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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Virginia Symphony continues free outdoor concerts this week

    The unofficial start of the Virginia Symphony season has been in full swing with a terrific lineup of free outdoor concerts throughout Hampton Roads. The series began with four concerts over the Labor Day weekend in Williamsburg, Yorktown, Hampton and...
  • Best bets in the Western suburbs, Sept. 12-19

    Best bets in the Western suburbs, Sept. 12-19
    Event highlights for the week of Sept. 12-19 in the Western suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit http://triblocal.com/events. Daddy/Daughter date night hayride...
  • A new day for Romanian cimbalom master in Chicago

    A new day for Romanian cimbalom master in Chicago
    For the Romanian cimbalom virtuoso Nicolae Feraru, who has lived in Chicago since 1993, life changed last September. That's when he traveled to Washington, D.C., to receive his adopted country's highest honor for folk arts, the National Endowment for...
  • Ernest Dawkins' tribute to Mandela kicks off Jazz Fest

    Ernest Dawkins' tribute to Mandela kicks off Jazz Fest
    For the past decade, Chicago bandleader-composer Ernest Dawkins has been composing vast suites dealing head-on with some of the most turbulent chapters of American history. Works such as "UnTill Emmett Till" (about the murder of its title character),...
  • Chicago Jazz Festival guide, from Arkestra to Zenon

    Chicago Jazz Festival guide, from Arkestra to Zenon
    The big weekend has arrived, with visiting stars, Chicago legends and others performing during the 36th annual Chicago Jazz Festival. Following are shows not to miss, plus highlights of After Fest offerings. All the Jazz Festival shows take place on...
  • Celebrity benefit concert attracts art supporters

    Star-studded red carpet arrivals, a private showing of fine arts and a concert featuring jazz musician Al Jarreau drew in thousands of fans and supporters to the Celebrity Benefit Concert and Pageant at the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts. Celebrity...
  • Season Preview 2014: Concerts and Comedy in Orlando

    Season Preview 2014: Concerts and Comedy in Orlando
    Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. Blues Bob Thames Saltwater Soul: 11 a.m. Oct. 4, Christmas Park, Canal and Live Oak streets, New Smyrna Beach, free, 386-423-9760. Benjamin Booker: 8 p.m. Oct. 29, The Social, 54 N....
  • Season Preview: Your guide to Orlando-area theater

    Season Preview: Your guide to Orlando-area theater
    THE ABBEY The Orlando nightspot, at 100 S. Eola Drive, hosts plays, concerts and a fall cabaret series. The cabaret performances are at 8 p.m. and cost $10 each. Details: abbeyorlando.com. Monday Night Cabaret Series REBECCA FISHER: Sept. 8...
  • The Fall Movie Preview list of films

     The Fall Movie Preview list of films
    The 2014 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Oct. 31. Release dates and other details, as compiled here by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. Sept. 10 My Old Lady A down-on-his-luck New Yorker inherits a Parisian...
  • Upcoming play recounts the history of Lady Day

    Upcoming play recounts the history of Lady Day
    There’s no question, Paul Castaneda noted, that Billie Holiday was one of the most amazing talents ever to grace a stage.¬† Even today, 55 years after she died on July 17, 1959, Holiday continues to strongly influence Jazz and pop music with her...
  • Labor Day Weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Labor Day Weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.
    EAT National Sandwich Month Belly Shack 1912 N. Western Ave. 773-252-1414 Celebrate the last weekend of National Sandwich Month with—what else?—a tasty sandwich. Bill Kim cooks up an Asian pork meatball sandwich, a twist on a classic...