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  • Winter jazz preview: From Dianne Reeves to Sonny Rollins, a hot lineup

    Winter jazz preview: From Dianne Reeves to Sonny Rollins, a hot lineup
    A buoyant winter season ahead includes:
  • Jazz 'Messiah' swings back to town

    Jazz 'Messiah' swings back to town
    More than a decade ago, vocalist Rodrick Dixon traveled to Lincoln Center in New York to sing a piece of music he couldn't get out of his head. He then decided he had to persuade someone to stage it in Chicago. This weekend, "Too Hot to Handel: The...

    New York Fashion Week fall 2013: Band of Outsiders women's collection review

    New York Fashion Week fall 2013: Band of Outsiders women's collection review
    NEW YORK -- Band of Outsiders creative director Scott Sternberg showed the label's fall 2013 women’s collection Saturday during New York Fashion Week. Inspiration: "I was listening to early '40s Billie Holiday and sort of researching that era,"...

    Percy Nicholson, owned dry cleaners

    Percy Nicholson, owned dry cleaners
    Percy Nicholson, a retired co-owner of two West Baltimore cleaning establishments where he cared for the clothing of African-American performers who played the fabled Royal Theatre, died Monday of heart failure at Manor Care Falls Road. The Ashburton...

    A rosy new stage for Sugar Blue

    A rosy new stage for Sugar Blue
    These are very sweet days for Sugar Blue. In a few months, he'll be a father once more, his wife and bass player Ilaria Lantieri expecting their first child together in late May or early June. In the meantime, the two — who own a home in...