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  • 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: 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...
  • 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...
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015: 11 other acts that should be in

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015: 11 <i>other</i> acts that should be in
    Pardon me while I feign outrage for a fake institution. The annual conundrum known as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees list was announced Thursday, and it's as baffling as ever. In fact, so shaky is its philosophical foundation that arguing seems...
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces new nominees: Who should get in; who shouldn't

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces new nominees: Who should get in; who shouldn't
    Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, the Smiths, Lou Reed and Sting are among the 2015 nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the hall announced this morning. Other nominated are repeats N.W.A., Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Kraftwerk, the Marvelettes,...
  • John Gilbert Getty sells Los Feliz home for $8.3 million

    John Gilbert Getty sells Los Feliz home for $8.3 million
    John Gilbert Getty of the J. Paul Getty oil family has sold his landmark house in Los Feliz for $8.3 million. Called the Castle, the 1924 home was designed by A.F. Leicht, known for his symbolic designs and distinctive results. Among his works were...
  • Macaulay Culkin's Pizza Underground band booed, doused in beer in U.K.

    Macaulay Culkin's Pizza Underground band booed, doused in beer in U.K.
    Actor-musician Macaulay Culkin was hoping to bring a few slices of humor and pizza in his comedy cover band the Pizza Underground’s performance at the Dot to Dot Festival over the weekend in Nottingham, England. But the audience apparently didn&...
  • 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...
  • Throwbacks: Reissues from Cocteau Twins, Punk Rockers, more

    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...