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  • Review: Patti Smith's great music, grand theater

    Review: Patti Smith's great music, grand theater
    It was fitting that Patti Smith performed on All Souls' Day. The high priestess of punk has always exuded a mystical aura. Her two shows on Sunday at the Old Town School of Folk Music celebrated a number of folks who have passed on. Accompanied by...
  • NOV 1 | Printers Row: Patti Smith, 2014 Chicago Tribune Literary Award winner

    NOV 1 | Printers Row: Patti Smith, 2014 Chicago Tribune Literary Award winner
    This year’s Chicago Tribune Literary Award pays tribute to Patti Smith, a galvanizing artistic force for four decades. On Saturday, Nov. 1, as part of the Chicago Humanities Festival, Smith will be honored with the 2014 Chicago Tribune Literary...
  • Train your eyes on three great photographers

    Train your eyes on three great photographers
    That I have spent more than four decades writing for newspapers has done nothing to enlighten me to the mystery of photography. Working with dozens of men and women with cameras who accompanied me on hundreds of stories, I have watched as they did their...
  • REVIEW: 'come, been and gone' at MCA Chicago ★★★

    REVIEW: 'come, been and gone' at MCA Chicago ★★★
    I was whipsawed by "come, been and gone," performed Saturday by the London-based rogue ballet troupe Michael Clark Company in its Chicago debut. A tribute to David Bowie and his collaborators, it runs through Monday at the Museum of Contemporary Art in...
  • Reflecting on Patti Smith, winner of the 2014 Tribune Literary Prize

    Reflecting on Patti Smith, winner of the 2014 Tribune Literary Prize
    It was 1975 and I was a college freshman when Patti Smith's first album, "Horses," arrived in a Milwaukee record store. I didn't know anything about her music, hadn't heard a note. But that album cover was enough to stop traffic. It intrigued, haunted...
  • Former Cream frontman Jack Bruce dies at age 71

    Former Cream frontman Jack Bruce dies at age 71
    LONDON (Reuters) - Jack Bruce, who formed influential British rock band Cream in the 1960s with guitarist Eric Clapton, has died aged 71, his family said on Saturday. Bruce co-wrote some of Cream's biggest hits including "Sunshine of Your Love" and "I...
  • Jack Bruce, Cream bassist, dies at 71

    Jack Bruce, Cream bassist, dies at 71
    Jack Bruce, the Scottish bassist and singer best known for his work with 1960s hard rock pioneers Cream, died on Oct. 25 at his home in Suffolk, England. He was 71. Bruce's death was announced by his family on his official website. No cause of death was...
  • Cream Bassist Jack Bruce Dies at 71

    Jack Bruce, the Scottish bassist and singer best known for his work with 1960s hard rock pioneers Cream, died on Saturday at his home in Suffolk, England. He was 71. Bruce's death was announced by his family on his official website. No cause of death was...
  • R.I.P. Raphael Ravenscroft: More sax that made music pop

    R.I.P. Raphael Ravenscroft: More sax that made music pop
    Studio musicians contribute immeasurably, and often anonymously, to the fabric of pop music, making it a rarity when one rises above that anonymity the way saxophonist Raphael Ravenscroft did as the result of his signature wailing solo on Gerry Rafferty&...
  • Jodie Foster ends a very long engagement with Hollywood Hills home

    Jodie Foster ends a very long engagement with Hollywood Hills home
    Jodie Foster has sold a home in Hollywood Hills for its latest asking price of $4.995 million. The Spanish-style house, built in 1935, is in the Bird Streets area, long popular with celebrities. A courtyard leads to the home's skylighted entry. The...
  • Lou Reed, NIN, Green Day are among Rock Hall nominees for 2015

    Lou Reed, NIN, Green Day are among Rock Hall nominees for 2015
    Velvet Underground founding member Lou Reed, punk-pop band Green Day, industrial dance-rock group Nine Inch Nails and ‘80s Brit-pop group the Smiths are among the 15 pop music acts that appear on the final nominees ballot for Rock and Roll Hall of...