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  • John Mellencamp talks 'No Better Than This' and Bob Dylan at Grammy Museum

    John Mellencamp talks 'No Better Than This' and Bob Dylan at Grammy Museum
    It's a tall order for any musician to one-up Bob Dylan, but John Mellencamp may have pulled it off in February when he and Dylan were invited to perform at the White House as part of a salute to music of the civil rights era. "Bob was nervous,"...
  • Virginia rockabilly musicians return with exhibit and CD

    These days, 69-year-old Kenny Coates appears to be a mannerly country gentleman. Yet beneath that polite exterior crouches an original rock 'n' roll wild man. In the late 1950s, Coates fronted a rockabilly band called The Dazzlers - named for a Bill...
  • Theater listings: Continuing shows in Chicago

    Theater listings: Continuing shows in Chicago
    1,2,3 Fag!: Local comics Seth Dodson ("Impress These Apes" champion), John Hartman ("Baby Wants Candy") and Kellen Alexander (from iO and The Playground teams) perform an interconnected, four-scene improv set with multiple characters. The Katydids and...
  • And to Topper it all off

    COSTA MESA — The Rock 'N' Roll King of Orange County wants the world to know that after 50 years of alcohol and cigarettes, 10 years of cocaine, five wives, three heart surgeries and a fight with cancer, he's still rocking. Greg Topper, the man who...
  • At 84, Art Laboe's an oldie but still a goodie

    At 84, Art Laboe's an oldie but still a goodie
    The disc jockey smiles when he hears Juanita Santos' raspy voice. "Art," she says from her small town near Fresno, "I want you to tell my husband, Juanito, 'You're my Chicano king. I'm your booty- licious. I can't live without you. I'll never let you go....
  • Broadway glam masks rocky story

        At the scruffy Apollo Theater in Chicago, where "Million Dollar Quartet" has played for more than year, Sam Phillips' Sun Studios remains firmly rooted to the rich Tennessee soil. On Broadway, where "Million Dollar Quartet" opened Sunday night, the...
  • Still-electrifying sound in need of a better story

    Still-electrifying sound in need of a better story
    One year into its Chicago run, and with its four stellar key performers now back in place, the musical "Million Dollar Quartet" has lost none of its crowd-pleasing energy nor raw musical exuberance. And with some lingering song-rights issues now resolved,...
  • Oscar watch: Going crazy over 'Crazy Heart'

     
    I'd be lying if I didn't admit to having a serious bout of trepidation when I headed off the other night to see "Crazy Heart," the new Fox Searchlight film that stars Jeff Bridges as Bad Blake, a hard-drinking, faded......
  • Playbill's Harry Haun foresees 'Fences' sweep at the Tony Awards

     
    Another veteran Tony Awards watcher is Harry Haun of Playbill. While Haun is in accord with David Sheward (Back Stage) about what will win the top races, he differs on who will claim some of the acting prizes as well as those tough-to-call technical...
  • Katie Finneran, Levi Kreis win featured musical performer prizes at Tony Awards

     
    Katie Finneran won the featured actress Tony for her show-stealing performance in "Promises, Promises." She plays a barfly on the prowl who sets her sights on Chuck (Sean Hayes). Marian Mercer took home the featured actress award for creating this role in...
  • Live coverage: the Tony Awards from New York

     
    8:20 p.m.: “Memphis” took home the award for best new musical at the 64th annual Tony Awards, bringing its total wins to four for the evening. The production, which had a staging at the La Jolla Playhouse before moving to......