| Feb 27, 2013
| 5:35 PM
After a decade performing for a rabid, nationwide jam-band fan base, particularly enthusiastic in South Florida, Perpetual Groove is down to its final six concerts, and Matt McDonald is feeling a familiar sense of excitement.
“It’s hard to...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 2:30 AM
I recently had the honor of speaking to the Fellowship of Christians and Jews in Palm Beach, Fla. Fr. Tom Hartman, my former partner on this column, and I spoke before this wonderful organization some years ago when Tommy was well. I lift up their work...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:38 PM
DAYTONA BEACH — Dear Danica and Ricky:
Please stop it. There is no making out in NASCAR.
No hugs, no exchanging of Valentine's Day cards, none of this schmoozie-poozie stuff with the nauseating soundtrack of a Michael Bolton/Barry Manilow mix-...
| Jan 29, 2013
It was an out-of-town Broadway show that closed in one night, but those in the audience are likely to remember it for a long time because the show was produced just for them.
Tony Award-winner Brian Stokes Mitchell sang "The Impossible Dream."...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 8:30 AM
When cabaret star Karen Mason played here last December, at Davenport's, one song drew the evening's noisiest ovations by far.
If Mason had sung "It's About Time" without introduction, the piece would have unfolded as a charming love song well worth...
| Dec 30, 2012
The performing arts scene looked a bit like a Busch Gardens theme ride in 2012, with lots of high points and a couple of strange twists and turns. Overall, the quality of presentations was first-rate with several regional or world premieres and knockout...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Insane City by Dave Barry (Putnam) The Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist's first solo adult novel in more than a decade is a typically absurdist comic story about everything — and then some — that goes wrong for Seth and his friends en...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 4:34 PM
EVANSTON (September 21, 2011) The Woman’s Board of Presbyterian Homes hosted its annual Festival of Roses for residents of Westminster Place, 3200 Grant Street in …...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 4:35 PM
RCA Music Group to close Jive, Arista and J Records labels. Britney Spears, other artists on those labels will shift to RCA Records....
| Oct 28, 2011
| 8:36 AM
German art forgers who fooled a number of collectors, including actor Steve Martin, have been sentenced to a total of 15 years in jail. A previously unknown painting by Velazquez meets the public. It also comes with a complicated backstory....
| Nov 17, 2011
| 4:23 PM
Why is it that of all the 1970s music that could be revived, Lady Gaga chooses to bring back drek like disco, while truly good music such as funk and soul haven’t been properly mined since Prince first became a......