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  • 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,...
  • Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1968 [Videos]

    Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1968 [Videos]
    During this week 46 years ago, the first Boeing 747 rolled off the assembly line, actor Will Smith was born, TV show "Hawaii Five-0" premiered on CBS and the following songs were the most popular in America according to Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive....
  • 'Look Again to the Wind' revisits Johnny Cash's 'Bitter Tears'

    On the heels of two of the biggest hits of his career in "Ring of Fire" and "Understand Your Man," Johnny Cash was a hot commodity in 1964 when he gave his record company an ambitious new concept album, "Bitter Tears: Ballads of the American Indian."...
  • Arts funding on the November ballot

    Arts funding on the November ballot
    This year, election day in Los Angeles County will be about arts funding as well as politics. Among the decisions voters will face on the Nov. 4 ballot is whether to absorb $23 in annual per-parcel property taxes over the next 30 years for...
  • Why Did the MTV Video Music Awards Feel So Unhip?

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - 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...
  • Family guide to new movie releases

    IF I STAY Rating: PG-13 for thematic elements and some sexual material What it's about: A car wreck puts a teen girl into a coma, and she takes stock of her life to decide whether or not she wants to live. The kid attractor factor: Chloe Grace Moretz...
  • 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'...
  • Smash Mouth, Vertical Horizon to play Last Fling

    Smash Mouth, Vertical Horizon to play Last Fling
    The Naperville Jaycees are hoping everything Last Fling visitors want includes two 1990s all stars. Smash Mouth and Vertical Horizon are playing the end of summer festival in downtown Naperville on Aug. 31. Smash Mouth is best known for hits like "All...
  • Small-business profile: The Shed in Highland Park

    Small-business profile: The Shed in Highland Park
    The Shed is unique to Highland Park and the North Shore. It's a music social club that provides rehearsal space for musicians who want to practice individually, jam in group settings, network, and/or attend clinics and intimate concerts, according to...
  • The Riff Report: New music this week

    Ariana Grande "My Everything" Ariana Grande isn't Mariah Carey, but therein lay the problem: Grande doesn't know who she is. Although her voice is incredibly distinct, she has yet to truly find her sound, and bounces between pop producers with wild...
  • Paula Wagner Grabs Film Rights to Mother of Hip-Hop's Life Story

    Producer Paula Wagner has acquired the film rights to the life story of Sylvia Robinson, the founder of Sugar Hill Records, with an eye toward producing a biopic about the hip-hop pioneer. Joey Robinson, Sylvia's son, will executive produce, while...