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  • Bowl with Joel DaSilva:The local blues legend hits Diamond Strike Lanes

    Bowl with Joel DaSilva:The local blues legend hits Diamond Strike Lanes
    There are bands who play blues in South Florida and then there’s Joel DaSilva, who bleeds the musical genre with every strum of his guitar. Born and raised in Chicago, DaSilva spent the earliest days of his life on the road with his singing mom...
  • 'Great Day': New life for old music of black churches

    'Great Day': New life for old music of black churches
    As afternoon light tried to filter through the thick, stained-glass windows of Sharp Street United Methodist Church last weekend, Marco K. Merrick pounded out the bass line of a spiritual on a raw-sounding piano, singing along in a raspy voice: "Great...
  • Richard Thompson's Trio headed to Ford Amphitheatre on May 17

    Richard Thompson's Trio headed to Ford Amphitheatre on May 17
    Was there just a momentary reality check for English guitar hero, singer and songwriter Richard Thompson when he learned this week that he’s in the running for two major awards from the Americana Music Assn.? Is that tantamount to Jimi Hendrix being...
  • Our Laguna: Friends all about lunching and reading

    Our Laguna: Friends all about lunching and reading
    Hats and books were the order of the day at the luncheon hosted by the Friends of the Library on Tuesday at Three Seventy Common. "Ladies Who Lunch….and Read" reviewed books they recommended to supporters of the library and competed for prizes...
  • Reporter's Notebook: How five girls won 'American Idol'

    For those following “American Idol,” most of the focus has shifted toward incendiary headlines on sagging ratings, bitter rivalries and the likely mass exodus of the judges panel. It’s a shame, really, considering the aging competition...
  • CW ventures further into sci-fi / fantasy with new fall shows

    CW ventures further into sci-fi / fantasy with new fall shows
    NEW YORK — The CW is increasing its stock in fantastical television. The network, often overlooked when measured against its larger broadcast competitors, is building on its efforts to broaden its target 18- to 34-year-old audience. It's adding...
  • Cannes 2013: For 'Blue Ruin' helmer, a new path to career-building

    Cannes 2013: For 'Blue Ruin' helmer, a new path to career-building
    CANNES, France--Most of the attention at the Cannes Film Festival this week centers on the big names--Nicolas Refn, Alexander Payne, James Gray. But the springtime cinema gathering can sometimes makes room for someone a little different. Someone, say,...
  • 'Mad Men' recap: I'm so excited! I'm so scared!

    'Mad Men' recap: I'm so excited! I'm so scared!
    Well, where to begin after an episode like that? How about this?: Maybe the least surprising thing in “The Crash” is the discovery that teenage Don Draper lost his virginity to a prostitute. Virtually everything else in “The Crash,&...
  • Cannes 2013: Is 'Borgman' this year's 'Holy Motors'?

    Cannes 2013: Is 'Borgman' this year's 'Holy Motors'?
    CANNES, France — The Cannes Film Festival can reliably be counted on to offer at least one envelope-pushing genre-tinged exercise, the kind that makes festgoers marvel and shake their head in equal measure. Last year it was ”Holy Motors,&...
  • CBS' 'Under the Dome' bringing thrills from King, Spielberg

    CBS' 'Under the Dome' bringing thrills from King, Spielberg
    WILMINGTON, N.C. — Inside a 10-foot-tall cylinder a few miles from the beach, actress Britt Robertson is chained to a bedpost. The petite 23-year-old is being held captive by her (fictional) ex-boyfriend, a possessive young man named Junior who'...
  • In 'Touch of Sin,' Jia Zhangke changes his style but not themes

    CANNES, France — "A Touch of Sin," an early critical favorite among the films in the official competition at the Cannes Film Festival this year, has been widely greeted as signifying a new direction for the Chinese filmmaker Jia Zhangke. The claim...