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  • Civil-rights soundtrack still on freedom highway

    Civil-rights soundtrack still on freedom highway
    In the midst of the stirring "Glory," the musical centerpiece of the Oscar-nominated movie "Selma," South Side rapper Common delivers a terse summation of how words, melody and a protest merged during the civil-rights movement.
  • Grammys 2015: At MusiCares gala, Bob Dylan overshadows his admirers

    Grammys 2015: At MusiCares gala, Bob Dylan overshadows his admirers
    Not surprisingly given the honoree, a sense of mystery ran through the first 90 or so minutes of the annual Grammy-week MusiCares Person of the Year fundraising gala. As acts including Bonnie Raitt, Los Lobos, Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen, Norah Jones,...

    Center Stage extends 'One Night in Miami' again; Everyman names new managing director

    Center Stage extends 'One Night in Miami' again; Everyman names new managing director
    Call it "One Winter in Baltimore." For the second time, Center Stage has announced an extension of its brilliant production of "One Night in Miami…," the inventive play by Kemp Powers about the 1964 evening that Cassius Clay (just before he...

    Jerry Zezima: Carrying the flag for Connecticut in 'Lincoln' movie clash

    As a Connecticut Yankee born and bred or perhaps I should say born and white-bread, which is how most people think of Connecticut Yankees I have always loved history, not just because I am old enough to be historical myself, but because I could never do...

    Four Seasons Founder Bob Gaudio Tells Stories Behind 'Jersey Boys'

    Four Seasons Founder Bob Gaudio Tells Stories Behind  'Jersey Boys'
    After languishing for decades on old jukeboxes, wedding-DJ playlists and your mom's favorite radio stations, the music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons — think "Sherry," "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Rag Doll," "December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night),"...