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Woodstock Festival (1969)

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  • Jimi Hendrix is Reborn Again

    Jimi Hendrix is Reborn Again
    John Ridley's Hendrix biopic, All Is by My Side, starring dead ringer and Outkast member André Benjamin as Jimi (but without any of Jimi's actual music), premiered last month at the Toronto Film Festival (to mixed reviews). On Nov. 5, Bloomsbury publishes Starting At Zero: His Own Story, a collection of Hendrix's own lyrics and writings — on hotel stationary, cigarette packs and beer mats — stitched together with interviews and lyrics. That same day, Experience Hendrix, Jimi's official estate, unleashes their own double-dose: American Masters: Jimi Hendrix — Hear My Train A Comin', a PBS documentary (beefed up with extras for the DVD), and Miami Pop Festival, a CD and double 12" vinyl release marking the first time the Experience's 1968 performance hits the non-bootleg market.
  • Travel costs jump in first year of VHSL realignment for Peninsula, Bay Rivers schools

    Travel costs jump in first year of VHSL realignment for Peninsula, Bay Rivers schools
    When she saw the swollen numbers, Beth Mair was actually relieved. With Virginia High School League reclassification creating more travel, both in the regular season and playoffs, she knew expenses for Hampton's four high schools would rise. But at...

    Naperville to rock with student music

    Naperville to rock with student music
    Woodstock, Lollapalooza, Glastonbury, Lilith Fair, Bonnaroo. And now Naperville. Taking stage from noon to 9 p.m. Saturday, the School of Rock Summer Music Fest will give a youthful nod to the world's colossal music festivals, featuring a dozen...

    Classical Corner

    Classical Corner
    Chicago Sinfonietta: Music director Mei-Ann Chen previews the orchestra's 2014-15 season in its open-air debut in the western suburbs. 8 p.m. Saturday, Cantigny Park, 1 S 151 Winfield Road, Wheaton; $22-$24; 630-260-8162, cantigny.org or...

    Powder Ridge Owner Hopes To Resurrect Music Festival

     Powder Ridge Owner Hopes To Resurrect Music Festival
    MIDDLEFIELD — They say you can't go home again, but Sean Hayes wants to ride the magic bus back to 1970, when 30,000 young people invaded the Powder Ridge ski area for what became known as "the greatest rock concert that never happened." Hayes...