It’s a Lovefest for Chris Brown: Aidin Vaziri | Should Chris Brown get a second chance? The people who filled the Fillmore on Thursday for the local stop of his 19-city Fan Appreciation Tour certainly seemed ready to move on. They came bearing banners. They shrieked every time he shed a layer of clothing. They loudly sang along to his hits. They chanted, “We want Chris!” They even bought souvenirs. Just a few months after pleading guilty to felony assault charges for attacking his ex-girlfriend, Rihanna, it appears that the 20-year-old R&B star is walking away from the whole incident relatively unscathed. His new single, “I Can Transform Ya,” is climbing the charts; his third major- label release, “Graffiti,” is due next month; and he’s probably got more name recognition now than ever thanks to the intense media coverage of the case. Brown wasn’t at the Fillmore to make amends. “I came here to party!” he said repeatedly. Read more.