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  • For String Player Zach Brock, Improv Comes First

    For String Player Zach Brock, Improv Comes First
    Over the last two decades, as violinist and composer Zach Brock worked toward becoming a full-time jazz musician, he knew that he'd have to prove himself as an improviser first and a string player second. "I wanted to be of the [jazz] scene, where it'...
  • Ingeborg F. Harrington, homemaker

    Ingeborg F. Harrington, homemaker
    Ingeborg F. Harrington, a homemaker and gourmet cook who was known for her memorable dinner parties, died of heart failure Friday at Manor Care Ruxton. She was 91. The daughter of Wilhelm Leuschner, a mechanical engineer, and Angela Schwarzer Leuschner,...
  • Why Did the MTV Video Music Awards Feel So Unhip?

    If the MTV Video Music Awards looked boring on TV, it was even worse watching the show in person. Sunday night's ceremony was held at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., a venue so monstrous not even Taylor Swift could fill all the seats. Unlike most...
  • Ravinia music director James Conlon extends contract through 2015

    Ravinia music director James Conlon extends contract through 2015
    Outgoing music director James Conlon and Ravinia are not rushing into any parting of the ways. The 64-year-old American conductor has offered to extend his present contract with the festival for another year, which will keep him in his post through the...
  • Music and movie for kids this weekend at SteelStacks

    Music and movie for kids this weekend at SteelStacks
    Come for the music and stay for the movie. New York-based musician Lou Gallo will perform at 11:30 a.m. Saturday as part of Peas & Q’s, ArtsQuest's free children's series at Town Square at SteelStacks in Bethlehem Gallo, a 17-year veteran of New...
  • A Chicago jazzman's 'Homage to Nelson Mandela'

    A Chicago jazzman's 'Homage to Nelson Mandela'
    The heroic life of Nelson Mandela has inspired uncounted tributes and probably will do so for years to come. But one of the most promising will unfold Thursday night, when the 36th annual Chicago Jazz Festival presents the world premiere of "Homage to...
  • Basement Jaxx endures, hits new peaks on 'Junto'

    Basement Jaxx endures, hits new peaks on 'Junto'
    Back in the EDM stone ages, when producers carved beats out of boulders, two teams reigned supreme when it came to international house music: Daft Punk and Basement Jaxx. While commercial EDM in the late 1990s was lapping up the progressive house sounds...
  • 'Scandal's' Joe Morton, 'Masters of Sex's' Allison Janney Score Emmy Drama Guest Actor Awards

    "Scandal's" Joe Morton got the nod for guest actor in a drama series at Saturday's Creative Arts Awards, while Allison Janney won guest actress in a drama for Showtime's "Masters of Sex." Morton walked away a winner for his first-ever Emmy nom. Janney is...
  • Rock out with Mickey at "Disney Live" at Stabler Sunday

    Rock out with Mickey at "Disney Live" at Stabler Sunday
    The sisters from “The Little Mermaid” will groove their fishtails to Beyonce’s “Single Ladies” and Donald Duck will jam on an electric guitar to Aerosmith’s “Walk This Way.” Disney characters will...
  • Promoter of Mariachi 5K run in Boyle Heights faces backlash over theme

    Promoter of Mariachi 5K run in Boyle Heights faces backlash over theme
    The mariachi of Boyle Heights mostly live by a golden rule: No event is a bad event. They play for funerals and quinceaƱeras, foreclosures and sex change celebrations. But Sunday's Mariachi 5K — where some runners undoubtedly will show up in...
  • Plainfield band takes on challenge

    Fifty-five members of the Plainfield High School marching band were going through their paces on the football field on Aug. 15. Band Director Kacey Howard watched from the roof of the sports booth high over mid-field. When they finished the short...