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  • Kenwood band members grieve for slain guitarist, 15

    Kenwood band members grieve for slain guitarist, 15
    Second in an occasional series Until a week and a half ago, gun violence on the streets of Chicago had not directly touched the jazz band at Kenwood Academy High School, at 5015 S. Blackstone Ave. But on the afternoon of May 18, Kenwood guitarist...
  • Yerby R. Holman, railroad executive

    Yerby R. Holman, railroad executive
    Yerby R. Holman, a retired Western Maryland Railway executive and World War II veteran who had been active in civic and church affairs, died Sunday of complications from a stroke at the Fairhaven retirement community. He was 98. The son of Yerby R....
  • Road to the Tonys: For Jazzy 'After Midnight,' Creatives Are Still Riffing and Improvising

    When Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight and Fantasia Barrino take the stage during the Tony Awards ceremony Sunday night, they'll be there to showcase the new musical contender "After Midnight." But they won't be doing a number you'll see in the show. Instead,...
  • NY Phil Biennial laudable, yet in need of curatorial vision

     NY Phil Biennial laudable, yet in need of curatorial vision
    NEW YORK — A biennial, as practiced by the art world, is a devotion, a talking stock every other year. It is also pure catnip for a culture maven hooked on being up-to-date. The New York Philharmonic is now the first major orchestra to emulate the...
  • John Mangum to head Philharmonic Society of Orange County

    John Mangum to head Philharmonic Society of Orange County
    The Philharmonic Society of Orange County has picked John Mangum, a veteran of nine years on the planning teams of four prominent orchestras, including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, to succeed the retiring Dean Corey as president and artistic director....
  • TV goes full nerdy, fleshing out the tech world

    TV goes full nerdy, fleshing out the tech world
    Shall we play a game? (Y/N)? Y IF Y THEN: Jog your memory. Circle back through every TV show you've ever watched, picture every movie you've ever seen, remember every book you've ever read — consider the totality of your consumption of popular...
  • TV binge-watching: The time, sleep killer

    TV binge-watching: The time, sleep killer
    After work, Doug Grabowski rushes home to Pilsen to quickly throw a load of laundry in the washer. There’s no time to cook. Forget about catching up on that book he downloaded to his Nook. Romantic date nights with his girlfriend go out the...
  • 12 groups receive new United Arts grants

    12 groups receive new United Arts grants
    United Arts has announced its second batch of mini-grants for 2014. More than $4,450 was distributed among three organizations in regular mini-grants. Nine organizations were awarded a total of $20,000 for grants specifically designated for arts...
  • Nathan Sawaya: Follow the Lego brick road

    Nathan Sawaya: Follow the Lego brick road
    In 2012, a knock on the door of Nathan Sawaya's New York apartment set off a short road trip of the American Southwest for the Lego-brick artist and Australian photographer Dean West. For two weeks, Sawaya and West staged photo shoots at an abandoned Army...
  • The cult of the byline

    Reading Monday's article at Poynter.org on corrections, I find myself at odds with Steve Buttry and Craig Silverman, who think that errors inserted by editors should be identified as such, because bylines make reporters visible and expose them to social-...
  • BSO behind multicultural food truck event

    The Broward Sheriff's Office expects a crowd of a few thousand people for the Uniting Broward Fest on June 28, said Wally Eccleston, BSO's senior community outreach liaison. The festival is essentially a multicultural food truck event intended to bring...