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  • Stage on the streets for Chicago performers

    Stage on the streets for Chicago performers
    A strong voice and the sound of a guitar welcome you to the subway tunnel on your way home from work. Muscles relax and the stress of a long day melt away. The lyrics from Bob Marley's "Jamming" echo off the walls. You smile and decide to let the next...
  • HBO to Air Mick Jagger-Produced James Brown Documentary 'Mr. Dynamite'

    HBO has acquired the James Brown documentary "Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown" for the U.S. and Canada, with a premiere date set for Oct. 27 at 9 p.m. The feature length documentary is directed by Oscar-winning helmer Alex Gibney and produced by...
  • 'Holy Ghost' Uses Kickstarter, Korn Guitarist to Attract Christian Millennials

    Heavy metal and Christianity don't often mix, yet Brian "Head" Welch, lead guitarist of Korn, is front and center in the new faith-based film "Holy Ghost." Welch's involvement isn't the only iconoclastic element of the Kickstarter-funded project. The...
  • Guitarist Wes Borland puts his home with studio up for sale

    Guitarist Wes Borland puts his home with studio up for sale
    Wes Borland, the guitarist for Limp Bizkit, has listed his hideaway in Hollywood Hills West for sale at $1.35 million. The 1,256-square-foot bohemian-vibe bungalow has a  living room with a painted brick fireplace, an open kitchen, a dining room, two...
  • Video: Voci Dance, DJ Nigel present 'Whisper/Roar'

    Video: Voci Dance, DJ Nigel present 'Whisper/Roar'
    Voci Dance will present "Whisper/Roar" this weekend, Sept. 5-6 — it's described as a mashup of dance, music, film and installation art. "We haven't had a show that was ours for a while," says Genevieve Bernard, artistic director for Voci Dance....
  • The Latest: Folk-rock 'Wounds'; a slick Attic

    The Latest: Folk-rock 'Wounds'; a slick Attic
    Wounds to Bind Jerry Burgan with Alan Rifkin Rowman & Littlefield; 209 pages I still remember the first time I heard We Five's 1965 hit "You Were On My Mind." It came on my bedroom radio when I was 8 or 9, and I quickly began taping it, mistaking...
  • Bethlehem man writes song that revives career of R&B star Martha Wash

    Bethlehem man writes song that revives career of R&B star Martha Wash
    Jim Carolan of Bethlehem has been involved in music most of his life, mostly as a performer in blues bands and a singer-songwriter and in a management/licensing capacity. So how did Carolan end up writing a song that reignited the career of R&B/pop/soul...
  • Culture-melding Gipsy Kings celebrate 25 years

    It has been more than 25 years since the song "Bamboleo" helped catapult the Gipsy Kings from flamenco music royalty to pop stars of international renown. The song first appeared on the band's eponymous American debut album in 1987, which spent 40...
  • Classical favorites and firsts for fall

    Classical favorites and firsts for fall
    There will be no power vacuum at Symphony Center this fall, once Riccardo Muti has entered the building. All eyes and ears will be on the big boss as he begins his fifth season as music director, his authority undimmed. Muti leads off his fall CSO...
  • Choral director seeks to expand yet stay true

    Choral director seeks to expand yet stay true
    With choral groups of every size, description and professional status vying for attention in and around Chicago, standing out from the pack often depends on how distinctive a niche each is able to carve out for itself. The Chicago-based chamber chorus...
  • Trumpeter Davis' vision right on schedule

    Trumpeter Davis' vision right on schedule
    More than a decade ago, Chicago trumpeter Orbert Davis and his longtime business partner, Mark Ingram, embraced a bold idea: Create an orchestra that could merge jazz and classical traditions, an idiom that musicians sometimes call Third Stream. As...