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  • This time, it's Barbara Morrison's turn for a favor

    This time, it's Barbara Morrison's turn for a favor
    Sitting in the hall that she operates in Leimert Park on a recent afternoon, Barbara Morrison is uncharacteristically sedentary. She recently lost a leg to diabetes. While she speaks with customary grace and cheer, the jazz vocalist is in a period of...
  • Interview: 'American Idol' finalist Haley Reinhart coming home for the holidays

    Interview: 'American Idol' finalist Haley Reinhart coming home for the holidays
    Haley Reinhart would like to apologize to the fans who waited for her outside of the Allstate Arena in August. The Wheeling native — who hasn’t been home much since finishing third on Fox’s “American Idol” in May —...
  • Ex-Baltimorean went 'Searching for Sugar Man'

    Ex-Baltimorean went 'Searching for Sugar Man'
    "And now you hear the music, but the words don't sound too clear …" "Inner City Blues" by Sixto Rodriguez Former Baltimorean Craig Strydom has spent more than two decades searching for Sugar Man. And even though the music journalist tracked his...
  • Daring 'Gaye' delivers stories and songs

    Daring 'Gaye' delivers stories and songs
    When Black Ensemble Theatre opened its beautiful new building in November, it did so with a show, "The Jackie Wilson Story," that not only was under-rehearsed but was merely a pro forma remount of a hit from the past. The second, far more successful...
  • Choosing books for the holidays

    Choosing books for the holidays
    Inevitably this holiday season, my mom will tick through her shopping list and say with a sigh, "Your dad wants a book." Since I was a kid, my mom has teased my dad about the predictablity of this ritual, which usually involves the purchase of a brick-...
  • March 21: Midday Fix - Human Nature

    March 21: Midday Fix - Human Nature
    Human Nature Hailing from Sydney, the high school classmates who would go on to become Human Nature – brothers Andrew and Mike Tierny, Phil Burton and Toby Allen – were captivated by the harmonies of soul, gospel and R&B. Since forming Human Nature,...
  • Obama takes a day off from diplomatic warnings, praises Algeria, then celebrates the Motown Sound

     
    Democrat quicker to praise Algeria for lifting restrictions, than some other countries for imposing them....
  • John Legend's spiritual cover of Adele's 'Rolling in the Deep'

     
    Right around the two-minute mark in John Legend's cover of Adele's "Rolling in the Deep," his voice breaks and cracks a few times, sounding like it might break permanently, a messenger finally worn out from delivering such heightened emotions. Adele's.......
  • In Rotation: Mowest, Motown’s West Coast experiment

     
    A series in Sunday Calendar about what Times writers & contributors are listening to right now... Various artists, “Our Lives Are Shaped by What We Love: Motown’s Mowest Story 1971-1973.” The accepted narrative of Motown Records’...
  • New Pa. Blues Festival smoking hot in first day

     
    It was a hot one Saturday at the new Pa. Blues Festival on Blue Mountain, but a good one. Attendance was down. Maybe it was unfamiliarity with this new event near Palmerton replacing the Pocono Blues Festival at Big Boulder.......
  • Monster Mash: 9/11 memorial architect on his controversial design

     
    A profile of architect Michael Arad, designer of the controversial Sept. 11 memorial...