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  • L.A. duo Sparks to play 1974 'Kimono My House' live

    L.A. duo Sparks to play 1974 'Kimono My House' live
    A little more than 40 years ago, forward-looking L.A. rock band Sparks released their third album, “Kimono My House,” a work that influenced a lot of glam-rock, dance and electronic music that followed. This weekend, founding members Ron and...
  • Rhiannon Giddens steps out with 'Tomorrow Is My Turn'

    Rhiannon Giddens steps out with 'Tomorrow Is My Turn'
    The debut solo album from Carolina Chocolate Drops singer Rhiannon Giddens, spotlighted in our year-end report on artists to watch in 2015, arrives Tuesday, and it is Giddens’ personalized salute to women artists who influenced her eclectic...
  • Naperville Glee Club aims to uplift spirits of those touched by cancer

    Naperville Glee Club aims to uplift spirits of those touched by cancer
    Naperville residents Paula Ball and Dave and Chris Mueller all have watched loved ones suffer through the effects of cancer. As members of the Naperville Glee Club, they are looking forward to not just their own continued healing but helping others with...
  • Grammys 2015: Sound and hurry as performers rehearse for the show

    Grammys 2015: Sound and hurry as performers rehearse for the show
    A disembodied voice echoed through the cavernous expanse of Staples Center on Thursday, booming the phrase "Cello mike — one, two, three, four…." And then the sound of a piano floated through the arena, telegraphing the opening for Annie...
  • Grammys 2015: Jhené Aiko keeps her music in motion

    Grammys 2015: Jhené Aiko keeps her music in motion
    Jhene Aiko, her agent and her manager are huddled together on a recent afternoon going over upcoming gigs for the buzzing alternative-R&B star. The Los Angeles native is in the middle of a victory lap for a breakout year that included her first hit...
  • Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett prep for Grammy Awards, second album

    Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett prep for Grammy Awards, second album
    Lady Gaga showed up Thursday at Staples Center in a dazzling strapless gold lame cocktail dress and matching iridescent gold 4-inch high heels, her bleach blond hair swept smoothly over one shoulder as she took the stage with her recent duet partner,...
  • Grammys 2015: Pop & Hiss picks, and industry insiders' ballots

    Grammys 2015: Pop & Hiss picks, and industry insiders' ballots
    Will Sam Smith own the night? Can Beyonce’s surprise album beat out record buyers' favorite Ed Sheeran for album of the year? And how did voters vote in other key rap, jazz and R&B races? These questions won’t be answered until the 57th...
  • After 30 years, New Lenox music teacher planning a grand finale

    After 30 years teaching with New Lenox School District 122, Erik Torkelson is retiring. But first the music instructor is gearing up for one last song, a musical on April 21 with 2nd-graders called "Three of a Kind." It's about a missing bear. The end...
  • Guitar virtuoso hopes to strum path for others

    Guitar virtuoso hopes to strum path for others
    When Jason Lewis was a mere 3 years old, he was already strumming a guitar. Now a high school senior who has been dazzling audiences and winning awards for his musical talents, Lewis is pondering whether to channel his abilities in the world of the arts...
  • Easton native wins Grammy Award -- but not for music

    Easton native wins Grammy Award -- but not for music
    An Easton Area High School graduate was among the winners Sunday at the 57th annual Grammy Awards, but it wasn’t for music. Joe Spix III, a 1997 Easton graduate, was among the four art directors who won the Grammy for Best Recording Package for...
  • Grammys 2015: Carole King musical 'Beautiful' wins

    Grammys 2015: Carole King musical 'Beautiful' wins
    The Broadway cast recording of "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" on Sunday won the Grammy Award for musical theater album. Steve Sidwell and Billy Jay Stein, who produced the musical with Jason Howland, accepted the award, given out as part of a pre-...