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  • Stage set for Oak Forest grad in 'West Side Story'

    Stage set for Oak Forest grad in 'West Side Story'
    Rachel Marie LaPorte is performing in what she calls “a perfect piece of musical theatre.” And she’s doing so in a place she wants to be. For the next several weeks, the Oak Forest native is set to play the role of Consuela in...
  • New '33 1/3' book explores life of mysterious chanteuse Bobbie Gentry

    New '33 1/3'  book explores life of mysterious chanteuse Bobbie Gentry
    Love was in the air in the summer of 1967, and it was all over the radio waves as well, from the Doors’ horny exhortation to a love interest in “Light My Fire” to the Beatles’ philosophically minded anthem “All You Need is...
  • Child sense: Music to your ears!

    Child sense: Music to your ears!
    Learning a musical instrument is something that has benefits way beyond simply being able to impress friends and family. Studies have shown that it not only promotes children’s brain development, it also demands the habit of regular practice to...
  • The synth is back: KORG and Moog revive golden-era analog synthesizers

    The synth is back: KORG and Moog revive golden-era analog synthesizers
    The word "vintage" has carried drastically different meanings within the world of musical instruments. In the realm of electric and acoustic guitars and amplifiers, "vintage" in recent years has translated into an important, and lucrative, facet of the...
  • On 'Vulnicura,' Bjork is heavy and at her most personal

    In the opening measures of Björk's new album, "Vulnicura," the Icelandic artist offers a direct statement of purpose, one involving personal upheaval she describes as "a juxtapositioning fate." Mentioning "moments of clarity as so rare, I better...
  • Art and music hit the beach

    Art and music hit the beach
    A beach side festival organized by volunteers to fund Deerfield Beach student scholarships and free concerts on the beach gets underway on Saturday. At least one of those exhibiting is anticipating an educated crowd. "The customers who go there really...
  • Hot party spots for spring break, from Florida to Iceland

     Hot party spots for spring break, from Florida to Iceland
    It's not long until spring break time for the college crowd. From February through March, students around the U.S. will be getting away from campus. An outing with the family may be in the cards, but for many the attraction is partying. Warm-weather...
  • Watch Keith Richards try to play a synthesizer in 1969

    Randy Lewis' report on the revival of vintage synthesizers at the 2015 National Assn. of Music Merchants convention (opening Thursday, Jan. 22, in Anaheim) reminded us of an interesting bit of music history trivia: the time Keith Richards of the Rolling...
  • Florida travel calendar for February

    Florida travel calendar for February
    Check out festivals and events in February across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Jan. 31, 2014 - Feb. 1, 2015: 9th...
  • Kim Fowley dies at 75; music producer created, managed the Runaways

    Kim Fowley dies at 75; music producer created, managed the Runaways
    Kim Fowley, the mercurial and eccentric music producer and Svengali who created and managed the all-female rock group the Runaways in the 1970s, died Thursday after a long battle with bladder cancer. He was 75. Fowley's longtime friend, author-historian...
  • Best bets for Jan. 21

    Best bets for Jan. 21
    Music Average White Band: Funky, jazzy soulsters AWB scored hits with the R&B-tinged "Cut the Cake," "Pick Up the Pieces" and "Schoolboy Crush." 7:30 p.m., Jazziz Nightlife , 201 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, $60-$150, 561-300-0730, jazziz.com/nightlife....