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  • Obit: Michael Jackson Through The Years

    Obit: Michael Jackson Through The Years
    The Bio History of Michael Joseph Jackson began when he was born on the 29th of August 1958 in Gary, Indiana. He was the 7th of nine children. (brothers: Sigmund "Jackie", Toriano "Tito", Jermaine, Marlon, Steven "Randy", and sisters Rebbie, Janet and La-...
  • Michael Jackson's Life Was Infused With Fantasy And Tragedy

    Michael Jackson's Life Was Infused With Fantasy And Tragedy
    Michael Jackson was fascinated by celebrity tragedy. He had a statue of Marilyn Monroe in his home and studied the sad Hollywood exile of Charlie Chaplin. He married the daughter of Elvis Presley. Jackson met his own untimely death Thursday at age 50,...
  • Jackson Mourned As More Than An Entertainer

    Jackson Mourned As More Than An Entertainer
    Music legends, sports figures and others paid tribute to Michael Jackson today during an emotion, song-filled service at Staples Center. Jackson was praised as a music pioneer and a barrier-breaking cultural figure, who the Rev. Al Sharpton said paved...
  • Review: Amy Macdonald - This is the Life

    She's set to follow Amy Winehouse and Duffy as the next big thing out of Britain (where her debut has scored double-platinum status), but Amy Macdonald isn't part of the young retro-soul scene that's bringing back the Motown sound. In fact, this 20-year-...
  • 10 things you might not know about Michigan

    10 things you might not know about Michigan
    Last week was a rough one for the state of Michigan, with a setback in its lawsuit against Illinois over the Asian carp. But maybe better things are ahead for our neighbor to the east: Tuesday marks the anniversary of its statehood -- the all-important...
  • The Crowd: Concerts for mission's preservation

    It is known as "The Jewel of the Missions." And it is surely one of Orange County's most significant cultural and religious landmarks. Mission San Juan Capistrano, the seventh in a chain of 21 California missions under the leadership of Padre Junípero...
  • R&B Singer Hal Linton

    Hailing from the sunny shores of Barbados, singer songwriter Hal Linton is definetly a new artist to be in the lookout for with his brew of R&B soul music. Winning the Barbados Music Award was just a prelude to the success this smooth crooner is poised...
  • Happy 300th, Detroit

    To the world, Detroit is usually regarded as the home of cars and Motown music. But this gritty Midwestern city offers a full list of options for the adventurous traveler. Within a one-hour flight from Midway or O'Hare or a 260-mile drive or train ride...
  • Questions on earlier marketing for Trump

    Developer Donald Trump has picked prominent Chicago real estate firm U.S. Equities Realty to handle leasing for his proposed mixed-use skyscraper on the riverfront site of the Chicago Sun-Times. The selection was announced as questions surfaced in real...
  • A Good--and 'Bad'--Night

    Whoever thought anyone would feel sorry for Michael Jackson--especially at a Grammy Awards show? Moments after being bathed in applause for one of the most striking performances ever by a pop performer on national television, Jackson, an intensely...
  • Who are pop's hottest properties?

    Who's the hottest property in the record business? That's not an easy question, but with conglomerates betting zillions of dollars on it, Calendar set out to conduct some independent research. The first thing we did was to declare everyone--from Michael...