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  • Finding Celtic tradition at the Crossroads

    When Celtic Crossroads performs at the Columbia Festival of the Arts on June 24, the seven-member band of Irish musicians will sound off with a more modern take on the traditional music of their homeland. Call it non-traditional Irish music. When Celtic...
  • A few words with ... Zooey Deschanel, Darlene Love and Dr. Travis Taylor

    Zooey Deschanel of "New Girl" on Fox Q: What initially told you that "New Girl" was something you'd like to do, potentially for a long time? A: (Series creator) Liz Meriwether and I have a special sort of weird connection. The stuff she writes, I really...
  • Bernard Purdie at Westport Arts Center Gallery on Nov. 20

    Bernard Purdie at Westport Arts Center Gallery on Nov. 20
    Bernard Purdie is commonly known as "the world's most recorded drummer" having played on records by artists like Aretha Franklin, Miles Davis, Steely Dan and Hall & Oates. He's been on over 3,000 of 'em to date in fact, and is now 72-years-old — and...
  • Studio On The Run: Hip Hop Violinist Miri Ben-Ari On Performing In DC

    Studio On The Run: Hip Hop Violinist Miri Ben-Ari On Performing In DC
    Before she heads to DC to perfrom a free concert on November 23 at 6pm at the Kennedy Center - hip hop violinist Miri Ben-Ari hopped on the "Dunkin DOnuts studio on the run to talk about her realizing her dream after moving from Israel to the US and about...
  • Steven Tyler and J.Lo get 'Idol'-ized

    Steven Tyler didn't watch "American Idol." He was too busy being one. Jennifer Lopez watched religiously and picked all but two winners. And Randy Jackson experienced every pitchy note and brilliant performance since it started. "Season 10 -- The...
  • The industry's best-kept secret

    The industry's best-kept secret
    Win six Grammys and get nominated for a seventh. Add three Emmys to the pile. You’d think that would make you a household name. The name is Kevin Charles Brandon (aka Brandino). Have you heard of him? Neither have most of the people with whom he...
  • Album review: Alabama Shakes, 'Boys & Girls' ✭✭✭

    Album review: Alabama Shakes, 'Boys & Girls' ✭✭✭
    3 stars (out of 4) This still-green quartet was just a small-town northern Alabama bar band a year ago. Now Alabama Shakes is one of the most talked-about new rock acts thanks in part to some good fortune (an early anointing by Drive By Truckers’...
  • Yale Grad Da'Vine Joy Randolph Gets 'Whoopi' Role In Broadway's Musical 'Ghost'

    Yale Grad Da'Vine Joy Randolph Gets 'Whoopi' Role In Broadway's Musical 'Ghost'
    Da'Vine Joy Randolph says she's been guided by good and powerful spirits. There were the spirits of the African-American classical singer who inspired her when she was in high school, of an acting mentor who guided her from music to theater when she...
  • Andrew Love dies at 70; Grammy-winning saxophonist

    Andrew Love dies at 70; Grammy-winning saxophonist
    Trumpeter Wayne Jackson was the personification of mixed emotions in February when he and his longtime musical partner, saxophonist Andrew Love, were presented with a Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award for their work over half a century together as the...
  • Teddy Charles dies at 84; jazz vibraphonist and composer

    Teddy Charles dies at 84; jazz vibraphonist and composer
    Teddy Charles, a jazz vibraphonist who performed with Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus and other bebop-era jazz greats before becoming a charter boat captain in the Caribbean, died Monday at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead on New York's...
  • Famed producer, TV host Dick Clark dies at 82

    Famed producer, TV host Dick Clark dies at 82
    Broadcast icon Dick Clark, the longtime host of the influential "American Bandstand," has died, publicist Paul Shefrin said. He was 82. Clark suffered a heart attack while at St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica for an outpatient procedure, his...