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  • Album review: "Otis Redding: Live On the Sunset Strip"

     
    Pop quiz: How many No. 1 hits did Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Otis Redding score before his death in 1967 in a plane crash? Answer: None. The R&B and soul great’s only chart-topping hit was “(Sittin’ On)......
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance' recap: Top 10 revealed

     
    On tonight's So You Think You Can Dance, the Top 10 will be revealed -- for real this time.We start out with a group dance featuring the Top 11 by choreographer Cassandra Chavez, a first-timer. She's great! It's also nice......
  • Jamie Cullum: Pop meets jazz at Hard Rock Live

     
    There are only four musicians in Jamie Cullum’s touring band, but that doesn’t include all the additional personalities that the guy keeps in his head. Hoagy Carmichael. Cole Porter. Jimi Hendrix. Ray Charles. Rihanna. Louis Armstrong. Those far-...
  • Live review: The Swell Season, She & Him and the Bird & the Bee at the Hollywood Bowl

     
    In another era, the Swell Season’s performance of “Falling Slowly” at the Hollywood Bowl on Sunday night would have been accompanied by 17,000 Bic lighters glowing in the summer air. The ballad catapulted the Swell Season, the Irish/Czech duo...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance' recap: Top 6 perform (for real)

     
    Well, for the first time in weeks, no one is injured and everyone is going to dance. Whew!Joining our usual trio of judges is U.S. ballroom champion Toni Redpath. Fantastic -- maybe we'll get some actual judging of tonight's ballroom......
  • 'American Idol' on MySpace: Blake Lewis reacts to the news of video tryouts

     
    In honor of “American Idol’s” 10th anniversary, the show’s producers are bringing the competition closer to home. From now through Oct. 6, aspiring Kelly Clarksons and couch potatoes alike can submit their own video auditions via MySpace,...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' recap: 'Our wildest cast ever!'

     
    Welcome back to the ballroom, dance fans! We’re at the top of yet another sequin-studded season of “Dancing With the Stars.” This time around, we’ve got a Baby, a comedian, a football player, a Brady, and a Palin. Not to......
  • This recording artist is considered the Godfather of northern soul music? a) James Brown b) Otis Redding c) Curtis Mayfield

    ANSWER: c) Curtis Mayfield
  • Bulldog Otis — ruler of the house

    While on one of my infamous walks about town looking for special animals and their owners, I came upon a young lady named Meghan McMannus who had an obvious crush on her dog, Otis. It was "Otis this, Otis that" — she could not say enough about Otis....
  • L.A. Story

    L.A. Story
    Rock stars, Jazzers, Pachucos...they may have grown up somewhere else quaint, like Sandusky, Ohio, or Canada, but they made their mark here—lived, created and died here. Music is as much a part of the L.A. legacy as film and television. From the bebop...
  • Jilly's Naperville

    There are places in Chicago where you go for great food, and places you go for great music. Still, we wondered: Are there places that suit both needs, without changing seats? We sent music critic Howard Reich and restaurant critic Phil Vettel out together...