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  • Kendrick Lamar battles his demons, comes out a rap visionary on 'To Pimp a Butterfly'

    Kendrick Lamar battles his demons, comes out a rap visionary on 'To Pimp a Butterfly'
    If it wasn’t clear after 2012’s “Good Kid, M.A.A.D City,” an album instantly, justly heralded as a classic, Kendrick Lamar’s follow-up, “To Pimp a Butterfly,” confirms that he’s a genius. He’s here...
  • Lawmakers weigh revamped public records laws

    Lawmakers weigh revamped public records laws
    State lawmakers are weighing the biggest-ever rewrite of Maryland's public records laws. A compromise proposal pending in a Senate committee would for the first time allow the public to appeal decisions to withhold information — and the fees...
  • Jazz diplomacy: An American in Tehran

    Jazz diplomacy: An American in Tehran
    It all started with a message that popped into jazz saxophonist Bob Belden's LinkedIn account – from Iran. The much-admired jazz musician – who was born in Evanston and long has been based in New York – had not been expecting...
  • Sparking interest in history is a tricky business

    Sparking interest in history is a tricky business
    I want to be the kind of mother who teaches her kids things about the world: what types of plants we see in the neighborhood, the history of a particular artist or author, the location of the constellations and the Greek myths that inspired their names....
  • Oscars: Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey to present

    Oscars: Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey to present
    The Neil Patrick Harris High-Wire Act, also known as the 87th Oscars, has gained some major star power. Three-time Oscar-winner Meryl Streep and Oprah Winfrey will be presenters during the Feb. 22 telecast on ABC. Streep, a nominee for a record 19th...
  • Oscars: Tim McGraw to perform for Glen Campbell

    Oscars: Tim McGraw to perform for Glen Campbell
    The Oscar producers have lined up Tim McGraw to perform "I'm Not Gonna Miss You," the Oscar-nominated song by Glen Campbell and Julian Raymond. The song comes from the documentary "Glen Campbell ... I'll Be Me," about the singer's farewell tour and...
  • Grammys: Sam Smith, Pharrell perform

    Grammys: Sam Smith, Pharrell perform
    Does this news make you happy? Top nominees Pharrell Williams and Sam Smith will perform at the Grammys this year, CBS announced Wednesday. Miranda Lambert, Usher, Common and John Legend are also set for the Feb. 8 event at the Staples Center in Los...
  • Snow Postpones Patriots' Victory Parade

    Snow Postpones Patriots' Victory Parade
    BOSTON (AP) - The Super Bowl celebration for New Englanders and their beloved Patriots will have to wait another day as Boston continues to get battered by heavy snow. Mayor Marty Walsh said the city will postpone a planned victory parade through...
  • 'Selma' cast marches in Alabama; free screenings for students planned

    'Selma' cast marches in Alabama; free screenings for students planned
    Setting aside the perceived snub of "Selma"  in the Oscars nominations last week, director Ava DuVernay and producer Oprah Winfrey joined their cast and crew to march alongside local residents of Selma, Ala., on Sunday in celebration of Martin Luther King...
  • Dave & Phil Alvin toast Big Bill Broonzy at the Troubadour

    Dave & Phil Alvin toast Big Bill Broonzy at the Troubadour
    Roots rocking brothers Phil and Dave Alvin brought their latest project home with their roof-raising performance Saturday at the Troubadour in West Hollywood highlighting from their album, “Common Ground: Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin Play and Sing the...
  • App review: New YouTube app features kid-centric videos and parental controls

    App review: New YouTube app features kid-centric videos and parental controls
    Parents need to know that YouTube Kids is a kid-centric portal to YouTube that features curated TV shows, music, educational videos, and user-created content. There are parental control features in place — like a timer and a way to disable the...