Thursday Sep 11
Hooky sees The Light
DESPITE being warned not to bring up the thorny subject of his previous band New Order legal action's pending I knew loquacious Mancunian Peter Hook wouldn't pull any punches. It's quite something to have been in one of the most influential bands in music history Joy Division but to have been in another New Order is plain greedy or, simply, testament to his talent.
LOOK Festival No.6: Portmeirion 3-day festival is another big hit for North Wales
Thousands descended once again on the picturesque village of Portmeirion at the weekend for another magical few days at one of North Wales' most renowned festivals. The third annual Festival Number 6 got off to a sunny start on Friday as visitors reclined in deck chairs on the village green, surrounded by Clough Williams-Ellis's colourful Italianate architecture.
LOOK Festival No.6: Beck rocks the Portmeirion party on the second day of Gwynedd event
The elfin American singer concentrated on the party-rocking hybrid hip-hop for which he is best known as sun continued to shine on the event The day began with a brief outbreak of rain, but it soon gave way to glorious sunshine and the beach beside the Dwyryd estuary was filled with revellers soaking up the fine weather. Plenty of them took to the water for an afternoon swim as a man on a paraglider circled low over the sandbank in the middle of the estuary.
Car flips into gas station
A car that turned left against a red light was hit and flipped over into a gas station early Wednesday morning at the intersection of Hazel and Madison in Sacramento County.