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Mahalia Jackson

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  • 'The Gospel at Colonus' proves timely, timeless

    'The Gospel at Colonus' proves timely, timeless
    It’s fairly unusual for a 30-plus-year-old experimental theater piece to remain trenchant, affecting and exhilarating at the same time, but that’s the incisive case with “The Gospel at Colonus” at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center.
  • Albert Sauser, TV news engineer, dies at 95

    Albert Sauser, TV news engineer, dies at 95
    During his career with CBS at WBBM-Ch. 2, Albert Sauser played an important role in historic telecasts including the Kennedy-Nixon debates, the funerals of President John F. Kennedy and his brother Robert and the 1968 Democratic National Convention in...

    Music Box: Smoky, spicy Jane Monheit returns to Rams Head On Stage

    Music Box: Smoky, spicy Jane Monheit returns to Rams Head On Stage
    Two-time Grammy nominee Jane Monheit returns to Rams Head On Stage in Annapolis tonight for an evening of jumpin' jazz and smoky cabaret ballads along with plenty of spicy Brazilian and Latin rhythms to stretch and soothe away the stress of a long work...

    Review: 'A City Called Heaven' by Robert Marovich

    Review: 'A City Called Heaven' by Robert Marovich
    Chicago gospel had an unexpected moment this Grammy season when, late into the awards telecast, Beyonce and an all-male choir reprised "Take My Hand, Precious Lord," a song Mahalia Jackson recorded in 1956, the lyrics of which were written by Thomas...

    Ledisi tries to sing the truth

    Ledisi tries to sing the truth
    Not too many years ago, when she was already well into a 15-year recording career, R&B singer-songwriter Ledisi had to pass out cards explaining how to pronounce her name (it's "LED-uh-see"). Until a year ago, Ledisi, born Ledisi Anibade Young and...