| Dec 17, 2014
| 8:03 AM
Anthony Hamilton has plenty to be pleased about this Christmas. The soulful R&B singer is a successful married father of six and he's touring behind a seasonal album, "Home For the Holidays," which he will showcase when he performs Sunday, Dec. 21 at...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 5:30 AM
A 90210 ZIP Code. A 40-foot interior waterfall. Private movie theater. Rooftop deck equipped for 500 people.
The $14-million Beverly Hills mansion had all the trappings of a verifiable celebrity home. With its antiseptic glass and concrete and steel, it...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
To get it out of the way right at the top: No, he didn't play saxophone. But that hardly stopped Bill Clinton from strutting across the stage of the Dolby Theatre like a true-blue jazz cat.
And how could you blame him?
By the time he appeared Sunday...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Music mogul Clive Davis might be forgiven for sounding a bit emotional about “Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics,” the new album produced by Davis that arrives Tuesday.
In it, she takes on iconic songs by other female singers,...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 12:23 PM
As the undisputed Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin has contributed countless classics to the great American songbook and collaborated with an endless list of greats.
For her next album, Franklin found inspiration from her fellow pop divas, a title she&...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:42 AM
Life is fine on Boulevard Chanel, the street facade created by designer Karl Lagerfeld for his ready-to-wear show on Tuesday, where leggy models in expensive outfits staged a faux demonstration as part of the spectacle.
Lagerfeld's commentary on the...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:03 PM
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| Jun 29, 2014
| 10:07 AM
Combining a cultural revival, historical commemoration and Bronzeville neighborhood celebration, the 29th Chicago Gospel Music Festival continued highlighting sounds that were formed in South Side churches. The thousands who attended the weekend event...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Jajaira Varela stood confidently in front of a classroom full of aspiring law students and belted out the empowering lyrics of Chaka Khan's R&B classic "I'm Every Woman." Some friends and family had always told Varela she wasn't college material, so she...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 8:55 PM
In a year in which many big-ticket records have stressed brevity and focus, there's something to be said for New Zealand pop iconoclast Kimbra's "The Golden Echo."
Best known in America for her vocals on the smash "Somebody That I Used to Know," the...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 8:18 AM
Samantha Hill awaits your input. And awaits.
Then awaits some more.
"I think people know I'm here," she said on a recent afternoon, not sounding all that certain.
She laughed nervously.
The Hyde Park Art Center was quiet. Hill, who is 39 and...