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  • Maine East promises technicolor performance of 'Joseph' musical

    Maine East promises technicolor performance of 'Joseph' musical
    Maine East High School will present a reprisal of the musical "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" over two weekends this month. The musical, which was last staged at the school in 2005, will be presented March 6, 7, 13 and 14 at 7:30 p.m....
  • Backyard Committee Part Of Two-Day Emerge Fest At Outer Space

    Backyard Committee Part Of Two-Day Emerge Fest At Outer Space
    There's a class of musician who lives for studio time, who finds safe haven among the desktops and mixing boards, who believes take after take, edit after edit will lead to timeless, sonic perfection — and for whom live performance is, at best, a...
  • This crowd gets emotional: It's emo night Taking Back Tuesday

    On a Tuesday night in February, the line to get into the Echoplex stretched all the way down Glendale Boulevard. Hundreds of mid-20s to early-30-somethings waited with huge grins on their faces, ready to hear the music that changed their young lives. Once...
  • Chilina Kennedy on finding the 'joy' of Carole King on B'way

    The last time Broadway theatergoers got to see Chilina Kennedy, she was portraying Mary Magdalene. Now she's returned to play someone much more contemporary — songwriter Carole King. Kennedy replaces Jessie Mueller in "Beautiful: The Carole King...
  • Young Cuban artists testing the boundaries of dissent

    Young Cuban artists testing the boundaries of dissent
    With fake-diamond studs lining his lips and ears, and a tattoo carved under his dreadlocks, Omar Sayut is hard to miss. His version of Cuban hip-hop is what you might call hard to miss too. "Down with Raul! Down with Raul!" he chants in a video...
  • Justin Townes Earle Talks About His Dad's Music And Many Marriages

    Justin Townes Earle Talks About His Dad's Music And Many Marriages
    Justin Townes Earle was wise enough from an early age to know what to take from his father, esteemed singer-songwriter Steve Earle. When it came to music, the younger Earle, 33, absorbed his father's music like a sponge, particularly seminal early...
  • Salonga says she is in talks on taking role in "Allegiance"

    Tony award winner Lea Salonga says talks have not yet been finalized on her joining the cast of George Takei's musical "Allegiance" on Broadway, but added it is a show she wants to be part of. The Broadway veteran played the lead female role Kei Kimura...
  • Cassandra Wilson reflects on Billie Holiday at 100

    Cassandra Wilson reflects on Billie Holiday at 100
    Even now, as we approach next month's centennial of Billie Holiday's birth, the singer's story remains swathed in sensationalism. Junkie, prostitute, rape victim, prison inmate, bloodied lover – these are the terms that dominate her biography...
  • Yo-Yo Ma: Let the global block parties continue

     Yo-Yo Ma: Let the global block parties continue
    Yo-Yo Ma has long been one of the most recognizable classical musicians on the planet and, like Riccardo Muti, one of today's most committed spokesmen for the essential role of culture in society. Now that the superstar cellist and Chicago Symphony...
  • Noyes artists open their doors

    Noyes artists open their doors
    The resident artists of the Noyes Cultural Arts Center welcomed the community Feb. 28 to a free, three-hour afternoon Open Studios event, a regular offering at 927 Noyes St. Guests visited artisan studios and experienced student art. A City of Evanston-...
  • Artists to curate new performance series at Kennedy Center

    A new performance series curated by leading artists will help define a new programming slate at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts under its new president, along with festivals celebrating Ireland and something unexpected: skateboarding culture....