| Aug 10, 2011
| 9:05 AM
Virginia's own Chris Brown will play Virginia Beach on Oct. 9 according to a press release issued today, Aug. 10. The R&B-pop singer who has rebounded from personal troubles to once again make smash hit tunes will launch his "F.A.M.E." tour Sept. 12 in...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 5:42 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Kid Rock is expected to shoot a video for his latest single in the town where he got his start and still calls home.
The Detroit News and Detroit Free Press report the musician born Robert Ritchie, who has rapped and rocked his way...
| Nov 8, 2011
Joe Frazier, the heavyweight boxing champion who in 1971 became the first fighter to defeat Muhammad Ali, then lost two epic rematches including a ferocious battle known as the "Thrilla in Manila," died Monday night. He was 67.
Smokin' Joe, as he was...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 8:22 PM
Johan Franzen recorded a hat trick, and the rebounding Detroit Red Wings beat the slumping Colorado Avalanche, 5-2, at Joe Louis Arena.
Nicklas Lidstrom and Danny Cleary also tallied for the Red Wings, who got 24 saves from Jimmy Howard.
| Nov 13, 2011
| 12:48 PM
Inez Alice Chappell, a former Pennsylvania Avenue manicurist and thoroughbred racing fan, died Nov. 2 of heart failure at Seasons Hospice at Northwest Hospital Center.
The Northwest Baltimore resident was 86.
The daughter of an a-rab and a homemaker,...
| Sep 25, 2011
A fashion show in Harlem in 1963, a portrait of a contemplative Michael Jackson in 1981 and a picture of friends celebrating their prom night in 2006 are among images on view in the exhibition "Posing Beauty in African American Culture" at USC's Fisher...
| Dec 17, 2011
Cory Emmerton scored twice and added an assist while Drew Miller also lit the lamp twice as the Detroit Red Wings routed the Los Angeles Kings, 8-2, at Joe Louis Arena.
Niklas Kronwall, Henrik Zetterberg, Pavel Datsyuk and Brad Stuart also scored for...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 7:48 PM
Each year the Tribune recognizes a handful of Chicagoans as its artists of the year. This year, Alligator Records founder Bruce Iglauer is among them. Here's why:
The Chicago Blues Festival reserved its final night last June for a birthday party:...
| Dec 31, 2011
Jimmy Howard made 31 saves to record his career-high fourth shutout of the season, and the Detroit Red Wings extended their home dominance with a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Blues.
Johan Franzen, Justin Abdelkader and Jiri Hudler each contributed a...
| May 19, 2011
OAK VIEW, Calif. — Ray "Windmill" White, a veteran of 60 professional fights, pulls a paperback from a shelf in his office, opens "The Ultimate Book of Boxing Lists" and thumbs through it.
Finally spotting his name, he looks up and smiles.
| May 25, 2011
After flirting with the idea for the last few months, Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brian Rafalski has called it a career. Citing a desire to spend more time with family, Rafalski leaves the game after a season which he called his most challenging. The...