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  • Alan Rubin dies at 68; Blues Brothers trumpeter

    Alan Rubin dies at 68; Blues Brothers trumpeter
    Trumpet player Alan Rubin was recruited to join the Blues Brothers after backing up John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd in the "Saturday Night Live" television skits that spawned the band in the late 1970s. One of many gifted session musicians in the group,...
  • Chi-Tunes: The Wall & the Window

    Chi-Tunes: The Wall & the Window
    Chicago folk-rockers the The Wall & the Window answered our Chi-Tunes questionnaire. Do the same and your band could appear in RedEye! What makes your live show great? It's very intimate, and what you hear is what you get. Sometimes we pull out the...
  • Top concerts 2011, from Le Butcherettes to Paul Simon

    Top concerts 2011, from Le Butcherettes to Paul Simon
    Here are my favorite concerts from 2011: 1. Le Butcherettes at Lollapalooza, Aug. 5: Teri Gender Bender, aka Teresa Suarez, wears a red-stained butcher's smock and flings her high-heels into the crowd, the better to stomp, twirl, somersault and stage-...
  • Interview: G. Love returns to his roots

    Interview: G. Love returns to his roots
    When G. Love started tossing around ideas for his new album, he found himself revisiting his roots as a young blues lover kicking around Philadelphia. The album, "Fixin' to Die," pays tribute to the raw sound of Delta bluesmen while turning up the volume...
  • Members of Jewish fraternity Alpha Epsilon Pi organize new alumni club

    Members of Jewish fraternity Alpha Epsilon Pi organize new alumni club
    One member said he formed lifelong friendships in the fraternity and his connection to the group has helped him be successful in his profession. Another said the club improves the world through its community service projects. A third said membership in...
  • Community Commentary: End of 2011 O.C. Fair means a time to reflect on good times we had

    Community Commentary: End of 2011 O.C. Fair means a time to reflect on good times we had
    See a world in a grain of sand And a heaven in a wild flower. William Blake, 1863 See a world in the fair at hand And eleven for its wild power Steven Beazley, 2011 The 2011 Orange County Fair was more than an annual event adding another rung to its...
  • PASSINGS: Donald L. Taffner, Wardell Quezergue, Eve Brent

    PASSINGS: Donald L. Taffner, Wardell Quezergue, Eve Brent
    Donald L. Taffner Distributor brought British TV shows to U.S. Donald L. Taffner, 80, an independent television distributor and producer who adapted and delivered "The Benny Hill Show" and other British comedy programs for U.S. broadcasts, died...
  • 11 de Septiembre queda marcado con nuevo monumento a las víctimas

    <b>11 de Septiembre queda marcado con nuevo monumento a las v&#237;ctimas</b>
    Determinados a nunca olvidar pero quizás listos para seguir adelante, los estadounidenses dieron el domingo al 11 de septiembre un lugar en la historia y dejaron un recuerdo para una nueva generación. Una ceremonia solemne de recordación se realizó en el...
  • Former U.S. Sen. Charles Percy dies

    Former U.S. Sen. Charles Percy dies
    Charles H. Percy, a brilliant businessman who represented Illinois for nearly 20 years in the U.S. Senate, once headed the chamber’s powerful Foreign Relations Committee, and harbored unrealized ambitions to run for the presidency, died early...
  • Local rock act Dreamboat Armada a finalist to play London's Hard Rock Calling Festival

    Local rock act Dreamboat Armada a finalist to play London's Hard Rock Calling Festival
    The opportunity to share a bill with Bruce Springsteen, Soundgarden and Paul Simon is rare, especially for a band that only started a year ago in Howard County. Yet that is the position Dreamboat Armada finds itself in, fighting to earn a spot at Hard...
  • Carrie Fisher shares her checkered past in 'Wishful Drinking'

    Carrie Fisher shares her checkered past in 'Wishful Drinking'
    She survived drugs, booze, parental issues, complex relationships and a metal bikini, not to mention the electroconvulsive shock therapy that helps her cope with bipolar disorder. And Carrie Fisher has a lot to say about all of it. In 2006, the actress...