Nick Runkle and Justin Cutter doubtless get tired of the if-you-build-it Iowa jokes, but maybe reframe the statement in the opposite direction: if they build it, they'll come to you. What Runkle and Cutter, who are both from Fairfield, Iowa, did was to build a mobile greenhouse and take it on the ro ... More >>
Several of Sprinkles' recognizavle single-dot cupcakes.For bakery business maven Candace Nelson, Cupcake Wars isn't just another tedious Food Network show, it's a real life legal saga. The founder of Sprinkles Cupcakes, the popular cupcake shop she opened in Beverly Hills and now has location ... More >>
Frank Fairfield's 'Unheard Ofs & Forgotten Abouts'Local Appalachian-styled superstar (this being a relative term) Frank Fairfield plays the Redwood Bar and Grill tonight, and you better be there.
The gig is, in part, a record release show celebrating Fairfield's fantastic compilation of rare ... More >>
Daiana FeuerBanjos and fiddles and washboards, oh my! The Old Time Social and Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest proved it's hip to be square-dancing. Taking over some of the most unique dusty locales around, these two events brought together promising practitioners of old-time music and colorful h ... More >>
It's hard to argue with the kind of talent that Frank Fairfield has at his fingertips. His virtuosity on the banjo is clear enough when you listen to any one of his out-of-time Appalachian-tinged tunes, but until you see the former L.A. busker play with your own two eyes, you can't possibly grasp th ... More >>
LA's The Bird and the Bee have been doing rehearsal gigs around town for the past couple months, so it's not like you haven't had ample opportunity to catch them live. But in anticipation of their upcoming second full-length, Ray Guns Are Not Just the Future, the duo of Inara George and Greg Kurs ... More >>