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  • 'Frank' an offbeat dive through the looking glass of creativity

     'Frank' an offbeat dive through the looking glass of creativity
    Odd, offbeat, somehow endearing, the bleakly comic "Frank" has its own kind of charm as well as some pointed, poignant things to say about the mysterious nature of creativity, where it comes from and where it might all go. With the ability to be true to...
  • Music festival to benefit Lyme research, awareness

    Music festival to benefit Lyme research, awareness
    Musicians will sing and strum and play the harmonica Thursday night in Annapolis night to raise funds — and awareness — for Lyme disease. Headlining the Ticked Off Music Fest will be Les Stroud, a TV survivalist and musician from Canada. He'...
  • Chesapeake agenda reflects ambition to expand entertainment, educational programs

    Chesapeake agenda reflects ambition to expand entertainment, educational programs
    A glance at Chesapeake Arts Center's upcoming schedule indicates an exciting season beginning in September, with entertainment to attract audiences with diverse tastes in music, theater and star attractions. Chesapeake recently received $20,000...
  • Hopeful times ahead for Chicago Jazz Festival

     Hopeful times ahead for Chicago Jazz Festival
    After three and a half decades, can the tradition-bound Chicago Jazz Festival evolve into something better, newer, fresher? Can the event break with formulas of the past and prove worthy of the great jazz city whose name it bears? At this late date,...
  • A critic's collection of great jazz interviews

    A critic's collection of great jazz interviews
    In 37 years of covering music for the Tribune, I've heard virtually all of the masters and have been lucky enough to meet most of them. Whether chatting backstage with Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra or conversing with Lena Horne in a Manhattan...
  • Dream of an auto museum in Detroit picking up speed

    As car lovers from across the country and around the world recently gathered for the Woodward Dream Cruise in Detroit, one could feel the dream of a world-class auto museum gaining traction. A collection of private and public groups have begun working to...
  • So you think you can shock? Prizes take backseat at MTV awards

    By Piya Sinha-Roy INGLEWOOD, Calif., Aug 22 (Reuters) - Blood, buttocks, snakes and angry rants are just some of the surprises served up by the MTV Video Music Awards over the last three decades, and as Sunday's ceremony looms, there is stiff competition...
  • John Fullbright closes Levitt Pavilion Pasadena series Aug. 23

    John Fullbright closes Levitt Pavilion Pasadena series Aug. 23
    This year’s series of free summer concerts at the two Levitt Pavilions in MacArthur Park and Pasadena ramped the talent wattage up with shows by several esteemed musicians who don’t typically play free shows, notably Richard Thompson, Loudon...
  • Bruce Hornsby's 'Solo Concerts' strikes a responsive chord

    Bruce Hornsby's 'Solo Concerts' strikes a responsive chord
    ¬†When I first talked to Bruce Hornsby about his new two-CD set “Solo Concerts,” I had my concerns. He was describing it in terms of 12-tone classical composition, and the tricky “two-handed independence” that a pianist tries to...
  • Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1998 [Videos]

    Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1998 [Videos]
    During this week 16 years ago, Google Inc. was founded in Menlo Park, Calif., legendary film director Akira Kurosawa died and these were the most popular songs in America, via Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive. 10. "Lookin' at Me,' Mase featuring Puff...
  • There's a post-Katrina joie de vivre in New Orleans

    In a traditional New Orleans jazz funeral, mourners follow a brass band playing dirges. When they leave the cemetery, the music changes tempo — "Oh, when the saints go marchin' in" — and everyone dances, celebrating the deceased and the gift...