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  • Interview: Trey Songz builds a better R&B singer

    Interview: Trey Songz builds a better R&B singer
    For an R&B artist who seems to exude confidence in his music and his abs-heavy videos, Trey Songz was somewhat critical of himself during our recent conversation. The "Say Aah" and "Bottoms Up" singer downplayed the importance of his most recent album,...
  • DIY spaces are fertile grounds for Baltimore's arts, music scenes

    DIY spaces are fertile grounds for Baltimore's arts, music scenes
    Part of the charm of Baltimore's arts scene is that someone is always hitting the "refresh" button. An art gallery or music club shuts down on one block, only to have another pop up a few streets over. Abandoned or underused venues might suddenly...
  • A cat, a marriage, and relationships

    A friend of mine lost her roommate's cat a few years ago. Her roommate was out of town, and my friend was caring for the animal. The cat was allowed out for a bit in the evenings, behind their complex. One night, my friend forgot to let him back in. In...
  • Google Instant Playlists: Do They Know More About Our Music Collections Than We Do?

    Google Instant Playlists: Do They Know More About Our Music Collections Than We Do?
    Do you use Google Play? If so, have you noticed that they’ve rolled out a new “Instant Playlist”-generating feature recently? It’s very strange, and kind of cool. Google Play (otherwise and formerly known as Google Music) -- in...
  • Latin music star Jenni Rivera believed dead in plane crash

    MEXICO CITY — Mexican American singer Jenni Rivera, the "diva de la banda" whose commanding voice burst through the limits of regional Latin music and made her a cross-border sensation and the queen of a business empire, was believed to have died...
  • Electronic dance music, the buzzed-about next big thing, is poised to drop into Hampton Roads

    Electronic dance music, the buzzed-about next big thing, is poised to drop into Hampton Roads
    Vibrations of change will soon be rumbling an arena near you. Next weekend, two electronic dance music acts whose music you're not likely to hear on the radio will entertain thousands of young people at Hampton Coliseum. Pretty Lights, the stage...
  • Ska/Reggae Die-Hard King Django Visits the El 'N' Gee and BAR This Week

    Ska/Reggae Die-Hard King Django Visits the El 'N' Gee and BAR This Week
    King Django w/ The Hempsteadys, the Snails and Matt MacLeod. $5-$10. 9 p.m., Dec. 15. The El 'n' Gee, 86 Golden St., New London. Also w/ Spring Heeled Jack and Vic Ruggiero. Free, 9 p.m., Dec. 19. BAR, 254 Crown St., New Haven, manicproductions....
  • The writers behind Magnus Flyte come to Vroman's on Wednesday

    When writers Christina Lynch and Meg Howrey decided to collaborate on the new novel "City of Dark Magic," they chose a pseudonym as fantastical as the novel itself: Magnus Flyte. Howrey isĀ  a novelist whose two previous books have veered closer to...
  • Jackie Scott, a standout local blues singer, to kick off new live series at Hampton History Museum

    Jackie Scott, a standout local blues singer, to kick off new live series at Hampton History Museum
    Mike McGrann, formerly marketing chief at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center, has changed jobs and is now working for the Hampton History Museum. Looks like he's brought his love of live music to his new post. Next month, the Hampton History Museum will...
  • Video game creator Eugene Jarvis is Player One

    Video game creator Eugene Jarvis is Player One
    The young guy in the trucker cap, skinny jeans and Air Jordans squeezed the trigger on the toy shotgun and his umpteenth round of “Big Buck Hunter” blasted to life. The guy was maybe 25 and so focused on bagging digital deer, the butt of the...
  • CT.com's Best Albums of 2012

    CT.com's Best Albums of 2012
    Is it us or was 2012 the year of streaming music? It seems like most everyone we know is now listening to music — new music, old music, super-obscure music, pop bubble gum, the latest releases, old-school hip-hop, brutal metal, avant classical,...