| Dec 12, 2014
| 2:01 AM
The Monday edition of "The Voice" was an Adam Levine special because he spent so much time talking and performing.
He sang with his three finalists: Matt McAndrew, Chris Jamison and Damien. Levine also praised them lavishly.
Coach Blake Shelton has...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Dancer-singer Mark Ballas says fans can expect a versatile show from the "Dancing With the Stars" tour and rattles off the variety: ragtime, Gene Kelly, modern, Latin, traditional ballroom, even ’70s funk.
"It's crowd reactive, intimate, up...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 6:41 AM
My interest was not in music when I recently headed to the Infinity Bistro Hartford on Hartford's Front Street.
Although my table was just a few steps from the city's celebrated new live Infinity Music Hall, I was there to dine at its restaurant. And...
| Dec 11, 2014
From memory-foam mattresses to cordless vacuums, many useful products can be traced to the U.S. space program.
Perhaps none comes equipped with the dazzling entertainment value of Trans-Siberian Orchestra, the pyro-powered, laser-shooting arena-rock...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 12:47 PM
For the young musicians attending Kenwood Academy High School, at 5015 S. Blackstone Ave., the band room was a sanctuary. Inside its walls, only good things happened: rehearsals, horsing around, laughter, music.
No matter what was occurring in the...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 12:15 PM
It hits at the two-minute mark, the realization that “Only One" featuring Paul McCartney isn’t headed into that glorious West-ian stratosphere that we’ve come to expect over the past decade. At the three-minute mark, all hope is lost....
| Nov 24, 2014
| 9:00 PM
With the warm scent of synthetic cinnamon in the air, it's easy to get distracted from the real holiday tradition of feeling like you're going to die alone without ever having lived up to your family's expectations.
Lucky for you: The holidays are the...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Who says Las Vegas doesn’t have culture?
Cirque du Soleil displays its artistic side in its 10th annual art exhibition “Parade: The Collective.” The art show opened Jan. 1 at the Trifecta Gallery.
The free show features photos,...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 9:35 PM
This last weekend before Halloween offers plenty of chances to conjure up some spooky fun, including Naperville's Scare-illon concert on Oct. 25 and Halloween Happening Oct. 26.
The Scare-illon Concert
When it comes to creepy music, nothing gets the...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Kick off the new year in style with these lively events from Jan. 3-8 in Highland Park and Deerfield.
Norton's Restaurant welcomes guitar duo Solid Colors to the stage at 9:30 p.m. on Jan. 3. Musicians Zach Kritzer and Justin...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 3:10 AM
Want to own a grand piano used by Elton John, a brass bed John Lennon slept in or an all-terrain vehicle that Michael Jackson once rode? How about a guitar left behind in the 1970s when Willie Nelson visited the famed Caribou Ranch in Colorado?