner. We're coming upon the last days of wd~50 as we round out October. Because an incoming condo construction project is set to take over the Ludlow Street site that's been its home for the last eleven years, Wylie Dufresne's pioneering restaurant will shutter in just five weeks. Show More Summary

Clubs - Summer Sounds After Party - Sydney Festival 2015

Sat 10 Jan 2015 Béco Dranoff is a multifaceted music producer, filmmaker, radio producer and DJ. The Brazilian is now based in New York, and he’s best known for founding...

Kids - The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show - Sydney Festival 2015

08 Jan 2015-18 Jan 2015 The world’s most famous ravenous caterpillar is taking a leap from its half-munched pages and onto the stage in a new theatre show for children. Recommended...

Kids - The Listies Make You LOL! - Sydney Festival 2015

20 Jan 2015-24 Jan 2015 From farting aliens to the most disgusting pair of undies in the universe, the Listies cover off all the gross, rude, silly and yucky comedy every invented....

Man arrested for alleged role in fatal Shadow Hills crash

A 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder for his alleged role in a fatal traffic crash early Friday in Shadow Hills, police said.

Music - Atomic Bomb! The Music of William Onyeabor - Sydney Festival 2015

16 Jan 2015-17 Jan 2015 A stellar cast of musos including Gotye, Sinkane, Luke Jenner of The Rapture, Hot Chip’s Alexis Taylor, Money Mark, the Mahotella Queens and Pat Mahoney...

Dodgy TV (ABC + 10) Fraser – anyone else?

9 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

No signal on those two stations since storm yesterday.  Anyone else in the Fraser area having the same trouble, or it is just us? cheers MS

Jenny Eckman Named to Replace Convicted Candidate for Harris County Commission

The Georgia Republican Party Executive Committee today named Harris County Republican Party Chairman Jenny Eckman to replace Charles Wyatt on the ballot for the Harris County Commission. Wyatt was running for re-election as DistrictShow More Summary

Music - Far from Folsom - Sydney Festival 2015

Sat 17 Jan 2015 For the first time, the recently decommissioned Parramatta Gaol will reopen its doors for a special performance from Tex Perkins. The beloved rock singer...

The Campaign’s 2014 UPR Pre-Session Statement

This statement by the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran to the UN’s 2014 Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Pre-Session on the Islamic Republic of Iran addresses the Government of Iran’s lack of implementation of Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Recommendations that it explicitly accepted after the First UPR Review in 2010. Download PDF of full [...]

Music - Seu Jorge - Sydney Festival 2015

Sun 11 Jan 2015 Never heard of Seu Jorge? You clearly don't know any Brazilians, pal. The hugely popular pop singer fills arenas in his home country, where he thrills...

Our Local Gannett Co Inc CorpoBlog “The Bold Italic” Asks, “SHOULD ALL WOMEN UNINSTALL UBER?” – Why This Is Funny!

TweetWell, first off, I don’t know where the question comes from. Is it about stuff like the hammer attack and the “inefficient route” thing from LA? Prolly. And, IMO, it’s not even a sincere question. Hey, how about this instead? “Should women consider uninstalling Uber?” Something like that would have a better chance of NOT […]

Brit DVD Reviews: Lovejoy, Series 2 by Acorn Media

Being an American who had no exposure to British television until I discovered late night airings on PBS as a teen, I love getting the chance to revisit old series that I’d heard about but never had the oppportunity to see.  I knew that...Show More Summary

California's Young Voter Problem Requires a Social Solution

Monday was the last day for Californians to register to vote in November's general election and for the next two weeks, we'll be inundated with political and advocacy groups' most heated rhetoric of the campaign season. But if June's...Show More Summary

At D.C. attorney general debate, Karl Racine deals sharp words to his critics

  The newly rancorous race for D.C. attorney general started with a news conference Thursday morning, but it came to a very personal head later in the day at a high-profile debate. The five Democratic candidates met at the University of the District of Columbia’s law school Thursday evening in front of a large and influential […]

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