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A collection of news and information related to Common published by Tribune Company sources.

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A collection of news and information related to Common published by Tribune Company sources.

Sample songs by Common with iTunes here.
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  • Jhene Aiko surprises fans with pop-up concert at L.A.-area dispensary

    Jhene Aiko surprises fans with pop-up concert at L.A.-area dispensary
    The line in front of West Hollywood marijuana dispensary the Farmacy was a block deep on Tuesday night. There wasn’t a sale on pot, although there were a bevy of stoners in attendance. The shop was packed with Jhené Aiko fans who scurried to the...
  • Ethics bills languishing in Florida Legislature

    Ethics bills languishing in Florida Legislature
    TALLAHASSEE -- A year after passing sweeping reforms on political lobbying and conflicts-of-interests, proposals to impose even stronger ethical requirements on politicians are languishing in the Florida Legislature. An eclectic group of organizations,...
  • Musicians hold a piece of folk and blues history

    Musicians hold a piece of folk and blues history
    Phil and Dave Alvin, who founded the influential group the Blasters in the late '70s and who have been an integral part of the American music scene ever since, made a special stop when they passed through Chicago earlier this week. The Brothers Alvin...
  • Common brings message of 'greatness' to Naperville

    Common brings message of 'greatness' to Naperville
    The hip-hop artist known as Common brought a call to action to Naperville this week when he delivered the keynote address to highlight North Central College's Martin Luther King Jr. Week activities. "You have to find your purpose, believe in your...
  • Review: 'Nationalism in Music' from Bach Festival Society

    Patriotism and the arts are often connected — what American soul isn't lifted by hearing "The Stars and Stripes Forever," after all? — but music trumped politics Sunday afternoon in the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park's last concert of...
  • Out of the Blue: Jam fest brings Laguna to its musical roots

    Is there really anything else as newsworthy as this weekend's Blue Water Music Festival, the brainchild of music impresario Rick Conkey? It's massively massive fun. Say goodbye, Coachella. Adios, Street Scene. Adieu, Lightning in a Bottle. Laguna...
  • Maryland nurse convicted of sex abuse in Ohio

    Maryland nurse convicted of sex abuse in Ohio
    A Maryland nurse now serving jail time in Ohio for having unwanted sexual contact with a woman in labor has surrendered his state nursing license. James Julian Lewis, 29, voluntarily surrendered his Maryland nursing license Feb. 18, though he pleaded...
  • Hansen: Music festival hits high water mark

    Hansen: Music festival hits high water mark
    The night before his Blue Water Music Festival last weekend, organizer Rick Conkey slept on an air mattress on the festival grounds, making sure no one stole the equipment. At 6 foot 5, his feet hung over the edge of the mattress. But he didn't care. He...
  • Festival Review: Blue Water runs deep at Sawdust

    Festival Review: Blue Water runs deep at Sawdust
    The Blue Water Music Festival, hosted by Rick Conkey and his nonprofit Blue Water Green Earth, returned to Laguna Beach last weekend at the Sawdust Art Festival grounds under the shade of the tall eucalyptus grove. The two-day event featured a variety...
  • 'Game of Thrones' Season 4: Westeros invades New York City

    'Game of Thrones' Season 4: Westeros invades New York City
    Spring technically arrived on Thursday, but in New York winter is coming.  To promote the Season 4 launch of "Game of Thrones" on April 6, HBO has staged a takeover of New York City the likes of which have not been seen since the Siege of Storm's End....
  • Learning Matters: Preparing students for the real world

    Learning Matters: Preparing students for the real world
    Employers have been talking for years about their challenges finding young employees who are ready for the workplace. They complain of high school and college graduates who lack problem-solving skills, can't work independently or don't function well on...