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  • Influential rocker Dexter Romweber to play Hampton on Sunday, Nov. 27

    Influential rocker Dexter Romweber to play Hampton on Sunday, Nov. 27
    It's not quite accurate to describe Dexter Romweber as a rockabilly hero from the days of old. Romweber, formerly the leader of the band Flat Duo Jets, came along in the 1980s when the sounds of Eddie Cochrane and Jerry Lee Lewis had been around for three...
  • Graceland: Visitantes tras el espíritu de Elvis

    Cuando Graceland abrió al público hace 30 años, nadie sabía si tendría éxito. Casi 18 millones de visitantes después, la antigua casa de Elvis Presley es un negocio rentable que ha ayudado a transformar la ciudad de Memphis en un importante destino para...
  • Latin legend still rockin'

    Chicano rockabilly singer Chan Romero may not have enjoyed the flash-bang success of Richie Valens, but his role as an artistic trailblazer is equally significant. Romero, who will make a rare appearance here next Friday, is a key figure in Latin rock...
  • Hippodrome's 2012-13 lineup: Presley to punk-rock

    Hippodrome's 2012-13 lineup: Presley to punk-rock
    The Hippodrome's 2012-2013 Broadway Series will have tried-and-true crowd pleasers such as "Wicked" and "Beauty and the Beast" alongside newer musicals "American Idiot" and "Billy Elliot." "From a consumer perspective, this is a juggernaut season,"...
  • 2012-13 touring Broadway season in Orlando: 'Memphis,' 'Mary Poppins'

    2012-13 touring Broadway season in Orlando: 'Memphis,' 'Mary Poppins'
    Musicals based on movies. Musicals constructed around pop songs. The Disney-fication of Broadway. The major trends in musicals are reflected in the upcoming touring season of Broadway shows presented in Orlando by Florida Theatrical Association. The...
  • Amy Winehouse and the 'girl group' sound

    Amy Winehouse and the 'girl group' sound
    When Amy Winehouse's album "Back to Black" first appeared on American charts, I was teaching the History of Rock at Johns Hopkins. Given my focus on the history of musical genres, I was immediately struck by her innovative use of the past. Ms. Winehouse...
  • 'Smash' set visit with Christian Borle

    'Smash' set visit with Christian Borle
    With a Tony nomination in his pocket and years of experience in theater, you'd think Broadway veteran Christian Borle would have all the tools to star in NBC's musical drama "Smash." Borle is missing one thing on his resume that his character, composer...
  • 'War Horse,' 'Addams Family' bound for Broward

    'War Horse,' 'Addams Family' bound for Broward
    If Broadway buzz is your thing, then you're going to love the shows heading to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts next season. In a major coup for South Florida, the inaugural tour of"War Horse" is included among them. The spate of musicals...
  • Jerry Lee Lewis marries for 7th time -- and family tree gets even more gnarly

    Jerry Lee Lewis marries for 7th time -- and family tree gets even more gnarly
    Rock 'n' roll legend Jerry Lee Lewisis married for a seventh time -- this time to the ex-wife of a cousin, whose sister Lewis wed when she was 13, his representative said Thursday. Lewis, 76, married Judith Brown, who was previously married to his...
  • NBA arena rankings: No. 7 Memphis Grizzlies' FedEx Forum

    NBA arena rankings: No. 7 Memphis Grizzlies' FedEx Forum
    It's difficult to build an NBA arena that stands out from the pack. In sharp contrast to the sport of baseball — which enables architects to create quirky outfield dimensions and venues that sometimes employ retractable roofs — basketball...
  • What they're saying about 'Diner: the Musical'

    What they're saying about 'Diner: the Musical'
    As word began spreading Tuesday that the beloved movie "Diner" was being rejiggered as a Broadway show — with Sheryl Crow music, no less — the mood of the people could best be summed up with a universal head scratch. Even in a world...