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  • Jazz Unites might be in the hands of an Ellington concert

    Jazz Unites might be in the hands of an Ellington concert
    The concert that will unfold Sunday afternoon at the Harris Theater will be more than a tribute to Duke Ellington and more than a Mother's Day jazz soiree. It's no exaggeration to say that the performance by the Duke Ellington Orchestra with vocalist...
  • Israeli Jazz Fest nearly doubles in size

    Israeli Jazz Fest nearly doubles in size
    Last year, audiences crowded into shows at the first Israeli Jazz Festival to play Chicago, so it was no great surprise to learn that the event would be coming back. But few would have expected that this fledgling attraction would nearly double in...
  • Newport News Greek Festival opens on May 29

    Newport News Greek Festival opens on May 29
    Greek food, music and dancing are the draw at the annual Newport News Greek Festival, taking place this year from May 29-June 1. Under a large tent set up on the grounds of the Orthodox Church, guests can enjoy favorite Greek dishes such as moussaka,...
  • South Bethlehem is increasingly vibrant

    South Bethlehem is increasingly vibrant
    At some point during my stint as a chili judge at this year's Spring on Fourth, What's on Third? festival in south Bethlehem, I was feeling particularly mellow, and I couldn't resist pulling my phone out and sending a Twitter message. "I'm drinking beer...
  • PASSINGS: Juan Formell, Frank Budd, Walter R. Walsh

    PASSINGS: Juan Formell, Frank Budd, Walter R. Walsh
    Cuban musician Juan Formell, 71, who for more than four decades was the driving force behind the big band salsa orchestra Los Van Van, died Thursday, Cuban state television reported in Havana. The cause was not given. Formell received a Latin Grammy...
  • $7 million: Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. History isn't cheap: state taxpayers kicked in $7 million this year to help run historic...
  • Soldier Field parking lots recommended for 'Star Wars' museum

    Soldier Field parking lots recommended for 'Star Wars' museum
    A task force appointed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel has recommended the parking lots to the south of Soldier Field as the home for filmmaker George Lucas' collection of art and movie memorabilia, should the 'Star Wars' creator choose Chicago over San Francisco...
  • Roundup: Koolhaas shows toilets and Marina Abramovic does something

    Roundup: Koolhaas shows toilets and Marina Abramovic does something
    Jailed Romanian hackers, Rem Koolhaas' (intriguing) toilet show, a possible new museum for downtown L.A., Marina Abramovic does something and trying to protect Detroit's art collection. It's all in this week's Roundup: - “Guccifer,” the...
  • Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos, renowned conductor, dies at 80

    Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos, renowned conductor, dies at 80
    Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, the renowned Spanish conductor noted for his mastery of a range of 20th century classical music including the complete works of composer Manuel de Falla, has died at 80. The conductor died Wednesday at a hospital in Pamplona,...
  • Activities for People with Alzheimer's Disease

    Activities for People with Alzheimer's Disease  When organizing an activity for a family member who has Alzheimer’s, always plan ahead of time. A well-thought out activity makes for a productive aftermath for both patient and caregiver. Even if...
  • Horseshoe casino, city mount hiring campaign

    Horseshoe casino, city mount hiring campaign
    Richard Lee Floyd Sr. went to the Southeast Anchor Library on Eastern Avenue on Tuesday, walking on a cane and two prosthetic legs, in hopes of part-time work, something to supplement his Social Security disability check, and occupy his days. "I want to...