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  • Ray Gonzalez Keeps Bar High For Latin, Salsa Fest

    Ray Gonzalez Keeps Bar High For Latin, Salsa Fest
    Update: Event has been rescheduled to Sunday, Sept. 7 at 5 p.m. It takes Hartford trumpeter and bandleader Ray Gonzalez 10 months out of every year to organize the festival that bears his name. And this year — as usual — he'll fine-tune...
  • 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),...
  • Who's Tweeting venom? New Twitter study reveals some gender-based surprises

    Who's Tweeting venom? New Twitter study reveals some gender-based surprises
    You know who seems least surprised of all by the "porky" comments thrown at Kirsten Gillibrand? Kirsten Gillibrand. "I believed his intentions were sweet, even if he was being an idiot," the New York senator is quoted as writing in her new book,...
  • 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...
  • Gary U.S. Bonds will bring the party home to Norfolk on Sunday

    Gary U.S. Bonds will bring the party home to Norfolk on Sunday
    Gary U.S. Bonds is glad to be home in Norfolk.  "I love it when I can make it down here, because that's when I can eat some crabs," Bonds said with a laugh.  Yes, he says, you can get crabs up in New York, where he has lived for many years.  "But...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman friend pleads guilty in heroin case

    Philip Seymour Hoffman friend pleads guilty in heroin case
    A friend of Philip Seymour Hoffman who was arrested in the investigation following the Oscar winner's fatal overdose has taken a plea deal that gives him no jail time. Robert Aaron Vineberg initially faced a felony charge of heroin possession with...
  • 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...
  • Five questions for Paul Manna, concert promoter

    Five questions for Paul Manna, concert promoter
    Paul Manna got his start booking wedding bands for $50 a week plus 15 percent to 20 percent commission. It was a way into music, which he knew he wanted, but it wasn't quite right. "My heart wasn't in booking wedding bands," said Manna, who, at 47,...
  • Venice Film Review: Al Pacino in 'The Humbling'

    An actor prepares to face the final curtain of his career in "The Humbling," director Barry Levinson's free-form adaptation of Philip Roth's penultimate novel, about a star of stage and screen beginning to lose the tricks of his trade (and possibly his...
  • Dulcimer musician was 'smitten' by the instrument

    Dulcimer musician was 'smitten' by the instrument
    A classically trained pianist who attended the renowned Juilliard School in New York, Rosamond Campbell admittedly once had a dismissive attitude toward folk and rock music. But in 1977, when reluctantly taking her high school-age son, Rick, to a folk...
  • Music community starts challenge campaign benefiting MusiCares

    Music community starts challenge campaign benefiting MusiCares
    Done your ice-bucket challenge? Well, grab a favorite album and try the just-launched MusiCares Challenge. Music publisher Tom DeSavia got the idea for a charitable challenge targeted to the music community and benefiting the Grammy Foundation’s...