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  • Coastal panel recommends that U2 guitarist's Malibu project proceed

    Coastal panel recommends that U2 guitarist's Malibu project proceed
    After years of skirmishing over a rock star's proposal to build a secluded compound on a rugged Malibu ridge, the California Coastal Commission staff recommended Friday that the project move forward — with modifications. U2 guitarist the Edge, a....
  • Cosimo Matassa dies at 88; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, producer

    Cosimo Matassa dies at 88; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, producer
    Cosimo Matassa, 88, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member who recorded New Orleans rock and rhythm and blues from the 1950s to the 1970s, died Thursday in New Orleans, said his granddaughter Mia Matassa. He had been ailing since he had a stroke in 2009....
  • Rivers a 'tragedy of the commons'?: My Word

    About 130 people stood in line at the entrance table inside the administration building of the St. Johns River Water Management District headquarters in Palataka on Aug. 28.They waited patiently to sign up to speak on behalf of their beloved rivers...
  • Martin Short: 'I get top billing'

    Martin Short: 'I get top billing'
    At some point during his firecrackerlike comedy routine with Steve Martin on Saturday night, Martin Short expects to recall the time he performed in the 1972 tribal-rock musical titled "The Second-Greatest Story Ever Told: Stepbrother to Jesus," a role...
  • Directors Like 'Whiplash's' Damien Chazelle Drum Up Attention With Short Films

    Like the intensely single-minded drummer Miles Teller plays in "Whiplash," its writer-director, Damien Chazelle, did not arrive on the world stage unprepared. In fact, exactly one year before his white-knuckle feature won Sundance's grand jury prize,...
  • CBS and NFL Network to Feature Jay-Z, Rihanna in 'Thursday Night Football' Opening

    Now the home of "Thursday Night Football," CBS is sparing no opportunity for fanfare, with plans to open each game of the series with Jay-Z's Grammy-winning song "Run This Town," featuring Rihanna. The opening will also be accompanied by narration from...
  • Can CSO's new chief fill Rutter's big shoes?

    Can CSO's new chief fill Rutter's big shoes?
    The appointment of Jeff Alexander as president of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association, which the Tribune reported Tuesday and the CSOA confirmed following a board meeting Wednesday morning, surprised even veteran observers of the American...
  • New CDs for John Cage's 102nd Birthday

    New CDs for John Cage's 102nd Birthday
    Classical music has a habit of burning out on birthdays. Two years ago, John Cage’s music was everywhere, what with Los Angeles and the world celebrating the centennial of his birth on Sept. 5 at Good Samaritan Hospital in downtown L.A. The party...
  • Robert Plant aims for nuance in album 'lullaby and … The Ceaseless Roar'

     Robert Plant aims for nuance in album 'lullaby and … The Ceaseless Roar'
    As much as anyone, Robert Plant deserves credit — or blame — for bringing the adjective "histrionic" into the vocabulary about rock music. As the frontman for Led Zeppelin, Plant used his pliant voice to create a signature vocal style, hitting...
  • Classical music: Ethel puts music to historic EPA photos

    Who else but the eclectic, occasionally electronic, string quartet Ethel could find inspiration to create a major multimedia project from documentary images amassed by the Environmental Protection Agency back in the 1970s? Ethel opens the Williams...
  • Celebration of the Arts offers all that jazz

    Celebration of the Arts offers all that jazz
    The Poconos will have a huge jazz groove starting Friday when the 37th annual Delaware Water Gap Celebration of the Arts kicks off. The three-day festival celebrating America's indigenous music style features dance, art, food and some of the genre's...