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  • When you say jazz, Nicholas Payton hears BAM

    When you say jazz, Nicholas Payton hears BAM
    In a cramped UCLA classroom, trumpeter Nicholas Payton is leading a young septet of college students through his piece "The Backwards Step." He's here as part of a weeklong teaching residency, and the song he plays to the group at the Thelonious Monk...
  • “Super Bowl Today” schedule on CBS

     
    Super Bowl Today schedule on CBS begins at 2pm ET on Sunday, Feb. 3, with four hours of features leading up to the kickoff of Super Bowl XLVII. Also, CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley interviews President Barack Obama live from the White House at 4:...
  • Friday's Calendar

    FRIDAY Shabbat Service Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, holds its Friday night Shabbat Service at 6 p.m. in the Morgan Chapel. The service, which features a performance by the Gleekim Youth Choir, will be led by Rabbi Mark S. Miller,...
  • Sunday's Calendar

    Sunday's Calendar
    SUNDAY Mitzvah Faire Website MitzvahPartyCentral.com hosts an event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza hotel, 17941 Von Karman Ave., Irvine, that brings vendors together for the public to see their products for Jewish life cycle events. Jazz...
  • Archbishop Tutu's Last U.S. Speech A Tribute To Young People

    Archbishop Tutu's Last U.S. Speech A Tribute To Young People
    Archbishop Desmond Tutu addressed an estimated 200 to 250 participants in a peace walk in West Hartford Saturday morning before walkers departed on the 2.5 mile route to benefit the World Youth Peace Summit. Saturday's walk started at West Hartford...
  • More Good Vibes at Seaside Park

    More Good Vibes at Seaside Park
    We already knew that Gathering of the Vibes was going to feature ex-Grateful Dead members. But now the official lineup has been announced and the exact (re)incarnations are no longer a mystery. There's no Furthur or Rhythm Devils as there had been the...
  • Critic's Notebook: Cutting-edge jazz is missing at the Hollywood Bowl

    Critic's Notebook: Cutting-edge jazz is missing at the Hollywood Bowl
    Living in Los Angeles, one of the early joys of summer is running down the schedule at the Hollywood Bowl. Probably the most famed venue on the West Coast, the Bowl's sprawling, woodsy confines and nearly 18,000-person capacity can transform mere concerts...
  • Chesapeake resident Frank Foster, a jazz musician who led the Count Basie band, dead at 82

    Chesapeake resident Frank Foster, a jazz musician who led the Count Basie band, dead at 82
    Frank Foster, a jazz sax man and composer who is best known for his years with the Count Basie Orchestra, died Tuesday, July 26, at his home in Chesapeake, the Associated Press reported. Foster, who composed Basie's hit "Shiny Stockings," died of...
  • Musical mind meld: Bruce Hornsby and Béla Fleck share a jones for genre-blurring exploration

    Musical mind meld: Bruce Hornsby and Béla Fleck share a jones for genre-blurring exploration
    For many jam-band fans, a double bill featuring Bruce Hornsby's Noisemakers and Béla Fleck's Flecktones is a pipe dream come true. Both bands feature virtuoso musicianship, startling versatility and a lust for exploring the outer limits. For followers of...
  • Connick and Marsalis Highlight Progress since Katrina

    Connick and Marsalis Highlight Progress since Katrina
    In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, as the world watched New Orleans, two music icons stepped up to the plate.  Old friends Branford Marsalis and Harry Connick Jr., along with their long-time manager, came up with a way to give back to the music...
  • A New Documentary on Fishbone Makes the Case for Punk-Funk

    A New Documentary on Fishbone Makes the Case for Punk-Funk
    Everyday Sunshine:   The Story of Fishbone   Opens Nov. 11, Real Art Ways Cinema, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, realartways.org; Sunday, Nov 13 at 7 p.m. (one night only), Mystic Independent Theater, 107 Wilcox Road, Stonington, mysticindietheater.com; ...