Music: Call of the wild

by Charlie SwansonNestled within the Bradshaw Mountains of central Arizona is the small, historic town of Prescott. From a flyover in a jumbo jet...

Trivia Café: A string quartet is comprised of what four...

For more trivia questions (and answers!) see Howard Rachelson’s Trivia Café every week in the Pacific Sun.   Answer: Two violins, one viola and one cello

Music: Amazing grace

by Greg Cahill“I think it’s the Irish in me,” says singer Judy Collins, 76, referring to the sadness that permeates so many of her...

Music: The road goes on

by Charlie SwansonAcclaimed songwriter and country star Robert Earl Keen is best known for hits like his universally loved anthem, “The Road Goes On...

Music: For the greater good

by Tom Gogola"It was a pretty outrageous idea,” says Bruce Burtch, of what began, seven months ago, as a dream to bring together art...

Feature: American booty

by Tom GogolaWhen it comes to the Grateful Dead—man, what a long, strange cha!-ching! it’s been.Twenty years after the band played its last show,...

Music: Taking guitar music to a higher place

by Lily O’BrienFingerstyle guitar fans fret no more—an evening of masterful, world-class music awaits. Teja Gerken, Matthew Montfort and Tim Sparks will come together...

Feature: Graham Nash’s sound & vision

by Steve HeiligFor a few years in the 1970s, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young were America’s Beatles—the most popular rock “supergroup” of them all,...

Music: Dead again

by Greg CahillThe fireworks don’t get much brighter in the rock world.The four surviving members of the Grateful Dead—Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Mickey Hart...

Single in the Suburbs: A walking virus and a dancing fool

by Nikki SilversteinI've been sick for 40 days and 40 nights. My kvetching is completely justified this time. First I had surgery. Then I...