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  • Former Cream frontman Jack Bruce dies at age 71

    Former Cream frontman Jack Bruce dies at age 71
    LONDON (Reuters) - Jack Bruce, who formed influential British rock band Cream in the 1960s with guitarist Eric Clapton, has died aged 71, his family said on Saturday. Bruce co-wrote some of Cream's biggest hits including "Sunshine of Your Love" and "I...
  • Jack Bruce, Cream bassist, dies at 71

    Jack Bruce, Cream bassist, dies at 71
    Jack Bruce, the Scottish bassist and singer best known for his work with 1960s hard rock pioneers Cream, died on Oct. 25 at his home in Suffolk, England. He was 71. Bruce's death was announced by his family on his official website. No cause of death was...
  • Cream Bassist Jack Bruce Dies at 71

    Jack Bruce, the Scottish bassist and singer best known for his work with 1960s hard rock pioneers Cream, died on Saturday at his home in Suffolk, England. He was 71. Bruce's death was announced by his family on his official website. No cause of death was...
  • REVIEW: Giordano Dance Chicago ★★★

     REVIEW: Giordano Dance Chicago ★★★
    A bit of blissed-out Americana, of escapist fantasy, goes down pretty easy these days. And that's what Giordano Dance Chicago delivers with Ray Leeper's new "Feelin' Good Sweet." A former Giordano student, he's gone on to choreograph for music videos...
  • Artist Archibald J. Motley Jr.'s Jazz Age imagery on display at LACMA

     Artist Archibald J. Motley Jr.'s Jazz Age imagery on display at LACMA
    Archibald J. Motley Jr. was an artist intrigued by the night. It is there in a large number of his paintings, which tap into the joys and dramas of life after dark, onstage and backstage, in the streets of Chicago or during a feverish nighttime church...
  • Freebie Friday: Dick's Sporting Goods Grand Opening and other free events

    Freebie Friday: Dick's Sporting Goods Grand Opening and other free events
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.   Freebie Spotlight Orlando Fashion Square welcomes DICK'S Sporting Goods Grand Opening Celebration Is Friday-Sunday (Oct. 24-26) DICK'S Sporting Goods will be opening its 31st store in...
  • 'Whiplash': Miles Teller music drama drumming up strong reviews

    "Whiplash," writer-director Damien Chazelle's high-intensity drama about an aspiring jazz drummer (Miles Teller) and his domineering teacher (J.K. Simmons), has been grooving to steady buzz since it premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January and...
  • Review: 'Empire of Sin' by Gary Krist

    By the time the hatchet-wielding, saloon-smashing Carrie Nation rolled into New Orleans in 1907, the city's vice wars were well in progress. Draped in her widow's weeds and toting her Bible, despite the battle-dress, she admitted to some ambivalence:...
  • Jazz picks: Dave Liebman, Stefon Harris and more this weekend

    Jazz picks: Dave Liebman, Stefon Harris and more this weekend
    A selection of jazz and jazz-adjacent shows in the days ahead. Dylan Ryan's Sand at Eagle Rock Center for the Arts One of the tougher ones to categorize, L.A.-by-way-of-Chicago drummer Dylan Ryan draws freely from elements of twisted metal, post-...
  • Logan Center raises the dial on jazz

    Logan Center raises the dial on jazz
    Music lovers might not have anticipated it, but the sprawling arts center that the University of Chicago opened in 2012 has become an increasingly important player in Chicago jazz. Last season, the Logan Center for the Arts presented several major...
  • Author Investigates Why Composer John Cage Hated Recordings

    Author Investigates Why Composer John Cage Hated Recordings
    If people know of John Cage at all, they tend to know of him as a "composer" of a famous, some might say gag-ish, piece of silent music, and as the writer of aesthetic theories about silence. Cage also hated records, and he was outspoken in his...