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  • R&B singer Ciara, rapper Future welcome a baby son, named ...

    R&B singer Ciara, rapper Future welcome a baby son, named ...
    Ciara is a mom and her fiance, Future, is once again a dad after the R&B singer gave birth to a baby son early Monday morning.  It's a first child for the singer, who posted the vitals Tuesday on Instagram along with a picture showing the boy's little...
  • 'Godzilla': The music of Gyorgy Ligeti and the movies

    'Godzilla': The music of Gyorgy Ligeti and the movies
    "Godzilla," currently rampaging through cinemas around the world, is the latest movie to resurrect Japan's most fearsome monster creation. The recent Hollywood blockbuster, directed by Gareth Edwards, is also the latest in a distinguished line of movies...
  • Super City driven by competitive songwriters

    Super City driven by competitive songwriters
    Sometimes, a band is born from a riff. Last year, as senior jazz majors in Towson University's music program, Dan Ryan and Greg Wellham built the foundation of their first song, “Find You,” around a circular guitar pattern. As the song...
  • Patton Oswalt, Taylor Schilling, George Takei, De La Soul Celebrate Webby Awards

    "Yeah, don't be in the moment," said Patton Oswalt as he was greeted by a wave of cellphone cameras upon taking the stage at the 18th Annual Webby Awards Monday night. "It's not like any of this will end up on the internet." After the chided audience...
  • Rhythm Is Gonna Get Broadway as Estefan Musical Targets a Fall 2015 Opening

    "On Your Feet!," the brewing musical about the lives and careers of Gloria Estefan and Emilio Estefan, has mapped out a conga-line to Broadway, with producers of the tuner planning a Chicago try-out next summer ahead of a fall 2015 opening on the Main...
  • Guitarist's estate says Led Zeppelin lifted 'Stairway to Heaven' part

    Guitarist's estate says Led Zeppelin lifted 'Stairway to Heaven' part
    It's a time-tested, if not always a time-honored, tradition in pop music: accusations of copyright infringement over a classic song. In this case, protectors of the estate of Randy California, lead guitarist and songwriter of 1960s Los Angeles-based...
  • 'Scarlatti: Cage: Sonatas' by David Greilsammer an unsettling package

    So far the new recording for which has I've gotten the most pitches from publicists this year is a mash-up of sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti and John Cage performed by David Greilsammer. The Israeli pianist hits the keyboard as though he were an...
  • Film, TV productions flocking to Massachusetts; tax credit is big draw

     Film, TV productions flocking to Massachusetts; tax credit is big draw
    Desi Van Til describes her film "Tumbledown" as a love letter to her home state of Maine. Van Til wrote the indie movie that stars Jason Sudeikis and Rebecca Hall and is based on her life growing up in Farmington. She envisioned filming at some of the...
  • Sights & Sounds: Last Bison showcases a new look at Harborfest

    Sights & Sounds: Last Bison showcases a new look at Harborfest
     NORFOLK - Ben Hardesty celebrated his 23rd birthday with a few thousands friends at Harborfest on Saturday, showcasing some new songs and something of a new look for his band, The Last Bison.  The band's 15-song set included nine new tunes from its...
  • Hari Kunzru's digital tone poem of New York

    Hari Kunzru's digital tone poem of New York
    When the British novelist Hari Kunzru moved to Manhattan in 2008, he found himself unmoored. “I only got here a couple of weeks ago,” he writes in “Twice Upon a Time: Listening to New York” (Atavist Books: digital, $2.99). “...
  • Percussionist Richie Barshay Showcases Rhythmic Shape-Shifting

    Percussionist Richie Barshay Showcases Rhythmic Shape-Shifting
    Richie Barshay is an internationally known percussionist who's played Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Fred Hersch, Esperanza Spalding and the Klezmatics, while also leading his own groups. The West Hartford native is no stranger to Connecticut jazz and...