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  • The Backstretch Blog: The 2012 Backstretchies

    The Backstretch Blog: The 2012 Backstretchies
    There are plenty of postseason awards in NASCAR, so I figure why not add my two cents worth.  But you know me, I can't just give out the "best driver" or "comeback awards", that is boring. So with out further ado, time to give out the "Backstretchies."...
  • UConn's James Barry In "Million Dollar Quartet" Tour At Bushnell

    UConn's James Barry In "Million Dollar Quartet" Tour At Bushnell
    UConn grad James Barry will play rocker Carl Perkins in the national tour of "Million Dollar Quartet" when it plays Harttford's Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts Jan. 8 to 13. Barry, a grad of UConn's graduate drama program, was also in the...
  • Levi Kreis, back on a Chicago stage

    Levi Kreis, back on a Chicago stage
    Levi Kreis, the original Jerry Lee Lewis in "Million Dollar Quartet," is slated to perform at Davenport’s Piano Bar in Chicago. Kreis, who originated the role of the piano virtuoso Lewis in the Chicago production of "Million Dollar Quartet,"...
  • Kravis Center unveils next Broadway series

    Kravis Center unveils next Broadway series
    It's bring on the new with the Kravis on Broadway series. Out of the five shows heading to West Palm Beach's Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts for the 2013-2014 season, only one — "Evita" — has appeared there previously....
  • Theater review: 'Million Dollar Quartet' from Florida Theatrical Association

    Theater review: 'Million Dollar Quartet' from Florida Theatrical Association
    Imagine putting Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash on stage together and letting them cut loose in song. What else would you need for a night's entertainment? I hope your answer was "nothing," because that's all you get in...
  • Seven things you need to know about 'Million Dollar Quartet'

    Seven things you need to know about 'Million Dollar Quartet'
    Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins are jamming, harmonizing hymns and rattling rock ’n’ roll. The date is December 4, 1956, and the place is Sun Studio in Memphis. The event really happened — more or less...
  • Bernard Lansky dies at 85; Memphis clothier to Elvis Presley

    Bernard Lansky, the Memphis retailer who helped a young Elvis Presley establish his signature clothing style of pegged pants, two-toned shoes and other flashy duds in the 1950s, has died. He was 85. Julie Lansky, the clothier's granddaughter, said he...
  • Billy Woodward is more than just 1 of 100 Elvises

    Billy Woodward is more than just 1 of 100 Elvises
    Two years ago, Billy Woodward was just another young guy channeling Elvis — in a place that featured more Elvises per square foot than perhaps anywhere else in the world. But among the scores of singers who made the 2010 Night of 100 Elvises...
  • The 2012 Oxford American Music Issue: Stocking Stuffer for Music Geeks

    The 2012 Oxford American Music Issue: Stocking Stuffer for Music Geeks
    Every year when the venerable Oxford American releases its annual music issue -- and its accompanying CD -- I’m blown away by the scope of the project, the deep research, the top-notch writing, the curatorial genius, the style and sense of the...
  • Jack Clement, influential country and rock figure, dies at 82

    "Cowboy" Jack Clement, maybe the most important figure in country music that most fans don’t know, died Thursday at his home in Nashville after battling liver cancer. He was 82. Clement was one of the most revered musicians, producers,...
  • 'Cowboy' Jack Clement dies at 82; country music legend

    "Cowboy" Jack Clement, an influential producer, songwriter and engineer who had been revered in country music since the 1950s and was later sought out by rock acts for his creative input, has died. He was 82. Clement died Thursday of liver cancer at his...