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  • 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...
  • Review: Tony DeSare at Orlando Cabaret Festival

    Review: Tony DeSare at Orlando Cabaret Festival
    Maybe the dreary rain-soaked atmosphere outside created a longing for something cheerily familiar Thursday at the Orlando Cabaret Festival. Singer-pianist Tony DeSare has a repertoire of original music but he mostly stuck to standards on the opening night...
  • Dennis Quaid: 'At Any Price' star puts experiences to use

    Dennis Quaid: 'At Any Price' star puts experiences to use
    There was a time, in the late 1980s, when each new film starring Dennis Quaid was The One. The one destined to make him not just an actor, not just an actor with guts and a wily, toothy joker's grin, but a huge box-office-reliable star. In the summer of...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Jerry Leiber dies at 78; lyricist in songwriting duo Leiber and Stoller

    Jerry Leiber dies at 78; lyricist in songwriting duo Leiber and Stoller
    Jerry Leiber, who with his songwriting partner, Mike Stoller, created a songbook that infused the rock 'n' roll scene of the 1950s and early '60s with energy and mischievous humor, has died. He was 78. Leiber, the words half of the duo, died Monday at...
  • Austin is a magnet for musicians and their fans

    Austin is a magnet for musicians and their fans
    AUSTIN, Texas — After my plane landed, I went online to see what was going on in Austin: Was there any music that night that I had to check out? Asking if there was any music that night in Austin is kind of like asking if people need air to live....
  • Birthplace of rock 'n' roll? Memphis has plenty of evidence in its favor

    Birthplace of rock 'n' roll? Memphis has plenty of evidence in its favor
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - This port city on the Mississippi River calls itself the birthplace of rock 'n' roll. Its credentials? The Memphis Recording Service, forerunner of Sun Studio, in 1951 recorded "Rocket 88" by Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats, which some...
  • Dick Clark dies at 82; he introduced America to rock 'n' roll

    Dick Clark dies at 82; he introduced America to rock 'n' roll
    Dick Clark, the youthful-looking television personality who literally introduced rock 'n' roll to much of the nation on "American Bandstand" and for four decades was the first and last voice many Americans heard each year with his New Year's Eve...