The Music at KROQ's Almost Acoustic And Other Good News
The Music will play the first night of Los Angeles' KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas, December 11, 2004, along with Muse, The Killers and many other bands, including Franz Ferdinand, Modest Mouse, Interpol, Keane, Snow Patrol, Taking Back Sunday, and Jimmy Eat World. The concert takes place at the Universal Amphitheatre, and tickets for Night One are on sale now through Ticketmaster. Tickets are limited to two per person and selling out fast. Details for Night Two will be announced Wednesday morning (November 17) on the KROQ's Kevin and Bean show.
If you can't make it to Los Angeles for the show, you can still check out Almost Acoustic Christmas 2004 from your computer. The whole concert will be webcast on KROQ.com. And if you live in Los Angeles, you can listen to selected portions of the concert on KROQ 106.7 FM.
Brooklyn Cooking: A Meal Grows In Brooklyn, the premiere episode of the second season of Cooking in
Move Over Martha: Restaurateur, lifestyle expert and former model B. Smith hosts a new, one-hour weekday series B. Smith which looks “at ways to create style and ease in everyday lives” on Discovery Channel, starting Monday, December 6, 2004, at 12 p.m. (ET/PT), offering tips, hot trends and living ideas. The series offers topics, including cooking, healthy living, fashion, design, home decorating, community involvement and entertaining with style. Featuring themed episodes, viewer interaction, on-location venues and celebrity guests. Each hour-long episode comprises six segments, all of which are tuned into a central theme. Segment titles include B. Chic for fashion, B. Inspired for home décor and B. Healthy for fit cooking. B. Smart tips “give the lowdown on everyday living.” Themes for episodes include Classic Styling, which considers the accessories, jewelry, makeup and outfits that exemplify classic looks personified by such icons as Audrey Hepburn and Jackie O; Jazz Brunch, influenced by Louis Armstrong’s
Rockers Light Their (Candle) Fire: The tour manager for Velvet Revolver is stocking up on Er’Go candles, among them Hawaiian Jasmine, to fragrance the backstage antics and inspiration of the band as it tours. Velvet Revolver are Scott Weiland formerly of Stone Temple Pilots, Slash, Duff Mckagan and Matt Sorum, all late of Guns N’ Roses, and Dave Kushner, formerly of Wasted Youth.
--When passing through Boston, Keith Richards stopped in at specialty boutique Fresh Eggs, and purchased all the Fresh Bamboo fragrance in stock.
--While recording in
--Prince walked into a Minneapolis store near Paisley Park, as the sales staff was restocking their Er’go selection, and he bought nearly everything that they were about to put out, including Herb Garden and Monkey Grass.
The Christmas Bowl ($250) is a two-piece set, including an 11″ clear crystal bowl that rests atop a rhodium base with colorful holly and red ribbons designed by using Swarovski’s unique stone-setting technique. A smaller 8″ version of this bowl has been transformed into the Christmas Candleholder ($250), with rhodium inserts that holds three tapered candles. The candle insert, which is adorned with matching red bows, can be removed so that the base can also be used as a small bowl.
Snowman’s misses joins the figurine collection with her warm smile. The Snow Woman ($99) and Santa Claus ($99) are charming gifts for the home that would look great on a mantle or a living room table: “Snow Woman” is decked out in a frosted crystal bonnet and scarf, carries a crystal pocketbook and is accented with jet black and hyacinth touches. “Santa Claus” is a combination of frosted and highly faceted crystal. The rhodium version of Santa features light
For more than a hundred years Swarovski, the Austrian family company based in Wattens in the