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Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson
Explore Michael Jackson's life and his music, as well as the events since his death on June 25 at the age of 50.
Explore Michael Jackson's life and his music, as well as the events since his death on June 25 at the age of 50. « Show less

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  • Courtney Barnett's 'everyday' songs strike a chord

    Courtney Barnett's 'everyday' songs strike a chord
    Last year, Courtney Barnett released a song called "Avant Gardener" about surviving a near-fatal asthma attack. It describes a moment in her garden in Melbourne, Australia, that landed her in a hospital. "It was scary, I thought I was dying," she says....
  • Spooky music - and dance - in Naperville

    Spooky music - and dance - in Naperville
    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...
  • World loses Oscar de la Renta, but I lose a good friend

    "I POSTPONE death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing." -- Anais Nin. Oscar de la Renta, a great friend and practically the king of the fashion world, left us this week. I had known Oscar since the days he started out at...
  • 'Thriller' dance party channels Michael Jackson, iconic video

    More than three decades after its release, the groundbreaking video "Michael Jackson's Thriller" continues to inspire spooky dances and zombie flash mobs. Chicagoans can learn some of those iconic ghoulish moves this year at the Halloween Thriller Dance...
  • Newsome Park: From hot spot to ghost town

    Newsome Park: From hot spot to ghost town
    Four years ago, when Charles Sinkler moved into his Newsome Park apartment, his building was full of residents and for the most part, he felt safe. Today, he is the only tenant left in his otherwise boarded-up building off Madison Avenue. In the last...
  • REVIEW: Powerhouse 2014 show in Philly separates hip-hop's stars from pretenders

    REVIEW: Powerhouse 2014 show in Philly separates hip-hop's stars from pretenders
    The Powerhouse 2014 concert that Philadelphia radio station WUSL-FM Power 99 brought to Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center on Friday separated the real stars of hip-hop and R&B from the pretenders. Regardless of what you think about Chris Brown&...
  • Tom Sneddon dies at 73; D.A. best known for prosecuting Michael Jackson

    Tom Sneddon dies at 73; D.A. best known for prosecuting Michael Jackson
    Tom Sneddon, a retired Santa Barbara County district attorney whose best-known prosecution ended in the acquittal of pop star Michael Jackson on child molestation charges, died Saturday in a Santa Barbara hospital. He was 73. ------------ FOR THE RECORD...
  • Former Santa Barbara County D.A. Tom Sneddon dies at 73

    Former Santa Barbara County D.A. Tom Sneddon dies at 73
    Tom Sneddon, the longtime Santa Barbara County district attorney who was best known for his unsuccessful prosecution of pop star Michael Jackson on child molestation charges, died at a Santa Barbara hospital Saturday. He was 73. The cause was cancer,...
  • Clippers star Blake Griffin criticizes Donald Sterling in column

    Blake Griffin wrote a column on Donald Sterling for The Players' Tribune, a multimedia company founded by Derek Jeter. In the column Griffin reveals his feelings about Sterling, and what he was forced to go through and witness. Before Thursday's...
  • America's most trusted news source not so trustworthy

    America's most trusted news source not so trustworthy
    You can't handle the truth. There is a temptation to take that line from Jack Nicholson -- snarled at Tom Cruise in "A Few Good Men" -- as the moral of the story, the lesson to be learned from a new study on trustworthiness and the news media. The...
  • Weekend festival marks a rebirth for HotHouse

    Weekend festival marks a rebirth for HotHouse
    When a nightclub dies, it's usually gone for good, lamented in fading memories. Such has been the case with the HotHouse. In its heyday — starting in 1987 when it opened as CIPEX (Center for International Performance and Exhibition) on Milwaukee...