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  • Love triangle is central to WHS spring musical

    Love triangle is central to WHS spring musical
    A love triangle is about to play out on stage at Westminster High School, as students present the musical "Aida." With music and lyrics by Elton John and Tim Rice, the play is based on the opera "Aida" by Verdi. The plot follows Aida, the captured...
  • Lee Ann Womack Playing 'Music For Music Lovers' On Latest Tour

    Lee Ann Womack Playing 'Music For Music Lovers' On Latest Tour
    After six years of relative silence, country singer Lee Ann Womack, best known for the huge 2000 single "I Hope You Dance," returned last year with "The Way I'm Livin'," a solid collection of songs that earned a Grammy nomination (Best Country Album)...
  • Bringing valuable lessons from space to earth

    Col. Chris Hadfield has been in the space business for his entire career. A former top graduate of the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School, the astronaut has been on three missions, logging almost 4,000 hours in space. The first Canadian to walk in space, he...
  • 'Finding Neverland' ready to fly after a bumpy trip to Broadway

    'Finding Neverland' ready to fly after a bumpy trip to Broadway
    A week from opening night, what might charitably be called a charge of creative tension ripples through a rehearsal for the new Broadway musical "Finding Neverland." The show's choreographer is jumping on the stage of the Lunt-Fontanne theater to switch...
  • Chicago theater openings for the week of April 10-16

    Chicago theater openings for the week of April 10-16
    Friday | "An Issue of Blood": Playwright Marcus Gardley tackles issues of race and class in his new play "An Issue of Blood," which is set in 1676, Virginia. Through May 3 at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave.; 773-871-3000 or victorygardens....
  • Haley Reinhart's 'Creep' cover with Postmodern Jukebox is worth a listen

    Haley Reinhart's 'Creep' cover with Postmodern Jukebox is worth a listen
    Postmodern Jukebox has already transformed Taylor Swift’s “Blank Space” into a┬ácabaret steamer, added a big-band swing to Bell Biv Devoe’s ubiquitous romp “Poison,” interpreted an Ariana Grande ballad as a James Bond...
  • Jack White, Robert Redford to produce docu-series on American roots music

    Jack White, Robert Redford to produce docu-series on American roots music
    PBS and the BBC's docu showcase series "Arena" are partnering on "American Epic," a three-part series chronicling the first recordings of American roots music in the 1920s. Robert Redford, T Bone Burnett and the White Stripes' Jack White are exec...
  • 'The Voice' recap: Teams Adam and Christina take their turn

    'The Voice' recap: Teams Adam and Christina take their turn
    The vocalists on Teams Adam and Christina took the stage on “The Voice” on Tuesday to compete for America’s votes (and downloads) in the live playoffs and to stake their claim to stay in the competition. Would they perform as solidly...
  • Elton John, Stipe call for protection of transgender inmates

    Elton John and Michael Stipe are calling for the equal rights of transgender inmates following claims that a transgender woman was mistreated at a Georgia prison. "Transgender women in male prisons have an equal right to protection from violence and...
  • Heart string-tugging 'Billy Elliot' kicks into gear at Drury Lane

    Heart string-tugging 'Billy Elliot' kicks into gear at Drury Lane
    It's no surprise that "Billy Elliot" has legs. The Chicago regional premiere of the show that won a whopping 10 Tony awards, including Best Musical of 2009, opens at Drury Lane Oakbrook April 10. Two boys will share the role of Billy, the British lad...
  • Chicago a cappella tunes up Beatlemania

    Chicago a cappella tunes up Beatlemania
    Eleven years ago, when Chicago a cappella presented its first program featuring vocals-only arrangements of Beatles music, the Fab Four had to share billing with the Baroque period. There was a simple reason for that, according to Chicago a cappella...