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  • Broadway in Chicago's concert a taste of what's to come

    Broadway in Chicago's concert a taste of what's to come
    Broadway in Chicago held its annual summer concert on Monday, packing Millennium Park despite crummy weather. The massive crowd suggested that if there is one thing Chicagoans like more than Broadway shows, it's the chance to see bits of Broadway shows...
  • Maxine Powell dies at 98; former model ran Motown's 'charm school'

    Maxine Powell dies at 98; former model ran Motown's 'charm school'
    The up-and-coming stars sat in a circle at Motown headquarters, staring in disbelief at the stylish woman who was lecturing them like a small, chic drill sergeant. "Do not confuse me with your mother," she told the Supremes, the Temptations, the...
  • Kim Kardashian, Kanye West among celebs honoring Franca Sozzani

    Kim Kardashian, Kanye West among celebs honoring Franca Sozzani
    The event: The Dream for Future Africa Foundation Gala, honoring Vogue Italia editor-in-chief Franca Sozzani on Thursday. Co-hosted by model Amber Valletta, super chef Wolfgang Puck and Gelila Assefa Puck, the evening came complete with performances by...
  • Review: 'Ready for a Brand New Beat' by Mark Kurlansky

    Review: 'Ready for a Brand New Beat' by Mark Kurlansky
    I may have never been so embarrassed for another human than the day my college English professor demonstrated America's desire for westward expansion by playing Martha and the Vandellas' "Dancing in the Street." He danced with an arrhythmic bounce as he...
  • "Project Runway" star blends fashion with costumes in "Porgy and Bess"

    "Project Runway" star blends fashion with costumes in "Porgy and Bess"
    It’s an unlikely mash-up, but when “Porgy and Bess” comes to West Palm Beach for eight shows Jan. 7-12, it will be the Gershwins meets “Project Runway.” That’s because the Tony Award-nominated costumer for the show is...
  • Grammy Museum marks fifth anniversary with gala Motown salute

    Grammy Museum marks fifth anniversary with gala Motown salute
    The Grammy Museum in Los Angeles started fifth-anniversary celebration activities Monday with a gala concert, dinner and auction that added more than $500,000 to the museum’s coffers to continue supporting educational and other programs. The efforts...
  • Icon award will be presented to Universal Music's Lucian Grainge

    Icon award will be presented to Universal Music's Lucian Grainge
    The Recording Academy will present its prestigious Salute to Industry Icons award to Universal Music Group Chairman and Chief Executive Lucian Grainge in recognition of his contributions to the music business. A pre-Grammy gala will be held Jan. 25 at...
  • Grammy nominations 2014: The complete list

    Grammy nominations 2014: The complete list
    Jay Z led the pack in the race for Grammy Awards earning nine nominations including one for Rap Album and two nominations in the Rap/Sung Collaboration category.  Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Pharrell and Justin Timberlake also scored big...
  • 'Motown' tickets go on sale Friday

    'Motown' tickets go on sale Friday
    Individual tickets for "Motown The Musical," the nationally touring jukebox show boasting the popular catalogue of Motown Records hits, will go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13, Broadway in Chicago announced on Tuesday. The musical,...
  • Chicago native Allison Semmes stars as Diana Ross in 'Motown the Musical'

    Chicago native Allison Semmes stars as Diana Ross in 'Motown the Musical'
    Chicago native Allison Semmes is a classical singer by training—she has a bachelor's degree in opera from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign—but she grew up with Motown in the house. "That was the popular music of [my parents']...
  • 'Motown' is Berry Gordy's memory box

    'Motown' is Berry Gordy's memory box
    How to tell the story of Berry Gordy, the visionary who signed and nurtured Diana Ross, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder and countless other Motown hit-makers? The self-described "bum with a dream" who built Motown Records into...