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  • Fall arts preview 2014: Dance listings

    Fall arts preview 2014: Dance listings
    "Yvonne Rainer: Two Works." Oct. 3-4 The postmodern dancer/choreographer/filmmaker/writer performs her in-progress work, "The Concept of Dust, or How do you look when there's nothing left to move?" in conjunction with the current exhibition, "Yvonne...
  • Kiss' Gene Simmons, not so mean

    No surprise: Gene Simmons ate up a lot of our interview time singing the praise of his biggest fan. Yep, Gene Simmons. More surprising, Kiss' tongue-wagging, demon-faced co-founder also had nice or at least not entirely antagonistic things to say about...
  • Dick Wagner, esteemed rock guitarist, dies at 71

    DETROIT Dick Wagner, a guitarist renowned for his work with Alice Cooper, Lou Reed and others, died Wednesday in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was 71. Wagner succumbed to respiratory failure at Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center, where he had been in...
  • Throwbacks: Reissues from Cocteau Twins, Punk Rockers, more

    In a never-ending quest to honor the holy day of nostalgia known as "Throwback Thursday," below are a few reissues of note that have recently arrived on the market.  Cocteau Twins, Blue Bell Knoll (LP & MP3 combo). The Cocteau Twins' swan song was...
  • Ed Paschke Art Center a reflection of the artist

    Ed Paschke Art Center a reflection of the artist
    The painter Ed Paschke often said he wanted his vibrantly chromatic paintings to penetrate the nervous systems of the people who look at them. Viewers "either love it or hate it," he said of reactions to his surreal verging-on-psychedelic imagery, "but...
  • Jimmy Scott, jazz vocalist with a distinctive high voice, dies at 88

    Jimmy Scott, jazz vocalist with a distinctive high voice, dies at 88
    Vocalist Jimmy Scott, often called "Little Jimmy Scott" for his small stature and memorable, high-pitched voice that was one of the jazz world's most unique sounds, died Thursday at his Las Vegas home. He was 88. His wife, Jeanie Scott, reported that...
  • Menus and setting influence restaurant music choices

    Menus and setting influence restaurant music choices
    Chicago is no longer known for its meat-and-potatoes menus but for its innovative contemporary cuisine, and the background music in more of the city's restaurants mirrors that same creative spirit. Scott McNiece, founder of Uncanned Music, sifts through...
  • Greenwich Village retrospectives

    Greenwich Village retrospectives
    "Greenwich Village Stories: A Collection of Memories" Universe/Rizzoli, $29.95 It's the most famous "village" in the world, even though it actually is a neighborhood. In this wonderful collection of reminiscences, editor Judith Stonehill features...
  • Macaulay Culkin's Band Booed Off Stage, Doused With Beer at British Music Festival

    It looks like free pizza wasn't enough to win one audience over. Macaulay Culkin and his comedy cover band The Pizza Underground was booed off stage and pelted with beer over the weekend while performing at British music festival Dot to Dot in...
  • The Haxan Cloak wants to make you sick

    The Haxan Cloak wants to make you sick
    It’s not surprising to learn that Bobby Krlic, the 28-year-old London native behind the Haxan Cloak, is heavily influenced by film scores, considering the artist’s sophomore album, the creepy, ambient “Excavation,” would double...
  • Americana music festival to gather locals, raise money for nonprofit

    Americana music festival to gather locals, raise money for nonprofit
    Having played various Americana music festivals around the United States and Europe, members of Huntington Beach band The Fallen Stars figured it was about time to start a festival in their own backyard. The band will host and play at the first Southern...