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  • No Snow Ball: Oh, Zsuzsanna

    No Snow Ball: Oh, Zsuzsanna
    A sincere student of greats such as Robert Johnson, John Lee Hooker and Muddy Waters, singer and multitalented musician ZZ Ward has a name that seems ripped from a yellowing poster for some Chicago nightclub summit of old fedora-ed blues guys. Perhaps...
  • Shoshana Bean at Cabaret Festival: From Elphaba green to singing the blues

     Shoshana Bean at Cabaret Festival: From Elphaba green to singing the blues
    When Shoshana Bean put on the green greasepaint to become Elphaba in the Broadway musical "Wicked," she had a built-in fan base — theatergoers who loved the character and the show. Parlaying her theater success into a singing career means...
  • 'Muscle Shoals' review: Behind the great, great music

    'Muscle Shoals' review: Behind the great, great music
    ***1/2 (out of four) Go see “Muscle Shoals”—seriously, don’t miss it—and watch the way the seats bob up and down. That’s viewers unable to resist tapping their feet. Don’t be surprised if some get up and dance....
  • Film Review: 'Muscle Shoals' strength is in the music

    Film Review: 'Muscle Shoals' strength is in the music
    Even if you're old enough to have experienced the '60s (and lucky enough to still have the brain cells to remember them), it's likely that the name “Muscle Shoals” doesn't evoke much. If you religiously read Rolling Stone in those days, it may...
  • 'Sherlock' returns Jan. 19 to PBS

    'Sherlock' returns Jan. 19 to PBS
    Mark Jan. 19 in your calendar, folks. That's the date "Sherlock" returns to PBS. The network Wednesday announced its winter/spring schedule, which also reminds fans that Season 4 of "Downton Abbey" will air at 8 p.m. CT Jan. 5 through Feb. 23. In the new...
  • Howard County datebook Datebook

    Sunday, June 9 Talking genealogy Wanda Franklin, director of the Columbia Family History Center and mother of three adopted children, will host a presentation on "Searching for Birth Parents: Some Experiences and Resources" at 3 p.m. at the Church of...
  • 'True Blood' recap: Sookie learns the truth about Ben - he's Warlow!

    'True Blood' recap: Sookie learns the truth about Ben - he's Warlow!
    Warlow revealed! Andy’s faerie kids dead? Governor’s daughter goes vampire! Sam gets a new girlfriend – and a human one at that? So much to recap in “True Blood” Episode 64. Ironically titled “At Last,”...
  • Black History Month 2013 TV schedule

     
    Here are some of the notable new and returning TV specials, documentaries and movies airing in celebration of Black History Month 2013. All times are Eastern. Programming is subject to change; check back regularly for additions and updates. American...
  • Johnny Otis dies at 90; R&B singer wrote 'Willie and the Hand Jive'

    Johnny Otis dies at 90; R&B singer wrote 'Willie and the Hand Jive'
    Pioneering rhythm-and-blues singer, songwriter, drummer, bandleader and disc jockey Johnny Otis made the kind of conscious life choice early on that few people have the inclination, or circumstance, to carry out. Born white, the son of Greek immigrant...
  • Fresh Art: Vena Paylo

    Fresh Art: Vena Paylo
    "Feel Like a Soldier"   By day, Vena Paylo is an arts assistant for Broward County Cultural Division, where she designs the division’s Web site and works with artists and cultural organizations. By night and on weekends, she practices her own...
  • Finding Celtic tradition at the Crossroads

    When Celtic Crossroads performs at the Columbia Festival of the Arts on June 24, the seven-member band of Irish musicians will sound off with a more modern take on the traditional music of their homeland. Call it non-traditional Irish music. When Celtic...