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  • 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...
  • Venice Film Review: 'The Humbling'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - 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...
  • 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...
  • Venice Film Review: 'Jackie & Ryan'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - There was a time when a major studio might have made "Jackie & Ryan," a wholesome, female-skewing heartland romance, with a Sandra Bullock in the lead and reaped the profits; today, it's a wing-and-a-prayer festival film that...
  • Telluride Film Review: 'Seymour: An Introduction'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The great classical pianist in "Seymour: An Introduction." Although clearly designed as a reverent tribute from one artist to another, this first documentary directed by Ethan Hawke happily sidesteps any vanity-project...
  • Harrell, Brown lift up Chicago Jazz Festival

    Harrell, Brown lift up Chicago Jazz Festival
    There were great sets and tedious performances, moments of high inspiration and mediocre achievement, brilliant solos and overbearing ones too. If you stayed long enough at the 36th annual Chicago Jazz Festival, which ends Sunday, you heard it all in an...
  • REVIEW: Hunter Hayes at Allentown Fair is good, and real, country music

    REVIEW: Hunter Hayes at Allentown Fair is good, and real, country music
    For the better part of the past decade, country music aimed at young listeners has been (despite big sales) neither good, nor really country, and even worse when performed live. Hunter Hayes changes all that. He’s a talented singer and even better...
  • Beyonce and Jay-Z's 2013 Cuba trip no violation of U.S. embargo

    MIAMI (Reuters) - American music industry power couple Beyonce and Jay-Z did not violate U.S. sanctions on Cuba by traveling to the communist-ruled island last year, a U.S. government review has found. "We found no indication that U.S. sanctions were...