Story | Nov 6, 2013 | 10:55 AM
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Story | Nov 26, 2013 | 8:40 AMDuke Ellington was — in addition to being a genius and a charmer — something of a B.S. artist. That's one of the character traits that comes through in Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington, the fast-moving, well-balanced and astonishing new biography by Terry Teachout. Ellington was suave and debonair, a master of the orotund phrase, with a regal delivery and demeanor that fit his name. He was, as Teachout makes plain, a musical visionary, but Ellington was also a complicated and unknowable character, one who didn't reveal his true self to many, and whose creative skills seemed to depend, in part, on surrounding himself with talented collaborators and sidemen.
Story | Mar 9, 2014 | 8:24 AM
Critics of the HBO show “Girls” may not have found a lot to love about “Saturday Night Live” last night, as the show’s creator and star Lena Dunham hosted and tapped into the good-natured obliviousness and awkwardness of...
Story | Mar 8, 2014 | 4:10 PM
Sarah Swersey, flute and Joe Belmont, guitar, will be making an encore appearance at a Music on High concert at Suffield's First Church of Christ, Congregational, 81 High Street on Sunday, March 30 at 4 p.m. They will create the intricate sounds of Duo...
Story | Mar 7, 2014 | 1:09 PM
Saturday Antique & Flea Market, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at First United Church of Christ, 200 N. 46th Ave., Hollywood. Free. Call 305-951-7349. Arts and Crafts Festival in the Pines, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Shops at Pembroke Gardens, 527 SW 145th Terrace,...