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  • Silver Springs: Whitesnake joins concert lineup

    Silver Springs: Whitesnake joins concert lineup
    Rock band Whitesnake has been added to Silver Springs concert lineup, and that will be the final performance before the Ocala-area attraction is handed over to the state in October. Whitesnake, known for hits such as "Here I Go Again" and "Is This Love,...
  • Redefining the 'real' Miami night life experience

    Redefining the 'real' Miami night life experience
    MIAMI —A cool ocean breeze cut the day's humidity. Dresses up to there in hot pink sequins and acid yellows colored the sidewalks. It was around midnight on a Thursday in Miami's South Beach neighborhood, and the evening was just getting started....
  • Joan Jett's Orioles' love letter (and other celeb O's fans)

    Joan Jett's Orioles' love letter (and other celeb O's fans)
    We all know singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer Joan Jett loves Rock and Roll; she’s proclaimed that plenty of times since her breakout hit in 1982. She also has proclaimed her love for the Orioles for years. It’s hard to forget when she...
  • For its 30th year, Artscape will party like it's 1982

    For its 30th year, Artscape will party like it's 1982
    Ronald Reagan was president. People were fighting to save whales. The first CD player came out. "Come on, Eileen" was all over the radio while "Rocky III" beat up the box office. Time Magazine named "the computer" man of the year. It was 1982, and here...
  • Rebel Rebel

    Rebel Rebel
    Ever the tough guy, even Marlon Brando would have been delighted by the new unexpectedly feminine direction being taken this summer and fall by that staple of macho menswear, the biker jacket. The mercurial actor, who died in 2004, became an eternal...
  • PASSINGS: George Green, David Pressman, Robert Hollister, Laurie Hoyt

    George Green Lyricist and songwriter George Green, 59, who wrote lyrics for some of John Mellencamp's biggest hits, as well as songs for Barbra Streisand and others, died Sunday in Albuquerque of a rapid-forming lung cancer, his wife, Kathryn, told...
  • Taste of Newport back for its 23rd year

    Get those tastebuds ready — the Taste of Newport is back in town. Now in its 23rd year, the annual food, beverage and music fest features more than 30 participating restaurants and 15 wineries. Live entertainment is included in the admission fee....
  • Review: Blue October rock at Rams Head Live

    Review: Blue October rock at Rams Head Live
    Yes, there was live music Sunday night besides BRUUUUCE. Contributor Jeremy Trucker reviews the Blue October show at Rams Head Live. Blue October’s Sunday night show at Ram’s Head live began with an acoustic set by the band’s lead...
  • Small kids, big voices

    Small kids, big voices
    The students arrived one by one to Glendale’s First United Methodist Church Thursday, where conductor Matt Catingub greeted them from a piano bench in the fellowship hall. It was the last round of auditions for the Glendale Pops Orchestra’s...
  • Rush, Randy Newman, Donna Summer among 2013 Rock Hall inductees

    Rush, Randy Newman, Donna Summer among 2013 Rock Hall inductees
    Check the thermostat in hell -- it appears to have dropped below 32 degrees: Long-snubbed  Canadian progressive-rock trio Rush will at long last be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year, along with Randy Newman, Public Enemy, Donna...
  • Top Chicago indie albums: BBU, Willis Earl Beal, Hood Internet

    Top Chicago indie albums: BBU, Willis Earl Beal, Hood Internet
    As each year winds down, Turn It Up focuses on the best of Chicago's independent music scene. Here are my 10 favorite local indie releases for 2012: 1. BBU, “Bell Hooks” (Mad Decent/Mishka): This hip-hop crew announced on Twitter that it was...